Desmond Elliot's biography and movies

Desmond Elliot's biography and movies

Now Desmond Elliot is one of the most popular Nollywood actors. How did Desmond Elliot achieve such a success? To answer this question, we offer you to learn the most exciting facts from Desmond Elliot biography as well as his filmography.

Desmond Elliot

Actor Desmond Elliot's biography

The full name of the actor is Desmond Oluashola Elliot. He is a famous Nigerian actor who has shown himself to be a talented director and successful politician. Desmond has repeatedly received the title of the most handsome Yoruba actor.

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Where is Desmond Elliot from?

He was born on February 4, 1974, in Lagos. So, Desmond Elliot`s age is only 44 years old. Two types of blood mixed in Desmond: his father from the Yoruba ethnic group, which was situated in Olowogbowo in Lagos Island and his mother from Igbo from Illah in Oshimili North, Delta State.


Since very childhood, Desmond has shown himself to be a purposeful and diligent student, therefore he was considered one of the best students in the Air Force Primary School, where he received his primary education. After graduating from this school, Desmond entered St John’s College, which, like the previous one, was in Jos.

Like most Nollywood actors, Elliot has no acting education: he graduated from Lagos State University with a degree in economics in 2003. But this did not prevent him from acting.

Desmond Elliot movies and fruitful career

Desmond Eliot's filmography includes more than 200 films of various genres. He also appeared in TV shows and a variety of TV series. Desmod has been awarded Nollywood awards such as the best supporting actor in a drama at the 2nd Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards, and he was also nominated for the best-supporting-actor at the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards. Below is a list of some of the latest films starring the famous actor:

  • Falling (2015)
  • Black Val (2015)
  • The Department (2015)
  • 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)
  • Holding Hope (2010)
  • Nollywood Hustlers (2010)
  • Before the Light (2009)
  • Edikan
  • Final Tussle (2008)
  • Guilty Pleasures (2008)
  • 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)
  • Yahoo Millionaire (2007)
  • Put It on Me (2006)
  • Asunder (2006)
  • Behind the Plot (2006)
  • Divided Attention (2006)

  • Efficacy (2006)
  • Ekaette
  • Extreme Measure (2006)
  • Final Point (2006)
  • The Greatest Sacrifice (2006)
  • King of the Town (2006)
  • Love Wins (2006)
  • Married to the Enemy (2006)
  • My Little Secret (2006)
  • My Sister My Love (2006)
  • 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)
  • 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)

Political career

In September 2014, Desmond Elliot declared his intentions to run for Lagos State House of Assembly under the All Progressives Congress. He won the Surulere Constituency in the 11 April 2015 Nigerian General Elections.

Personal life

The public is also interested in off-screen life of their favorite celebrities, so we couldn't omit this part of Desmond Eliot's life as well.

Desmond Elliot married his current wife Victoria Elliot in 2003 on Boxing Day. According to the famous actor words, he loves his wife until he loses his pulse, she is the dearest person in the world for him. Victoria soon gave birth to him two sets of twins: there are three boys Denzel, Donald, Desmond, and a lovely girl Dawn

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Desmond Elliot's family


Desmond Elliot is known not only in Nigeria but throughout the world. His photo decorates many magazines. Desmond is the real pride of our country and visual aid for everyone on the way to their dream. His net worth is $10 million. Elliot did a lot of good things for his country and continues to do.

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