About T. D. Jakes
It has been stated that T. D. Jakes net worth reaches an estimate of 18 million dollars. T. D. Jakes is known to be involved in both religion and cinema industry. He is known as a film producer, writer, televangelist as well as preacher, evangelist and author which all add a lot of revenues to the overall amount of T. D. Jakes net worth.
T. D. Jakes whose full name is Thomas Dexter Jakes is known as the pastor of the Potter’s House. The Potter’s House is a non-denominational church established in the United States. It is situated in Dallas, Texas and has a community of 30 thousand members. T. D. Jakes sermons can also be seen on television since they are broadcasted on various channels. The TV show is called “The Potter’s Touch” and can be seen on Trinity Broadcasting Network, The Miracle Channel and The Word Network.
His other projects related to religion include a revival which takes place every year and is called “MegaFest”. “MegaFest” attracts huge audiences every year which can even reach 100 thousand people. In addition, he is the host of the women’s conference which also happens annually and is called “Woman Thou Art Loosed”. Moreover, T. D. Jakes owns a lot of gospel music recordings. All these involvements help to increase the overall amount of T. D. Jakes net worth.
In 2009, T. D. Jakes planned to have his own religious TV show which was supposed to be aired on the CBS Television. However, due to economic problems, the TV show was canceled.
In 2005, T. D. Jakes was visiting states which suffered from the Hurricane Katrina together with the ex-president of the United States, George W. Bush. In addition, George W. Bush described T. D. Jakes as a man who can inspire people religiously. The NBC News stated that in 2009 T. D. Jakes held sermons in the St. John’s Church in Washington, DC. These sermons were held in the morning for the president of the United States, Barack Obama.
T. D. Jakes was born in 1957 to his mother who was a teacher and his father who worked as an entrepreneur and also as a janitor. When he was young, T. D. Jakes was popular in his neighborhood as a “Bible Boy”. Moreover, when he was a child, everybody told him that he could never hold sermons because of his ‘bad’ lisp. Little did everybody know, he would end up getting millions of dollars because of that which increases the overall amount of T. D. Jakes net worth.