|Net Worth:||$ 36 million|
|Born||October 28, 1984|
|Occupation||igerian international and professional footballer, investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist.|
How much is Obafemi Martins Net Worth ?
NET WORTH: Obafemi Akinwunmi Martins, popularly known as Obafemi Martins, is a famous Nigerian international and professional footballer, investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is considered one of the best scorers in football and the greatest and most skilled footballer of all time as well as one of the most successful footballers in Africa.
He was born on October 28, 1984 in Lagos. He was a former Nigerian national striker, the Super Eagles and English Premier League club New Castle United and Spanish Ligacub Inter Milan.
Obafemi Martins is currently a striker for Shanghai Greenland Shenhua. He is known for his speed on the ball and his ability to score amazing goals. After leaving Nigeria at the age of 16 to travel to Italy, he has since played for various top clubs across Europe.
In 2002, he began his senior career at the Italian Serie A club Inter Milan, before moving in 2006 to the English Premier League club Newcastle United. He then moved in 2009 to the German Bundesliga side VFL Wolfsburg. In July 2010, Obafemi Martins joined Rubin Kazan. In January 2011, he was loaned to Birmingham City. During his time at Inter Milan, Obafemi Martins won the Italian title in Serie A, the Italian Cup (twice) and the Italian Super Cup. During his time in Birmingham he scored the winning goal in the 2011 Football League Cup final. Obafemi Martins has played European football with Inter Milan, Newcastle United and Wolfsburg and won the UEFA Cup with Newcastle United.
Obafemi Martin’s highest scoring season so far was in Serie A from 2004 to 2005, where he scored 11 goals, and in the English Premier League from 2006 to 2007, where he scored 17 goals. Obafemi Martins played in international football and was a member of the Nigerian national team, the Super Eagles squad for the 2006, 2008 and 2010 African Cup of Nations, and the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa.
From 2013 to 2015, Obafemi Martins played for Seattle Sounders FC in Major League Soccer, scoring more than 40 goals before moving to China.
Obafemi Martins had two brothers who are also international footballers and have played football professionally. His older brother, Oladipup Martins, played for Reggiana, Partizan and Innsbruck before retiring from football in 2009 due to heart problems.
Unfortunately, his older brother Oladipup Martins died on August 8, 2011 as a result of a suspected heart attack in Lagos, Nigeria. Obafemi Martins also has a younger brother known as John Ronan Martins. Obafemi Martins is currently married to the Ghanaian-Italian top model Abigail Barwuah, who is also the sister of Mario Balotelli. The couple currently has a child named Kendrick who was born in 2013.
Obafemi Martins is currently one of the richest and most influential international footballers in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $ 36 million.