If you are conversant with the history of gospel music in Nigeria, the name Chioma Jesus will always come to your mind. She is one of the veterans of Gospel music from Nigeria, when it comes to Igbo worship/praise music, she has sang so many songs. Her music ministry has impacted a lot of people all around the world. Many people know her by her stage name without even having a clue of her real name, who her husband is, or anything about her family. If you are eager to find out more about her then read on.
Chioma Jesus Biography
Amaka Okwuoha, who is popularly known by her stage name Chioma Jesus, is a Nigerian Gospel minister, singer, songwriter, and music coach. Her famous song “Chioma,” which she released in 2003, brought her to fame. Chioma means “Good God.”
She revealed in an interview which she granted that her name “Chioma Jesus” was birthed after her first song “Chioma” became a hit. But to make the name more presentable and powerful, she added “Jesus” to it.
After releasing her first song, she has released other powerful songs that have blessed lives as well. Some of her songs include:
- Okemmuo ft Mercy Chinwo
- Miracle God
- Lord That Changeth Not
- Odiro Onye Di Kagi
- Favour Me
She is one of Nigeria’s most prominent and most sort-after gospel musician from the Eastern part of the Nigeria. Chioma Jesus is also renowned for her energetic and powerful Live ministrations and strong vocals. Infact, we are not wrong if we call her a music legend.
|Stage Name:||Chioma Jesus|
|Real Name:||Amaka Okwuoha|
|Occupation:||Worship minister, Singer, Songwriter|
|Date Of Birth/Age:||February 12, 1972 (51) Years Old|
|Place of Birth:||Born (Abia State, Nigeria) Origin (Imo State, Nigeria)|
|Marital Status:||Evangelist Callistus Okwuoha (Husband)|
Chioma was born into the family of Mr. and Mrs. Okwuoha, she is the eldest of seven children. Sadly, her parents died, leaving her to take care of all her siblings. She became their parents, and she did all she could to raise them up in the ways and fear of the lord.
Although, life wasn’t a bed of roses for them as they had to go through several stages of struggle to fend for themselves; their parents did not leave them with much. Chioma worked as a food trader to care for her family before finally achieving fame.
Her live story is indeed an inspiring one: despite having no sponsor for her music, she still strived to combine work and music. She was known as a genuine worshiper of God. She would often compose her songs even without looking for how to produce them – she was just in-love with music.
Chioma Jesus’ parents were Nze Euzebius Chukwumaeze Ebizie, Omeokachie 1 of Amanator, and Lolo Dorathy Ebizie of Ogboza Autonomous Community. Both her parents died when she and her siblings were very young. They didn’t leave them with so much wealth, therefore, they had to strive and survive on their own.
Chioma Jesus is the first daughter and child of her family. She is the eldest of seven siblings, she raised them up after her parents died. Not much information is known about her family.
Chioma Jesus experienced difficulty in child bearing after the birth of her first son. Chioma said she struggled to have a second child. Her daughter Miracle opened her womb after 15 years of trying. They are all living fine and healthy.
Chioma Jesus is married to Evangelist Callistus Okwuoha. He is her number one fan. She has often shared posts about him on her social media handles.
Chioma Jesus has lived an exemplary lifestyle in over 2 decades of becoming a music start. Her dressing is modest, she has a good choice of song, and has been living a good Christian life. She is one of the most celebrated gospel artists in Nigeria, and the whole of Africa.
She has an active social media presence, where she often shares videos and photos of her ministrations and promoting her music. She is often pictured with some top music artists like Mercy Chinwo, Eezee Tee of Eezee Conceptz, and many more.
She has been described as motherly and warm to be around. She has a mother and daughter relationship with Mercy Chinwo. She has a social media family called the Chiomalization family. That is the name she calls her fans.
The estimated Net Worth of Chioma Jesus has not been published to the general public. However, she ranks among the most famous and successful Gospel singers from the Eastern part of Nigeria. Also, her music is very successful. She makes money from her music sales, Live ministrations, etc.
Chioma Jesus has only shared photos taken outside her home on social media. She does not post full pictures of her house on social media. She reportedly resides in Rivers State, where her music career began in the early 2000s.
Chioma Jesus is signed to the gospel record label New Jerusalem Entertainment. There she produces most of her songs. However, her recent music has been released through CJ Entertainment. It seems to be an abbreviation of her stage name Chioma Jesus Entertainment. (This is not confirmed)
Most of her albums, including “My Testimony,” “Prophetic Praise,” “Miracle God,” “Divine Level Praise,” “Chiomalized,” and “Next Level” were released via CJ Entertainment. However, her 2022 album “CHIOMAHZED” was released via a different record label named Bliss Music. There isn’t much information about these labels.