When people talk about the renowned and award-winning gospel singer and produce BeBe Winans, it is hard not to talk about his ex-wife Debra Denise Winans, especially after their devorce. Although she hasn’t published much about her personal biography to the general audience, there are still some interesting facts to know about her.
Who Is Debra Denise Winans?
Debra Denise Winans recognition first came after marrying the legendary gopel singer BeBe Winans. She got further public attention after having made headlines on the mainstream over her divorce from the gospel singer, allegedly over domestic abuse. Today, as much as she is still recognized as the ex-wife of BeBe Winans, she has made a name for herself as an author of the book Life Altered, Not Lost.
Debra came from a christian family that was dedicated to ministry. During her interview with the Lexi Show, she revealed that she has five brothers and one sister. Her sister died around 2005. Her brothers, just like her parents are in the ministry and are all pastors.
Debra Denis Winans’ Marriage
Debra met BeBe Winans in Atlanta through mutual friends. She was 23 years old then. They dated for a while, mostly a long distance relationship. They got engaged and finally tied the knot in 1987.
Debra Denis Winans’ Marriage was fairly rocky. According to her, the fact that they got married when BeBe Winans’ career was just taking off meant that she had to deal with her husband’s absence. She stated that at some point she felt like she was sharing her husband with the world, but her husband BeBe Winans seemed to have leaned more toward his career.
During their marriage, the Winans did not have kids until nine years later when they had their first baby girl, Miya Destiny Winans. They had their second child, Benjamin David Winans three years later.
Debra Denise Winans divorced her ex-husband BeBe Winans in 2003 alleging domestic abuse—both physical and verbal. The fallout in their marriage came also as a result of her insecurities as she stated during one of her interviews.
Again, in 2009, she made headlines after a judge dismissed her domestic violence charges against ex-husband BeBe Winan. This was around the time she had finished her book.
Education, Eperience, Career and Net Worth
Dr. Debra D. Winan Debra is a highly sought-after motivational speaker and educator who visits universities and conferences across the United States.
She studied Bachelor of Science in (ORCO) Organization and Communications with a minor in Women and Gender Studies at the Middle Tennessee State University.
She also hold an honorary doctorate in philosophy from Trinity International University of Ambassadors College.
Moreover she is the CEO of Linking Solutions, a Marketplace Network Company that helps businesses optimize processes and re-align them with the company’s original mission and goals in order to increase output and profitability.
Her Net Worth
If you are wondering what her net worth is, well, she has not published any information about that on any trusted sources.
Debra Denise Winans is a woman who through the hard time and uncertainity in a non-functional marriage, rose above all else. As she decribes it in her own words, she rose up “to live in a place of freedom, peace, and the pursuit of purpose”