Jimmy Swaggart
Jimmy Swaggart

Jimmy Swaggart is a famous Pentecostal evangelist and author who has written several books. In the year 1971, his TV ministry was started, and his audience was of both the US and other parts of the world. During the 1980s, the telecast was being transmitted to a total of 3k cable stations and cable systems every week. At present, he operates and owns SON LIFE BROADCASTING NETWORK.

Quick Biography

He was born on 15th March in the year 1935 in Ferriday in Louisiana. He is a cousin of Mickey Gilley, country music superstar and Jerry Lee Lewis, who is a rock and roll pioneer. He got married when he was just seventeen years old, and at that time, his wife was only fifteen. He used to work in part-time jobs to support his family, and he also used to sing at different churches.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Jimmy Lee Swaggart
Age: 87 years old
Birth Date: 15 March 1935
Birth Place: Ferriday in Louisiana (United States)
Nationality: American
Religion: Christian
Parents: N/A
Spouse: Frances Swaggart (m. 1952)
Children: Donnie Swaggart
Height: 1.70 m
Weight: 75 kg
Profession: Pentecostal Evangelist
Net Worth in 2022: $12 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

He is 87 years old.

Education, School/College University

There is no information or details available about his education and school. He has never revealed this information, but he must have studied in Louisiana where he was born.

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

He is the nephew of Arilla Wells and cousin of Mickey Gilley and Jerry Lee Lewis. The name of his sister is Jeanette Ensminger, who died in the year 1999.

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

When he was 17 years old, he got married to Frances Anderson, who was fifteen. They got married in Chruch, where his father was also present playing music in the year 1952. Both of them have a son named Donnie Swaggart.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 10 October 1952
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Frances Anderson  Swaggart
Kids: Donnie Swaggart

Professional Life and Career

He used various kind of part-time jobs because he started working as an evangelist in the year 1955. In the year 1960, he started recording music albums to transmit those into Christian radio stations. In the year 1961, he got ordained from Assemblies of God, and then next year, he started his own radio ministry.

During the 1960s, he founded a small church which he named Family Worship  Center, which was located in Louisiana. In the year 1975, he shifted towards TV ministry, and his channels were expanded in the United States. In the year 1980, he started telecasting Bible music and study on a regular basis. In the year 1983, there were more than 250 TV stations that broadcasted the telecast of Swaggart.

Awards & Nominations

Jimmy Swaggart hasn’t won any awards for his work, but he has been able to a huge amount of money with his work in the televangelist field. He has worked really hard as in the beginning; he used to switch several jobs to support his family. He was too young when he got married, and he never got discouraged and kept working hard for his family.

Jimmy Swaggart Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2022

Jimmy Swaggart Net Worth
Jimmy Swaggart Net Worth

As of August 2022, The net worth of Jimmy Swaggart is around $12 million, which he has earned by working as an author, televangelist, and Pentecostal Pastor. In the year 1975, his television ministry was started, and it started to air in almost all parts of the United States and some parts of the world.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

During the early 1990s and late 1980s, he was involved in prostitution scandals due to which he was defrocked from the ASSEMBLIES OF GOD. On 11th October, in the year 1991, he was found in a prostitute company for the 2nd time, and that was the time when he caught by the Police Office in California exactly in Indio. In the year 1986, his prostitution scandal came out, but he gave a speech of confession on 21st February in the year 1988.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

His Facebook page has around 22K fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 17.1K followers. He stays connected with the public through his telecasts and social media pages.

Jimmy Swaggart is a person who has got into several controversies due to his prostitute scandal. He was involved in it for two times, and he also apologized for it later. He has been able to earn a huge amount of money with his work as a televangelist and author. His books are mostly religious and based on the bible. He got married early in his life and have a son with his wife. He wasn’t famous from the beginning of his career, but it took him time to become famous, and for that, he worked really hard due to which he became an inspiration for the people.


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