Karen Clark Sheard Net Worth — The Inspiring Career of the Gospel Singer
Grab all the details on the net worth of the American gospel singer Karen Clark Sheard.
Karen Clark Sheard is one of the stars in the gospel music, and she's been prominent in the industry for a long time now as the member of the American gospel group 'The Gospel Group.' The gospel group is one of the most successful ones of its kind, often credited for being the pioneers of contemporary gospel music.
As a top-notch gospel artist of the country, Karen also has made quite a good amount of money from her career. Let's find out how much the 59-year-old made from her works over the years.
What is Karen Clark Sheard's Net Worth?
As of April 2020, Karen Clark Sheard possesses an estimated net worth of $10 million. Her earnings from the years of involvement in the gospel music are the major contributions to the singer's current net worth.
Karen Clark Sheard is worth $10 million at present.
Karen Sheard released her debut album 'Finally Karen' on November 4, 1997. The critically acclaimed solo album rose her to prominence and it was nominated for the 1998's Grammy Awards in the category of 'Best Soul Gospel Album.' The album earned her the Lady of Soul Award for 'Best Female Vocalist'. The single 'Balm in the Gilead' from the album became the hit song of the album.
Karen released her second album '2nd Chance' in 2002, inspired by her survival of blood burst during a minor surgery in 2001. The album featured the song 'A Secret Place' that became a classic among fans. After this, she released two more albums: 'The Heavens Are Telling' and 'It's Not Over.'
Karen recorded another 'All in One,' which debuted at number 3 on the U.S. Billboard Gospel Chart and number 98 on Billboard's Top 200 albums chart. The single 'Prayed Up' from the album has topped at number 10 on the U.S. Billboard Gospel Songs chart to date.
Karen Clark Sheard Personal Life
Karen Clark Sheard was born on November 15, 1960 in Detroit, Michigan. She is the youngest child of her father Elbert Clark and mother Dr. Mattie Moss Clark. Her father was a Reverend and her mother was a pioneering gospel choral director. Her siblings were Leo, Jacky, Denise, Elbernita "Twinkie" and Dorinda.
Karen Clark Sheard is the youngest child of her father Elbert Clark and mother Dr. Mattie Moss Clark.
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Karen began gospel singing with her sisters Jacky, Denise, Elbernita "Twinkie" and Dorinda at the age of 6. The sisters later went on to form the group 'The Clark Sisters,' and the rest is history.
Karen Clark Sheard married the Detroit-based minister Bishop J. Drew Sheard on n June 16, 1984. He is the senior pastor of Greater Emmanuel Institutional Church of God in Christ in Detroit. The couple share two children: Kierra "Kiki" Sheard and John Drew "J. Drew" Sheard II. Her daughter Kierra is a renowned gospel recording artist, and she has released four albums to date. Karen's son J. Drew is a musician and producer.
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