FULL NAME: Sammie Okposo
NET WORTH : $750,000
DATE OF BIRTH/AGE : Born 30 May 1971 [47 years old]
STATE OF ORIGIN : Delta State
OCCUPATION: Gospel Singer and producer
MARITAL STATUS[WIFE]: Married to Ozioma Sammie Okposo
Sammie Okposo is one of the most popular, richest ,most celebrated , multiple award-winning international Nigerian gospel artist. Aside singing, Sammie is a music producer, psalmist, entertainment consultant and the CEO of Zamar Entertainment. He has been in this business for many years and has been able to amass so much wealth from the hustle and currently leading the list of the most bankable Nigerian gospel artistes.
Early Life And Background
Sammie Okposo was born on the 30th of May 1971 . The reputable Gospel Artiste Sammie Okposo hails from Delta State, Nigeria. He was born into a small family that resided in Delta state , he was born and bred there. He officially launched his production career in 1995 when he joined the Nigerian Movie Industry as a Sound Track Producer and eventually ventured into Music Producing. Today, Sammie Okposo has many production credits to his name, he has been praised for producing hits for some big guns in the Nigerian Music Industry. He is GLOBACOM ambassador, united nations peace ambassador and couple of other honours to his name.
The multiple award winning international artist started music in his early and youthful days when he was a member of his local church where he play the piano for the choir from age 10. His professional music career kick started in 1992 when he joined the Nigeria Movie .
Career Inception And Rise To Stardom
Sammie Okposo started his music career in 1992 when he ventured into the Nigerian movie industry as a sound track producer and later ventured into full music production. Okposo is a United Nations Youth Ambassador for World Peace. In 2000 he took the African music scene to another level with the release of his debut album, titled Unconditional Love. The hit track of the album, “Welu Welu”, gained a lot of local and international popularity and enjoyed massive airwaves. In 2004, Okposo was invited to perform at the Martin Luther King Day and July 4th Independence day Celebration respectively by the American ambassador to Nigeria. His music group consist of 12 piece band “D X Generation” is considered as one of the best from this part of the world. They are also said to be one of the most electrifying and inspiring groups in Africa.
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He is also widely known for his SOPP live concerts which has eventually become a favourite of music lovers globally. he has successfully released couple of albums and his latest album, “The Statement”, was co-produced by ten-time Grammy Award-winning producer “Kevin Bond”. As the United Nations Youth Ambassador for World Peace, he has featured prominently in sold out concerts all over Africa, Europe, America, Nigeria and most importantly, “The Experience” with Pastor Paul Adefarasin of House on The Rock Church. He was able to break out from the norm, changed the face of Gospel Music in Nigeria, breaking all barriers to become the first gospel artiste to sell millions of copies of his work which no other Nigerian gospel singer has achieved.
Sammie Okposo is a spiritual son of Pastor Paul Adefarasin the metropolitan senior pastor of The House On The Rock Churches worldwide where he is a lead psalmist. He has performed on many big stages along side the likes of Donnie Mcclurkin, Kirk Franklin, Fred Hammond, Israel Houghton, Deitrick Haddon, Jonathan Nelson, Micah Stampley, Maxi Priest, Shaggy, Missy Elliot, Benjamin Dube, Judith Sephuma, Sonnie Badu, Uche Double-Double, Lionel Peterson, Angelique Kidjo, Koffi Olomide, Awilo Logomba, , John Legend, Kirk Franklin, Don Moen, Jessy Dickson, Ron Kenoly, Cece Winans, Nicole Mullen to name a few.
Sammie Okposo is a married man, he is happily married to Ozioma Sammie Okposo.
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