Guy Penrod Net Worth, Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Children and Heart Attack, Songs

By | April 24, 2021

Guy Penrod Biography

Guy Penrod ( Guy Allen Penrod) an American gospel music singer, He is well known for his work as the lead singer of the Gaither Vocal Band, a position he held from 1994 to 2008.

Guy Penrod Education

Penrod graduated from Hobbs High School, he later enrolled at Liberty University and graduated.

Guy Penrod Age

Penrod was born on 2 July 1963 in Taylor, Texas, United States.

Guy Penrod Music

He then started working as a studio session singer, doing backup vocals for artists like Amy Grant, Carman, Garth Brooks, Michael W. Smith, and others. Penrod was a member of the Christ Church Choir. He linked with Bill Gaither at a studio session and was soon a member of the Bill Gaither Vocal Band, where his robust singing and vocal range brought him a lot of fans through Gaither’s various international Homecoming concerts.

Penrod was as well a major contributor to almost a dozen albums released under the Bill Gaither Vocal Band moniker. In 1994 he became globally recognized for his powerful vocals and broad singing range. He has played in Gaither Homecoming concerts all over the U.S. and Canada, as well as in Australia, Europe, and Africa. In 1998, he did a duet with the Cathedral Quartet’s lead singer the late Glen Payne on their Farewell Celebration video.

He additionally performed for the grand opening of Jerry Falwell’s new Thomas Road Baptist Church a 6,000 seat sanctuary. On August 6, 2005, his album, The Best of Guy Penrod, was ranked 92nd on the Billboard 200, The DVD release of the same was certified platinum by the RIAA. He was a recipient of a Grammy Award for his work on the “Lovin Life” project in 2006.

The Gaither Vocal Band’s 2006 release was entitled “Give It Away” followed by Lovin’ Life two years later in 2008. Bill Gaither wrote that Penrod would be leaving the Gaither Vocal Band and begin a solo career.

In August 2009, he released his solo album titled Breathe Deep, on the Servant Records label. It was produced by veteran country music producer and studio singer Brent Rowan, the album consists of positive country music with Christian undertones. In 2014 he was inducted into the Texas Gospel Music Hall of Fame.

Penrod’s sophomore solo album Hymns was placed at No. 1 on the Nielsen SoundScan Southern Gospel retail chart, it also became the top-selling southern gospel album in 2012, and was additionally one of the year’s top-selling gospel records in Cracker Barrel Old Country Store nationwide. The album Hymns, sold over 100,000 units.

Penrod was offered a slot to be the new host of Gospel Music Showcase, a renowned Daystar Television Network program that focused on southern gospel music. The show has been a recipient of an Emmy award. In 2013, Penrod won “Soloist of the Year” from the National Quartet Convention. He released his third solo project titled Worship in May 2014.

He issued his first solo Christmas project entitled “Christmas.” It was ranked 2nd album in Cracker Barrel stores with 30,000 units sold, second only to Blake Shelton in September 2014,
in the same year, he was enlisted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame together with the Gaither Vocal Band.

In January 2016, his first solo DVD entitled Live: Hymns & Worship was released, it sold upon its release on the Billboard chart for music videos. The album was placed 2nd on the “Billboard” chart for contemporary Christian music.

Penrod was a starred performer at the Faith Freedom and Future Inaugural Ball hosted by the Family Research Council, after the January 2017 inauguration of the 45th U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington, DC. In March 2017, Penrod came back with an album entitled Classics.

The album was a unique solo recording of popular songs he made during his time with the Gaither Vocal Band. He has often performed on the stage of the “Grand Ole Opry” as a guest artist. Penrod hit back into the well of beloved hymns with his 7th solo release. Blessed Assurance was publicly released in February 2018. The album includes Penrod singing 12 newly recorded songs stressing his signature country sound.

Guy Penrod Net Worth

Penrod has an estimated net worth of $3 million dollar.

Guy Penrod Songs

  • Revelation Song
  • Then Came the Morning
  • Knowing You’ll Be There
  • Because He Lives
  • Amazing Love / Word Of God Speak
  • Knowing What I Know About Heaven
  • You Never Let Go
  • Victory In Jesus
  • There Is A River
  • He Hideth My Soul
  • Count Your Blessings
  • Trading My Sorrows
  • Does Jesus Care?
  • Leaning On the Everlasting Arms
  • When I Cry
  • Shout To The Lord
  • No, Not One!/This World Is Not My Home
  • The Haven Of Rest
  • When Love Was Slain
  • You Reign
  • He Came Down to My Level
  • I’ll Meet You In The Morning
  • Take My Life
  • What A Day That Will Be
  • Amazing Grace
  • Down At the Cross
  • Dwelling In Beulah Land
  • Jesus The Light Of The World
  • Just A Little While
  • The Ninety And Nine
  • The Old Rugged Cross
  • A Few Good Men
  • Guy Penrod Hymns
  • Some of the hymns are as listed below:
  • Leaning On The Everlasting Arms
  • Down At The Cross
  • Count Your Blessings
  • Take My Life
  • Victory In Jesus
  • He Hideth My Soul
  • You Reign
  • The Old Rugged Cross
  • Amazing Love / Word of God Speak (Medley)
  • Rock Of Ages / I Stand Amazed (Medley)
  • We’ll Understand It Better By And By
  • No, Not One! / This World Is Not My Home (Medley)
  • Amazing Grace
  • Revelation Song
  • ‘Tis So Sweet To Trust In Jesus
  • You Never Let Go
  • Trading My Sorrows
  • Shout To the Lord
  • When Love Was Slain
  • Does Jesus Care?
  • Because He Lives
  • Blessed Assurance Includes:
  • Blessed Assurance
  • Before The Throne Of God Above
  • There Is Power In The Blood
  • The Love Of God
  • In The Sweet By And By
  • Standing In The Need Of Prayer
  • I Surrender All
  • My Jesus, I Love Thee
  • In The Garden
  • Draw Me Nearer
  • Day By Day
  • I Will Sing Of My Redeemer

Guy Penrod Height

Penrod stands tall at a height of 6 feet 2 inches, he also has an average body weight.

Guy Penrod Family

Penrod was raised in Hobbs, New Mexico, His father was, was the lead pastor of Tewas, Baptist Church Rev. Joseph Loren Joe”Penrod, his mother is Barbara Josie. His siblings have not been listed if he has any.

Guy Penrod Wife and Children

Penrod is a married to his wife Angie Clark, they are the parents of seven handsome boys and one beautiful little girl namely Grayson Penrod, Joe Penrod, Jesse Penrod, Tyler Penrod, Lacy Penrod, Logan Penrod, Zacharia Penrod, and Levi Penrod.

A cowboy to his core, Guy and his family reside on a farm in the Tennessee countryside, where he finds great joy playing and working outdoors whenever possible.

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