Jim Bakker
Jim Bakker

Jim Bakker is known as an American televangelist and the former Assemblies of God minister. Jim is also popular for being the former host of an evangelical Christian television program called The PTL Club. He is also famous for building the Heritage USA, which is a Christian themed water park. As an author, Jim authored lots of books that also include I Was Wrong.

Quick Biography

Jim Bakker was born on the date 2 January 1940 in Muskegon in the United States of America. Jim was born as James Orsen Bakker and always work hard to become successful.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: James Orsen Bakker
Age: 82 years old
Birth Date: 2 January 1940
Birth Place: Muskegon, Michigan, United States
Nationality: American
Religion: N/A
Parents: Raleigh Bakker and Furnia Lynette Irwin
Spouse: Lori Bakker (m. 1998), Tammy Faye Messner (m. 1961–1992)
Children: Jay Bakker, Tammy Sue Bakker-Chapman
Height: 1.7 m
Weight: 75 kg
Profession: American Televangelist and former Assemblies of God minister
Net Worth in 2022: $600 thousand

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Jim is 82 years old. Jim has an average height as well as a properly maintained physique. He is blessed with an appealing personality and active nature.

Education, School/College University

When it comes to the education of Jim Bakker, then he attended North Central University because he comes from a family that believes in Christianity. Jim was also the student of Bible college. But later, with the dream of being an evangelist, he left his college with Tammy Faye LaValley, who becomes his wife in the future.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Jim is the son of Raleigh Bakker and Furnia Lynette Irwin. He holds American nationality while there is no other information available about his siblings and another family background.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Jim Bakker With Wife Lori Bakker
Jim Bakker With Wife Lori Bakker

Jim Bakker is a married man. He is currently married to Lori Beth Graham since 1998. Before that, he was married to Tamara Faye LaValley in the year 1961. The couple had two children together named Jay Bakker and Tammy Sue Bakker Chapman. Jim and his second wife, Lori, adopted five children that make him the father of seven children.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? 4 September 1998
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Lori Bakker (m. 1998)
Kids: Jay Bakker, Tammy Sue Bakker-Chapman

Professional Life and Career

Jim Bakker started working in the Young Quinlan department store that was based in Minneapolis. After that, he worked at a boutique called Three Sisters. Jim, along with his wife, also worked at Pat Robertson’s Christian Broadcasting Network in the year 1966. The contribution of Bakker made the show popular and increased the growth of the network in an effective manner.

The duo later becomes the host of the 700 clubs and become popular. In the year 1972, they left Robertson’s ministry and then joined Paul and Jan Crouch next year that help them to become part of Trinity Broadcasting Network. Jim, along with his wife, but the PTL Club on the air in 1976 after moving to North Carolina. For contributing to The PTL Club as the host, they become popular, and lots of religious figures were invited to the show. Jim is also known as a popular author who authorized lots of books that help him to become popular.

Awards & Nominations

Jim is a very successful person, but there is no information available about any award and nomination received by Jim Bakker.

Jim Bakker Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2022

Jim Bakker Net Worth
Jim Bakker Net Worth

As of August 2022, The total net worth of Jim Bakker is estimated at around $600 thousand, and he has a successful career that helps him to earn the net worth. His authorship of some of the popular books also increases his net worth.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Jim Bakker came in rumors when he was alleged for fraud convictions and arrested by police. Along with John Wesley Fletcher, Jim was alleged by Jessica Hahn for drugging and raping her. It is also said that they made a payoff of 279,000 USD, and it also makes Jim resign from PTL. Jim admitted that he had a sexual encounter with Hahn, but he denied having raped her. Apart from this, there is no controversy about his personal life in these years.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

His Facebook page has around 7.9k fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 4.3k followers. On Instagram account, he has around 3.6k followers.

Jim Bakker is a successful American televangelist who is also known as the former Assemblies of God minister. After years of a successful career, Jim managed to earn a high net worth and fame that makes him a popular person. When it comes to his personal life, then Jim had seven children, and he is living a lavish and happy life with his wife and children. Jim is popular for building the Heritage USA located in Fort Mill in South Carolina. Jim Bakker is also an author who authored several books that helps him to increase his net worth and make popular worldwide.


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