Desmond Elliot was born 4 February 1974 to a Yoruba father and an Igbo mother because of this, Elliot has described himself as being a Pan-African. In 2003 he graduated from Lagos State University where he studied Economics. Elliot was influenced by a friend to become an actor. Desmond Elliot is one of Nollywood’s leading actors, having appeared in over two hundred films including Men Who Cheat, Yahoo Millionaire and Atlanta. Read Desmond Oluwashola Elliot Biography and Profile.