Steve Crown Biography: Age, Wife, Children & Net Worth

Steve Crown – You Are Great

Stage Name: Steve Crown
Real Name: Steve Uche Okolo
Occupation: Gospel Artist
Date Of Birth/Age: 27th September, 1990 (33 years old)
Place of Birth: Zamfara State
Gender: Male
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: N/A
Education: Federal Polytechnic, Kaura Namoda.
Known for: You Are Great

Steve Uche Okolo, widely known as Steve Crown, stands as a world-renowned gospel minister and an award-winning music artist of international acclaim, with his base in Abuja, Nigeria. As the CEO of Lake Light Entertainment, he has left an indelible mark on the gospel music scene.

Early Life & Education

Born in Zamfara State on September 27, 1990, Steve’s early years were marked by a deep connection to music, a passion that emerged as early as the age of four.

Raised in a devoted Christian home, Steve’s journey into music began in the teen choir, where he started spreading the message of salvation through song. Although born in Zamfara State, he later moved to Abuja, and his roots trace back to Odiapa Ito in the Obi local government area of Benue State, with ties to the Igede-speaking community.

Steve’s educational path initially led him to aspire to become a lawyer. He pursued a Diploma in Law at the University of Abuja before returning to Zamfara to study Office Technology and Management at the Federal Polytechnic, Kaura Namoda.

Music Career

From a young age, Steve showcased his musical talents, serving as a drummer and lead vocalist in the St. Anglican Church Choir. His early involvement in the Deacon Band further propelled him to use music as a medium to share the gospel. Despite his early foray into music, it wasn’t until later that his talent gained worldwide recognition.

In 2015, Steve Crown rose to stardom with the release of his hit song, “You Are Great.” This soul-stirring track became a phenomenon, earning him numerous awards, nominations, and millions of views across digital platforms. Since then, he has continued to dominate the gospel music scene, sharing the stage with other notable artists like Frank Edward, Dr. Panam Pacy Paul, Tope Alabi, Don Moen, Sinach, and many more.


Steve’s discography includes his first EP, “You Are Great,” released in 2015, and his debut studio album, “Nations Will Rise and Sing,” in 2017. Noteworthy singles, EPs, and albums like “Kairos” (2021) and “Faith is Riding” (2019) further solidify his impact on the gospel music landscape.

Steve Crown and Apostle Selman
Steve Crown and Apostle Selman

Awards & Accomplishments

The accolades for Steve Crown extend beyond the music realm, with awards such as Best Gospel Artist of the Year at the Diaspora Entertainment Award in Maryland, USA (2016), and Best Album of the Year by the Christian Legendary Impact Makers Award (2016), among others.

As a private individual, Steve keeps his personal life guarded, with little information available about his family and relationships. However, it is known that he is the CEO of Lakelight Entertainment, a record label managed by himself and his siblings. In 2023, his estimated net worth reached over $60 million, a testament to his success in the industry.

In addition to his music career, Steve Crown is the convener of the annual gospel music concert, “NAWIRAS – Nations Will Rise and Sing,” which has attracted attendees from around the world since its inception in 2017.

Wife and kids

At the time of this publication, he is not married and has no kids.

Net Worth

His Net Worth is estimated to be about $1million. You can connect with him on Instagram.