Martini Animashaun (born July 11, 1980) is a prolific actor and filmmaker from Nigeria. He is popularly known as Tinimash Entertainment, which also doubles as the name of his production company.
He is a screenwriter, producer, and director who has worked on several film projects in Nollywood (Yoruba) industry.
Martini Animashaun is the CEO of one of the leading production houses in the Southwest region of Nigeria and is credited as the executive producer of the popular soap opera Coker’s Close and Fate.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Martini Animashaun|
|Stage Name:||Tinash Entertainment|
|Born:||11 July 1980 (age 41 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria|
|State Of Origin:||Oyo State|
|Wife • Spouse:||Not Married|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||N/A|
|Occupation:||Actor • Filmmaker|
Martini Animashaun was birthed on the 11th of July 1980 in Ibadan, West Africa’s largest city. He was born into the prominent family of Mr. and Mrs. Usman Animashaun.
He belongs to the Yoruba ethnic group and hails from the Southwest region of Nigeria. He is an indigene of Oyo State. He spent his formative years in Ibadan, where he lived in his family house. He has a younger sister named Bukola Animashaun. Bukola Animashaun is also in the movie business and works as an actor in Nollywood.
Martini Animashaun was raised in a household that allowed him to pursue his dreams. Growing up, his parents ensured that he and his sister were adequately provided. They also supported his goals and aspirations.
He was introduced to the world of computers from a young age. He spent his free hours learning how to use the computer to carry out different tasks. As he grew older, he became interested in programming and soon became a developer. Although he was thriving in tech, Martini Animashaun always had a flair for arts.
During his primary and secondary days, he was an active member of his schools’ literary and creative art societies. He began showcasing his artistic gifts from these clubs. As a drama club member, he scripted several plays and performed as a stage actor on different occasions.
Martini Animashaun underwent his formal education while living in Ibadan. He studied at elite public schools for his elementary, middle, and high school education.
He graduated from secondary school with good grades in his Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations (SSCE). After which, he enrolled at a leading higher institution in the South West for his higher education.
Martini Animashaun began his professional career in the tech space. Having mastered programming and marketing skills over the years, he worked as a developer and digital marketing expert. He worked on a freelance basis, collaborating with personal and corporate brands on different projects. He was keen on leveraging digital tools to provide solutions to people’s needs.
His fondness for digitalization made him go into the movie business, as he saw that it was much easier to promote and market content in the industry. He joined the Nollywood industry and decided to niche down to Yoruba films. Also stands as Toyin Abraham’s manager as of 2016.
Martini Animashaun, CEO of Tinimash Entertainment, produced and handled her reality program dubbed (KUWTA) ‘Keeping Up With Toyin Aimakhu‘, and she returned a better person. This led to the birth of the production company Tinimash Entertainment. He currently serves as the CEO of the organization.
Under Tinash Entertainment, he has worked with a host of Nollywood celebrities such as Ibrahim Chatta, Toyin Abraham, Joke Muyiwa, Shola Akintunde, Kunle Afod, Wale Akorede (Okunnu), Lalude, Lanre Adediwura, Femi Adebayo, Victoria Afolabi, Sharafadeen Olabode, Dele Odule, Jaiye Kuti, Oyinlola Ajayi, Odunlade Adekola, Mercy Aigbe, Tundeola Yusuf, Yinka Quadri, and Adeniyi Johnson, amongst others.
As a filmmaker, notable films he has produced include Odaju Omo, Aiye Nika, Aitokunrin, Fate, and Coker’s Close series. As an actor, he has played leading and supporting roles in films such as Omo Aiye, Ola, Tori Owo, Omo Ekun, Ade Oba, Eka, Iwe Odu, S’alaye Series, Amode Maja, Omo Aje, Akuata, Koffi, Odegbemi and many more.
- Omo Aiye
- Tori Owo
- Omo Ekun
- Iwe Odu
- S’alaye Series
- Amode Maja
- Omo Aje
- Odaju Omo
- Aiye Nika
Due to his celebrity status, Martini Animashaun has a large number of followers across social media channels. He has over 76.8k followers on Instagram, 650k followers on Facebook, and over 6k followers on Twitter.
- Instagram handle: @officialmatini
- Twitter handle: @officialmatini
- TikTok handle: @officialmatini
- Facebook handle: official1Matini
The movie star Martini Animashaun resides in Ibadan, Oyo State. He lives in a well-furnished apartment in an upscale neighborhood in Ibadan City. He is also the owner of an exotic car. Because of the nature of his profession, he is constantly on the move, traveling across Nigeria to work on different movie sets.
Despite being a household name, Martini Animashaun likes to lead a private life and spends his free time hanging out with his close friends and family members or doing research to improve his craft.
He is also a music enthusiast and worked on a couple of music projects in the past. He closely works with ace director Sharafadeen Olabode and the production company Osumare TV.
He is also one of the leading influencers in the Nigerian social media space and works with different brands to promote their products and services. In December 2021, he clinched a Brand Ambassador deal with Goldmender Global Investment. He also has a Brand Partnership deal with the tech firm Omo Odo.
Martini Animashaun is regarded as one of the leading filmmakers in the Yoruba movie industry. He has made money from producing movies and appearing as a film actor.
Martini Animashaun‘s net worth is estimated to be US$80,000 to US$150,000.