Vickie Winans Biography
Vickie Winans (Real name – Viviane Bowman) is an American Gospel recording artist who was born and brought up in Southfield, MI, U.S. She is a member of the star-studded family of the Winans. In fact, she is the mother of the I Don’t Wanna Know hitmaker Mario Winans.
Vickie Winans Age
Winans was born on October 18, 1953, in Southfield, MI, USA, in a large family as the seventh of twelve children. She went on to establish herself as a formidable gospel musician. She is 66 years old.
Vickie Winans Height
Winans appears to be quite tall in stature. However, her exact height and other body measurements are not recorded on any public source. We will update this information once it’s available.
Vickie Winans Mother
Winans was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1953. Her mother was Mattie A. Bowman, a housewife, and Aaron Bowman. Her father worked at various times as a laborer, contractor, carpenter, and mason. On December 12, 2006, Winans lost her mother, Evangelist Mattie Bowman.
Vickie Winans Siblings
She comes from a large family. She was born the seventh of twelve children whom she grew alongside in Southfield. Winans’s other siblings include Beverly Bouldes, Sandi Tyler, Irma Crockett, Annette Tharpe, Aaron Bowman, Jr. (deceased), Carleen Riley, Cathy Williams, Mary Sturdivant, Bryan Bowman, Lorne Bowman, and Tim Bowman.
Winans began singing in the International Gospel Center church at the age of eight. During her teenage years, Vickie sang with a musical group called the International Sounds of Deliverance.
Vickie Winans Husband Dies
Winans married the late Bishop Ronald E. Brown of Faith Tabernacle Deliverance Temple in Orangeburg, South Carolina after high school. Together they had a son, Mario Winans (Born- Mario Brown), now known as Mario Winans.
She then married Marvin Winans of the gospel group The Winans in June 1978. With Marvin, she had two sons, Marvin Jr. (Coconut)and Josiah. Winans and Marvin Sr. divorced in 1995, after almost 18 years of marriage.
Winans developed ulcers on her esophagus, diabetes, and started to gain weight due to the stress of the divorce. She reclaimed her career after regaining her health. Vickie then married businessman Joe McLemore at the end of 2003. In total, Winans has been married three times and divorced twice. McLemore died of undisclosed causes in the golf course playing 18 holes of golf on August 24, 2019.
Vickie Winans Shake Yourself Loose
In 2003, after a four-year hiatus, Vickie released Bringing It All Together which featured Shake Yourself Loose, written and produced by her son, Mario. She dipped deep into her own pockets, leaving nothing to chance, to create a marketing strategy that most gospel labels would never spend on a project.
Winans spent well over $200,000 creating five music videos, hiring independent radio teams, promotional marketing teams. She also created a 50 city-promotional concert tour to launch the CD.
The strategy paid off as the album debuted at #1 on the Billboard gospel music charts. It spent nine weeks at #1 and a full year in the Top 10. The album also garnered 8 Stellar Award nominations, winning 5, and a Grammy nomination.
Vickie Winans Songs | Best Singles
Don’t Throw Your Life Away
We Shall Behold Him
Just When (featuring Marvin Winans)
Work It Out
hake Yourself Loose
Kids Love Jesus Too
How I Got Over
Long As I Got King Jesus
Vickie Winans Net Worth
Winans is an American Gospel recording artist who has an estimated net worth of $3 million. She is a member of the Winans family and started singing in church.
Vickie Winans Facts
Birth name: Viviane Bowman.
Date of Birth: October 18, 1953.
Birth Sign: Libra
Mother’s name: Mattie A. Bowman
Father’s name: Aaron Bowman
Profession: Gospel singer.
Ethnicity: African American.
Net Worth: $3 million.
Vickie Winans Frequently Asked Questions.
What is Vickie Winans’s net worth?
Vickie has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
Is Marvin Winans married?
Marvin was married to Vickie from 1978 to 1995. The couple was married for 16 years until their divorce in 1995.
Did Vickie Winans’s husband die?
Vickie’s third husband Joe McLemore died of undisclosed causes in the golf course playing 18 holes of golf on August 24, 2019.
Is Mario Winans related to the Winans family?
Mario is, in fact, the eldest son of Vickie Winans.
Is Marvin Winans a twin?
Marvin is the twin to Carvin Lawrence Winans.
Where are the Winans family from?
The huge family has its roots in Detroit, Michigan.
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