Jimmy Swaggart Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Jimmy Lee Swaggart was born on the 15th March 1935, in Ferriday, Louisiana USA. He is a Pantecostal pastor, televangelist and author of books which are the sources of Jimmy Swaggart’s net worth. He is the host of television shows “A Study in the Word” and “Jimmy Swaggart Telecast” which are broadcast since 1975. Currently, the shows are being aired in 104 countries and in the USA, as well as on the internet.

Is the preacher rich? According to the latest estimations, the net worth of Jimmy Swaggart is as much as $2 million.

Jimmy Swaggart Net Worth $2 Million

At the very beginning of his career as a preacher, he lived in poverty trying to survive, having only $30 per week. The family of Swaggarts lived in pastors’ homes, basements of churches and cheap motels. At the end of the 1960’s, Jimmy began transmitting his own telecast for Baton Rouge television stations, and then bought a radio station which was focused on preaching, teaching based on Christian Faith, playing gospel music and telling feature stories. Creating and selling radio stations became some sort of a business for Jimmy Swaggart throughout the decades of the 1980’s and 1990’s. Currently, his ministry owns the SonLife Radio on the FM band, which is also streamed on the Internet. On the whole, radio is an important source of Jimmy Swaggart’s net worth.

In 1975, Jimmy Swaggart went preaching the television. At the beginning of the 1980’s his telecast spread to many cities of the USA, and later he became known internationally. Currently, the Ministries of Jimmy Swaggart own the SonLife Broadcasting Network which is aired 24 hours per day on various local, cable and satellite televisions. His programs on television also add considerable income to the total size of Jimmy Swaggart’s net worth.

Another source of Jimmy Swaggart’s wealth is music recording. He debuted with the album “Some Golden Daybreak” (1973), and was even named the Male Vocalist of the Year by Record World Magazine in 1977. Jimmy was nominated for Dove Awards a number of times as the Male Vocalist, Instrumentalist, for the Program of the Year, Children’s Album of the Year and other categories. More, he was twice nominated for Grammy Awards.

In 1984, Swaggart founded Jimmy Swaggart Bible College, and though it is not accredited, the college offers various Bachelor degree programs. More, Jimmy has published more than 20 books including “Expositor’s Study Bible” and other books. The monthly magazine The Evangelist is also published by his ministry, and that also adds revenues to Jimmy Swaggart net worth.

Finally, in the personal life of the preacher, he married his wife Frances Swaggart in 1952, and the family has a son. Unfortunately, Jimmy Swaggart has experienced several spiritual downfalls which resulted in several sexual scandals in the end of 1980’s and 1990’s. Then he temporarily left the position of leader in the ministries. The scandals involving the prostitutes resulted in him losing many followers, who might otherwise have brought additional income into Jimmy Swaggart’s net worth.

Quick Facts

Birth date: March 15, 1935
Birth place: Ferriday, Louisiana, United States
Profession:Televangelist, Preacher, Christian music singer, Author
Education:Assemblies of God church
Nationality:American
Spouse:Frances Swaggart (née Anderson)
Children:Donnie Swaggart
Siblings:Donnie Swaggart, Jeannette Swaggart Ensminger
Awards:Dove Award finalist - Male Vocalist of the Year/TV Program of the Year/Instrumentalist of the Year/Year's best Traditional Album
Record labels:Sun
Nominations:Grammy Awards Best Gospel Album/Best Gospel Performance, Traditional Worship (album), Favorite Gospel Music Artist (Singing News magazine (Singing News magazine), 1974)
TV shows:Jimmy Swaggart Telecast (1971- present), SonLife Radio Network, Frances and Friends, The Message of the Cross (on SBN)
Albums:The Psalms (2016), Christ Is My Everything (1988), The Healing Jesus (1991), Jimmy Swaggart Live from Family Worship Center (2005), It Was a Great Thing That He Did for Me (2013)
Books:Expositor's Study Bible (2005), Paul The Apostle (2011), Brother Swaggart, Here Is My Question (2009), Rape of a Nation (1985)
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Filmography

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TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Rachel Maddow Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Swaggart1977TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Eighties2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - Televangelist
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us2013TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
This Is England '882011TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Beware the Gonzo2010Himself
Retrosexual: The 80's2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Naqoyqatsi2002DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Biography1998TV Series documentaryHimself
Spin1995DocumentaryHimself
Perverse Preachers, Fascist Fundamentalists and Kristian Kiddie Kooks1991Video documentaryHimself
Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol1990DocumentaryHimself ('I have sinned against you' sermon) (uncredited)
Hell1984Video shortHimself

Is Jimmy Swaggart's Net Worth Deserved?

  • Wutup

    Just another shit bag con man,along with his son and grandson pushing the fairy in the sky bullshit.