Her trusty serve then did the rest as she also joined Graf on seven Wimbledon singles titles.
During this tournament, though, the No. 1-seeded Djokovic was beaten in the third round by Sam Querrey, and No. 3 Federer lost his semifinal Friday against Raonic, 6-3, 6-7 (3-7), 4-6, 7-5, 6-3.
Later, Shapovalov and Canadian partner Felix Auger-Aliassime lost in the doubles final to Kenneth Raisma of Estonia and Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece 4-6, 6-4, 6-2.
Andy Murray took a few moments to talk about his baby daughter with Prince William and his wife Kate after winning the Wimbledon title.
Murray also briefly spoke to British actor Benedict Cumberbatch.
Murray broke Raonic's serve only once in the match, while the Canadian had some chances in the third set but failed to convert.
He added: "I felt I was doing a lot of things well [at Queen's]". His only two wins came against Novak Djokovic during his golden 2012-13 period when he beat the Serb to win the US Open in 2012 and then the Wimbledon in 2013. Trailing David Goffin by two sets in the fourth round, he roared back and won in five.
Kerber reached the final without conceding a set and scuppered hopes of a first all-Williams grand slam final since 2009 when beating Venus Williams in the semis.
Tomas Berdych, the player Murray dismantled in the semi-finals on Friday, is tipping the Scot for the title.
Murray beat Raonic on grass three weeks ago in the Queen's Club final after he was trailing the Canadian by a set and a break. Raonic is playing in a Grand Slam final for the first time.
Raonic said his thrilling five-set victory over Federer had not taken too much out of him before he prepared to meet a player with whom he has a 6-3 head-to-head deficit.
Williams ended up in a heap on the floor in the next game after a close-quarters exchange, but got up to break for a 5-3 lead as Kerber finally crumbled.
At 29, Murray knows that these opportunities will eventually run out and he will be eager to make it count, especially since he can rely on an army of 15,000 Centre Court fans to cheer him all the way to the finishing line.
Andy Murray and Milos Raonic are on serve at the first changeover in the Wimbledon final.
She bristled with intensity and was bent double, pumping both fists, when winning a long rally at 3-3 as Kerber made her first inroads against the American's serve.
Andy Murray and Milos Raonic are on Center Court and warming up for the Wimbledon final.
When Roger Federer lay sprawled face down on his beloved Wimbledon turf as a flying forehand victor from Milos Raonic whizzed past, it looked like the "old guy" of tennis had nothing left in the tank.
Serena Williams put the icing on the cake of another magnificent Wimbledon campaign by teaming up with sister Venus for a sixth doubles crown at the All England Club on Saturday.
This will mark the first time Murray has faced someone other than Federer or Djokovic in a Grand Slam final.
Murray goes up against Milos Raonic, the big-serving Canadian playing in his first major final.
And if Murray needed any more convincing that this will be the year when he adds to his 2012 US Open and 2013 Wimbledon titles it's seeing Ivan Lendl back in his coaching corner.
Those wins helped the 25-year-old Raonic make his debut in a Grand Slam title match - the first man representing Canada to make it that far at one of the sport's four most important tournaments.
Murray remembers not really having time to process that he was about to play in his first Grand Slam final before losing in straight sets to Federer at the 2008 US Open.