Mary Beth Chapman

Show Hope

Mary Beth Chapman is a New York Times’ bestselling author, speaker, and the wife of GRAMMY® and Dove Award-winning recording artist, Steven Curtis Chapman. She is also the President of Show Hope, an internationally recognized voice for orphan advocacy that she and her husband co-founded, which has given more than 6,000 financial grants, affecting the lives of children from the U.S. and 57 other countries.

Steven and Mary Beth were married in October of 1984 and have six children – three biological children, Emily Chapman Richards (married to Tanner and mom to three daughters Eiley, Della, and Verity), Caleb Chapman (married to Julia and dad to son Noble and daughter Olive “Ollie”), and Will Franklin Chapman (married to indie artist Jillian Edwards and dad to daughter Willow Faye), and three daughters adopted from China, Shaohannah Hope, Stevey Joy and Maria Sue, who is now with Jesus. The Chapmans live in Franklin, Tennessee.