James Dobson is an evangelical Christian author. He has been able to work as a psychologist. He has been credited with being the founder of ‘Focus on The Family’. He was able to the running manager of this organization until the year 2003. He has been ranked as being among the most influential persons for the ‘conservative social positions’. Despite being never ordained as a gospel minister, he has been widely been accepted as the most influential evangelical leader. He was ranked by the New York Time. Here is a quick summary of James Dobson’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
James Dobson Early Life
James Dobson was born in the year 1936 on April 21st. His place of birth was in Shreveport, Louisiana. He has always had the influence of religion in all his life. He has said that he gave his life to Jesus when he was aged three years old. His parents were Myrtle Georgia and James Dobson. His father was not lucky enough to attend college. His father did travel a lot to preach the gospel. His father always took with him his son in order for him to watch as well as listen. Dobson did study psychology. This course was not common in those years and it was considered very unfavorably.
He later did join Pasadena College, and here he was able to be appointed the captain of the Tennis team. In the year 1967, he was able to get awarded doctorate in psychology from the University of Southern California. He has been a lecturer for over ten years. In the year 1970, that is the first time that he did a publication that made him very famous. He got married in the year 1960 to Shirley Deere. The couple got to be blessed with two children. The names of the two children are Danae and Ryan. Ryan was able to graduate from Biola University. He is a public speaker and he has very high regard when it comes to matters that relate to the youth.
James Dobson Career, Awards & Achievement
He has had a good career as a psychologist. He has served as an associate professor at the University of Southern California School of medicine. This was for a period of over 14 years. He later did join Children’s Hospital and here he was able to serve for another seventeen years. He worked at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. He has been able to sit on very many advisory panels and has testified at various government hearings. He has been a very excellent gospel minister and he has focused his life on helping the families stay together.
Awards and Achievements
Dobson has been achieving massive success in his career as a gospel minister. While he was playing tennis in school, he got a rate of being among the most valuable player. He got to be awarded ‘Layman of the Year’ by the National Associations of Evangelicals. Childhelp USA did award him ‘The Children’s Award’. He has also received the Humanitarian Award by the California Psychological Association. He got awarded an honorary doctorate from the Indiana Wesleyan University.
Net worth of James Dobson
Dobson has a net worth of over $4.5 million. This wealth has been generated from various sources. Among the sources include his expansive career as a psychologist as well as working as a lecturer at the university. He has also been able to release several publications that have been able to receive a very high rating and enjoy good sales.
Dobson has had a huge audience that listens to him, as a gospel minister. This is despite the fact that he was never ordained. He has been able to criticize all the social and political evils with no fear or favor. He has never shied from sharing his mind.