Marvin Sapp Bio, Age, Ethnicity, Parents, Wife, Daughter, Son, Net Worth, Church, songs

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Marvin Sapp
Marvin Sapp

Marvin Sapp Biography

Marvin Sapp is an American gospel music singer-songwriter who rose to prominence in the 1990s as a member of the group Commissioned before embarking on a record-breaking solo career. Sapp is also the founder and former senior pastor of Grand Rapids, Michigan’s Lighthouse Full Life Center Church. In 1995, he released Perfect Peace. He was installed as senior pastor of The Chosen Vessel in Fort Worth, Texas, on November 17, 2019.

Marvin Sapp Career

Sapp played the Scarecrow in the 1995 Apollo production of The Wiz. In 1996, he decided to pursue a career as a contemporary gospel solo singer, and he has since released seven albums. After the release of “Never Would Have Made It” from the album Thirsty in 2007, Sapp gained crossover stardom. It reached No. 14 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs list in the United States, as well as No. 82 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Gospel Songs chart.

Thirsty debuted at No. 28 on the Billboard 200, No. 4 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, and No. 1 on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums in the United States. His early success was parlayed into an award-winning solo career. Sapp has issued a series of chart-topping efforts such as Be Exalted, the gold-selling Thirsty, and Close since releasing his eponymous debut in 1996, and has won multiple Dove and BET awards. His crossover popularity won him 11 Grammy nominations as well.

Marvin Sapp Age

How old is Sapp? He is 55 years old as of 2021. Born as Marvin Louis Sapp. He was born on January 28, 1967, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.

Marvin Sapp Education

He was a student at the unaccredited Aenon Bible College in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Marvin Sapp Nationality | Ethnicity

What ethnicity is Sapp? he belongs to the mixed ethnicity/heritage, he was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the United States, and he holds American nationality.

Marvin Sapp Family | Siblings

The American singer was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the United States, the son of Henry Lewis Sapp and Lodena Holyfield.

Marvin Sapp Husband | Married

Sapp is a widower. He was married to the administrative pastor at their Lighthouse Full Life Center Church.  MaLinda Prince Sapp, who later succumbed to colon cancer on September 9, 2010. He was left with their three children; a son Marvin II sapp and two daughters Mikaila sapp, and Madisson sapp.

Marvin Sapp Net Worth

Sapp has an estimated net worth of $4 million as of 2020, which he has earned throughout his primary career as a singer and songwriter.

Marvin Sapp House

His house is located in Michigan, a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States. He has not shared a lot about his house due to security reasons.

Marvin Sapp Thirsty

Thirsty, Sapp’s fourth Verity Records album is his fourth live album. The album was a commercial success in Gospel Music, reaching number 28 on the Billboard 200, number 4 on the Top R&B / Hip-Hop Albums list, and number 1 on the Top Gospel Albums chart. It was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America on July 9, 2008, and as of March 2010, it had sold over 712,000 copies. This is Marvin Sapp’s best-selling record as a solo artist. The song ‘Praise Him in Advance’ was included on the first disc of the WOW Gospel 2010 gospel compilation CD.

Marvin Albums

♦  Marvin Sapp
♦  Grace & Mercy
♦  Nothing Else Matters
♦  I Believe
♦  Diary of a Psalmist
♦ Be Exalted
♦ Thirsty
♦ Here I Am
♦ I Win
♦  You Shall Live
♦  Close
♦  Chosen Vessel

Marvin Sapp Songs

♦ Never Would Have Made It
♦ The Best in Me
♦ My Testimony
♦ Praise Him in Advance
♦ Listen
♦ He Has His Hands on You
♦ You Are God Alone
♦ Yes You Can
♦ Live
♦ Thank You For It All
♦ Perfect Peace
♦ Close
♦ Never
♦ Not the Time, Not the Place
♦ Undefeated
♦ Miracle
♦ Diary of a Psalmist