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Dorinda Clark-Cole Biography and Wiki
Dorinda Clark-Cole is an American gospel singer, songwriter, musician, talk show host, and evangelist who has won Grammy Awards. Clark-Cole is best known for being a member of the Clark Sisters, a family singing ensemble, and for being the daughter of renowned choral director Mattie Moss Clark. Two Grammy Awards have been won by Clark-Cole while she was a part of The Clark Sisters. The “Rose of Gospel Music” is how the music industry refers to her.
Dorinda Clark-Cole Age and Birthday
Clark-Cole is 64 years old as of 2022. She was born Dorinda Grace Clark-Cole on 19 October 1957 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. She celebrates her birthday on 19 October every year.
Dorinda Clark-Cole Nationality and Ethnicity
Clark-Cole is of American nationality by birth. She was born in Detroit, Michigan, United States. She is of mixed race. READ ALSO: BeBe Winans
Dorinda Clark-Cole Parents and Siblings
Clark–Cole was born to the late Elbert and Dr. Mattie Moss-Clark. With her sisters Karen, Twinkie, Jacky, and Denise, Clark-Cole started singing when she was a young child. The sisters frequently sang songs written and composed by their mother at their father’s church. Clark-Cole credits her mother, who saw in her the ability to sing and preaching at a young age, for her ferocious, convicting singing style. When other kids their age were playing outside in the 1960s and 1970s, Clark-Cole and her sisters had to concentrate on their family harmony.
Dorinda Clark-Cole Husband and Children
Is Dorinda Clark-Cole married? | Does Dorinda Clark have kids? Gregory Cole and Clark-Cole wed on December 2, 1978, and today they are the parents of Nikkia Cole and Gregory “Jay” Cole Jr. Additionally, Dr. Cole has two little ones.
Dorinda Clark-Cole Height
Clark-Cole stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Dorinda Clark-Cole Net Worth
Clark-Cole has an estimated net worth of $9 Million.
Dorinda Clark-Cole Religion
Along with her musical career, Clark-Cole has been evangelizing and giving speeches for over 20 years. Clark-Cole offers both domestic and foreign ministry in places including South Africa, England, Japan, Germany, France, and Korea. She created history in South Africa by being the country’s first woman to preach in front of more than 4,000 people. In addition to being a National Evangelist with a license, Assistant State Mother for the Michigan North Central Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction, and the Elect Lady of the COGIC’s International Evangelism Department since 2016, Clark-Cole is a pillar of the Church of God in Christ. Bishop Charles E. Blake appointed her to this position in 2016.
She is a ministry administrator at the Greater Emmanuel Institutional COGIC and taught at the Clark Conservatory of Music in Detroit. Academic institutions have also shown an interest in Clark-Cole’s preaching ministry.
Ashon Crawley, a religious scholar, says that Clark-Cole’s sermon, “Why Do I Come Back for More,” is examined as producing the worship space as a discontinuous and open sonic space, open to the other voices that both preceded her moment of being overcome with Spirit — such that other women gathered around, held, and hugged her —and extended the preacherly moment by sociality, through opening up and diffusing the very grounds for the concept, for preaching, for listeningCrawley would go on to offer a reading of Clark-Cole’s whooping that places the fundamental quality of such aesthetic sociality not in the fact that it can be shared, but rather in the fact that everyone must share it for life, for vitality. Crawley argues that this sharing in and as commons acts as a weapon against any form of marginalization or oppression.
Dorinda Clark-Cole Album
Dorinda Clark-Cole, Clark-self-titled Cole’s solo debut, received two Stellar Awards and a Soul Train Lady of Soul Award and was released in June 2002 on Gospo Centric Records/Zomba Label Group. I’m Coming Out, a popular single from the album was on it.
Dorinda Clark-Cole The Rose of Gospel
In August 2005, the same label published her second album, The Rose of Gospel. The album debuted in the top 5 of Billboard’s Gospel charts, received a Grammy nomination for Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album, and won the Stellar Award for Best Female Artist of the Year in 2007 and 2009 among other accolades. Producing both albums’ live segments was Asaph Ward.