T. D. Jakes Net Worth 2019, Bio, Wiki, Height, Weight, Awards and Instagram
T. D. Jakes Net Worth 2019 – T. D. Jakes is an American pastor, author, and filmmaker. Currently, he is the pastor of The Potter’s House, a Nondenominational American megachurch.
T. D. Jakes was born in South Charleston, West Virginia on June 9, 1957, to parents Odith Jakes and Ernest Jakes, Sr. Throughout his childhood years, he grew up in Vandalia and attended local Baptist churches.
He worked in local industries during his teenage years. He is of American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to the African-American ethnic background.
Talking about his education, Jakes attended West Virginia State University. He later dropped out of the university. Furthermore, he completed a B. A. and M.A. in 1990. In addition, he also completed Doctor of Ministry in Religious Studies from Friends International Christian University in 1995.
Jakes initially took a job at the local Union Carbide and also continued preaching part-time. Additionally, he became the pastor of the Greater Emanuel Temple of Faith in 1982. In addition, he began a radio ministry The Master’s Plan.
He was later ordained as a minister of the Higher Ground Assembly. Jakes also began television ministry, ‘Get Ready’. It aired on Black Entertainment Television and the Trinity Broadcasting Network.
T. D. Jakes has also purchased the former facilities of Eagle’s Nest Church. The Potter’s House has grown to a congregation of 30,000. In 2015, Jakes became the host of ‘T.D. Jakes’. It was later canceled due to poor ratings and low clearances.
Some of Jakes’ writings include ‘Loved by’, ‘Intimacy With God’, ‘Loose That Man And Let Him Go’, ‘Reposition Yourself: Living a Life Without Limits’, ‘Lay Aside the Weight’, ‘Overcoming the Enemy’, ‘Destiny: Step Into Your Purpose’, and ‘Soar!: Build Your Vision from the Ground Up’ among others.
Additionally, his filmography credits include ‘Woman Thou Art Loosed’, ‘Not Easily Broken’, ‘Jumping the Broom’, ‘Sparkle’, ‘Miracles from Heaven’, and ‘Heaven Is for Real ‘.
Height and Weight
in centimeters- 190 cm in meters- 1.9 m in Feet Inches- 6’ 2”
in Kilograms- 88 kg in Pounds- 194.01 lbs
Jakes has received 13 honorary degrees and doctorates. His album ‘A Wing and a Prayer’ won in the category of Best Gospel or Chorus Album during the 46th Grammy Awards in 2003. In addition, he also garnered the nomination for Black Reel Award.