Desmond Elliot, a politician and director from Nigeria, was born on February 4, 1974 as Desmond Oluwashola Elliot. In the Nigerian general elections on April 11, 2015, he was chosen to represent the Surulere Constituency in the Lagos State House of Assembly. For the Face of Hope Project, a “volunteer-based non-profit, non-religious, non-political organization formed to give hope to the hopeless,” Elliot competed to be the ambassador.
Quick Review Desmond Elliot Profile
- Full Name: Desmond Oluwashola Elliot
- Date Of Birth: February 4, 1974
- Place Of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria
- Age: 48
- Occupation: Actor, Director
- Net Worth: $5 Millions
Elliot was born to a Yoruba mother from Illah in Oshimili North, Delta State, and a father from Olowogbowo in Lagos Island, Lagos. He attended Air Force Primary School for his primary school and St. John’s College for his secondary education, both in Jos. He earned his degree in economics from Lagos State University in 2003.
A friend encouraged Elliot to pursue acting. He began appearing in soap operas like Saints and Sinners, One Too Much, and Everyday People. He has starred in more than 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.”
In September 2014, Elliott proclaimed his ambition to represent the All Progressives Congress in the Lagos State House of Assembly. In the general elections held in Nigeria on April 11, 2015, he ran for and won the Surulere Constituency. [In October 2020, at the End SARS demonstration, Desmond came under fire for supposedly endorsing a Nigerian law against social media, which he had earlier refuted when the news initially spread on social media.
Desmond Elliot Net Worth
Popular Nigerian actor, politician, director, and producer Desmond Elliot is thought to have a $5 million net worth.
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