Mide Funmi Martins (born 12 April 1979) is a dexterous Nigerian-born actress, movie producer, director, model, brand ambassador, brand influencer, and philanthropist.
She was born to the late Nollywood actress, Funmi Martins, who died of cardiac arrest in 2002.
She is noted for her roles in Trust, Omo Oku Orun, Eru Eleru, Arewa amongst other movies. Recently, she was nominated as Best Supporting Actress at City People’s Entertainment Awards.
Early Life and Career
Mide Funmi Martins was born on the 12th of April, 1979. She hails from the southwestern part of Nigeria and was raised by her Yoruba parents. She is of Yoruba origin.
Her mother Funmi Martins was a very prominent actress who featured in elite Yoruba movies in the 90s. Sadly, she died of a cardiac arrest in 2002.
Mide Funmi Martins‘ father is also the famously celebrated Nigerian Juju musician, Shina Peters.
Mide Funmi Martins was a scholar during her days at school. She completed her basic and higher education with very good results.
Mide Martins was never inclined to acting in her early days. However, she saw her mom as an inspiration and success in the industry; which spurred her up to take up the profession.
Mide Martins has made a name for herself in Nollywood.
After her debut many years back, she has gone on to feature in many movies including Trust, Omo Oku Orun, Eru Eleru, Arewa, and many others. She is also a movie producer and director. Her works both on stage and behind the cameras have been recognized in recent times through nominations.
Mide Martins is also an advocate for traditional fashion and is often spotted dawning the Ankara style. She wears outfits designed by Ceoluminee.
Before her recent spat with Mercy Aigbe, she modeled for the actress’ fashion line, MagDivas. Mide Martins also worked with Zanzeebeauty and style.
She is also a philanthropist, brand ambassador, and brand influencer.
Mide Martins was recently nominated as Best Supporting Actress at City People’s Entertainment Awards.
Husband and Children
Mide Martins got married to her late mother’s manager, Afeez Owo Abiodun, who is also an actor and movie producer.
They are blessed with three children Anuoluwapo Abiodun, Omotola Abiodun, and a bouncing baby boy; which she once referred to as ‘Prince Charming‘.
She split with her husband some time ago. However, the couple reunited in 2016.
Mide Martins’ net worth as of 2022 is estimated at around $1.5 million – $10 million.
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