Do you know who is considered the richest actor in Nollywood at this moment? How did he earn such wealth and position? We will answer all your questions in this post. Read below.
Richard Mofe-Damijo, better known as RMD, is a famous Nollywood actor who also received the title and duties of the ambassador for culture and tourism in the country. He was born on July 6, 1961, in Aladja, Delta State.
As we have already mentioned Richard Mofe-Damijo was born in Aladja, near Warri, Delta State. He received his primary education in Warri and secondary education at Anglican Grammar School and at the Midwestern College; he was also a member of the Drama Club.
Richard went to the University of Benin, where he studied Theatre Arts very diligently, becoming one of the best students. In 1997, Mofe-Damijo decided to diversify his education a bit and applied to the University of Lagos to study law, he graduated with a Masters degree in 2004.
After graduating from the university, Richard found his first job. He worked as the journalist, and this brought him the first glory. Over time, the actor realised that he needed to move on and abandoned journalism.
His first role was in the television series “Ripples.” For the film “Out of Bounds” Richard received the first recognition. In 2005, he won Best Actor in a Leading Role at the African Movie Academy Awards.
As for now, the actor has more than 200 roles in various films. The pearls of his collection were such films: Out of Bounds, Scores to Settle, Hostages, The Messenger, Diamond Ring, etc.
Despite his sincere love for cinema art, Richard fell in love with May Ellen-Ezekiel, who worked in the mass media and became a successful journalist. His wife was a truly beautiful woman. Unfortunately, she died in 1996.
RMD’s current wife is Jumobi Adegbesan. Mofe-Damijo has four children, two daughters and two sons. Richard is a wonderful husband, father, and grandpa.
Richard Mofe Damijo’s net worth
Who is the richest in Nigeria among Nollywood actors? Richard Mofe Damijo’s income grew precisely from year to year, and in 2018 his hard work and popularity brought him to the throne of the richest Nollywood actor.
The net worth of RMD according to austinemedia.com is $7 million while bionetworth.com.ng claims that the net worth of the actor is $15 million, both amounts are impressive. The actor is the highest paid actor in Nollywood.
Thanks to the boundless love of cinema, Richard Mofe-Damijo became not only one of the most popular and in-demand actors in Nigeria but also became the richest acto. He shares his successes with the family, who loves him very much. We wish the actor good luck and a lot of roles in the future.