Kirk Franklin! it is not a new name for all the music lovers. The award-winning musician is famous for leading urban contemporary gospel choirs such as The Family, God’s Property and One Nation Crew (1NC), and has won multiple awards, including thirteen Grammy Awards. Variety dubbed Franklin as a “Reigning King of Urban Gospel”.
To know his exact annual salary, Net worth, bio, age, real name and relationship scroll below our pages.
Biography of Kirk Franklin
The handsome and talented American gospel musician, songwriter, choir director, and the author was born as Kirk Dewayne Franklin. Later he got famous by his stage name Kirk Franklin. He celebrates his birthday every year on 26th January. In 1970, he had opened his eyes in Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America.
The American Choir the director had done his schooling from Oscar Dean Wyatt High School. Where he studied music with Jewell Kelly and the Singing Chaparrals. After completing his school level he became the pianist for the choir.
Married or Dating? Find out his relationship
Handsome America’s songwriter is a married man. He tied his knot with his longterm girlfriend Tammy Franklin on 20th January 1996. Before a wedding, he is the parents of a daughter named Carrington and a son called Kerrion. After the wedding, the duo shares two children Kennedy and daughter named Caziah Franklin in 2000.
Caption: Kirk’s daughter exchange vows with her long time boyfriend, 2017.
While the eldest daughter of the Author had also exchanged her vows with her longtime boyfriend. After looking at his relationship there is no doubt that he is a straight man.
Family life of Kirk Franklin
Sadly his father abandoned him while he was still in his mother’s womb. So, he had grown up with his Aunt in his hometown. However, Kirk met his late biological father in 2018 before he died of cancer. Where he spent his childhood collecting and resolving aluminum cans to raise money for Kirk to take piano lessons from the age of four. When he was eleven years old he joined the church choir and became the music director of the Mt. Rose Baptist Church adult choir at the age of eleven. He had celebrated his total 49 birthday to date.
Musician Kirk Franklin has a height of 5 ft 6 inch (168 cm) and has a weight of 77kg (170 pound). He has a studded body figure, which goes perfectly well with any kinds of clothes. Yes, he has a good fashion sense and the dressing looks iconic.
Career & Networth
Kirk’s Career took off after his first contract alongside his 17-man choir ‘The Family’. Later the handsome made his debut in the studio album Kirk Franklin & The Family (1993) was a major hit; it reached platinum status and spent 42 weeks atop Billboard Gospel Albums chart. He had also collaborative work God’s Property from Kirk Franklin’s Nu Nation alongside the gospel choir ‘God’s Property’.
His third song also topped Billboard charts for several weeks. In 2000 and 2001, his ‘The Family’ and soundtrack for the box-office hit film Kingdom Come was also released. Later after a year, the gifted singer released the album The Rebirth of Kirk Franklin which topped album charts for several weeks.
Caption: Kirk Franklin speaks about his career stages and family, 2019.
Apart from this, the Grammy Award winner was featured in the gospel music reality series Sunday Best (2007-2009), as well as Bible-themed game, show The American Bible Challenge (2013-14).
Being one of the versatile musicians, songwriters and Choir singers he had earned a huge name and fame in his lifetime career. The net worth of the Kirk Franklin has been estimated at around $ 8.5 million US dollars. While his exact annual salary is under review yet. There is no doubt that he is one of the highest-earning singers in the field of the music industry. In the upcoming years, it is sure that his net worth and salary will reach higher.