Chioma Jesus Biography: Age, Husband, Children & Net Worth

Chioma Jesus – Gospel Artist

Stage Name: Chioma Jesus
Real Name: Amaka Okwuoha
Occupation: Gospel Artist 
Date Of Birth/Age: 12th February, 1972 (51 years old)
Place of Birth: Lagos
Gender: Female
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Evangelist Callistus Okwuoha (Husband)
Education: Jesus College
Known for: Chioma

Minister (Mummy) Amaka Okwuoha, better known as Chioma Jesus, is a renowned Nigerian gospel artist and songwriter, celebrated for her powerful vocals and devotion to spreading the message of Christ through her music. Born Amaka Ebizie on February 12, 1972, in Lagos, she emerged from humble beginnings to become a matriarch in the gospel music industry.

Early Life & Education

Tragedy struck early in Evangelist Mrs. Amaka Okwuoha’s life when she lost her parents, Nze Euzebius Chukwumaeze Ebizie and Lolo Dorathy Ebizie, at a young age, leaving her as the eldest among seven siblings. Despite the challenges, she found solace and purpose in music, starting to sing at the tender age of 9 in her church choir. Under the guidance of her pastor, she honed her singing talent, and soon, she became a soloist and chorus leader in the Scripture Union Fellowship. Chioma did her secondary school at Lake Mary High School and completed her college at at Jesus College.

Musical Career

Chioma Jesus’s musical journey began in the church, where she not only discovered her love for singing but also developed a deep connection with her faith. Her official entry into the music scene happened through the Scripture Union Fellowship, where she served as a soloist. While her first song was in Yoruba, she later became known for writing and singing predominantly in the Igbo dialect, occasionally incorporating English.

In 2003, Chioma Jesus skyrocketed to fame with her hit song “Chioma,” which also inspired her stage name. The success of this song led to the release of her debut album, titled ‘Chioma Jesus.’ However, her breakthrough came in 2010 after receiving a Delta Yadah Award nomination, ultimately winning in 2011 and 2012. This annual concert in Delta State features top gospel singers, solidifying Chioma Jesus’s place in the Gospel-Afro genre of Nigeria.

“Praise,” released in 2011, stands as one of Chioma Jesus’s defining moments, topping gospel charts across Nigeria. Collaborating with renowned gospel artists like Sinach and Samsong, she has amassed an impressive catalog of over 20 songs, including hits like “Bulldozer,” “Okemmuo” featuring Mercy Chinwo, “Miracle God,” and “Odiro onye di kagi.”

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Chioma Jesus’s impact extends beyond her musical prowess. She transitioned from being a trader in the food industry to a gospel powerhouse, exemplifying resilience and faith. Her life story, overcoming poverty, serves as a testament to the transformative power of belief in God.


In addition to her musical career, Chioma Jesus is actively involved in charitable endeavors. She founded the Inheritance of Mercy foundation in Rivers state, demonstrating her commitment to making a positive impact on the lives of others. Signed to gospel record labels such as New Jerusalem Entertainment and CJ Entertainment, she continues to inspire and uplift through her music.


Chioma Jesus’s discography includes the 2019 album ‘My Testimony,’ featuring songs like “Prophetic Praise,” “Okike Imela (Almighty God Thank You),” and “Odiro Onye Dika Gi.” Her 2020 release, ‘Bulldozer,’ further solidified her status as a gospel icon. With an unwavering commitment to her faith, she uses her music to share messages of hope, faith, and praise.


Beyond her musical achievements, Chioma Jesus has been recognized with several awards, including the Omega Legend Award, Advocate of Christian Excellence in Christianity, and the HFTBT Award for Transparency and Integrity in the Gospel Music Ministry. These accolades underscore her impact on the Nigerian gospel music scene.

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Husband & Kids

She is happily married to Evangelist Callistus Okwuoha, and they are blessed with three children, including a daughter she fondly calls her ‘miracle baby.’

Net Worth

Chioma Jesus net worth is estimated to be about $500,000.You can connect with her through her official handles on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.