Celebrated Name: Amy Grant
Real Name/Full Name: Amy Lee Grant
Age: 60 years old
Birth Date: November 25, 1960
Birth Place: Augusta, Georgia, United States
Height: 1.73 m
Weight: 60 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): Vince Gill (m. 2000), Gary Chapman (m. 1982–1999)
Children: Yes (Corrina Grant Gill, Matthew Garrison Chapman, Gloria Mills Chapman, Sarah Cannon Chapman)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Profession: American singer, songwriter, musician, author, and media personality
Net Worth: $60 million
Amy Grant, the renowned American singer-songwriter, musician, media personality, and author, has established herself as a prominent figure in both pop and Christian music genres.
Amy Lee Grant was born on November 25, 1960, in Augusta, Georgia, United States. She grew up in Nashville, Tennessee, along with her three older sisters. Grant’s father, Burton Paine Grant, and her mother, Gloria Dean Napier, played significant roles in her life. Sadly, her mother passed away in 2011. Grant’s great-grandfather, Andrew Mizell Burton, was the founder of the Life and Casualty Insurance Company of Tennessee.
Grant discovered her passion for music at an early age. She attended the Harpeth Hall School, where she wrote and publicly performed her first song. Initially, she enrolled at Furman University but later transferred to Vanderbilt University to pursue her musical career, eventually dropping out.
Amy Grant has been married twice. Her first marriage was to singer-songwriter Gary Chapman, which lasted from 1982 to 1999. Together, they have a son named Matthew Garrison Chapman (born 1987) and two daughters, Gloria Mills Chapman (born 1989) and Sarah Cannon Chapman (born 1992).
Since 2000, Grant has been married to singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Vince Gill. The couple has a daughter named Corrina Grant Gill, born in 2001. Prior to her marriage with Vince Gill, he was married to singer and actress Janis Oliver.
Age, Height, and Weight
As of today’s date, January 24, 2021, Amy Grant is 60 years old. She stands at a height of 1.73 m (5’8″) and weighs approximately 60 kg (132 lbs).
Amy Grant’s musical journey began during her school days when she wrote and performed her first song, “Mountain Top.” Chris Christian, the owner of a recording studio, noticed her talent and helped her secure her first record contract. In 1977, Grant released her debut self-titled studio album, “Amy Grant,” which peaked at number 12 on Billboard’s Top Inspirational Albums chart.
Her second studio album, “My Father’s Eyes,” debuted at number one on the Inspirational Albums chart. However, it was her fourth studio album, “Age to Age,” that became her breakthrough success, earning platinum and gold certifications. It was also the first Christian album to achieve such recognition. Grant’s most recent album release is the Christmas album titled “Tennessee Christmas.”
Awards & Achievements
Throughout her career, Amy Grant has received over 60 award nominations and winnings. She has been honored with 22 GMA Dove Awards by the Gospel Music Association, recognizing her achievements in various categories such as Artist of the Year, Pop Contemporary Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and many more. Grant has also been the recipient of several Grammy Awards, including Best Gospel Vocal Performance Female, Best Gospel Performance Contemporary, and Best Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album.
Net Worth & Salary of Amy Grant
As of January 2021, Amy Grant’s net worth is estimated to be $60 million. Her wealth primarily comes from the success of her albums and live performances. Notably, the albums “Age to Age” and “Heart in Motion” contributed significantly to her earnings, with the former alone generating over $1 million in sales. Amy Grant’s remarkable talent and extensive discography have cemented her position as the “Queen of Christian Pop.”
Amy Grant continues to captivate audiences with her soulful music and remains happily married to Vince Gill.