Marvin Sapp Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Children, Net Worth, Songs

Marvin Sapp Biography

Marvin Sapp is an award-winning American gospel music singer and songwriter. He was the all-time highest charting gospel artist of tracking album sales in Billboard’s 54-year history. Some of his popular songs include Never Would Have Made It and Praise Him in Advance.

How old is Marvin Sapp? – Age

Sapp is 57 years old as of 2024. He was born on May 16, 1994, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States, where he also grew up.

How tall is Marvin Sapp? – Height

He stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.80 m) tall.

Mother, Father, and Brothers – Family

Marvin was born to parents; Henry Lewis Sapp and Lodena Holyfield. He grew up along with his four brothers in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. It is known that he started singing in church at 4 years of age.

Marvin Sapp Education

Sapp enrolled at Aenon Bible College in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he studied and graduated. Further details regarding his educational background will be updated soon.

Is Marvin Sapp Married? – Wife

Marvin was previously married to his late wife, MaLinda Prince Sapp, in 1992. She was the administrative pastor at his Lighthouse Full Life Center Church. It is known that the couple met back when he was in third grade. Unfortunately, she passed away due to complications of colon cancer in 2010. Presently, he has not disclosed to the public whether he is currently married, in any relationship, or seeing someone.

Gospel Singer Marvin Sapp Photo
Gospel Singer Marvin Sapp Photo


Sapp and his late wife MaLinda has been blessed with three children. They are; Madisson Sapp, Marvin II Sapp, and Mikaila Sapp. It is known that Marvin was born in August 1994, Marvin on August 1994, while Madisson’s birth was on June 1999.

Music Career

Marvin is a vastly recognized gospel music singer who won seven Gospel Stellar Awards that he was nominated for. He is also known for his Here I Am album which was recorded at Resurrection Life Church in Wyoming, Michigan.

It is known that he sold approximately 76,000 copies of the albulm’s first week out. Likewise, it debuted on the Billboard 200 chart at No. 2 hence becoming the highest-charting gospel album. Most noteworthy, the album’s The Best in Me lead single peaked at No. 1 on Billboard’s Gospel Songs chart.

In addition, it reached No. 14 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and No. 20 on Billboard’s Urban AC chart. He had his career start in music as a contemporary gospel solo artist in 1996. During this time, he released of the Never Would Have Made It single which peaked at No. 14 on the U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.

Furthermore, he debuted at No. 4 on the U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and No. 28 on the U.S. Billboard 200. On the other hand, he often recorded with the Commissioned group prior to his record-breaking solo career.

Net Worth

Sapp has an estimated net worth of $4 Million.


  • He Has His Hands on You
  • Listen
  • Thank You For It All
  • My Testimony
  • You Are God Alone
  • Perfect Peace
  • Live
  • Yes You Can
  • Not the Time, Not the Place
  • I Believe
  • All in Your Hands
  • Worshipper in Me
  • Undefeated
  • Here I Am
  • Thirsty
  • Running Back To You
  • Magnify


  • Seven Gospel Stellar Awards
  • BET Awards
  • GMA Dove Award
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