Jennifer Yvette Holliday is an American singer and actress. She started her career on Broadway in musicals such as Dreamgirls, Your Arms Too Short to Box with God and later became a successful recording artist. She is best known for her debut single, the Dreamgirls number and rhythm-and-blues/pop hit, "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going", for which she won a Grammy in 1983. She also won a 1982 Tony Award for Dreamgirls.
|Birth name:||Jennifer Yvette Holliday|
|Born:||October 19, 1960|
|Origin:||Houston, Texas, U.S.|
|Genres:||R&B, soul, pop, gospel, dance, jazz|
|Associated acts:||Whitney Houston, Maurice White, David Foster, Ashford & Simpson, Tony Franklin, Al Green, Marvin Gaye, Jennifer Hudson, Patti LaBelle, Marc Patrius Mallare|
|Twitter:||Jennifer Holliday's Twitter profile|
|Facebook:||Jennifer Holliday's Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||Jennifer Holliday's Youtube channel|
|IMDb:||Jennifer Holliday's IMDb|
|SoundCloud:||Jennifer Holliday's SoundCloud|
|iTunes:||Jennifer Holliday's iTunes|
About Jennifer Holliday
Broadway actress and Grammy Award-winning singer who sang "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going." She has appeared in shows like Dreamgirls.
At the age of nineteen she landed her first role in a Broadway play, Your Arms Too Short to Box with God.
She had a recurring roll on the hit show Ally McBeal.
She has been married twice, and her second marriage was to Rev. Andre Woods.
She sang a duet with Jennifer Hudson at the BET Awards in 2007.
Information related to Jennifer Holliday
- Actresses from Houston
- Ballad musicians
- Theatre World Award winners
- American house musicians
- Singers from Texas
- American gospel singers
- Drama Desk Award winners
- American female pop singers
- African-American female singers
- American soul singers