Mario Winans Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Enya, Hurt No More, Songs, and Albums

By | May 8, 2021

Mario Winans Biography

Mario Winans an American record producer, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist known for his 2004 song which reached number 2 in the United States and number 1 in the United Kingdom, I Don’t Wanna Know. Winans also won a Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance for co-writing CeCe Winans’ song Pray.

Mario Winans Age

Winans was born on August 29, 1974, in Orangeburg, South Carolina, USA.

Mario Winans Story Of My Heart

Winans was signed to a production deal in the mid-1990s, with Dallas Austin’s Rowdy Records through producers Tim & Bob. Until his breakthrough came as a Christian songwriter, musician, and co-producer, Mario lived with Tim and Rob in their house studio.

This success came when he worked on “I Can’t Sleep Baby” and “You Remind Me of Something” both by R Kelly (plus three more songs) from the R. Kelly album in 1995. He also worked with Pebbles and 98 Degrees.

Eventually, Winans released his debut album Story of My Heart on Motown in 1997. Apart from the song “Don’t Know”, which reached the US R&B top 50, the album failed to chart.

Mario Winans Family

Winans was born to Vickie Winans, a gospel recording artist and her first husband, the late Bishop Ronald E. Brown. He is as well the stepson of gospel singer, Pastor Marvin Winans, his mother’s second husband, whom she married in 1978.

Mario Winans Siblings

Mariohas two step-brothers named Marvin and Vickie Winans (Winans’s mother) had two sons, Josiah Winans, and Marvin Winans Jr. Vickie and Marvin Winans divorced in 1995 and she then remarried in 2003. Winans is married to his wife Joy Winans since 2009.

Mario Winans Enya

Enya and her representatives became angry when Winans did not seek her approval for the sample, as he was unaware that the Fugees sample he had used had itself been a sample. In order to come to an agreement credit of the single was shared as Mario Winans featuring P. Diddy and Enya.

I Don’t Wanna Know was released as the single in early 2004 and became a worldwide hit. It reached number 1 in Germany and the United Kingdom and on the rhythmic top 40 radio chart in the United States; to number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and the US R&B/Hip-Hop singles chart; and to number 3 on Norwegian and Australian singles charts. The single also ranked up to the top ten on a composite European singles chart.

Mario Winans Net Worth

Mario is estimated to have a net worth of about $2 million.

Mario Winans Songs

  • 1997, Don’t Know
  • 2004, I Don’t Wanna Know
  • Never Really Was (featuring Lil’ Flip)
  • 2005, This Is the Thanks I Get (featuring Black Rob)
  • 2010, Mine (featuring Sahara aka Costi Ioniţă & Andrea)
  • Mario Winans Albums
  • Hurt No More
  • Story Of My Heart

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