Jimmy Lee Swaggart, born March 15, 1935, is an American gospel music recording artist, Pentecostal televangelist, pianist, and Christian author. He was born in Ferriday, Louisiana in the United States.
|Full Name:||Jimmy Lee Swaggart|
|Date of Birth:||March 15, 1935|
|Place of Birth:||Ferriday, Louisiana|
|State of Origin:||Louisiana|
|Net Worth:||$10 million|
Early Life and Education
Jimmy Lee Swaggart was born on March 15, 1935, in Ferriday, Louisiana to sharecropper William Herron’s daughter Minnie Bell and fiddler and Pentecostal minister Willie Leon (also known as “Sun” or “Son”) Swaggart.
Elmo Lewis, the maternal uncle of Son, was married to her sister Mamie, so they were linked via marriage.
“Counselors, in-laws, and other relatives married each other until the clan was linked like a giant, tight ball of elastic bands,” the author said of the extended family’s intricate web of links.
He is the cousin of Mickey Gilley, a well-known country musician, and Jerry Lee Lewis, the father of Rock-a-Billy.
Jeanette Ensminger was his sister. Swaggart attended the tiny Assemblies of God churches in Ferriday and Wisner alongside his parents.
Career and Ministry
The audience for the television ministry, which debuted in 1971 and was formerly known as the “Camp Meeting Hour,” both in the United States and abroad.
The weekly Jimmy Swaggart Telecast and A Study in the Word shows are streamed online, on 78 networks in 104 nations, and throughout the United States.
At its peak in the 1980s, his telecast was distributed each week to more than 3,000 stations and cable networks.
He was able to traverse the entire contiguous United States, Canada, Europe, Africa, and South America because to his “crusades.”
Swaggart was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1980 for Best Performance in Traditional Gospel. 
The SonLife Broadcasting Network (SBN) is owned and run by the Jimmy Swaggart Ministries, and he serves as senior pastor of the Family Worship Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, which is located on Bluebonnet Boulevard.
Jimmy Swaggart Net Worth
Jimmy Swaggart has an estimated net worth of $10 million. He is an American gospel singer, televangelist who has created impact with his ministries.
In 1952, when he was 17 years old, Jimmy Swaggart married 15-year-old Frances Anderson, whom he had met while performing music with his father, the pastor of the Assembly of God Church in Wisner, Louisiana. They have a son is called Donnie.
Swaggart started singing Southern Gospel music at several churches while also doing a number of odd jobs in the evenings to support his small family.
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