Jentezen Franklin is an American Evangelist pastor, bestselling author in New York Times, and a television presenter. He is a well-known author who wrote popular books like Right People, Right Place, Right Plan, and Fear Fighters. Want to know more about him, his life, and his net worth? Continue reading.
Jentezen is a 58-year-old senior pastor at Free Chapel in Gainesville, Georgia. Jentezen is the minister of Free Chapel in California and Georgia. He was born to Billy and Katie Franklin on 21 July 1962 in North Carolina, USA, and has four siblings who are Doyle, Richie, Jill, and Jennifer.
Early Life And Family
He married Cherise Cherise Franklin on 5 September 1987. He dated Cherise for some time and misjudged his relationship with her but later she said yes when he proposed to her by taking the blessings of his mother and sister.
He went to Atlantic Christian College along with his elder sibling Richie Franklin. After his brother graduated he quit college and followed his father’s guidance and joined service as a preacher. He began service with his brother Richie, traveling with him, and even used to make music and started preaching at the same time as well. When he was a preacher, God spoke to him and wanted him to become a preacher. At first, he was nervous as he couldn’t speak in front of so many people but he followed God’s footsteps to become a preacher. After he turned 16, he dedicated his life to god.
His Career And Major Milestones
When he was working as a preacher at Free Chapel, the senior preacher Roy Wellborn passed away, Jentezen became the senior preacher. It is a contemporary Christian church that helps people who are suffering and hurting in life. Jentezen helps these people with the love of Christ. His first service had a modest membership of 300 people.
In 2003, it expanded to a new location that had an auditorium for 3,000 people. Jentezen established their second church in Irvine in 2007.
In 2018, he moved Free Chapel to Atlanta. He always wanted to have a church in Atlanta and has been moving for six years in a row. The auditorium will have room for 1,000 people. He has also won the Martin Luther King Jr Mantel of Destiny Award for his efforts on racial integration.
He is a well-known television presenter who has given motivational speeches about community and religion on the Kingdom Connection TV program that airs on different church channels and influences people to join his services.
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Jentezen along with his ministries hosted three annual family-focused conferences. He prepares the Forward Student Conference, the Divine Women’s Conference, and a wedding conference and lectures to some of today’s most influential speakers and musical guests.
Jentezen Franklin’s current net worth is $2 million. He has a following of 359k followers on Instagram and his income as a senior pastor for a year is $64,000. His show airs on different television networks like TBN and other church channels. (Write about his earnings thru books too)