Karen Clark-Sheard

Gospel Singer

Birthday November 15, 1960

Birth Sign Scorpio

Birthplace Detroit, MI

Age 62 years old

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Gospel singer who has won four Grammy Awards. After being a member of The Clark Sisters, she began a successful solo career with the debut release Finally Karen.

Before Fame

She sang in church with her family.


Sheard's second album, Second Chance, was inspired after a surgery accident that left her with a 2% survival chance.

Family Life

She married John Drew Sheard in 1984 and they had two children. One of her daughters is contemporary gospel singer Kierra Sheard.

Associated With

She sang with Twinkie Clark in The Clark Sisters.