Desmond Elliot

Desmond Elliot is a Nigerian actor and director, who has starred in over two hundred films and a number of television shows and soap operas.

Early life

Elliot was born to a Yoruba father and an Igbo mother; because of this, Elliot has described himself as being a Pan-African. He received his primary education at Air Force Primary School and later attended St John’s College, both in Jos. In 2003 he graduated from Lagos State University where he studied Economics.

Career

Elliot was influenced by a friend to become an actor. He started playing roles in soap operas like Everyday People, One Too Much and Saints and Sinners. He is one of Nollywood's leading actors, having appeared in over two hundred films including Men Who Cheat, Yahoo Millionaire and Atlanta. In 2008 Elliot 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. Also in 2010, Elliot has been competing to become the ambassador for the Face of Hope Project, a "volunteer-based non-profit, non-religious, non-political organization established to give hope to the hopeless", in which he will work toward fixing "child illiteracy in Nigeria and Africa at large" if he is the victor.

Personal life

Elliot is married and has two children. He is involved in public relations for Globacom.

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Nigerian pastor says he sees people mourning THIS politician soon

Nigerian pastor says he sees people mourning THIS politician soon
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James Uche is very sick! - Desmond Elliot begs for help

A veteran actor is fighting for his life as he battles kidney failure which has left him bedridden. Desmond Elliot has called on Nigerians.

James Uche is very sick! - Desmond Elliot begs for help
How actor turned politician Desmond Elliot helped secure Super Eagles' trip to face Zambia

How actor turned politician Desmond Elliot helped secure Super Eagles' trip to face Zambia

It took the intervention of Nollywood star-turned-politician, Desmond Elliot, to help the Super Eagles in the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers.

How actor turned politician Desmond Elliot helped secure Super Eagles' trip to face Zambia
How King Sunny Ade’s politician wife hijacked his 70th birthday celebration (photos)

How King Sunny Ade’s politician wife hijacked his 70th birthday celebration (photos)

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How King Sunny Ade’s politician wife hijacked his 70th birthday celebration (photos)
RRS arrests two suspected fraudsters

RRS arrests two suspected fraudsters

Emmanuel Anyanwu, 39, and Kennedy Ujagbor, 42, were arrested by Rapid Response Squad (RRS) operatives for allegedly snatching Sammy Bolaji’s

RRS arrests two suspected fraudsters
After 13 YEARS of marriage, Nollywood actor tells wife she is NOT just his bone (Photos)

After 13 YEARS of marriage, Nollywood actor tells wife she is NOT just his bone (Photos)

Top Nollywood actor who has been married for 13 years surprised wife with what he said about her at a wedding ceremony they both attended.

After 13 YEARS of marriage, Nollywood actor tells wife she is NOT just his bone (Photos)
What actor, Desmond Elliot, did for this homeless woman will make you cry

What actor, Desmond Elliot, did for this homeless woman will make you cry

Nollywood actor/director and more recently, Desmond Elliot had given a homeless woman something so touching that it will melt your heart

What actor, Desmond Elliot, did for this homeless woman will make you cry
See what Lai Mohammed, Desmond Elliot and others were spotted doing in Lagos (photos)

See what Lai Mohammed, Desmond Elliot and others were spotted doing in Lagos (photos)

Highly acclaimed filmmaker and actor, Kunle Afolayan did the premiere of his movie “The CEO” on Sunday, July 11 at Eko Hotels & Suites.

See what Lai Mohammed, Desmond Elliot and others were spotted doing in Lagos (photos)
10  Male UNILAG graduates who rule the Nigerian entertainment industry (photos)

10 Male UNILAG graduates who rule the Nigerian entertainment industry (photos)

The UNILAG is not done with producing the best set of entertainers in Nigeria. The male celebs who graduated from their rule the industry.

10 Male UNILAG graduates who rule the Nigerian entertainment industry (photos)
Check out how Nollywood actor Desmond Elliot marks one year as a politician

Check out how Nollywood actor Desmond Elliot marks one year as a politician

Popular Nollywood actor Desmond Elliot is already one year as a politician. The renowned movie director celebrates it in a stylish manner.

Check out how Nollywood actor Desmond Elliot marks one year as a politician
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