T.D Jakes Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Net Worth

T.D Jakes Biography

Thomas Dexter Jakes is best known as an American non-denominational Christian preacher. In addition, he is the senior pastor of The Potter’s House, a non-denominational American megachurch. Besides, Jakes’s church services and also Evangelistic sermons are broadcast on The Potter’s Touch. Besides, he is the author of many books and also produces films.

How old is T.D Jakes? โ€“ Age

Jakes is 66 years old as of 2024. He was born on 9 June 1957, in South Charleston, West Virginia, United States, and grew up in Vandalia neighborhood in Charleston, West Virginia.

How tall is T.D Jakes? โ€“ Height

The renowned American non-denominational Christian preacher, stands at an average body height of 6 feet 3 inches.

T.D Jakes’s Mother, Father โ€“ Family

Bob was born in South Charleston, West Virginia, and raised by his loving parents, Ernest Jakes, and Sr., Odith Jakes in Vandalia neighborhood in Charleston, West Virginia. He grew up alongside his siblings, Ernest Jakes, Jacqueline Jakes.

T.D Jakes’s Education

Jakes went to West Virginia State University but later he dropped out. Undeterred, later he pursued his interest for ministry B.A. degree in biblical studies in 1985.

Is T.D Jakes Married? – Wife

Jakes has been married to his beautiful wife, Serita Jakes, who, is an extraordinary woman who has stood by her husband’s side through trials and also triumphs.

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T.D Jakes Career

In 1982, when he was 25 years old, Jakes was the pastor of Greater Emanuel Temple of Faith, a storefront church in Smithers, West Virginia, along with ten members. In addition, he joined the denomination Higher Ground Always Abounding Assemblies founded by Bishop Sherman Watkins in 1988. Besides in 1990, Jakes moved to South Charleston, West Virginia, and also his congregation grew again, to 300 members. He as well moved to Cross Lanes, West Virginia in 1993.

Likewise in 2005, Jakes accompanied President George W. Bush on his visit to the areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Moreover on January 20, 2009, he led the early morning prayer service for the known President Barack Obama at St. John’s Church in Washington, D.C.

Jakes partnered along with Phil McGraw, Jay McGraw, and also CBS Television Distribution in 2009 to launch a syndicated, secular talk show; however, because of economic issues within the syndicated television market, the program never premiered.

Furthermore in July 2015, Tegna, Inc. and Debmar-Mercury announced that a new secular talk show hosted by Jakes known as T. D. Jakes would air a test run on Tegna stations based in Atlanta, Cleveland, Dallas, and also Minneapolis from August 17 to September 11, 2015.

T.D Jakes’s Net Worth

An esteemed American bishop, author, and also filmmaker, has an estimated net worth of $20 million

Twitter

You can find and follow Jakes on Twitter using the account name: @BishopJakes

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