Gary Chapman Biography and Wiki
Gary Chapman is an American contemporary Christian music singer-songwriter and former television talk show host. He was the host of the weekly syndicated show CCM Countdown. In 1994, he received a Grammy nomination for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album for The Light Inside.
Gary Chapman Age
Chapman is 65 years old as of 2022, he was born on August 19, 1957, in Waurika, Oklahoma, USA.
Gary Chapman Height and Weight
Chapman stands at an average height and moderate weight. He appears to be quite tall in stature in his photos, relative to His surroundings, are anything to go by.
Gary Chapman Family and Parents
Chapman was born and raised by his parents in Waurika, Oklahoma. His father, Rev. Terry W. Chapman was an Assemblies of God pastor who ministered for 56 years before his death in 2009 after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease and multiple myeloma. His mother Mary died on December 26, 2002. Chapman was a member of several bands throughout high school and college. He attended bible college lessons at Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahachie, Texas.
Gary Chapman Wife
Chapman married Amy Grant on June 19, 1982. They were blessed with three children in their marriage, however, Grant filed for divorce from Chapman in March 1999, alleging “irreconcilable differences,” and the divorce was completed in June 1999.
Chapman married his second wife, Jennifer Pittman in July 2000 and divorced in 2007. Chapman married his third wife, Cassie Piersol on December 22, 2008, and they adopted an infant girl named Eva in March 2014.
Chapman and his wife’s current wife Cassie Piersol volunteer for a variety of charities and organizations, such as the Nashville Rescue Mission, Agape Animal Rescue, the T.J. Martell Foundation, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Gary Chapman Singer Wikipedia
The Nashville Network announced in the middle of 1996 that Chapman will take over as host of their nighttime chat program, Prime Time Country, from Tom Wopat. The show was canceled in 1999. Chapman went on to create Muzik Mafia on CMT and appeared as a songwriting coach on the network’s Gone Country several times.
Chapman flew to Vietnam with John Rich and Big Kenny to record the story of Niles Harris, a Vietnam veteran, for the film The 8th of November: A True Story of Pain and Honor. The documentary was created, written, directed, and scored by Chapman. T. G. Sheppard’s recording of his song “Finally” reached No. 1 on the country music charts in 1982.
In 1981, he got a Dove Award from the Gospel Music Association for Songwriter of the Year. Chapman received Male Vocalist of the Year at the GMA Dove Awards in April 1996. His 1996 album, Shelter, yielded another No. 1 single, “Man After Your Own Heart,” with “Man After Your Own Heart” earning a Dove Award for Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year and appearing on the Dove Award-winning Special Event Album of the Year, My Utmost for His Highest.
His CD Hymns From The Ryman, which included him and other performers, won Country Album of the Year at the 1998 Dove Awards.
Gary Chapman Songs
- Acts of Service
- Sweet Glow of Mercy
- Man After Your Own Heart
- Words of Affirmation
- Where Are the Broken Hearts
- Anything’s Possible
- Sweet Jesus
- Gospel Ship
- Sincerely Yours
- Floodgates of Love
- Daddy Cut My Hair
- Part of Heaven
- El Shaddai
- Heal Me
- Back Where I Started
- Nothing Without You
- One of Two
- Receiving Gifts
- If You Ever Need Me
- Where Do I Go
Gary Chapman Net Worth
Schaad has an estimated net worth of $100,000-$500,000 as of 2022.