Bishop TD Jakes Net Worth In 2020 & Personal Life Facts
TD Jakes is a religious leader. He is the founder and bishop of The Potter's House- a non-denominational American megachurch. His congregation is broadcasted via a program called The Potter's Touch on The Miracle Channel in Canada, Trinity Broadcasting Network and Black Entertainment Television.
TD Jakes' Net Worth
TD Jakes has a net worth of $18 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
TD became the pastor of Greater Emanuel Temple of Faith, a storefront church in Smithers, West Virginia, in 1980. There were ten members of the church at the time. Thirteen years later, in 1993, he moved to Cross Lanes, West Virginia. There, the number of people grew to over 1100.
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After three years, in 1996, the pastor moved to Dallas, Texas, and founded The Potter's House.
Prior to his move to Dallas, TD hosted Get Ready, a weekly radio and TV show from 1995 to 1996.
TD is a prominent author who has made it to the New York Times list multiple times. Some of his books include Crushing: God Turns Pressure into Power (2019), Daily Readings from Crushing: 90 Devotions to Reveal How God Turns Pressure into Power(2019) Soar!: Build Your Vision from the Ground Up (2017) and Healing the Wounds of the Past (2011).
TD has been married to Serita Jakes since 29th May, 1982.
TD Jakes with wife Serita Jakes in February 2020 (Photo: TD Jakes' Instagram)
The two share five children; they have two daughters: Sarah Jakes Roberts, Cora Jakes Coleman, and three sons: Jermaine Jakes, Jamar Jakes, and Thomas Dexter Jakes Jr.
Sarah Jakes Roberts is an author known for her memoir, Lost and Found: Finding Hope in the Detours of Life. She is also a motivational speaker. She has appeared on TV shows, namely The Associated Press, The Today Show, and The 700 Club.
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Like Sarah, her sister Cora is also an author; she is the writer of the self-help book, Faithing It, and creator of the blog, Fertility Faith. In addition to her writing endeavors, Cora works in The Potter's House as the director of the children's ministry.
TD's wife, Serita Jakes, is the author of The Princess Within and Beside Every Good Man. Serita is the co-founder of Christian preparatory school Clay Academy along with her husband. She is also the founder of The Potter's House's Debutante Program and the God's Leading Ladies Life Enrichment program.
Facts On TD Jakes
TD was born on 9th June 1957 in South Charleston, West Virginia.
He is a Gemini.
He stands at the height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 meters).
TD gave a morning sermon for President Barack Obama in 2009 and spoke at the White House Easter Prayer Breakfast in 2011.
Oprah Winfrey named TD America's Treasure.