35 Popular Entertainers Who Are Celestial Church Members (Photos)

April 14, 2017 / Alonge Michael / C-Vibes / 19 Comments »

St janet

Esther Igbekele

Imole Ayo

Toyin Adegbola

Shade Lepashandy

Mega 9’9

Dr. Pat (Kondo Olopa)

Rachel Oniga

Brobro and Seyi Solagbade

Mary Uranta

Bose Joseph, Opemipo Bamgbopa

Isolate

Ronke Osodi Oke

Bisi Ibidapo-Obey

Bisola Badmus

Eniola Badmus

Biodun Okeowo

Moji Olaiya

Dupe jaiyesinmi

Adediwura BlarkGold, Liz Da Silver & Ronke Odusanya

Dare Melody

Lanre Teriba

Buga

They are the movers and shakers of Nigeria’s entertainment industry. As large as the industry is, we have quality numbers of our church members involved in it. These are notable names who have done well for themselves as actors and singers. If you are not enlisted here, you will definitely come out in our subsequent edition, you may do us a favour by sending your name to us or name of anyone who is missing in the list. Enjoy your reading

Bisola Badmus

Popular Yoruba actress and King Wasiu Ayinde‘s baby mama, Bisola Badmus better known as Bisola Alanu is a member of Celestial Church. He has a five year-old son, Abdul Malik Ayinde Anifowoshe, for K1 de ultimate and she is not hiding her relationship with him. She is one of the wave-making actresses in the Yoruba genre of Nollywood. Bisola came into limelight on the heels of the lead role she played in a movie titled Bisola Alanu, which has become her nickname, and she has since produced and featured in several movies.

Dr. Pat

Those who know him call him Kondo Olopa, he‘s a co-singer in the song ‘hotter than Fire’ with Sheyman. Not many people know that Patrick Nwokolo, the Nigerian but America based singer is a devout member of this church. He doesn’t joke with his Sunday service, no matter how hard it’s for him.

Esther Igbekele

A famous sensational Gospel singer with unique voice and style. Duchess of Gospel music, that’s what her fans call her. She is a vibrant female artiste in the genre of gospel Juju, she is doing so well that even other denominations engage her service and her delivery has always been to the glory of God. She is a member of this great church. She attends Imeko Convocation to perform annually. Amongst the stars in Celestial Church today, she is a leading female performer. The undisputed gospel star has since maintained her uniqueness over the years. Having gone far and wide to spread the gospel of God through music, the rotund artiste is a woman to give a standing ovation for. She has so many numbers to her credit; Holy Ghost Knockout, Proclamation, Oluwa Loni Glory to mention a few.

Mega 99

Abel Dosunmu grew up in the choir when his dad was a shepherd. He’s famously known today as Mega 99, the truth is, he has made his style of Juju music acceptable by his fans. Quite a lot of people who are his followers are identified with his uniqueness and this has become his selling point. His father was a prophet and established a flourishing parish of the church before his demise. Abel started music from childhood where he was playing all kinds of musical instruments, he still does till date but composing songs and writing them seem to have a half part of him. Mega’s overwhelming and inspirational music has gained acceptance both within and outside the shores of Nigeria. He has performed at different events and concerts organized by Celestial parishes abroad. ‘Money’, shot him to limelight and since then, he has recorded unprecedented success with other albums.

Bisola ‘Eleyele’ Oke

Versatile singer and actress, Bukola Oke popularly called Bukola Eleyele is a multi-talented lady. Aside singing, she also dances and loves to display her dexterity in acting too. Her debut appearance in the film, Eleyele, a Gbenga Adewusi Film, shot her to prominence and ever since, she has not disappointed her fans as she still maintains that status as a singer and dancer. She was formerly in the Cherubim and Seraphim church before joining Celestial Church of Christ.

Buga

Jesse Adebayo King otherwise known as Buga is relatively known for his unique style of rendering music and clothing outfit, especially his long designed creative cap. Buga started his mission in the church while his dad was a cleric. His maiden effort titled Buga gave him the desired fame and prominence he needed to counted amongst the top entertainers in Nigeria. He has gone on a musical tour of South Africa, London and other parts of the world where his music is appreciated. Buga is a member of Celestial Church of Christ.

Eniola Badmus

Gbogbo Bigz girlz as she is fondly called is a Nigerian film actress. Eniola Badmus came into limelight in year 2008. After she featured in the film Jenifa, her level changed from high to highest. Presently, you can’t push Eniola aside when it comes to entertainment in Nigeria, not only because she’s huge physically, but specifically because she’s worked hard to come this far. Eniola is a Celestian and she worships on the Island.

Akin Adebayo

It took me several years to change my mentality about this man called Imole Ayo that he’s a Celestial member. While growing up, he had a unique way of singing, he was helped to develop on that to create an identity for himself. In Nigerian gospel genre, he’s a frontline musician. He took the industry by storm when he released his first album, Imole Ayo in early 80s and he has also got beautiful gospel harmonies every Christian home still plays till date. Ona Ara, one of his evergreen songs, still in demand at local and international market shelves. He did a special release on late founder of the church, Rev. Pastor Founder SBJ Oshoffa to celebrate his silver jubilee, 25 years anniversary, that album was sold out less than three months of its release. Imole Ayo is a spirit-filled gospel singer who has made a great impact in the industry and Celestial Church as a whole.

St. Janet

Janet Omotoyosi Ajilore, popularly called St. Janet, a relatively known Nigerian singer of Yoruba extracts who is quite popular among the Yoruba-speaking people all over the country with vulgar lyrics. Ever since she started, she’s been selling like every other artiste despite the controversies surrounding her songs. Her songs have become part of choice playlist in the industry. For her, she will continue to be dirty with her song, her reason is because we are all sinners, (That doesn’t justify her to be lewd) Anyway,  the ‘unrepentant’ St. Janet is a member of the church but some of her songs still carry praise and worship which a lot of churches use today as hymns.

Oluseyi Solagbade

Impermeable saxophonist plays ethno jazz and has become a household name in Celestial Church. His stage name is simply Ojududu-BlackFace. Give it to Seyi Solagbade as he’s fondly called, he knows music, eats and breathes it. He’s an artiste of international repute. He has performed all over the globe where kings and queens have dined with him. He’s exceptionally talented and he’s not proud about it.

Sade Omoniyi Lepanshady

Slim and sexy star actress, Sade Omoniyi otherwise known as Lepashandy is a member of CCC. She is an actress and a dancer. After her marriage to Kasim hit the rocks, she has maintained a low profile and not being seeing actively on the social scene. Though, she later delved into movie production, shot some movies which she premiered in London and America. It’s likely she has relocated abroad where she is living her life the way she wants it.

Lanre Teriba

Evang. Lanre Teriba otherwise known as Atorise hit limelight with the release of his first album titled ‘Atorise’ in year 2000. After his fraternity with the Kegites at Kwara Polytechnic, Offa, he brought his music talent into fore by composing songs for his colleagues whenever they had an outing to attend. Today, the composer and music arranger has done well for himself, the former C&S member who got converted to CCC has so many albums to his credit within 17 years of his sojourn in the music industry. He launched N500M musical instrument a couple of years back.  He has traveled virtually all over the countries of the world to perform and entertain his fans with melodious tunes.

Bose Joseph

A pharmacist turned actress who now works at Alausa Secretariat, Bose Joseph has acted in a couple of Yoruba and English movies including soaps like Super Story. Apart from being a screen idol, Bose’s daughter, Opemipo a.k.a Maradona is also a star actress. After her romance with Bamgbopa, Opemipo’s father crumbled, Bose is hooked to another lover for whom she had a boy but the marriage has also hot the rocks. Meanwhile, Bose who attends Genesis Parish led by Dele Ogundipe is doing well now as a politician.

Dare Melody

Dare Melody is one personality a lot of people respect in the gospel scene of the entertainment industry in Nigeria. The self-acclaimed golden son of gospel, Damilare David Odunuga popularly called Dare Melody has carved a niche for himself and he’s doing well, living a life of purpose. Unlike other gospel artistes who have numerous wives and baby mamas. Dare, the easy going dude with humble disposition is married and proud of his wife. He was a member of Cherubim and Seraphim before he received a calling to join Celestial Church and since he has become a member, he has been doing well socially and career wise. He’s judiciously making use of his God-given talent in singing, composing to preach the gospel of God in CCC and anywhere he finds himself.

Moji Olaiya

She was attending Ketu International headquarters sometimes ago but news has it that she has switched fate to Islamic fate,  maybe because she went to Mecca two years ago, the reason, as we were told, might be because of a man in her life, they say he’s Muslim and was the brain behind her going to Mecca. Moji Olaiya is an actress and a movie producer too. I am sure, if it’s not about marriage, she would still be in the church.

 

Maria Uranta

Beautiful Nollywood actress and producer of Husband Shopping is one of the daughters of the church. She is a very quiet lady who has lived a quiet lifestyle since her incursion in the movie industry. Not many people know that she is a member of CCC. She attends Celestial Church and she is not hiding that from anyone.

Remi Olabanji

He’s a music Apostle in Celestial  Church. A pioneer of music in Mokola Parish, Army Barracks, Ibadan. He’s so gifted that whenever he sleeps, he always put a pen and a jotter beside him because when the angel of songs brings songs, he quickly put them down even while still sleeping, it’s a secret he never shared with anyone. Remi Olabanji is not just a singer; he’s a lyricist who was a toast of every movie producers then in early 90s. Today, he remains an icon in CCC.

Rachel Oniga

Don’t be shocked when you see this ageless screen mother in a white garment, she is obviously not acting a movie but probably attending one of the services. She is proud to be a member of the church and her children, as we were informed, all attend the church. To the glory of God, she is an A-list actress in Nollywood today.

Kunle Adegbite

Kunle Adegbite is a Nollywood actor, director and producer. He was based in the US before relocating back home to fully concentrate in movie shooting. He is a member of the church and live happily with his family who all attend CCC.

Bisi Ibidapo-Obe Omologbalogba

Remi Olabamiji

Femi Opalemo

The mother of one and baby mama to the controversial politician, Dino Melaye is a member of Celestial Church of Christ. Her frequent trips abroad has not really made her have a fixed parish Bisi Ibidapo Obe attends here but people who know her say she is often seen worshiping at a Parish in Magodo area of Lagos.

Isolate

Kunle Adegbite

Akanwo Adetutu, popularly known as Isolate, is a musician and an actor. A very quiet dude who loved to sit alone in the class and he got the name Isolate from his school mates.  He started music professionally in 2000. Music originally started for him when he was in the choir. He was in the choir of Celestial Church of Christ where he discovered he had a husky voice that could go for a lead vocal as a singer. Then he did a lot of back up for juju and Fuji artistes. I recorded my first single in 2000 and he’s still very much involved. With his vocal rendition, many people have mistaken him for 9ice.

Ronke ‘Flakky Ididowo’ Odusanya

Ronke Odusanya popularly called Flakky Ididowo was born in Celestial. She attended St. Benedict Nursery & Primary School and the Federal Government College, Akure, where she was known as ‘Black Queen’ following her acting skills. She gained admission to study Mass Communication and graduated from Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ogun State. Ronke got into Nollywood in 2000, starting with English movies. She later joined Oga Bello’s Awada Kerikeri Theater group the same year. In 2001, she featured in her first Yoruba movie, Baba Ologba alongside Adebayo Salami aka Oga Bello and Femi Adebayo. Ronke got her nickname, ‘Flakky Ididowo’ in 2006 on the heels of her role as Folake in a Fathia Balogun movie. She’s also known as Becky, a name she got from her performance in the award winning Funke Akindele’s comedy flick, Jenifa. The beautiful actress was once a chorister at the Redeemed Christian Church of God later became a C&S but now fully a Celestial member. She was even at the last Imeko Convocation where she came to pray her way into the New Year.

Brobro

Evangelist Steve Pelemoh is one of the famous Celestial Church musician. He’s popularly called Bro-Bro or Boro-Boro, he was the first-ever choirmaster at Makoko National headquarters who has released so many soul lifting albums in the last four decade. His songs are mostly philosophical and hard on those who dare to listen; spiced with good melody, message and philosophy. He began his journey into the esoteric world of music in Celestial in the late 70s is also the only Celestial Church Choir Master who recorded the church’s hymn into 7 Volumes of album and released it into several parishes across the world. He is not only revered among the elderly members of the great church founded by Late Reverend SBJ Oshoffa but equally revered among the younger generations as well.

Tina Mba

The well-known actress is not just a member of the church but an active one whose gift of prophecy given to her has been used to work for God in the vineyard. The popular actress attends Unity Parish where she partakes in all activities concerning the church and its advancement.

Seyi Sodimu

Love Mi jeje crooner, Seyi Sodimu is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is also commonly referred to as “Seyi”. He is best known for his hit single “Love Me Jeje”, which made him very popular in Nigeria in the late 90s. He’s married and based in the UK with his family where he attends a Parish under Celestial Church of Christ.

Biodun Okeowo-Sofuyi

Omobutty as this sexy mother of two, Biodun Okeowo is fondly called is a bonafide member of the church. She carries the emblem of the church whenever she goes unlike some of her colleagues who don’t want to be identified with it. Biodun, a business woman, actress and movie producer recently received an award in the church and she confessed it was indeed her first-ever award to be given in the church in her over twenty years in the entertainment world.

Tunde Samson

Tunde Samson

Top Juju musician, Tunde Samson, popularly called TS is a member of CCC. He has recorded several albums. He plays guitar very well and compose songs too. When he was at CCC, Majemu Oluwa Cathedral, he was an active force to reckon with before relocating to America where he plies his trade now.

Ronke ‘Osodi Oke’ Ojo

Ronke Ojo popularly known as Ronke Oshodi Oke is a Nigerian film actress, musician, director and producer. She is a Celestial member and she is proud of it. Ronke is a descent of Ondo State but was born in Oworonshoki, Lagos State Southwestern Nigeria, where she completed her primary and secondary education. She began her acting career with a drama group called Star Parade under the leadership of Fadeyi, a Nigerian actor but became a household name in the year 2000 when she featured in a movie titled Oshodi Oke. From which she got her stage name. Her musical career began in 2014. She is a senior female member of the church.

Femi Opalemo

Olufemi Opalemo is one of the dynamic artistes Celestial Church of Christ is proud to have. The businessman cum musician is not only respected in the fold but has become an icon at NAHCO where he makes wave with his Femopal International Agency as clearing and forwarding agent. Having started music from his teenage years at Ilaro now Iyewa, he released his first album, Voice of Comfort in 1999 and since then he has become an enigma. He gained instant reckoning when he was accorded with the King of Gospel Music title.

Adediwura BlarkGold

Nollywood actress Adediwura Adesegha aka Blark Gold was born in 1978. She is a Yoruba and has been in the movie Industry Since 2008. The Graduate of English Language from Lagos State University has featured in Many Yoruba indigenous movies alongside Regina Chukwu, Liz da Silva, Funke Adesiyan to mention a few. Adediwura has a son with her husband but they are long separated.  The sexy actress, Adediwura Adesegha, who stands tall among the rising movie stars who are being tipped to take over from the established acts, is a member of Celestial Church of Christ.

Liz Da Silver

Nollywood Yoruba actress Liz Da Silva looks beautiful and stunning in whatever attire she put together.  The actress and producer has become a toast of every lover of Nollywood movies with her mesmerizing acting skills. She is a member of CCC. She worships at Dophin Estate Parish, Ikoyi.

Toyin Adegbola

Toyin, popular Yoruba actress is otherwise known as Asewo to Re Mecca, she has always been wearing low cut hairstyle. Born in Osun state, lost her husband in 2000, she has remained unmarried since then; they have a daughter, Adeola and a son, Adetunji. We learnt she is a member of this church too.

Dupe Jaiyesimi

Born in Ijebu Igbo, Ogun State she attended the Polytechnic Ibadan where she studied Secretarial Administration. She once worked with the punch papers. She stated acting right from secondary school days and has featured in many films and produced some. Back in the days, she acted in a television series called “Mama Santare” she played the role of Funmi Lakonko. This woman has always made it a ritual to be part of people who come to Imeko convocation annually. She is actively involved in activities of the church as a prophetess.

Opeyemi Bamgbopa

Famous Kid actress, Opemipo Bamgbopa was shot into limelight in Maradona, a kid married to elderly and veteran actor, Adebayo Salami in the movie with same title. She has also featured in several movies and TV soaps. Now a grown up and in her teenage, the daughter of Nollywood actress and sports administrator, Bose Joseph.

Remi ‘Surutu’ Osodi

Remi Surutu

Seyi Sodimu

Tina Mba

Lanre Teriba & Busola Eleyele Oke

Gorgeous Nollywood actress, Remi is one of the top female members of the church. She has been in the church for a very long time. Her dedication in the church has been wonderful and she has not for once failed to participate with friends who are also Celestial members during their adult harvest. She was at a time attending Baba Eto’s parish, City of God at Ojodu. But now she has relocated to Ikorodu, obviously worshiping in one of the

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19 responses to “35 Popular Entertainers Who Are Celestial Church Members (Photos)”

  1. Sam khaas says:

    This is great! we have stars in celestial….. and for those of you condemning this post, cause they are entertainers doesn’t mean they shoudn’t go to church. No one is holy, even you talking as if you are the Deputy of Jesus. think about yourself and stop getting involved in another person’s shit and sort your own shit. God bless.

  2. sk says:

    waoo …we are celestial,,, ijo mimo agbe wa ooo

  3. Princess says:

    Nkechi blessing is a member as well

  4. Sharon says:

    Am proud to be omocele #ijo yi ni yio we aye mo##God dry our back and we rock it well with God’s grace

  5. Onos says:

    Great job… Evangelist Alonge

  6. Onos says:

    Great job…Evangelist Alonge

  7. a n Oshin says:

    they are not c c c menmber.putting on garment is for there daly bread using sutana for acting

  8. Marykem says:

    Nice post though its not right seeing lots of the ladies with heavy makeups and jewelries in their white garment.its not the celestial way.
    Secondly lasun ray is a strong member of celestial. Worship same church at Sharon parish ikorodu.his name is not listed.good job!

  9. Témi tayọ Israel. says:

    I don’t understand the joy behind celebrating unbelievers, many of their biography contains adulteries, what is the essence of this site?
    It is visit by many and I don’t expect seeing someone is/was a baby mama to married man.
    What is your joy? is it to promote unrighteousness?

    You are even describing them with their heavy make-up while even on the garments!
    Sigh!
    I shook my head seeing them and I almost cry.
    I appreciate those that are exemplenary of the fold.

    Let us know what we post on Internet, we can’t be continue promoting unrighteousness because they are doing well or are public figure. It is nothing but vain!

    I will advise before any information to be launched on air, let it be scrutinise by some bodies!

    God help you and strengthen you to announce Him to the world!

    Alleluia!!!!

    • Joy says:

      i was wondering when i stumbled on this site.. i don’t the sense this passes across. more than 80 % of those in the pictures are /is still living a wayward lifestyle. so i don’t know why they’re being showcased to the public. . i don’t know who is promoting this site because it makes no sense!

  10. dr moses lamidi says:

    we have a lot of talented artists in CCC world.

  11. Sarah Ayodele says:

    I don’t know that racheal oniga she is member of Celestial Church of christ that is good

  12. temitope says:

    So ronke oshodi oke and lizz da Silver are also celestial

  13. balogun taiwo says:

    yes is true sm of them may com 4 one or two tins if dey joint it will be better omo ijo celestia mimo lati orun mimo wa ni a o fayo a bu sayo a ke haleuya enu to orun she ti re ta lo le ko ju ga si

  14. Alagba Femi says:

    So Toyin and Mary Urania are Celestians. Wow, that’s so interesting. Even Liz Da silver too, I can’t believe it. God bless you all for us eyin ogo Cele

  15. Olalekan says:

    4 cryn out loud, how as that concern the producer of this site. Now i know some leader in dis church are senseless, one of dem is this Akinyele Emmanuel, dat is if you are an elder. Someone bring a story like dis for us and all you can utter is nonsense, anyway, common sense is not common,

  16. Oshoffa paulina says:

    Most of them just come for the spiritual work and go.seeing them in sutana doesn’t mean they are!

  17. Akinleye Emmanuel says:

    Please, don’t lost the mission and primary mindset of your work on social media, if you don’t have important issue to discuss then don’t just post anything that came to your mind on social media. Some of the entertainer you posted don’t represent the original standard that the founder ( baba SBJ) led down, some of the people you listed above are surrounded with controversies in the film and music industry; which i believe the church will not to ready to associate with them but basis on lack of leaderships, everybody think celestial is a free church that has no standard both in human and moral ethnic.
    During our childhood time, you can’t see ladies/women with heavy makeup entering the church because the usher will not allow them but look at some of the pictures u posted, some with big necklace, big ear rings and heavy make-up. From your comment on each person, it show you knew what people are saying about them. Obviously some of them are outstanding in the society with VERY good behaviour why some of them are just a misconception to the church.
    In conclusion, can someone with negative thought concerning celestial church change his/her mind with some of the people you posted. Thank’s

  18. Adeola Olaniyan says:

    Wow. This is a lively compilation. Mr. Alinge, more Greace to your elbow. You are really doing well. People like you should be more encourage to put things right in our church but we are misguided by some misfortune leaders. May God help us all.

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