Marvin Winans Biography
Marvin Winans born Marvin Lawrence Winans, is an American gospel singer, pastor, and member of the musical Winans family. He was born on March 5, 1958 in Detroit, Michigan. He is the fourth of 10 children of Delores and David Glenn Winans Sr.
He is from a musical family as his parents recorded together as “Mom and Pop Winans”. His siblings David II, Carvin, Benjamin, Daniel, Michael, Ronald, Priscilla, Deborah, Angelique are also musically gifted and have careers in the music industry singing, writing and producing.
Winans sang in the 1970s as The Testimonial Singers with his brothers Ronald, Carvin and Michael. The Testimonial Singers group also included other members. Their first performance was at a high school talent show. The group’s name was changed to The Winans in 1975. Their musical careers spanned both in the 1980s and 1990s. The Winans, who were discovered by Andrae Crouch, released their first album under the new group’s name, entitled Introducing The Winans, in 1981.
Marvin also wrote songs, and produced for The Winans records, for solo projects from family members, and on other gospel releases. For his vocals on the 1985 song “Bring Back the Days of Yea and Nay”, Winans was awarded a Grammy for Best Male Soul Gospel Performance. He and several of his siblings and family members sang The Winans’ hit “Tomorrow” at Whitney Houston’s funeral.
In 2007, Winans released his first solo recording, Alone, But Not Alone. On June 26, 2012 Winans released “Marvin L Winans Presents The Praise and Worship Experience” on his own label, MLW Productions Inc. The album features: Doen Moen, Marvin Sapp, Donnie McClurkin, Mary Mary, Mom Winans, Roderick Dixon, Bishop Paul Morton amongst others and was recorded at Winans’ church in Detroit, Mi.
Marvin Winans Age
He was born on March 5, 1958
Marvin Winans Wife
He met and married Vickie Bowman, to whom he was married for 16 years until their divorce in 1995.
Marvin Winans Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Marvin Winans Children
With Vickie Winans, he had two sons, Marvin Jr. (Coconut) and Josiah Winans. Marvin Jr. is a solo artist and is also a producer, and Josiah Winans is also a producer featured on Marvin Jr.’s first solo project.
Marvin Winans Songs
- Just Don’t Wanna Know
- I Feel Like Going On
- I’m Over It Now
- Alone But Not Alone
- Draw Me Close/Thy Will Be Done
- Sinner’s Prayer
- Church Medley
- For I Have Heard Your Cry
- Glory to God
- Influence My Heart
- You Just Don’t Want To Know Intro
- Come In Out Of The Rain
- Reach out and Touch Him
- That’s The Love of God
- I Still Believe
- You Just Don’t Want To Know
- If My People
- Bring Back The Days Of Yea & Nea
- Just Another Day
- I Shall Never
- The Lord is With Me
- Hiding Place
- Glory Glory to God
- Eyes On You
- Peace & Love
- My Story
- Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Marvin Winans Music Video
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