Chris Tomlin Biography

Updated On May 30, 2019 Published On Aug 28, 2015
Facts of Chris Tomlin
Date of Birth: 1972 , May-4
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Chris Tomlin
Birth Name Christopher Dwayne Tomlin
Nick Name Chris
Father Connie Tomlin
Mother Donna Tomlin
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Grand Saline, Texas
Ethnicity White
Profession Musician
Net Worth $2 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Famous for Singer, songwriter, worship leader
Married Yes
Married to Lauren Bricken (m. 2010)
Children N/A
Divorce N/A
Awards Songwriter of the Year
Albums Never Lose Sight
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Christopher Dwayne Tomlin is contemporary Christian music (CCM) artist, worship leader, and songwriter from the United States of America.

Chris Tomlin Early Life, Education

He was born on 4 May 1972 in Grand Saline, Texas to Connie and Donna Tomlin. He is an elder brother to Ryan and Cory. Tomlin learned guitar from Willie Nelson records and wrote first worship song at the age of fourteen.

He attended Tyler Junior College as well as Texas A&M University. He was a worship leader in various church camps in mid-1990s.

Chris Tomlin is Married to Wife Lauren Bricken, Children

Tomlin is a married man. He married his long-term girlfriend Lauren Bricken on 9 November 2010 in a beautiful wedding ceremony and ever since they are enjoying their marital relationship happily. They married on November 9, 2010, and there is no sign of their divorce.

They have two children and both are daughters, first is Madison Amore Tomlin born on September 22, 2011, and Ashlyn Alexandra Tomlin on October 7, 2014. There is no rumor about his extra marital affair.

What is Chris Tomlin's Net Worth?

He has the net worth of $2 million dollars and there is no exact information about his salary but he might have the salary in thousands of dollars.

Career & Awards

Tomlin was nominated for Grammy awards for seven times and won Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for "If Our God Is For Us" in 2012. He has a record on nominations for Dove Awards for 32 times and holding the title for 19 times.

He is active on Twitter and Instagram. His first album was the "noise", which was released on 2001 that succeeded to rank the top position at the worship song lists. Although Tomlin is a solo artist, he also uses band lineup and plays guitar as well as piano for his band.

Tomlin's five songs, that he wrote himself were included in Christian Copyright Licensing International's list of the top 25 worship songs in the US in August 2007. In May 2008 he left The Austin Stone Community Church, to start a new church in Atlanta, Georgia in which he was one of the worship leaders.

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Chris Tomlin facts on timeline

Born in Grand Saline, Texas, US

May 4 , 1972

Chris was born in Grand Saline, Texas, U.S.A. to Connie and Donna Tomlin. He is a elder brother to Ryan and Cory. Tomlin learned guitar by playing along with Willie Nelson records and wrote the first worship song at the age of fourteen.

Married Lauren Bricken

November 9 , 2010

Tomlin is a married man and lives happily with his wife Lauren Bricken. They married on November 9, 2010, and there is no sign of divorce.There is no rumor about his extra marital affair. They have two daughters together.

Gave birth to first child Madison Amore Tomlin

September 20 , 2011

Tomlin is a married man and lives happily with his wife Lauren Bricken. They have two daughters together, Madison Amore Tomlin born on September 22, 2011 and Ashlyn Alexandra Tomlin, born on October 7, 2014. 

first album The noise we make

2001

Tomlin first album 'the noise we make' was released in 2001. The songs in this album reached the number one position at worship song lists. Although Tomlin is a solo artist, he also uses band lineup and plays guitar and piano with his band.

Won Grammy Awards

2012

Tomlin was nominated for Grammy awards for seven times and won Best Contemporary Christian Music Album "And If Our God Is For Us".  in 2012 his song 'I lift my hand's was also nominated same year for Best Contemporary Christian Music Song.

Won Billboard Music Awards

2011

Tomlin was nominated in Billboard Music Awards in three categories and won two titles. He won Top Christian artist and Top Christian song for 'song of our god'. And his album and 'if our God is for us' nominated once.

Won Dove awards

2013

He nominated for record of  32 times for Dove Awards and won 19 times out of them. He was nominated and titled for other several awards. In 013, he won two categories 'Praise and worship album of the year' and 'Special event album of the year'.