RMD: Biography Of An Iconic Nigerian Actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo


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In this blog post, we’ll be discussing RMD biography, net worth, lifestyle, age, acting career, family, and more. So, watch out as it unfold in style.

RMD Biography and Early Life

Richard Mofe-Damijo popularly called RMD by his lovers is a veteran Nigerian actor, scriptwriter, producer, socialite, politician, and lawyer.

He was born on July 6, 1961, and his origin could be traced back to Aldja community, Udu Local Government Area, Delta State.

The veteran actor went to Midwest College, Warri, and Anglican Grammar School for his secondary school education.

As a lover of education, he proceeded to the University of Benin (Uniben) where he had a bachelor degree in Theatre Arts in 1983.

It’s the dream of Richard’s mum to see his son become a lawyer, RMD then went to the University of Lagos to studied Law, where he graduated in 2004, and called to the largest bar in Africa in 2005.

Fast forward to 2008, Richard More Bamijo was appointed as the special adviser to the minister of Culture and Tourism of Delta State.

In 2009, he himself became the commissioner of culture and tourism in Delta State.

Richard More Damijo Early Career

RMD acting career could be traced back to his High school days where he belonged to the drama club.

Later in his career, Mofe-Damijo ventured into journalism and reported for Concord Newspapers, Metro Magazine, and The Guardian.

There and then, he published the Nigeria’s first all-gloss magazine titled “Mister” and it was sold to men. After his graduation from the University, he featured in a TV soap opera called “Ripples.”

Subsequently, the beloved actor went further to write and produced his first film titled “Out of Bounds” after his breakthrough in the entertainment/movie industry.

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Ever since then, he has went on to feature in dozens of movies and won several awards in the industry.

List of Movies That RMD has feature

The famous Nigerian actor has starred in more than 60 movies and Tv series both within and outside Nigeria. This is very important aspect in RMD biography.. This is what made him.

Below is the list of some of the movies he has starred in:

  • Out of Bounds, 1997
  • Hostages, 1997
  • Scores to Settle, 1998
  • Diamond Ring, 1998
  • Freedom, 1999
  • When God Says Yes, 2003
  • Love, 2003
  • Keeping Faith: Is That Love, 2003
  • Romantic Attraction, 2003
  • The Intruder, 2003
  • I Will Die For You, 2003
  • Emotional Pain, 2003
  • The Mayors, 2004
  • True Romance, 2004
  • The Legend, 2004
  • I want Your Wife, 2004
  • Indecent Act, 2004
  • Engagement Night, 2004
  • Critical Decision, 2004
  • Burning Desire, 2004
  • Critical Assignment, 2004
  • The Bridesmaid, 2005
  • Darkest Night, 2005
  • Behind Closed Doors, 2005
  • Welcome to Nollywood, 2007
  • 30 Days in Atlanta, 2014
  • Oloibiri, 2015
  • Okafor’s Law, 2016
  • Three Wise Men, 2016
  • Dinner, 2016
  • The Wedding Party, 2016
  • The Grudge, 2016
  • Hush, 2016- 2017
  • I Love My Wife Even After Death, 2017
  • 10 days in Sun City, 2017
  • The Wedding Party 2, 2017
  • Boxing Day: A Day After Christmas, 2017
  • My God never fail me, 2018
  • Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons, 2018
  • Cross Roads, 2018
  • God Calling, 2018
  • Chief Daddy, 2018
  • Blood And Oil, 2019
  • The Hour, 2019
  • Castle And Castle, 2019

Mofe Damijo Personal Life

Mofe-Damijo passion for acting led him to the University of Benin where he bagged a degree in Theatre Arts.

But his mother dream was what led him to the University of Lagos for LLB degree. But unfortunately, his mother passed away even before he graduated. Sadly!

The former Delta State Minister on Culture and Tourism married his first lover, Mary Ellen Ezekiel who was a publisher and journalist.

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But as God wishes, the union between RMD and Mary Ellen Ezekiel came to an end in 1996 when Ellen left this sinful world. The marriage gave him a son though.

Few years after the tragic incident, he married Jumobi Adegbesan, a TV personality in 2000 and the union is blessed with additional 4 children.

Being a veteran actor, Mofe-Damijo has won tons of awards and recognition in the movie industry. Some of these award are listed below:

  • Africa Movie Academy Awards — Best Actor in a Leading Role 2005
  • Special Recognition Award — Best of Nollywood Awards 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

Richard Damijo’s Lifestyle

This man is full of charisma. He uses his social media pages to his satisfaction. Always happy, he enjoys posting his picture and that of his wife.

Mofe Damijo understands how to handle social media noises and had used that to keep himself away from several scandals.

However, as much as this man loves social media platforms, his wife, Jumobi Adegbesan has no record of online presence. Weird, isn’t.

Richard’s Other Businesses

The father of five is the founder and the CEO of RMD production. This establishment is the mother company of RMDtvng and RMDtheactor.

RMD Production is an entertainment organization that produces TV and Radio production, creative content, broadcasting e.t.c.

This production company is the engine room behind the famous sitcom “Trying and Mr. X family.”

The company also produced the highly celebrated kiddies show “Bed time with Granpa,” and the talk/live shows “Bridging the gap” and “Made in Warri.”

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More so, RMD owns White Water Limited, a Nigerian PR firm that deals with public relations consultation service.

What’s more, Mofe-Damijo love for charitable causes is second to none and as such, he founded the RMD Foundation.

RMD Net worth

Richard Mofe Damijo is a popular and one of the most loved Nollywood actors. Being a professional and experienced actor, he charges more for movie roles.

Adejumobi Adegbesan husband’s also make money from his Production company a d PR consultant firm.

By the virtue of all these money-making ventures, RMD net worth is not a joke compare to his counterpart in the industry. Talking about RMD Biography without his net worth is incomplete.

Be that as it may, this socialite also signed an endorsement deal with one of the leading real estate company in Lagos.

According to entrepreneur ng, Richard Mofe Damijo net worth is estimated to worth $7 million.


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