Facts of Benjamin Winans
|Full Name:||Benjamin Winans|
|Age:||57 years 9 months|
|Birth Date:||September 17, 1962|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Capricorn|
|Birth Place:||Detroit, Michigan, the United States|
|Father's Name:||David Winans Sr.|
|Mother's Name:||Delores WInans|
|Profession:||Music producer, R&B singer, Songwriter|
|Height / How tall? :||6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)|
|Net Worth:||$4.5 million|
|Hair Color:||Light brown|
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BeBe Winans is an American Music producer, R&B singer, songwriter, and gospel singer. He is also a member of the noted Winans family.
BeBe Winans has released seven with BeBe & CeCe Winans with his sister CeCe and one with 3 Winans Brothers.
- 1 What is BeBe Winans Famous For?
- 2 BeBe Winans: Age, Bio, Parents, Family, Siblings, Childhood, Ethnicity
- 3 All About BeBe Winans’ Career
- 4 Covid-19
- 5 Awards and Nominations
- 6 Favorites
- 7 BeBe Winans: Net Worth
- 8 Is BeBe Winans married? Wife, Children, Marriage
- 9 Legal Controversies:
- 10 BeBe Winans: Height, Weight, Eye Color
- 11 Is BeBe Winans active on social media?
- 12 Did You Know?
What is BeBe Winans Famous For?
- Is an American Music Producer, R&B Singer, and Songwriter
- Has won four Grammy Awards
BeBe Winans: Age, Bio, Parents, Family, Siblings, Childhood, Ethnicity
BeBe Winans was born Benjamin Winans on September 17, 1962, in Detroit, Michigan. He was born to David Winans Sr. (father) and Delores Winans (mother). He, along with his nine siblings(Marvin, Carvins, Ronald, Daniel, Michael, David Winans Jr., Cece, Angelique, and Debra), started singing in the choir at Mount Zion Church of God and Christ in Detroit. All of the Winans brothers and sisters were talented singers and contributed greatly to the church choir, in which both Winans’s parents also performed. BeBe holds American citizenship but his ethnicity is unknown.
All About BeBe Winans’ Career
Winans began his career as a background singer for his famous brothers, The Winans. He and his sister, CeCe, joined the television show Praise the Lord as the “PTL Singers” in 1982 and released their first record, “Lord Lift Us Up”, in 1984. BeBe and CeCe Winans eventually recorded five albums together including the self-titled BeBe & CeCe Winans (1987), Heaven (1988), Different Lifestyles (1991), First Christmas (1993), and Relationships (1994).
BeBe recorded numerous solo albums including BeBe Winans (1997), Love & Freedom (2000), Live and Up Close (2002), My Christmas Prayer (2004), and Dream (2006). The song uses samples from the historic speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the 1963 March on Washington along with Winans’ singing of some of its passages. Winans has also recorded songs with such entertainers as Stevie Wonder, Brian McKnight, Whitney Houston.
In 2004, Winans made his film debut with a role in the remake of The Manchurian Candidate, featuring actors Denzel Washington and Meryl Streep. He also starred in the off-Broadway touring musical production of King Solomon Lives, A Nubian Love Story. Winans previously starred on Broadway in the shows Civil War and Don’t Get God Started and the national tour of What’s On the Hearts of Men.
In 2007, Winans began hosting his own nationally syndicated radio program, The BeBe Winans Radio Show.
He revealed that he was infected when he went to Detroit for a funeral ceremony of his friend. After his return, he started experiencing the symptoms of the coronavirus. As of now, he has been recovered from the virus.
In addition, his brother and mother are showing the symptoms of the virus. His brother, Marvin has been hospitalized for 4 to 5 days as he started having seizures and pneumonia. His mother is also facing the same symptoms.
Awards and Nominations
As an R&B and Gospel vocalist, writer, and producer, Winans has won four Grammy Awards, ten Dove Awards, six Stellar Awards, two NAACP Image Awards, and a Soul Train Music Award.
- Book: The Whitney I Knew
BeBe Winans: Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of around $4.5 million USD and his salary is in the range of $90k or above.
Is BeBe Winans married? Wife, Children, Marriage
He married Debra Denise Winans in 1997. They welcomed a son named Benjamin Winans Jr. and daughter, Miya Destiny Winans. However, their relationship did not work well and got divorced in 2003. In 2009, Debra filed a domestic violence case against him. Despite their difference, they are still putting their effort to be good parents. They were seen together in the graduation ceremony of their son, Benjamin.
He was involved in a legal battle with his former business manager, Eric Peterson in November 2007. He filed with a lawsuit accusing his manager that he has a breach of managerial contract and fraud him. In addition, he mentioned that his manager has taken advantage of him on many occasions that include pursing him to give power of attorney.
Apart from that, BeBe was arrested on March 11, 2009, in charge of domestic violence. His ex-wife claimed that he pushed her to the ground in front of their children. He was released from the charges on December 4, 2009.
BeBe Winans: Height, Weight, Eye Color
He has a height of 6 ft and weighs decent. Also, he has black eyes and has light brown hair.
He has around 242k followers on Instagram, around 429k followers on Facebook, and around 31k followers on Twitter.
Did You Know?
- He performed a duet with Eden Espinosa on the 2008 Alma Awards.
- In 2012, Winans released The Whitney I Knew.