Jamar Jakes Bio, Age, Wife, Siblings, Parents, Heart Attack, Height, Married and Net Worth

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Jamar Jakes Biography and Wikipedia

Jamar Jakes is an American celebrity and businessman best known as the eldest son of TD Jakes, a senior pastor of The Potter’s House, a non-denominational American megachurch based in Texas. He serves as the general manager at Jake Enterprise.

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Jamar Jakes Education

Jamar’s information regarding his educational background is currently under review. He has not yet updated his education details in the public view. We will update his academic details once reviewed. RELATED: Mary Cheney 

Jamar Jakes Age

How old is Jamar? Jamar is 44 years old as of 2023. He was born on January 4, 1979, in the United States of America. His birthday is always celebrated on January 4th of every year.

Jamar Jakes Nationality and Ethnicity

Jakes holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. He was born and raised in the United States. He belongs to the African-American heritage/ethnicity/ancestry.

Jamar Jakes Height

Jamar stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) and maintains a body weight of 83 kg.

Jamar Jakes Parents

Jakes is the son of (father) Thomas Dexter Jakes Sr. and (mother) Senta Jakes. His father is well known American bishop, author and filmmaker currently serving as the senior pastor of The Potter’s House, a non-denominational American megachurch based in Texas.

Jamar Jakes T. D. Jakes

Jakes is the eldest son and child of T. D. Jakes, an American senior pastor of The Potter’s House, a non-denominational American megachurch. His father was born on June 9, 1957, in South Charleston, West Virginia, and grew up in the Vandalia neighborhood in Charleston, West Virginia where there is a street bearing his last name. RELATED: Lior Bitton

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In 1982, at the age of 25, Jakes assumed the role of pastor at Greater Emanuel Temple of Faith, a small storefront church in Smithers, West Virginia, which had just ten members. By 1988, he had affiliated with the Higher Ground Always Abounding Assemblies, a denomination established by Bishop Sherman Watkins. In 1990, Jakes relocated to South Charleston, West Virginia, where his congregation expanded to 300 members. He subsequently moved to Cross Lanes, West Virginia in 1993.

In 1995, Jakes founded “TDJ Enterprises,” a company responsible for publishing his books and producing his films. During 1995-1996, he hosted “Get Ready,” a weekly radio and television show with nationwide syndication. In 1996, he established The Potter’s House, a non-denominational church located in Dallas, Texas, boasting a 5,000-seat auditorium and offices for staff on its sprawling 34-acre hilltop campus.

In 2005, Jakes joined President George W. Bush on a visit to areas impacted by Hurricane Katrina. On January 20, 2009, he led the early morning prayer service for President Barack Obama at St. John’s Church in Washington, D.C.

In 2009, Jakes collaborated with Phil McGraw, Jay McGraw, and CBS Television Distribution to launch a syndicated, secular talk show. Unfortunately, due to economic challenges in the syndicated television market, the program never made it to the air. RELATED: David Hefner

Fast forward to July 2015, when Tegna, Inc. and Debmar-Mercury revealed plans for a new secular talk show hosted by Jakes, called T. D. Jakes. This show underwent a test run on Tegna stations in Atlanta, Cleveland, Dallas, and Minneapolis from August 17 to September 11, 2015. On May 10, 2016, Tegna announced that the show would begin airing on September 12 in over 50 markets across the country. Regrettably, on March 15, 2017, the talk show was canceled due to poor ratings and low clearances.

Jamar Jakes Siblings

Jakes is the oldest of his four siblings including Jermaine, Cora, Sarah Jakes Roberts and Thomas Jakes Jr. Most of his siblings are either authors, filmmakers and pastors who minister at his father’s nondenominational church based in Dallas Texas. His sister, Sarah was born on July 17, 1988, and now works as a businesswoman, best-selling author and media personality in the United States. His other sister Cora Coleman is a mother of two who serves as a senior pastor at the Potter’s house. She was born on July 19, 1987, while Jermaine was born on January 4, 1980 and Thomas Jakes Jr., was born on August 14, 1994.

Jamar Jakes Wife

Is Jamar married? Jamar is currently single. He is not yet married. He is confidential when it comes to matters concerning his personal life. We will update his marital and dating life once reviewed publicly.

Jamar Jakes Heart Attack

In 2004, as his father was delivering a sermon in Nigeria, he received distressing news about his son, Jamar, who had experienced a heart attack. The preacher promptly left the sermon, emphasizing that our primary duty is always to our family. In that same month, Jamar endured two more heart attacks, but thankfully, he survived, and he is presently in excellent health without any further episodes.

Jamar Jakes Net Worth

Jamar is an American celebrity and businessman with an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.

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