Afeez Owo, has his real name as Afeez Abiodun. He is a popular Yoruba actor, movie producer and director known for Iseyin distinct Yoruba conversation in movies.
Afeez was born on the 12th of April, the year of his birth not known and he is the husband of another renowned actress Mide Martins, the daughter of a famous Nollywood actress Funmi Martins who died after a brief illness on the 6th of April, 2002.
Afeez was nicknamed Owo, a name he earned because of his close relationship with Yemi Ayebo, which literally means close friend or close pal. He is from Iseyin, Oyo State in south western Nigeria.
Afeez had his primary and secondary education at St. Paul Anglican School, Idiroko, Ogun state and Faramora Secondary School in Oyo State respectively. He however relocated to Lagos for greener pasture in the mid 80s.
His Acting Career
Afeez Owo started his acting career dated back to his secondary school days when he came up with a drama script “Kokoro Aiye”, which received wide commendations from his mates and school teachers.
Through the help of one Rasaq Olayiwole, Afeez was able to join the Yoruba movie industry. He has since starred in several movies including:
• Omoge Lekki
• Iwa Ose Meji and others.
Afeez is creative, skillful and highly talented Nollywood actor. He is gifted in interpreting roles in movies and has become a household name in Yoruba movies.
Afeez Owo is also a movie producer. He has successfully produced several movies including “Majen Sinwon Waiye” which happens to be his first movie production.
Other movies produced by Afeez are:
• Yonu Simi
• Eekan Soso
• Ife Owo
• Gberen Meje
• Eje tutu
• Aburi Edumare
• Ipinumi etc
His Personal Life
Afeez Owo married Mide Martins, another popular Nollywood actress and daughter of the late actress, Funmi Martins who passed on after a brief illness on 6th of April, 2002.
The marriage is blessed with two daughters.
His Net Worth
Afeez Owo is indeed a renowned and good Yoruba actor, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $500,000 dollars.