SAMMIE OKPOSO BIOGRAPHY, MINISTRY, NET WORTH, & LESSONS FROM HIS LIFE
SAMMIE OKPOSO BIOGRAPHY
Sammie Okposo is a Nigerian contemporary Gospel artist, producer, psalmist, and CEO of Zamar Entertainment. He is a big name in the Gospel Music Industry as he has performed regularly in Africa, Europe, and North America.
EARLY LIFE AND MINISTRY
He was born on the 30th of May, 1971 in Delta State, Nigeria. He attended his primary and secondary education in Delta State, Nigeria.
Sammie started his career as a gospel artist in his local church as a Choir playing piano at the very tender age of 10.
Professionally, he started as an artist in the year 1992 when he joined Nollywood as a soundtrack producer, and in due course, he enter into full music production. He has performed alongside many iconic names in the industry and he is the host of a series of concerts called Sammie Okposo Praise Party (SOPP).
His first album came in 2004 titled “Addicted”. And his recent song was “My Miracle”. He is a Globacom Ambassador and the United Peace Ambassador.
Sammie Okposo raised the bar for the African music with his hit song “Welu Welu” in the year 2000 and received global recognition.
He was invited to perform at the Martin Luther King Day and 4th Independence Celebration by the American Ambassador to Nigeria in 2004.
SONGS BY HIM
His music group is one of the best in the World and at the top of the African charts as most inspiring and entertaining. Some of the songs he has released include:
- Oghenne Do
- Chukwu Ebube
- High Love
- A Marvellous Thing
- Naija Praise
- Let Peace Reign
- Big God
- Welu Welu
- The Statement
- My Miracle and so on.
Some of the artists he has featured alongside are Kirk Franklin, Fed Hammond, Shaggy, Jonathan Nelson, Maxi Priest, Missy Elliot, Lionel Peterson, Jessy Dickson, and many others.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
He has won many awards globally and some of them include:
- Most Promising Male Artiste at the Fame Music Awards – 1994
- Best Sound Track at the Nigerian Movie Awards – 1998
- Best Gospel Artiste at the Amen Awards Nigeria – 2001
- Gospel Artiste of the Year at the Power of Music and Praise Awards – 2002
- Best Gospel Artiste in English at Afro Hollywood Awards, UK – 2006
- Best Contemporary Gospel Artiste at the Nigerian Music Awards – 2008
- Trail Blazer Awards at the African Gospel Music Awards, UK – 2012
- Best Worship Song at the Trumpet Music Gospel Awards in South Africa – 2016
- AGMMA Artiste of the Year Award at the African Gospel Music and Media Awards, UK – 2017
MARITAL AND RELATIONSHIP STATUS
He is married to Ozioma Okposo and the couple is blessed with children.
He is estimated to be around $1 million as of this post. He is one of the rated Nigerian Gospel artists.
LESSONS FROM HIS LIFE
Sammie Okposo is one of the many in the music industry that has become a household in the industry. God has made room for him in what he has called him to do. So we must be ready to do what God is instructing us to do if we want to live in a spacious place. Shalom!
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