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Wintley Phipps

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Vocal Artist and Founder of the US Dream Academy

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Wintley Augustus Phipps was born in Trinidad, West Indies and raised in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He attended Kingsway College, a Christian Academy; Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama where he received a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Theology; and earned a Masters of Divinity Degree from Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan. He also holds an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from Waynesburg University and MidAmerica Nazarene University; an honorary degree of Doctor of Education from Wheelock College; and an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Oakwood University. Phipps is married to Linda Diane Galloway Phipps, an RN, and they have three adult sons: Wintley Augustus, II, Winston Adriel, and Wade Alexander.

Phipps is a pastor, world-renowned vocal artist, motivational speaker, and education activist. He is the founder, president and chief executive officer of the U.S. Dream Academy, Inc., a national after-school program that aims to break the cycle of intergenerational incarceration by giving children the skills and vision necessary to lead productive and fulfilling lives. The Dream Academy program offers skill-building, character-building and dream-building activities in a safe after-school environment utilizing both one-to-one mentoring as well as state of the art technology to deliver on-line academic enrichment to children of incarcerated parents and those falling behind in school.

Phipps has brought his considerable skills to a number of organizations where he served formerly including the Scholarship of America Board of Directors; Miss America’s Outstanding Teen; and Prison Fellowship Ministries. For his work at the U.S. Dream Academy Mr. Phipps has received numerous service awards, among them: Promise Hero Award from America’s Promise; the Excellence in Mentoring for Program Leadership Award from MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership; the Oprah Winfrey Angel Network Use Your Life Award; Philanthropist of the Year from The National Center for Black Philanthropy, Inc.; 2019 AARP Purpose Prize; and the Distinguished Service Award from Loma Linda University. In recognition of his positive global impact through speaking, The National Speakers Association awarded Phipps the prestigious Master of Influence Award.

Phipps has been the featured speaker and performer for many notable occasions around the world. On Monday afternoon of July 27, we all paused to honor civil rights icon Congressman John Robert Lewis: the Conscience of the Congress. The Lewis Family requested Phipps serve as soloist and as he stood in the Rotunda singing, “Amazing Grace” and “It is Well,” his heart filled with gratitude for this remarkable life of one who answered the call to uplift humanity through advocacy for justice for all. In January 2009 and 2013, Phipps was privileged to serve as the guest soloist for the Presidential Inaugural Prayer Service of President Barack Obama at the Washington National Cathedral. On January 2nd, 2007 by special request of Oprah Winfrey, Phipps delivered an inspirational address and prayer for the opening of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa. He has sung for Presidents Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, William Jefferson Clinton, and George W. Bush at distinguished celebrations. He has met the late President Nelson Mandela of South Africa; performed for the 2005 pre-inaugural swearing-in ceremony of President George Bush; both the 1984 and 1988 National Democratic Conventions; performed at Congressional Gold Medal Ceremonies in the White House for Mother Teresa of Calcutta and The Little Rock Nine; the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. television special; 13th and 14th annual European Prayer Breakfast in Brussels hosted by the European Parliament; the National Urban League; the Boston Symphony Pops; Billy Graham Crusades; the Vatican for Pope John Paul II; special guest soloist at the 1986 wedding ceremony of Diana Ross in Switzerland; the Rosa Parks Birthday Celebration at the Kennedy Center; and the Loma Linda University Centennial Celebration. He has also conducted lectures in Europe, Australia, Asia, Africa and North and South America.

Phipps served as senior pastor to several churches in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. He currently serves as the senior pastor of the Palm Bay Seventh-day Adventist Church in Florida. Phipps has performed on Saturday Night Live as well as Sunday Live and has been the special guest on the Emmy award-winning series Super Soul Sunday on the Oprah Winfrey Network. Phipps was nominated for Grammy Awards in 1988 and 1989. He is the author of "The Power of A Dream" (1996), "My Greatest Romance" (Love Notes to God) Volume I (2011), "Your Best Destiny" (2015), and founder of Songs of Freedom Publishing Company and Coral Records Recording Company. Phipps has attracted an entire new generation of fans as his performance of "Amazing Grace" has received 20 million cumulative viewers making him one of the most watched Gospel Music artists on YouTube.

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Your Best Destiny: Becoming The Person You Were Created To Be

Your Best Destiny: Becoming The Person You Were Created To Be

My Greatest Romance: Love Notes To God

My Greatest Romance: Love Notes To God

The Power Of A Dream: The Inspiring Story Of A Young Man's Audacious Faith

The Power Of A Dream: The Inspiring Story Of A Young Man's Audacious Faith

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    Booking fees for Wintley Phipps, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Wintley Phipps, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Wintley Phipps for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Wintley Phipps for your next private or corporate function.
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Wintley Phipps

5 out of 5

Vocal Artist and Founder of the US Dream Academy

Travels From:
Vero Beach, FL, USA
Speaking Fee:
Live Event: $10,000 - $20,000  
Virtual Event: $5,000 - $10,000

Wintley Phipps Biography

Wintley Augustus Phipps was born in Trinidad, West Indies and raised in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He attended Kingsway College, a Christian Academy; Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama where he received a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Theology; and earned a Masters of Divinity Degree from Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan. He also holds an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from Waynesburg University and MidAmerica Nazarene University; an honorary degree of Doctor of Education from Wheelock College; and an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Oakwood University. Phipps is married to Linda Diane Galloway Phipps, an RN, and they have three adult sons: Wintley Augustus, II, Winston Adriel, and Wade Alexander.

Phipps is a pastor, world-renowned vocal artist, motivational speaker, and education activist. He is the founder, president and chief executive officer of the U.S. Dream Academy, Inc., a national after-school program that aims to break the cycle of intergenerational incarceration by giving children the skills and vision necessary to lead productive and fulfilling lives. The Dream Academy program offers skill-building, character-building and dream-building activities in a safe after-school environment utilizing both one-to-one mentoring as well as state of the art technology to deliver on-line academic enrichment to children of incarcerated parents and those falling behind in school.

Phipps has brought his considerable skills to a number of organizations where he served formerly including the Scholarship of America Board of Directors; Miss America’s Outstanding Teen; and Prison Fellowship Ministries. For his work at the U.S. Dream Academy Mr. Phipps has received numerous service awards, among them: Promise Hero Award from America’s Promise; the Excellence in Mentoring for Program Leadership Award from MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership; the Oprah Winfrey Angel Network Use Your Life Award; Philanthropist of the Year from The National Center for Black Philanthropy, Inc.; 2019 AARP Purpose Prize; and the Distinguished Service Award from Loma Linda University. In recognition of his positive global impact through speaking, The National Speakers Association awarded Phipps the prestigious Master of Influence Award.

Phipps has been the featured speaker and performer for many notable occasions around the world. On Monday afternoon of July 27, we all paused to honor civil rights icon Congressman John Robert Lewis: the Conscience of the Congress. The Lewis Family requested Phipps serve as soloist and as he stood in the Rotunda singing, “Amazing Grace” and “It is Well,” his heart filled with gratitude for this remarkable life of one who answered the call to uplift humanity through advocacy for justice for all. In January 2009 and 2013, Phipps was privileged to serve as the guest soloist for the Presidential Inaugural Prayer Service of President Barack Obama at the Washington National Cathedral. On January 2nd, 2007 by special request of Oprah Winfrey, Phipps delivered an inspirational address and prayer for the opening of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa. He has sung for Presidents Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, William Jefferson Clinton, and George W. Bush at distinguished celebrations. He has met the late President Nelson Mandela of South Africa; performed for the 2005 pre-inaugural swearing-in ceremony of President George Bush; both the 1984 and 1988 National Democratic Conventions; performed at Congressional Gold Medal Ceremonies in the White House for Mother Teresa of Calcutta and The Little Rock Nine; the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. television special; 13th and 14th annual European Prayer Breakfast in Brussels hosted by the European Parliament; the National Urban League; the Boston Symphony Pops; Billy Graham Crusades; the Vatican for Pope John Paul II; special guest soloist at the 1986 wedding ceremony of Diana Ross in Switzerland; the Rosa Parks Birthday Celebration at the Kennedy Center; and the Loma Linda University Centennial Celebration. He has also conducted lectures in Europe, Australia, Asia, Africa and North and South America.

Phipps served as senior pastor to several churches in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. He currently serves as the senior pastor of the Palm Bay Seventh-day Adventist Church in Florida. Phipps has performed on Saturday Night Live as well as Sunday Live and has been the special guest on the Emmy award-winning series Super Soul Sunday on the Oprah Winfrey Network. Phipps was nominated for Grammy Awards in 1988 and 1989. He is the author of "The Power of A Dream" (1996), "My Greatest Romance" (Love Notes to God) Volume I (2011), "Your Best Destiny" (2015), and founder of Songs of Freedom Publishing Company and Coral Records Recording Company. Phipps has attracted an entire new generation of fans as his performance of "Amazing Grace" has received 20 million cumulative viewers making him one of the most watched Gospel Music artists on YouTube.

Wintley Phipps Videos

  • Wintley Phipps - Amazing Grace
    Wintley Phipps – Official Lyric Video for “Amazing Grace,” available now!
  • Inspirational Speaker - Wintley Phipps - Motivational & Success Speaker
    Wintley Phipps is the most watched inspirational speaker in the world! Wintley is a speaker and singer who specializes in messages of hope, faith,...

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  • How to book Wintley Phipps?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Wintley Phipps for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Wintley Phipps, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Wintley Phipps or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Wintley Phipps?

    Booking fees for Wintley Phipps, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Wintley Phipps, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Wintley Phipps?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Wintley Phipps for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Wintley Phipps for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Wintley Phipps or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Wintley Phipps or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Wintley Phipps is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Wintley Phipps for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Wintley Phipps generally travels from Vero Beach, FL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are LaDonna Gatlin, Nick Vujicic, Jonathan Morris, George Foreman and Jim Morris. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Wintley Phipps for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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  • Wintley Phipps - Amazing Grace
    Wintley Phipps – Official Lyric Video for “Amazing Grace,” available now!
    Inspirational Speaker - Wintley Phipps - Motivational & Success Speaker
    Wintley Phipps is the most watched inspirational speaker in the world! Wintley is a speaker and singer who specializes in messages of hope, faith, and possibility thinking. Wintley Phipps is...

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