RMD Biography | Early Life, Career, Net Worth
His complete name is Richard Eyimofe Evans Mofe-Damijo. He was born on 6th July 1961 and is one of the most outstanding actors in Nollywood. RMD is also a writer and producer.
Additionally, he is a trained lawyer.
He equally once served as the Delta State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism.
In addition, RMD is an award-winning actor and has so many such awards to his credit. He has made an excellent name for himself in the acting industry, and his reputation is simply impressive.
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RMD Biography | Early life
RMD was born on 6th July 1961 and raised in the Aladja community, the Udu Kingdom close to Warri, Delta State. He had his secondary education at Midwest College in Warri and also attended Anglican Grammar School.
While he was in secondary school, he was a member of the Drama Club of the school.
Upon completing his secondary education, he got admitted into the University of Benin to study Theatre Arts.
After graduating with his first degree, RMD went back to the university to study Law; this time around, he was admitted to the University of Lagos for his law degree studies, and he graduated in 2004.
RMD Biography | Acting career
After leaving the university, RMD participated in Ripples, a TV soap opera that aired in the late ’80s.
He worked with Concord Newspaper as a reporter for a short spell before this time. He equally worked as a reporter with Metro Magazine.
The first film for which he was credited as the writer and producer was Out of Bounds.
After that, he started winning awards from the 2005 edition of the African Movie Academy Awards, at which event he won the award for the Best Actor in a Leading Role.
He has never stopped since then.
RMD has featured in so many movies in the course of his acting career, some of which are:
- Out of Bonds released in 1997
- Hostage released in 1997
- Scores to Settle was released in 1998
- Diamond Ring was released in 1998
- Freedom was released in 1999
- The Price, released in 1999
- When God Says Yes, released in 1999
- The Richest Man, The Return, The Intruder, Soul Provider, and Romantic
- Attraction were also released in 1999
- Private Sin, Passions, Love, Keeping the faith: Is That Love, I Will Die for You, Emotional Pain, and Ayomida all released in 2003
He has an endless list of great works to his credit.
RMD Biography | Awards
Best Film in Nigeria for State of The Heart at the 2009 edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards
Special Recognition Award at the 2012 edition of Best of Nollywood Awards
Best Supporting Actor in the movie titled 30 days in Atlanta at the 2015 edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards
Best Actor in Leading Role for the movie titled Oloibiri at the 2017 edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards and the Africa Movie Academy Awards.
What is RMD’S Net worth
RMD is undoubtedly one of the richest Nollywood actors today, and his net worth is estimated to be $5.8 million.