Biography of Richard Mofe-Damijo – Career, Education And Family

Richard Mofe Biography

The biography of an Iconic Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo, popularly known as RMD. A Nigerian actor, writer, producer and lawyer.

Richard Mofe-Damijo Biography

The award-winning actor was born on July 6, 1961. He is not only an actor, he is also a producer, writer and Lawyer. He is Popularly known as RMD.

Full NameRichard Eyimofe Evans Damijo
Age60 years (2021)
State of originDelta State, Nigeria
Marital statusMarried
WifeJumobi Adegbesan

Richard Mofe Education

Richard was born in Aldja, Udu LGA, Delta state. He attended Midwest College Warri and Anglican Grammar school. He moved to the University of Benin where he studied Theatre Arts and graduated in 1983.

He further moved to the University of Lagos where he studied Law and graduated with a Masters Degree in Law and was called to Bar in 2003.

Richard Mofe Personal life

Richard Mofe-Damijo got married to a television personality in 2000. He was once married to May Ellen Ezekiel (MEE) a Nigerian Journalist who died in 1966. Richard is blessed with 4 children.

Richard Mofe Career

Mofe-Damijo started his acting career by performing in the drama club in his high school. He later started to report for Concord Newspaper, Metro magazine and the Guardian in his 30s.

He published and sold Nigeria’s first all-gloss magazine for men, titled Mister. He was also featured in a TV soap opera called Ripples after he graduated from school.

However, the first film that earned him Writer/Producer credit was ‘Out of Bound’. More-Damijo was chosen as the Best Actor in a leading role at the Africa Movie Academy Award in 2005. Richard starred in more than 200 Nollywood movies.

His success in the movie industry and some personal records of excellence earned him the post of Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State.

Richard Mofe State of Origin

Where is Richard Mofe State of Origin? Richard hails from Aladja, Delta State, Southern Nigeria.

Richard Mofe Wife

Richard Mofe first wife? May Ellen Ezekial Mofe-Damijo is also known as MEE is the ex-wife Richard Mofe-Damijo. May Ellen is now late, she died in 1996.

She Nigerian journalist and writer who was the publisher of Classique magazine, a celebrity and entertainment journal that has ceased publication. She was born in 1956 and died in 1996.

Richard Mofe Biography

Who is the current wife of Richard Mofe? Jumobi Adegbesan is the present wife of Richard Mofe Damijo. they got married in 2000 four years after the death of Richard’s first wife.

Jumobi Adegbesan is a television presenter born on the 27th of January 1972

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