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Pat Robertson Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Marion Gordon “Pat” Robertson was born on 22nd March 1930, in Lexington, Virginia, into a family with connections in politics. He is an American businessman, a media mogul and a former minister of the USA, who became famous as a televangelist. He is the chairman of the Christian Broadcasting Network, an American religious television network and production company. Besides all these, Pat Robertson is a best-selling author and also hosts his own television program, “The 700 Club”.

So just how rich is Pat Robertson? In 2015, his net worth has been estimated to be more than $120 million. Most of his money has been made from business and television, about which media has speculated over the years, accusing the televangelist of scams, illegal financial schemes, and bad use of tax-exempt income, as Robertson has founded several non-profit organizations besides his businesses. Pat Robertson started the Christian Broadcasting Network in 1960, with a small radio in Portsmouth, and after 17 years in this area he bought his first cable TV channel, which soon became very popular thanks to his Christian television program. Over the years the channel changed name and owner several times (today is known as “ABC Family” and is owned by Disney), but it is considered that it has brought more than $500 million to its first owner. Pat Robertson owns an 11,000 square feet mansion built on top of a mountain in Virginia, a small hotel, a company based on a multi-level marketing scheme which sells vitamins, and a company which controls controversial diamond mines in Zaire.

Pat Robertson Net Worth $120 Million

Pat Robertson is the son of a Senator of the USA. He went to The McCallie School in Tennessee, and then he studied history at Washington and Lee University. In 1948, he joined the Marine Corps, spending most of his time in service doing office work in Japan. In 1955, he graduated from Yale Law School with a Law degree, and then in 1959 he completed a Masters degree at the New York Theological Seminary.

A year later he started building his empire, using mostly money from donations. After he became popular in the USA, he tried unsuccessfully to win a nomination for President of the United States for the Republicans. Pat Robertson is founder of several companies and non-profit organizations, such as The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) Inc., Regent University, American Centre for Law and Justice, International Family Entertainment Inc., The Flying Hospital, and Operation Blessing International Relief and Development Corporation. One of these companies, International Family Entertainment Inc., was sold in 1990 for $1.9 billion, a transaction which added a lot of money to Robertson’s net worth. At the end of the ‘90s Pat Robertson became involved in mining businesses, and media discovered he had owned a company which was doing unsafe gold mining operations in Liberia.

As a politician, Robertson was president of the Council for National Policy, and he used his influence by endorsing several Republican candidates. His movement, Christian Coalition (now called Christian Coalition of America) is ranked number seven on the list of the most powerful political organisations in the USA. The former televangelist is also known for his statements made during his television program “The 700 Club”, on a series of topics such as international politics, the US State Department, abortion, homosexuality, liberalism, and many other somewhat controversial subjects.

Pat Robertson written more than 12 books, including “The New World Order” (1991), “The End of the Age” (1995), “The Ten Offenses” and “Courting Disaster” (2004).

In his personal life, Pat Robertson married Adelia Dede Elmer in 1954; the couple has two boys and two girls.


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Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
First Landing2007TV Movie inspired by

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 700 Club1977-2015TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself
Fox News Reporting: The Right, All Along - The Rise, Fall and Future of Conservatism2010TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
City of Light: Groundbreaking Special2006TV SpecialHimself
Hannity & Colmes2004-2006TV SeriesHimself
The Big Story2005TV SeriesHimself
Missionary Positions2005DocumentaryHimself
Paula Zahn Now2004TV SeriesHimself
Praise the Lord1985-2002TV SeriesHimself
Where Is God Now?2001TV MovieHimself
Last Party 20002001DocumentaryHimself (as Rev. Pat Robertson)
The Temple of Phenomenal Things1997Himself
With God on Our Side: The Rise of the Religious Right in America1996TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Route One USA1989DocumentaryHimself
Tanner '881988TV SeriesHimself
Firing Line1987TV SeriesHimself
Don't Ask Me, Ask God1984TV MovieHimself
Xpose1982TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
The Cry of a Hurting World... I'm Hungry!1977TV Movie documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Better Life: An Exploration of Joy & Meaning in a World Without God2015DocumentaryHimself
Marching to Zion2015DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Drunken Peasants2014TV SeriesHimself
Chelsea Lately2012-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Host of 'The 700 Club'
Creation Today2012TV SeriesHimself
Pastor Mike Online2011TV SeriesHimself
This Is What Love in Action Looks Like2011DocumentaryHimself
Selling God2009DocumentaryHimself - Christian Broadcasting Network
Outrage2009/IDocumentaryHimself
Waiting for Armageddon2009DocumentaryHimself - Televangelist
Lord, Save Us from Your Followers2008Video documentaryHimself
Religulous2008DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
The O'Reilly Factor2008TV SeriesHimself
Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed2008DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
With God on Our Side: George W. Bush and the Rise of the Religious Right in America2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Bowling for Columbine2002DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Eyes of Tammy Faye2000DocumentaryHimself
Spin1995DocumentaryHimself
Perverse Preachers, Fascist Fundamentalists and Kristian Kiddie Kooks1991Video documentaryHimself
Everyman1988TV Series documentaryHimself
Manson Family Movies1984VideoHimself (uncredited)

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