Jaci Velasquez grew up in an evangelical church where her parents were singers, evangelists and pastors. Jaci has been singing since she was nine years old, and has been singing professionally for nearly 17 years. Contemporary Christian audiences are most familiar with her hit songs, “On My Knees” (A Dove award winning “Song of the Year”) as well as “God So Loved” and “You’re My God.”
Jaci has sold over four million albums, garnered three RIAA certified Platinum recordings, three RIAA certified Gold recordings, sixteen #1 radio hits, and has graced more than 50 magazine covers. Her resume includes ad campaigns for Pepsi, Doritos, Target, Frizz-Ease, and Helzberg Diamonds.
Jaci has released her latest recording project titled “Diamond”. And since June, she’s also been working on a new Spanish project with Juan Carlos Rodriguez, from the Christian Latin pop duo Tercer Cielo, as well as writing a new book, “Coffee and Concealer.” You can also see Jaci in two new faith based films - "The Encounter" and "Countdown To Jerusalem".
Jaci is married to Nic Gonzales, lead singer of the Christian group Salvador. Jaci and Nic were blessed with their son Zealand in 2007 and second son Soren in 2009.
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