Mark Lowry Response To Gay Rumors Amid Married Questions!
- Date of Birth 1958-06-24
- Age 63 Years 0 Month(s)
- Nationality American
- Profession Singer
- Birth Name Mark Alan Lowry
- Zodiac Sign Cancer
- Ethnicity/Race Mixed
- Father Charles Lowry
- Mother Beverly Lowry
- Brother/s Charles Michael Lowry
- Sister/s Melissa L. Carter
- Children/Kids Not Yet
- Relationship Status Single
- Divorce/Split Not Yet
- Gay No
- Net Worth $8 Million (Estimated)
- Career 1980-present
- College Liberty University
- Height/ How Tall? N\A
- Weight N/A
- Hair Short
- Hair Color Black & White
- Eye Color Dark Brown
American comedian Mark Lowry entered the entertainment industry as a musician. He was a member of Gaither Vocal band and has written the song "Mary, Did You Know?"
Since an early age, he has made people laugh and so he started his journey as a comedian with the video Mark Lowry: My First Comedy Video in 1988. Since then, he has been a singer, songwriter, and a renowned comedian who could make people laugh at his jokes rather than at him.
With his well-accomplished journey, Mark also found the love of his life amid gay rumors.
More Than Half A Century In Age; Not Married But Dating History
The Texas native, Mark Lowry, has spent more than half of his life making the people laugh. He is bestowed with the talent to make the people laugh and instantly make them cry.
He is entertaining the audience since the young age of 11, but it seems he has not found the special one who could give his entertained life a new meaning. Well, the talented singer and songwriter have not got married though he has already crossed the age of 60.
In an interview with Modbee in January 2009, when he was asked about his married life and his children. He reluctantly answered that though he was 50 by the age, he never got married and also didn't have kids. He stated,
"No, I never did get married. You've got to learn to live with the cards you're dealt. (The apostle) Paul was right; there's something positive about staying single."
However, he seemed to have got a good friend who he could cherish all his life. One of his friends is the fellow Christian comedian Chonda Pierce with whom he has shared the stage.
The co-worker was spotted on the 2013's Dove Awards Red Carpet, where they described each other as good friends. But the romantic relationship usually starts with friendship; the same things happened to Mark and Chonda.
After the demise of Chonda's author-husband, David Pierce, in July 2014 with a major heart attack, she seemed to have found a way to overcome the grief with her long-time friend Mark.
The two renowned names in the World of Comedy, Mark, and Chong started dating in 2015. And the dating rumor of the comedian couple was confirmed after the goofy pictures were posted by them on social media.
She talked about the comedian dating comedian.
"I don't think a comic dating a comic would be a good idea. It would be spontaneous combustion."
Well, Chonda Pierce shared a snap of the couple on Facebook back on 19 March 2015, where the couple looked happy and cozy.
Mark Lowry with Chonda Pierce (Photo: Chonda Pierce's Facebook)
Well, though the couple was dating in 2015, they have been silent about their love journey. However, Mark is busy with his music and comedy concerts all over the United States.
Gay Rumors Amid Family Life
Being at the age where the people relish the life with the family, here, legendary comedian Mark at the age of 69, lives his life on his own in the world of comedy. To this age, he has not got married, but his dating past is no longer hidden from the public.
But Mark was once engaged in the gay rumors. Many people made a headline out of the lonely, unmarried old man that he might be gay. Though he does not have a wife, he seems to be cherishing his family time with his brother's and sister's family.
Mark, who was born on 24 June 1958, has an older brother named Mike who lives in Lynchburg, Virginia, with his wife and four children. Similarly, he has a younger sister named Melissa, who also lives in Lynchburg with her husband and two children.
Mark Lowry's Career And Net Worth
Mark, for his education, attended Liberty Baptist College, which is now known as Liberty University. There he used to sing alongside Charles Hughes and David Musselman. And during the performance, there would be an extended pause in which Lowry entertained the audience with a monologue. He then noticed that his monologue was making an ache in their stomach. That was the time he realized that he should pursue his career in stand-ups.
But comedy was not only the thing Mark was gifted with; he also had music somewhere in his veins.
The popular Christmas song that has been performed by more than thirty artists, Mary, Did You Know?, was written by Lowry. Moreover, he had been part of the band The Gaither Vocal Band (1988-2001) for 13 years as a baritone. After that, he started his solo career, releasing songs like A Hymns Collection and I Love to Tell the Story.
His fans love him so much that he performs his music and comedy concerts around the United States even today.
As for his net worth, he has around $8 million.