Vince Gill Biography


Vince Gill

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Birth Name: Vince Gill
Birth Country: United States
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
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Vince Gill full name Vincent Grant "Vince" Gill is an American country singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He became popular in 1970s as front man to the country rock band Pure Prairie League. He was born on April 12, 1957 in Norman, Oklahoma, United States. His father, J. Stanley Gill, was a lawyer and administrative law judge. His mother Jerene Gill is Homemaker. His father was a great supporter of his. He is American and is of white ethnicity.

He has been married twice in his life till date. First he got married to Janis Oliver on 12 April, 1980. She is country music singer and an actress. They first met in Los Angeles when they were both starting out in music. They had one daughter together. After eighteen years of marriage they called off their relationship and got divorce on 30 June, 1998. He got married for second time on 10 March, 2000 to Amy Lee Grant. She is an American singer-songwriter, musician, author, media personality and actress. They met in 1993 for the first time and since then they formed a good friendship. They both had problem in their married life. Grant got divorced with his first husband in 1999. A few month after her divorced they both are spotted in many public place and one year after it they got married with each other. They have a daughter together. Besides this there is no information about his love affairs and girlfriend. His net worth is 30 million dollars.

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Born in Norman, Oklahoma, United States

1957 12th of April

He was born on April 12, 1957 in Norman, Oklahoma, United States. His father, J. Stanley Gill, was a lawyer and administrative law judge. His mother Jerene Gill is Homemaker. His father was a great supporter of him. He is American and is of white ethnicity.

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Joined Pure Prairie League

1979

He joined the country rock band Pure Prairie League in 1979. He was a lead singer of that band. He recorded three albums with the band. He gave voice in their several hit songs. He left that band in 1981 and joined Cherry Bombs.

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First marriage, Janis Oliver

1980 12th of April

First he got married to Janis Oliver on 12 April, 1980. She is country music singer and an actress. They first met in Los Angeles when they were both starting out in music. They had one daughter together. 

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First child, Jennifer Jerene Gill

1982 5th of March

He became father for first time in his life on 5 March, 1982. He and his ex-wife Janis Oliver welcomed their first child together and the child was beautiful little daughter. The couple named her Jennifer Jerene Gill.

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Won Grammy Award

1990

He won several prestigious awards. He won Grammy Awards twenty times so far. He is only one who won more than any other male country music artist till date. He won twenty out of forty nominations. First he won that award in 1990.

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Founded Vinny Pro-Celebrity Golf Invitational

1993

From his childhood days he was interested in playing golf. He has organized and participated in many charity events centered around golf so far. He founded the Vinny Pro-Celebrity Golf Invitational in 1993. It serves as the primary beneficiary for the Tennessee Golf Foundation.

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Death of his father

1997

1997 was very difficult year for Vince. That year he lost his great supporter, encourager and beloved person that was his father. His father J. Stanley Gill was died in 1997. It was very hard time for him.

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Divorced with Janis Oliver

1998 30th of June

After eighteen years of marriage, the couple called off their marriage and got divorced on 30 June, 1998. There was lots of trouble in their married life due to lack of understanding so they finally decide to get rid from it.

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Married to Amy Lee Grant

2000 10th of March

He got married for second time on 10 March, 2000 to Amy Lee Grant. She is an American singer-songwriter, musician, author, media personality and actress. They met in 1993 for the first time and since then they formed a good friendship.

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Second child, Corrina Grant Gill

2001 12th of March

After one year of Vince and Amy Grant married, they became parents of little sweet daughter. The daughter is second child of Vince and fourth child of Amy and first child of them. The couple named her Corrina Grant Gill.

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