Michael English Biography and Wiki
Michael English is an American Christian singer and record producer who is famously known for his highest-charting solo single ” Your Love Amazes Me” which reached No. 10 on the Adult contemporary chart in 1996. He recorded eight studio albums during his solo career.
English was a member of his family’s singing group and later a member of the Gaither Vocal Band. English was inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame in 2011.
Michael English Age and Birthday
Michael was born on April 12, 1962, in Kenansville, North Carolina, United States of America. He is currently 58 years old as of 2021. His birth sign is Aries.
Michael English Height
English stands at an average height and stature. However his actual height measurements have not yet been revealed to the public, this section will be updated when available.
Michael English Education and Career
After graduating from high school, he joined The Singing Americans, where he shortened his name to Mike English, later going back to Michael. In 1982, Mike left the group and joined The Goodmans. He later joined a regional group, The Gospel Couriers, for about six months until he rejoined The Singing Americans.
It was then that he had his first big success in southern gospel music with the live recording of what would become his signature song, “I Bowed on My Knees (And Cried, Holy)”. Michael also won two Dove Awards in 1992 for Male Vocalist and New Artist.
His final appearance with the group was performing “Alpha and Omega” at the 2013 Dove Awards after he made an announcement that he would be leaving the Gaither Vocal Band to devote more time to his solo career in October 2013.
Michael English Family
Michael is the proud son of Aubine and Grace English, he was born in Kenansville, North Carolina, and raised up in a town called North East, near Wallace, North Carolina. He performed in the family singing group called the singing Samaritans from 1972 until 1980.
Michael English Wife
English is currently married to his beautiful wife Marcie Stambaugh, a minister’s girl, in Nashville, Tennessee. They got married on August 29th, 2002, at a wedding that took place in Nashville, TN.
Michael English First Wife
Before getting married to his wife Marcie, he was previously married to Lisa Bailey and they had a daughter Megan who was born in late 1984. Their divorce was due to his affair with another woman called Jordan. English even got Jordan pregnant and was even dropped by the label.
Michael English Children
Michael English has three kids. From his first relationship, his daughter named Megan and another still under research. He later married another woman and had another daughter called Isabella.
Michael English Net Worth
English is estimated to have a net worth of approximately $10 million USD. His source of income is his career as a musician and a record producer.
Michael English Awards
- 1992 New Artist of the Year
- Male Vocalist of the Year
- 1993 Male Vocalist of the Year
- Praise and Worship Album of the Year Coram Deo (shared with Michael Card, Charlie Peacock, Susan Ashton, Out of the Grey, Charlie Peacock)
- 1994 Vocalist of the Year
- Male Vocalist of the Year
- Inspirational Song of the Year “Holding Out Hope To You”
- Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year Hope
- Southern Gospel Song of the Year, Southern Classics; Gaither Vocal Band (co-producer)
Michael English Albums
1991: Michael English (Curb Records)
1993: Hope (Curb)
1995: Healing (Curb)
1996: Freedom (Curb)
1998: Gospel (Curb)
2000: Heaven to Earth (Curb)
2003: A Michael English Christmas (Curb)
2006: Greatest Hits: In Christ Alone (Curb)
2008: The Prodigal Comes Home (Curb)
2013: Some People Change (Curb)
2015: Worship (Daywind)
2017: Love is the Golden Rule (Daywind)