T.D. James – Net Worth, Money and More

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Net Worth : $18 Million



T.D Jakes was born on June 9, 1957. His birth place is South Charleston, West Virginia, U.S. he is 56 years of age. His birth name was Thomas Dexter Jakes. He was married to Elder Serita Ann Jakes. Talking about his occupation, he is a minister, an evangelist, life coach, an author and a speaker. Jakes is the bishop/ Chief Pastor of The Potter’s House. His a no-denominational American mega church along with 30,000 members in the house. His church services and evangelistic sermons are famous and is shown on the nroadcasting network like on trinity Broadcasting Network, Black Entertainment Television. The daystar Television Network, the Miracle Channel in Canada and The Word Network. The “megafest”, an annual revival draw 100,000 people all over the world which is result of one of his ministry aspect. This megafest is an annual woman conference called “Woman Thou Art Loosed”.

Personal life


In the year 1981, when he was only 24, he married to the lady Serita Ann Jamison. The couple is happy thereafter. They live together happily, caring each other. They have good understanding for each other. They have five children: Jermaine Jakes, Jamar Jakes, Sarah Jakes, Cora Jakes and Thomas Jakes. His son Jr. Jakes is a renowned personality. He is a strong advocate of abstinence. Jr. Jakes was appeared on the subject form Good morning America to Dr. Phill. It is proved on the African American lives TV show on the PBS program where his DNA is analyzed and as a result it is proved that his Y chromosome said that he is descended from lgbo people of Nigeria.



He is educated from the West Virginia State University. In the year 1980, he became the pastor of Greator Emanuel temple of faith with ten numbers. In the year 1990, he moved to South Charleston, West Virginia where his congregation was increased to 300. In the year 1993, he moved to cross lanes where his congregation was increased to 1,100 people. In 1994, T,D Jakes ministries was established. This organization works as a non-profit organization where conferences are held. From 1995-1996 he appeared on the radio show “Get Ready”. He founded the Potter’s house in the year 1996, when he along with his family relocated to Dallas, Texas. This non-denominational church is located at the 34-acre hilltop campus where his congregation increased from 7,000 to 14,000. In the year he visited the areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina along with George W. Bush. According to the NBC news, he led the early Morning Prayer for the president Barack Obama at the St. John’s Church in Washington D.C. on January 20, 2009.



He wrote many books and worked in many films some of them are Woman Thou Art Loosed in the year 2004, Not Easily Broken in the year 2009, Jumping the broom in the year 2011, Munya in the year 2010, Sparkle in the year 2012, Heaven Is for real in the year 2014 and the last one Winnie Mandela on the year 2014. These are some of his works which influence d the people very much all over the world. He wrote more than 40 books till now. On the site of Potters house he said that: “Our prayer for you is that the god of all grace anoints you with fresh oil and his precious spirit illuminates the word as you read. Amy he empower you to effectively communicate the struggles that you have overcome and continue to overcome. Furthermore my wife and I pray that your home be a reflection of the joy and peace that god has promised to all of his children who follow him. We bless your children, the fruit of your body. We speak life into your marriage, your ministry and your mission. As you lie down at night we pray for more than sleep. We pray for rest. Rest in him and arise refreshed for we need you. Your prayers, your support and your love are important to us. So we pray you will take care of yourself.”

Awards and Accomplishment


Jakes received a number of honors from various organizations and received a lot of appreciation and various other titles. He received 13 honorary degrees and doctorates. Not only this he received Grammy awards and Dove Award nominations for the Gospel album “Live at the Potter’s House”. He is at the top 10 in the list of “Top 10 religious House” in the PBS publication and Ethics Newsweekly. He was also feature on the cover page of the Time Magazine. On September 17, 2001. With the title “is This Man Next Billy Graham?”



His net worth is $18 Million. His most of the fortune came from films and the books he wrote. He met with famous personalities of the modern era like George W Bush and the Barack Obama. Jakes is a very renowned personality and is a very famous Bishop of the era. He owned The Potters House Church in Dallas. It is ranked number 10th largest property in USA in the year 2008 by Outreach Magazine. His known and famous for his collectibles including  “The lady, her love and her lord” which describes the pain of the woman and their stories, “Let It Go” which focuses on the forgiveness and shows that he is a true real spiritual genius.

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