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Yolanda Adams Biography

Yolanda Adams
Yolanda Adams
Full Name/Real Name: Yolanda Yvette Adams
Age: 58 years
Birth Date: 27 August 1961
Birth Place: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 1.85 m
Weight: 63 kg
Nationality: American
Spouse: Timothy Crawford Jr. (m. 1997–2004), Troy Mason (m. 1987–1990)
Children: Taylor Ayanna Crawford
Dating: N/A
Profession: Gospel singer, record producer, actress, and former radio host
Net Worth in 2019: $6 million

Famous American gospel singer, actor and record producer, Yolanda Adams is well-known in the entertainment industry. Earlier, Yolanda Adams hosted her own morning gospel show. Yolanda is renowned as ‘First Lady of Modern Gospel,’ ‘Queen of Contemporary Gospel Music’ and ‘Reigning Queen of Urban Gospel.’

But do you know how much is Yolanda Adams’s net worth in 2019 and how old is she? If you do not know, we have prepared the following article in which you can find everything that interests you about Yolanda Adams’s life and career. We have prepared this article for you not only about details of Yolanda Adams’s career, professional life and personal life, but also about her net worth, age, height, weight and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

As of 2019, Yolanda Adams has a net worth of $6 million.

Early Life & Biography:

Yolanda Yvette Adams was born on 27th August in the year 1961 in Houston, Texas, the US. She is the eldest of six children. After finishing studies at Sterling High School in Houston (1979), Yolanda Adams graduated from Texas Southern University.

Yolanda Adams’s Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Yolanda Adams was born on 27 August 1961 and currently as of 2019, she is 58 years old. Statistics put Yolanda Adams height as 1.85 m. and weight 63 kg.

Yolanda Adams Personal Life: Affair, Dating, Boyfriend, Husband, Family & Children

Relationship Statistics of Yolanda Adams

What is Yolanda Adams marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
Is Yolanda Adams having any relationship affair? N/A
Is Yolanda Adams Lesbian/Gay? No
Who is Yolanda Adams’s Spouse? (name): Timothy Crawford Jr. (m. 1997–2004), Troy Mason (m. 1987–1990)
Does Yolanda Adams Have Any Kids? Yes (Taylor Ayanna Crawford)

In 1997, Yolanda Adams got married to Tim Crawford Jr., a retired NFL player. They have a child named Taylor Adams Crawford (b. 2001). However, the couple got divorced in 2004.

Career, Awards & Nominations:

After college, Yolanda worked as a school teacher and part-time model in Houston but, quit both jobs. Yolanda Adams became a full-time singer in choir and gospel. She was inspired by Thomas Whitfield, an American gospel singer. Also, she got attracted to choirs of the Church of God in Christ, the Christian Church.

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In 1982, the Church of God in Christ released a single, ‘For My Liberty’ highlighting Yolanda Adam as a vocalist. Edwin Hawkins Music and Arts Seminar Choir released ‘Give Us Peace’ highlighting Yolanda Adams.

In 1987, Yolanda Adams released the first album, ‘Just As I Am.’ In 1990, after signing with Tribute Records, she released the second album, ‘Through The Storm.’ Yolanda joined Ben Tankard, keyboard player, and the producer. Yolanda released the third album ‘Save the World’ with her signature song, ‘The Battle Is The Lord’s.’ In 1995, Yolanda Adams released the fourth album ‘More Than a Melody’ having lots of songs from Ben Tankard’s album.

Yolanda Adams released fifth album ‘Yolanda… Live In Washington’. Yolanda Adams released sixth album ‘Songs from the Heart’ in which she added the song, ‘Still I Rise’ influenced by Maya Angelou’s poem with the same name. In 1999, Yolanda Adams released the famous album ‘Mountain High…Valley Low’ by Elektra Records. She released a live album ‘The Experience in the year 2001’.

Throughout her gospel singer profession, Yolanda Adams has won several prestigious awards. She won 5 Grammy Awards, 4 Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, 16 Stellar Gospel Music Awards, 7 NAACP Image Awards, 5 BETA Awards, 1 American Music Awards, and 1 Soul Train Music Awards.

Yolanda Adams Net Worth & Earnings in 2019

Yolanda Adams Net Worth
Yolanda Adams Net Worth

As of 2019, The net worth of Yolanda Adams is $6 million. Earlier, Yolanda Adams earned from hosting her own show called ‘The Yolanda Adams Morning Show’ on Radio One. It was aired on Urban Gospel stations but, now Yolanda does not host her shows. Yolanda Adams has released several hit albums for which she has won numerous awards. As per SoundScan, Yolanda Adams has sold 4.5 million albums in the US and 8 million albums globally since 1991 to September 2009. On 11th December 2009, Billboard named Yolanda Adams as No.1 Gospel Artist of the last decade. Same time, Yolanda Adam’s album ‘Mountain High… Valley Low’ was considered the best gospel album.

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Yolanda Adams is an active spokesperson for ‘Operation Rebound,’ a FILA Corporation program that helps inner-city children.