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JaRae Womack Biography – JaRae Womack Wiki
JaRae Womack is an American soul singer and a contestant on the 24th season of MBC’s The Voice. Coming from Miami, Florida, she has been singing since she was 4 years old.
In 2013, JaRae was signed to indie label SoBe Entertainment and performed throughout Florida. She is one of three artists featured on a track called “We Thank You,” released in the 2013-14 time frame to honor Nelson Mandela.
The 35-year-old singer released a single in 2014 called “Sound of a Woman,” meant to heighten awareness of domestic abuse.”This song is dedicated to all those women who have endured emotional, mental and physical abuse,” she wrote at the time. “I dedicate my life and career to those who have seen and are being abused. When will we all stop and pay attention to the sound of a woman?”
In 2017, when she was driving for Lyft, the company asked her to audition for a commercial. What she didn’t know until she arrived at the audition: It was in front of Demi Lovato.
JaRae Womack The Voice
JaRae Womack is a contestant on the 24th season of NBC’s The Voice. During her blind auditions on The Voice, she sang a soulful cover of Amy Winehouse‘s “Back to Black”. All four Coaches slammed their buttons.
On big songs like this with such character voices, people tend to try to follow whoever that artist may be, but you completely made it your own,” said Niall Horan, getting down on his knees to plead that Womack joins his Team. “So believable. Standout performance.”
Reba McEntire didn’t know the song, but she still praised Womack’s performance, saying “It touched my soul.” “I am so honored and blessed to be in your presence and to get to be here to hear you sing,” McEntire continued.
“I couldn’t tell if you were a soul singer, necessarily, but I could tell you were a soulful singer, which means something about it is authentic and true and passionate,” Legend said.
After much deliberation, Womack went with Legend.
“Another 4-Chair Turn coming to Team Legend,” Legend gloated afterward.
JaRae Womack Age
She is 35 years old as of 2023. She was born in Miami, Florida.
The Miami-based singer is not married yet. She is engaged to her fiance whom she refers to as Smellie.
JaRae Womack Parents
Singer JaRae was absent from her father, Cecil’s son, from a young age and had no contact with her Womack/Cooke family who had moved overseas. JaRae finally found them in 2010 when Cecil arrived back in the States.
Cecil and JaRae had an immediate bond. After sharing with him how much she loved music, Cecil begged JaRae to pursue it, especially Latin music. In 2013, JaRae was signed to indie label SoBe Entertainment and performed throughout Florida. In 2016, she put her music career on hold to focus on being a mom
JaRae Womack Son
Soul singer JaRae has a son who was born on January 20, 2016.
JaRae Womack Family
JaRae comes from a musical family. Her great-grandfather was soul legend Sam Cooke. Her grandparents are Cecil and Linda Womack. JaRae’s grandfather Cecil Womack was a soul singer who was part of a group called The Valentinos and whose career was elevated thanks to the legendary Sam Cooke.
Cecil Womack also wrote the song Love TKO, which as performed by Teddy Pendergrass, reached No. 2 on the Billboard R&B chart and No. 44 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1980. Cecil’s brother (and JaRae’s uncle) Bobby Womack was also a famous musician, as he was part of the Valentinos along with Cecil and he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009.
JaRae Womack Ethnicity
She is of black ethnicity.
Her Instagram handle is @jaraewomack.