Daddy Gbile Akanni Biography: Age, Wife, Children & Net Worth

Daddy Gbile Akanni – Pastor

Stage Name: Daddy Gbile Akanni
Real Name: Gbile Akanni
Occupation: Pastor
Date Of Birth/Age: 22nd June
Place of Birth: Lagos State
Gender: Male
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Sade Akanni (Wife)
Education: University of Ibadan
Known for: Living Seed

Daddy Gbile Akanni, affectionately known as Bro Gbile Akanni, stands as a distinguished Nigerian preacher, author, and renowned teacher of the Word. Born on June 22nd, he follows an itinerant preaching ministry, moving from one denomination to another upon invitation, and holds an interdenominational fellowship that attracts Christians from various backgrounds.

Early Life

Hailing from an “Ifa” (idol worship) family in Masifa, Ogbomosho, Oyo State, Daddy Gbile Akanni’s journey is marked by a transformative spiritual encounter during a crusade in Kano just before his 14th birthday. Graduating from the University of Ibadan and being an alumnus of the Baptist Student Fellowship, he attributes his spiritual upbringing to the grandmother of his childhood friend, Rev. Dr. DurosinJesu Ayanrinola. Her fervent intercession played a crucial role in shaping Daddy Gbile Akanni’s spiritual course.


Currently residing in Gboko, Benue State, Nigeria, Daddy Gbile Akanni heads the ministry ‘Living Seed,’ a trans-denominational fellowship that reaches every state in Nigeria. Notably, he organizes the Ministers’ Leadership Retreat annually, drawing 15,000 leaders from diverse walks of life.

Daddy Gbile Akanni

Despite not running a church, Daddy Gbile Akanni is committed to turning believers into disciples, he has been an inspiration to pastors like Reverend Gideon Ekele Odoma. His impactful teaching focuses on challenging and transforming lives, emphasizing a deep desire to see believers turn their focus on Jesus Christ alone. 

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As a prolific writer, Daddy Gbile Akanni has authored over 25 books, including titles such as “The Dignity of Manhood,” “Becoming Like Jesus,” “Costly Assumptions,” and “Timely Warning,” among others. Despite not being active on social media, his ministry updates can be followed through the official website of Living Seed Media.

Wife and Kids

Gbile Akanni is married to Sade Akanni, a distinguished doctor and author. Sade Akanni has authored notable books, including “Treasures in a Woman” and “Beauty that Lasts.” The couple is blessed with four children.

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Net Worth

His net worth is currently unknown.