Everything You Should Know About Her 2 Spouses – Hollywood Life +2023

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  • Amy Grant is a singer known for her songs “Baby, Baby” and “Lucky One.”
  • She is currently married to singer Vince Gill.
  • Her ex-husband is musician Gary Chapman.
  • She gave birth to four children from her two marriages.

“Baby, Baby” singer Amy Grant, 62, started out as a Christian musician but rose to prominence in the 1980s and 1990s after dipping into pop music. Her first album debuted in 1977, while her most recent – a Christmas album called Tennessee Christmas – dropped in 2016. Apart from the fact that a beloved singer and songwriter, Amy is a loving mother of four children through two marriages. Read on to find out all about her current husband. Vince Giland her marriage to her ex-husband, Gary Chapman.

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Amy Grant has four children from two marriages (Picture: Amy Grant)

Amy and Gary Chapman

Amy and Gary, now 65, met when she was a freshman at Furman University. Gary, himself a singer and songwriter, was immediately intrigued by her and asked her out on several occasions. She declined. However, Amy began to see Gary in a different light when her management team added him as an opening act on their pre-sophomore tour, according to the 2003 biography of her life by Bob Millard, Amy Grant: The Life of a Pop Star.

In an interview for the biography, Amy said their affection for each other is a natural result of having two young children (Amy was 19 at the time and Gary was 22) spending a lot of time together. “We could have been any two kids to do what we both love to do. The results would have been the same,” she surmised.

Dubbed “The Queen of Christian Pop,” Amy later admitted they “kind of fell in love,” but she felt like it was almost planned. “I guess I didn’t realize he was trying to court,” she said. “I thought we were good friends, that’s all. He became part of my family. They took him in because they thought he was just a companion to their little girl. It was pretty sneaky.”

Amy Grant husband Gary Chapman
Amy Grant and Gary Chapman were married between 1982 and 1999 (Photo: Theresa Montgomery / TNN / Everett Collection)

Amy and Gary married in 1982, although Amy = said their connection was tough from the start. “It was rocky from the start. I had been holding on to something that wasn’t easy to hold for 15 years,” she recalled AARP in 2011.

Some of the stress in their relationship came directly from Amy’s success. There were rumors that Gary was jealous of her success, and in an interview with 1997 Texas Monthly, he admitted it. He candidly recalled performing between Amy’s sets at her concerts and watching the crowds ease up and ignore him while she tended to their personal conversations. During a performance in 1985, he even interrupted a song to ask the crowd if he was “boring” them. “I had many reasons to be angry,” he admitted. “I don’t think any of them were valid, but to me they were at the time. I know I felt overlooked.”

However, there were darker demons that Gary had to contend with during the marriage: drug use. “I’ve had two very different lives. Different groups of friends, different likes, dislikes, actions, everything,” he said of his use of cocaine and marijuana.

Amy and Gary stayed together for 17 years and welcomed three children into the world. In 1999 their divorce was finalized and Amy had given her heart to another man. In a 2001 feature for CCM Magazine, Gary recalled that in 1994, Amy came to him with the news that their marriage was ending. “I don’t love you anymore,” he claimed she informed him. “You’re the biggest mistake I’ve ever made… I gave my heart to another man.”

Amy and Vince Gil

Amy Grant's husband Vince Gill
Amy Grant has been married to Vince Gill since 2000 (Picture: Ron Sachs – Pool via CNP/MEGA)

Amy and Vince, now 65, met while working together on a 1993 Christmas special. “I knew from tiptoe that he was unlike anyone I’d ever met and that I was related to him on such a cellular level,” she gushed AARP their instant connection. “I was just so blown away by him as a person that I finally got behind him and wrapped my arms around him and said, ‘I had to do this all night.'”

Of course, when they first met, Amy was with Gary and Vince was with his wife. Janis Oliver. “We were both married and even though we were crazy about each other, we were like, ‘Well, this isn’t our life,'” Vince recalled AARP about their undeniable connection, but harsh realities. “The hard truth was that we never thought for a minute that we would get together.”

Vince also ended his marriage in 1999 and he and Amy walked down the aisle in 2000. They have been happily married ever since and welcomed a daughter. korrinain 2001.

The lovebirds have continued to work together throughout their marriage and are known for their annual Christmas concerts. As she prepared for her and Vince’s 12 shows at the legendary Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee in 2021, Amy gushed about performing with her husband. “There is no better place to make music. I love doing all these shows with Vince,” she said abc news. “No kidding, I fall in love with him all over again every year, just the way he plays, his joke.”

Amy’s four children

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Vince Gill had a daughter from his previous marriage who is pictured to his right at his Walk of Fame ceremony (Photo: Michael Germana/Everett Collection)

As mentioned above, Amy welcomed four children during her two marriages. With Gary she welcomed her son, matthew1987 and her firstborn daughter, gloryin 1989. She had her second daughter, Sarahwith Gary in 1992. In 2001, Amy welcomed their third daughter, korrina, with Vince. Corrina left home for college in 2019 and Amy revealed what it was like to have an empty house. “I sleep like a teenager!” she said Weekly closer. “I want to experience life and not have a work agenda. I’ll be driving my Airstream Bambi trailer from coast to coast, meeting people and just celebrating being alive!”

Gloria, who goes by the name Millie, walked down the aisle in April 2019 and gave birth to their first child, daughter Penelope, in January 2022. “It’s hard to believe that the same 6-week-old girl who wrote the lyrics to ‘Baby Baby’ is now a beautiful married woman,” Amy shared PERSONS at the time of Millie’s wedding. “Her life has given us many reasons to dance and celebrate over the years!”

2019 has certainly been a busy year for Amy. Not only did she let her youngest daughter go to college and her eldest daughter get married, her middle daughter Sarah got married too! “When my daughter married Sarah on November 9th, she walked down the aisle flanked by her father Gary Chapman on one side and her stepfather Vince Gill on the other,” said the Simple Things hitmaker Weekly closer in 2019. “All I could think was, Phew, life looks all sorts of ways!”

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