Amy Grant Biography
Amy Grant is an American successful singer, songwriter, musician, author and media personality. She has won seven Grammy Awards, 22 Gospel Music Association Dove Awards and honored with a star on Hollywood Wak of Fame in 2006.
Firstly, Amy married Gary Chapman. Later, She married Vince Gill, country singer, and songwriter, on 10th March 2000. She has four children from her marriage.
Amy Grant Early life and Education
Amy was born on 25th November 1960 in Augusta, Georgia. She was born to Burton Paine Grant and Gloria Grant and grew up along with her four sisters in Nashville, Tennessee. She used to a member of Nashville’s Ashwood Church of Christ through which she developed herself as a musician.
Grant completed her high school from Harpeth Hall School. After completing graduation, she went to the Furman University and later transferred to the Vanderbilt University in order to complete her bachelor’s degree in Arts but dropped out.
Amy Grant Singing and Music Career
Amy wrote her first song, Mountain Man, at the age of 16 and recorded her demo tape with church youth-leader Brown Bannister. The song earned her huge appreciation and offered for a recording contract. She records her first album Amy Grant in 1977 before her high-school graduation.
Grant made her professional debut in the 1980s, and her hit songs such as Father’s Eyes, El Shaddai, and Angeles gained her wide fame in Christian music. Sooner, her duet song, The Next Time I Fall released in 1986 become no. 1 on Billboard Hot 100 songs.
Her another album released in 1991 became her best-selling album which was sold over five million copies inside the United States only.
Amy Grant earned wide recognition and fame in her career. She received Grammy Awards for Best Gospel Performance, Contemporary or Inspirational for seven times and Numerous GMA Dove Awards.
She also received Special awards and recognitions including Hollywood Walk of Fame, Academy of Achievement by Golden Plate Award, Sarah Cannon Humanitarian Award, Honorary Doctorate Degree of Music and Performance by Grand Canyon University.
Amy Grant Married, Husband, Children, Dating, Affairs
Amy Grant married twice. Firstly, she got married to Gary Chapman, Christian musician on 19th June 1982. The couple welcomed three children; Gloria Mills, Sarah Cannon, and Matthew Garrison Chapman. After seventeen years of marital relationship, Amy and Gary got divorced in 1999.
Later, Amy Grant married Vince Gill, country singer, and songwriter, on 10th March 2000.
Her second spouse, Vine Gill, was previously married to Janis Oliver, a country singer. Amy and Vince welcomed their first child, Corrina Grant Gill on 12th March 2001. The couple is still together and living happily along with their children.
Amy Grant Net Worth, Income, Earning, Salary
Amy Grant earns the huge sum of money in her career. As a singer, she has released numerous songs, and among them, her several songs were extremely hit and peak on the top of the billboard.
She has also appeared in several TV series and movies through which she earned a decent amount of money.
Grant song in a duet with Peter Cetera, The Next Time I Fall, scored first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 song, selling five million copies in the U.S. and became her best-selling album till date.
In 2009 only, she sold more than 30 million albums around the globe through which she obtains a big sum of money. She is also listed as one of the richest singers, and it is estimated that her current net worth is around $55 million.