Stephanie Mills

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  • Birth Name: Stephanie Dorthea Mills
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Profession: Singer, Actor
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  • As a small child, began singing gospel music at Brooklyn's Cornerstone Baptist Church.
  • At the age of 9, made her Broadway debut in Maggie Flynn.
  • Won the Amateur Hour talent contest at the Apollo Theater for six consecutive weeks at the age of 9.
  • In 1974, originated the role of Dorothy in the Broadway production The Wiz.
  • In the early 1980s, went on tour with Teddy Pendergrass and the Commodores.
  • Has released numerous R&B albums and several of her singles have reached #1 on the Billboard charts, including "I Feel Good All Over" and "Home."
  • In 2010, performed at the Caring For Kids benefit concert in Chicago in order to raise money for Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Awards

  • 1980, Grammy — Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female: Winner

Relationships

  • Joseph Mills — Father
  • Christine Mills — Mother
  • Jeffrey Daniels — Ex-husband
  • Michael Saunders — Ex-husband
  • Farad Mills — Son

College

  • Attended the Juilliard School, New York, New York, United States

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  • Birth Name: Stephanie Dorthea Mills
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Profession: Singer, Actor