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Pat Robertson

Evangelist, Media Mogul
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Net worth 2018: $100 Million
Industry: Miscellaneous
Residence: Lexington city
Country: United States
BirthDay: 22 March 1930
Sigh: Aries
Height: 1.73 m
Education: Yale Law School, Washington and Lee University, New York Theological Seminary, The McCallie School, Yale University
BIOGRAPHY

Pat Robertson was bornon 22 March 1930 in Lexington city, American, is Evangelist, Media Mogul. The world famous host of the Christian News program, ‘The 700 Club’, Pat Robertson is an American media mogul who has also founded several major organizations. He is a Southern Baptist with conservative Christian ideals but what differentiates him from other Southern Baptists is his charismatic theology which is not common among the Southern Baptists. Born into a family of politicians he too aimed on making it big in politics. His father has been a powerful U.S. Senator and young Pat had served on President Ronald Reagan's Task Force on Victims of Crime. He even ran for the United States presidential election, 1988, but could not find success there. A religious man, he returned to Christian broadcasting which he had been involved in prior to the presidential elections. As a young man he had been interested in becoming a lawyer, but midway through his legal studies he had a religious awakening and decided to serve Christianity. He studied theology and became an ordained Southern Baptist minister. He founded the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) among the several other organizations he founded. He is also a wealthy businessman with media holdings all over the world. He is also famous for making predictions many of which don’t come true!

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$100 Million

TIMELINE
1997

In 1997, the highly successful Family Channel was sold to the News Corporation and was renamed as Fox Family

1990

with the Family Channel as its main subsidiary in 1990

1989

The institution was renamed Regent University in 1989

1988

He campaigned to become Republican Party’s nominee in the 1988 presidential election but was unsuccessfulOver the years CBN became very popular and was broadcast in over 180 countries

1982

He was also interested in politics and served on the Task Force on Victims of Crime during President Ronald Reagan’s administration in 1982

1978

He founded the non-profit organization ‘Operation Blessing International Relief and Development Corporation (OBI) in 1978

1970

In 1970 he established the CBN University on CBN’s Virginia Beach Campus and serves as its chancellor

1966

In 1966, the television program ‘The 700 Club’ premiered in the Christian Broadcasting Network and was aired on each weekday

1960

He established the Christian Broadcasting Network in 1960 which was started as a small UHF station

1959

He then went to the New York Theological Seminary and received a Master of Divinity degree in 1959

1955

After this he decided to get a law degree and enrolled at Yale Law School in 1955

1954

He married Adelia Elmer in 1954 and had four children

1948

In 1948 he drafted into the Army and was promoted to first lieutenant in 1952

1946

He later graduated from The McCallie School, Tennessee, in 1946

1930

He was born on March 22, 1930, into a political family in Virginia to Absalom Willis Robertson and Gladys Churchill

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