|Real Name/Full Name||Shirley Ann Caesar- Williams|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Shirley Caesar|
|Birth Place:||Durham, North Carolina, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||13 October 1938|
|Age/How Old:||84 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 193 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 3″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 89 Kg
In Pounds – 198 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father –James Caesar
Mother –Hannah Caesar
|Siblings:||Julius Caesar, Joyce Caesar, Solomon Caesar, Cleo Caesar, Anne Caesar price, LeRoy Caesar and Virginia Caesar|
|Husband/Spouse Name:||Harold Ivory Williams [m. 1983-2014]|
|Profession:||American Gospel music singer, songwriter, and recording artist|
|Net Worth:||$18 million|
|Last Updated:||June 2023|
Shirley Caesar is a well-known American Gospel music singer. She is referred to as the “The First Lady of Gospel.” She has released many albums in her career and has been active for over six years. As a songwriter and an artist, she has won a lot of accolades. Also, she has sold millions of albums worldwide and has done many MCI Communications’ commercials.
Well, how well do you know about Shirley Caesar? If not much, here is what we know about Shirley Caesar to date.
Biography and Early Life
Shirley was born on 13 October 1938. She is the daughter of James Caesar, who was a famous local gospel singer, and Hannah Caesar. Her birthplace is Durham, North Carolina, United States. She is an American by nationality. She was born together with her seven other siblings, three brothers, and four sisters, namely, Julius Caesar, Solomon Caesar, LeRoy Caesar, Joyce Caesar, Cleo Caesar, Anne Caesar Price, and Virginia Caesar Reed.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Shirley Caesar in 2023 and what is her height and weight? Well, Shirley Caesar’s age is 84 years old as of today’s date 3rd June 2023 having been born on 13 October 1938. Though, she is 6′ 3″ in feet and inches and 193 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 198 lbs in Pound and 89kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark Brown and hair color is Black.
After finishing primary and high school, she joined the Shaw University and pursued B. Sc. Degree in Business Administration. Later, she joined the Divinity School of Duke University and was bestowed with honorary doctorates from the two universities. Apart from her career in singing, she is also an educated woman.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
Shirley got married to Bishop Harold 1. Williams. Together, they became co-pastors of Mount Calvary Word of Faith Church in Raleigh, North Carolina. After a 31 period of marriage, his husband died. She says that her mother was a great influence in her decision to give selflessly of herself.
In the church, which she started with her husband, she is the senior pastor now though she has an executive pastor who leads weekly programs and preaching while she continues to record and perform in concerts countrywide. She also holds her annual outreach ministries conference. The outreach ministry provides food, shelter, clothing, toys for children, and financial assistance to those in need.
She is not open concerning her children if she has or not.
Is Shirley Caesar Lesbian?
Shirley Caesar is neither a lesbian nor a gay. First, she is a ministry woman and the senior pastor of Mount Calvary Word of Faith Church in North Carolina, which she started with her late husband, Bishop Harold l. Williams. Also, her sexual orientation is straight, and that proves her stand.
Shirley began her career by performing for her friends and family at her young age. At the age of 12 years, she recorded her first song and became a member of the gospel group called The Caravans, where she remained in it till 1966. She has sung with different famous names like Dorothy Norwood, Albertina Walker, Inez Andrews, and Delores Washington. She later decided to become a solo career and released albums like “I’ll Go,” “First Lady,” and “My Testimony.”
Also, she has managed to release a number of albums since she started being solo which includes; ‘Stand Still,’ ‘Christmas with Shirley Caesar,’ ‘live… He Will Come’, ‘a Miracle in Harlem’ and ‘Just a Word.’ More albums include; ‘Form the Heart,’ ‘Jesus, I Love Calling Your Name,’ ‘Sailin,’ ‘Go,’ ‘I Remember Mama,’ ‘Live in Chicago,’ ‘Her Very Best’ and ‘He’s Working It Out for You.’
As from 2000, her albums includes; ‘I Know the Truth,’ ‘A City Called Heaven,’ ‘The Gospel Legends,’ ‘Good God’ and ‘Hymns.’ Her recent album is ‘Fill This House,’ and she has starred in movies like; ‘Why Do Fools Fall in Love,’ ‘Unseen’ and ‘Fighting Temptations.’
Shirley is among the successful singers. She has won a total of eleven Grammy Awards and 28 nominations. She has been invested in Gospel Music Hall Fame and has won the Rhapsody & Rhythm Award by the National Museum of African American Music. She has won seven Dove Awards. She was also conferred with the National Heritage Fellowship by The National Endowment for the Arts.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Shirley Caesar in 3rd June 2023
As of 2023, Caesar has an estimated net worth of more than $18 million. She has released a lot of albums in her career, thus making her wealthy. Also, she has sold millions of albums worldwide, which has played a role in her income. Acting in movies and being seen in the television series “Good News” has also helped in raising his income.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Shirley is a senior pastor by herself though her most focus is on singing since she has set an executive to conduct church programs during the week.
Shirley Caesar is a well-known gospel singer in the whole world. She is influential though positively and has been performing for decades. Her success is an inspiration to many since she started performing for her friends and family member, and through that, she has become a well- known all over the globe.