Is Yolanda Adams married? No, she isn’t. She is living a single life with freedom from the worries of the relationship. However, she has often been surrounded by rumors of keeping her conjugal life and husband identity secret. There is a high chance of such rumors being wrong.
Adams was previously married to Troy Mason in 1987 but unfortunately, their conjugal life couldn’t last for a longer time. The separated 1998 and the reason behind the split was said to be the abuse of her husband. Her second marriage took place with former NFL player Timothy Crawford Jr. They enjoyed their married life from 1997 to 2004. Before being divorced, the couple was blessed with a child daughter named Taylor Adams Crawford who was born in the year 2001. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Adams:
Who is Yolanda Adams?
Born as Yolanda Yvette Adams, she is an American gospel singer, actress and a popular record producer. She is also known for being the former host of her own nationally syndicated morning gospel show on radio. With millions of albums sold copies, she is one of the most popular and demanded public figures in the field of the music industry.
For her incredible performances and unforgettable contribution, she is also named as the “Queen of Contemporary Gospel Music” in the industry. Further, she is also honored by naming her as the “First Lady of Modern Gospel”. Adams turned as the No. 1 Gospel Artist of the last decade on 11th December 2009.
Early Life and Education
The American gospel singer was born on August 27, 1961, which makes Yolanda Adams’ age be 59 years old as of 2020. Adams’ place of birth is in Houston, Texas, the United States of America. She was born to the parents named Carolyn Jean Adams (mother) and Major Adams (father). Talking more about her family, Adams has other five siblings and was the eldest among the children.
Regarding her education and academic achievements, she went to Sterling High School in Houston and completed her graduation in 1979. For her further education, she attended the Texas Southern University. Adams was passionate about singing from her young age and music was all the passion she used to hold.
Career and Professional Life
Adams initially started her working life as a schoolteacher after accomplishing her degree from Texas Southern University. She also started working as a part-time model in her hometown. Despite being involved in teaching and modeling, her dream was to earn success in the music industry. Eventually, she decided to give up her teaching profession and started being focused to become a lead singer.
She appeared into the limelight after receiving the attention of Thomas Whitfield and Sound of Gospel Records with Houston’s Southeast Inspirational Choir as a lead singer. She was also seen on the Edwin Hawkins Music and Arts Seminar Choir in 1986. In 1987, she made signing with Sound of Gospel which made her able to release her first album Just As I Am. Later with the beginning of 1990’s, producer/keyboardist Ben Tankard discovered her and made her sign to his independent label Tribute Records.
In 1991, she released her second album entitled Through the Storm. In 1993, the gospel singer released her third album entitled Save the World which includes the tracks like Before I Tell Them, I’ll Always Remember, Let Us Worship Him, The Battle Is The Lord’s and much more.
After two years, Yolanda released her fourth album More Than a Melody in October 1995. The producers of this album were Ben Tankard and BeBe Winans. On June 1, 1996, Yolanda presented her next studio album entitled Yolanda… Live in Washington which includes the tracks like “The Battle Is the Lord’s”, “Praise Your Holy Name”, “Through The Storm” and so on.
Yolanda continued her musical journey by launching her fifth studio album entitled Songs from the Heart including the popular tracks like Lord, I Want To Be A Christian and Only Believe. This album also includes a single entitled Still I Rise which is dedicated to activist Rosa Parks.
Her next release was Mountain High… Valley Low which includes one of the most popular singles i.e. Open My Heart. The album got released on September 21, 1999. On October 13, 2000, Yolanda released her first Christmas album named Christmas with Yolanda Adams. In the following year, she came back with her next studio album The Experience which was released on March 20, 2001. It includes the tracks like Believe I Can Fly, n The Midst Of It All, I Believe I Can Fly and so on.
On December 4, 2001, Yolanda presented her next studio album named Believe featuring the singles “I’m Gonna Be Ready” and “Never Give Up.” “Day by Day” was her next huge successful album which was released on August 30, 2005. Adams released her next album named What a Wonderful Time on October 17, 2007.
The album includes some of the most popular songs like “Do You Hear What I Hear”, “Hold On”, “Give Love on Christmas Day”, My Favorite Things”, “Little Drummer Boy” and so on. Her last album released as of now is Becoming which was released on May 3, 2011, and includes 11 single tracks in it.
Yolanda Adams was previously married to Troy Mason. According to the gospel singer, she went through spousal abuse and therefore decided to take a divorce from him. Her second marriage took place with NFL player Tim Crawford with whom she divorced in August 2004. In 2001, she gave birth to a daughter named Taylor Adams Crawford.
The famous American gospel singer has a tall height of 6 feet and 1 inch. She weighs about 63 kilograms which are said to be balanced as per her height. As per some wiki sites, her body measurement is said to be approximately 36-26-35 inches. Yolanda has highlighted blonde color hair and is blessed with black eye color. As far as her feet size and dress size are concerned, she needs the shoe size of 10 and her dress size is not unknown.
Salary and Net worth
American gospel singer Yolanda Adams has an estimated net worth of 5 million USD. Her exact amount of salary and earnings which she generates from her tours and performances are not revealed. She has already released 13 studio albums which are commercially successful. Further, she has also published her Christian book named Points of Power in 2010. With an impressive financial net worth, Yolanda has also garnered few prestigious awards in her name.
As of now, Yolanda has amassed five Grammy Awards and is the winner of sixteen Stellar Gospel Music Awards. Further, she is the winner of one American Music Award, seven NAACP Image Awards and four of the Gospel Music Association’s Dove Awards. She has turned as the winner of five BET Awards, one Soul Train Music and seven NAACP Image Awards. Yolanda had also contributed the FILA Corporation’s Operation Rebound as a spokesperson.
Wiki and Facts
The five times Grammy Award winner is also called by various names like “The First Lady of Modern Gospel”, “Queen of Contemporary Gospel Music” and “The Reigning Queen of Urban Gospel”. Most of the demanded wiki sites like IMDb and Wikipedia have provided Yolanda’s biography on their pages. Join her on Facebook @yolandaadamslive, on Instagram @yolandaadams and on Twitter @yolandaadams where Yolanda Adams has retained more than 2.3 million, 819k followers and 412k followers respectively. For business inquiries, one can contact Yolanda through her email address i.e. [email protected]. For bookings and contact, you can also visit Yolanda’s website www.yolandaadamslive.com.