Desmond Eliot Biography, Age, Movies and Net Worth

Desmond Elliot Biography

Desmond Oluwashola Elliot is an award winning Nigerian actor, movie producer, director and politician. As an actor he has stared in over 200 movies. Desmond Eliot is a lawmaker representing Surulere Constituency in the Lagos State House of Assembly. Desmond Elliot was born on 4th February 1974 in Lagos State, Nigeria.

Desmond Elliot Profile


Desmond Elliot

Real Name

Desmond Oluwashola Elliot

Age/Date of Birth

46 years(2020),  4th February 1974


Actor, Producer, Politician

Political Party

All Progressive Congress (APC)

State of Origin

Lagos State




Victoria Elliot

Net Worth

$11 million

Educational Background

Desmond Elliot attended Air Force Primary School, Jos where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate.

He obtained his SSCE certificate from St John’s College, Jos.

In 2003, Desmond Elliot obtained a degree in Economics from the University of Lagos, UNILAG.

Career and Movies

Desmond Elliot was inspired by his friend to venture into acting. He featured in soap operas like Everyday People, Saints and Sinners, Super Story and One Too Much.

Over the years, Desmond Elliot have featured in over 200 movies. He has featured alongside Genevieve Nnaji, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Chacha Eke, AY, RMD, Ramsey Noah and many others.

Desmond Elliot Career and Movies

Some of Desmond Elliot movies are

  • 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
  • Uyai (2008)
  • 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

In 2008, Desmond Elliot co-produced and co-directed “Reloaded”. Reloaded received three nominations in the 2009 African Movie Academy Awards.

In 2010, he competed to become an ambassador for Face of Hope Project, a “volunteer-based non-profit, non-religious, non-political organization established to give hope to the hopeless”.

In 2014, Desmond Elliot picked nomination form to represent Surulere in the Lagos state House of Assembly. He won the All Progressive Congress(APC) primary election.

In 2015, he was elected as a member of the Lagos state House of Assembly in the 2015 general election. He was sworn in on May 29th, 2015.

In 2019, Desmond Elliot was elected for a second term in office under APC.


In 2020, during the End SARS protest, Desmond Elliot was bashed for supporting anti social media bill during a plenary session.

Desmond Elliot wife and children

Personal life

In 2003, Desmond Elliot got married to Victoria Elliot. Their marriage is blessed with four children.

Desmond Elliot Net Worth

Desmond Elliot Net Worth

Desmond Elliot is estimated to worth $11 million.


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