Richard Eyimofe Evans Mofe-Damijo Best known as RMD, is a Nigerian actor, director, producer, investor, politician and a philanthropist, and former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State. In 2005 he won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. He received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 12th Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2016.
Richard Mofe Damijo RMD has starred in over 200 movies which include Out of Bounds, Hostages, Scores to Settle, Diamond Ring, The Messenger, and lot more.
His career success has left his fans searching the internet trying to know more about his career and personal life.
Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD) Profile
- Name: Richard Mofe Damijo RMD
- Known As: RMD
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Occupation: Former Journalist, Actor, Producer and a politician.
- Up Time: 2005 till date
- Marriage: Currently married to his second wife and blessed with children
- Net Worth: he has an estimated net worth of $7 million
Richard Mofe Damijo RMD Biography and Cereer
Richard Mofe Damijo RMD is a Nigerian actor, director, producer, investor, politician and a philanthropist, and former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State. He was born on 6th July 1961 in Aladja community of Udu Kingdom in Warri, Delta State of Nigeria. He is currently 59 years old as of 2020.
The former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State, Nigeria. Richard Mofe Damijo RMD completed his primary school education in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria and obtained his First School Leaving Certificate.
After completing his primary school education, Richard Mofe Damijo RMD proceeded to Midwest College in Warri but he later completed his secondary school education in Anglican Grammar School in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria and obtained his West African Senior School Certificate.
During his secondary school days, Richard Mofe Damijo RMD was actively involved in drama and performing arts. He was a member of a Drama Club in his school.
After completing his secondary school education, Richard Mofe Damijo RMD proceeded to University of Benin in Edo State, Nigeria where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts.
After obtaining his first degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Benin in 1997, Richard Mofe Damijo RMD went further to University of Lagos to pursuea dgree in Law, Rihard Mofe Damijo RMD later graduated in 2004 with a Master’s Degree in Law. After completing his tertiary education, Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD) first worked as a Nigerian journalist and was popularly known as MEE.
Richard Mofe Damijo RMD later quit the Journalism job and joined the Nigerian movie industry Nollywood and acted in his first television soap opera “Ripples”. The film became a very popular and skyrocket him to fame. The movie “Ripples” won him an award for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Richard Mofe Damijo RMD Movies
Richard Mofe Damijo RMD has starred in over 200 movies and television series both locally and internationally, below are the list of his selected work;
- 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
Richard Mofe Personal Life RMD Personal Life
In 1996, Richard Mofe Damijo RMD got married to his long time girl friend Mary Ellen Ezekiel. The marriage later ended up after her death. In 2000, Richard Mofe Damijo RMD got married again to his second wife Jumobi Adegbesan and the marriage is currently blessed with kids.
Richard Mofe Damijo RMD was appointed as the Special Adviser of Culture and Tourism to the then Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan in 2008, then became the commissioner for the Culture and Tourism of Delta State, Nigeria in 2009. His tenure ended in 2015
RichardMofe Damijo RMD Awards And Recognition
In 2005, Richard Mofe Damijo RMD won the award for 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. other notable ones Include;
- Special Recognition Award, Best of Nollywood Awards, 2012
- Lifetime Achievement Award, Africa Movie Academy Awards, 2016
- Overall Best Actor in a Leading Role, in the movie Cross Road, Africa Movie Academy Awards, 2018
Richard Mofe Damijo’s Net Worth
Richard Mofe Damijo RMD is currently one of the richest and most influential actor in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $7 million.
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