RMD Biography

Richard Eyimofe Evans Mofe-Damijo popularly recognized as RMD is a Nigerian actor and former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State, he was born on the 6th of July 1961. In 2005 he won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. He has also honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 12th Africa Movie Academy Awards.

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Richard Eyimofe Evans Mofe-Damijo
Richard Eyimofe Evans Mofe-Damijo
Real nameRichard Eyimofe Evans Mofe-Damijo
Date of birth6 July 1961
Country of OriginFederal Republic of Nigeria
Source of WealthEndorsements, Movies
Net worth₦2.66 Billion
WifeJumobi Adegbesan

RMD was born and brought up in the Aladja community of the Udu Kingdom, in Warri, Delta State Nigeria. He attended the Midwest College, Warri, and Anglican Grammar School and was a strong member of the Drama Club. He furthered his tertiary education at the University of Benin and studied Theatre Arts, RMD went back to the university in 1997, where he studied law at the University of Lagos and graduated in 2004. After he graduated from the university, RMD participated in a TV soap opera called Ripples. Prior to the soap opera, he had a job with Concord Newspapers and Metro Magazine as a reporter, the movie  Out of Bounds was his first film for which he received a write and producer credit. In 2005 at the first edition of the African Movie Academy Awards, he won the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

Personal life

RMD was married to a Nigerian journalist and publisher, May Ellen-Ezekiel, but she  passed away in 1996, RMD then remarried a TV personality, Jumobi Adegbesan, she later left the TV job for the corporate world.

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RMD  Personal life
RMD and Jumobi Adegbesan

RMD has Five children, two from his current wife and two from his late wife. RMD is a proud father of five, three sons and two daughters, and a grandchild as well. He shares pictures of his beautiful family on social media and often shows his gratitude for the strong bond he has with his children, grandchildren, and wife.

Richard Mofe-Damijo
Richard Mofe-Damijo

RMD was appointed as the Special Adviser of Culture and Tourism to the former Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan in 2008, then he later became the commissioner for Culture and Tourism of Delta State, Nigeria in 2009.

RMD Net Worth

RMD is a Nigerian veteran actor and was former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State. His tenure ended in 2015, he has starred in over 200 movies in Nigeria, his net worth is estimated at about ₦2.66 Billion and Richard Mofe-Damijo is one of the Richest Actors In Nigeria

RMD Cars

BMW 4 Series Coupé

RMD BMW 4 Series Coupé
RMD BMW 4 Series Coupé

This nice exotic car cost N19million, it is designed a two-door five-seat all-wheel-drive sedan car, it features a 3.0-liter gas inline 6-cylinder engine, 24 valves producing a 322 hp at 5500 rpm and torque of 332 ft-lbs at 1380 rpm; 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission system producing a hit speed of 0 to 60 mile per hour in just 3.1 seconds. RMD enjoys the prestige and comforts the car gives him.

Toyota Land Cruiser

rmd Toyota Land Cruiser
rmd Toyota Land Cruiser

The Toyota Land Cruiser is said to cost about N30million, it is a super luxury car owned by the famous Nollywood actor Richard Mofe Damijo, The car is Full-time 4WD system with Active Traction Control and a Torsen®96 limited-slip center differential with locking feature, Unitized steel body on 10-member high-tensile-steel ladder frame and an Independent double-wishbone front suspension with coil springs and stabilizer bar; 4-link rear suspension with coil springs, stabilizer bar, and semi-floating axle.

  • MSRP: From N30million 
  • Towing capacity: 8,100 lbs
  • MPG: 13 city / 17 highway
  • Dimensions: 195″ L x 78″ W x 74″ H
  • Seating capacity: 5, 8

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Mercedes-Benz GLE

RMD Mercedes-Benz GLE
RMD Mercedes-Benz GLE

The Mercedes GLE is in RMD car collection and it’s one of his favorite, and cost him about N24.7million

Most Benz  looks great and the GLE isn’t an exception. The safety technology and infotainment features are top notch, with a deluxe and spacious cabin, it has the following 

Four-door mid-size SUV.

  • 201-hp, 2.1-liter I-4 diesel (Higher trims feature 302-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 and 329-hp, 3.0-liter V-6).
  • 1 trim level is available (with 6 configurations)
  • Carry 5 passengers.
  • Power-adjustable front seats.
  • Second-row seats allow more legroom and are also power-adjustable.

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2016 Range Rover Sport

rmd 2016 Range Rover Sport
rmd 2016 Range Rover Sport

The car has an adaptive Cruise Control with Steering Assist which provides moderate intervention, gently assisting with steering, acceleration, and braking to center the vehicle in the lane while maintaining a set distance from vehicles ahead. It is worth N21million. The Range Rover interior comes with front and rear seats featuring Comfort Interlayers, intermediate layers of foam that provide optimum comfort in all seating positions. Well-being is enhanced through optional Four-zone Climate Control and Cabin Air Ionization.

  • MPG: Up to 14 city / 20 highway
  • Towing capacity: 7,716 lbs
  • Horsepower: 375 to 510 hp
  • Engine: 5.0 L V8
  • Curb weight: 4,850 to 5,137 lbs

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Lexus LX 570

RMD Lexus LX 570
RMD Lexus LX 570

This is the most expensive car in his garage, it cost him up to N42million. The Lexus 570 is just as big on the inside as it looks on the outside, allowing the desired room in the interior.Therefore the design of the third-row reduces the cargo room and makes it a little difficult for entry . It has the following features.

  • 4-door SUV
  • 383-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 
  • 1 trim level is available (with 1 configuration)
  • Can carry 8 passengers 
  • Power-folding third-row seats with high-quality upholstery
  • First and second-row seats are highly comfortable as well

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2014 Toyota Highlander

RMD 2014 Toyota Highlander
RMD 2014 Toyota Highlander

The 5-door 8-seating spacious SUV from the Toyota manufacturer is created with a 3.5-litre V6 engine that has 24 valves and capable of generating 270 horsepower at 6200 rpm and a torque of 248 ft-Ibs at 4700 rpm. The car has a 6-speed automatic transmission system with a high speed that can reach 0-60 mph in 7.6 seconds.

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Conclusion

RMD has spent a lot of time in the Nigerian entertainment industry and has paid his due, he has really worked hard to be where he is today..

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