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Chris Okotie Biography, Age, Wife, Instagram, Books, Net Worth

Rev. Chris Okotie is a celebrity pastor, lawyer, politician, fashion icon, author, political activist, columnist, role model, world-class theologian, quintessential news-maker, erudite teacher
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Rev. Chris Okotie is a Nigerian born writer, televangelist and the pastor of a top Pentecostal congregation in Lagos, the Household of God Church International Ministries.
He contested for the Nigerian presidency in May 2003 under the Justice Party (JP) and lost to former Pres. Olusegun Obasanjo, making him the first minister to run for any election in Nigeria.

Chris Okotie Biography

Christopher Oghenebrorie Okotie (born 16 June 1958) is a Nigerian televangelist and the pastor of the Household of God Church International Ministries, a Pentecostal congregation in Lagos since February 1987.

Rev. Chris Okotie is a Nigerian born writer, televangelist and the pastor of a top Pentecostal congregation in Lagos, the Household of God Church International Ministries.
He contested for the Nigerian presidency in May 2003 under the Justice Party (JP) and lost to former Pres. Olusegun Obasanjo, making him the first minister to run for any election in Nigeria.

Chris Okotie Age

Chris Okotie was born on 16th of June, 1958. He was born to Francis Idje and Cecilia Okotie of Ethiope-West, Delta State (then Bendel State) and always loved to sing as a young star.

Chris Okotie Personal Life

Okotie was born to Francis Idje and Cecilia Okotie, in Ethiope-West, Delta State (then Bendel State). As a growing child, he always loved to sing. While in secondary school at Edo College, Benin City, he belonged to the school’s Music Club and usually entertained groups of people. He never considered commercialising his talent until his first year at university, when his father died. His hobbies include jogging, martial arts and music.

Chris Okotie Education

Chris Okotie attended secondary school at Edo College, Benin City. In 1984, he graduated with a degree in law from the University of Nigeria at Nsukka. Okotie abandoned his schooling for a while to pursue a pop music career before his returning abruptly. Okotie married twice and announced he has separated from his second wife on June 24, 2012.

He returned to school to complete his education and graduated with a law degree. Whilst undergoing law school he interrupted his schooling again to begin his religious ministries. Okotie attended the Grace Fellowship Bible School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and, soon after, established the Household of God Ministry.

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In 1990, Okotie established the annual Karis Awards, hosted by his church, to recognize and financially reward Nigerian citizens

Chris Okotie Political Career

Okotie first ran for the President 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 and Wife

Chris Okotie Wife

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.

Rev. Chris Okotie Net Worth

Chris Okotie is a top Nigerian minister, writer and politician. He is estimated to be net worth above $10 million.

Chris Okotie Social Media Handles

You can connect with Rev. Chris Okotie on:
Instagram @Pastor_ChrisOkotie
Twitter @RevChrisOkotie
Facebook – Rev Chris Okotie

Chris  Okotie on TB  Joshua death

The Shepherd Superintendent of the Household of God Church, Reverend Chris Okotie on Tuesday, shared a cryptic post on his Facebook page in which he referenced a certain “wizard of Endor” who assumed the title of “Emmanuel”.

The clergyman in his post said the wizard who assumed the title of Emmanuel had been consumed by divine indignation.

 

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