Biography of Richard Mofe Damijo and Net worth

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Richard Mofe Damijo Biography….Are you eager to know certain important facts about the popular Nigerian actorRichard Mofe Damijo? If yes, we have brought them here for your perusal. This article brings you information on the birth and parentage, education, profession, net worth as well as his family life.

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Full Name; Richard Mofe Damijo

Popular Name;RMD

Date of birth;6thJuly 1961

Father’s name;N/A

Mother’s name;N/A


Religious Affiliation;

Professions;Actor, politician, writer, producer.

State / LGA of Origin;Delta State

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RMD was born on the 6thof July 1961 in Aladja community of Udu kingdom in delta state. He grew up in his home town. Details of his parents and siblings are not available at the moment.


RMD began his primary education in his hometown, he started his secondary education in Midwest College in Warri but later completed the education in Anglican grammar school.

After the completion of his preliminary education(Primary and Secondary School), he enrolled in University of Benin for further studies in Theatre Arts. In 1997 he went back to Unilag study graduated in 2004 and of which he with a Master’s Degree in Law.


RMD started his career as a journalist. He later ditched journalism for acting. He had been doing an underground work during his years in the university where he had to share his time with master’s studies and participating in movie making.

He participated in a couple of TVprograms (soap opera) first of which is titled “Ripples” before finally bursting to lime light in the movie industry.

Out of bounce was the first movie he acted and received an award for. This movie came into existence in 1997. The list other movies RMD featured is given below;

  • 1997 Out of Bounds
  • Hostages
  • 1998 Scores to Settle
  • Diamond Ring
  • 1999 Freedom
  • 2003 When God Says Yes
  • The Richest Man
  • The Return
  • The Intruder
  • Soul Provider
  • Romantic Attraction
  • Private Sin
  • Passions
  • Love
  • Keeping Faith: Is That Love?
  • I Will Die for You
  • Emotional Pain
  • Ayomida
  • 2004 The Mayors
  • True Romance
  • The Legend
  • Standing Alone
  • Sisters’ Enemy
  • Queen
  • Little Angel
  • Kings Pride
  • I Want Your Wife
  • Indecent Girl
  • Indecent Act
  • I Believe in You
  • Engagement Night
  • Deadly Desire
  • Danger Signal
  • Critical Decision
  • Burning Desire
  • Critical Assignment
  • 2005 The Bridesmaid
  • Darkest Night
  • Bridge-Stone
  • Behind Closed Doors
  • Baby Girl
  • 2006 Angels of Destiny
  • 2007 Caught in the Middle
  • 2014 30 Days in Atlanta
  • 2016 Dinner
  • The Wedding Party
  • The Grudge
  • 2017 10 days in sun city
  • 2017The Wedding Party 2


RMD was married to May Ellen-Ezekiel who later died. After her demise, he remarried in the year 2000. He is currently married to Jumobi Adegbesanand has five children in all. Onefrom a previous marriage and four from the current marriage.

Awards/ honors;

In the course of RMD’s movie career, he has acquired the following awards and nominations.

  • 2005 he won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
  • 2009 Nominated for Best Film in Nigeria at 5th Africa Movie Academy Awards
  • 2012 Won Special Recognition Award at 2012 Best of Nollywood Awards
  • 2015 Nominated for Best Supporting Actor at 2015 Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards
  • 2016 Won Life Time Achievement Award at the 12th Africa Movie Academy Awards
  • 2017 Nominated for Best Actor in Leading Role at 2017 Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards

Political life;

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Mofe-Damijo has been involved in politics. He is a former commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State, Nigeria.

Net worth;

Though not very active in movie industry in recent times, but RMD is one of Nigeria’s wealthiest and highly influential actor with an estimated net worth of $7 million and still counting.

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