He is married to another actress, Mide Martins who happens to be the daughter of the late Nollywood actress, Funmi Martins.
Afeez Owo whose real name is Afeez Abiodun was born on the 12th April and hails from Iseyin, Oyo state.
He attended St. Paul Anglican School, Idiroko and Faramora Secondary scholl in Oyo state before travellling to Lagos.
Afeez Owo has always been interested in acting right form his primary school days where he wrote a drama script “Kokoro aiye”.
He came down to Lagos in the mid 1980s where he had linked up with Razaq Olayiwola popularly called Ojo opa gogo. It was through Razaq, he got to join the Yoruba movie industry.
Mide has made it clear how met Afeez. She said Afeez is her mother’s manager before she died on 6th of May, 2002 after a brief illness.
At such Afeez was always around her and has been the only person who stood beside her after her mother’s death.
From there both of them fell in love and started dating, the rest is history now as Afeez and his wife are now happily married with two kids.
Apart from being an actor, Afeez Owo is also a movie director who started his movie production in 2000 with its first being Majen sinwon waiye.
Some of his other movies also include:
- Abusi Edumare
- Yonu Simi
- Eje tutu
- Gbenren meje
- Oba Bi Olorun
- Ipnu Mi