Desmond Oluwashola Elliot popularly known as Desmond Elliot is a Nigerian Actor, Movie Director, and Politician. He was born on the 4th of February 1974 to a Yoruba father and a Deltan mother. His father hails from Ologbowo, Lagos Island, Lagos, while his mother hails from Illah, Oshimili North, Delta State. He had his Primary school education at Airforce Primary school, Jos and he had his Secondary school education at St. John’s College, Jos.
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After completing his basic education, he proceeded to Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, in 2003 to obtain a degree in Economics. After obtaining his first degree in Economics, he was encouraged by a friend to join Nollywood in Nigeria. He heeded and started out acting in soap operas and proceeded to act in many soap operas like ‘Everyday people’, ‘Saints and Sinners’, ‘Super Story’, ‘One too much’ and many other soap operas.
|Real name||Desmond Elliot|
|Date of birth||4 February 1974|
|Country of Origin||Federal Republic of Nigeria|
|Source of Wealth||Politician, Endorsements, Movies|
|Net worth||N3.5 billion|
He started edging away from the norm and he began acting in movies like ‘Yahoo million’, ‘Men who cheat’, ‘Atlanta’ and several prominent movies counting over 200. He started out as a Co-Producer and Co-Director in 2008 when he worked on a movie called ‘Reloaded.’ The movie was released in 2008 and following its success, Desmond Elliot was nominated for several awards in 2008 to 2010 respectively.
In 2010 also, he competed to become the Ambassador for Face of Hope project, a non-profit, non-religious, NGO aimed at giving hope to the hopeless. He won, and in addition, he created his own NGO foundation called Desmond Elliot Foundation, which focuses on strengthening the health sector in Nigeria.
In September 2014, Desmond Elliot showed his interest in campaigning to run for a position in the Lagos State House Assembly under the All Progressive Congress (APC) Party. The next year in April, he emerged as the winner of the Surulere constituency House of Assembly. In 2019, he contested again for the same position and in the same constituency and he emerged a winner.
Desmond Elliot is a married man and is the husband of Victoria Elliot. The two of them tied the knot on the 25th of December 2003 in Akwa-Ibom state after courting for eight years. The duo manages Denziot Productions, a company focused on the sales and distribution of Nollywood movies. Together, they are blessed with 4 children.
Desmond Elliot Net worth
Desmond Elliot is listed as one of Nigeria’s top 10 richest actors alongside his contemporaries who have been in the business for over 15 years. He is not only an actor, but he is a Director, a Politician, an Entrepreneur, and a Philanthropist.
He has been acting for over 15 years and has garnered for himself a wide fan base, which helped him secure his position as a Lagos State House of Representative. He has acted in over 200 movies and has developed acting into his passion.
Desmond Elliot has a net worth of N3.5 billion, culminating from what he does as a person in Nigeria.
Desmond Elliot Cars
As one of the richest actors in Nigeria who has served and is still serving in a political capacity, he has many luxury cars to his name. Some of his cars are:
- A Ford Explorer valued at N12.8 million
- A Nissan Versa valued at N5.7 million
- A vintage Mercedes-Benz valued at N30.5 million
- A Toyota HiAce valued at N15.8 million
- A Range Rover Evoque valued at N23.8 million
- A Toyota 4Runner Classical valued at N15.8 million
- A 2010 Toyota Camry valued at N2.3 million
Desmond Elliot House
He currently lives in a mansion in a serene environment in Lekki worth millions of Naira.
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