Friday, March 31

Mofe-Damijo At 61 Youthful, Active And Still Counting

By Emeka Obitube (Umunna TV)

One of Nigeria’s favorite Nollywood veteran, Richard Eyimofe Evans Mofe-Damijo popularly known as (RMD) has taken to his social media handle to mark his 61st birthday anniversary with stunning images as he celebrates 61 years of gratefulness and thanksgiving.

The Nigerian actor, writer, producer, lawyer, former journalist, wrote;

“This is 61 and counting! Super grateful and thankful for God’s Grace upon my life. Birthdays are a chance to look back and forward and all I see is God’s Grace upon the life of this shy warri boy that said yes to life.
Grateful for family, staff, friends and business partners and the hands in the creative industry that have given me so much joy and opportunities to shoot my shot!
To all July babies BIG ENERGY all through this perfect month.”

Mofe-Damijo, born in Aladja community, Udu kingdom of Delta State is one of the few veteran actors who has paid his dues in the film industry in Nigeria and beyond.

One time journalist with Concord Newspaper and Metro Magazine before venturing into entertainment.

Also former Special Adviser to Delta State Governor on Culture and Tourism and was later made the Honorable Commissioner Culture and Tourism Delta State in 2009.

Married to Jumobi Adegbesan in the year 2000, years after the demise of his first wife Ellen-Ezekiel Mofe-Damijo.

In 2005 RMD won Africa Movie Academy Award for best actor in a leading role and has won numerous awards in Nigeria and African continent.

RMD at 61 is already a grand father and his second marriage blessed with 5 children, three boys and two girls.

Happy birthday to one the shinning stars in the creative industry!

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