Rick Warren Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Net Worth

Rick Warren Biography

Richard Duane Warren is best known as an American Baptist evangelical Christian pastor and author. In addition, he is the founder of Saddleback Church, an evangelical Baptist megachurch in Lake Forest, California. He is director of the Finishing the Task mission coalition since 2022.

How old is Rick Warren? โ€“ Age

Warren is 70 years old as of 2024. He was born on October 8, 1954, in San Jose, California, United States, where he also grew up.

How tall is Rick Warren? โ€“ Height

He stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.88 m) tall.

Rick Warren Mother, Father โ€“ Family

Warren was born and raised by his loving parents in San Jose, California, as the son of Jimmy and Dot Warren. Besides, his father was a Baptist minister, while his mother a high-school librarian.

Education

He was brought in Ukiah, California, and later graduated from Ukiah High School in 1972, where he founded the first Christian club on the school’s campus.

Furthermore, he studied at California Baptist University in Riverside, California and received a Bachelor of Arts, then he studied at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas and got a Master of Divinity in 1979. Besides, he studied at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California and received a Doctor of Ministry.

Is Rick Warren Married? – Wife

Warren got married to Kay Warren since June 21, 1975. They are blessed with three adult children and four grandchildren. Likewise, he considers Billy Graham, Peter Drucker, and also his own father to be among his mentors.

Rick Warren photo
Rick Warren photo

Ministry

Warren added he was called to full-time ministry when he became a 19-year-old student at California Baptist University. He and a friend skipped classes and drove 350 miles to hear W. A. Criswell preach at the Jack Tar Hotel in San Francisco in November 1973.

Through his time at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, he served at the Texas Ranch for Christ, a ministry facility of Billie Hanks Jr., where he started writing books. Besides, he co-wrote two books, The Victory Scripture Memory Series and also Twelve Dynamic Bible Study Methods for Laity, with Hanks and also Wayne Watts.

Warren started a Bible study group along with seven people as well as his wife at their Saddleback Valley condo in Orange County, California. Later in April 1980, he held Saddleback Church’s first public service on Easter Sunday at the Laguna Hills High School Theater together with 200 people in attendance.

Moreover in 2005, during the Centenary Congress of the Baptist World Alliance, he also affirmed that the withdrawal of the Southern Baptist Convention from the Alliance, became a mistake since theological differences should as well not prevent fellowship with other churches.

P.E.A.C.E. Plan

Saddleback Church, Kay and also Rick Warren founded the P.E.A.C.E. Plan, a humanitarian development program for churches in 2003.

Rick Warren Net Worth

An American author and evangelical Christian pastor has an estimated net worth of $25 Million.

Twitter

You can find and follow Warren on Twitter using the account name: @RickWarren

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