T. D. Jakes Net Worth

Net Worth:$20 Million
Date of Birth: June 9, 1957 (66 years old)
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.9 m)
Profession:Minister, Evangelist, Film Producer, Televangelist, Author, Writer, Life Coach, Actor
Nationality:United States of America


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What is T. D. Jakes’s Net Worth?

T. D. Jakes is an American evangelist, minister, author, life coach, and author who has a net worth of $20 million. T. D. Jakes is the founder of The Potter’s House church.


On 9 June 1957, Thomas Dexter Jakes was born in South Charleston, West Virginia. He grew up in Vandalia, West Virginia. He had two siblings. His father was Ernest Jakes and his mother was named Odith Jakes.


When T. D. Jakes was twenty-five years in 1982 he was a pastor at Greater Emanuel Temple of Faith a shopfront church in Smithers, West Virginia that had only ten members. As of 1982, T. D. Jakes fellowshipped with Christian Denomination Higher Always Abounding Assemblies and it was founded by Bishop Sherman Watkins. T. D. Jakes later relocated in 1988 to South Charleston, in West Virginia, his congregation later expanded to 300 worshippers.

Later again, in 1993, he relocated to Cross Lanes, West Virginia, where his congregation expanded greatly to over 1000 worshippers. A greater number of worshippers in T. D. Jake’s congregation were African American and the Caucasians had a fewer number of worshippers.

T. D. Jakes founded TDJ Enterprises in 1995 when he went into media and publishing. All his film productions and book publications are done by TDJ Enterprises. Between 1995 and 1996 T. D. Jakes was the anchor of his weekly television and radio program titled Get Ready. He wanted to strike a partnership deal with CBS Television Distribution and Jay McGraw, and Dr. Phil McGraw so that they can together launch a secular talk show but his plan ended up unsuccessful.

T. D. Jakes relocated in 1996, to Dallas, Texas where he founded the Potter’s House church a non-denominational worship center. His worship center has a 5,000-seat capacity for worshippers and also offices for his staff. Jakes actually came to Dallas with his wife, children, and fifty staff.

Barely two years of his ministry in 1998, T. D. Jakes had a massive congregation of over 14,000 worshippers. T. D. Jakes in 2005, was one of the escorts who went with President George W. Bush on his sightseeing visit to the region that was destroyed and wrecked by Hurricane Katrina.

The American evangelist is also a film producer and has produced some films via his TDJ Enterprises. He is the producer of many films such as Woman Thou Art Loosed in 2004 he later produced the sensational movie ”Not Easily Broken” in 2009. He produced Jumping The Broom in 2011, and several others.

In 2015, he later partnered his show titled “T.D. Jakes” with Debmar-Mercury and Tegna, Incorporated. This show was broadcast in about fifty markets in the country. But in 2017, this show was underrated and nullified.

T. D. Jakes is an author who has his publications in circulation all over the globe. He has written several books such as Woman Thou Art Loosed, Healing the Wounds of the Past, So You Call Yourself a Man?, He-Motions, Reposition Yourself: Living Life Without Limits, Let It Go: Forgive So You Can Be Forgiven, The Power to Unleash Your Inborn Drive., and several others.

T. D. Jakes has obtained 13 honorary degrees and doctorates in several institutions and organizations. Jake won the Grammy and Dove Award nominations in 1998. He actually won this award because of his inspirational and sensational gospel album titled Live from The Potter’s House. In 2003, he won another Grammy Award for dropping another heart-touching gospel album titled A Wing and a Prayer. He has released other gospel albums in circulation.

On 17 September 2001, T. D. Jakes appeared on the front page of Time Magazine. T. D. Jake’s name was listed among the Top Ten America’s Religious Leaders by Ethics Newsweekly and PBS Religion.

Today, when talking about ministers in the world that have a large number of worshippers in their congregation T. D. Jakes is one of such ministers. T. D. Jakes has amazed the world as a result of the massive number of worshippers in his congregation, especially when one reflects on the number of worshippers he had when he first started his ministry. He has shown unflinching perseverance in his ministry and that has earned him great success.

The American Evangelist is also a motivational and inspirational speaker, he has inspired and motivated lots of people through this. Today, millions of people all over the world look up to him as a source of inspiration and motivation. As a life coach, T. D. Jakes has helped millions of people to attain self-actualization and fulfillment, he has also helped lots of people all over the globe to discover themselves and maximize their potential.

Personal Life

in 1982, T. D. Jakes tied the knot with Serita Jamison. Their union is blessed with five children both boys and girls.

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