Singer and songwriter Michael W. Smith is becoming a grandpa one more time. His daughter, Whitney, and son-in-law Jack Mooring had their son and daughter announce on camera that they're having a brother!
Whitney is Michael W. Smith's daughter whom he gave away in marriage to Jack Mooring in 2007. Jack Mooring is a member of the band, Leeland named after Jack's younger brother, Leeland, who was writing songs with Michael W. Smith when Jack and Whitney met.
Smith is married to Deborah "Debbie" Kay Davis. Together they have five children: Ryan Smith, Whitney Katherine Smith-Mooring (married to Jack Mooring of the band Leeland), Tyler Michael (keyboard player for the United Tour), Anna Elizabeth, and Emily Allison. He resides in the Nashville suburbs and spends time at the Smith family farm. His son, Ryan Smith, is a filmmaker who directed the film "After"
Smith's latest album "Sovereign," released on May 13, 2014, is his first studio worship album and his first album released through Capitol Records, after leaving his long-time label Reunion Records in 2013. The album sold almost 16,000 copies in its first week,and debuted at No. 10 on the Billboard 200, making it the highest charting album in his career as of 2014