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Kirk Franklin Net Worth

Kirk Franklin Net Worth is
$8.5 Million

Kirk Franklin Bio/Wiki 2018

It’s been estimated the present amount of Kirk Franklin net worth reaches 8.5 million bucks. Kirk Franklin is mainly called a gospel singer, yet, he’s also a manager of a a writer and a choir, and these resources have added a lot of monetary success to the total amount of Kirk Franklin net worth, at the same time. Kirk Franklin is credited with directing a lot of modern gospel groups for tremendous successes in the entire world. Moreover, his involvement assessed and in to music business continues to be given. Kirk Franklin is called a receiver of seven Grammy awards. His first-ever contract was acquired by Kirk Franklin, when he was seven years-old.

Kirk Franklin Net Worth $8.5 Million

Yet, this chance was not taken by his aunty and didn’t let small Kirk Franklin to become involved into it. Yet, his church choir was shortly joined by Kirk Franklin. His mom deserted him and he grew up in a treatment of his aunty, when he was a newborn infant. She’d typically roll up and re sell cans of aluminium, when he was four years-old, Kirk Franklins aunt as a way to buy them and began to create Kirk Franklin to piano lessons. Kirk Franklin became a massive success in enjoying the pianoforte. He finally started enjoying it by ear and reading audio.

As a way to prevent problems when being a teen, his grandma determined to register Kirk Franklin in to a conservatory. He was approved to it and initially he revealed superiority in his function. Yet, his girl friend became pregnant and a rebellious character of Kirk Franklin advanced and, because of this, Kirk Franklin was expelled in the conservatory. After being expelled he came back to his church where he stayed a manager of the adult choir, and that is among the principal source of Kirk Franklin net worth, which produced him a tremendous ace all around the globe, since he started a choir manager at an incredibly youthful age.

Full NameKirk Franklin
Net Worth$8.5 Million
Date Of BirthJanuary 26, 1970
Place Of BirthFort Worth, Texas, United States
Height5 ft 5 in (1.66 m)
ProfessionRecord producer, Songwriter, Musician, Author, Music Director, Singer, Actor
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseTammy Collins (m. 1996)
ChildrenKennedy Franklin, Carrington Franklin, Kerrion Franklin, Caziah Franklin
ParentsGertrude Franklin
NicknamesKirk D. Franklin, Franklin, Kirk, Kirk Dwayne Franklin, Heavenly, Kirk Franklin awards, Kirk Franklin & The Family, Kirk Franklin and Nu Nation
AwardsGrammy Award for Best Gospel Album, Grammy Award for Best Gospel Song, Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance/Song, Billboard Music Award for Top Gospel Album, Billboard Music Award for Top Gospel Artist, Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album, BET Award for Best Gospel/Inspirational ...
Music GroupsGeorgia Mass Choir, 1NC, I Smile, Imagine Me, Why We Sing, Beaumont, TX, United States, Merrillville, IN, United States, Baltimore, MD, United States
NominationsGrammy Award for Song of the Year, Grammy Award for Best R&B Song, Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Series or Special, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single – Male, Soul Train Music Aw...
MoviesHuntsville, TX, United States, Joyful Noise, Something to Sing About, Hopeville, Sweating in the Spirit: A 3-in-1 Gospel Workout, Celebration of Gospel: Taking You Higher, Kirk Franklin: The Nu Nation Tour, Gotta Have Gospel Gold, Kirk Franklin: The Rebirth of Kirk Franklin: Live, Celebration of Gos...
TV ShowsSunday Best, One Day, Huntsville, TX, United States
1Has openly discussed his struggle with pornography addiction.
2Kirk has two children from his marriage with Tammy: Kennedy, born in 1997, and Caziah, born in 1999. Kirk has a son from a previous relationship, Kerrion, born in 1988. Tammy also has a daughter from a previous relationship, Carrington, born in 1989.
3Is the first gospel singer to have his music featured on a movie soundtrack.


Saturday Night Live2016TV Series performer - 1 episode
Joyful Noise2012performer: "In Love" / writer: "In Love"
90210TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Norbit2007performer: "Looking for You" / writer: "Looking for You"
My Brother2006writer: "Why We Sing" - as K. Franklin
The Gospel2005performer: "Still Alive", "Ooh Child Urban Mix" / producer: "Still Alive", "Please Answer", "Peace Like a River" / writer: "Awesome God He Reigns", "Still Alive", "Please Answer", "Peace Like a River", "Everything's Gonna Be Alright", "Seasons Change", "Child's Song", "Now Behold the Lamb"
Higher Ground: Voices of Contemporary Gospel Music2004Video documentary writer: "Stomp Remix", "Holy One"
Boycott2001TV Movie performer: "Revolution" / writer: "Revolution"
Kingdom Come2001performer: "Kingdom Come", "Thank You" / producer: "Kingdom Come", "It's Alright", "Someday", "Every Woman", "Stand", "Thy Will Be Done", "Daddy's Song", "Try Me", "Thank You" / writer: "Kingdom Come", "It's Alright", "Someday", "Every Woman", "Stand", "Thy Will Be Done", "Daddy's Song", "Try Me", "Thank You"
Play It to the Bone1999writer: "Gonna Be a Lovely Day"
Any Given Sunday1999performer: "REVOLUTION" / writer: "REVOLUTION"
The Preacher's Wife1996writer: "Joy"
Get on the Bus1996performer: "My Life Is In Your Hands" / producer: "My Life Is In Your Hands" / writer: "My Life Is In Your Hands"
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood1996performer: "Don't Give Up"


Centric Celebrates Selma: 50th Anniversary Music Special2015TV Movie
Joyful Noise2012Baylor Sykes
Sweating in the Spirit2005Video
The Proud Family2003TV SeriesReverend Haygood
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2001TV Series
Something to Sing About2000TV MovieCharles
Sister, Sister1998TV SeriesJames Henry


Angel Wishes: Journey of a Spiritual Healer2009
Stomp1997Video short


Sunday Best2015TV Series executive producer - 1 episode


The Hot 102011TV Series thanks - 2 episodes


31st Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards2016TV SpecialHimself
Saturday Night Live2016TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Covered-Alive in Asia2016DocumentaryHimself
The View2014-2016TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Steve Harvey2016TV SeriesHimself
The Real2015TV SeriesHimself
Being2015TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Sunday Best2007-2015TV SeriesHimself - Host
Sidewalks Entertainment2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Celebration of Gospel2012TV MovieHimself
43rd NAACP Image Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
The Mo'Nique Show2010-2011TV SeriesHimself
American Idol2011TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
The Hot 102011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Praise the Lord2002-2010TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest Host
Tavis Smiley2010TV SeriesHimself
24th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
Life on the Edge: A Global Crisis2008TV MovieHimself
39th NAACP Image Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
Can You Hear Me Now: The Evolution of Gospel Music2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2005-2008TV SeriesHimself
Access Hollywood2007TV SeriesHimself
22nd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards2007TV SpecialHimself - Host
BET Awards 20062006TV SpecialHimself
2006 American Music Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
T.D. Jakes Presents MegaFest: Let It Flow2006TV MovieHimself
Access Granted2006TV SeriesHimself
37th Annual Gospel Music Association's Dove Awards2006TV SpecialHost
Soul Train1996-2006TV Series documentaryHimself
21st Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Stevie Wonder2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Diamond Life2005TV SeriesHimself
Night of Joy2005TV MovieHimself
Livin It: Unusual Suspects2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2005TV SeriesHimself
Sharp Talk2005TV SeriesHimself - Guest
25 Strong: The BET Silver Anniversary Special2005TV SpecialHimself
An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Quincy Jones2005TV MovieHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1997-2004TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Musical Guest
35th Annual GMA Music Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
35th NAACP Image Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
Higher Ground: Voices of Contemporary Gospel Music2004Video documentaryHimself
19th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards2004TV SpecialHimself - Co-Host
Pyramid2003TV SeriesHimself
Celebration of Gospel2003TV MovieHimself (on video)
Essence Awards2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
17th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
Journeys in Black2001TV Series documentaryHimself
An Evening of Stars: A Celebration of Educational Excellence2001TV Special documentaryHimself
Kirk Franklin: The Nu Nation Tour1999VideoHimself
The 41st Annual Grammy Awards1999TV SpecialHimself
1999 Essence Awards1999TV SpecialHimself
29th NAACP Image Awards1998TV SpecialHimself
Comic Relief VIII1998TV SpecialHimself (as Kirk Franklin and Nu Nation)
Savion Glover's Nu York1998TV MovieHimself
The 1998 Soul Train Christmas Starfest1998TV MovieHimself
The 1997 Billboard Music Awards1997TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Concert of Hope1997TV Special
3rd Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards1997TV SpecialHimself
10th Anniversary Essence Awards1997TV SpecialHimself
Late Show with David Letterman1997TV SeriesHimself
Stomp1997Video shortHimself
27th NAACP Image Awards1996TV SpecialHimself
New York Undercover1996TV SeriesHimself
The 8th Annual Soul Train Music Awards1994TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The Arsenio Hall Show1994TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Black Girls Rock! 20112011TV MovieHimself
The Best of the Doves Marathon2007TV MovieHimself - Performer

Won Awards

1998Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Performance in a Variety Series/Special

Nominated Awards

2016Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Gospel Album (Traditional or Contemporary)Album: "Losing My Religion"
2000Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Performance in a Variety Series/Special1999 Essence Awards (1999)
1999GrammyGrammy AwardsSong of the YearFor the song "Lean On Me"
1999Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/SpecialOne Day (1997)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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