Marvin Winans Bio

(Singer, Pastor)

Relationship Statistics of Marvin Winans

What is Marvin Winans marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Divorce
How many children does Marvin Winans have ? (name):Two (Marvin Jr. and Josiah Winans)
Is Marvin Winans having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Marvin Winans lesbian ?: No

More about the relationship

Marvin Winans’s current relationship status is single.

Previously, he was married to the gospel singer, Viviane Bowman. The wedding took place in June 1978. Together they have two sons, Marvin Jr. and Josiah Winans. Both of them are music producer by profession.

In 1995, the former couple got separated from each other from a divorce after 18 years of marriage. Also, he has a stepson, Mario Mendell Winans from Viviane’s first marriage.

Who is Marvin Winans?

American Marvin Winans is a Pastor and gospel singer. He is renowned as the founder of the Perfecting Church. 

Last, in 2011, he appeared in the musical drama, Mama I Want to Sing as Reverend Winter.

Fight Against COVID-19

Recently, appearing in the radio interview on The Joe Madison Show, his younger brother, Bebe Winans revealed that he is fighting against the COVID-19. Also, he mentioned that Marvin was hospitalized for 4 to 5 days after the symptoms such as fever and pneumonia.

However, he confirmed that he discharged from St. Joseph Hospital in Pontiac on Tuesday. Also, he mentioned that he is doing well along with all Winans Family including his mother, Delores. She is also suffering from symptoms too.

Marvin Winans- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Parents, Siblings

He was born as Marvin Lawrence Winans on the 5th of March 1958 in Detroit, Michigan. His late father, David Glenn Winans Sr. was a Gospel singer. Also, his mother, Delores Winans is a musical artist.

He has nine siblings that include six brothers, David, Ronald, Carvin, Michael, Daniel, and Benjamin ad three younger sisters, CeCe, Angelique, and Debra.

Marvin Winans
Caption: Marvin Winans (Source: CBS News)

He shares the same birthday with his twin brother, Carvin. They are of Dutch ethnicity. Details regarding her education are not available yet.

Marvin Winans- Professional Life, Career

In the ’70s, Marvin Winans started his career along with his brothers Ronald, Carvin, and Michael as Testimonial singer. Later, in 1995, they named the group The Winans. 

Moving forward, in 1981, the group released their debut album, Introducing The Winans. Later, in 1985, he earned a Grammy for the song, Bring Back the Days of Yea and Nay. Apart from singing for the group, he was also active as a songwriter.

In 1989, he founded the church Perfecting Church in his hometown, Detroit. Along with the church, he runs a school, Marvin L. Winans Academy of Performing Arts. Also, he is a pastor of the church.

In 2007, he released his debut solo singles, Alone, But Not Alone. Moving forward, on the 26th of June 2012, he launched the album, Marvin L Winans Presents The Praise and Worship Experience. The album was featured by the artist including Doen Moen, Marvin Sapp, and Donnie McClurkin.

Apart from rest, he also featured in the movies like I Can Do Bad All by Myself and 2011Mama I Want to Sing. 

Winans’ Awards, Nomination

  • 1986- Grammy Awards for Best Soul Gospel Performance in Male category.
  • 1989- Nominated for Grammy Awards.

Marvin’s Net Worth, Salary

Through his career as a gospel singer and pastor, he has made a net worth of $5 million. His earnings as a pastor are in the range of $26k – $78k.

Apart from that, as a gospel singer, his average salary is $72k.

Marvin Winans- Controversy, Rumors

Last, in 2018, a housekeeper of the Perfecting Church sued Marvin. At the time, she accused that Marvin and other church officials demanded her to contribute 10% of her previous year earnings $18,000 to the church.

Later, she lost her job as a housekeeper when she refused to denote the amount.

Body Measurements- Height, Weight

Marvin Winans is a black-eyed clean-shaven. Information regarding his height and weight is not disclosed yet.

Social Media Profiles

Marvin Winans has over 107k followers on Facebook and over 81.9k followers on Twitter. He is not active on Facebook.

On Twitter, he is following the personalities like Deion Sanders, Richelle Carey, and Tasha Cobbs Leonard.


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