Best known for the album Try Me Again which reached on the top 12 on the Billboard Gospel Charts, Kim Burrell is a gospel singer hailing from Houston, Texas. Her next album ‘Everlasting’ after ‘Try Me Again’ with collaboration to Tommy Boy Gospel moreover reached the 10th position on the Billboard Gospel Charts.
Kim was giving back-to-back major hits until 2017 when her certain imbecile act became a national headline. However, it took her no time to get back to the spotlight.
Learn more to find out what has happened with her in 2017 and more about her!
The Grammy Award nominee Kim got married to a musician Joseph Wiley with whom she has a pending divorce. Although her ex-husband Joseph was suspected gay by some, that can’t be the fact as they together share a son on the name of their children. When it is asked why her ex-husband was suspected gay, it was Kim’s silliness that led this trouble to arise in her life.
In 2017, an internet personality, Andrew Caldwell made a viral video of her where she publicly stated being a homosexual is perverted, and when she was mocked relating to the statement, she further blamed the people as a devil and atheist.
She even humiliated Andrew, and in return, Andrew accused her husband Joseph of being a gay who left her for another man. Her this act led her to canceled her scheduled appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres’ show, the Texas University canceled her radio show and also, CW canceled her TV show.
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However, as of 2019, Kim is trying to defend the anti-gay comment she made two years ago and brought a new meaning of LGBT: Let God Be True Quickly.
As a child, Kim has only one son with her Philadelphian former husband, Joseph. However, information regarding her son is not disclosed yet. On the other hand, she hasn’t remarried after Joseph; she has no other children.
Being a daughter of a pastor, Kim started her venture singing from the church. Just at the age of one when she first performed solo in her father’s church choir. She grew up singing choirs and released her first album Try Me Again in 1995. Since her first album became a major hit, she gained wide attention and furthermore continued more in her career releasing more albums, songs, and dong live concerts.
She got featured in the Snoop Doggs' album Bible of Love which was released on 16 March 2019,
Besides that, she is also the leader of the Love and Liberty Fellowship Pentecostal Church.
With her top records on the Billboard and successful career, Kim is estimated to have a high net worth of around $5 million.
BIO- Age, Family & More
Kim was born on 26 August 1972 as Kimberly Burrell. She is the daughter of a pastor who served the Church of God in Christ (COGIC) and late mother Helen Graham Spears. Her family includes her other siblings Kathey, Dewayne (birthday on 27 October), Julius, and Karen. Erick Burrell is their half brother; however, they don’t openly agree it.
Family: Kim( on the left) with her father and siblings on the 2015 Father's Day. (Photo
Glimpses of her family are evident in her respective social media, where she can be seen pouring her emotion to them. Utmost, she misses her mother who is no more alive now as she died on 1 December 2013
She stands the height of 5’7” and weight of 77kg.