Bill Gaither Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, and Career
Bill Gaither Net Worth 2020– Bill Gaither has produced over 100 Homecoming albums and tapes, and won numerous awards and honors, including three Grammy Awards. The Gaither Music Hour is on eight different cable networks and reaches 75 million viewers a year.
In 2000 the American Society of Composers and Performers (ASCAP) named him and his wife, Gloria, as Gospel Songwriters of the Century. In 2002 they were inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame.
He was born on March 28, 1936. He is 82 years old.
Bill is married to Gloria. Bill and Gloria live in Alexandria, Indiana, and have three grown children; Suzanne, Amy, and Benjamin.
He attended Anderson College, to which he had transferred after one year at Taylor University. He graduated from Anderson in 1959 with a major in English and a minor in music, after which he worked as an English teacher.
He quit his teaching job in 1967 and worked full-time in the Christian music industry. This was after a few years trying to manage both a music career and his full-time teaching job.
Bill Gaither first began singing with the Bill Gaither Trio in the 1950s. He formed the group while a college student at Anderson College. It consisted of Bill, his sister Mary Ann, and brother Danny Gaither. He recorded his breakthrough song “He Touched Me” in 1964. In about 1964, Mary Ann’s place was taken by Bill’s wife, Gloria.
In 1962, Bill married Gloria Sickal, who became the best writing partner Bill could have found anywhere. The couple spent the first five years of their married life juggling full-time teaching jobs, writing, singing, recording and publishing until music became their full-time career in 1967.
The collaborations of Bill and Gloria have resulted in more than 700 popular gospel songs, including the hymnal standard “Because He Lives,” “The King Is Coming,” “Something Beautiful,” “He Touched Me,” “It Is Finished,” “There’s Something About That Name,” “Let’s Just Praise The Lord,” and “Loving God, Loving Each Other.”
Bill and Gloria have collectively won eight Grammy Awards and more than a dozen nominations, and they have received more than two dozen Dove Awards from The Gospel Music Association, earning the title of Gospel Music Association’s “Songwriter of the Year” eight times.
After decades of unprecedented musical successes, Bill and Gloria still operate their business from Bill’s hometown of Alexandria, Indiana, and they dwell in the same home in which they raised their family. They live a lifestyle focused on investing their resources into eternal things.
Bill Gaither has a net worth of $10 million.
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