Vickie Winans

Vickie Winans is a 64 year old American gospel singer who has released plenty of albums since 1985 which include ‘The Lady’, ‘Be Encouraged’, ‘How I Got Over’ and ‘Share the Laughter’.

Personal life

Vickie Winans was born on 18th October, 1953 in Detroit, Michigan. She belongs to mixed ethnicity and is an American by nationality. Her zodiac sign is Libra. Surprisingly, she happens to be the seventh child out of the twelve children that her parents Aaron and Mattie have. Vickie began singing at a very small age in churches. It was when she sang at the churches that Vickie discovered her inner potential and started aspiring to become a singer.

Vickie Winans can be searched on various social media platforms including instagram and twitter. She has amassed a good fan following of approximately 500k on instagram and that of 213k on twitter. However, Vickie is not a very avid internet user as she seldom posts her pictures online. Thus, not a lot of her fans get the opportunity to dig deeper into her personal life.

As per Vickie Winans’s biography, she has been married and divorced three times. She is blessed to have two children with her. As soon as she graduated from high school, she married Bishop Ronald Brown of Faith Tabernacle Deliverance Temple. Their wedding took place is South Carolina and the couple have a son named Mario before they decided to part ways. She then dated Marvin Winans for a very short time and even married him in 1978. While dating Marvin, Vickie gave birth to her son Marvin Jr. This couple too divorced after spending eighteen years together. Finally, Vickie Winans married Joe McLemore, a businessman, in 2003.


Vickie Winan’s career began after her marriage to Marvin. She joined the Light records and released an album titled ‘Be Encouraged’. The album became a huge hit as per the gospel genre which led to an increase in Vickie’s fan following. She then released another album ‘Total Victory’ in no time which was as successful as the first one. Vickie Winans joined the MCA Records in 1990. She released an album named ‘The Lady’ in 1991 which got nominated for the Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album in the Grammy Awards.

Vickie Winans joined the Intersound Records and released a song named ‘Vickie Winans’ which booked its place in the top 10 songs on the Gospel Charts. She went on to release numerous hit albums like ‘Share the Laughter’, ‘Live in Detroit’ and ‘Live in Detroit II’. All of these albums got highly praised by the masses and the people seemed to love Vickie’s voice.

Vickie took a hiatus during the years 2000 to 2002 wherein she stopped releasing her songs. She signed with the ‘Varity Records’ after that and has been unstoppable ever since. Thus, it is evident from above that Vickie Winans has had a great career and has succeeded in her work. This is why she has a net worth of $1 million today.

Last Modified: Mar 7, 2020

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