Chris Okotie

Chris Okotie Biography / Profile

Christopher Oghenebrorie Okotie (known as Chris Okotie) was born on June 16th, 1958 to the family of Francis Idje and Cecilia Okotie in Ethiope West Local Government area of Delta State, South-South Nigeria. He is the pastor of the Household of God Church International Ministries, in Lagos.

Chris Okotie Age

Chris Okotie is 65 years old.

Chris Okotie Early Life

Okotie had his primary education between 1964 and 1970 at Kirikiri Primary School, Lagos, as his father, who was a civil servant, was stationed in Lagos at the time. He proceeded to Edo College in Benin for his secondary education between 1971 and 1977. He had his 'A' Level certificate in 1978 and went on to study Law at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, in Enugu state. His multi-talented nature was evident from his childhood and became more apparent when he became the lead singer of the Edo College school band. 

Chris Okotie Career

Okotie's exploits in music blossomed and while he was studying law at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, he eventually rose to become the most celebrated Nigerian pop music star in 1980 when he released his first album, ‘I Need Someone.'  Whilst undergoing law school he interrupted his schooling again to begin his religious ministries. Okotie attended the Grace Fellowship Bible School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. After attending grace fellowship bible school in Tulsa, Oklahoma, he established his own church, Household of God Ministry.

In 1990, Okotie established the annual Karis Awards, hosted by his church, to recognize and financially reward Nigerian citizens. Some recipients of the award include; Prof. Chike Obi, the mathematician (1996), D.I.G. Chris Omeben, a retired policeman (1997), Mr. Taiwo Akinwunmi who designed the national flag (1998),
Hogan Bassey, former Commonwealth and World boxing champion (1999), Chief Michael Imodou, the Labour leader (2000), Chief Margaret Ekpo (2001), nationalist and woman activist, Mallam Aminu Kano, nationalist (2004) and Isaac Adaka Boro, human rights activist (2005). Okotie’s spatial relevance in stardom spans over four decades. This has endeared him to reporters as a delight. His impeccable communication of the gospel reaches the very depth of its profundity.

His theological treatise penetrates the extending depth of the unrivaled eternal Word with a progressive and an unmatchable clarity. One never seems to get enough of his apocalyptic depths. He is an audience favourite any day. Okotie’s expanse depth on eschatology, a revelation of the end times; a very complex subject few preachers have the knowledge and understanding to deal with, comes with some earth-shaking revelations. In his book, “The Last Outcast,” published several years ago, he clearly foretold the unfolding events in the church and the fulfillment of the ministry of the antichrist in this last days.

Pastor Okotie first ran for the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, under the banner of the Justice Party (JP), led by Ralph Obiorah after he was schemed out of the National Democratic Party (NDP) primaries elections; he lost to Olusegun Obasanjo in the May 2003 elections. He ran again in 2007 on the platform of a party he founded, Fresh Democratic party, FRESH and lost to Umaru Yar’Adua in the May 2007 elections. Then in 2011, he ran and lost to the President Goodluck Jonathan.

Chris Okotie Personal Life

Okotie has been married twice. His first marriage to Tina lasted 17 years without a child. After they divorced in 2001, Tina relocated to the USA where now has children of her own from new husband. Okotie married Stephanie Henshaw in 2008. He claims that Stephanie, who had three children from two previous relationships was destined to marry him from birth. They divorced in 2012. In 2011, Forbes estimated his net worth at US$3-10 million.

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