Notable for his roles in The Department (2015), Kamara's Tree (2013), Holding Hope (2010), and numerous other Nollywood films, Elliot is also recognized for co-directing and producing the African Movie Academy Award-nominated film Reloaded.
Before beginning his acting career, he earned a degree in Economics from Lagos State University.
A politician as well as an actor, he was elected in 2015 to a Surulere constituency seat in the Lagos State House of Assembly.
Born to a mother of the Igbo ethnic group and a father of the Yoruba group, Elliot spent his youth in Lagos, Nigeria. He and his wife Victoria raised four children.
He co-starred with Ramsey Nouah in the 2014 romantic comedy 30 Days in Atlanta.