Sandi Patty Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Musician, Salary, and Net Worth

Sandi Patty Profile

Sandi Patty is an American award-winning Christian music singer, pianist, and author who is very well known for her timeless gospel hit music. She has also written and published over 9 books.

Sandi Patty Education

Patty went to Crawford High School in San Diego where she attained her high school diploma. She, later on, joined San Diego State University and Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana where she studied voice and graduated with an emphasis in conducting.

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Sandi Patty Singing Career

Patty joined Singspiration in 1979 and debuted her first professional record called Sandi’s Song. In 1982, she won her first two GMA Dove Awards and even started singing as a backup for Bill Gaither and the Bill Gaither Trio. In 1984, she held her very first national tour which expanded her audience especially after performing “The Star-Spangled Banner.” On July 6, 1986, the ABC Statue of Liberty re-dedication broadcast included “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

After appearing on the ABC Statue of Liberty re-dedication, Patty appeared on several mainstream Television including Christmas in Washington. She also appeared on The Tonight Show, the 1998 Pepsi 400, and Walt Disney’s Fourth of July Extravaganza. In addition to that, Patty also sang the national anthem at the Indianapolis 500 in 1987–88, 2013, and 1990–92.

Patty released her single, “I’ll Give You Peace” in 1990  under one of her well-known records, Another Time…Another Place. “I’ll Give You Peace” was written by Thomas Yarbrough and Constant Change aka Dawn Thomas. Time…Another Place was very successful and even hit #2 on the Billboard Christian Albums charts. During this time, her concerts were heavily attended by people from all across the world and her performances would inspire thousands of people there. She then released her next album in 2010 called The Edge of the Divine which featured 8 new songs.

Trying to break the monotony, she began rebuilding her career by having pop concert performances with symphony orchestras. Some of the orchestras she worked with include Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, the New York Symphony Orchestra, Prague Symphony Orchestra, and Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. She also performed with the Dallas Symphony, and the Cincinnati Pops, and hosted and headlined the Yuletide Celebration with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. In December 2017 and 2021, Patty hosted the extravaganza.

Quick Facts About Patty

Age66 years old as of 2022
SpouseDon Peslis
Net Worth$1 Million – $5 Million

In 2006, Patty made an appearance on the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. That same year, her Yuletide Special was featured for syndication with some performers including the U.S. Air Force Reserve Band and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. In May 2008, she released her 30th studio recording called Songs for the Journey. In 2009, Patty debuted her Christmas album called Christmas: LIVE. Her next album release was in October 2011 called roadway Stories which has splendid backdrops provided by the 64-piece Prague Symphony Orchestra.

Patty also starred as Dolly Levi in “Hello, Dolly!” the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra’s world premiere concert stage version in January 2012. In 2015, she officially retired from touring and also publicized that she wanted to spend more time with her children and grandchildren. In 2020, Patty tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19), she took her time and advocated for the disease and urged everyone to follow the precautionary measures.

Sandi Patty Age

Patty was born on July 12, 1956, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S. She is therefore 66 years old as of 2022.

Sandi Patty Height

Patty stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.

Sandi Patty Family

Patty was born and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma by her father Ron Patty, and Caroline Paty. Her mother Carolyn was a church pianist while her father, Ron was a church minister of music. Growing up, she was raised alongside her sister, Amy Patty, and brothers Michael Patty and Craig Patty.

Sandi Patty Husband|Dovorce|Affair

Patty was previously married to John Helvering who is working as a manager. However, the couple separated in 1992 and later divorced in 1993. The two divorced after Patty had an affair with Don Peslis who at the time was Patty’s backup singer. Don Peslis was also married when he had an affair with Patty. In August 1995, Don and Sandi tied the knot in the USA. Two weeks into their marriage, both Patty and Don were confronted with rumors of them having an affair while still married to their former spouses. Patty came clean and confessed to her church congregation. She had a lot of support from her church, Charles Schulz, who is the creator of the Peanuts comic strip.

Sandi Patty Children

Patty and Don are proud parents to their 8 children and 8 grandchildren.

Sandi Patty’s Net Worth

Patty has an estimated net worth of between $20 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a Christian music singer, pianist, and author.

Does Sandi Patty still perform?

In 2015, she officially retired from touring and also publicized that she wanted to spend more time with her children and grandchildren.

Where does Sandi Patty Live Now?

Patty and her husband Don are living in Oklahoma City alongside some of their children.

Sandi Patty Songs

Below is a list of some of her well-known songs

  • We Shall Behold Him
  • Love in Any Language
  • Via Dolorosa
  • Let There Be Praise
  • In His Presence
  • I’ve Just Seen Jesus
  • In the Name of the Lord
  • When Life Gets Broken

Sandi Patty Albums

Below is a list of some of Sandi’s Albums

  • 2017:Forever Grateful: Life From the Farewell Tour (Released in conjunction with DVD Video)
  • 2016: Forever Grateful (Lifeway exclusive)
  • 2015: Sweet Dreams: Soothing Lullabies (Wal-Mart exclusive)
  • 2014: Christmas Blessings
  • 2013: Everlasting (Target store exclusive)
  • 2011: Broadway Stories
  • 2010: The Edge of the Divine
  • 2009: Christmas Live (Christmas) (Released in conjunction with DVD Video)
  • 2009: Simply Sandi
  • 2008: A Mother’s Prayer
  • 2008: Songs for The Journey
  • 2007: Falling forward
  • 2005: Yuletide Joy (Christmas)
  • 2004: Hymns of Faith…Songs of Inspiration
  • 2003: Take Hold of Christ
  • 2000: These Days
  • 1999: Together (with Kathy Troccoli)
  • 1998: Libertad me das (Spanish album)

Sandi Patty Books

Below is a list of some of the books written and published by Sandi

  • 1993: Le Voyage
  • 1994: Merry Christmas, With Love
  • 1999: Sam’s Rainbow
  • 2000: I’ve Just Seen Jesus
  • 2006: Broken on the Back Row
  • 2006: Life in the Blender: Blending Families, Lives and Relationships with Grace (Women of Faith)
  • 2006: A New Day: A Guided Journal
  • 2007: Falling Forward… into His Arms of Grace
  • 2008: Layers
  • 2010: The Edge of the Divine
  • 2018: “The Voice: Listening for God’s Voice and Finding Your Own”

Sandi Patty Awards and Honors

  • Best Gospel Performance by a Duo or Group in 1984 for “More Than Wonderful” (with Larnelle Harris)
  • Best Gospel Performance by a Duo or Group in 1986 for “I’ve Just Seen Jesus” (with Larnelle Harris)
  • 1987 Best Gospel Performance by a Duo or Group for “They Say” (with Deniece Williams)
  • Best Gospel Performance, Female in 1989 for Morning Like This (album)
  • Best Gospel Performance, Female in 1989 for “Almighty God”
  • 1991, 1994, 1996 Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album for Another Time…Another Place
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