Net Worth: $18 Million
- Birth Place South Charleston, West Virginia, U.S.
- Marital Status Married (Elder Serita Ann Jakes)
- Full Name Thomas Dexter Jakes
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth June 9, 1957
- Occupation Minister, Evangelist Life Coach, Author, Speaker
- Education West Virginia State University
- Children Cora Jakes, Sarah Jakes, Jermaine Jakes, Thomas Jakes, Jr., Jamar Jakes
T. D. Jakes has an estimated net worth of $18 million, this money has been earned through working as a chief pastor. T. D. Jakes is the chief pastor and the bishop of “The Potter’s House”, which is a non-denominational American mega church. There are 30,000 members associated with the church. It is located in Dallas, Texas.
His church services and sermons that are usually broadcasted on “The Potter’s Touch”, which airs on the Trinity Broadcasting Network, Black Entertainment Television and The Miracle Channel in Canada. He also does an annual revival which is known as “MegaFest”. In this event, more than 100,000 people show up. Annual women’s conference called “Woman Thou Art Loosed”, and gospel music recordings are also presented in this mega event.
Till now, Jakes has written more than 30 books. Quite a number of his books have featured on the New York Times best-selling list. Jakes also works as a songwriter and a performer.
T.D. Jakes was born on 9th June, 1957 in South Charleston, West Virginia, U.S. He accompanied President George W. Bush during his visit to the areas adversely affected by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. President Bush addressed Jakes as “a kind of man who puts faith into action” in his book, “Decision Points”. According to NBC News, Jakes was seen leading the early Morning Prayer service for President Barack Obama at the St. John’s Church in Washington, D.C., on 20th January, 2009.
T.D. Jakes married Serita Ann Jamison in 1981. They have five children together. Jakes is a believer of abstinence. He has been seen on “Good Morning America” discussing and talking about abstinence.