Gary Chapman is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and host who is best known for his ballads and love songs. He has been writing and performing since the early 1970s and has released over a dozen albums in that time.
As of 2023, Gary Chapman's net worth is estimated to be $5 million.
|Net Worth||$5 million|
|Given Name||Gary Winther Chapman|
|Famous Name||Gary Chapman|
|Source(s) of Fame||Musician, Singer-songwriter, Host|
|Date of Birth||August 19, 1957|
|Place of Birth||Waurika, Oklahoma, United States|
|Relationships||Divorced, Amy Grant, (1982 - 1999)Divorced, Jennifer Pitman, (2000 - 2007)Married, Cassie Piersol, (2008)|
Gary Chapman was born Gary Winther Chapman on August 19, 1957, in Waurika, Oklahoma, United States but he grew up in De Leon, Texas with his four siblings: two brothers and two sisters. His father Rev. Terry W. Chapman worked as a pastor while his mother was a homemaker.
Chapman began playing the guitar when he was just ten years old and soon began writing his own songs. During his high school and college days, he performed in bands.
After graduating from high school, he attended Bible college that is now called Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahachie, Texas. After college, he moved to Nashville, Tennessee, and worked as a guitarist for the Rambos.
In 1979, Gary Chapman wrote the song “Father’s Eyes” and it became the title track to Amy Grant’s Grammy-nominated second album My Father’s Eyes.
In 1982, his song “Finally” became No. 1 on the country music charts and he also received a Dove Award as Songwriter of the Year from the Gospel Music Association.
Chapman continued to write songs and produce music until the early 1990s. In 1987, he performed the song “Brave Hearts” for Touchstone Pictures.
In 1996, Chapman replaced the host Tom Wopat at The Nashville Network for the evening talk show, Prime Time Country until the show ended in 1999.
Chapman produced, wrote, and directed the documentary entitled The 8th of November which is a true-to-life story of pain and honor and is about the story of Niles Harris who is a Vietnam veteran.
In 1982, Gary Chapman married Amy Grant and they got divorced after 7 years. In 2000, Chapman married Jennifer Pitman and they got divorced in 2007. In 2008, he married Cassie Piersol and they are still together now.
Chapman has a total of 3 children namely Gloria Mills Chapman, Sarah Chapman and Matthew Garrison Chapman.
Gary Chapman doesn’t have any verified social media accounts but his music is available on Spotify, Apple Music, and Youtube.
In conclusion, Gary Chapman is a successful American musician, singer-songwriter, and host with a net worth of $5 million. He has released over a dozen albums and written songs for many artists including Amy Grant which is available on Spotify, Apple Music, and Youtube. Chapman is currently married to Cassie Piersol and they have three children together.
Gary Chapman has sometimes been associated with other Hosts such as Mark Pontius, Roni Benise, George Tutuska, John L. Nelson, Ronnie Claire Edwards, Han Ji-wan, Irene Ryan, Aaron O’Connell, and Ryo Yoshizawa.