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Shirley Caesar

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Birthday
13, 1938
Birthplace
Durham, NC
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
13, 1938 (age 80)
Birthplace
Durham, NC

About

Grammy Award-winning gospel singer and pastor known as the First Lady of Gospel Music. She started her career in the 1950s, earning a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017 from The Recording Academy.

Before Fame

She made her first gospel recording in 1951 at age 12.

Trivia

She has released seventeen albums, winning eleven Grammy Awards and seven Dove Awards.

Family Life

She was married to Bishop Harold I. Williams from 1983 up until his death in 2014.

Associated With

She performed with such icons as Patti LaBelle and Whitney Houston.