Minister GUC Biography: Wife, Latest Songs, Net Worth, Age, Wikipedia, Girlfriend, Family, State Of Origin, Videos, Albums, InstagramMay 5, 2023
Gift Ugochi Christopher (born October 8) is a leading Nigerian artist and minister of the gospel. He is known professionally by the stage name Minister GUC, which was coined from the initials of his name.
GUC is a gospel singer, songwriter and recording artist who uses songs to preach God’s word to fellow Christians.
He has released many hit songs which have topped gospel music charts on the African continent. Minister GUC is currently signed to EeZee Conceptz Global record label.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Gift Ugochi Christopher|
|Stage Name:||Minister GUC|
|Born:||October 8 (age 30+ years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Emohua, Rivers, Nigeria|
|State Of Origin:||River State|
|Parents:||Mr and Mrs Christopher|
|Wife • Spouse:||Nene Utuk (m. 2021)|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||N/A|
|Occupation:||Singer • Songwriter|
Minister GUC spent his childhood and adolescent years living in Port Harcourt, the city of his birth. He hails from Emohua Local Government Area in Rivers State.
He was born into the family of Mr and Mrs Christopher on the 8th of October. To celebrate the birth of their son, the Christophers held a naming ceremony in his honour. At the event, they announced to their family and friends that their son’s name is Gift Ugochi Christopher.
The Christophers are Christians and raised their son in the same faith. So, Minister GUC followed his parents to church every week from an early age. While attending church regularly, he gave his life to Christ and became born again.
As a teenager, Minister GUC joined the choir unit because he loved to sing songs to worship God. In a couple of years, he became a very versatile gospel singer and one of the leading vocalists in the choir. Alongside other members of the choir unit, he ministered at several Christian events in Rivers State.
Minister GUC attended leading private schools for his primary and secondary school education.
He graduated from secondary school with flying colours in his West African School Certificate Examination.
He studied at the University Of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, for his higher education.
Passionate about blessing lives with spirit-filled songs, Gift Ugochi Christopher decided to go into the music industry and became a gospel artist. He coined the stage name, GUC, from the initials of his name.
As a youth, he began to record and release gospel songs. Many of these songs did well locally, and he soon became a celebrity in the Rivers Christian community.
Minister GUC experienced a career growth after he bagged a record deal with EeZee Conceptz Global. Joining the record label helped uplift his career, and more Nigerians came to know about his music.
The gospel singer hit it big in the industry when he released All That Matters‘ popular song. Weeks after its release, the song became the choice song of gospel music lovers in the country and was often sung in different churches.
Other hit songs he has released are Emimimo, Truth, The Promise, You Know, Desperate, and Alamo, amongst others.
Minister GUC is considered one of the biggest gospel singers to come from the South-South region. He was invited to minister at several churches, such as The Redeemed Christian Church Of God (RCCG), Christ Embassy, and Christ Gospel Mission International.
Since he became a gospel music star, he has also performed at several events in the country. Notable ones are Excel Season 8 and Excel Season 9, which were organized by the Presbyterian Church Of Nigeria, First Aba Parish.
- All That Matters
- The Promise
- You Know
- Thank You
Awards & Nominations
At the 2020 Maranatha Awards, Minister GUC went home with the Best Breakthrough Minister Africa. The award ceremony was held in the United States Of America.
Minister GUC is a force to reckon with on social media. This is because he uses his social media channels to preach the gospel, connect with his fans and share updates on his work as a gospel singer.
He has over 537k followers on Instagram and over 5k followers on Twitter.
- Instagram handle: @ministerguc
- Twitter handle: @ministerguc
Minister GUC celebrates his birthday on the 8th of October every year. Although he has been private about his birth year, the singer is in his mid-thirties.
The anointed music minister, GUC is a married man. He tied the knot with his heartthrob, Nene Utuk, on the 6th of March, 2021. The duo had been dating for some time before they decided to form a union.
He is based in the South-South region and resides in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The singer is close friends with his label mates, Mercy Chinwo, Judikay, Favour Israel Adedamola and Toby Godwin. One of the perks Minister GUC received from signing a record deal with EeZee Concepts Global is that he was gifted a brand new car by his label boss, Ezekiel ThankGod.
The light-skinned gospel artiste lives in a well-furnished apartment and drives around his city in exotic cars. He is known for his good dress sense, which has won him many admirers. His local church is Rhema House International Church, Port Harcourt.
Besides his music career, Minister GUC is also a successful entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of a thriving SME in Rivers State. Also, he is a public speaker who is usually invited to speak at church events, conferences, workshops and seminars.
Minister GUC earns a good income from his music career via performance gigs and royalties.
He also makes money as an entrepreneur. Thus, GUC‘s net worth is estimated to be worth US$150,000-US$350,000.
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