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RMD: Richard Mofe-Damijo Biography, Net Worth, Age, Wife, Daughter, Career.
Who is RMD?
“RMD” the abbreviation became popular due to his constant appearance on the scene and probably because he has a long name together. RMD as we can tell stands for Richard Mofe-Damijo. He is a Nigerian actor, writer, producer, lawyer, and former journalist.
How Old is Richard Mofe-Damijo
He was born on 6th July 1961. RMD will be 61 years old by July 2022. Mofe-Damijo is a native of Aladja community of Udu Kingdom, Delta State.
RMD: Richard Mofe-Damijo FindIt Profile
|Full Name:||Richard Eyimofe Evans Mofe-Damijo|
|Born:||6th of July, 1961|
|Age:||61 years old (July 2022)|
|Place of Birth:||Aladja, Delta State|
|Alma Mater:||University of Benin (Theatre Art) & University of Lagos (Law)|
|Married to:||May Ellen-Ezekiel (late), Jumobi Adegbesan|
|Occupation:||Actor, writer, movie producer, and a lawyer|
|Net worth:||$5-7 million|
The Delta State-born actor attended Midwest College, Warri, and Anglican Grammar School and was a member of the Drama Club. He continued his study at the University of Benin, where he studied Theatre Arts. Mofe-Damijo returned to the university in 1997 to pursue a degree in law at the University of Lagos, where he graduated in 2004.
In 2009, RMD served as the Delta State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism. He was named Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2005. In 2016, he was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 12th Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Following graduation, Mofe-Damijo appeared in the soap opera Ripples but he rose to prominence as the villain Segun Kadiri in the rival drama Checkmate.
He has previously worked as a writer for Concord Newspapers Metro Magazine and Quality. Out of Bounds was his first movie in which he was credited as a writer and producer. Mofe-Damijo was named Best Actor in a Leading Role at the African Movie Academy Awards for the first time in 2005. He and Nigerian journalist, Mimi Fawaz co-hosted the 2016 GLO-CAF Awards on January 5, 2017. He received a Black Star Honor at the Rhymes on Da Runway in Gold Coast, Ghana event on December 8, 2021.
RMD Political Career
In 2008, Mofe-Damijo was named Special Adviser on Culture and Tourism to then Delta State Governor, Emmanuel Uduagha. In 2009, he was appointed Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State, Nigeria. His term was over in 2015.
RMD: Richard Mofe-Damijo’s Wife
Mofe-Damijo was married to journalist/publisher and talk show host, May Ellen ‘MEE’ Ezekiel. After her death in 1996, Mofe-Damijo married a TV personality, Jumobi Adegbesan, who later left TV presenting for the corporate world.
RMD: Richard Mofe-Damijo’s Children
He has five children: two with his current wife and three from his previous marriage.
- Out of Bounds, 1997
- Hostages, 1997
- Diamond Ring, 1998
- Scores to Settle, 1998
- Freedom, 1999
- Love, 2003
- Keeping Faith: Is That Love, 2003
- When God Says Yes, 2003
- Romantic Attraction, 2003
- Emotional Pain, 2003
- The Intruder, 2003
- I Will Die For You, 2003
- The Legend, 2004
- I want Your Wife, 2004
- The Mayors, 2004
- True Romance, 2004
- Burning Desire, 2004
- Critical Assignment, 2004
- Indecent Act, 2004
- Engagement Night, 2004
- Critical Decision, 2004
- Behind Closed Doors, 2005
- The Bridesmaid, 2005
- Darkest Night, 2005
- Welcome to Nollywood, 2007
- 30 Days in Atlanta, 2014
- Oloibiri, 2015
- Okafor’s Law, 2016
- The Grudge, 2016
- Hush, 2016- 2017
- Dinner, 2016
- The Wedding Party, 2016
- Three Wise Men, 2016
- 10 days in Sun City, 2017
- The Wedding Party 2, 2017
- I Love My Wife Even After Death, 2017
- Boxing Day: A Day After Christmas, 2017
- My God never fails me, 2018
- God Calling, 2018
- Chief Daddy, 2018
- Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons, 2018
- Cross Roads, 2018
- The Hour, 2019
- Castle And Castle, 2019
- Blood And Oil, 2019
RMD’s Awards and nominations
- Best Actor in a Leading Role, Africa Movie Academy Awards, 2005
- Best of Nollywood Awards – Special Recognition Award, 2012
- Africa Movie Academy Awards – Lifetime Achievement Award, 2016
- Africa Movie Academy Awards – Overall Best Actor in a Leading Role, in the movie Cross Road, 2018
RMD Net worth
Richard Mofe-Damijo is estimated to be worth $7 million.
Facts about RMD
Richard Mofe-Damijo is estimated to be between $5-7 million.
The current RMD’s wife is Jumobi Adegbesan.
Richard Mofe Damijo’s first child is Oghenekome Mofe Damijo. He is a Nollywood actor.
Mofe-Damijo is a native of Aladja community of Udu Kingdom, Delta State.
He is an Urhobo man, despite having an Itsekiri name.
RMD first wife was May Ellen Ezekial Mofe-Damijo (1956 – 1996), popularly known as MEE. She was a Nigerian journalist and writer who founded and published Classique magazine. She died in 1996.
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