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Ten (10) things you probably didn’t know about RMD


RMD at 60

Veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD) turns 6o today, June 6th, 2021.

Here are ten (10) you probably didn’t know about the ageless actor;

  1. Mofe-Damijo was born in Aladja community of Udu Kingdom, near Warri, Delta State.
  2.  In 1997 Mofe-Damijo enrolled to study law at the University of Lagos and graduated in 2004.
  3. He was married to Nigerian journalist/publisher, May Ellen-Ezekiel (MEE), after her death in 1996, Richard Mofe-Damijo remarried TV personality, Jumobi Adegbesan, who later left TV for the corporate world.
  4. He is a grandfather to two grandchildren
  5. His favourite food is beans and plantain.
  6. Before he joined the entertainment industry, he was a journalist working with the  Concord Newspaper and Metro Magazine as a reporter.
  7. He has been a Sunday School teacher for at least ten years and counting.
  8.  In 2005 at the maiden edition of the African Movie Academy Awards he won the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
  9. He received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 12th Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2016.
  10. He 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.
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