Mark Lowry | Biography

Posted On: 20 Aug, 2014


Mark Lowry | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth June 24, 1958
Age 59 Years 4 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Comedian, Singer
Wife/Spouse Not Yet
Girlfriend Not Yet
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian Yes (Rumored)
Partner N/A
Divorced? N/A
Married Not Yet
Net Worth $58 million dollar
Height 5 feet 8 inches
Weight N/A

Best known for the hilarious comedy, Mark Lowry is known to be one of the successful celebrity of America. He was born on 24th of June, 1958 in Houston, Texas.

Besides comedy, he is also a singer and song writer. He is best known for the “Mary, Did You Know?” song in which he is a co-writer.

He is actively involved from 1980, and he is continuously involving himself in it till now. He usually describes his childhood in his comedy. In his childhood, he has a passion for singing.

His comedy career also began from the same period. He started to use monologs in the long pause between the song when he performed in a team of Charles Hughes and David Musselman.

Those monologs were well received by the audience. So, he continued both singing and the comedy from then on. He got in an accident I 1978 from which he spends a good deal of time in physical therapy to recover.

He has performed with the Guitar Vocal Band from 1988 to 2001. He rejoined this group in 2009 and performed from there until 2013. Till today, he has recorded 12 albums including both music songs as well as comedy.

He wrote the lyrics of famous song “Mary, Did You Know?” in 1984. After four years of writing the lyrics, he was approached by Bill Gaither in 1988. He asked to join the Gaither Vocal Band as the baritone.

He remained there for 13 years. In this time, he became popular with audiences. Because of this reason, he also became co-host in much concerned as well as the shows which Gaither and the band played.

12 years after writing the lyrics of Mary, Did You Know? musician, as well as songwriter Buddy Greene and Lowry, composed the music. This Christmas play script later became the popular song.

He has also produced many comedy videos. His first video “Mark Lowry: My First Comedy” was released in 1988. Then, he made the sequel of the first one. These videos made him even more popular among the audiences.

He performed at Beacon Theatre in NYC in 2000 and also in “Mark Lowry to Hollywood” and captures it to DVD which was released in 2005.

With the height of 5 feet 8 inch, he is known to be the tall guy among his colleagues. At the age of 56 also, he seems to be actively involved in both comedy and the music.

In these days, he is performing his music and comedy concerts tour as well as recording comedy and music CD albums. He is also in the crew member of “Bill Gaither’s Homecoming Videos, where he is a co-host. He has frequently been co-hosting the TV show, “Red Letter Christians” from March 2011.

Although there has been gossip related to his relationship as well as family, he has not yet decided to get married and remained single. He said that he has difficulty to choose the wife.

He has one brother and one sister. He lives with his family of three nieces and three nephews. He said that he has no time for dating or making a girlfriend. He also mentioned that he had surpassed the age of marriage.

He has used the term “divorce” as the unsettlement of two souls. Because of his busy schedule, he has not got time to rethink about this topic. As he has remained unmarried, many people say that he is a gay.

He has the net worth of $58 million which also made him one of the richest comedian in the world. If you want to know more about Lowry’s biography, you can visit wiki he is also available on Twitter.

Judy Martin Hess and me on the bus.

His shirtless pictures can also be found on these sites. His videos can be viewed on YouTube and to get personal information, you can also visit http://marklowry.com/