Kirk Franklin has never hid behind his celebrity status but has remained connected to his audience through his music and frank discussions of life issues. He’s known as an incomparable artist, speaker, a New York Times best selling author, businessman and humanitarian.
Many believe the secret to his continued success is rooted in his artistic genius of being innovative, relevant and authentic about his faith. Kirk has always been transparent about being abandoned by his parents, adopted at the age of four, and his humble beginnings.
Among Kirk Franklin’s Accomplishments are:
1.>> Biggest selling Gospel artist in sound scan history (selling over 10 million albums)
2.>> First Gospel Artist to have music video on MTV
3.>> American Music Award winner
4.>> 12 Grammy Awards
5.>> 40 Stellar Awards
6.>> 18 Dove Awards
7.>> 12 NAACP Image Awards
8.>> 3 BET Music Awards
9.>> Kirk Franklin is Chairman & CEO of Fo Yo Soul Entertainment based in Arlington, TX. The company includes Fo Yo Soul Recordings, a Joint Venture with RCA Records.
10.>> Kirk Franklin believes his greatest accomplishment is being the Husband and best friend of his wife Tammy, and proud Oakridge Dad since 1996 to Kerrion, Carrington, Kennedy and Caziah. he believes everything he has and everything he’s accomplished is all by the grace of God.