4 Yoruba Actresses Who Look Exactly Like Their Mothers (PICS)

Mide Martins
Mide Martins

Mide Funmi Martins Abiodun who is popularly known as Mide Martins. She is an award winning Nigerian actress, entrepreneur and philanthropist who was born on April 12, 1980. She is quite beautiful and talented just like her late mother Funmi Martins. If you are a fan of Nollywood the Nigerian movie industry especially it Yoruba niche then Funmi Martins is a name that you will not forget in a hurry. That is because she stood out as a shinning star in the Galaxy of Nigeria entertainment. Funmi Martins was born Funmi Oguntomi in Ilesha in Osun state. However she grow up in Lagos State Abeokuta in Ogun state and then Ibadan in Oyo state.

For her primary education she attended Okiona primary school and for her Secondary School education she attended Abeokuta grammar school. From there she attended Bibo Secretarial Institute where she barged a diploma in Secretarial studies. Thereafter she did some modelling before venturing into acting. Funmi Martins tried to gain entering into the acting industry in the 1992 when she approached Kola Idowu but her efforts was not successful. It was not until the year 1993 that fortune smiled on her when film producer Felix Duca saw her talent and did not hesitate in launching her career.

Funmi Martins legacy

Her first movie was Nemesis it was directed also by Felix Duca. With time Funmi Martins sharpened her skills and took part in alot of Blockbuster movies including Scandal, Not My Will, Erun Elerun, Abere Alhaja, Abulesowo and several other movies. Funmi Martins was a very talented actress who was one of the very few actresses at that time who could act in both Yoruba and English movies with flawless precision and professionalism. Mide Martins does not only have her mother physical attribute but also inherited her acting prowess.

Below is the actress and her mother picture

Mide Martins
Mide Martins
Funmi Martins
Funmi Martins
Nkechi Blessing
Nkechi Blessing

Nkechi Blessing Sunday is a Nigerian actress, musician, filmmaker, producer and a scriptwriter from Abia state in Nigeria but then was born and bred in Surulere in Lagos State. She also features mostly in Yoruba movies and she is regarded as one of the fastest rising actresses in movie industry. Nkechi Blessing had her primary school education at OluAbiodun nursery and primary school and then also had her Secondary School education at Baragon model college in Lagos State as well.

Nkechi Blessing's Mum
Nkechi Blessing’s Mum

Then she proceeded to the university of Lagos in Ojo where she studied theatre art. She also barged a degree in International relations from a university in Benue republic. Nkechi Blessing is the only child of her mother haven lost her brother to the cold hands of death in June 27. Her mother is Gloria Sunday who she described as her favourite person and this actress shared a striking resemblance .

Below is the actress and her mother picture

Nkechi Blessing's Mum
Nkechi Blessing’s Mum

Bimbo Afolayan

Abimbola Ogunnowo
Abimbola Ogunnowo

bimbo Afolayan is a Nigerian actress, movie producer and entrepreneur born on August 9th in Lagos State. She is the first child in a family of 5 and has 4 siblings, two brothers and two sisters.

Abimbola obtained a diploma in Industrial relations and trade unionism from the University of Ibadan in Our state. She started her career through a movie theatre group introduced to her by their actor Femi Branch.

She came into the Limelight in the year 2009 with her first movie titled Ifejafunmi. She has produced and featured in quite a number of movies since then. She also has a clothing line named Extreme Clothing.

Below is the actress and her mother picture

Bimbo Afolayan and mum Bimbo Afolayan and mum Bimbo Afolayan and mum

Olaitan Ogungbile

Olaitan Sugar
Olaitan Sugar

Olaitan Ogungbile is popularly referred to as Olaitan Sugar due to her role in one of Yoruba movies. She was born on 7th of May and she is originally from Ifeogbon Ejigbo local government area of Osun state. She had both her primary and secondary school education in 7 days Adventist school and Moremi high school. She then attended Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife where she study Botany.

She joined the movie industry in the year 2008 after going through some training under Muyiwa Authentic school of drama owned by Muyiwa Ademola. She has featured in over 200 movies but it was her role in the movie Sugar that shot her into the Limelight. Besides being a very good role interpreter she is equally a fashionista and she is one of the most stylist Yoruba actresses in entertainment industry. Apart from these she is also the spitting image of her mother.

Olaitan Sugar
Olaitan Sugar

Below is the actress and mother picture

Olaitan Sugar and mother
Olaitan Sugar and mother

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