Obafemi Martins Net Worth 2022

Obafemi Martins Net Worth 2022

Obafemi Martins is a Nigerian professional soccer player with a net worth of $35,000,000 (12.6 billion). He is best known for his speed and for representing Nigeria on the national team.

Obafemi is one of Nigeria’s richest footballers because he was one of the highest-paid players who went to China to play. He is estimated to be worth approximately $35,000,000 (12.6 billion). He has several endorsements, projects, and investments in Nigeria, ranging from real estate to businesses to entertainment.


Obafemi Martins Biography

Obafemi Martin earned $175k per week in China while playing for Shangai Greenland Shenhua in the Chinese Super League, bringing his annual earnings to $6.6 million. In 2017, he was one of the CSL’s top 20 highest-paid players.

In addition, the ex-Nigeria International was the highest-paid African footballer in the American Major League Soccer, earning $2.4 million per year while playing for the Seattle Sounders (MLS). Martins earned more than Didier Drogba, who was paid $1,666,668 by the Canadian club Montreal Impact, according to a report released by the MLS Players Union.

Obafemi Martins’ life story

Obafemi Martins, nicknamed “Obagoal,” is a gifted footballer and one of Nigeria’s best. Obafemi Akinwunmi Martins was born on October 28, 1984, and is a forward for the Chinese Super League team Wuhan Zali.

Real name Obafemi Martins
Date of birth 28 October 1984
Country of Origin Federal Republic of Nigeria
Nickname Obagoal
Occupation Footballer
Net worth $35,000,000 (₦12.6 billion)
Relationship Married

Obagoal, as he is affectionately known, is well-known for his speed, strength, and skills on the football field, which have earned him numerous honors and recognitions since beginning his youth career in 1999. He has represented several teams in Africa, Europe, Asia, and North America. He left Nigeria at the age of 16 to play in Italy, and he has since played for a variety of clubs throughout Europe. He began his senior career with Inter Milan before moving on to Newcastle United in 2006, VFL Wolfsburg in 2009, and Birmingham City in January 2011.

Churchill Oliseh scouted him at the start of his football career, and he went on to join a local football club called F.C. Ebedei. Some clubs were interested in him after that, and he eventually joined the club in 2000. In 2001, he moved to Inter Milan for a fee of 750,000 Euros.

He continued to play for Inter Milan, assisting the club in winning several tournaments, and in 2005 he signed a long-term contract worth 2.5 million Euros per year until 2010. He became the first teenager to score in three consecutive Champions League seasons while playing for Inter Milan, and he continued to play with speed and tenacity, earning him a spot in Nigeria’s 2006 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) team.

Newcastle United accepted his transfer request in August 2006 for a fee of 15 million Euros and a five-year contract. He was given the number 9 shirt at Newcastle, but on August 27, 2006, when his team played Aston Villa, he suffered a severe knee injury, which did not deter him from pursuing a career. He scored his first goal for Newcastle United on September 17, 2006.

Obafemi Martins received his green card to the United States in 2015, making him a registered football player in the country. Obafemi Martins is currently married to Abigail Barwuah, with whom he has a son named Kendrick. He also has two professional footballing brothers, though he lost Oladipupo in 2009 due to heart disease. His younger brother, John Ronan Martins, currently plays for Seattle Sounder FC.

Obafemi Martins has joined the Chinese Super League side Wuhan Zall as a free agent after leaving rivals Shanghai Shenhua. The striker rejoined the Flower of Shanghai in July after being out with a hamstring injury since 2018.

Career in Sports

He is a forward who played for Ebedei, Reggiana, and Inter Milan during his youth career. From 2000 to 2001, Martins made his senior debut for Reggiana. From 2001 to 2006, he was a member of Inter Milan, where he scored 28 goals in 88 appearances. Obafemi Martins also had 28 goals in 88 appearances for Newcastle United between 2006 and 2009.

From 2009 to 2010, he was with VfL Wolfsburg, and from 2010 to 2012, he was with Rubin Kazan, before being loaned to Birmingham City. Martins was a Levante player from 2012 to 2013. From 2013 to 2015, he was a member of the Seattle Sounders F.C., where he scored 40 goals in 72 games.

From 2016 to 2018, Martins scored 19 goals in 40 appearances for the Shanghai Shenhua. From 2004 to 2015, he was a member of the Nigerian national team, scoring 19 goals in 42 games.

Transfer History of Obafemi Martins

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The Super Eagles called in

Martins made his Nigerian debut in the 2004 tri-nation Unity Cup tournament in London at the age of 19. He was a member of Nigeria’s third-place finish in the 2006 African Cup of Nations. Martins became embroiled in an age dispute in August 2006, when the Nigerian Football Association (NFA) AKA Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) published his birth date as 1st May 1978 on their website, making him 28 years old rather than 21.

The NFF, on the other hand, apologized and called it an administrative error. Martins, on the other hand, was enraged and failed to show up for national team assignments, claiming his absence was due to his sick mother. In his 19th appearance, he returned to the national team and captained the Super Eagles for the first time in a friendly match against Australia.

Martins appeared as a 52nd-minute substitute for Victor Obinna in the first Group B game and as a 57th-minute substitute for Nwankwo Kanu in the third game at the World Cup finals in South Africa. Nigeria finished the tournament with a single point.

Wife & Relationships

Martins is married to Abigail Barwuah, Mario Balotelli’s sister. Martins has one child with the Ghanaian-Italian, Kendrick, who was born in 2013. Their love story began in 2012 in Milan, Italy, when Obafemi fell head over heels in love with Abigail and the two began dating. Abigail Barwuah was actually one of Obafemi’s baby mamas before she and Martin secretly married.

Let me name three different baby mamas who have children for Obafemi: You are already familiar with Abigail, who gave birth to Kendrick on October 16th in Italy. The other’s name is unknown, but they met during his visit to the United Kingdom. Tyler, Obafemi’s second son, was born to the white girl’s boyfriend. Obafemi’s third mother was an African girl he dated while playing in Italy. She gave birth to Itunuoluwa, also known as Kelvin.

Martins Son

Kevin Maussi Martins, his elder son, was born on January 31, 2005, and has followed in his father’s footsteps, currently playing for Inter Milan’s youth setup after graduating from AC Milan’s academy in 2018. After playing for them at the Youth level, the 15-year-old wonderkid has pledged his patriotism to the Italian National Team. Maussi Martins made his Italy U-15 debut on November 22, 2019, and has since appeared in three matches for the young Nerazzurri, scoring once. Hopefully, Obafemi Martin’s son will change his allegiance and, like his father, wear the Super Eagles jersey someday.

Obafemi Martins Biography


Obafemi Martins Cars, Yatch and House

Obafemi has a fleet of expensive and eye-catching cars that he uses to stake his claim as one of the highest-paid footballers from Shanghai Shenhua. Aside from his fleet of expensive cars, he also owns a yacht. He owns an Iguana 31 Expedition yacht worth over N170 million.

Earning as much as he did as a player in 2018, he could afford any modern vehicle he desired. Even after leaving Shanghai Shenhua, he continues to acquire cars as he pleases. His whips include the following:

Obafemi Martin’s automobiles

  • Mercedes Benz SLR Mc Laren costing $964,521 (N367, 964,761).
  • Mercedes Benz G-class  costing $295,000 (N112, 542, 500).
  • Lamborghini Aventador costing $417, 346 (N162, 000, 000).
  • Bentley Bentayga costs $300, 000 (N114, 450, 000).
  • Ferrari Spider costs N110 million.

Bentley Bentayga ($300, 000)

Obafemi’s Bentley is worth about $300, 000.

The Bentley is powered by a 6L dual-turbo W-12 engine with a top speed of 187 mph and a 0-60 mph acceleration time of 4 seconds.

Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren ($964,521)

Martins’ Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren costs up to $964,521 and appears to be his most expensive vehicle.

Lamborghini Aventador ($417, 346)

Obafemi Martins owns a Lamborghini, an Aventador that cost him $417, 346.

Mercedes Benz G-Class ($295,000)

The Obafemi Martins G-Wagon costs around $295,000 (depending on the package included) and is equipped with a 4.0 Liter V8 engine that produces up to 577 hp through its 9-speed automatic transmission.

Ferrari Spider (₦110 million)

Obafemi’s latest addition to his garage is this 2019 Ferrari 488 Spider, which is expected to cost well over ₦110 million.


Obafemi Martins Yacht

Obafemi Martins Yacht
Obafemi Martins Yacht

Obafemi Martins Houses

Obafemi Martins House
Obafemi Martins House

Apart from luxury automobiles, he also owns two mansions in Lagos and abroad. He owns a mansion in VGC, Lekki, Lagos worth N500 million, as well as a mansion in Como, Italy worth N800 million. T

Obafemi Martins mansion in Lagos

Obafemi Martins mansion in Lagos
Obafemi Martins mansion in Lagos

Obafemi Martins purchased a new mansion in Lagos. He took to Instagram to show off his magnificent crib and one of his pricey cars.


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