Gift Ugochi Christopher, popularly known as Minister GUC, is a Nigerian gospel musician, songwriter, and motivational speaker. He was born on October 8th, 1993, in Port-Harcourt, Rivers state. GUC hails from Emohua LGA, Port-Harcourt, a local government area in Rivers State, Nigeria. Minister GUC is a graduate of the University Of Port-Harcourt, River state, Nigeria, although his year of graduation and the course he studied are unknown. GUC is married to Nkpoikana Ntuk (Nene Ntuk), his long-time fiancé. They got married on March 6th, 2021, in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State.
Career in Ministry
Minister GUC is a multi-genre gospel music minister who started his journey alongside his friends – Baruch Okeoghene and Emma Wele Samuel. He became famous in 2020 after releasing his popular song titled “All That Matter.” The song became an instant hit, with many Christians describing it as divine. This success paved the way for GUC’s career in the gospel music industry.
GUC’s music style is centered on revival and often features a dash of Pidgin English, the native tongue of Nigeria, to make it more personal. He is a member of Rhema House International Church, Anwuri Pavilion Complex, Alakahia Est West Road, Port-Harcourt, Rivers State. GUC loves ministering the word of God to people, and he has ministered in several notable churches, including The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Christ Embassy, and Christ Gospel Mission International.
The ministry of GUC is comparable to that of Lawrence Oyor, as both are centered on revival. GUC has also performed at several major gospel events across Nigeria, including Excel season ‘8 and ‘9, a gospel event organized by Presbyterian Church of Nigeria, first Aba Parish (PYPAN), Synod of Worship ’19 – cross heart ministries, Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Christ Embassy, and Christ Gospel Mission International.
In 2019, GUC signed a record deal with Ezekiel Thankgod’s record label, EeZee Conceptz, which marked a significant improvement in his career. Ezekiel Thankgod, CEO of EeZee Conceptz, even gave him a car as part of the deal. GUC also maintains a Telegram group for new music ministers, where he offers advice based on his professional expertise.
GUC’s second most popular song after “Desperate,” which is “All that Matters,” was streamed more than a million times across all music streaming platforms globally, earning him a nomination for an award in the 2020 Maranatha Awards USA. Additionally, “All that Matters” by GUC has become a popular song in many churches around Nigeria and beyond.
Minister GUC’s song list is as follows:
- God is helping us
- God of vengeance
- Knowing you
- Thank you
- The Promise
- You know
- All that matters
Minister GUC is active on various social media platforms, including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. He has a significant following on these platforms, where he interacts with his fans and shares updates about his music.
GUC’s net worth is currently unknown as it has not yet been calculated. However, with the release of the music video for his uplifting song “Desperate,” it is expected that his net worth will increase.