Vickie-Winans
Vickie Winans | Biography

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  • Full Name Viviane Bowman
  • Nickname Vickie Winans
  • Occupation Singer
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Detroit, Michigan, USA
  • Birth Date Oct 18, 1953
  • Age 68 Years, 3 Months
American Gospel Singer

Vickie Winans | Biography

Her marriage to her second husband, Marvin, prompted Winans to pursue a professional career in music

One of her most notable albums, 'Bringing It All Together' was released in 2003. The album also featured her notable single 'Shake Yourself Loose.' The album peaked at number one on Billboard's gospel music charts and spent nine weeks at the top of the charts and a full year in the top ten. The album also received eight 'Stellar Award' nominations, five of which it won and a Grammy nomination.


Winans is a well-known gospel music artist, with hit songs such as 'Shake Yourself Loose,' 'As Long As I Got King Jesus,' and 'We Shall Behold Him.'

Who is Vickie Winans?

Vickie Winans is an American Gospel recording artist. Winans began singing at the International Gospel Center when she was eight years old, and as a teenager, Winans was a member of the International Sounds of Deliverance. However, her marriage to her second husband, Marvin, prompted Winans to pursue a professional career in music. 

As a result, she was requested to join Winans Part II, which comprised her then-in-laws BeBe and CeCe Winans and her brother Daniel Winans. However, the group never took off because BeBe and CeCe left to join the PTL Singers of The PTL Club, a long-running Christian television show.

Be Encouraged; her solo album was launched in 1987 and became an excellent gospel hit. The album contained a version of Dottie Rambo's 'We Shall Behold Him' and 'First Trumpet Sound,' a gospelized remake of Gladys Knight & the Pips' 'Midnight Train To Georgia.' Her follow-up albums included Total Victory (1989), The Lady (1991), Live in Detroit (1997), Live in Detroit II (1999), and Share the Laughter (1999).

After a brief hiatus released her album Bringing It All Together in 2003. The album also featured her notable single 'Shake Yourself Loose.' In addition, Winans spent over $200,000 on five music videos, independent radio teams, promotional marketing teams, and a 50-city promotional concert tour to promote the CD.

Bringing It All Together peaked at number one on Billboard's gospel music charts and spent nine weeks at the top of the charts and a full year in the top ten. The album also received eight 'Stellar Award' nominations, five of which it won and a Grammy nomination.

On 8 August 2006, her album Woman to Woman: Songs of Life was released. The CD also topped Billboard's gospel chart. Followed by it, Winans came with notable albums like Happy Holidays from Vickie Winans (2007), How I Got Over (2009), Radio One Family Comedy Tour, Vol.1 (2010), and many more.

Besides, Winans has also been featured in renowned publications like USA Today, Ebony Magazine, and the Associated Press.

How Old is Vickie Winans?

Vickie Winans was born Viviane Bowman on 18 October 1953 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. As of November 2021, she is 68 years old.

Siblings

Winan is the seventh of Mattie A. Bowman and Aaron Bowman's twelve children. 

Her siblings are Irma Crockett, Annette Tharpe, Carleen Riley, Beverly Bouldes, Tim Bowman, Mary Sturdivant, Bryan Bowman, Lorne Bowman, Sandi Tyler, Cathy Williamsare, and Aaron Bowman (deceased).

Who Were Vickie Winans' Husbands?

She has been married three times and divorced each time. Winans married her first husband, the late Bishop Ronald E. Brown, after graduating from high school. They have a son named Mario Winans.

She then married Marvin Winans of the musical group, The Winans in June 1978. She had one son with Marvin, Marvin Jr. Unfortunately, after 16 years of marriage, Winans and Marvin Sr. divorced in 1995. 

In late 2003, Winans married businessman Joe McLemore for the third time. However, Winans divorced him after only a few years. Unfortunately, Joe passed away in 2018.

Net Worth 

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Winans has a net worth of $3 million as of November 2021. Her primary source of earnings is through her career as a gospel singer.

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