American singer Tasha Cobbs is an acclaimed Contemporary gospel musician, worship pastor and songwriter. She has achieved massive success as a singer and is idolized by many who see her as not just a singer but also a worship leader and a pastor. True to this, she became a worship pastor when she moved to Atlanta to join the Dream Center Church. She also took her ministry a step further when she founded the global ministry mentorship program, iLead Escape.
In a league of her own with the likes of Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp and others, the iconic gospel singer has spewed out many mind-blowing gospel songs that have gone on to become worldwide hits being sung in many churches and ministries. She went as far as winning a Grammy award for her song Break Every Chain and was nominated for Best Gospel Album for her Project Grace.
For a while, the question from many of her fans was ‘Is Tasha Cobbs Married? Who is her husband? Well, here’s the answer you’ve been looking for.
The talented singer was born as Natasha Tameika Cobbs on July 7, 1981, in Jesup Georgia into a Christian home. Her father is Bishop Riz Cobbs who died in 2014, having lived for sixty years and her mother is Lady Bertha Cobbs who is still alive and well. Tasha is an American of black ethnicity. She grew up in Jesup Georgia and her passion for music started from the choir where she led worship and grew in its practice until she got older.
From when she was younger, it has always been evident that Tasha had a gift which was geared towards music, but due to her upbringing and religion, she chose to channel it into making gospel tracks.
Having been a worship leader practically all her life, Tasha joined the Dream Center Church in 2006 where she oversees four ministry departments connected to the arts, including worship, dance, and drama. The thriving ministry was founded by recording artist and Minister Pastor William H. Murphy, III. She stayed there until 2018 when she moved to Greenville South Carolina to join the throng of worship leaders at the Relentless Church.
Tasha Cobbs’ music career as a solo artist began fully in the year 2010 when she rewarded her fans at the time with her first album which she titled ‘Smile’. The album was quite successful and caught the attention of the American Music group EMI Gospel who sought her out for collaborations and in 2013, they released her EP titled Grace. The EP made it to two Billboard charts and became number one on Top Gospel Albums chart.
In addition to the success of the EP, 2 of her singles Break Every Chain and For Your Glory soon clocked the number one spot on the chart of Hot Gospel Songs. Her winning streaks continued until 2015 when Tasha was awarded the Gospel Artist of the year at the GMA Dove Awards.
Tasha has improved her skills as both a worshiper, worship pastor and most of all, a psalmist. She once advised everyone who wanted to be like her to understand that being a worship leader means having people come to see your face on stage every week which in turn puts your life on display. As such, it is important to live life very carefully. Her commitment to authentic ministry bleeds into her lyrics as well as her performances.
Sometime ago, Tasha received a lot of backlash and criticism from a huge chunk of her fans when she did a collaboration with Nicki Minaj. Having said that she was directed by the leading of the holy spirit at the time, Tasha listened to the Critics but turned deaf ears to all of them.
Tasha like everyone else, has had her fair share of challenges and troubles. She fell into depression just before she said I do to her now hubby Leonard but eventually overcame it. Following the experience, she had openly advised that no one should neglect ‘mental illness’ as it could only get worse.
Is Tasha Cobbs Married? Who is Her Husband – Kenneth Leonard?
For as many who care to know, yes, Tasha Cobbs is married. She got married on the 3rd of March, 2017 to Kenneth Leonard who she has been with for quite some time. Surprisingly, even though their courtship was not done in secrecy, when it was time to tie the knot, the duo decided to surprise everyone and had a private wedding. The event was organized to look like any ordinary dinner.
Tasha’s husband Kenneth Leonard is also in the music industry. He started out way back from when he was younger and is currently a music director who has worked with several Grammy-winning artists. He directed the BMI Brunch and is not only a boss of himself, he grooms other talented artists to a better recognition. He has groomed Anthony Hamilton and Tamia Hill. He plays the piano and gets his inspiration whilst playing.
Of all his abilities, the one criterium that has set Leonard apart is the ability to interpret music. He can fuse spirituality, originality, and passion into the music he produces, and his skills are extraordinaire. He does varieties of music including R&B, Pop, Gospel, and Jazz. Information about his growing up days is not very much available to the public.
Tasha and Leonard had worked together in their music career, and after marriage, they still worked together on her music for an album which she released on August 25, 2017, titled Heart. Passion. Pursuit. Apart from working together, Tasha on her path has developed good skills in being a stepmom to Kenneth’s three children from his previous marriage. Many have wondered how she mothers the children while touring the world with Leonard, but sure looks like it’s rosy in their kingdom.
Tasha’s life is an example of what being Modest is, she believes in simplicity and works towards being a super mom, an amazing wife and a lady who touches the world through music.