Is Donnie McClurkin gay? Gospel singer fears he'll never find love

Amber Peake April 2, 2021
Is Donnie McClurkin gay? Gospel singer fears he'll never find love
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Is Donnie McClurkin gay? Gospel singer Donnie McClurkin has opened up on his struggles with dating as he fears he will never find love. Now many want to know more about the singer’s love life.

Is Donnie McClurkin gay?

Donnie McClurkin has never confirmed his sexuality but has previously opened up on his past struggles with homosexuality.

In a 2002 column, he wrote: “I was not born with these sexual tendencies. It wasn’t chromosomal and had nothing to do with my DNA.”

Donnie has since spoken out on his sexuality as he featured on TV One’s autobiographical series Uncensored

Talking on the show, he said: “My past relationships were a sprinkling of everything – men and women”.

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Who has Donnie McClurkin dated?

The pastor prefers to keep quiet about his personal life and, therefore, who he has dated.

Although in 2016, he was revealed to be dating fellow gospel singer Nicole C. Mullen.

They have since gone their separate ways, with Donnie insisting they remain “great friends”.

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The 61-year-old also reflected on his relationship with Nicole during his interview with TV One’s Uncensored.

Donnie said: “I didn’t know how to have the relationship. I didn’t know, really, what a woman wanted.”

Talking of the future of his love life, he added: “I want to lay down next to somebody that’s going to be with me for the rest of my life, I really do”.

Does Donnie McClurkin have a son? 

Yes, the gospel singer has two children: son, Matthew and daughter, Michelle. 

He has previously posted pictures of Matthew and Michelle on Instagram to his 304,000 followers.

Celebrating Father’s Day in 2019, he wrote: “This is my very heart …my dad and children! Spent the last two days with my son…miss my daughter and dad! 

“Life is wonderful because of these people! HAPPY FATHERS DAY, DADS!!”

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Amber is a freelance writer on The Focus who mainly covers anything celeb, music, and entertainment related. Having graduated with a BA (Hons) in Journalism from Brunel University in 2020, she has spent the last two years reporting the latest celeb news and pop culture trends across leading and national publishers. Starting her career at Express.co.uk as a showbiz reporter, Amber began contributing on The Focus in 2021. As well as her work on the site, she has also written across other GRV Media publications, including both Reality Titbit and HITC. When she's not scrolling endlessly on TikTok, you'll find Amber wrapped up in yet another DIY crafting project.