Yolanda Yvette Adams, better known as Yolanda Adams, is a singer, actress, and music producer from the United States.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Yolanda Adams was born in Houston, Texas, on August 27, 1961. She has five brothers and sisters. She was raised in Texas and attended Sterling High School. In 1979, she graduated from high school. Yolanda attended Texas Southern University and, after graduating, began working as a teacher. Aside from that, she did some part-time modeling.
Both jobs were temporary because Adams has always enjoyed music, particularly singing choirs and gospel. She was influenced by the American gospel singer Thomas Whitfield and was also drawn to the choirs of the Church of God in Christ, a Christian church. She shaped her career in the same direction because she knew such great singers and musicians.
Yolanda Adams’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
Yolanda Adams, born on August 27, 1961, will be 60 years old on July 21, 2022. Her height is 1.84 meters, and her weight is 63 kilograms.
Yolanda Adams’s Profession & Career
Yolanda Adams was featured as a vocalist in the 1982 single For My Liberty by the choir of the Church of God in Christ. Give Us Peace by Edwin Hawkins Music and Arts Seminar Choir was another choir in which she appeared. Yolanda’s first album, Just As I Am, was released in 1987.
She signed with Tribute Records in 1990 and released her second album, Through The Storm. She worked with Ben Tankard, a producer, and keyboardist who admired Adams’ jazzy voice. In 1994, he included her on his album.
Her third album, Save the World, was released, including her signature song, The Battle Is The Lord’s. In 1995, she released her fourth album, More Than a Melody, with Ben producing most of the songs. Yolanda… Live in Washington was her fifth album, and Songs from the Heart was her final. Still, I Rise, one of her songs, was inspired by Maya Angelou’s same-name poem.
Yolanda Adams also had an album called Mountain High… Elektra Records released Valley Law in 1999. This album was a watershed moment in Yolanda’s career, as it was certified 2x platinum by the RIAA and earned her a Grammy Award. In 2001, she released a live album titled The Experience, for which she received a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album.
Achievements and Awards
Yolanda Adams has received five Grammy Awards, four Dove Awards from the Gospel Music Association, sixteen Stellar Gospel Music Awards, seven NAACP Image Awards, five BETA Awards, one American Music Award, and one Soul Train Music Award.
Yolanda Adams’s Salary and Net Worth
Shee has an estimated net worth of $8 million as of July 2022. All of her soulful music albums are well-liked and have contributed significantly to her net worth. Aside from that, Yolanda was the host of The Yolanda Adams Morning Show on Radio One, which debuted in 2007 and was broadcast on Urban Gospel stations.
|Celebrated Name||Yolanda Adams|
|Real Name||Yolanda Yvette Adams|
|Age||60 years old|
|Birth Date||27 August 1961|
|Birth Place||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Husband||Timothy Crawford Jr. (m. 1997–2004), Troy Mason (m. 1987–1990)|
|Children||Yes (Taylor Ayanna Crawford)|
|Profession||American gospel singer|
|Net Worth||$8 million|