Deniece Williams Bio

(Soul singer)

Relationship Statistics of Deniece Williams

What is Deniece Williams marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Divorce
How many children does Deniece Williams have ? (name):Four(Kendrick Jr., Kevin, Forrest and Logan)
Is Deniece Williams having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Deniece Williams lesbian ?: No

More about the relationship

Deniece Williams is currently single.

However, she has been married three times previously. In 1971, she married her middle school lover Kendrick Williams and together they had two sons, Kendrick Jr. and Kevin. They separated and divorced in 1975.

Williams then married Christopher Joy who was an actor and minister. They divorced in August 1982 and had no children.

Again in 1986, Williams was married to Brad Westering, with whom she had two sons: Forrest and Logan. They divorced in 1993.

Who is Deniece Williams?

Deniece Williams is a Grammy award-winning American soul singer. She is also a songwriter, record producer, and musician. She is famous for her songs like, ‘Free’ in 1976, as well as hits like ‘It’s  Gonna Take a Miracle’ and ‘Let’s Hear it for The Boy’. She has won Four Grammys with twelve nominations altogether.

Deniece Williams – Age, Childhood, Education

Williams was born on June 3, 1951, in  Gary, Lake in the state of Indiana, United States. Her birth sign is Gemini.

She says that her parents had a beautiful voice.

She wanted to become a registered nurse and an anesthetist. Therefore, she got enrolled at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. Unfortunately, she dropped out of college because of her poor grades.

After dropping out of college, she got a part-time job singing at a club, Casino Royal. She enjoyed singing there. She also worked at a telephone company and as a ward clerk at the Chicago Mercy Hospital.

Deniece Williams – Career, Achievements

In the late 60s, she sang in a gospel choir and made her first recordings for the Chicago-based Toddlin’ Town label.

Her debut studio album was, ‘This is Niecy’ in 1976. It was her first solo album which was considered a stunning debut and the album provoked immediate acclaim and became a gold record in 1977.

People also recognize her as Niecy Williams because of that album.

She released another single called ‘Free’ in 1976. This song was able to peak at the number one spot in the U.K and also trended in ten countries.

Furthermore, all the songs she won a Grammy are gospel performances and albums.

These are the songs of Deniece Williams which won the Grammy awards

1987I Surrender All
1987They Say
1988I Believe In You
1999This is My Song

These are the Songs of Deniece Williams which were nominated for the Grammy Awards

1983It’s Gonna Take A Miracle
1984I’m So Proud
1984Whiter Than Snow
1985Let’s Hear It For The Boy
1987So Glad I Know
1989Do You Hear What I Hear
1990We Sing Praises

Deniece Williams – Net worth, Earning

Williams’s net worth is $3 million. Her primary source of income comes from being a soul singer.

Deniece Williams – Height, Weight

Williams’s height is 5 feet 4 inches and her weight is 64 kg. Her other body measurements are unknown.

Deniece Williams – Controversy, Rumors

On February 02, 2020, Sunday, a Facebook page called ‘R.I.P Deniece Williams’, attracted nearly a million likes. Many of her fans were shocked and started giving condolence on the Facebook page. However, this rumor has been proved fake by the February 2020 report.

Deniece Williams – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Williams’ Instagram account has 5,225 followers. She also a Twitter account with 13.3k followers, and a Facebook account having 150,246 likes and 145,079 followers.


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