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Desmond Elliot Biography – Net Worth, Age , Wife And Children

FULL NAME: Desmond Oluwashola Elliot
STAGE NAME : Desmond Elliot
NET WORTH : $10 Million
DATE OF BIRTH/AGE: Born 4 February 1974
RESIDENCE ‎: ‎Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
OCCUPATION: Nigerian actor, director, and politician
MARITAL STATUS: Married to Victoria Elliot
PARENTS : His father is a Yoruba man from Olowogbowo in Lagos Island, Lagoswhile is mother from Illah in Oshimili North, Delta State
EDUCATION : He attended Air Force Primary School and later attended St John’s College and Lagos State University

It is no news that Desmond Elliot and his family are always a great subject for the public interest. Desmond Elliot is one of the most searched names on social media and search engines, today we want to talk about the Nigerian actor, director, and politician who enjoys the immense popularity and love of Nigerians. This biography of Desmond Elliot will reveal everything about him including his Wife, children, Films, Television Career and political career .

Desmond Oluwashola Elliot who is popularly recognised by his stage name Desmond Elliot , is a celebrated Nigerian actor, director, and politician. The popular Nigerian movie star who is widely referred to as “Ladies Choice” has been in Nollywood background for many years and has starred in over two hundred films and a number of television shows and soap operas. The ever shinning celebrity has won several reputable awards including “award for the best supporting actor in a drama at the “2nd Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards” and was nominated for best supporting actor at the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards”. He ventured into politics couples of years ago and was elected as a lawmaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Surulere Constituency, in the 11 April 2015 Nigerian General Elections. Desmond is now widely tagged as one of the most stylish Nigerian politicians not also forgetting the likes of almighty Dino Melaye.

Early Life, Background, Growing Up And Education

Desmond Oluwashola Elliot aka Desmond Elliot was born 4 February 1974 to Yoruba father from Olowogbowo in Lagos Island, Lagos and a mother from Illah in Oshimili North, Delta State. The famous Nigerian actor and politician was brought up in a polygamous home. His father had two wives and eleven children. Nearly all his young years he spent in Lagos. He had his primary education at Air Force Primary School and later received his secondary school education at St John’s College, both in Jos. After obtaining his SSCE , he proceeded to Lagos State University where he bagged a degree in Economics in 2003. To know everything about his acting career and political foray continue perusing .

Career Career And Rise To Stardom

According to our recent research on Desmond Elliot , we were able to uncover that he was influenced by a friend to become an actor. It was his friend that brought out the best in him when he wasn’t conscious of his talent. He started his acting career officially by playing roles in soap operas like “Everyday People”, “One Too Much” and “Saints and Sinners”. Today, Desmond is widely regarded as one of the most respected, leading and richest  Nollywood actors. As most Nigerian producers favorite, he has been featured in over two hundred films including Men Who Cheat, Yahoo Millionaire and Atlanta. In the aspect of his movie production, he has co-produced and co-directed the movie “Reloaded” which received 3 nominations at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2009. In 2009 and 2010, Elliot was nominated for the Best Actor category at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards. The same year, he started striving for the position of ambassador for the “Face of Hope Project”, a “volunteer-based non-profit, non-religious, non-political organization established to give hope to the hopeless. His major drive for this position is to kick out “child illiteracy in Nigeria and Africa at large”.

Political Pursuit

Today, Desmond Elliot is currently one of the top filmmakers in the country, who is doing everything possible to make a difference in his movie career and political agendas. In September 2014, Elliot declared his intentions to run for Lagos State House of Assembly under the All Progressives Congress. After making his political intention known, Nigerians were confused because they never saw it coming. Many people are confused pertaining his home, some believe he is from Niger Delta while some said Igbo extraction but his political materials suggests he is from Yoruba.

Personal Life | Wife And Children

Desmond Elliot is happily married to the love of his life “Victoria Elliot” and they are blessed with four children. The Nollywood prince is involved in public relations for Globacom.


  • Falling (2015)
  • Black Val (2015)[18]
  • The Department (2015)[19]
  • When Love Happens (2014)
  • 30 Days in Atlanta (2014)
  • Okon Goes to School
  • Kamara’s Tree (2013)
  • Kiss and Tell (2011)
  • I’ll Take My Chances (2011)
  • Bursting Out (2010)[20]
  • Holding Hope (2010)[20]
  • Nollywood Hustlers (2010)[21]
  • Before the Light (2009)[22]
  • Edikan[22]
  • Uyai (2008)
  • Final Tussle (2008) (V)
  • Guilty Pleasures (2008)[23]
  • Black Night in South America (2007)
  • A Better Place (2007)
  • Caught-Up (2007)
  • Double Game (2007)
  • Fine Things (2007)
  • Ghetto Queen (2007)
  • Secret Pain (2007)
  • Men Who Cheat (2006)
  • A Time to Love (2007) …. Hank
  • Yahoo Millionaire (2007) …. Jerry
  • Put It on Me (2006)
  • Asunder (2006)
  • Behind the Plot (2006)
  • Divided Attention (2006)
  • Efficacy (2006)
  • Ekaette
  • Extreme Measure (2006) … Festus
  • Final Point (2006)
  • The Greatest Sacrifice (2006)
  • King of the Town (2006)[24]
  • Love Wins (2006)
  • Married to the Enemy (2006)
  • My Little Secret (2006)
  • My Sister My Love (2006) …. Jar
  • Naked Sin (2006)
  • Romeo (2006)
  • Strange Love (2006)
  • Supremacy (2006)
  • Too Late to Claim (2006)
  • Traumatised (2006)
  • Unbreakable Affair (2006)
  • Up to Me (2006)
  • Without Apology (2006)
  • The Wolves (2006)
  • Zoza (2006)
  • A Night in the Philippines (2005)[25]
  • 2 Face (2005)
  • Behind Closed Doors (2005)
  • The Bet (2005)
  • Broadway (2005)
  • Destiny’s Challenge (2005)
  • Flying Without Wings (2005)
  • Fools in Love (2005)
  • Games Women Play (2005)
  • Girls in the Hood (2005)
  • Hold Me Down (2005)
  • It’s Juliet or No One (2005)
  • Just Me (2005)
  • The King’s Son (2005)
  • Knowing You (2005)
  • Men Do Cry (2005)
  • My Precious Son (2005)
  • My Sister My Child (2005)
  • My Sister’s Act (2005)
  • Now & Forever (2005)
  • Orange Groove (2005)
  • The Price of Love: Life Is Beautiful (2005)
  • Shackles of Death (2005)
  • Wedding Gift (2005)
  • Wheel of Change (2005)
  • Images in the Mirror (2004) …. Deji[26]
  • Above Love (2004)
  • Atlanta (2004)
  • Big Pretenders (2004)
  • Cinderella (2004)
  • Danger Signal (2004)
  • Deep Loss (2004)
  • Died to Save (2004)
  • Discord (2004)
  • For Real (2004)
  • A Kiss from Rose (2004)
  • Lake of Fire (2004) …. Brother Emmanuel
  • Life in New York (2004)
  • Magic Moment (2004)[27]
  • Melody of Life (2004)
  • Missing Angel(2004)
  • Passion of Mind (2004)
  • Power of Trust (2004)
  • Promise & Fail (2004)
  • True Romance (2004)
  • Great Change (2003)
  • Magic Love (2003)
  • My Faithful Friend (2003)
  • Passion & Pain (2003)
  • Tunnel of Love (2003)
  • Fire Love (2002)
  • Jesu Mushin (2002)

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