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Freddie Combs

Freddie Combs

Freddie Combs (born September 30, 1971) is an American evangelist, singer, songwriter and musician.

He attends The Pentecostals of Johnson City (United Pentecostal Church International- UPCI) in Johnson City, Tennessee with his wife Kay and his wife's sister Carrie. On September 27, 2012 he performed on the television show *The X Factor * in Greensboro, North Carolina and received four yes votes for his rendition of the song "Wind Beneath My Wings" which he dedicated to his wife, Kay. [1] [2]

Freddie Combs
BornFrederick Combs
(1971-09-30)September 30, 1971(age 44)
Jonesville, North Carolina
ResidenceGreeneville, Tennessee / Newport, Tennessee
EducationMars Hill University (B.M. )
OccupationEvangelist minister, singer, songwriter, musician
Spouse(s)Katrina "Kay" Combs (1996–present)
Musical career

Early life

Combs began life in 1971 to Jimmy and Peggy Combs in Jonesville, North Carolina.

Weight Issues

In 2009, he weighed 920 pounds and almost passed away due to carbon dioxide poisoning. Since 2009 he has lost 475 pounds due to exercise and dieting. [3]

Personal life

He married his wife, Katrina "Kay" Rife-Combs on July 27, 1996 and they reside in North Eastern Tennessee.

His wife Kay was born on ( 1975-07-07 ) July 7, 1975 in Rockledge, Florida.


Freddie and his wife, Kay starred in two episodes on TLC's special Heavily Ever After, which premiered in March 2012 and additionally appeared on TLC's Ton of Love which aired in January 2011. They have appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood and on RTL Television in Europe.


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