Grammy Award-winning R&B singer who starred as Dorothy in The Wiz on Broadway. She has released hit singles like "Never Knew Love Like This Before," which peaked at #6 on the Billboard Top 100.
She started acting at age of nine. Her first Broadway role was in Maggie Flynn.
She won Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater six times.
She married Jeffrey Daniel in 1980, Dino Meminger in 1989, and Micheal Saunders in 1993. She has a son named Farad.
She met and dated Michael Jackson when they were both on Broadway.