"VeryDarkMan": 6 Facts About Nigerian Activist Martins Otse and His Quick Rise to Fame

"VeryDarkMan": 6 Facts About Nigerian Activist Martins Otse and His Quick Rise to Fame

  • For some weeks now, the name VeryDarkMan has been on the lips of many netizens on social media for different reasons
  • While some people admire his boldness and bravery in lending his voice to controversial issues, others just love his physique.
  • The 27-year-old activist has been able to carve a niche for himself in the online space in just a few weeks.

Several Nigerians have been longing to know more about fast-rising activist, VeryDarkMan, who unexpectedly rose to fame.

Legit.ng in this article explores six key details about the identity and lifestyle of VeryDarkMan.

VeryDarkMan's life explored
VeryDarkMan's life explored Photo credit: @verydarkblackman/Instagram.
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1. VeryDarkMan's full name, nationality

VeryDarkMan's real name is Martins Vincent Otse. He is a Nigerian by birth and nationality. The activist hails from Edo state.

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Martins was born into an average family and had to hustle from a tender age to make ends meet.

He first began his career as a social media marketer, and while at it, discovered his passion for fighting against injustice and helping people he can.

2. How old is VeryDarkMan?

The fast-rising activist was born in 1996 in Lagos state, Nigeria. He is presently 27 years old although some Nigerians insist he looks older than his age.

Despite being young, the activist possesses a great mind and confidence in tackling situations and problems via his Instagram handle @verydarkman.

3. VeryDarkMan attended UNILAG

Martins attended the University of Lagos, where he studied Business Administration with his coursemates.

A peek at his Instagram page and TikTok videos shows that the activist possesses a great command of English.

His confidence and stance on trending topics earned him applause from Nigerians and celebrities including Davido and Korra Obidi.

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4. Financial strength of VeryDarkMan

VeryDarkMan has never been ashamed to say he's living an average life with not much funds to afford luxury.

According to the activist, he first started making money in 2022 when he took the bold step to sell his private videos.

Although he didn't make enough to sustain a lavish lifestyle for a long time, he was able to acquire a car with the money he made.

However, this aspect of his life doesn't bother him since he believes money is only a distraction to his course of seeking justice and maintaining a fair environment for everyone.

According to Otse in his Instagram video, his goal in life is not to become wealthy but to render help to people he can.

He further noted that he has no love for money as he has rejected millions offered to him by well-meaning Nigerians.

5. VeryDarkMan's fashion sense

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A close look at Martins Otse's page on Instagram gives the impression that the activist is not a lover of fashion.

He is often seen in his videos dressed in just a singlet and a pair of trousers with his chest open. Other times, he appears shirtless.

However, there are some rare occasions where the activist was seen dressed in a shirt and trousers.

6. VeryDarkMan's fast rise to fame; how it happened

Martins Otse began making headlines when he learnt about Jenny'sglow and decided to face skincare vendors.

A lady had called out the popular skincare brand and accused them of selling products to her which destroyed her face.

Martins quickly swung into action and tackled Jenny'sglow, a fight which was backed by thousands of Nigerians.

Seeing the massive support he garnered, Martins stretched out to other vendors and tackled those who sold products without NAFDAC numbers.

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Rare video of VeryDarkMan with Hausa men leaks online

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that activist, VeryDarkMan, has stunned netizens with a new video that he shared on social media. In the clip, he was seen boldly teaching Hausa artisans self-defence techniques.

In the video, he emphasised that life does not have to be hard and encouraged people to live for themselves rather than trying to impress others. The comment section of the viral video was flooded with expressions of love and support for VeryDarkMan. Netizens applauded his efforts to empower others and his authenticity and ability to prioritize his happiness and growth.

@srigeorgeom commented: “If you know him very well, you will know that he is a principled person and not someone who can be influenced by fame and money. I regret to inform you that Very Dark Black Man is not available for purchase. Don't play, If you attempt to bribe him or silence him with money, You will learn. So, be cautious.”

Source: Legit.ng

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