Shirley Caesar’s net worth: Shirley Caesar is an American gospel singer and songwriter who has a net worth of $ 16 million. Shirley Caesar was born in Durham, North Carolina, and began singing gospel music as a child. He showed immense talent from the beginning, and recorded his first songs when he was only eleven years old. At age 18, he began acting with the immensely popular gospel group, The Caravans. He toured the world and recorded with the group for the next eight years. Then he left the group to pursue a solo career. Along the way, he also graduated from Shaw University with a degree in Business Administration. She also attended the Divinity School at Duke University. Throughout his career, he has released 20 solo albums, and has won seven Dove Awards and two Black Gospel Awards. In addition to her Gospel singing work, she is also one of the pastors of the Church of the Word of Faith of Mount Calvary in Raleigh, North Carolina.