Kenneth Copeland is an American televangelist who is the founder of Kenneth Copeland Ministries (KCM). He has a long association with Charismatic Movement and is also a public speaker, musician, and author. His ministry provides biblical teachings on various subjects. Copeland has authored many books and has got released them by KCM Publications. The motto of his ministry is “Jesus is Lord” which is from Romans 10:9. Here is a quick summary of Kenneth Copeland’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Kenneth Copeland Early Life
Kenneth Max Copeland is the son of A. W. Copeland and Vinita Pearl. He was born in Texas’s Lubbock on 6 December 1936. He was raised in West Texas.
After completing his high school, he went to Oral Roberts University. Right from his early childhood, he was inspired to be a pilot. When he was at Oral Roberts University, he became Oral Roberts’s pilot and chauffeur.
From 1956 to 1958, Kenneth Copeland was married to Ivy Bodiford. They were the parents of Terri Copeland. From 1958 to 1961, he was married to Cynthia Davis. Following the couple’s divorce, he married Gloria Neece in 1963. They are the parents of John and Kellie. His wife and children are associated with KCM and work in various capacities.
Copeland has involved in many controversies. He was accused of discipline and shepherding. He was involved in the Angel Flight 44 controversy of 2006. Two years later, he was involved in Mike Huckabee controversy. He got involved in vaccination controversy in 2013.
Kenneth Copeland Career
Kenneth Copeland’s ministry was formed more than 50 years ago. He gives some conventions in the USA and also organises the annual Believer’s Convention. The events of his ministry can be live streamed on kcm.org. It is also broadcasted on God TV and Daystar Television Network. He mainly discusses the Holy Bible.
Many of his episodes can also be viewed on BVOV.tv. He successfully launched Believer’s Voice of Victory Network in 2015. His ministry is located in Fort Worth, Texas. It is spread on an area of 33 acres. In 2007, there was an accusation for using the ministry’s flight for personal vacations.
He has successfully released many films in his career. Some of them are ‘The Rally’, ‘The Rally-LA’, ‘Covenant Rider’, ‘Superkid Academy: The Mission’, ‘The Gunslinger’, Judgement: The Trial of Commander Kelley’, ‘Covenant Rider’, and ‘The treasure of Eagle Mountain’. He has also released various singles including “Pledge of Love” in 1962. His album entitled ‘In His Presence’ was released in 1980.
As an author, Kenneth Copeland has released many books like ‘Leather Bound’, ‘A Ceremony of Marriage’, ‘The Wake-up Call’, ‘You Are Healed’, and ‘Pursuit of His Presence: Daily Devotional’.
Awards & Achievements
Kenneth Copeland was nominated for the 1980 Grammy Award for ‘In His Presence’. One of his biggest career achievements is to be the founder of Kenneth Copeland Ministries. He annually organises the Believer’s Convention. He preaches with his family members in the convention.
Net Worth of Kenneth Copeland
The estimated net worth of Kenneth Copeland is more than $320 million. He is one of the world’s richest televangelist. He successfully launched KCM and has released music and books. He has also created Kenneth Copeland Publications and KCP Records. His shows have been broadcasted across the world on several television channels. He has authored several books, and his ministry owns 1998 Cessna 550 Citation Bravo, 2005 Cessna 750 Citation X, and 1962 Beech H-18 Twin.
Kenneth Copeland is one of the most popular televangelists in the world. His speeches are telecasted across the world on TV and also through the internet. Although he has been involved only with the teachings of Holy Bible, he has been accused of several charges. In 2003, his ministry released the album called ‘Big Band Gospel’.