Agnes Wilson biography- mother of H.E.R. aka Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson

Who is Agnes Wilson?

Agnes Wilson is the mother of an American singer known as H.E.R. The singer has won one Academy Award and five Grammy Awards so far.

Furthermore, Agnes is a Filipina American who resides in Vallejo, California, the United States, with her husband, Kenny Wilson. 

Additionally, her husband, Kenny, was a musician based in California. No wonder H.E.R. was inspired by her father.

Agnes Wilson Biography
Agnes Wilson Biography

Quick Facts

Full nameAgnes Wilson 
Maiden nameAgnes Maya Sarmiento
BirthdayNo information
BirthplaceCabanatuan City, Philippines
Currently residingVallejo, California, USA
ParentsNo information
GrandparentsNo information
SiblingsDelia B. Sarmiento
Marital statusDivorced
SpouseKenny Wilson (ex-husband)
ChildrenGabriella Sarmiento Wilson, a.k.a. H.E.R.,
Alex Wilson
EducationNapa Valley College,
Vallejo High School
ProfessionNurse at Kaiser Permanente Hospital
Net worthUSD 500k
Social mediaFacebook
Eye ColorBrown


old photo of Agnes Wilson with her parents
Agnes Wilson’s teenage photo with her family. She is in the photo with her brother, sister, brother, and mother.

Agnes Wilson was born in Cabanatuan City, Philippines. Her parents migrated with her when she was young. The mother of H.E.R.’s parents were native Filipinos who had come to the states for a better life.

Agnes spent her childhood in Vallejo, Califonia. She studied at Vallejo High School and Napa Valley College.

Agnes is a female name that means pure and holy in Greek. 

Her full name before marrying is Agnes Maya Sarmiento.

Family of Agnes Wilson

Kenny Wilson (Husband)

Kenny with his wife and daughter
Agnes Wilson with her husband, Kenny, and daughter, H.E.R

Kenny Wilson is a talented musician, which attracted Agnes attracted to him. The couple dated for a while before getting married.

Agnes would regularly attend Kenny’s concerts. The ex-husband of Agnes is a professional musician. He was a leading band member for Urban Bushmen, located in Vallejo, Califonia.

Kenny was only 28 when he had her first child, Gabriella, with Agnes. He was the person who inspired H.E.R. to pursue a musical career.

Based on her social media, we have concluded that Agnes has separated from her husband; if you want to know why you can scroll down to the bottom.

Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson, AKA H.E.R. (Daughter)

Gabriella is the eldest daughter of Agnes and Kenny Wilson.

Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson, also known as H.E.R., is an American singer/songwriter. The H.E.R. in her name stands for ‘Having Everything Revealed.’ 

On June 27, 1997, Gabriella was born in Vallejo, California, United States. Her father is an African American, while her mother is Filipino American. 

The singer became interested in music due to her father, who was also a musician. 

She then started to learn and play music at a very young age. In addition, the singer was only nine when she performed at the Apollo Theater in New York.

Gabriella played the piano for American singer Alicia Keys when she was only twelve. After that, she made an appearance with Keys at the Grammys.

Furthermore, Gabriella was only fourteen when she signed a contract with Sony Entertainment. For many years, the singer would hide her face and wouldn’t show herself. But later on, she revealed her face.

Gabriella AKA H.E.R. holding her Oscars Award
Gabriella Wilson, AKA H.E.R. holding her Oscars Award

Over her entire career, Gabriella has won five Soul Train Music Awards, five Grammy Awards, one Apple Music Award, two B.E.T. Awards, and one iHeartRadio Music Award. 

In addition, the singer also won 1 Acemedy Award in 2021 for her song ‘Fight For You.’ The song was the original song of the film Judas and the Black Messiah.

Alex Wilson (Daughter)

Alex Wilson is the youngest daughter of Agnes and Kenny Wilson. Just like her father and elder sister, she also loves music. 

Alex is in her school band and plays basketball.

As per her social media status, she is in a relationship.

Agnes Wilson Career

Agnes Wilson in her nurse dress for Kaiser Permanente Hospital
Agnes, in her nurse dress for Kaiser Permanente Hospital

As for her profession, she works as a nurse in a rehab facility. Moreover, Agnes had to work twice as hard during the COVID-19 pandemic due to her career. 

Her daughter even mentioned how much the singer respected her mother’s contributions during those dark years.  

Agnes is currently working as a Registered Nurse for Kaiser Permanente Hospital.

Agnes Wilson Net worth

Based on her job, we estimate Agnes Wilson’s net worth to be around USD 500,000. However, the net worth of her daughter, H. E. R., is USD 2 million. 

Social Media

Agnes earlier had a Facebook profile which you can see here. The status says that she is single.

She has created a new profile on Facebook, but the official status is still single. Additionally, there isn’t any photo of her with Kenny or comments.


Is Agnes Wilson Filipino?

Agnes is an American-borne Filipino woman.

How old is Agnes Wilson?

Unfortunately, the exact birthdate of Agnes is not available to the public. However, she must be in her late forties to early fifties.

How are Agnes and H.E.R. related?

H.E.R. is the first daughter of Agnes.

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