2. Obafemi Martins
- Net Worth: $35 Million
- State Of Origin: Lagos
Obafemi Martins is a reputable footballer of Nigerian descent. At the young age of 16, he moved from Nigeria to Europe where he has played for a number of football clubs. Obafemi Martins, who is in his early thirties, has made his mark as a professional football across continents like Asia, America, and Europe. For the past 16 years, his career across different football clubs makes him the Nigerian footballer with the highest number of clubs played for.
Nearly two years ago, Obafemi Martins joined Chinese-based team Shanghai Shenhua from Seattle Sounder –an MLS side. At Shanghai Shenhua, he is reported to be earning the whopping sum of £8.4 million on a yearly basis. During his spell at the MLS side [Seattle Sounder], Martins was reported with the estimated net worth of $35 million. With this enormous sum, Obafemi Martins perfectly fits into this list as the second richest Nigerian footballer. In addition to his Italy-based assets, Martins owns a number of assets in other places.
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