20 Richest Nigerian Gospel Singers

Nigeria is home to many talented gospel singers who have not only impacted the christianity and gained fame for it but also made a lot of money from it. Some people always feel or think gospel singing is not profitable, hence discouraging prospective gospel artists. This assertion is untrue; though secular music pays more, gospel music is thriving too. We have so many gospel artists who have even excelled more than some of their counterparts in the secular industry. Hence, today we are going to be looking at the top 20 richest Nigerian gospel singers and their net worth.

Our List of Richest Nigerian Gospel Artist

20. Dunsin Oyekan- $80,000

Minister Dunsin Oyekan Biography Age, Wife, Children & Net Worth

Dunsin Oyekan is a popular Nigerian gospel singer, song writer, and instrumentalist. He was born on November 5, 1984. He is also known by his fans as “the eagle” due to his musical prowess and melodious songs. Dunsin Oyekan is worth a whopping $80,000.

19. Chinyere Udoma- $84,500

Chinyere Udoma Biographt, Husband, Kids, Career and Net Worth

Chinyere Udoma is a very popular gospel musician who has recorded several hit songs. She can be described as one of the top people in the gospel music industry. Most of her songs are sanged in igbo language. Her song is known to change the mood of any place it is played, as almost everyone will wish to dance to her melodious voice and lyrics.

18. Mike Abdul- $85,000

Mike Abdul Biography Age, Wife, Children & Net Worth

Born Michael Olayinka Abdul, he was born on November 12, 1977. He started his musical career in 2001 and has so many hits to his name, his album Korede and Good 2 Go, among others, earned him the award of the City People Gospel Artist of the Year. Mike Abdul is worth over $85,000.

17. Judikay- $90,000

Judikay Biography

A renowned gospel singer worth over $90,000, Judikay, whose real name is Judith Kanayo, started her career as a backup singer for Florocka. She started her career fully in 2013 after releasing her debut track, ‘nobody else’, which helped to fast-track her music success. She has produced several other hit songs, and she is one of the richest Nigerian gospel singers.

16. Moses Bliss- $150,000

Moses Bliss
Moses Bliss

Moses Bliss is the brain behind numerous trending Gospel songs. He released one of his hit songs in 2019 with the title “Too Faithful”, a song that confirms the faithfulness of God and his promises to never fail His people. He has shared the stage and collaborated with popular gospel musicians, including Tim Godfrey, Sinach, and Buchi.

15. Eben- $300,000

Eben Biography

Born Emmanuel Benjamin, Eben is a talented gospel singer who graced the stage as far back as the 90’s. His song victory propelled me to succeed and gain fame. He is also the owner of the gospel record label known as Hammer House Records.

14. Nikki Laoye- $350,000

Nikki Laoye
Nikki Laoye

Born Oyenike Laoye, Nikki Laoye is an award-winning professional gospel artist and vocalist. Nikki has had the opportunity to perform on the biggest stages, even outside the country. She has shared the stage with popular American top gospel musician Kirk Franklin and won several awards, including headies and AFRIMA awards.

13. Yinka Ayefele- $350,00

Yinka Ayefele biography, wife, children and net worth

The popular fuji-gospel artist is not only one of the richest Nigerian gospel singers but also one of the most famous. Olayinka Ayefele has been at the top of the stage and could be recognized as one of the pioneers of Yoruba gospel music in Nigeria. Aside from being a musician, he also owns more than two radio stations.

12. Chioma Jesus- $350,000

Chioma Jesus Biography Age, Husband, Children & Net Worth

Chioma Jesus is a Nigerian gospel singer whose love for God motivated her to pursue a career in music. Most of her songs are sung in Igbo, and she is known all over Nigeria. Amazingly, her first song, which brought her into the limelight, was written in Yoruba.

11. Tim Godfrey- $383,000

Tim Godfrey Biography Age, Wife, Children & Net Worth

Timothy Godfrey, popularly known as Tim Godfrey, is a household name in the Nigerian gospel music scene. Hsi hit song in collaboration with Travis Greene engineered his success path in the industry. He is the CEO of Rox Nation, a record label. Fearless, his popular concerts earn him millions a year.

10. Samsong- $400,000

Samsong Biography Age, Wife, Children & Net Worth

The former banker turned gospel artist is among the 20 richest Nigerian gospel singers. Samsong’s career took on a new dimension after he released his hit single titled Biaule, which obviously bought him huge popularity and further earned him several awards. He has been hosted at different events within and outside Nigeria.

9. Lara George- $610,000

Lara George Biography Age, Husband, Children & Net Worth

Lara George is a super talented worship singer and gospel artist who is known for her sonorous voice. Lara started her music career in her university days and joined the defunct group KUSH before she went solo and released her debut song, Forever,in 2008. She is one of the most successful and famous female gospel singers.

8. Sammy Okposo- $730,000

Sammie Okposo Biography Age, Wife, Children & Net Worth

Sammy Okposo (late) was a multi-talented and award-winning gospel singer whose career spanned over two decades before his demise last year after a brief illness. Okposo started his career in 1995 in Delta State, where he hails from, and rose to stardom a few years later. He did lots of sold-out concerts in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Nigeria. He was also the CEO of Zamar Entertainment.

7. Tope Alabi- $750,000

Tope Alabi
Tope Alabi

Tope Alabi is a multi-award-winning gospel singer and actress whose fame has been on for close to two decades now. She renders most of her songs in Yoruba and has numerous hit songs to her name. She is also known to be a movie song composer, as her voice could be heard in the background music of several Yoruba movies.

6. Ada Ehi- $800,000

Ada Ehi Biography
Ada Ehi

Leaving Ada Ehi off the list of the richest Nigerian gospel singers will definitely be a mistake. The I Overcame Crooner is an award-winning and super-talented worship leader, minister, and songwriter. One of her songs had over 100 million views on YouTube. She is loved by many Christians and can be described as a source of inspiration for many upcomers.

5. Nathaniel Bassey- $850,000

Nathaniel Bassey Biography Age, Wife, Children & Net Worth

Nathaniel Bassey is a popular Nigerian gospel singer who rose to the limelight due to his soul-lifting worship, which has continued to captivate the hearts of many Christians. He started the popular hallelujah challenge, which went viral across all social media a few years ago. The Akwa Ibom-born singer has had a blast of a career and is still having it; the numbers don’t lie.

4. Sinach: $950,000

Sinach Biography Age, Husband, Children & Net Worth

With a net estimate of $950,000, Sinach is currently one of the richest Nigerian gospel singers. Born Osinachi Kalu, Sinach’s career can be described as nothing but successful. She started off as a worship leader at the Christian Embassy and later ventured into making music. Her songs are known to garner millions of streams across various streaming channels.

3. Mercy Chinwo- $1.1 million

Mercy Chinwo Biography Age, Husband, Children & Net Worth

It is impossible to mention five gospel artists in Nigeria without mentioning Mercy Chinwo. Mercy has had and is still having the best of her career. She has several hit songs with millions of streams, and she is one of the most paid gospel artists in Nigeria. A recent rumor had it that she charges up to N10 million for performances.

2. Frank Edward- $1.2 million

Frank Edwards Biography Age, Wife, Children & Net Worth

Frank Edward is currently in our number two spot among the richest Nigerian gospel singers. Frank Ugochukwu Edward is a recording gospel artist, song writer, and producer who has achieved numerous feats in his career and bagged several awards. He has also featured top American gospel artist Don Moen and other top gospel singers in the world. He is arguably one of the richest and most successful gospel artists in Africa.

1. Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka- $10 million


Rev. Fr. Mbaka biography, age and networth

Rev. Fr. Ejike is a catholic priest of the catholic diocese of Enugu, gospel musician, and spiritual leader of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN) With a net worth of over $10 million, he is arguably the richest gospel musician in Nigeria, even though a greater percentage of his wealth is not from music. He owns one of the biggest prayer grounds in Nigeria, and most of his songs are sung in the Igbo ogene genre.