Who is Yolanda Adams?

Yolanda Adams is an American gospel singer, record producer, actress, and radio host of her own nationally syndicated morning gospel show "The Yolanda Adams Morning Show". She has sold nearly 10 million albums worldwide according to SoundScan. Adams is known as the "Queen of Contemporary Gospel Music" and the "First Lady of Modern Gospel". On December 11, 2009, Billboard named her the No. 1 Gospel Artist of the last decade. In total, Adams has won five Grammy Awards, sixteen Stellar Gospel Music Awards, four of the Gospel Music Association's Dove Awards, one American Music Award, seven NAACP Image Awards, one Soul Train Music Award, and five BET Awards.

What is Yolanda Adams famous for?

Yolanda Adams is an American actress, record producer, and gospel singer who is best famous for her songs like The Battle Is The Lord’s(1995), Mountain High... Valley Low(1999) and Songs From The Heart(1998).

What nationality is Yolanda Adams?

Yolanda was born as Yolanda Yvette Adams in Houston, Texas, the United States on August 27, 1961. She was born eldest of six siblings to parents, Carolyn Jean Adams(mother) and Major Adams. There is no further information on her siblings and childhood life. Her nationality is American and her religion is Christianity. Her zodiac is Virgo but her ethnicity is Black. She graduated from Sterling High School in Houston in 1979. After graduating from Texas Southern University, she began a career as a schoolteacher and part-time model in Houston. Eventually, she gave up teaching to perform full-time as a lead singer.

What did Yolanda Adams do?

Yolanda initially embarked on her career as a part-time model and school teacher in Houston after being graduated from Texas Southern University. Her career as a singer took off after she drew the attention of Thomas Whitfield and Sound of Gospel Records as a lead singer with Houston’s Southeast Inspirational Choir affiliated with the Church of God in Christ. In 1982, the choir released the single "For My Liberty" with her as the featured vocalist. She got appeared in a music video Give Us Peace in 1986. She then signed with Sound of Gospel which helped her to release her first album "Just As I Am" in 1987. In 1990, she was discovered by producer/keyboardist Ben Tankard, and signed to his independent label Tribute Records and released Through The Storm.

She has appeared in several music videos like The Battle Is The Lord’s(1995), More Than a Melody1995), Songs From The Heart(1998) and some few more. Adams's breakthrough came from an urban contemporary gospel arena that came with the release of Mountain High... Valley Low in 1999 on Elektra Records. She released the Christmas album in 2000 and a live album (The Experience) in 2001. She has also provided her voice in the 2003 film Honey entitled I Believe. Adams signed with Columbia Records in 2007. Columbia released What a Wonderful Time.

After the release of What a Wonderful Time, Adams embarked on the radio career with The Yolanda Adams Morning Show which was aired in over 26 radio markets within two years. She also becomes a judge to support independent artists’ careers for the 2nd annual Independent Music Awards. Moreover, she got her first book Points of Power published in 2010. 

Who is Yolanda Adams married to?

Yolanda Adams has been married twice as of 2020 however her relationship status is currently single. She was first married to Troy Mason from 1987 until 1990. They divorced because of spousal abuse. She then tied the knot with former NFL player Tim Crawford in 1997. The couple got divorced in August 2004. The couple has one daughter namely Taylor Adams Crawford born in 2001.

What is Yolanda Adams's net worth?

Her net worth is estimated to be around $6 million as of 2020. Her average salary is still not determined. She earns primarily as a gospel singer and record producer. In addition, she also bags up from occasional acting and radio host. Her current net worth is plausible as she has already released 13 commercially successful studio albums successful. Yolanda has garnered several prestigious awards as of now including five Grammy Awards, one American Music Award, five BET Awards, seven NAACP Image Awards and some few more. Yolanda also earned for representing FILA Corporation’s Operation Rebound. Further information about her cars, houses and other assets are currently under review.

How tall is Yolanda Adams?

"Queen of Contemporary Gospel Music" Yolanda stands a tall height of 6 feet 1 inch and weighs around 63 Kg. She has a pair of black eyes and dyed blonde color hair. Similarly, the radio host wears a shoe size of 10 (US) and a bra size of 40B. Her dress size is currently not known. Furthermore, her body measures 35-24-34 inches and she has a straight sexual orientation.