Sammie Okposo Biography: Age, Wife, Children & Net Worth

Sammie Okposo – Gospel Artist

Stage Name: Sammie Okposo
Real Name: Sammie Okposo
Occupation: Gospel Artist 
Date Of Birth/Age: May 30, 1971 – November 25, 2022
Place of Birth:
Gender: Male
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Ozioma Okposo (Wife)
Education: Secondary Education, Delta State
Known for: The Statement

Sammie Okposo, born on May 30, 1971, and sadly passing away on November 25, 2022, was a renowned Nigerian gospel artist. He was not just a singer but also a music producer, a psalmist, and the CEO of Zamar Entertainment. Sammie’s musical journey began with the release of his debut album, “Unconditional Love,” in the year 2000, followed by his second album, “Addicted,” in 2004.

Music Career

Throughout his career, Sammie Okposo collaborated with numerous artists in the gospel and soul music genres. Notable collaborations included songs with the popular gospel singer Marvellous Odiete on “Follow You” and American gospel singer Jonathan Nelson on “Oghene Doh.” He was a frequent performer in Africa, Europe, and North America and organized a series of concerts known as SOPP (Sammie Okposo Praise Party). In 2018, he released his most recent album, “The Statement,” which was produced by Grammy-winning artist Kevin Bond.

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Sammy Okposo’s career took off in 1992 when he became a soundtrack producer in the Nigerian movie industry, marking the official beginning of his journey in the music world. His debut album, “Unconditional Love,” released in 2000, included the hit single “Welu-Welu,” which catapulted him to global recognition and earned him several awards in Nigeria.

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Sammie Okposo with RMD and Freinds (1)

Sammie Okposo with RMD and Freinds


In his personal life, Sammie Okposo faced public challenges, including a public apology to his wife, Ozioma, via his Instagram page in January 2022, following allegations of infidelity. He expressed his intention to step back from his ministry to focus on restoration and seek forgiveness. Initially deactivating his social media accounts, he later restored them. Sadly, Sammie Okposo passed away on November 25, 2022, at the age of 51.

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Throughout his illustrious career, Sammie Okposo received numerous awards and accolades for his contributions to the music industry. Some of his notable achievements include winning the Fame Music Awards for Most Promising Male Artiste in 1994, the Nigeria Movie Awards for Best Soundtrack in 1997, and several other awards for his outstanding gospel music contributions, both in Nigeria and internationally.