VeryDarkMan Biography, Net Worth, Age, Career – Rise to Fame

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VeryDarkMan alias VeryDarkBlackMan, is a Nigerian influencer, fitness model, and actor popularly known for his controversial opinions and online activism.

He rose to the limelight in 2023 for exposing Jenny’s Glow, a popular skincare brand for its unethical practices.

Since then, he gained a massive fan base by uploading controversial videos to his social media pages.

In this article, we’ll discuss all about his biography, net worth, age, career, and the controversies that would land him in trouble with the Nigerian authorities.

Profile Summary

Real NameMartins Vincent Otse
NicknamesVeryDarkMan, VeryDarkBlackMan, VDM
Age29 years (As of 2024)
Date of Birth8 April 1994
State of OriginEdo State
ProfessionSocial Media Influencer/Critic
Net Worth$5000 (approx. 8 million naira)
Related FiguresSaida BoJ, VeryFairMan
Social MediaInstagram

VeryDarkMan Biography

Very Dark Man or VDM, whose real name is Martins Vincent Otse, is a controversial social media influencer born on the 8th of April 1994 in Edo State.

The rising celebrity has lived most of his life in Lagos. He was raised in the city and also studied his university education there.

He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the prestigious University of Lagos before relocating to Abuja to pursue his dreams.

Age

Born on April 8th, 1994, he is 29 years old as of 2024.

However, some of his followers speculate that the social media critic may be older because of his physique and behavior.

Career 

Very Dark Man’s story began on the streets of Lagos. As a young child, he learned to “hustle” and provide for himself.

He started out in the fashion industry as a model and also took some small-time acting roles including selling explicit videos of himself on adult websites. 

He appeared in some episodes of the “Johnsons”, “Hush” and “Tinsel”.

VeryDarkMan’s rise to fame was an arduous one.

He started posting controversial videos on social media which earned him thousands of fans and “haters”.

In 2023, his life changed for the better after one of his videos blew up, shooting him right to the influencer status in Nigeria.

This video of him exposing popular skincare brands for their unethical practices and lack of appropriate certifications became a hot topic all over the internet. He gained thousands of fans who praised him for his boldness and activism.

VeryDarkMan Net Worth

As of 2024, Very Dark Man’s net worth is estimated to be $5000 (approximately 8 million naira)

Arrest and Controversies

In March 2024, Very Dark Man was arrested for statements he made about popular crossdresser, Bobrisky.

In a video that he posted to his social media page, VDM claimed that Bobrisky was sleeping with politicians and top policemen.

The news of VDM’s arrest was met with mixed emotions on the internet.

His fans were saddened by the news, while others celebrated his absence from the internet.

After spending over a week in jail, he was released due to the efforts of former presidential candidate Omoyele Sowore, Deji Adeyanju, and a competent legal team.

Shortly after regaining his freedom, he was arrested again on a five-count charge of cyberstalking involving the Nigerian police and famous Nollywood actresses Iyabo Ojo and Tonto Dikeh.

He pleaded “not guilty” to each of the charges in a High Court sitting in Abuja.

Applications for his bail have been denied and as of June 9th, 2024, the influencer is still in the custody of the Nigerian Police.

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