Omotola Jalade Ekeinde’s Husband, Capt. Matthew Ekeinde Biography: Age, Net Worth, Wife, Children, Parents, Siblings, Career, Wikipedia, Pictures

June 17, 2024 0 Posted By Haruna Ayuba

Capt. Matthew Ekeinde is a well-known businessman and pilot captain from Nigeria. He is best known as the husband of Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, a popular Nollywood actress.

Ekeinde has a successful career in both the business and aviation industries, making him a highly respected figure in his country.

His marriage to Omotola has also made him a well-known public figure and a supportive partner in her successful acting career.


  • Full Name: Capt. Matthew Ekeinde
  • Stage Name: Matthew
  • Born: March 23, 1968
  • Age: 56 years old
  • Birthplace: Sabongida Ora, Edo State, Nigeria
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Occupation: businessman and pilot captain
  • Height: 5’10”
  • Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Ekeinde
  • Siblings: unknown
  • Spouse: Omotola Jalade Ekeinde (m. 1996)
  • Children: 4, Princess Ekeinde, Captain Ekeinde, Maraiah Ekeinde, and Micheal Ekeinde
  • Relationship: married
  • Net Worth: $5 million

Early Life and Education

Capt. Matthew Ekeinde, born on March 23, 1968, in Sabongida Ora, Edo State, Nigeria, was raised by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ekeinde. He grew up with siblings, although their names are unknown to the media.

He received his early education in Lagos and later attended Emmanuel College in Owerri. After completing secondary school, he pursued his dream of becoming an aviator and obtained his aviator license.


Capt. Matthew Ekeinde has fulfilled his childhood dream of becoming a pilot. His passion for aviation started at a young age when his father, who worked at the Ikeja Airport, took him to work and showed him an old fighter airplane. From that moment, he was determined to become a pilot.

After completing his education, he pursued his dream by attending aviation school and obtaining his aviator license. Today, he is a successful pilot, proving that with dedication and hard work, one can achieve their dreams.

Capt. Matthew Ekeinde is not only an experienced pilot but also a successful businessman. He began his flying career in England and later returned to his home country of Nigeria in 1991.

Throughout his career, he has worked with multiple companies and has gained a wealth of knowledge and skills. Due to his hard work and dedication, he has risen through the ranks to become Captain Matthew Ekeinde.

Some of the airlines he has worked with include:

  • Aero Contractors
  • AIC Airlines owned by Chief Harry Akande
  • Air Nigeria
  • Arik Air
  • Bellview
  • Bristow Helicopters (Pan African Airline)
  • Sosoliso

In addition to his career as a pilot, Captain Ekeinde has also ventured into the business world. He recently established The Aquatic Jungle Entertainment, a tourist and entertainment center located in Badagry.

With plans for a mini-airport, five-star hotel, aquariums, roller coasters, and a zoo, Captain Ekeinde‘s vision for this venture is both ambitious and exciting.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @captainekeinde

Personal Life

When Capt. Matthew Ekeinde and his wife, Omotola Jalade, got married in 2006, they had already been together for many years.

They had their court wedding in 1996 and the traditional wedding in 2001, after welcoming three children into the world. However, they later decided to have another wedding ceremony years later.

In a unique and romantic gesture, Omotola and Capt. Matthew Ekeinde had their wedding ceremony in mid-air on a plane, with a priest and family members present.

The couple’s love story began in 1994 when Omotola was just 16 and Capt. Matthew was 26. They were introduced through his elder sister at church and after waiting for two years for Omotola to grow up, Matthew proposed to her before going to the polytechnic.

Now, the couple is happily married with four children: Princess Ekeinde, Captain Ekeinde, Maraiah Ekeinde, and Micheal Ekeinde.

Net Worth

Capt. Matthew Ekeinde, the husband of Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade, is well-known for his successful career as a Pilot Captain and businessman.

With an estimated net worth of $5 million, he has proven to be a skilled and savvy entrepreneur. His hard work and dedication have undoubtedly contributed to his impressive financial success.

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