Marvin Sapp Biography, Age, Parents, Wife, Children, Net Worth, Songs and Albums

Marvin Sapp American Gospel music singer-songwriter

Marvin Sapp Biography

Marvin Sapp is an American Pastor, singer, and songwriter whose music genre is Gospel, Contemporary Christian, inspirational, and Worship. He is also known for being the founder and the leading pastor of Lighthouse Full Life Center Church, which is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


Sapp started singing in church in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the early age of four. With a number of Gospel groups and ensembles, he spent his teenage years singing. He studied in Indianapolis, Indiana, at the unaccredited Aenon Bible College. After Keith Staten left Commissioned in 1990, Sapp left school and joined the group to sing under the invitation of Gospel singer Fred Hammond.

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 Marvin Sapp?

Born as Marvin Louis Sapp, the American singer is 54 years old as of July 28, 2021. He was born on January 28, 1967, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.

Marvin Sapp Family

He is the son of Henry Lewis Sapp and Lodena Holyfield. It is not known if he had siblings or was the only child of the family.

American Gospel music singer-songwriter
Marvin Sapp American Gospel music singer-songwriter

 Husband | Marvin Sapp Children

Sapp is a widower. He was married to MaLinda Prince Sapp, who served as the administrative pastor at their Lighthouse Full Life Center Church. MaLinda 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. He has accrued his wealth from 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 – Never Would Have Made It

His single Never Would Have Made It is from his seventh studio album Thirsty. The song is a tribute after the death of Sapp’s father, Henry Lewis Sapp, Jr. The song was made by divine inspiration the Sunday after his father’s burial. The album is Sapp’s greatest success on the American music charts so far.

The album peaked on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States at # 82. It also topped the table of Billboard Hot Gospel Songs and reached the top twenty on the chart of Billboard Hot R&B / Hip-Hop Songs. For 46 weeks, the album topped the gospel chart. The single was also platinum certified by the RIAA.

Marvin Sapp Thirsty

Sapp’s live album Thirsty is the fourth album that was released on Verity Records. The album was successful commercially in Gospel Music, peaking at number 28 in the U.S. Billboard 200, on the Top R&B / Hip-Hop Albums, number 4, and on the Top Gospel Albums chart, number 1. On July 9, 2008, it was certified Gold by the RIAA and sold over 712,000 copies as of March 2010. This is the best-selling album of Marvin Sapp’s solo career. On the first disc of the 2010 gospel compilation album WOW Gospel 2010, the song ‘Praise Him in Advance’ was included.

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

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