Chioma Jesus, known by her professional name, has her real name as Amaka Okwuoha (nee Ebizie). She is a popular gospel singer and songwriter in the Nigerian gospel music industry.
Chioma was born on February 12, 1972 in Aba, Abia State where she grew up. She is the first child in a family of seven children. Her parents late, Nze Euzebius Chukwumaeze Ebizie and Lolo Dorathy Ebizie are originally from Ideato Local government area of Imo State.
Growing up was not that easy for Chioma as things eventually got worse when Amaka lost both parents leaving the responsibilities for her to cater for herself and other siblings.
Chioma’s Educational Background
Chioma Jesus attended Lake Mary High School for her primary education and Jesus College for her Secondary Education, both in Imo State respectively.
Chioma Jesus Career
Chioma made her entry into the Nigerian gospel music after she met Christ and became born again, a passion she had at a young age of ten in her local church.
She became known for her inspirational worship and was invited to other churches to minister.
Early year 2000, Chioma was invited to St. Andrews Anglican Church, Port Harcourt.
The beautiful and talented gospel singer has so far touched many lives with her spirit filled ministration and sonorous voice. She has also performed at various Church concerts and events through the country.
Chioma became professionally known in 2003 in Port Harcourt when she released her hit gospel song, “Chioma Jesus”. Her popularity grew unimaginably.
Since then, Chioma has been a household name and has continued to ring a bell in the gospel music world.
She sings mostly in her local dialect, Igbo which has made her songs the favourite of many Igbo music lovers.
In 2010, Chioma was nominated for a category in the Delta Yadah Award. The Delta Yadah is the annual concert which is usually held in Asaba, Delta State.
It features the anointed, seasoned, and professional gospel music ministers who are proudly some of Nigeria’s finest.
In 2011, Chioma released one of her biggest hit titled, “Praise.”
In 2011 and 2012, Chioma won awards of the Delta Yadah Awards ceremony. The song topped charts in Nigeria and shot her fame as one of the Nigeria’s top gospel singers.
The brilliant gospel singer has since waxed over 50 albums and has won many souls for Christ through her songs.
Chioma Jesus was formerly a petty food trader. She abandoned it all to venture properly into her music and teachings of Christ. She is glad she took that profitable decision.
Chioma Jesus is also a humanitarian. She started the Inheritance of Mercy Foundation in Port Harcourt, Rivers state to encourage children to sing and express themselves vocally.
Her Personal Life
Chioma Jesus is happily married to her lovely husband, Evangelist Callistus Okwuoha and the marriage is blessed with lovely children.
Every human being on earth is faced with one challenge or the other. Chioma also had a fare share of the challenges of life. After her first child who is a boy, Chioma Jesus struggled to conceive her second child after 15 years of waiting.
She eventually named the second child Miracle Okuoha and finally her third child.
Chioma’s Net Worth
Chioma Jesus is one of the highly respected and celebrated Nigerian gospel singers with an estimated net worth of about $400,000 dollars.
She is very active on social media with large fan base. You can follow her on IG @ Chioma Jesus
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