Obafemi Martins Biography

Akinwunmi Obafemi Martins better known as Obafemi Martins is a celebrated Nigerian, and International football player. 

Obafemi Martins

Obafemi Martins

Obafemi Martins Early Life

The celebrated Nigerian football player was born in the early ’80s to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Akinwunmi in Lagos State, Nigeria. Born on October 28th 1984, Martins was raised in Lagos State alongside his two brothers; John Ronan and Oladipupo, who was a football player at a time.

For his educational background, not much is known about that at the moment.

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Notably, the celebrated national and international football player will be 37 years old on October 28th 2021.


Martins started his career in 1999 and has since then played for many clubs.

Newcastle, Inter Milan, Sounders FC, Seattle among others are some among the many prominent clubs he has played for.

His first international football team was Inter Milan in Italy before other teams like Newcastle and Seattle Sounders FC.

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Is Obafemi Martins Married?

Yes, kindly, the superstar got married to Abigail Barwuah in 2012. Abigail is a Ghanaian-Italian woman. The couple have two sons together and are living happily ever after.

Itunuoluwa also known as Kelvin and Tyler are his two children.

Cars and Houses

Obafemi has two mansions and many cars. These among others include;

One of in Como, Italy and another in Lagos State, Nigeria. They worth 800 million Naira and 500 million Naira respectively.

  • Mercedes Benz SLR Mc Laren
  • Lamborghini Aventador
  • Mercedes Benz G-class
  • Ferrari Spider
  • Bentley Bentayga
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Net Worth

Altogether, Martins’ net worth is estimated at $25 million. Of course, this is linked to the fact that he is among the most popular and celebrated football player. He earns $6.6 million per year at the Chinese Club Shanghai Shenhua.

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