Artist Biography

David Ekene

David Ekene (Gospel Artiste) Biography: Age, Family, Wife and Songs

David Ekene Biography

DavidEkene is a Nigerian Gospel Singer, Philanthropist and Entrepreneur born on 1 November 1984 in Kano State. His full name is David Ekenedirichukwu Daniels and he hails from Enugu State, Nigeria.

In 2010 , he finished from the Theological Seminary of Northern Nigeria, Kano State after which he proceeded to the University of Abuja where he also graduated from.


David Ekene Background & Career

David Ekene is an example of many successful people who had a very small early start with a big drive and determination.

His love for music started when he was a little boy. He joined the Evangel Kids Choir in his local church after which he moved to the Adult choir where he served as a vocalist and an instrumentalist. Owing to his immense passion for music, he founded a music group called the “Covenant Singers” which comprised of children who loved singing.

He lost his father at a very early age leaving his mother to cater for him and his 4 siblings. As a child from a very poor family, he could do very little in pursuing his dreams like the rest of his mates. He assumed responsibility at a very young age, all of which shaped his courage and determination in life.

The hit song ‘Greater Tomorrow’ soon became a staple music all around Africa soon after its release in 2014. The song came as a big encouragement to a lot of people in Africa and beyond.

David Ekene has ministered alongside other great International gospel artistes like Bob Fitts, Ron Kenoly, Mercy Chinwo, Choima Jesus and Chris Morgan


David Ekene knowing what it is to be poor is a philanthropist. He established a foundation known as “TGT Refugee Foundation”.

The foundation has distributed foods worth millions to different refugee centres across the country. His charity is extended to Widows, orphans and Pregnant women.

David Ekene Wife

At the moment, the gospel artiste, David Ekene, is not married.


David Ekene is the second son in a family of 5 (two males and three females). For now, not much has been said about them. He was raised by his mother alongside his siblings.

List of Songs

David Ekene has one album “ Greater Tomorrow (Prophecy One)” and some singles such as “Upper Room” and “Ebenezer”.

Over a few several songs, some arguably stand out. So far, his most popular song is “Greater Tomorrow” which has exceeded the shores of Nigeria with over 14 million streams on YouTube. The song has earned him worldwide recognition and ranks among one of the most thriving gospel songs in the Nigerian Gospel Music Industry. Next in line is “My Ebenezer” which was released in January, 2021.

  • Greater Tomorrow
  • Hallelujah
  • Guiding Angel
  • I smile
  • Yahweh
  • Upper Room
  • My Ebenezer



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