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Vince Gill Biography

Birth Name:
Vincent Grant Gill
Birth Place:
Norman, Oklahoma, United States
Country singer, songwriter, musician, actor

Fast Facts

  • Was guitarist and singer for Pure Prairie League from 1976 to 1980 and a backup singer and guitarist for Rodney Crowell from 1980 to 1984
  • Had minor roles in the1994 movies Maverick and 8 Seconds
  • Is well known for his charity work and received the CMA's 2006 Humanitarian Award
  • Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2007
  • Became a full-time member of the western swing band the Time Jumpers in 2010
  • Is a member of the Grand Ole Opry
  • Has recorded duets with Barbra Streisand, Reba McEntire, Rosanne Cash, Patty Loveless, Emmylou Harris and wife Amy Grant


  • 2013CMT Music Awards-Collaborative Video of the Year: nominated


  • Bob Gill -- Brother
  • Corrina Grant Gill -- Daughter
  • Janis Oliver -- Ex-wife
  • Stan Gill -- Father
  • Jerene Gill -- Mother
  • Gloria Mills "Millie" Chapman -- Stepdaughter
  • Sarah Cannon Chapman -- Stepdaughter
  • Matthew Garrison Chapman -- Stepson