Performed at the Hillsong Conference in Australia in 2005.
Michael attended the Columbine High School Memorial Service and wrote a hit song "This is your Time" in memory of those who died.
Is good friends with Amy Grant.
Was named one of People Magazine's 50 most beautiful people in 1992.
George W. Bush calls him "The real Dubya."
Michael's goal in life? "to be remembered as a God-fearing man who loved his wife and kids well."
He is friends with Billy Graham's son, Franklin.
Mike Blanton and Dan Harrell started Reunion Records so they could sign Michael W. Smith and Kathy Troccoli.
He wanted to be a baseball player when he was a kid.
Michael's attraction to his wife Debbie was love at first sight.
He presented and performed at the 44th annual Grammys.
Michael played the role of Ethan Jenkins in the 2006 film The Second Chance.
He has five children: Ryan, Whitney, Tyler, Anna, and Emily.
Michael is the national spokesperson for Compassion International.
Founded Rocketown Records in 1996.
Nominated by President Bush to serve on the Council on Service and Civic Participation.
Winner of 40 Dove awards.
Michael has written eight books.
Dropped out of Marshall University in West Virgina after one semester to pursue music career in Nashville.
He received an honorary Doctorate of Music degree from from Alderson-Broaddus College.
Wrote first song at age five.
Has been nominated for eight grammys.
Has won three grammys. Two for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album and one for Best Male Gospel Performance.
Michael has released 18 albums so far. (May 2006)
Has the key to the city of Kenova, West Virginia and is in the Kenova Hall of Fame.