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Billy Graham

Billy Graham’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $25 Million
Industry: Writers
Residence: Charlotte, North Carolina
Country: United States
BirthDay: 7 November 1918
Height: 1.87 m
Education: Bob Jones University, Trinity College, Wheaton College

Billy Graham was bornon 7 November 1918 in Charlotte, North Carolina, American, is Evangelist. Billy Graham is an American Southern Baptist evangelist, known for preaching the message of Christianity around the world. He was one of the leading preachers of Christianity in the 1900s. In his childhood, he was greatly influenced by an evangelist and decided to devote his entire life to the service of Christianity. He was baptized twice in his lifetime and after his graduation, he started spreading the message of his community to various sections of the society through revival meetings and crusades. His ideology and thinking have been appreciated as well as criticized by people around the world. With the demonstrated fragility of life, people turned to spirituality for comfort, and he illuminated their path. He established a professional ministry and expanded his community through various means of communication. He also contributed significantly to the Civil Rights Movement and Lausanne Movement. He has appeared on the Gallup organization’s list of most admired men and women a staggering 57 times! He is regarded by his contemporaries as a witty, non-judgmental, genuine, innocent and patient human being always working for the betterment of humanity. He is a religious icon for the future generations to follow because of his devotion towards the supreme power and teachings to live one’s life with peace and harmony.


$25 Million


He has had Parkinson's disease since 1992 and also suffers from hydrocephalus, pneumonia, broken hips, and prostate cancer


In 1991, he held his largest event in North America on the Great Lawn of New York's Central Park


He led a series of meetings in the United Kingdom, called Mission England, where he used outdoor football grounds as venues in 1984


He also held integrated crusades in Birmingham, Alabama, on Easter 1964 in the aftermath of the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church


In 1950 he founded ‘Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’ (BGEA), a ministry to preach the gospel to a larger number of people around the world and encourage them to join their community


In 1949, a group called ‘Christ for Greater Los Angeles’ invited him to preach at their L


From 1948-1952, he served as the President of Northwestern Bible College in Minneapolis, Minnesota


He served briefly as a pastor of the First Baptist Church in Western Springs, Illinois, in 1943-44


In 1940, he enrolled at the Wheaton College, Illinois, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in anthropology in 1943


In December 1938, he was baptized by the church's pastor, Rev


In 1937, he attended the Florida Bible Institute and graduated with a bachelor degree in theology in 1940


He graduated from Sharon High School in 1936 and enrolled at Bob Jones College, Cleveland but left it after a few months


In 1934, at the age of 16, he attended a series of revival meetings in Charlotte by an evangelist, Mordecai Fowler Ham, which changed his personality and he decided to commit his life to Christ


He was born on November 7, 1918 on a dairy farm near Charlotte, North Carolina, to William Franklin Billy Graham Senior, a businessman and farmer and his wife Morrow Coffee Graham

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