Bill Gaither, William J. Gaither, is an American singer and composer of Southern gospel and contemporary Christian music. He was born on March 28, 1936 in Alexandria, Indiana, the USA to George and Lela Gaither.
Bill attended college at Anderson College, where he joined Taylor University a year later. In 1959 Gaither graduated from Anderson with a major in English and a minor in music, after which he served as an English teacher.
He resigned from his teaching job in 1967 and worked full time in the Christian music industry. This is after trying for a few years to manage both his music career and his full-time teaching job.
Gaither initially pursued a career with the Bill Gaither Trio in the 1950s. He formed the group while in college at Anderson College. The group consisted of himself, his sister Mary Ann and brother Danny Gaither.
The trio group recorded their groundbreaking song ‘He Touched Me’ in 1964. Around 1964, his sister’s place was taken over by Bill’s wife, Gloria Gaither.
Bill married Gloria Sickal I n 1962 , his wife became the best writing partner who could find anywhere. The couple spent the first five years of their union juggling full-time teaching jobs, writing, singing, recording and publishing until music became their full-time job in 1967.
The couple made music by helping each other, this led to writing more than 700 popular gospel songs, including the standard hymns’ Why He Lives’, ‘The King is Coming’, ‘Something Beautiful’, ‘He Touched Me , ” It is finished ‘,’ There is something in that name ‘,’ We praise only the Lord ‘and’ Love God, love each other ‘.
Bill and Gloria have together won eight Grammy Awards and more than a dozen nominations, and have received more than two dozen Dove Awards from the Gospel Music Association, earning the Gospel Music Association ‘Songwriter of the Year’ eight times.
After decades of unexpected musical success, Bill and Gloria still run their business from Bill’s birthplace in Alexandria, Indiana, and live in the same house where their family was raised. They live a lifestyle focused on investing their resources in permanent things.
BILL GAITHER’S AGE AND BIRTHDAY
He was born on March 28, 1936 in Alexandria, Indiana, United States. He is 84 years old in 2020. He celebrates his birthday on March 28 every year.
FAMILY BILL AND GLORIA GAITHER – WIFE AND CHILDREN
Bill married Gloria Sickal in 1982 and the family lives in Alexandria, Indiana, and has three adult children; Suzanne, Amy, and Beniamino.
MEASUREMENTS AND FACTS BY BILL GAITHER
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• Full Name : William James Gaither
• Also known as? : Bill Gaither
• Age / how old? : 84 years (2020)
• Date of birth : March 28, 1936
• Place of birth : Alexandria, Indiana, United States
• Birthday: March 28
• Nationality: American
• Education: Anderson College
• Father’s Name : George Gaither
• Mother’s Name : Lela Gaither
• Siblings: Mary Ann, Danny Gaither
• Bride: Gloria Sickal
• Children / Teens : Benjy Gaither, Amy Gaither, Suzanne Gaither
• Height / how tall is he? : Not listed
• Weight: Not listed
• Profession: Singer and songwriter
• Music Groups : Gaither Vocal Band, Bill Gaither Trio (1956-1991)
• Movies and TV Shows: Bill and Gloria Gaither: Joy in the Camp, MORE
• Album: Gaither Gospel Series: Back Home In Indiana
• Net Worth : $ 12 million (2020)
NET WORTH OF BILL GAITHER
He has an estimated net worth of $ 12 million (2020).
BILL GAITHER HOMECOMING
When you combine beautiful harmonies, wonderful voices and incredible musicians with timeless and inspiring songs, something special happens: a homecoming. Enjoy the most incredible Gaither Homecoming performances of the last twenty years in an inspiring collection.
Each DVD comes with special bonus features including behind-the-scenes footage, interviews and Gaither comedy. And it’s all packed in an attractive collector’s box.
BILL GAITHER SONGS
- Because he lives
- God on the mountain
- It touched me
- Sometimes it takes a mountain
- ‘Til the Storm Passes By
- Sinner saved by grace
- I believe in a hill called Monte Calvario
- The king is coming
- I have never been so nostalgic before
- Alpha and Omega
- Amazing Grace
- This is exactly what heaven means to me
- Love can transform the world
- The sacred hills of heaven call me
- Very blessed, highly favored
- Glorious impossible
- Yes, I know!
- There is a fountain
- You are all in all / Canon in D.
- He’s here
- The burdens are lifted at Calvary
- The sturdy old cross made all the difference
- Leaning On Eternal Arms
- Then I will live
- At the crossroads
- O my lord
- I bowed to my knees
- Where no one is alone
- God’s love
- He will take you
ALBUM DI BILL GAITHER – BILL GAITHER TRIO
- All day singing
- Canadian homecoming
- Hymn Classics
- I believe it
- Greatly blessed
- Journey to the sky
- Country Bluegrass Homecoming
- It touched me
- Classic Moments from Bill Gaither’s Trio, Vol. 2
- A tribute to Howard and Vestal Goodman
- Classic moments from Bill Gaither’s trio
- Because he lives
- Bill Gaither Remastered Collection (feat. Leroy’s Buddy / Honey Hill) [Remastered 2016]
- The king is coming
- welcome home
- Return home to the Kennedy Center
- Harmony in the heart
- Homecoming of the Rocky Mountains
- The best of Bill Gaither
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT BILL GAITHER
HOW OLD IS BILL GAITHER NOW?
Gaither is 84 years old in 2020 having been born on March 28, 1936.
WHAT IS BILL GAITHER’S NET WORTH?
As of April 2020, Bill has an estimated net worth of $ 12 million. Most of his income comes from his music.
WHAT RELIGION ARE THE GAITHERS?
They are Christians who sing gospel songs.
WHERE DOES BILL GAITHER LIVE?
Bill and his wife Gloria live in Alexandria, Indiana and have three grown children.
DOES BILL GAITHER STILL SING?
Yes, Gaither and his group still perform to this day, most of the Gaither are old but they continue to tour different cities.
ARE THE GAITHERS STILL ALIVE?
Bill and his wife Gloria still live in Indiana and have three grown children.
WHAT SONGS DID THE GAITHERS WRITE?
Bil and his wife, Gloria, have written more than 700 songs, including: ‘The Longer I Serve Him’, ‘Why He Lives’, ‘The King Is Coming’, ‘Sinner Saved By Grace’, ‘Something Beautiful’, ‘He touched Me’, ‘It’s finished’, ‘Jesus, there is something in that name’ ‘I will sing’ and ‘We praise only the Lord.
WHEN DID DANNY GAITHER DIE?
Daniel J. ‘Danny’ Gaither (also known as Danny Gaither), the original tenor voice of the Bill Gaither Trio, died at the age of 62. Gaither died in Indianapolis after a five-year battle with lymphoma. Danny Gaither won several Grammys and Dove for his work and was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in April 1999.
HOW MANY SONGS HAVE THE GAITHERS WRITTEN?
Bil and his wife, Gloria, have written over 700 songs.