T. D. Jakes
T. D. Jakes

T.D Jakes is an American author and filmmaker, and he is the chief pastor of The Potter’s House. The pastor is known for the movie Jumping the Broom. The birth name of the filmmaker is Thomas Dexter Jakes II.

Quick Biography

Thomas Dexter Jakes II was born in South Charleston, West Virginia, United States. He was known as The Bible Boy in the community.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Thomas Dexter Jakes II
Age: 64 years old
Birth Date: 9 June 1957
Birth Place: Dallas, Texas, United States
Nationality: American
Religion: Christianity
Parents: Ernest Sr
Spouse: Serita Jakes (m. 1982)
Children: Sarah Jakes Roberts, Cora Jakes Coleman, Thomas Jakes, Jr., Jermaine Jakes, Jamar Jakes
Height: 1.9 m
Weight: 88 kg
Profession: Pastor, Author, and Filmmaker
Net Worth in 2021: $20 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

The pastor, T.D Jakes, is 64 years old. The height of the Jakes is 1.9 m, and the weight of the author is 88 kg.

Education, School/College University

We did not have information on T.D Jakes Education, School/College University.

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

T.D Jakes was born Ernest Jakes. His father was a janitor, entrepreneur, Edith, and Educator. In West Virginia, he is known as the Bad Bible Boy. In childhood, people told T.D that he would not be able to reach due to his bad lisp. His father dies due to Kidney. After that, the author decided to go into ministry. The nationality of the author is American. The ethnicity of the pastor is Black. T.D did not share his political view with media.

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

T.d Jakes With Wife Serita Jakes
T.d Jakes With Wife Serita Jakes

T.D Jakes married Serita in 1982. They recently completed 37 years of marriage. They share images of their marriage anniversary on Instagram. The couple has five children named Sarah Jakes Roberts, Cora Jakes Coleman, Jermaine Jakes, Jamar Jakes, and Thomas Jakes Jr.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 29 May 1982
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is T.D Jakes Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Serita Jakes (m. 1982)
Kids: Sarah Jakes Roberts, Cora Jakes Coleman, Thomas Jakes, Jr., Jermaine Jakes, Jamar Jakes

Professional Life and Career

In 1980, the author became pastor of Greater Emanuel Temple of Fait at the age of 23. The temple is located in a storefront church in Smithers, West Virginia. At that time, the temple has only ten members. After some time, the members grew to 100 members because the church racially integrated.

In 1990, the pastor moved to South Charlestown, and the community grew to 300 members, whereas, in 1993, the pastor moves to Cross Lanes. The congregation joined by more than 800 people making it 1100. The congregation contains 60% African-American and 40% Caucasian. In 1994, the author founded T.D Jakes Ministries as a non-profit organization.

The organization produces televised sermons and conferences. In 1996, Jake also hosted a weekly radio and television show Get Ready. The pastor, his wife, and his family moved to Dallas, Texas. There he established the Potter House, which is a non-denominational Megachurch. The house has a seating capacity of more than 5,000 people.

Within a few years, church membership reaches 7000 members to 14,000. The author accompanied George W. Bush during his visit to see the area destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. On 20 January 2009, NBC stated that the poster did early morning prayer service for President Barrack Obama.  He launches a syndicate in 2009 with Dr. Phil McGraw, Jay McGraw, and CBS Television Distribution.

In 2015, the author T.D Jakes show run on Tegna stations in several locations named Atlanta, Cleveland, Dallas, and Minneapolis. After that, the show aired in more than 50 markets across the United States. Thomas Dexter Jakes wrote several books named as Intimacy with God, Loved by Before you throw in the towel, Naked and Not Ashamed, The Lady, Her Lover and Her Lord, God’s Leading and many more. He also works and produces several movies named Woman Thou Art Loosed, Not Easily Broken, Heaven is for Real, Winnie Mandela, and many more.

Awards & Nominations

In 2003 44th Grammy Awards, T.D won Best Gospel or Chorus Album award for his album A Wing and a Prayer. The pastor was in the list of Top 10 religious leaders, according to Ethics Newsweekly. The Jake featured on the cover page of Time Magazine on 17 September 2001. T.D nominated for Grammy and Dove Award. In 2016, He also included in the of Oprah’s SuperSoul100 list of visionaries and influential leaders.

T.D Jakes Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2021

T. D. Jakes Net Worth
T. D. Jakes Net Worth

As of November 2021, The net worth of T.D Jakes is $20 million. The author earned money by working as a chief pastor. He is also the bishop of The Potter’s House. The church has more than 30,000 members. He also publishes various books.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

T.D Jakes is not involved in any controversy or scandal.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

T.D Jakes Facebook page has around 6,473,236 fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 3.61m followers. On T.D Jakes Instagram account, he has around 3.4m followers while on YouTube, T.D Jakes has around 322,658 subscribers.

T.D Jakes is a spiritual leader. He spread positivity with sermons. He has a huge following on the internet.


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