Rance Allen - Updated May 2024

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Rance Allen

Rance Allen was the founder and leader of the Rance Allen Group, as well as an American Bishop, minister, and gospel singer. Moreover, Rance Allen is best known as the prominent group’s lead vocalist.

Early life

Rance Allen was born on 19th November 1948, in Michigan, the United States of America.  Moreover, he has a zodiac sign of Scorpio and he belongs to the African-American ethnicity.

Moreover, he was the son of 12 children of Thomas and Emma Pearl. His sibling and childhood life are unknown.

Talking about his academic qualifications, he graduated from high school at his hometown high school. Later, he enrolled at Monroe County Community College. To pursue a career in music and ministry, he dropped out.


At the age of 71, Rance passed away on October 31, 2020. He died as a result of complications following medical treatment. At the age of 71, he passed away and was a citizen of the United States.


As a lead singer and the leader of the group, the group was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album for the 1991 album, Phenomenon. This group has been nominated for five Grammy Awards.

Rance Allen – Net Worth 2024

Talking about his net worth, his net worth estimated at around $1 million to $5 million which he earned from his profession, and has not disclosed his income and salary.

Professional life

He was a lead singer of the Rance Allen Group band and also worked as Pastor. He became the pastor of the New Bethel Church of God in Christ in July 1985. In November 2011, he was also promoted to the position of Bishop of the church.

The Rance Allen Group

Rance Allen

Caption: The Rance Allen Group (Source: Praise 104.7)

Rance Allen and his brothers Steve and Thomas established the Rance Allen Group in Detroit in 1969.

He was the Rance Allen Group’s leader and leader, as well as an American gospel singer, pastor, and bishop. Moreover, he is well-known for his strong singing voice and vast vocal range.

He and his group have a collab with different gospel musicians such as Marvin Winans, Andrae Crouch, the Clark Sisters, Bebe and Cece Winans, Marvin Sapp, and Kirk Franklin.

He is also friends with Fred Hammond, Tye Tribbett, John P. Kee, Shirley Caesar, Bernard Jackson Jr., Donnie McClurkin, and Mary McLaurine Glover.

Moreover, he with his group performed for President Barack Obama at the White House Celebration of Gospel Music. This group has released more than 25 albums.

Rance appeared on Snoop Dogg’s gospel album in 2018 and sung on an album including Bob Dylan’s gospel songs.

Ellen Marie Allen

Ellen Marie Allen is an evangelist and a teacher. She began her career in banking and worked for the same organization for 23 years in various roles.

She left banking to help her husband with their ministry. Under the supervision of Interim Bishop P. A Brooks and State Supervisor Mother Sarah Alice Thompson, was licensed as a Deaconess Missionary in the Ohio North First Jurisdiction.

Later in the ministry, she had several positions. She served as church secretary, president of the youth debt, choir treasurer, youth program coordinator, member of the Prayer & Bible Band, president of the Young Women’s Christian Council, and teacher.

Moreover, she is now a YWCC instructor, an assistant teacher for the Pastor’s Bible Study, and the coordinator for the annual Women’s Day.

Relationship Status

Rance Allen

Caption: Rance Allen with his wife Ellen Marie Allen (Source: Gossip Gist)

In 1970, he married Ellen Marie Allen. Ellen is an evangelist and teacher. Moreover, the couple has no kids. This man was not a part of controversy or rumors in his entire life and always focused on his career and personal life.

Body measurement

Rance stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 110 kg. Moreover, this man has grey hair with dark brown eyes and there is no other information regarding his body measurements.

Rance Allen

Caption: Rance Allen body measurements (Source: Detroit Gospel.com)

Rance Allen – Social media

This singer is no longer in this world and is not active on social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.