Gospel icon Marvin Winans is an engaged man, MTO News confirmed. The pastor and gospel singer announced that he and his LOOOOOOONG time girlfriend Deneen Carter are getting married.
Marvin Winans Sr. was previously married to Viviane Bowman, aka Vicki Winans, for 16 years before their divorce in 1995. They are parents to Marvin Winans Jr. Marvin Sr. also adopted Vicki’s son, Mario Winans, from her previous marriage.
Deneen has been by Winans’ side at least since 2009. She is not only a major presence beside him at Perfecting Church, but has also appeared with him at social events like the red carpet premiere of Tyler Perry’s I Can Do Bad All By Myself.
Winans Sr. announced his engagement to Carter to his congregation this week. He told them that it happened over the weekend and introduced Carter as his fiancée.