Christopher Dwayne Tomlin is a renowned American contemporary gospel music singer and songwriter. Moreover, he is also a worship leader in Grand Saline, Texas. Read this to know Chris Tomlin’s net worth. Meet his wife Lauren Bricken and their kids.
Tomlin has released popular singles such as “Whom Shall I Fear,” “Lord I Need You,” “How Great is Our God,” and “Our God.”
Tomlin has been able to maintain his successful music career over the years. Doing so, he has been awarded and nominated several times. If you are a contemporary gospel music lover, you must have heard of Chris Tomlin.
Who Is Chris Tomlin? His Early Life.
Chris Tomlin was born on 4th May 1972 in Grand Saline, Texas. His parents are Connie and Donna Tomlin. He was raised alongside his younger brothers, Cory Tomlin and Ryan Tomlin.
At fourteen years, Chris wrote his first worship song. While still in high school, Chris learned how to lead worship songs.
In 1990, he graduated from Grand Saline High School and, later on, joined Tyler Junior College, where he planned to major either in medicine or physical therapy.
In two years, Tomlin graduated and joined Texas A&M University, where he studied medicine. Afterward, he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology in 1994.
Chris Tomlin Career Highlight
Chris Tomlin released ‘Inside your love,’ an independent release song, in 1995. He then released others: Authentic (1998) and Too Much Free Time (1998) feat Ross King.
In 2001, Tomlin released his first solo project, ‘The Noise We Make.’ One of his albums, ‘Alive,’ charted as Number one on Billboard’s Hot Christian Album Charts.
His songs were highly praised. His albums topped the Hot Christian Album Charts six times. Aside from his music career, Chris Tomlin has also ventured into other projects.
For instance, he is among the members of CompassionateArt, a charity and songwriting team. CompassionateArt even released an album in 2008. In 2012, Tomlin became one of the board of directors of a nonprofit organization known as ‘CURE International.’
Tomlin and his wife also started a nonprofit organization called Angel Armies. The organization’s point is to bring people and ministries together to solve issues regarding Vulnerable youths in the United States.
Net Worth and Income
As of 2021, Chris Tomlin’s net worth stands at $2 million. His music career has played a big part in the growth of his wealth. In 2004, his album, ‘Arriving,’ (Certified Platinum by RIAA) made roughly $1 million.
The estimated earnings from his other album, ‘See the Morning,’ was also $1 million. Further reports also suggest that Chris made over $500,000 from the albums: Hello Love, How Great is Our God, And If Our God Is For Us.
Collectively, these five albums have brought in around $5 million in revenue. A good chunk of this profit goes towards Tomlin.
Chris Tomlin Married to Wife, Lauren Bricken
Chris Tomlin and his wife, Lauren Bricken, have been living a happy marriage since they exchanged their vows.
Tomlin is yet to discuss details of his relationship life. The only information we were able to gather was that they got married on 9th November 2010.
Chris and Lauren have three daughters: Madison Amore, Ashlyn Alexandra, and Elle Grace Tomlin.
Madison was born on 7th October 2014, while Elle Grace was born on 14th December 2020. To date, there is not much to know about their firstborn daughter, Ashlyn.