Amy Grant is a well known celebrated American music artist, actor, lyrics writer, author, and singer. She is considered to be one of the 10 richest Hollywood Celebrities with the approximate net worth of $55 million. She had been greatly influenced by her great-grandfather A. M Burton who is a known Philanthropist.
Amy Lee Grant was born on 25th November 1960, in Augusta, Georgia (USA) to Dr. Burton Paine Grant and Gloria as a fourth child. Since her childhood, she had inclination and passion for writing and singing songs. It is believed that she was a teenager when she wrote her first song “Mountain Man” which was performed at Harpeth Hall School. Since then she had written and recorded number of songs which have become successful and earned her awards and accolades.
Amy Lee Grant got married to Gary Chapman, a TV host, and Christian Singer, on 9th of June 1982. The two were blessed with three children. However, the two decided to end the marriage in 1999 and took divorce. Thereafter, she married Vince Gill, a singer, and songwriter, in 2000. The two had been blessed with a child in the year 2001.
Amy Lee Grant debuts her music career in 1997 with the album ‘Amy Grant’ for ‘Myrrh Records’, produced by Brown Bannister. Her success was marked by the sale of 50000 copies. In the year 1979, she got released her second album titled ‘My Father’s Eyes’. In the pursuance of her career, she next released ‘ Never Alone’. In 1982, she recorded her signature track “El Shaddai” for the album ‘ Age to Age’. It was loved so much that, RIAA in 2001, declared it as “Songs of the Century”. Her, 1985 recorded album, ‘Unguarded’ made her successful mainstream singer. The song “Find a Way” from the album was noted as first non-Christmas Christian song that hit Billboard Top 40 list. Her next record “The Next Time I Fall (1986), was ranked one in Billboard list.
In, the year 1999, she entered the Hall of Fame with the release of pop album “Heart Into Motion”. She marked her 25th Anniversary into the industry with the album ‘Legacy… Hymns and Faith’ (2002). In the subsequent years, she recorded, Time Again…Amy Grant Live.(2006), “Highly Favoured”(2008), “She Colors My Day”, and “Unafraid”(2009), “Better Than a Hallelujah”(2010),”How Mercy Looks From Here”(2013), Be Still and Know… Hymns & Faith (2015).
Awards and Achievements
Amy Grant is a six-time Grammy award artist. She has been awarded Platinum Award for a Gospel music album. She has conferred with twenty-two GMA Dove Awards, for the ‘artist of the year’, ‘Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year’,’ Praise and Worship Album of the Year’ and’ Long Form Music Video of the Year’. In the year 2007, she entered – Christian Music Hall of Fame.
Amy Grant Net Worth
Amy Grant has successfully crossover pop music and attained the title of the ‘ Queen of Christian Pop’. It is believed that till date, she had 30million albums sold. Her net worth is recorded as $55 million. However, her actual salary figure is not known.
Amy Grant is one of the eminent American artists, who had pursued writing and acting apart from the music. She has authored ‘Mosaic: Pieces of My Life So Far’ and ‘Breath of Heaven (Mary’s Song)’. She has hosted reality T.V. show ‘ Three Wishes’. She is known for performing bare-foot in live concerts.