Being a single father of three children was hard for Marvin Bishop but he made it seem easy, and now that all three of them are grown up, Sapp revealed his intention to remarry.
Marvin Sapp, better known as Bishop Sapp, is a famous American Gospel singer from Grands Rapids, Michigan. Sapp has received many awards, nominations, and praise for being the best Gospel artist and singer of contemporary Christian music.
He had started singing from the age of four and now with around half a century of experience in singing, he sure is one of the most sought out singers in the United States.
Rumors have been spreading about Bishop Sapp dating many women, but according to the official records, this widower who lost his wife in 2010 is single as of now. But recently, Marvin had spoken up about how his children are all grown up and have their own life so he thinks it is time for him to search for love and get married again.
So is he dating anyone in 2020? If so then who is Marvin Sapp’s new girlfriend? Here is everything we know about the personal life of this famous musical artist, Marvin Sapp.
|Birthday||28 January 1967|
|Parents||Henry Lewis Sapp, Lodena Holyfield|
|Wife||MaLinda Prince Sapp (m. 1992–2010)|
|Children||Mikaila Sapp, Madisson Sapp, Marvin II Sapp|
|Education||Aebon Bible College, Indiana|
Who is Marvin Sapp?
Marvin Louis Sapp is a popular Gospel artist who was born on 28th January 1967, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. He is currently 53 years old.
His father Henry Lewis Sapp was also a singer and his mother, Lodena Holyfield was the one who taught him songs.
He was raised with his four brothers and was interested in Gospel music since his childhood. Growing up, he came in contact with many Gospel legends like Fred Hammond, Kirk Franklin, Benjamin Winans, and many others.
He attended Aenon Bible College at Indiana but dropped out for pursuing his career in Gospel musical artist. He has released many music albums and solo songs to date and has received several awards and nominations throughout his musical career. His latest song “Thank You For It All” was released in June 2020.
He has an estimated net worth of above $4 million dollars as of August 2020.
Who was Marvin Sapp’s Ex-wife?
Marvin Sapp was married to MaLinda Sapp a co-pastor of the Lighthouse Full Life Center Church. They were married in 1992 and they have three children together namely Marvin II, Mikaila, and Madisson.
Malinda Sapp was a licensed professional counselor and also a licensed psychologist. Besides, she was also the manager and executive producer on many of Marvin’s albums and recordings.
Malinda was loved by Marvin’s fans and they were also honored with the Grand Rapids Symphony’s Celebration of Soul Legacy Award for their huge role in promoting the black community in West Michigan.
The couple was also the founder of the Lighthouse Full Life Center Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan,
Sadly, Marvin’s loving wife, Malinda died of colon cancer after 18 years of their marriage and Marvin became a single father to three children but still, he kept on flourishing his singing career while being a good parent.
Is Marvin Sapp Dating Anyone in 2020? Who is his New Girlfriend?
As of August 2020, Marvin Sapp seems to be single and is not dating anyone. However, there have been rumors that he might be dating the reality star, Imani Showalter.
Imani is the star of the VH1’s American reality show “Basketball Wives L.A.”. She was previously engaged to the NBA player Stephen Jackson.
Marvin and Imani reportedly met each other just recently in Los Angeles during a choir competition “How Sweet The Sound” in which Marvin Sapp participated as a guest host.
After the show, these two kept in touch, and Imani was even invited to Marvin’s church. Imani flew all the way to Grand Rapids to visit Marvin in his church and some sources say that their relationship has been getting consistently serious. But these two are yet to release any official confirmation about their relationship so it might just be a rumor.