Billy Graham is a Southern Baptist Minister, who has been popular among every one since 1947 when he started holding annual Billy Graham Crusade. He has held large indoor and outdoor rallies ever since.
He has preached the gospel of Christ in person to more than 80 million people and to countless millions more over the airwaves and in films. Nearly 3 million have responded to the invitation he offers at the end of his sermons. And, unlike most of the preachers, his net worth is quite heavy.
Pastor Billy Graham Net Worth and Salary
No one can measure for exact – but the net worth of Billy Graham is around 25 million dollars. He is considered to be the richest pastor in America.
The income source of Billy Graham’s net worth is not one but several. His rise started when he starred in popular radio show “Hour of Decision” and later on his sermons started being broadcasted into radio. His main income sources are definitely his sermons. He has preached live to millions of people all the time – and most of the time he did it on the biggest of gatherings. His sermons have been broadcasted to all around the world through television and radio for more than 6 decade!
Also, he has been a very popular author and his advice column “My Answer” has appeared in newspapers for more than 60 years till now. He has published many books, and many of them has been bestsellers. For example, “Angels: Gods Secret Agents” was sold more than a million copy in the first three months after release.
Source: Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
A fair share of Billy Graham’s net worth and wealth obviously came from a time when he served as a spiritual adviser to Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Richard Nixon.
Pastor Billy Graham’s net worth of 25 million dollars are mainly based on all of his activities and performances and writings. He has really been a pioneer in his field.
Billy Graham Age, Bio.
Billy Graham was born in 1918. As in 2017, he is 99 years old and still being active in the field. He founded “Billy Graham Evangelistic Association” at Minneapolis in 1950. He married Ruth Bell in 1943 and together they stayed apart for 64 years until 2007, when Ruth died. Together, they raised five children and later on they became successful grandparents of 19 grandchildren.
He stated his retire long ago due to his falling health, loss of eyesight and hearing. Presently he doesn’t make any public appearance and stays in his home most of the time.