Troy Simons Biography
Parenting is something most of us would love to learn firsthand. There is no better person to tell the story than Troy Simons. He now works full-time as a parent to his six boys. Prior to his new responsibilities, Troy was working as a pastor and a headmaster at a school he co-founded with his wife. He is also a word nerd, philosopher, and the COO of GraceLaced, Inc. Many people know her as the husband of Ruth Chou Simons a speaker, author, and creative artist.
Troy Simons Age and Wife
Simons is a white American born on 10th January 1973. The 50-year-old comes from a Christian background, which he followed through as he became an adult. He also went to school at the University of New Mexico where he met Ruth Chou Simons, who later became his wife.
In an interview with Paula Faris, Ruth confessed that he fell in love with Simons after telling her his greatest fear would be losing his convictions for Jesus. With these words, Ruth left the relationship she was in and started one with Simons.
As of 2023, they have been married for 24 years and are blessed with 6 boys.
Now, he works full-time as a father and the COO of his wife’s company. Unlike many families, Ruth is the breadwinner in Simon’s family while her husband spends more time parenting the boys.
Troy finds no shame in working like a stay home dad because his wife’s venture brings in the money. The best way he can do that is by taking care of the boys whom the youngest is approaching teenagehood. Since all of them are boys, Troy teaches them to do man’s stuff and also things like cooking and cleaning, which a big part of society think are roles designated to women.
One of his most significant responsibilities is teaching his children the word of God and ensuring it is rooted in their hearts. Before Ruth became the breadwinner, it was Troy’s responsibility to ensure the family meets its financial needs.
He worked as a pastor, church planter, and headmaster in a school with hundreds of students. Troy worked 7 years leading many people while Ruth was behind the scenes taking care of the household.
Fate had it that roles would be reversed. While Ruth was doing soul searching and re-discovering her faith in Jesus. She learned how to use her skills in fine art and merge it with the gospel. Ruth started painting, posting pictures on Instagram, microblogging, and doing major blogs on her website.
She named her new venture GraceLaced. Gradually, her work went viral on the internet and people started asking to purchase some of her artwork. Without her intention, her passion became a family business and later their family’s primary source of income.
Troy Simons Books and Net Worth
Although Troy is not the creator of the most content, he plays the role of a COO and the caretaker of their children. Together Ruth and Troy have been able to build a business and a family that is thriving.
They have co-written a book called Foundations: 12 Biblical Truths to Shape a Family. The two have become popular on the internet because of their business and podcast. For those asking about their net worth, we can approximate their net worth to be $20 million