Sammie Okposo Biography, Net Worth, Age 2022
Sammie Okposo born on May 30, 1971, is a popularly known talented Nigerian gospel singer, producer, psalmist, entertainment consultant, and Chief Executive Officer of Zamar Entertainment.
Okposo was raised in Delta State on May 30, 1971. He is the son of the famous Pastor Paul Adefarasan, the Metropolitan Senior Pastor of the House of Rock Churches Worldwide.
Sammie Okposo Early Life,
Growing up, his father wanted him to be an accountant. His interest in music however started when he was nine, playing the piano and getting the exhilaration that comes with doing what you are supposed to do. By the time he was ten, he was the pianist in his local church.
Sammie had his primary and secondary education in Delta State in south southern Nigeria respectively.
Sammie Okposo Career
Sammie is a Gospel singer, music producer, psalmist, entertainment consultant, and CEO of Zamar Entertainment.
He officially launched his production career in 1992 when he joined the Nigerian Movie Industry as a Sound Track Producer eventually venturing into Music Production.
In the year 2000, he took the music industry by storm when he released his debut album, ‘Unconditional Love’ with the hit single ‘Welu-Welu’ which took him beyond local recognition into the international scene.
Sammie has broken out of the status quo of what is usually obtainable for gospel artists, not only becoming an international, multiple award gospel winning artist in Nigeria but also performing on stages with 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 and Nicole Mullen to name a few.
He has performed in notable events including the Martin Luther King Day celebration and July 4th Independence Day Celebration.
He was a Glo Ambassador for ten years and is now a United Nations Peace Ambassador.
Sammie Okposo Awards and Recognition
2013 – Artiste of the year at the Crystal Awards, Nigeria
2013 – Album of the year (The Statement) Crystal Awards, Nigeria
2012 – Grass root ambassador of the year (Real Soccerfest and CAN)
2012 – Trailblazer award (African Gospel Music Awards U.K)
2012- Best male Christian artiste (Pastor Bimbo Odukoya foundation awards)
2012- Positive impact awards (Inside Out media awards)
2011- Best music video producer (Nigerian Music Video Awards)
2010- God zone award for excellence in entertainment (GOD ZONE Awards)
2008 – Best contemporary Gospel Artiste (Nigerian Music Awards)
2008 – Best Gospel Video (Nigerian Music Video Awards)
2007- Gospel artist of the year (Nigeria Entertainment Awards, New York)
2005/2006 – Best Male Gospel Artist in Africa (Kora Awards, South Africa)
2006 – Best Sound and Music Score – Amazing Grace (Nigeria Movie Awards)
2006 – Gospel Artist of the year (Nigeria Music Awards)
2006 – Best Gospel Artiste in English (Afro Hollywood Awards UK)
2005 – Artist of the year (Teen Choice Awards)
2005 – Best remix Album (CNA Awards)
2005 – Best Male contemporary gospel Artiste in Nigeria (Amen Awards)
2003 – Best Male Gospel Artiste in Africa Nominee (Kora Awards, South Africa)
2002 – Gospel Artiste of the year (Power of Music and Praise Awards)
2002 – Best contemporary gospel Artiste (Power of Music and Praise Awards)
2001 – Best Gospel Artiste Amen Awards, Nigeria
2000 – Best Sound Track (The Movie Awards, Nigeria)
1999 – Best Sound Track (The Movie Awards, Nigeria)
1998 – Best Sound Track (The Movie Awards, Nigeria)
1997 – Best Sound Track (The Movie Awards, Nigeria)
1994 – Most Promising Male Artiste (Fame Music Awards)
Sammie Okposo Personal Life
Sammie Okposo is happily married to Ozioma Okopso and the union is blessed with lovely children.
Sammie Okposo Net Worth
Sammie Okposo is a Nigerian most celebrated award-winning gospel singer, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about 1 million dollars..