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Sinach Biography

Born on March 30, 1972, Osinachi Kalu Okoro Egbu, professionally known as Sinach, is a Nigerian singer, lyricist, and senior worship leader who has been involved in this role for more than 30 years. She is the first singer-songwriter to have 12 straight weeks at the top of the Billboard Christian Songwriter list. She became the first Nigerian to win the Award when her song “Way Maker” won Song of the Year at the 51st GMA Dove Awards, following three nominations. In 2021, while on tour in the US, she was acknowledged by the US Congress and earned the BMI Song of the Year award.

“I Know Who I Am,” “Great Are You Lord,” “Rejoice,” “He Did It Again,” “Precious Jesus,” “The Name of Jesus,” “This Is My Season,” “Amazing God,” “For This,” “I Stand Amazed,” “Simply Devoted,” and “Jesus is Alive” are just a few of the hit songs she has recorded on her nine studio albums.

In addition, “Way Maker” has garnered numerous accolades and recognitions since its 2015 debut. Right now, Way Maker’s music video is the second most popular Nigerian video on YouTube. After Davido’s “Fall” and Yemi Alade’s “Johnny,” it became the third Nigerian video on YouTube to reach 100 million views in March of 2019. Over sixty Christian musicians, including Michael W. Smith, Darlene Zschech, Leeland, Bethel Music, and Mandisa, have covered “Way Maker” in multiple languages.

Sinach Biography
Sinach Biography

Way Maker was the most popular song during the first few weeks of the 2020 COVID-19 epidemic and lockdown, as seen by the numerous viral recordings of people singing the song in parks and hospitals. It was the most-played song in churches across the country in 2020 after spending several months on the Christian Copyright Licensing International top 100 charts. It then rose to the top in June and stayed there until December of that same year.

When Sinach traveled to Israel in December 2017, she was given a certificate of commemoration from Bethlehem Hall of Faith. Sinach made history in September 2019 when she became the first African gospel performer to visit India, playing sold-out shows before large crowds. She was the first African musician to reach the top of the Billboard Christian Songwriters chart in May 2020. She became a voting member of the Grammy Recording Academy in July 2022.

Sinach was named global ambassador by the Commonwealth of Dominica government in February 2023. The appointment was announced in a letter signed by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit.

Sinach Net Worth

Sinach Net Worth
Sinach Net Worth

The estimated net worth of the successful preacher and gospel musician ranges from $1 to $5 million.

Sinach Early life

Sinach Early life
Sinach Early life

Sinach is the second of seven daughters and is originally from Ebonyi State in Eastern Nigeria.

In 1989, Sinach began performing as a hobby for her family and friends while she was employed at Christ Embassy, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s church and was a choir member. She received her degree in physics from the University of Port Harcourt in Nigeria’s Rivers State. After completing her university degree, she thought about moving from Nigeria, but Pastor Chris Oyakhilome discouraged her.

Sinach Personal life

Sinach Personal life
Sinach Personal life

Sinach wed Joseph Egbu in her hometown of Church Christ Embassy in 2014. At the LIMA Awards on November 17, 2019, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome announced the birth of Sinach’s first child, Rhoda.

Sinach Musical career

Sinach claimed that as a child, she had nightmares in which she sang in front of big audiences, but she never actively pursued a career in music outside of joining the choir and working in the church’s administration. Before Sinach’s 2008 first album, Chapter One, was released, she had written several songs. In 2008, her song “This Is Your Season” took home the Song of the Year trophy.

“I chose that from my name Osinachi because it is easy to pronounce and catchy,” the performer remarked while discussing how she came up with her stage name Sinach.

Sinach received the inaugural LIMA Songwriter of the Decade Award in 2016 in honor of her ten-year commitment to the gospel music genre. Her songs were being translated into numerous languages and sung in numerous nations worldwide. She was given the African Achievers’ Award for Global E

Sinach Musical career
Sinach Musical career

excellence in that same year. She also earned the Western Africa Artist of the Year award from the Groove Awards in Kenya that same year, marking her second consecutive win, and she was named one of the Top 100 Influential Christians in Nigeria by YNaija, along with Chris Oyakhilome and Enoch Adeboye.

Sinach is a multi-award-winning songwriter who has penned more than 200 songs. In 2008, her song “This Is Your Season” took home the Song of the Year trophy. ‘I Know Who I Am’ is among her most well-known tracks.

Sinach Performance

Sinach Performance
Sinach Performance

Over fifty nations (Kenya, Dominica, South Africa, United States, Canada, Antigua & Barbuda, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Grenada, Uganda, Barbados, The British Virgin Islands, Zambia, Saint Maarten, the United Kingdom, and India) have hosted concerts with Sinach as the main act.

Sinach also gave performances in her own country, where she was welcomed by Pastor Paul Adefarasin, Senior Pastor of the Metropolitan House on the Rock congregations. Additionally, she participated in the yearly Women on the Winning Edge Conference, which was organized by Funke Felix-Adejumo.

During a recent interview with Pulse Nigeria’s music journalist Motolani Alake, Sinach shares how God used Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s anointing to arrest her into the gospel ministry.

She took home the Best Gospel Artist trophy at the African Entertainment Awards USA’s third presentation on December 22, 2020.

Sinach Record Label

Sinach Record Label
Sinach Record Label

She has contracts with SLIC and Loveworld Records.

Chapter One (2008), I’m Blessed (2010), From Glory To Glory (2011), Shout It Loud (2012), Sinach At Christmas (2013), The Name Of Jesus (2014), Way Maker (2016), There’s An Overflow (2018), and Great God (2019) are among the 12 albums she has released thus far. In 2020, she also included some acoustic versions of her songs and produced an acoustic version of some of the worship songs (Volumes 1 and 2). In 2021, she also published two albums: “Greatest Lord” and “Live At Easter.”

Sinach Family

Sinach Family
Sinach Family

Although Sinach tries to keep her nuclear family under wraps, information about them has sporadically surfaced in the public eye. Nevertheless, they are well-known to be fierce supporters of both her music and abilities.

However, she has a daughter from her marriage to Pastor Joe, so her family is expanding.

Sinach Parents

Sinach Parents
Sinach Parents

Only information that Sinach permits the media to obtain on Mr. and Mrs. Kalu is known to the general public.

Sinach Siblings

Sinach Siblings
Sinach Siblings

Sinach is the second of seven daughters and has seven siblings. Other details, such as their names and occupations, have not yet been disclosed to the media. On Facebook, Sinach did, however, once wish “her brother and sister” “a beautiful year” and “Ugo Kalu Ama and Winks.” The wishes suggest that the two individuals in question might be twins.

Sinach Child

Sinach Child
Sinach Child

Sinach had to wait five years following her marriage to Joseph Egbu before her daughter was born in 2019. Despite her occasional displays of her “miracle child” on social media, Rhoda Rachael Sonia Chigozirim Egbu is the only name of her child that the public is now aware of. This is because she is a private person.

On November 17, 2019, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome disclosed Rhoda’s birthdate during the LIMA Awards.

Sinach Husband

Sinach Husband
Sinach Husband

In 2014, she wed Joseph Egbu, a pastor at Christ Embassy. He is the Chairman of Fort Murray International Limited from Nigeria.

Sinach Cars

Sinach Cars
Sinach Cars

Since flashy and ostentatious are not Sinach’s style, she does a great job at maintaining a low profile and keeping the media out of her personal life.

Sinach House

Sinach House
Sinach House

Although her personal life is private, she resides in Lagos with her spouse.

Sinach Church

Sinach Church
Sinach Church

She is a part of Pastor Chris’s senior group of personal pastors, the Believers Loveworld Ministries (Christ Embassy), which is the presidential band. She is also well-known for her work as a Senior Worship Pastor and Gospel Minister. In the church, her spouse serves as a pastor as well.

Sinach Philanthropy

Sinach Philanthropy
Sinach Philanthropy

In partnership with Emzor Pharmaceuticals and the State Government, Sinach and her husband established the Joseph and Sinach Foundation, which conducted its first medical outreach in Abia State, Nigeria. 700 people received free healthcare as a result of the program.

Sinach Albums

Sinach Albums
Sinach Albums

Sinach revealed in February 2021 that her 12th studio album, GREATEST LORD, will be released. The album features several well-known gospel performers, including Micah Stampley, Leeland, Jekalyn Carr, Maranda Curtis, Darlene Zschech, Nathaniel Bassey, Panam Percy Paul, and Micah Stampley.

YEAR OF RELEASE ALBUM TYPE OF RECORDING
2007 Chapter One Studio Album
2010 I’m Blessed Studio Album
2011 From Glory to Glory Live
2012 Shout it Loud Live
2013 Sinach at Christmas Studio Album
2014 The Name of Jesus Live
2016 Way Maker Single
2018 There’s an Overflow Live
2019 Great God – Live in London Live
2020 Acoustics – Volume 1 Acoustics
2020 Acoustics – Volume 2 Acoustics
2021 Greatest Lord Studio
2021 Live At Easter Live

Sinach Awards and nominations

  • 2016 LIMA Songwriter of the Decade Award
  • 2016 Groove Awards Western Africa Artist of the Year
  • 2016 African Achievers’ Award for Global Excellence
  • Top 100 Influential Christians in Nigeria.
  • 2019 LIMA Song of the Year
  • 2020 Dove Awards Song of the Year

At what age did Sinach get a child?

After five years of marriage and at the age of 46, gospel singer Sinach welcomes her first child (video).

How many songs does Sinach have?

Sinach is a multi-award-winning songwriter who has penned more than 200 songs. In 2008, her song “This Is Your Season” took home the Song of the Year trophy. ‘I Know Who I Am’ is among her most well-known tracks.

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