Steve Crown, born Uche Okolo on September 27, is a renowned Nigerian gospel singer and songwriter. His captivating voice and heartfelt lyrics have touched the hearts of many across the nation. With his smash hit single “You Are Great,” Steve Crown shot to stardom, earning him a well-deserved spot in the gospel music industry. Not only is he a talented artist, but he is also the founder of Lakelight Entertainment, a record label dedicated to nurturing emerging gospel singers and helping them achieve their dreams. Join us as we delve into the life, career, and achievements of this extraordinary musician.
Early Life and Education:
Hailing from Benue State in Nigeria’s north-central region, Steve Crown grew up in a family of Anglicans, surrounded by the love and support of his five siblings. He discovered his passion for music at a tender age and began singing at just four years old.
By the time he was eight, he had already joined the choir at his local Anglican church. His innate talent for drums often led him to experiment with various sounds, sometimes to the annoyance of his parents. Despite initially being more interested in the visual arts, Steve Crown found his true calling in music and never looked back. He completed his primary and secondary education in Benue State and went on to pursue a national diploma at the University of Abuja. Additionally, he studied Office Management and Technology at the Federal Polytechnic in Zamfara State.