Nolan Pentz Martinez

Know About Nona Gaye’s Son Nolan Pentz Martinez


Nolan Pentz Martinez is the celebrity son of Nona Gaye, an American singer, actress, and fashion, and her ex-partner Justin Martinez. Her best acting performance attributes to the 2003 science-fiction films The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions in which she appeared as Zee. As a voice artist, she voiced the character Hero Girl in The Polar Express (2004).

As an actress, Nona got a break from the 2001 film Ali, for which she won a Black Reel Award in 2002 for Theatrical – Best Supporting Actress. She got recognition for portraying Zee in The Matrix in 2002. Being a popular singer, composure, and musician, her three songs “Quarter to Three” “Midas Lover,” and “The Language of Love”, appeared for sale at

Nolan Pentz Martinez’s Family Background

The 25 years old celebrity kid Nolan Pentz was born in 1997. Nolan’s mother Nona Aisha Gaye was born in Washington D.C. on September 4, 1974, to former iconic singer Marvin Gaye and his second wife Janis Hunter. Nona’s maternal grandfather Slim Gaillard was a renowned jazz musician, singer, and songwriter. 

Nona’s paternal grandfather Marvin Gay Sr. was an American Pentecostal minister, and her paternal grandmother Alberta Gay was a domestic worker and schoolteacher. Nona’s paternal uncle Frankie Gaye was a recording artist.

Gaye during his collaboration with Prince in the mid-1900s also dated him for three years. At the same time, she became a drug addict. Nona also dated her schooltime friend Justin Martinez in 1997 but separated in 1999, after having a son Nolan. 

Nolan Pentz Martinez’s Career 

There is no information about his professional career of Nolan. His mother Nona Gaye began her career as a singer in the early 1990s when she released her debut album “Love for the Future” in October 1992 at the age of 18. Album’s singles  “I’m Overjoyed,” and “The Things That We All Do for Love” were among the top-20 hit. She joined singer-songwriter Prince to release four songs with him. She recorded “1000 Hugs and Kisses” and “Snowman,” with Prince, which were highly popular on social media although they were not released officially.

The duo released the compilation album 1-800-NEW-FUNK in 1994 with singles “Love Sign,” and “A Woman’s Gotta Have It”. She sang led singles for Prince’s 1995 album The Gold Experience, and 1996 album Girl 6. She also appeared as a lead in the European TV special ”The Beautiful Experience” produced by Prince-produced.

Nolan Pentz Martinez’s Family Net Worth 

Nolan has not been in news for his career. His salary and wealth are yet to be reviewed. His mother is known to have a net worth of $3 million. With singing and acting as her major source of income, she reportedly earns a salary of $65,000 per annum.  In 1993, she was listed on 50 Most Beautiful People by People Magazine. Contributing to the social cause, she released a new version of her father’s single “What’s Going On” in 2001. The song was dedicated to raising funds for AIDS research. In 1994, as a fashion model, she signed a contract with Ford Modeling Agency for a commercial for the clothing brand Armani. 

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