This article covers Eben biography and other facts about him. Emmanuel Izuchukwu Benjamin who is famously known by his stage name as Eben is a multiple award-winning Nigerian gospel musician. He has a wonderful voice and by the grace of God, has been using his voice to teach and reach out to people through his life touching songs. He is a songwriter, vocalist, singer and so on. He is actually the CEO of Hammer House Records and Hammer House Ventures.
Eben Biography and Early Life
Emmanuel Izuchukwu Benjamin was born on the 9th of September into a Christian family and he is the fifth child out of six children. He was brought up in Lagos, Nigeria to which his parents were sure to give him a strong Christian background. He got his primary education at Orile Primary School and later attended Orile Grammar School also in Lagos, Nigeria.
Eben Music Career — Eben Biography
Eben actually started his music career as a rapper when he was still a teenager. At this time, he was following in the steps of his elder brother who at the time was his mentor. Much later in his life he discovered that he was blessed with a unique voice and he switched from rapping and started singing and since then nothing could stop him from singing.
When he was growing as an upcoming gospel artist in his musical career, he efficiently worked as a studio background vocal artiste for several years. He actually came to limelight in 2005 just after his first major public appearance in a Youth Conference, as was organized by Pastor Chris. It was in that conference that “Imaranma” was heard for the first time and a year later, he released his first solo album “On The Rock” which had tracks like “Iwo Nikan”, “God dey”, “I don hammer” and many other inspiring ones.
The Afrocentric music genre style that he introduced, enabled him to win the hearts of his audience and he just kept shining and thriving in his musical career. Before he attained stardom, he had the leverage to perform in some Pastor Chris unique meetings with thousands and millions of people in attendance, such as Night of Bliss and Higher life Conferences in different parts of the world.
He has performed on different platforms both locally and internationally and he has also performed with his contemporaries like Frank Edwards, Samsong, Sinach, Sammie Okposo, T Sharp, Jahdiel, and even with legends such as Sunny Nneji, Onyeka Onwenu and many others. He has won so many awards and gotten so many nominations.
He currently owns his own record label known as Hammer House Records and he is also the CEO of Hammer House Ventures. In 2010, he released another very popular album “Phenomenal” and it was supported by some hit tracks like Imele Papa, Superman, Siya Nma Nma and many others.
In 2013 he released a worship album “Justified”. The album exposed the worship nature in Eben and the album consisted of some hit tracks such as “Jesus how I love”, “you alone and worthy”, forever, Onye nwem, and “all the way”, (which is a praise jam that has touched many).
Next, he released yet another album titled “Magnified” which had some great tracks “Like Lifted Hands”, “Stayed on you”, “Idi nma”, “Everything” and many other, (Currently, a lot of people are enjoying the songs from this album in Nigeria and all over the world). In 2016, he also released his 5th studio album titled “Victory”, (after the release of this album he has gained so much love from his fans and audience and he has become more popular than many of his contemporary gospel artist.
Eben Award and Nominations — Eben Biography
Eben has gotten so many awards and nominations. This year 2019, he was nominated for Africa Gospel Artist of the Year, also nominated for Africa Gospel Praise Artist of the Year and his song Victory was also nominated for Africa Gospel Song of the Year.
Eben Wife and Personal Life — Eben Biography
Eben had so many female admirers but a beautiful woman Grace Okoduwa. She is also a gospel artist and she popularly known as Jahdiel. He actually met this woman for the first time in a studio in Lagos some years ago. And he fell in love with her because she was a God-fearing woman and their relationship was kept secret until the period before he got married to her. Finally, on the 30th of September 2013, Eben got married to Grace Okoduwa. Pastor Chris of Christ Embassy joined them in a holy matrimony. The couple is blessed with two beautiful children.
- God by All Yourself
- Alpha & Omega
- You Alone are worthy
- Joyful Noise
- Favour Favour
- Imela Papa
- Jesus How I Love You
- All the Way
- You are the Reason
- Shepherd of My Soul
- Holy Ghost Power
- You are Holy
- Siya Mma Mma
- Awesome Wonder
- Jesu Doh
- Darling Jesus
- Baba Ni Baba
- You are great
- Lifted Hands
- Without Borders
- What a Mighty God
- Thank God
- Higher Higher
- Above the World
- Number One
Eben Net worth, Salary and Ownership
Eben who is the CEO of Hammer House of Rock, with a business aspect known as Hammer House Venture which concentrates on music and video production, interior decoration and event management. He is speedily growing in the gospel industry. Eben net worth is currently about $350,000.