Sammie Okposo Biography
Sammie Okposo was a well-known Nigerian gospel performer. He passed away on November 25, 2022, at the age of 51.
Who is Sammie Okposo?
He was born on the 30th of May, 1971, in Delta State, South-South of Nigeria.
He was also a psalmist, music producer, singer, and the CEO of Zamar Entertainment. In 2004, Okposo issued his debut album, Addicted.
He had worked closely with many other musicians in the gospel and soul music genres and had given frequent performances in North America, Europe, and Africa.
Before his passing, the singer had served as a Glo Ambassador for ten years and as a UN Peace Ambassador.
Sammie Okposo Early Life & Education
Sammie Okposo grew up with his siblings in Delta State, where he was born. When he was younger, his father encouraged him to pursue a career in accounting. He was a native of Nigeria’s Delta State.
His primary and secondary education was completed in Delta State. But when he started playing the piano at the age of nine and felt the rush from performing his duties, his interest in music took off.
When Sammie Okposo was ten years old, he served as the local church’s official pianist. He was rumored to be related to the senior pastors of House of the Rock Worldwide, Mr. and Mrs. Adefarasin.
Sammie Okposo Family/Relationships
Ozioma Okposo, Sammie’s wife, and he were a happy couple. Before his tragic passing, they had been living together after getting married in 2010. Together, they have a stunning child who goes by the name of Alula Okposo.
According to the information, he admitted to having an extramarital relationship with an American woman and apologized to his wife on January 24, 2022.
Though He still shared a home with his lovely wife, as everything was calm. This demonstrates how they both value who they are, flaws and all.
The gospel performer announced to his audience that he would be stepping down from his ministry to concentrate on healing and ask for forgiveness. Not much is known about his siblings and his parents.
Sammie Okposo Music Career
Gospel singer, music producer, psalmist, and CEO of Zamar Entertainment Sammie Okposo is also an expert in the entertainment industry.
He entered the Nigerian entertainment industry in 1992 as a soundtrack producer, which marked the official start of his producing career before transitioning into music production.
When he launched his debut album, Unconditional Love, in 2000, it completely rocked the music business and helped him break out of local notoriety and onto the global stage thanks to the smash hit song Welu-Welu.
In addition to performing on stages with icons such as Fred Hammond, Kirk Franklin, Israel Houghton, Donnie McClurkin, Deitrick Haddon, and Jonathan Nelson, among others, and winning numerous international awards, Sammie Okposo has defied what is typically thought to be possible in the gospel genre.
On significant occasions, such as the Martin Luther King Jr. and July 4th holidays, Sammie Okposo performed.
Sammie Okposo Net Worth
Sammie Okposo’s net worth was $1 million at the time of his death. His wealth was accumulated over his years as a music producer, singer, and businessman.
Sammie Okposo Best Songs
Late Sammie Okposo released a great number of songs during his career and many of them were hit songs.
The following songs were regarded as the best songs that he produced.
Best Sammie Okposo Songs
- Naija Praise
- You can make it
- Good God
- Nobody can say no
- Oluwa E Tobi
- Lift him high
- Don’t hate
- Mighty God
- Love is supreme
- Sing Hallelujah
- Many reasons
- God can
- Because of you
- Na only you.
Cause of Sammie Death
Sammie Okposo passed away on November 25, 2022. It was revealed that he slumped and was carried to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Cause of Sammie Okposo’s Death
An autopsy was carried out on him after his death and it was revealed that the cause of death was High Blood Pressure.
He had a long line of events for Christmas and was dealing with the adultery allegations which placed him under intense pressure.