Don Moen

Donald James Moen (born June 29, 1950) is an American singer, pianist, and songwriter of Christian worship music.

NameDonald James Moen
Age72 years
Date of birthJune 29, 1950
State of OriginMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Marital StatusMarried
WifeLaura Moen 
Net worth$10,000,000

Early and personal life

Moen grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota where he attended high school in 1968.[1] Moen attended Oral Roberts University, a Christian liberal arts school.

Moen married Laura in 1973.


Don Moen in 2018

He became a Living Sound musician for Terry Law Ministries and traveled with Terry Law for ten years. After, he worked for Integrity Media for over 20 years, serving as creative director and president of Integrity Music, president of Integrity Label Group, and an executive producer of Integrity Music albums. He left Integrity Media in December 2007 to start a new initiative, The Don Moen Company. The Don Moen Company acquired MediaComplete, the church software company that created MediaShout. Moen became a radio host for Don Moen & Friends in 2009. Moen received a Dove Award for his work on the musical God with Us in addition to nine nominations for his songs.

Moen also worked with Claire Cloninger, Paul Overstreet, Martin J. Nystrom, Randy Rothwell, Ron Kenoly, Bob Fitts, Debbye Graafsma, Paul BalocheTom Brooks, among many others. He worked with musicians, Justo Almario, Carl Albrecht, Abraham LaborielAlex AcuñaPaul Jackson, Jr.Lenny LeBlanc and Chris Graham.[citation needed] He was a catalyst in launching the careers of Paul BalocheDarlene ZschechIsrael Houghton, and Hillsong United.

He produced 11 volumes for the Hosanna! Music series of worship albums. His first album under his own name, Worship with Don Moen, was released in 1992. His music has total global sales of over five million units.

Moen performing with Lenny LeBlanc

Moen’s first album for Hosanna! Music, Give Thanks, became the label’s bestseller. Produced by Tom Brooks, Give Thanks went on to be certified Gold by the RIAA. Moen followed this with a number of albums of his own including two, En Tu Presencia and Trono De Gracia, in Spanish. God with Us won the Dove Award for Best Musical. On an Asian tour in 1999 he recorded The Mercy Seat at Singapore Indoor Stadium and Heal Our Land at Yoido Park in South Korea, which was released in 2000. One of Moen’s albums, I Will Sing, was recorded at Christian Broadcasting Network.

God Will Make a Way: The Best of Don Moen was released in 2003 and features 19 greatest hits. The title song was written for his sister-in-law and her husband, whose oldest son died in an auto accident while their other three children survived but were seriously injured. Moen’s Hiding Place became his first studio album which was recorded at Paragon Studios in Franklin, Tennessee, and was released in the autumn of 2006. I Believe There Is More released in late 2008. His third studio recording titled Uncharted Territory (funded successfully through Kickstarter) released on March 27, 2012. His Christmas album, Christmas: A Season of Hope, was released on October 22, 2012, and some songs were recorded at a studio in Czech Republic.[citation needed] Moen released Hymnbook as a celebration of reaching over 1 million likes on his Facebook page.

Awards and nominations

1992Dove AwardsSong of the Year “God Will Make A Way”Won
Dove AwardsCreator – Children’s Musical Album of the Year I’m a HelperNominated
1993Dove AwardsArtist – Inspirational Album of the Year Worship with Don MoenWon
1994Dove AwardsCreator – Musical Album of the Year God with UsWon
1995Dove AwardsCreator – Musical Album of the Year Mighty CrossWon
1998Dove AwardsCreator – Musical of the Year Emmanuel Has ComeNominated
1999Dove AwardsCreator – Musical of the Year God for UsWon
2001Dove AwardsSpanish Language Album of the Year En Tu PresenciaNominated
2003Dove AwardsCountry Recorded Song of the Year “God Is Good All the Time”Nominated
Dove AwardsCreator – Musical of the Year God in UsNominated
2004Dove AwardsSpanish Language Album of the Year Trono de GraciaNominated
2015Gospel Music AssociationGlobal Lifetime Achievement AwardWon
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