6th July, 2020
Hurray! Veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo aka RMD, clocks 59 today.
RMD, who has been a big inspiration to a lot of actors, took to social media to share sizzling hot photos to celebrate his day.
Sharing the dapper new photos of himself; RMD wrote; “59 and counting! Grateful! Thankful! #birthdayboy #2020nofallingofhand”
In another post, RMD wrote: “What a birthday this is turning out to be. I have to start saying thank you now for all the outpouring of love. Looks like you guys have posted the 59 photos already. Or should I go ahead and still post? I’m ready o!”
Mofe-Damijo was born in Aladja community of Udu Kingdom, near Warri, Delta State.
He attended Midwest College, Warri, and Anglican Grammar School and was a member of the Drama Club.
He enrolled in 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.
Mofe-Damijo took part in a television soap opera in the late ’80s called Ripples. Before then, he had a stint with Concord Newspapers and Metro Magazine as a reporter.
Mofe-Damijo was married to Nigerian journalist/publisher, May Ellen-Ezekiel. After her death in 1996, Richard Mofe-Damijo married TV personality, Jumobi Adegbesan, who later left TV for the corporate world.
Mofe-Damijo has four children: two with his current wife and two from his previous marriage.