Guy Penrod Biography and Wiki
Guy Penrod is an American gospel music singer who is famous for serving as the lead singer of the Gaither Vocal Band from 1994 until 2008. He is happily married to his wife Angie Clark with whom he has seven boys.
He then started working as a studio session singer, doing backup vocals for artists like Amy Grant, Carman, Garth Brooks, Michael W. Smith, and others. Penrod was a member of the Christ Church Choir.
He linked with Bill Gaither at a studio session and was soon a member of the Bill Gaither Vocal Band, where his robust singing and vocal range brought him a lot of fans through Gaither’s various international Homecoming concerts.
Penrod was as well a major contributor to almost a dozen albums released under the Bill Gaither Vocal Band moniker. In 1994 he became globally recognized for his powerful vocals and broad singing range.
He has played in Gaither Homecoming concerts all over the U.S. and Canada, as well as in Australia, Europe, and Africa. In 1998, he did a duet with the Cathedral Quartet’s lead singer the late Glen Payne on their Farewell Celebration video.
He additionally performed for the grand opening of Jerry Falwell’s new Thomas Road Baptist Church a 6,000-seat sanctuary. On August 6, 2005, his album, The Best of Guy Penrod, was ranked 92nd on the Billboard 200, The DVD release of the same was certified platinum by the RIAA. He was a recipient of a Grammy Award for his work on the “Lovin Life” project in 2006.
In August 2009, he released his solo album titled Breathe Deep, on the Servant Records label. It was produced by veteran country music producer and studio singer Brent Rowan, the album consists of positive country music with Christian undertones. In 2014 he was inducted into the Texas Gospel Music Hall of Fame.
Guy Penrod Age
Penrod is 58 years old as of 2021, He was born on July 2, 1963, in Taylor, Texas. He celebrates his birthday on July 2nd.
Guy Penrod Height and Weight
Penrod stands at a tall height of 6 feet 2 inches with a moderate weight
Guy Penrod Family
He was brought up in Hobbs, New Mexico. His father is named Reverend Joseph Loren (“Joe” Penrod). Moreover, his father was the lead pastor of Temple Baptist Church. Penrod’s mother is named Barbara Barbara Josie. Little is known about his family, parents, and siblings.
Guy went to school at Hobbs High School. While in high school, Guy recorded his first album and sang all four parts. He then went to study and graduated from Liberty University. He began working as a studio session singer doing backup vocals for singers such as Amy Grant, Carman, Garth Brooks, and Michael W. Smith.
Guy Penrod Wife and Children
Mr. Penrod is happily married to his wife Angie Clark, they are the parents of seven handsome boys and one beautiful little girl namely Grayson Penrod, Joe Penrod, Jesse Penrod, Tyler Penrod, Lacy Penrod, Logan Penrod, Zacharia Penrod, and Levi Penrod. Together with his wife Angie, they spend every possible moment pouring their lives into raising great kids.
Guy Penrod Heart Attack
There is currently no information confirming that Mr. Penrod suffered from a heart attack. However, in 2012, Gaither Vocal Band member Wes Hampton, revealed that Guy Penrod had suffered chest pains earlier that day. He has since not reported any incident of the sort.
Guy Penrod Net Worth
Penrod has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2023 from his music career.
Guy Penrod Songs
- Revelation Song
- Then Came the Morning
- Knowing You’ll Be There
- Because He Lives
- Amazing Love / Word Of God Speak
- Knowing What I Know About Heaven
- You Never Let Go
- Victory In Jesus
- There Is A River
- He Hideth My Soul
- Count Your Blessings
- Trading My Sorrows
- Does Jesus Care?
- Leaning On the Everlasting Arms
- When I Cry
- Shout To The Lord
- No, Not One!/This World Is Not My Home
- The Haven Of Rest