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Who is Richard Mofe-Damijo? Richard Mofe-Damijo known as RMD by many is known to be a Nigerian Actor, Producer, Lawyer, Writer, Veteran Actor, and Politician. Richard Mofe-Damijo’s full name is Richard Eyimofe Evans Mofe-Damijo, but his short-formed name in which he is also popularly known for is RMD. Richard Mofe-Damijo was born on the 6th of July, 1961. Even though on Richard Mofe-Damijo’s Instagram Profile, he didn’t describe himself as a Politician, a lot of people knew him as a Politician. In this article, we’ll be revealing to you a lot of things about Richard Mofe-Damijo like Richard Mofe-Damijo’s Biography, Richard Mofe-Damijo’s Lifestyle, Richard Mofe-Damijo’s Career, Richard Mofe-Damijo’s Wife, Richard Mofe-Damijo in Acting, Richard Mofe-Damijo’s Children, Richard Mofe-Damijo’s Personal Life, and everything you need to know about Richard Mofe-Damijo better known as RMD.
Richard Mofe-Damijo’s Age
Richard Mofe-Damijo’s Age is currently 59-years-old. RMD was born on the 6th of July, 1961.
Richard Mofe-Damijo’s Early Life And Education
Richard Mofe-Damijo’s early life is with his Education. The 59-year-old Richard Mofe-Damijo was born in the Aladija Community of Udu Kingdom in Warri, Delta State. Back then, he attended the Midwest College, Warri. He also attended Grammar School, Warri where he finished his Primary and Secondary education.
Then, he proceeded to the higher institution level of Education where he attended The University of Benin. At the University of Benin, Richard studied Theatre Arts as a course. Richard Mofe-Damijo graduated from the University of Benin with a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts. He didn’t just end there. He went back to the University and studied Law. He studies that LAW at the University of Lagos. Richard went back to study LAW in the year 1997 and he graduated with a Masters Degree in International Law and Diplomacy in the year 2004. Then after his Education, he didn’t practice law as a profession but went into Full Time Acting.
Richard Mofe-Damijo’s Career
Richard Mofe-Damijo’s career was a great one indeed. Since he finished at the University of Lagos in 2004 Studying Law, he worked as a Nigerian Journalist. At that time, he was popularly described as MEE. He was even a reporter for Concord Newspaper, Metro Magazines, and some others. Richard then quitted the Journalism job and joined the Nigerian Movie Industry popularly known as Nollywood. Then he became an Actor. Before that time, Richard was featured in his first movie titled ‘Ripples’ back then in 1996. The movie ‘Ripples’ made Richard Mofe-Damijo more famous in his career. It won him an award for the Best Actor in a leading role at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2005. Richard’s acting didn’t just end there but got paused for a while when he went into Politics.
Richard Mofe-Damijo’s Career in Politics
Richard was also a well-known Politician. Richard’s career in Politics was majorly from the year 2007 to 2013. In 2011, he was the commissioner for Sphere of Culture and Tourism in Delta State (Richard Mofe-Damijo’s State).
Richard Mofe-Damijo’s Life In Acting
Richard Mofe-Damijo is a popular Nigerian actor who has been in the Nollywood industry for over 2 decades. In his life, he has acted in more than 302 Nollywood movies. In 2005, RMD won the award of the best actor in a leading role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Most Prominent Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. Some of the movies Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD) has acted in are:
- Scores to Settle
- Out of Bounds
- The Wedding Party
- Diamond Ring,
- The Messenger
- And many more.
Back then in 2005 also, the movie titled, ‘The Messenger’ which he was featured in won him the award for the Best Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and also the Most Promising Actor in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards. Right now, Richard is currently managing his own production industry which is RMD Production LTD. In the industry, he has focused on the continuous production of his Drama Series titled, ‘Mr. X Family Show.’
Richard Mofe-Damijo’s Net Worth
Right now, Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD) is known to be one of the highest-paid performing actors and most influential in the Nollywood industry. He is currently worthing at least $6 million dollars.
Richard Mofe-Damijo’s Family
Richard Mofe-Damijo’s Family life is an elongated story. He has married twice in his life. He first married back then in 1996 to his girlfriend, Mary Ellen Ezekiel. Mary Ellen was an editor of a newspaper and a famous TV personality. But unfortunately for Richard, he lost his wife, Mary Ellen Ezekiel. She died when she went through surgery to cure fibroid but went to her maker from there.
Later in the year 2000, Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD) married another woman whose name is Jumobi Adegbesan. Jumobi is still Richard’s wife currently. She is currently a Journalist. Right now, Richard is a proud father of 5 Children (two daughters and three sons). Not just a Father, but also a GrandFather.
Conclusion (Richard Mofe Damijo’s (RMD) Biography)
Richard Mofe Damijo’s (RMD) life has been a good one from his early life, to his career, to his Education Life, to his career in politics, to his life in acting, to his Net Worth, and to his family. What do you think about the life of RMD?