Mide Martins, all you need to know about the stunning actress

Mide Martins

The beautiful actress is known for her work in the movie industry. Mide Martins is a movie producer, director, actress, model, brand ambassador, influencer, and philanthropist.

Mide Martins is known for her roles in Trust, Omo Okun Orun, Eru Eleru, and Arewa, amongst others. She is the daughter of the late Nollywood actress Funmi Martins who died of a heart attack in 2002.

However, some reports claim that Mide Martins is also the daughter of the celebrated music icon Sir Shina Peters. We do not know this for sure, as there are no confirmed reports to back up these claims.

You are in the right place if you are wondering how this gorgeous actress stepped into the limelight, as this article is a must-read for you.

Who Is Mide Martins?

Born Mide Funmi Martins on April 12, 1979. Mide Martins is a native of Lagos State, Nigeria. A Yoruba woman to the core. 

Mide’s mother, Funmi Martins was an excellent actress, one of the pioneering actresses of the Yoruba movies in the 90s. She died of cardiac arrest in 2002.

While other stars started acting when they were young, Mide Martins never really liked it in her early days, but her mother’s successes inspired her into the industry.


Mide Martins was a bright student in her primary and secondary school days, completing her education with excellent results. Information about where she studied is not in the media, but we believe she went to the best schools.

Mide Martins Career

Mide Martins has undoubtedly made her mum proud by establishing herself as a household name in Nollywood.

After her debut in the movie industry several years ago, Mide Martins has starred in notable movies like Trust, Omo Okun, Eru Eleru, Arewa, and many others.

Apart from acting, Mide is also a movie producer and director. Her works on stage and behind the cameras have been recognized lately through many nominations.

Mide Martins is a proud fashionista and an advocate for traditional Nigerian wear. She is often spotted wearing the popular Ankara clothes. Most of her outfits are gotten from Ceoluminee.

Before her fallout with actress Mercy Aigbe, she used to model for her fashion line, MagDivas. Mide has worked with other fashion brands like Zanzeebeauty and style.

Mide Martins is a brand ambassador, philanthropist, and brand influencer.


Mide Martins is 43 years old as of 2022, born April 12, 1979, in Nigeria. She celebrates her birthday on April 12 every year.

Mide Martins’ Net Worth

The stunning actress has amassed an impressive net worth to herself. Her net worth is around $1 million – $5 million.

 Most of her wealth is obtained from the movie industry, and other earnings from modeling and endorsement deal from brands.

Personal Life

Mide Martins is married to her late mother’s manager, Afeez Owo Abiodun, who is also a producer and an actor.

The marriage is blessed with three children Anuoluwapo Abiodun, Omotola Abiodun, and a bouncing baby boy, which she also called Prince Charming.

Mide Martins Mother

The mother of Mide Martins is Funmi Martins; she was a star in the Yoruba movie industry in the 90s. Before her death, Funmi Martins made her mark in the industry, acting in movies like Eto Mi, Pelumi, Ija Omode, Eru Eleru, and many others.

Funmi Martins was actively working on two new movies before she died. She was shooting the movie “Aduro Ti Oluwa.” The actress was healthy before her death; she was even seen hanging out with some of her friends.

Then May 5, 2002, she started feeling dizzy all of a sudden; she was rushed to the hospital, where her condition became stable, and she was able to breastfeed her youngest child. She died on May 6, 2002, at the Oshuntuyi Medical Hospital in Lagos.

 She was only 38 years old when she passed away. According to medical reports, her death was caused by cardiac arrest due to her rheumatic heart disease.

After she passed on, the nation went into great mourning, the icon, even though her career was shortlived, had left a lasting impression on her fans.

Some of her co-stars who she had worked with, like Bukky Wright and Antar Laniyan described Funmi Martins as the epitome of the best woman, who was always seen smiling.

 Bukky Wright called and said she saw her as a big sister. The burial had attendees of icons in the Yoruba movie industry like Adebayo Salami, Ogogo Omokulodo, Adesqueen, Pappy Luwe, and many others.

Controversies Surrounding Mide Martins Marriage

In 2016, some reports claimed that Mide Martins had quit her marriage to her director husband. 

According to these sources, Mide had moved out of her matrimonial home because of the issues in her marriage. An online site also said she slept with her husband’s best friend.

This news shocked her fans, but on April 22, 2016, Mide Martins took to Instagram to announce that she had reconciled with her husband and that they had settled their differences and were back together.

Movies Of Mide Martins

Some of the movies she has starred in include:

Eru Elenu

Hunted Hustlers


Omo Okun Orun



Makan He

Some of the movies she has produced include:

Eru Elenu

Omo Okun Orun


Mide Martins was recently nominated as Best Supporting Actress at the City People Entertainment Awards.

Social Media

Instagram: @mydemartins

Facebook: @Mide Funmi Martins (Artist)

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