Richard Mofe-Damijo, Nigeria's iconic actor

Our man crush for this Monday is the multi talented, veteran actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo.

Richard Mofe Damijo popularly known as RMD  was born on the 6th of July, 1961 at Aladja community of Udu Kingdom, near Warri in Delta State.

He attended Midwest College, Warri and Anglican Grammar School and was a member of the Drama Club. He enrolled at the University of Benin to continue his education and studied Theatre Arts. In 1997 Mofe-Damijo returned to the university to study Law at the University of Lagos and graduated in 2004.

RMD took part in a television soap opera in the late 80's called Ripples. Before then, he had a stint with Concord Newspapers and Metro Magazine as a reporter. Out of Bounds was the first film for which he received a writer/producer credit. In 2005 at the maiden edition of the African Movie Academy Awards Mofe-Damijo won the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

After years of acting, RMD ventured into politics as he was appointed Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta state.

In 2016 he won the Life Time Achievement award at the 12th Africa Movie Academy Awards. Richard Mofe-Damijo is married to  Jumobi Adegbesan and he is also a father to five lovely children.

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