AHBEA 2016 Nominee, Desmond Elliot, Icon Award Category
AFRO-HERITAGE BROADCASTING AND ENTERTAINMENT AWARD NOMINEE, ICON AWARD CATEGORY, DESMOND ELLIOT
Desmond Oluwashola Elliot, was born on the 4th of February, 1974, in Lagos state Nigeria.
He is a politician, Nollywood actor and director, from the Yoruba ethnic group of the south western part of Nigeria.
Elliot, has starred in over 200 films and a number of television shows and soap opera.
He was elected, as a lawmaker of the Lagos state house of Assembly, Surulere constituency, on the 11th of April, 2015.
Desmond Elliot, was born to a Yoruba father, from Olowogbowo in Lagos island, Lagos and a mother from Illah in Oshimili North, Delta state.
He studied for his primary school education at the air force primary school and he later attended St. John’s college both in Jos, before he graduated from Lagos state university, where he had studied Economics, in the year, 2003.
Desmond Elliot, was introduced to acting by a friend and today, he is one of the leading actors in Nollywood.
In 2008, he co-produced and co-directed the movie, “Reloaded” which received 3 nominations at the African Movie Academy Awards, (AMMA) in 2009.
Desmond Elliot, is married to his wife, Victoria Elliot with 4 children.
The politician and top Nollywood film maker is set to be honoured with the “Icon Category Award”, at the forthcoming Afro-Heritage Broadcasting and Entertainment Awards, set to hold on the 20th of August, in Houston, Texas, U.S.A.
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