Franklin Graham is an American politician. In addition to that, Graha advocates for Christianity to be included in the America’s law. Graham is the president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelist Association (BGEA) as well as Samaritan’s Purse. The latter is an International Christian relief organisation. Additionally, Graham is an author and a public speaker. Now let’s have a close look at Franklin Graham’s net worth in 2018.
Franklin Graham was born in 1952 on 14th July to American Evangelist Billy Graham and Ruth Bell. He was born in Asheville, North Carolina as William Franklin Graham III. Graham has four siblings, and he is the fourth born to his family.
During his teens, he schooled at The Stony Brook School which is a Christian private school. Its location is Long Island, New York. However, he finished high school in North Carolina. After that, he joined Le Tourneau College in Longview, Texas. His stay there was cut short by expulsion after an indiscipline case. Graham had kept a female classmate out past curfew.
After the expulsion, Montreat College became his new school. Franklin graduated from there with an A.S. in 1974. His education did not stop to that. Graham joined Appalachian State University and graduated with a B.A. in the year 1978.
Graham was only 22 years old when he experienced a conversion. He made a choice of committing himself to the Lord. In 1982, the Grace Community Church in Tempe, Arizona ordained him.
His married life began in 1974 with Jane as his wife. She hails from Smithfield, North Carolina. The couple has four children namely William, Roy, Edward and Jane. Corey used to be National Football League Safety. Graham is a grandparent to eleven kids.
As a born-again Christian, Graham accompanied Bob Pierce on a six-week mission to Asia. Bob was the founder of Samaritan’s Purse. The trip was in 1974. Pierce died in 1979, and that is when he became the president of Samaritan’s Purse. Currently, he is the only CEO.
In 1989, he started performing duties in his father’s church which is the Billy Graham Evangelist Association. He was made the CEO in 2000. Two years later he became the president Graham’s carries out not less than Five Graham Festival as an evangelist of BGEA around the world annually.
In 1990 on 23rd. January, he was a guest on 100 Huntley Street. Between 29th November 2007 and 2nd December 2007, Graham spent his time in Hong Kong. He was the host of the of Hong Kong Franklin Graham Festival.
So far, Graham has preached to over three million people.
Graham has also published The Name Miracle in a Shoe Box, A wing and Prayer and Kids Praying for kids among others.
Awards & Achievements
In 1983, the Presidential Medal of Freedom was presented to him. Also, an honorary degree from Belmont Abbey College, Horatio Alger Award as well as Golden Plate Award among others.
Net Worth of Franklin Graham
Franklin Graham has an estimated net worth of $10 million. Graham main source of income is his evangelist career. As of 2014, he was the Samaritan’s Purse most paid employee. He earned around $622 million per year. He currently receives both retirement contributions and a regular salary. In 2010, the Samaritan’s Purse made over $414 million.
It made more than $106 million and $112 million in 2013 and 2014, respectively. Franklin, however, gave up a salary at evangelist association during the late economic downturn. The sales of his published work has also contributed to the net worth.
Graham is a Christian as well as an evangelist. He is also a public speaker and an author. Currently, Franklin is the CEO and president of BGEA. Also, the CEO of Samaritan’s Purse. People also know him as the son of Billy Graham, an American evangelist. The man has been serving the Lord since 1974.