Marvin Sapp

Gospel Singer

Marvin Sapp was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States on January 28th, 1967 and is the Gospel Singer. At the age of 57, Marvin Sapp biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 28, 1967
United States
Place of Birth
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
57 years old
Zodiac Sign
$4 Million
Composer, Singer-songwriter
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Marvin Sapp Life

Marvin Louis Sapp (born January 28, 1967) is an American gospel music singer-songwriter who appeared with the company Commissioned in the 1990s before embarking on a record-breaking solo career.

Sapp is both the founder and senior pastor of Lighthouse Full Life Center Church, which is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

In 1995, he achieved Perfect Peace.

Early life and education

Sapp was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and began singing at age four. He spent his teen years with a variety of Gospel choirs and ensembles. He attended Unaccredited Aenon Bible College in Indianapolis, Indiana. After being invited by Gospel singer Fred Hammond to perform with Commissioned in 1990 after Keith Staten left, he dropped out of Aenon. Sapp appears on the company's albums Number 7, Matters of the Heart, and Irreplaceable Love. Marcus R. Cole replaced Sapp in 1996 and was recalled by him in 1996.

Personal life

Sapp is the widow of MaLinda Sapp, who served as the administrative pastor at his Lighthouse Full Life Center Church. MaLinda died on September 9, 2010 from colon cancer complications. Marvin II, Mikaila, and Madisson have three children. Sapp was welcomed into Kappa Alpha Psi's Grand Rapids Alumni chapter on March 21, 2009. Sapp has been awarded honorary doctorate degrees from two non-accredited universities, a Doctor of Divinity Degree from Aenon Bible College, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Friends International Christian University.

He and his wife founded the Lighthouse Full Life Center Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, but he was appointed senior pastor of The Chosen Vessel in Fort Worth, Texas, on November 17, 2019.


Marvin Sapp Career

Solo career

In 1996, Sapp decided to establish himself as a contemporary gospel solo artist and has recorded seven albums. Sapp first achieved crossover fame with the release of "Never Would Have Made It" from the album Thirsty in 2007. It peaked at No. 14 on the U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, No. 82 on the Billboard Hot 100, and also at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Gospel Songs chart. Thirsty debuted at No. 28 on the U.S. Billboard 200, No. 4 on the U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, and also No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Top Gospel Albums. It has been certified gold by the RIAA due to the album selling over 500,000 copies, making it Sapp's best selling album of his solo career, and has so far sold over 712,000 copies. In 2009, Sapp won all seven Gospel Stellar Awards that he was nominated for.

Sapp recorded Thirsty's follow-up album, Here I Am, on October 16, 2009, at Resurrection Life Church in Wyoming, Michigan and released it on March 16, 2010. With its release, Sapp became the all-time highest charting gospel artist in Billboard's 54-year history of tracking album sales. By selling approximately 76,000 copies of Here I Am its first week out, the album debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart, making Here I Am the highest-charting album ever by a gospel artist. Here I Am's lead single, "The Best in Me," which was co-written by the album's producer, Aaron Lindsey (Israel Houghton), peaked at No. 14 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, No. 1 on Billboard's Gospel Songs chart and reached No. 20 (with a bullet) on Billboard's Urban AC chart. On January 15, 2011, Marvin Sapp topped the list of winners during the 26th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards


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