Born: Oluwashola Desmond Elliot on February 4, 1974, (47 years old) Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
Partner (s) :Victoria Elliot
Profession :Actor Film Director Political
Desmond Elliot (born Desmond Oluwashola Elliot; February 4, 1974) is a Nigerian actor, director, and politician who has appeared in further than two hundred movies and several TV shows and soap operas. the 10th African Film Academy Award. He was tagged Member of the Lagos State Assembly, Surulere Constituent Group, in the Nigerian general election of April 11, 2015.
Elliot was born to a Yoruba father from Olowogbowo on Lagos Island, Lagos, and a mom of Allah in Oshimili North, State of the Delta. He entered his primary education at Air Force Elementary School and also attended St John’s College, both in Jos. He studied economics at Lagos State University and graduated in 2003.
Elliot was told by a friend to come an actor. He began playing places in soap operas similar as Everyday People, One Too Important and Saints, and Wrongdoers. He’s one of Nollywood’s leading actors, having acted in over two hundred flicks, including Men Who Cheat, Yahoo Millionaire, and Atlanta.
In 2006, he was selected for the African Movie Academy Award for” Stylish Supporting Actor”in the film”Behind Closed Doors”. In 2008, Elliot was a co-producer and co-director of the film”Reloaded”, which enlisted 3 African Movie Academy Awards nominations 2009. In 2009 and 2010, he was nominated for Stylish Actor at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards. Also in 2010, Elliot contended to come an Ambassador for Project Face of Hope, a”non-profit,non-religious,non-political voluntary association created to give stopgap to the hopeless”in which he’ll work to repair” Child ignorance in Nigeria and Africa in general”if it arises. In 2014, he was designatedfor the African Movie Academy Award for” Stylish Supporting Actor”in the film” FindingMercy”
He has an estimated net worth of around$ 10 million.