Yolanda Adams Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Husband, Net Worth, Albums

Yolanda Adams Biography

Yolanda Yvette Adams is well known as an American gospel singer, actress, and also host of her own nationally syndicated morning gospel show. In addition, she is one of the best-selling gospel artists of all time, having sold over 10 million albums worldwide.

How old is Yolanda Adams? – Age

Adams is 62 years old as of 2024. She was born on 27 August 1961, in Houston, Texas, United States, where she also grew up.

How tall is Yolanda Adams? – Height

The gospel singer stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inches (1.85 m) tall.

Yolanda Adams Mother, Father – Family

Adams is the eldest of six siblings, she was born in Houston, Texas.

Yolanda Adams Education

The gospel singer graduated from Sterling High School in Houston in 1979. Later after graduating from Texas Southern University, she started a career as a schoolteacher and also part-time model in Houston. However, she gave up teaching to perform full-time as a lead singer.

Is Yolanda Adams Married? – Husband

Adams got married to Troy Mason from 1987 until 1990. Adams added that spousal abuse was the reason for their divorce. Additionally in 1997, Adams married former NFL player Tim Crawford. Later, the couple divorced in August 2004 after a period of seven years. They are blessed with one daughter, Taylor Adams Crawford, who was born in 2001.

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Yolanda Adams Career

She first attracted the attention of Thomas Whitfield and also Sound of Gospel Records as a lead singer along with Houston’s Southeast Inspirational Choir affiliated together with the Church of God in Christ, under the direction of Carl Preacher, Brenda Waters, and also Shirley Joiner. Furthermore, the choir released the single “For My Liberty” in 1982 with her as the featured vocalist. Adams became featured on the Edwin Hawkins Music and also Arts Seminar Choir released Give Us Peace, together with a performance entitled “My Trust Lies in You” in 1986.

However, she signed a recording contract with Sound of Gospel which yielded her first album Just As I Am in 1987. Later in 1990, she was also discovered by producer/keyboardist Ben Tankard, and also signed to his independent label Tribute Records and besides released Through The Storm.

Day By Day

After nearly a period of four years without releasing an album, she returned in 2005 with Day By Day. However, charting higher than Mountain High…Valley Low on the Billboard 100 and also Billboard R&B Albums chart, it did not receive RIAA certification. Moreover, the album featured the singles “Be Blessed”, “Someone Watching Over You”, “This Too Shall Pass”, and also “Victory”.

Yolanda Adams Net Worth

The remarkable American gospel singer, radio host, actress, and record producer, has an estimated net worth of $6 million.


  • 1987: Just as I Am
  • 1991: Through the Storm
  • 1993: Save the World
  • 1995: More Than a Melody
  • 1996: Yolanda… Live in Washington
  • 1998: Songs from the Heart
  • 1999: Mountain High… Valley Low
  • 2000: Christmas with Yolanda Adams
  • 2001: The Experience
  • 2001: Believe
  • 2005: Day by Day
  • 2007: What a Wonderful Time
  • 2011: Becoming


  • In the House
  • The Parkers
  • The Gospel (film)
  • Ride Along 2
  • The Passion: New Orleans
  • Blue’s Clues & You!
  • Kingdom Business


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