Richard Mofe Damijo Reveals That None Of His Parents Lived To 60 Years
The veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe Damijo popularly known as RMD has revealed that none of his parents clocked the age of 60 before they died.
Richard Mofe Damijo made this known as he will soon clock 60 years. RMD revealed this during a recent interview and he was beaming with smiles. He stated that none of his parents got to the age of 60 before they died and so he sees this his 60th birthday as a great achievement.
The actor further revealed that his mother died at the age of 59 and his father at 57/58. He stated that there has been a spectre of death around his life, so even getting to 59years was a big deal for him.
He said, ‘’none of my parents lived to be 60, so life for me is just about to get started.” “There’s been a spectre of death around my life, that’s what I’ve been dealing with last year till this year. When I turned 59, it was a big deal for me, big deal for me! My mom died at 59, my father died at 57/58.”
“So, it was like, can I break it? When people see me and I go on a weight loss, people think that… you know, it’s health. Both my parents were diabetic and hypertensive, I don’t want to be that. I don’t want to be diabetic and hypertensive, I want to be healthier. At least give myself a fighting chance to change that whole cycle. Yes, I’m a Christian now, so I’ve broken that yoke but I have to also help myself.”
“Becoming 60 for me is even a bigger deal, so when July comes and I become 60. You know how the Bible says old things have passed away; I will truly become a new man because that is when I’ll make a bucket list. So all these things that you think I’ve achieved or done, for me it’s nothing, like zero.”
“So I’m going to now sit down when I’m 60 and do a bucket list … and then we’ll start.” This was such a heartfelt moment’’.
The actor will turn 60 years on the 6th of July and he is filled with immense joy as he surpasses his parents’ age.
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