Prince Gozie Okeke Biography: Wife, Age, Accident, Net Worth, Songs, Albums, Instagram, Wikipedia, Children
Prince Gozie Okeke (born May 24, 1978) is an upright Nigerian gospel singer, songwriter, and music producer.
He remains in the minds of the Christian after releasing his best-selling album titled Akanchawa. He is the husband of another renowned gospel singer named Princess Njideka Okeke, whom he introduced and nurtured in the art of singing.
One of her album series, called Ministration Worship, sold millions of copies nationwide and internationally.
Prince Gozie Okeke, however, is a singer known for singing gospel songs in Igbo. His hit songs include “Gozie Nnem” and “Akanchawa”, which he featured his wife performing.
|Prince Gozie Okeke|
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Real Name:||Gozie Okeke|
|Stage Name:||Prince Gozie Okeke|
|Born:||24 May 1978 (age 44 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Nnobi, Anambra, Nigeria|
|State Of Origin:||Anambra State|
|Wife • Spouse:||Princess Njideka Okeke (m. 2000)|
|Boyfriend • Partner:||N/A|
|Occupation:||Singer • Songwriter|
Early Life & Education
Prince Gozie Okeke is an Igbo man and a native of Nnobi town in Anambra state. He was born on May 24, 1978.
He was born and raised in Nnobi town, Anambra State, Nigeria. However, he moved from his hometown, where he was born, to Onitsha to set up his music studio in his early adulthood years. Prince Gozie Okeke has lived in Onitsha for a long time.
Prince Gozie Okeke had his primary and secondary education in his home town-Nnobi town, Anambra state, where he graduated with a Senior School Leaving Certificate.
Prince Gozie Okeke discovered his talent for singing at a tender age before moving to Onitsha to set up a music studio, performing with a local gospel band at weddings, funerals, and other big occasions.
His first gospel album experienced instant success, especially amongst lovers of Igbo gospel music. He has gone to release for his many hit gospel songs, including “Gozie Nnem” and “Akanchawa”.
Prince Gozie Okeke Okeke has released several hit songs, including; Thanksgiving Worship, Many Many, Heaven Full of Glory, and a host of others.
Prince Gozie Okeke uses his social media accounts to promote his songs and events. The gospel is followed by over 48.9 k followers on Instagram and thousands of others on his Facebook page.
However, his Twitter account is yet to be verified.
- Instagram: @princegozie_okeke
- Facebook: Prince Gozie Okeke
Prince Gozie Okeke is 5 feet 9 inches tall. He is young, handsome, and pays attention well to his body.
Prince Gozie Okeke got married to a gospel singer named Princess Njideka Okeke in 2000. The couple released a joint album to mark the beginning of their union. He is often credited for nurturing his wife in the art of making music.
However, Prince Gozie Okeke and his wife, Princess Njideka Okeke, went their separate ways in 2010. The exact reason for the separation was not disclosed, though rumors stated that his wife left him following the gay rumors that trailed the musician.
The gospel announcer released an album during their separation where he subtly addressed the homosexuality allegations and his separation from his wife. However, fans of the singer criticized him over some of the tracks on the album, especially a track titled Delilah, where he appeared to be dissing his wife in the lyrics.
At the time of their separation, Princess Njideka Okeke, who is also a gospel singer, resigned from gospel music and became an actress.
Notwithstanding, Prince Gozie Okeke and his wife, to the joy of their fans, reconciled in 2014, after four years of living apart. Not surprisingly, he released yet another album to celebrate their reunion.
The lovely couple now has three beautiful children together – 2 boys and a girl.
On July 15, 2012, a publication from the 3rd or 3 EYE magazine, an Onitsha-based magazine, accused Prince Gozie Okeke of homosexuality. According to the outlet, the singer raped a man to death in an undisclosed hotel in Onitsha, Anambra state.
As expected, many of his fans were shocked and also caused his marriage at that time.
Princess Njideka Okeke (his wife) parted ways over these allegations, such as infidelity, domestic violence, etc. She accused her husband of indulging in homosexuality, an act that was rumored to be common among entertainers (Gospel musicians inclusive).
Prince Gozie Okeke, on the other hand, called out Princess Njideka Okeke in records that he released following the breakup with his album “WHAT A WORLD uwa di egwu” and the track “Delilah and Onye bu Delilah”.
After the breakup, Princess Njideka Okeke veered into acting while Prince Gozie Okeke continued pursuing his music career. She joined the acting industry and was rumored to have had several affairs with some Nollywood producers. She was featured in a handful of movies.
However, the gospel singer refuted the allegations from the magazine and his wife. He described the media publications as baseless, a complete falsehood, and a plot to ruin his reputation in the gospel music industry.
He claimed he did not want to respond to the allegations but did so because he was a gospel singer who enjoyed a large fanbase. The Gospel Artist issued a statement and made it available to the public via Blank news online. He said the story was a figment of the writer’s imagination and an example of shoddy journalism.
In February 2018, renowned gospel singer Prince Gozie Okeke shared the good news on social media about how he woke up from a coma after being unconscious for several days due to heart disease.
He had been battling heart disease for a while and was hospitalized but shared how he was brought back to life by God.
In 2021, Prince Gozie Okeke was involved in an unfortunate ghastly road accident that confined him to a wheelchair for months.
According to reports, he was involved in two road accidents in 2021 alone. The first one happened in February 2021 but was not as serious as the second one, which occurred in August.
A video of the injured singer performing in a wheelchair made rounds on social media. Nonetheless, the singer has recovered from both accidents.
Prince Gozie Okeke‘s net worth is estimated at US$300,000. However, a large chunk of his wealth went into his treatments, and he was also unable to work fully during the sick period.
He makes a living through his career as a gospel and studio manager.
- Battle Is Over
- Many Many
- He’s Alive
- Nweke Nweke
- Great Anointing Praise, Vol. 3
- A Cry for Mercy, Vol. 3
- Thanksgiving Worship
- Nnem Oma
- Hosanna Worship 3
- Oke N’oso Ngwere N’oso
- A Cry for Mercy
- My Tears of Joy
- What a World (Uwa Di Egwu)
- Jesus Nwa N’nma
- A Cry for Mercy, Pt. 2
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