Steve Crown True Origin, Comprehensive Biography
World famous gospel minister, Steve Uche Okolo is an award winning music minister of international repute based in Abuja, Nigeria. The Lake light Entertainment CEO hails from Odiapa Ito, Obi local government area of Benue State (Igede speaking), but was born in Zamfara State. Debestinfo Spotlight brings you his most comprehensive biography and what the world does not know about the most paid Benue gospel prodigy, Steve Crown.
Born into a devoted christian home on 27th September 1990, Steve’s hobby has been music from age four. His passion for music made him join the teen choir where the propagation of the good news of salvation began. He was born in Zamfara where all his early life was lived before moving to Abuja.
Growing up, Steve had wanted to be a lawyer. This aspiration made him obtain a Diploma in Law from the University of Abuja. He however returned to his place of birth, Zamfara to study Office Technology and Management in Federal Polytechnic, Kaura Namoda in 20(withheld)
The angelic voice vocalist started his music ministry from childhood, even when he hadn’t discovered himself. He started singing as early as 4 years old in St. Anglican Church Choir. The passion and his outstanding performance as a drummer and lead vocalist promoted him to a band called the Deacon Band where he stepped up the preaching of the gospel through music. He had so much passion reaching out to people through music and was being used by the holy spirit to bless his listeners, even as a child. His talent was never commercialized until the worldwide acceptance gave room for it.
Steve Okolo rose to stardom fully in 2015 following the release of his biggest hit song dubbed “You Are Great”. The song which spread like wildfire in a few weeks after it’s release was a shock to the star, who was just expressing himself about the magnanimity of the most high God. “Everything written about You is great” is the most popular line in the song that exploded the super star since 2015 and in 2016 when the visuals was released by a video Director named C-ri Snow on the 9th of October.
The song which earned him several awards, nominations, millions of views and streams across all digital platforms, had once been a church anthem – which was the simplest worship song anyone could sing.
He has since the release of the song, been at the top of his game. Releasing other more hit gospels songs under his own record label – Lakelight Entertainment. He has also shared stage with top gospel music stars like Frank Edward, Dr Panam Pacy Paul, Tope Alabi, Don Moen, Sinach and many others.
His first Extended Play (EP) released in 2015 is titled YOU ARE GREAT with the following tracks:
•What a Mighty God
•Powerful Glorious God
He then released his first official studio album dubbed NATIONS WILL RISE AND SING in the year 2017 with the following tracks.
•All the Glory (remix)
•Worthy of My Praise
•God of Wonders
Another powerful Extended Play title “Kairos” was released in 2021. The tracks in the EP are:
•Your Love ft. Tope Alabi
•What a Mighty God ft Nathaniel Bassey
•Amen ft. Joe Mettle
•Powerful Glorious God
FAITH IS RIDING (EXTENDED PLAY) released in 2019
•You Are Yahweh
•Eze Nara Ekele
AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
Steve Crown’s outstanding performance in the gospel music industry has won him several top National and international awards. Debestinfo Spotlight gathered few among many.
✓Best Gospel Artist of the Year by Diaspora Entertainment Award – Maryland, USA (2016)
✓Best Album of the Year by Christian Legendary Impact Makers Award (2016)
✓Gospel Artiste of the Year by Gifted Magazine Award (2016)
✓Best Gospel Song of the Year by Bagma Awards (2016)
✓African Entertainment Legendary Award
As the name of this subheading implies, Steve’s personal life is strictly kept personal. No information about his girlfriend has ever been seen online. The Nawiras crooner has been personal about his family and relationship life. Debestinfo shall share when relevant information has been made available via him or his brother who doubles as his manager.
Steve is estimated to worth over $60 million dollars in 2023. He is the CEO of Lakelight Entertainment, a record label he and his siblings manage. This is to say, none of his income goes out, because his blood brother doubles as his manager.
He is also the convener of a popular annual Program called NAWIRAS – Nations will Rise and Sing. The program has since 2017 been a successful annual gospel music concert that hundreds of thousands of people attend from all over the world.
•Mr Okolo (Steve Crown’s father)
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