Kechi Okwuchi was born on 29th October 1989, in Orlu, Imo, Nigeria. She is a Nigerian-American singer, songwriter and motivational speaker. Kechi was among the two survivors in the Sosoliso Airlines Flight 1145 crash which happened on the 10th of December 2005. She was also the finalist at the twelfth season of America’s Got Talent in 2017.
Biography of Kechi Okwuchi
Okwuchi was born on 29th October 1989, in Orlu, Imo, Nigeria to her parents Mike Okwuchi (Father) and Ijeoma Okwuchi (Mother). She is 33 years old (in 2022).
What Nationality is Kechi?
She is a Nigerian-American and her ethnicity is Nigerian.
Kechi, 33, has a younger sister named Zitara Okwuchi.
Kechi Okwuchi’s Mum
Her mother, Ijeoma Okwuchi, is a Lagos-born Nigerian prolific author . She published her first book titled “Refined for Rebirth” in year 2012. The book focused on her daughter’s miraculous survival from a horrible plane crash. Mrs Ijeoma Okwuchi is also working on her second book called “Refined for Service”, which is a continuation of the book, “Refined for Rebirth”.
Life After Plane Crash & Education
Kechi went to Loyola Jesuit College in Abuja, Nigeria. On 10th December 2005, she faced a catastrophic plane crash when she was travelling on Sosoliso Airlines Flight 1145 along with 60 of her classmates.
Okwuchi was one of the two survivors in the Sosoliso Airlines Flight 1145 crash that claimed 107 lives. She incured a third degree burns over 65% of her body and the doctor said she had a 30% chance of survival.
Kechi was airlifted to Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa for immediate medical attention and treatment. Later she was transferred to Shriners Hospitals for Children in Galveston, Texas, United States.
Moreover, she went through over a hundred reconstructive surgeries in that hospital. Okwuchi enrolled in the University of Saint Thomas in Houston, Texas, United States. On 16th May 2015, she graduated from the University of Saint Thomas with a First Class Degree.
Kechi was the student speaker at the Commencement Ceremony. Moreover, she also earned an MBA in Economics from the same university. Okwuchi was a speaker at TedxEuston where she gave a talk titled Girls-know thyself
Kechi’s Participation in America’s Got Talent
In 2019, she contested in America’s Got Talent: The Champions where Simon Cowell gave her the golden buzzer and sending her straight to the finals. Unfortunately, she didn’t make it up to the top 5 in the finals.
From that time on she has been performing sporting events and other events all across the United States. Furthermore, Kechi Okwuchi was chosen to headline Utah’s 8th Annual Women of Worth Utah in 2019. Now, she aims to move forward in faith with music as her goal.
Kechi Okwuchi Net Worth
According to some sources, Kechi Okwuchi has an estimated net worth of $100k-$1 million as of 2019. Kechi’s primary income source is Pop Singer. Currently, we don’t have enough information about her annual salary, lifestyle, assets and property but we shall update it soon.
Kechi has kept her relationship life away from social media and doesn’t talk much about her personal life in social media. That’s why, the information about her present relationship has remained a secret so far.
At the moment, she is focusing on her career and devoting more time on developing her skills. Apparently, she hasn’t dated anybody publicly yet. According to rumors, she might be single. But we shall soon update the information about her personal life as soon as we get the information.
Kechi Okwuchi on Social Media
Okwuchi is a very talented, brave and ambitious girl. Talking about her social media accounts. Kechi Okwuchi holds 161k followers in Instagram, 28.4k followers in Twitter and 254k followers in Facebook. Kechi has dark brown eyes and dark brown hair.