Amy Grant is a singer-songwriter, musician, media personality and author from the United States of America. She is popular for pop music as well as for performing Christian music. Continue reading to find out Amy Grant’s net worth in 2018, professional career and personal life below.
Amy Lee Grant was born on November 25, 1960, in Augusta city in Georgia, United States. Her father’s name is Burton Paine Grant, and her mothers is Gloria Dean Napier, and she died in 2011. Amy Grant’s great-grandfather Andrew Mizell Burton is the founder of Life and Casualty Insurance Company of Tennessee.
Amy Grant moved with her family to the most populous city of Tennessee, Nashville when she was around 7 years old. She has 3 older sisters. Amy Grant studied at the Harpeth Hall School, where she wrote and publically performed her first song ever. She first went to the Furman University, and then transferred to the Vanderbilt University from where she dropped out to pursue her musical career.
For her personal life, Amy Grant has been married twice and divorced once. Her first marriage was to the singer-songwriter Gary Chapman from 1982 – 1999. Amy and Gary had 1 son and 2 daughters together, Matthew Garrison Chapman was born in 1987, Gloria Mills Chapman was born in 1989, and Sarah Cannon Chapman was born on 1992.
Since 2000, Amy Grant has been married to the singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Vince Gill. Their only daughter Corrina Grant Gill was born on 2001. Vince was previously married to the singer and actress Janis Oliver.
During her school days, Amy Grant wrote and publically performed her first song ever “Mountain Top”. She later recorded a demo for the song, Chris Christian was the owner of a recording studio, and she landed her first record contract then. Her debut self-titled studio album “Amy Grant” was released in 1977 and it successfully peaked at 12 on the Billboard’s Top Inspirational Albums chart.
Amy Grant’s second studio album “My Father’s Eyes” debuted at 1 on the Inspirational Albums chart. Her 4th studio album “Age to Age” is considered to be her breakthrough career success as it was certified as platinum and gold and it’s the first Christian album to get to that. Amy Grant’s latest released album is a Christmas album titled “Tennessee Christmas”.
Awards & Achievements
Amy Grant has received over 60 award nominations and winnings. She has won from the Gospel Music Association 22 GMA Dove Awards in the categories of Artist of the Year, Pop Contemporary Album of the Year, Recorded Music Packaging of the Year, Short Form Music Video of the Year, Song of the Year, Country Recorded Song of the Year, Praise and Worship Album of the Year, Special Event Album of the Year, Inspirational Album of the Year and Long Form Music Video of the Year.
She has also won several Grammy Awards including 4 Grammy Awards for Best Gospel Vocal Performance Female, 1 Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance Contemporary and 1 Grammy Award for Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album.
Net Worth of Amy Grant
The singer-songwriter, musician and media personality Amy Grant net worth is $55 million. She earned her wealth from the great albums she released and performed. Amy Grant earned more than $1 million from her the sales of “Age to Age”, and over $5 million for “Heart in Motion” album.
Amy Grant is a very talented singer and songwriter. She is called and considered as the “Queen of Christian Pop”. Amy Grant has more than 30 albums through which she gained huge success and earned many awards for. Amy Grant is currently happily married to Vince Gill.