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Nathaniel Bassey Biography, Songs, Awards, Net Worth and more


Nathaniel Bassey is a popular Nigerian Gospel music singer, pastor, trumpeter, minister and stage performer. He is known for his hit Gospel worship songs which includes Imela, Onise Iyanu, Olowogbogboro, book of Life and more. He is also a member and pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church Of God (RCCG). Nathaniel Bassey is one of the leading current Nigerian Gospel ministers. He has collaborated with fellow Gospel artistes in the Nigerian and international Gospel music scene. 

    In this article, we will take a look at his biography, songs, awards, achievements, family members, relationship status and more. Read More post Content below.

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    Nathaniel Bassey was born on the 28th of August, 1978, in Lagos State Western Nigeria. He hails primarily from Ikot Ofon Ikono, Uyo Local Government Area in Akwa-Ibom state south southern Nigeria.

    His father, Mr E Joshua was also a minister at the Apostolic Church Bashua Assembly. We can say the son (Nathaniel), followed his dad's ministration foot steps.

    Talking about Nathaniel Bassey's education, he had his primary and  secondary School education in Lagos. He had his tertiary institution education at the University Of Lagos (UNILAG) where he studied Urban and Regional Planning. He later got an admission to study Politics and International Relations in London. He also studied music at the Middlesex University Summer School in UK. 

    This is all I have concerning his education and early life. We now go straight to his music career.

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    Not much will be given concerning his music career. However, Nathaniel Bassey, started out as a Jazzman (Trumpeter), playing for different groups or Gospel concerts. He became a popular Trumpeter and that led to him becoming a Gospel musician.

    According to little info gotten from newswirengr, Nathaniel Bassey joined Spectrum 4, a top Jazz Quartet in Lagos. He rose to prominence as a Jazzman (Tumpeter) when he got an invitation from Elder Steve Rhodes to lead an Orchestra known as The Steve Rhodes Orchestra.

    He later got into music and released several Albums and Hit Soul Uplifting Gospel songs like Book of life, Imela, Onise Iyanu, Olowogbogboro and lots more. He has collaborated with top Gospel ministers like Tope Alabi, Sinach, Micah Stampley, Chandler Moore and lots more.


    Below are Albums received by Nathaniel Bassey.

1. He Won an award for Gospel Music Artiste of the Year at the 2017 City People Music Awards.

2. Best Gospel Artiste at the Africa Muzik Magazine Awards.

3. He won the Album of excellence category award at the 2019 African Gospel Music Awards.

4. Artiste Of the year nominee at the 2019 Crystal Gospel Awards.



     Below is the list of some of Nathaniel Bassey's Albums.

– Someone's at the door (2010)

– Son Of God and Imela (2014)

– This God is too Good (2016)

– Revival flames (2017)

– Jesus: The Resurrection and the Life (2018)


   He is rumored to be worth about $800k dollars. I cannot confirm this though as things change over time. The post will be updated soon enough.

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     Nathaniel Bassey is married to Sarah Bassey. They got married in 2013 and blessed with two children.


Website: Nathaniel basset.net



Book of life


Onise Iyanu

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Nathaniel Bassey is a Gospel minister, singer, Trumpeter and also a choir in the youth Redeemed Christian Church Of God in Lagos. He also studied politics and international relations, though we don't know if he is currently into that field.


    Gospel ministers in Nigeria have always been there to release and serve us soul Uplifting Gospel songs and Nathaniel Bassey isn't an exception. We pray that God blesses him and he keeps on giving us the Gospel hits as time goes on. Thanks for reading my blog, make your comments in the comment section and drop your thoughts.

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