American televangelist Jim Bakker Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Affairs, Career & Net Worth


Jim Bakker is a famous and very talented American televangelist. He was born on the 2nd of January 1940 in Muskegon, Michigan. His real name is James Orsen Bakker. In addition, he holds an American nationality and belongs to Dutch-German ethnicity. Likewise, he was born to a very supportive family. His father is  Raleigh Bakker and his mother is Furnia Lynette. However, he has not revealed detailed information about his parents, siblings and his early life. Similarly, he is a well-educated man. He studied at a Bible College at North Central University in Minneapolis, Minnesota. However, he never completed the study to be a televangelist.

Jim Bakker
Jim Bakker

Personal Life

He is a married man of 80 years old. He was married to Lori Beth Graham in 1998. This beautiful couple adopted five children and lived together. As for now, he is living happily with his family and friends. Previously, he was married to Tammy Faye LaValley and they together shared two children together. However, they separated after 22 years of marriage.

Body Measurement

He is a handsome man with a tall and fit body figure. Similarly, he stands at an average height and has maintained a fit and healthy body at his old age also. Furthermore, he looks more handsome and attractive with his brown colored eyes and light-colored hair.


While talking about his professional career, started his career with Christian Broadcasting Network in 1966. Later, in 1974, he started working in  Trinity Broadcasting Network. Unfortunately, in 1987, he resigned from his running job of PTL Club and served jail for fraud cases and sometimes sexual misconduct. Likewise, he again started working as a televangelist and hosting the shows The Jim Bakker Show. Also, he made his appearance in the shows like Marcus & Joni and The Rachel Maddow Show. Thus, he gained huge popularity from his work.

Net Worth

He collected an excellent amount of money from his successful career. Thus, he has an estimated net worth of $500 Thousand.


  • Full Name: Jim Bakker
  • Age: 80 years 2 months
  • Birth Date: January 02, 1940
  • Horoscope: Capricorn
  • Birth Place: Muskegon, Michigan
  • Net Worth: $500k
  • Salary: $57k or Above
  • Ethnicity: Dutch-German
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Televangelist
  • Father’s Name: Raleigh Bakker
  • Mother’s Name: Furnia Lynette
  • Education: North Central University
  • Hair Color: Light
  • Eye Color: Brown
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