Michael W. Smith Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Apr, 2016
Facts of Michael W. Smith
Date of Birth: 1957 , October-7
Age: 62 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Michael W. Smith
Birth Name Michael Whitaker Smith
Father Paul Smith
Mother Barbara Smith
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Kenova, West Virginia
Ethnicity White
Profession Musician
Net Worth $ 3 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Famous for Songwriter, musician, composer, actor
Married Yes
Married to Deboran
Children 5
Divorce N/A
Education Marshall University
Awards Favorite New Adult Contemporary Artist
Movies 90 Minutes in Heaven
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Michael W. Smith was born on October 7, 1957 and is 58 years old age. He was born in Kenova, West Virginia, United States as Michael Whitaker Smith. Smith was born as the son of mother Barbara Smith and father Paul Smith. Michael was raised in West Virginia. His father used to work at the Ashland Oil Refinery as oil refinery worker. Smithís nationality is American. According to his ethnicity he is white. Smith has a sister named Kim Smith.

Michael W. Smith with a huge interest in music learned piano at an early age and he started singing in his church choir. Later at the age of 10 with an intense spiritual experience he led in the way of becoming a devout Christian.

Michael W. Smith released his first album The Michael W. Smith Project in 1983 in which he was also the producer of the album. And his second album was Michael W. Smith 2 which was released in 1984. In 1986, Smith released his third album The Big Picture, which included the songs like Wired for Sound, Pursuit of the Dream, Lamu and many others.

In 1992 he released an album entitled Change Your World, which is his one of the most commercially successful album which included the songs Picture Perfect, Somewhere Somehow and I Will Be Here For You. Michaelís other super hit albums are I 2 (EYE), Big Picture, This Is Your Time and others.

Michael W. Smith has also won several prestigious awards including, Grammy Awards, Dove Awards and American Music Awards. Smith won Grammy Awards in 1984 for Best Gospel Performance, in 1995 for Best Pop Contemporary Gospel Album and in 2002 Best Pop Contemporary Gospel Album. His single "I Will Be Here" along with Steven Curtis Chapman is one of the most successful songs.

Michael W. Smithís current relational status is married to Deborah "Debbie" Kay Davis. And his sexual orientation is straight.

Smith was married to Deborah "Debbie" Kay Davis in 1982 in a private event. Smith has five children with his wife Deboran and their name is Ryan Smith, Whitney Katherine Smith, Tyler Michael, Anna Elizabeth, and Emily Allison. His son Ryan is a filmmaker and is also director of the movie After.

Smith currently lives with his family in Nashville suburbs and he also lives in Smith family farm. Smith is very religious person, he and his wife has been member of the church. From political point of view, he supports Republican Party and he has several prominent Republicans friends including former President George W. Bush.

Michael W. Smithís net worth is about 3 million dollars but his salary is not updated yet. Being a super star musician he has been popular in wiki and his fans often search his bio.

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