Chidinma Ekile was born in Ketu, Kosofe, Lagos State to parents originating from Imo State. She is the sixth of seven children. She grew up with a disciplinarian father and began singing at the age of six.
Chidinma transitioned into the Gospel Music Industry after she was signed by Eezee Conceptz, a top gospel producing agency.
2021:Chidinma becomes Gospel Artiste
After a very long absence from the music scene, Chidinma Ekile reappeared again in May 2021 but this time to celebrate her 30th birthday, sharing photos of herself on Instagram. She expressed regrets wasting over 9 years doing secular music, noting that her sudden switch to gospel music was fueled by a new encounter with God and understanding of her Christian faith.
To announce her arrival into the Nigerian gospel music scene, Chidinma released her debut gospel single titled, ‘Jehovah Over Do’ on Sunday, May 2, 2021.