Top 10 Richest Gospel Musicians in Nigeria 2019

Richest Gospel musician in Nigeria are prominent figures in this Industry who are respected for their Awards, net worth accumulated over the years and have made it to the top 10 richest Nigerian gospel artistes.

The gospel music industry is one which keeps expanding, thanks to the various artistes with melodious voices and the released tracks & albums which are well recognized beyond home borders.

Here is a detailed list of the top 10 richest gospel musician in Nigeria:

1. SAMMIE OKPOSO

Top 10 Richest Gospel musician in Nigeria 2019
SAMMIE is the richest gospel artiste with a net worth of $750,000.
The CEO of Zamar Entertainment, SAMMIE OKPOSO, was born on May 30 1971 in Delta state, Nigeria. He started his music career in 1995, and was brought into limelight by the release of his debut album titled Unconditional Love. One of the tracks on the album was ‘Welu Welu’ which eventually became an hit track.

From winning the award of Most Promising Male Artiste [1994] by Fame Music Awards, he has won a couple others over the years; Best Male Contemporary gospel artiste in Nigeria [2005], Best Male gospel artist in Africa [Kora Awards, South Africa 2006], Best Contemporary gospel artiste [2008], Best Indigenous song in Nigeria [Gospel Music Awards Nigeria 2013], Best Worship Song [Trumpet gospel music awards South Africa 2016], Male Artist of the Year [AGMMA Awards 2017]

2. TIM GODFREY


Timothy Chukwudi Godfrey, born in Kakuri, Kaduna State. He began his singing career right from childhood as a result of his Christian upbringing.
Tim Godfrey is the Director of the Xtreme crew. A Music Director, Singer, Multi talented instrumentalist. Tim Godfrey is well known for his energy during live performances. He has collaborated with a list of international gospel artistes as well. His calculated net worth is in the range of $800,000

3. FRANK EDWARDS


It is no surprise that even the Artiste chooses to call himself, Frank Richboy.
Frank Edwards is owner of the most successful record label in the Industry- Rocktown records.

He began singing at age 10 and developed a skill in playing the keyboard. He worships at Christ Embassy Church. He makes money from live performances, endorsement deals, album sales. Net worth is calculated to be $600,000

4. NIKKI LAOYE


NIKKI was born as Oyenike Olaoye-Oturu. She grew up as a member of the children choir which she joined at age 5. She joined the Youth band of Ikoyi Baptist church in 1998 and later joined the House on the Rock. Nikki’s style of music is usually a fusion of Rock, RnB, HipHop, Funk, Jazz and Gospel. She’s a Recording Artist, Singer, Songwriter, Dancer. She has won a couple of awards;
-Best Female Vocal Performance [Headies Award 2013]
-Best Female Artiste in African Inspirational Music [2014]
Her Net worth is $420,000

5. SINACH

Osinachi Kalu is a multiple award-winning gospel artist. She is also the Praise and Worship leader at Believers Love World also known as Christ Embassy. She began singing in 1989 as a mere hobby but did not pursue it until much later when she joined the choir. Her hit tracks are Way Maker, I know who I am, The Name of Jesus. Her song- This is your Season –won Song of the Year Award (2008). In 2016, she won LIMA Songwriter of the Decade.

6. SAMSONG


He was born November 30 1974 in Delta State.
A Graduate of Accounting, with the dream of becoming the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria but soon resigned to join the gospel music industry.
Samsong’s music career started in 1991 when he formed a group called Praise Creation. He became a solo artist after the group parted ways and released a debut album- Count your blessings.
His albums have brought awards like Best Male Vocalist [Today’s Music Award 2004], Best Male Vocalist [Amen Awards 2005]
Samsong has a net worth of approximately $370,000

7. EBEN

 

Emmanuel Benjamin was born September 9. He started singing as a member of the Youth choir, Winners Chapel as early as 1997. He became popular after the release of Imarawa and is presently the Founder of Hammer House of Rock record label. He has on his shelf several awards, few of which include Best West Africa Award [2013], Album of the Year [Crystal Award 2014]
His Net worth is approximately $350,000

8. TOPE ALABI

Tope Jesus Richest Gospel musician in Nigeria
Tope Alabi is a gospel artiste popularly known for her indigenous renditions in Yoruba language. She has featured in several movies as a track composer and an actress in some others as well. Her voice is quite a unique one in the whole Industry
Net worth: $300,000

9. ADA EHI

Richest Gospel musician in Nigeria
Ada Ogochukwu Ehi, whose maiden surname is Ndukauba, was born September 18, 1987.
At age 10, she became a backup singer in the Girls band headed by Tosin Jegede. She joined the Christ Embassy church on campus and became a member of the Christ Embassy Presidential choir.
‘Only You’ is the track she released which brought her to fame. Apart from nominations in Nigeria and International scene, she has also earned awards such as 100 Influential Christian personalities in Nigeria [YNaija 2017], West African Artist of the Year [Groove Awards 2017]

10. CHIOMA JESUS

Chioma Jesus Richest Gospel musician in Nigeria
Born Amaka Okwuoha, a native of Imo state in Nigeria. She is one of the most popular indigenous gospel singers. She has ministered on several platforms, crusades and church outreaches worldwide.
She began singing at age 9 at her local church and was greatly encouraged by her Pastor. She then proceeded to Scripture Union Fellowship.
In 2010, she was nominated for the Delta Yadah Award, but eventually won in 2011 and 2012 respectively.
Her songs are prominent even beyond Eastern part of Nigeria.
She is considered as one of the top richest with a net worth of $200,000

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