Sammie Okposo biography, wife, children, death, age, net worth, family and latest updates

Sammie Okposo
Sammie Okposo biography, wife, children, death, age, net worth, family and latest updates.

Sammie Okposo, who was born on May 30, 1971, passed away on November 25, 2022. He was a well-known Nigerian gospel performer.

In addition, he was a psalmist, the CEO of Zamar Entertainment, and a music producer. He released his debut album, Addicted, in 2004.

Sammie Okposo Biography & profile summary

On May 30, 1971, in Delta State, Nigeria, Sammie Okposo was born. His father had encouraged him to pursue an accounting career when he was younger. He was a native of the Delta State of Nigeria.

But his interest in music really took off when he began playing the piano at the age of nine and experienced the thrill of completing his duties.

Sammie Okposo began playing the piano at the age of ten in the church. He was said to be related to Mr. and Mrs. Adefarasin, senior pastors of House on the Rock Worldwide.

Full Name:Sammie Okposo
Age:51 years
Date of Birth:May 30, 1971
Date of DeathNovember 25, 2022
Label:Zamar Entertainment
State of Origin:Delta State
Wife:Ozioma Okopso
Occupation:Gospel singer • Producer • Psalmist
Net Worth:$1 million

Sammie Okposo: Early Life and Education

Sammie Okposo was raised with his siblings in Delta State, where he was born. His father encouraged him to become an accountant as a child.

He attended school in Delta State, in Nigeria’s South South, for both his primary and secondary education.

He first expressed an interest in music when he was 9 years old, and his love of the piano reinforced this enthusiasm.

When Sammie Okposo was ten years old, he was named the official pianist in his local church.

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Sammie OkposoCareer

Sammie Okposo officially launched his production career in 1992 following his decision to join the Nigerian Movie Industry as a Sound Track Producer before venturing into Music Production.

He came into spotlight in 2000, after he released his debut album, ‘Unconditional Love‘ which houses hit single such as ‘Welu-Welu’.

Sammie Okposo had performed on the same stage with Deitrick HaddonJonathan NelsonMicah StampleyMaxi PriestShaggyMissy ElliotBenjamin DubeJudith SephumaSonnie BaduUche Double-DoubleLionel PetersonAngelique KidjoKoffi OlomideAwilo LogombaJohn LegendKirk FranklinDon MoenJessy DicksonRon KenolyCece Winans and Nicole Mullen.

The singer was a Glo Ambassador for ten years and has now become a United Nations Peace Ambassador.

Sammie Okposo: Awards and Recognitions

Here is the list of Sammie Okposo’s awards and recognitions.

  • 1994 – Most Promising Male Artiste (Fame Music Awards)
  • 1997 – Best Sound Track (The Movie Awards, Nigeria)
  • 1998 – Best Sound Track (The Movie Awards, Nigeria)
  • 1999 – Best Sound Track (The Movie Awards, Nigeria)
  • 2000 – Best Sound Track (The Movie Awards, Nigeria)
  • 2001 – Best Gospel Artiste Amen Awards, Nigeria
  • 2002 – Gospel Artiste of the year (Power of Music and Praise Awards)
  • 2002 – Best contemporary gospel Artiste (Power of Music and Praise Awards)
  • 2003 – Best Male Gospel Artiste in Africa Nominee (Kora Awards, South Africa)
  • 2005 – Artist of the year (Teen Choice Awards)
  • 2005 – Best remix Album (CNA Awards)
  • 2005 – Best Male contemporary gospel Artiste in Nigeria (Amen Awards)
  • 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)
  • 2007- Gospel artist of the year (Nigeria Entertainment Awards, New York)
  • 2008 – Best contemporary Gospel Artiste (Nigerian Music Awards)
  • 2008 – Best Gospel Video (Nigerian Music Video Awards)
  • 2010- God zone award for excellence in entertainment (GOD ZONE Awards)
  • 2011- Best music video producer (Nigerian Music Video Awards)
  • 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)
  • 2013 – Artiste of the year at the Crystal Awards, Nigeria
  • 2013 – Album of the year (The Statement) Crystal Awards, Nigeria

Sammie Okposo: Wife, Children & Personal Life

Sammie Okposo is happily married to Ozioma Okopso and the union is blessed with lovely children.

Sammie Okposo offered a public apology to his wife, Ozioma, via his Instagram page on 24 January 2022 for his infidelity. The apology came a day after a lady, known only as African Doll, accused him of impregnating her and abandoning her.

The gospel musician told his fans that he would be taking a step back from his ministry to focus on restoration and seek forgiveness. He initially deleted his social media handles, but restored them a few days later.

Sammie Okposo: Death

According to reports, Sammie Okposo died on the 25th of November, 2022 after slumping at an event.

The real cause of his death is yet to be revealed.

Sammie Okposo: Net Worth

Sammie Okposo is a top Nigerian gospel singer with an estimated net worth of $1 Million.


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