The two icons made the list in addition to the renowned filmmakers C.J Obasi and Jade Osiberu, who make up part of the 398 new members of the international body.
RMD took to social media to announce that it was a good birthday present as he set to add a new year in July.
In his words; “I just kept seeing the messages of congratulations but didn’t know what to make of it. My people did some digging and confirmed it is on their official website.
So, it’s official. Congratulations are in order! The best Birthday present comes early! July my birth month comes not only with perfection but plenty of gifts! Ps, I don’t know my sponsors for this yet, but when I do I will say thank you again. My heart is glad!”