Guy Penrod (born July 2, 1963) is a lead singer for the rock band Hybrid, as well as an actor, music producer, and gospel musician. After Penrod joined the Bill Gaither Vocal Band in 1994, he rose to fame.
|Full name||Guy Allen Penrod|
|Date of birth||July 2, 1963|
|Birth place||Abilene, Texas, USA|
|Net worth||$3 million|
Early life and education
Guy Penrod was born in the United States in Abilene, Texas, and was reared in Hobbs, New Mexico. The artist’s parents are Barbara Grey Penrod, his father, and Reverend Joseph Loren, his mother. His father previously served as the Temple Baptist Church’s pastor. Nothing is currently known about Guy’s siblings.
Before enrolling at Liberty University, Guy graduated from Hobbs High School.
Parents and family
The Rev. Joseph Loren Penrod and Barbara Josie Penrod are his parents. Little is known about his family.
Unlike other gospel performers in the industry, Guy’s musical career is not focused on fame or fortune but rather on service. He rose to fame as a result of his efforts in gospel music. He began his career in the 1980s backing up several artists, including Michael W. Smith.
Through his employment as a studio backup singer, he got to know well-known musicians like Bill Gaither, and he eventually joined the Bill Gaither Vocal Band. He left the Gaither Vocal Band in 2009 to begin his solo career. The same year, the Servant Record label released Breathe Deep, his debut solo album. In 2011, Guy was inducted into the Texas Gospel Music Hall of Fame.
Hymns, his second solo album, debuted at No. 1 on the Nielsen SoundScan Southern Gospel retail chart when it was released in 2012. Additionally, the CD was noted as one of the year’s top-selling southern gospel records. He took over as host of the well-liked Daystar Television Network programme Gospel Music Showcase the same year. The programme, which focuses on southern gospel music, airs every Saturday. His seventh solo album, Blessed Assurance, was released in February 2018.
Guy Penrod has also received many honours for his singing and musical compositions. He has received various honours, including a Grammy in 2008 for the Loving Life initiative. He was also elected Soloist of the Year at the National Quartet Convention in 2013.
His songs include “Count on Me,” “Jesse Taylor,” “The Old Rugged Cross Made the Difference,” “Yes I Know,” “Because He Lives,” “Singing With the Saints,” “I’m Forgiven,” “Build an Ark,” “Alpha & Omega,” “Loving God,” as well as “Then Came the Morning.”
He made his acting debut in the television show Gaither’s Pond as Guppie Penrod. Later, he was selected to play Kevin Winslow in the television movie Touched by an Angel. The American actor has also appeared personally in a number of television shows.
Wife and kids
Guy Penrod and Angie Clark have been wed for more than three decades. In 1985, on Guy’s graduation day, the couple exchanged vows in the late hours. Soon after getting married, the pair moved to Atlanta, where Guy worked. Soon after their wedding, the couple moved to Atlanta, where Guy was employed as a piano teacher.
The couple has eight kids in total, seven boys and one girl. The children of Guy Penrod go by the names of Grayson, Joe, Jesse, Levi, Taylor, Logan, Zachariah, and Lacy Penrod. Additionally, he has three grandchildren. Logan, Jesse, and Joe Penrod, Guy Penrod’s three sons, are all the grandparents of his grandchildren.
His estimated net worth is at $3 million. He earned much of his wealth via his singing career. Guy has also made a lot of money from his acting career.