Twinkie Clark is an American gospel singer, musician, composer, songwriter, and evangelist who is best known for being a member of the Clark Sisters, an American singing group. She is famous for being named the ‘Mother of Contemporary Gospel Music.’ She’s also a part of the Hammond Organ Hall of Fame.

 

Bio

Twinkie was born on the 15th of November, 1954, in Detroit, Michigan, United States of America (USA). Her birth name is Elbernita Twinkie Clark. Her father’s name is Elder Elbert Clark, and her mother’s name is Dr. Mattie Moss Clark. Her mother was a pioneer gospel singer while her father worked as a Reverend

She was raised with four sisters named Jacky Clark Chisholm, Denise ‘Niecy’ Clark-Bradford, Dorinda Clark-Cole, and Karen Clark Sheard. She began taking music lessons at a young age, under the guidance of her mother. She also began traveling around the country with her mother, ministering and practicing three-part vocal harmony choirs when she was thirteen years old.

Twinkie Clark’s nationality is American, while her ethnicity is African-American. 

 

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Full NameElbernita Twinkie Clark
Date of Birth 15th of November, 1954
Birth PlaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America (USA)
Age66 years
NationalityAmerican
Father's NameElder Elbert Clark
Mother's NameDr. Mattie Moss Clark
Siblings Jacky Clark Chisholm, Denise 'Niecy' Clark-Bradford, Dorinda Clark-Cole, and Karen Clark Sheard
OccupationGospel singer, musician, composer, songwriter, and evangelist
EducationHoward University
EthnicityAfrican-American
ZodiacScorpio
Height5 feet and 5 inches
WeightN/A
Hair ColorDark brown
Eyes ColorDark brown
ReligionN/A
Relationship StatusDivorced
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Johnny Terrell (ex-husband)
ChildrenJohn Terrell
Net worth $6 Million

 

Twinkie Clark
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Education

There are not many specifics about her educational background except that she did her formal musical training after enrolling at Howard University, Washington, DC.

 

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Physical Features

She is a beautiful woman. Twinkie Clark is 5 feet and 5 inches tall. Her weight, unfortunately, is unknown. She does, however, have a good body figure that she manages to keep. Her dark brown eyes and dark brown hair complement her beauty.

 

Ex-Husband Johnny Terrell

Twinkie is a very secretive person. She is currently enjoying her single life, but she was married before. She had previously been married. Twinkie Terrell was married to Johnny Terrell. Unfortunately, since Twinkie is very private about her personal life, nothing is known about her previous marriage. There isn’t any information on when the two met, how long they were together, or when they split.

The ex-couple also has a child together. They have a son named John Terrell. John has also worked on his mother. Twinkie’s first solo album, “Live in Charlotte,” in which he ran away. As a result, apart from that, there isn’t much information about him. There have also been reports that her ex-husband is in prison, but no proof has been found.

 

Career

She started her musical career as a guest vocalist on the Southwest Michigan State Choir of Church Of God in Christ’s “He Will Provide Your Need” album, A Deeper Walk with Thee. The album was done with her mother and sister Denise Clark and Dolores Jones

 

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Mother of Contemporary Gospel Music,” as Twinkie is known, is her nickname. She is a well-known musician in addition to performing. She is also known as the “Queen of the B3 Hammond Organ” and was inducted into the Hammond Organ Hall of Fame in 2014.

In 2020, ‘The Clark Sisters‘ became the highest-rated television film.

 

Twinkie Clark
Clark Sisters
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Solo Career

Twinkie has a host of solo albums under her belt. Glory Belongs to God (1979), Comin’ Home and The Masterpiece (1996), Twinkie Clark-Terrell Performs the Florida A&M University Gospel Choir, Twinkie Clark & Friends… were her first studio albums. The album Live in Charlotte received a Grammy nomination for Best Classic Soul Gospel Record.

 

Awards

Twinkie has won two The Dove Awards, two Grammy Awards, one NAACP Image Awards, three The Soul Train Music Awards, and seven Stellar Awards. Besides these, she has been nominated for prestigious awards these numerous times. She has also been honored with two BET Awards nominations. 

 

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Social Media

Twinnie Clark has a good number of fan-following on her social media accounts. She has 54.8K followers on her Instagram account (@officialtwinkieclark), 88.7K followers on Twitter (@twinkieclark), and 518K followers on Facebook (Twinkie Clark). 

 

Twinkie Clark
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Net Worth

Clark has a nearly three-decade career in the music industry under her belt. She has amassed a good fortune from the earnings of her work as a singer and artist. As of 2021, Twinkie Clark has a net worth of $6 Million

 

 

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