Richard Mofe-Damijo All You Need To Know About Him

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Richard Mofe-Damijo All You Need To Know About Him

Richard Mofe-Damijo is one of the oldest and experienced Nigerian actor and have been in the industry for over two decades. In this article,

I will be sharing 10 real facts about Richard Mofe-Damijo that will interest you :

Richard Mofe-Damijo All You Need To Know About Him


  1. Richard Mofe-Damijo, popularly known as RMD, is a Nigerian actor and former politican
  2. He was born on July 6th, 1961 , in Aladja Grammar of Udu Kingdom, near, Warri , Delta State where he hails from.
  3. He attended Midwest College, warri and Anglican Grammar School and was a member of the Drama club. He enrolled into the University of Benin to study Theatre Arts.
  4. RMD is also a lawyer by profession, he returned to University of Lagos to study law in 1997 and graduated in 2004 after studying theatre arts in UNIBEN.
  5. After his graduation from the university, RMD took part in a television soap opera in the late 80’S called Ripples , this was the beginning of his career in filming and acting.
  6. RMD was once a reporter working in the following media houses;  Concord Newspapers and Metro Magazine.
  7. RMD is also a writer/producer , the movie “Out of Bounds” was the first film for which he received a writer/producer credit.
  8. RMD was once a former commissioner for culture and tourism in his home town, Delta State, Nigeria.
  9. RMD was married to Nigerian journalist/publisher, May Ellen-Ezekiel before she died. In 1996, RMD remarried to TV personality, Jumobi Adegbesan, who later left TV for the corporate world. RMD has 4 children, 2 with his current wife and 2 from his previous marriage and he is also a grandfather.
  10. RMD have starred in over 200 movies and TV series from the beginning of his career, some of the movies includes; Out of bounds, the intruder, private sin,three wise man, wedding party 1&2, Suncity etc.  He is an award-winning actor who have won numerous awards such as;  In 2005 at the maiden edition of the African movie academy awards, RMD won the award for Best actor in a leading role.

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