Billy Graham was a famous American paster whose life is never short of name, fame and riches. William Franklin Graham Jr was his full name. Charlotte, North Carolina was his hometown. His nationality is American. His ethnicity is white American. By religion he belongs to Evangelical Protestantism. And the denomination of this American Christian Protestant evangelist is Baptist of Southern Baptist Convention. It is also worth noting that he was the father of the famous evangelist Franklin Graham.
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Billy Graham Net Worth
Billy Graham has been an “America’s Pastor” for more than six decades and this made him one of the richest pastors in America. In 2014, when he was alive, his net worth was estimated to be around $14 million. As of 2018, his net worth was estimated to be around $25 million.
Billy Graham was not just a Pastor. He was an activist. He was not just an activist. He was also an author. He is not just an author. He was also an actor. The Mighty Fortress, Hannity & Colmes, The American President are some of the movies that he had acted.
As an author, he has written more than 30 books including ‘Just as I am’, his autobiography published in 1997 which turned out to be a best-seller. In 1950, Graham founded Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA). This organization had an independent board of directors which stipulated the salary and housing allowance for Graham which was believed to be less than $150,000. The BGEA got about $120 million as total revenue for the year 2016. Billy Graham had income and salary kept coming from all the corners.
Just after his graduation from Wheaton college, Illinois, Graham found his understanding partner in Ruth. Billy Graham and Ruth Graham got married in 1943. The couple had five children and 19 grandchildren. They happily lived together for 64 years. But Ruth passed away in 2007 and she was 87 when she died.
Billy Graham Age
Billy Graham was born in the year 1918 and his birthday falls on 7th November. This famous Baptist minister is no more with us. He died on February 21st in the year 2018. He was 99 then.