Chris Tomlin has remained to be among the best inspirational songwriters in the world. He is a Christian music artist, a worship leader and a songwriter from Texas. He was a staff member at the Austin Stone Community Church, and he is currently signed to EMI’s sixstepsrecords. Tomlin currently leads worship at various Passion events. Among his most known songs are ‘How Great is Our God,’ and ‘Jesus Messiah.’ Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Chris Tomlin in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Chris was born in 1972 on May 4th in Grand Saline, Texas. His parents are Dona and Connie Tomlin, and he has two younger brothers. Cory and Ryan. His first guitar was given to him by his dad, and he learned how to play it together with his friend, Willie Nelson. When he was fourteen years, he wrote his first song, and after graduating from Grand Saline High School in 1990, he joined college where he was studying Physical Therapy.
In the 1990s, he was a worship leader at Dawson McAllister Youth Conferences as well as various church camps that were in Texas. Tomlin joined Tyler Junior College and later Texas A&M University. After college, he formed a band with the Harvest Ministry which was at the Woodlands United Methodist Church.
Tomlin fell in love with Lauren Bricken, and they tied the knot in 2010. In 2011, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child. This was done on Twitter, and their daughter was born in 2011. In 2014, they were blessed with another child, and the names of their two children were Madison Amore Tamlin and Ashlyn Tomlin.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In the year 2001, that is when Chris released his first recording that was titled ‘The Noise We Make.’ The song did well as it accumulated millions of views and it remained to be among the best albums that he has worked on. Amazingly, he does not create his music alone as he depends on a band that they work together. Whenever they are creating music, they normally make use of beats as they have different instruments. One of his albums ‘Arriving’ peaked at position three on the Top Christians Albums Charts. He has won multiple awards including Grammy Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
Chris Tomlin net worth is estimated to be over $3 million. This fortune has been generated from his career in music where he has produced several albums that have enjoyed huge commercial success. He earned between $500,000 and $1 million on each of his album sales. He has performed in multiple concerts and shows which has earned him a fortune.
Chris has built himself as a brand when it comes to music. He has released several albums that have enjoyed very good sales and went on to perform in multiple concerts. He is married to Lauren Bricken and has to children Ashlyn and Madison.