10 Interesting Facts About Bill Gaither You Do Not Wish To Miss Out

William James Gaither, popularly known as Bill Gaither, is an American singer and song composer of the southern gospel and also Christian music. He was born on the 28th of March, 1936, in Alexandria, Indiana, in the United States of America. He is known to sing and compose numerous songs with his wife, Gloria. Generally, the two have composed 600 songs, and by 2005, the number had risen to 700.

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  • Bill Gaither was born on the 28th of March, 1936, in Alexandria, Indiana, in the United States of America. He is currently 84 years old as of 2020. He, therefore, celebrates his happy birthday with his family and friends on the 28th of March every. He will celebrate his next birthday on the 28th of March, 2021, when he will be turning 85 years.
  • Gaither was born in a family of three children. His father is called George Gaither while his mother is known as Lela Gaither. He also has two siblings, namely, Mary Ann Gaither and Danny Gaither. The family is a devoted Christian by faith.
  • Gaither acquired his education at Anderson College after learning from Taylor University for one year. He graduated from Anderson in 1959 with a bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in music.
  • Gaither married his beautiful and loving wife, Gloria Sickal in the year 1982, and the two lives in Alexandria, Indiana, in the United States of America. The couple’s marriage is blessed with three grown-up children, namely, Suzanne, Amy, and Benjamin. Bill’s wife was the best writer that he had ever found.
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Bill and Gloria Gaither
  • At the college, Bill Gaither formed a group that consisted of Marry Anne and Danny Gaither, among others who recorded their song, ‘He touched me.’ After graduating from the college of Anderson, Bill started working as an English teacher and later on resigned from the job and worked full-time as a musician in the Christian Music Industry.
  • After marriage, Bill and Gloria Gaither spent most of their time teaching jobs, singing, recording, and publishing their music until in 1967 when they resumed music as their passionate career.
  • Bill and Gloria have won eight honored awards and over a dozen nominations. They have also received over two dozen Dove Awards from the Gospel Music Association, thereby acquiring the Gospel Music Association’s ‘Songwriter of the Year.’
  • Gaither is a very talented and skillful musician who brings harmony and peace in the hearts of those who listen to his music. Every of his DVD presents itself with special bonus features like behind the scenes footage, Gaither comedy, and interviews.
  • Gaither got the inspiration of becoming a singer from southern gospel singers like Jake Hess and Hovie Lister. He also got inspiration from groups such as the Speers, the Statesmen, and the Happy Goodman. As a singer, Gaither has song many albums of songs, of which some of them are listed below.
  • Bill Gaither has an estimated net worth of $12 million as of 2020, making him one of the richest and influential musicians in America.

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