CeCe Winans Biography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary and Net Worth
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- What does Winans do for a living?
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- What are Winans’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Winans married or does she have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Winans have any children?
- Where is Winans now?
- How tall is Winans?
- How much money does Winans earn?
- What is Winans’s net worth?
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Who is CeCe Winans?
Priscilla Marie Winans Love professionally known as Cece Winans is a prominent American gospel singer. She has been awarded 15 Grammy Awards, the most for a female gospel singer. She has also received 28 GMA Dove Awards, 16 Stellar Awards, and 7 NAACP Image Awards, among many other awards and honors as the greatest gospel artist of the time. Cece is the best-selling and most-awarded gospel artist of all time.
Winans has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and has 17 million record sales certified by RIAA, and over 19 million estimated in estimated total sales as a solo artist. Her albums have been listed by Billboard magazine as top Christian music sellers and six albums as a duo with her elder brother Bebe Winans.
How Old is CeCe Winans?
She is 57 years old as of April 2022, having been born on October 8, 1964, in Detroit Michigan, U.S. Winans shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Bruno Mars, Funny Mike, Bella Thorne, Famous Ocean, Nick Cannon, and many more.
CeCe Winans Family
Who are CeCe Winans Parents?
She was born to David Winans (Father) and Delores Winans (Mother)
Does CeCe Winans have Siblings?
She has nine siblings. Seven brothers by the names of BeBe Winans, Marvin Winans, Ronald Winans, Carvin Winans, Michael Winans, Daniel Winans, and David Winans Jr., And two sisters by the names of Debra Renee Winans-Lowe and Angelique Winans-Caldwell.
CeCe Winans Education
She received her high school education at Mumford High School. And after high school enrolled at Belmont University where she graduated.
CeCe Winans Marital Status
She is married to the love of her life Alvin Love II. The couple resides in Brentwood, Tennessee.
CeCe Winans Kids
She has two kids with her husband Alvin Love II. A son by the name of Alvin Love III and a daughter by the name of Ashley Love.
CeCe Winans Career
A duo Career with BeBe Winanns
In 1981, she first went to Charlotte, North Carolina as a singer on the popular Christian telecast, The PTL Club hosted by Jim and Tamy Faye Bakker. She and her elder brother BeBe became a duo during their time in PTL and produced a version of the song “Up Where We Belong”. In 1984, she and her brother released their first album Lord Lift Us Up, for PTL Records. The duo achieved great success eventually releasing nine Gold and Platinum recordings billed as BeBe & CeCe Winans. In 1984, CeCe left PTL just before getting married, while her brother left in 1985. Their second album entitled BeBe & CeCe Winans was released in 1987.
A Solo Career
CeCe began her solo career in 1995, with her album Alone in His Presence. The album earned her a Grammy Award and two Dove awards while it sold more than a million copies. Also, she earned the Female Vocalist of the Year. Her next work was in 1998, when she released the Gold-Certified singles: “Well Alright” and “Slippin”. She started her own recording company in 1999, PureSprings Gospel. Her first work on her label was the album Alabaster Box in 1999. In the year 2000, she released a concert VHS titled Live at the Lambs Theater in New York. In 2001, she released her next self-titled album, CeCe Winans.
A single from the album “Anybody Wanna Pray” included a guest appearance by GRITS. The second single “Say A Prayer” crossed over into the CCM market. Winans returned to music in 2003, after taking a two-year break from releasing albums. She returned with the album Throne Room. 1000 of the first copies issued with a bonus, contained exclusive interviews with the artist. The 25-city tour Throne Room with the group Anointed in 2004, featured free admission and was followed by a DVD release of the concert recorded in Tennessee. Around September 2004, she experienced what she thought was the flu but turned out to be a serious stomach infection. She was therefore hospitalized immediately for surgery. Because of the extended recovery time, the second half of the Throne Room Tour was postponed to early 2005.
Her seventh album entitled Purified was released in 2005. And Mario Winans (her nephew) was one of the four producers. Her son Alvin III co-wrote several songs on the album and her younger sisters Angie and Debbie performed. Some of her Top Ten R&B radio hits include “Count On Me” a duet with Whitney Houston from the Waiting to Exhale soundtrack. The single reached No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100, No. 4 on the Adult Contemporary chart, No. 8 on the Billboard R&B Singles chart, and was also certified Gold in the US. On April 1, 2008, she released her eighth album Thy Kingdom Come featuring the single “Waging War”. BeBe and CeCe reunited on October 6, 2009, with an album named Still released by Malaco Records.
Their duo album featured collaborations with Marvin Winans and contemporary gospel singing duo Mary Mary. Winans alongside BeBe and Mary Mary featuring the West Angeles Choir, performed on December 23, 2010, on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. From years 2012 to 2014, she was a judge on BET’s gospel singing competition Sunday Best along with her brother BeBe. She released her tenth album, Let Them Fall in Love in 2017. For this album, she won two Grammy Awards for Best Gospel Performance/Song and Best Gospel Album. Winans in 2021, released her first live worship album, Believe for It.
A Publishing Career
She has authored three books: On A Positive Note, a memoir released on August 1, 2000. Throne Room: Ushered Into the Presence of God, a devotional released on January 1, 2004. And coauthored with Claire Cloninger in Always Sisters: Becoming the Princess You Were Created to Be, released on July 17, 2007, co-written with Claudia Mair Burney.
CeCe Winans Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well curved and beautiful body is a height of 5ft 3inches (1.59m) and a weight of 59kg (130lbs)
CeCe Winans Salary and Net Worth
Her salary is not documented on the internet, but she has a net worth of $8 million.