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Biography

Desmond Oluwashola Elliot, also known as Desmond Elliot, is a well-known Nigerian actor, director, and politician. He was born on 4 February 1974.

Desmond Elliot Biography: Children, Wife, Age, Daughter, Net Worth, Twins, House Pictures, State Of Origin, Bridge, Meaning, Twitter, Wikipedia

He has appeared in more than 200 movies, TV series, and soap operas.

He was nominated for best supporting actor at the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards and won best supporting actor in a drama at the 2nd Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.

In the 11 April 2015 Nigerian General Elections, Desmond Elliot was chosen to represent the Surulere Constituency in the Lagos State House of Assembly.

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Profile Summary

Full Name Desmond Oluwashola Elliot
Stage Name Desmond Elliot
Born 4 February 1974 (age 48 years old)
place of birth Lagos State
State of origin Lagos State
Nationality Nigerian
Height 1.60 m
WifeVictoria Elliot (m. 2003)
Girlfriend N/A
Children Denzel Elliot, Desmond Elliot Junior, Donald Elliot, Dawn Elliot
Occupation Actor • Politician
Net Worth $10 Million

Early Life & Education

Desmond Elliot was born to a Yoruba mother from Illah in Oshimili North, Delta State, and a father from Olowogbowo in Lagos Island, Lagos. He was born to Mr. and Mrs. Elliott on February 4, 1974.

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He attended Jos’ Air Force Primary School for his elementary education. He continued to St. John’s College, also in Jos, after completing his elementary schooling.

Desmond Elliot pursued economics as a way to advance his studies. He earned an Economics degree from Lagos State University in 2003. But this did not stop him from taking action.

Desmond Elliot Biography: Children, Wife, Age, Daughter, Net Worth, Twins, House Pictures, State Of Origin, Bridge, Meaning, Twitter, Wikipedia

Career

A friend encouraged Desmond Elliot to pursue acting. He began appearing in soap operas including Saints and One Too Much, Everyday People, including sinners.

He has starred in over 200 movies, including Men Who Cheat, Yahoo Millionaire, and Atlanta. He is one of Nollywood’s top actors. For his performance in the film “Behind Closed Doors,” he was nominated in 2006 for the African Movie Academy Award for “Best Actor in a Supporting Role.”

Desmond Elliot co-produced and co-directed the 2008 movie “Reloaded,” which was nominated for three 2009 African Movie Academy Awards. He was a nominee for the Nigeria Entertainment Awards’ Best Actor category in 2009 and 2010.

Desmond Elliot Biography: Children, Wife, Age, Daughter, Net Worth, Twins, House Pictures, State Of Origin, Bridge, Meaning, Twitter, Wikipedia

Desmond Elliot also competed to become the Face of Hope Project’s ambassador in 2010, which is a “volunteer-based non-profit, non-religious, non-political organization formed to provide hope to the hopeless”, If he wins, he will try to combat “child illiteracy in Nigeria and Africa at general.”

He received a nomination for “Best Actor in a Supporting Role” at the 2014 African Movie Academy Awards for the film “Finding Mercy.”

Political Life

Desmond Elliot declared his desire to run for the Lagos State House of Assembly on behalf of the All Progressives Congress in September 2014. In the general elections held in Nigeria on April 11, 2015, he ran for and won the Surulere Constituency.

Desmond Elliot received harsh criticism in October 2020 during the End SARS demonstration for supposedly supporting the Anti-Social Media Bill in Nigeria, an accusation he had earlier rejected when the news initially spread on social media.

In a widely shared viral video, he was seen harshly condemning social media influencers and users, warning that if the Nigerian government doesn’t act, social media will topple the government altogether. Nigerians on social media did not take his remarks lightly, and as a result, the phrase “It’s Desmond Elliot’s fault” (na Desmond Elliot cause am) became widely used.

Desmond Elliot Biography: Children, Wife, Age, Daughter, Net Worth, Twins, House Pictures, State Of Origin, Bridge, Meaning, Twitter, Wikipedia

Desmond But a few days later, Elliot appeared and apologized. He apologized to everyone his prior words may have offended, saying, “I allowed my emotions to get the best of me. Please remember that even the greatest among us occasionally make errors.

This is why going forward, I kindly urge that we all endeavor to contribute positively to the discussions about the problems that concern us. I’ll make the same commitment. My activities and efforts will always be motivated by the hurt I feel for my citizens, the requests for help I continue to receive, and the desire to prevent more death and violence. I appreciate everyone taking the time to share their opinions, and I pledge to be more thoughtful and observant in the future. Nigeria will be improved by our combined efforts.

Personal Life

Victoria and Desmond Elliot have four children together. Children born into their union include Denzel Elliot, Desmond Elliot Jr., Donald Elliot, and Dawn Elliot. He works for Globacom in public relations.

Desmond Elliot Biography: Children, Wife, Age, Daughter, Net Worth, Twins, House Pictures, State Of Origin, Bridge, Meaning, Twitter, Wikipedia

Desmond Elliot celebrated his 15th wedding anniversary with his wife, Victoria Elliot, on 26 December 2018.

Filmography

Love Castle (2021)
Falling” (2015)
‘Black Val’ (2015)[24]
The Department” (2015)[25]
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)[26]
Holding Hope” (2010)[26]
Nollywood Hustlers (2010)[27]
Before the Light (2009)[28]
Edikan[28]
Uyai (2008)
Final Tussle (2008) (V)
Guilty Pleasures (2008)[29]
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)
Wind of Glory (2007) …. Clark
A Time to Love (2007) …. Hank
Yahoo Millionaire (2007) …. Jerry
Put It on Me (2006)
Asunder (2006)
Men Who Cheat (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)[30]
Love Wins (2006) …. Austin
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)[31]
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[32]
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)
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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TV Shows

Everyday People (Soap Opera)[34]
One Too Much (Soap Opera)
Saints and Sinners (Soap Opera)
Santalal
Super Story             

Net Worth

Desmond Elliot‘s net worth is estimated at US$10 million. He is one of the richest actors in Nigeria.

Desmond Elliot built most of his wealth and fortune after having starred in over two hundred movies. He is married and has four children. He is involved in public relations for Globacom.

Social Media

Instagram: @DesmondElliott

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