Who Is Jesse Duplantis?
Jesse Duplantis is an American pastor from the Christian Evangelical Charismatics tradition based in New Orleans, Louisiana. In addition, he is the founder of the Jesse Duplantis Ministries.
He is one of the prosperity gospel preachers. In addition was on the Board of Regents of Oral Roberts University, where he was awarded an honorary doctorate. He served on the board until 2007, this was after his fellow regent Creflo Dollar and the President of the University Richard Roberts resigned.
In a written statement provided by the institution, Jesse stated”The duties of ministry have made it more impossible to continue to serve effectively,”. After that, the remaining Board members, which included Kenneth Copeland and Benny Hinn, were swept off in the following weeks. This was after the University received a $70 million grant on the condition that it ushers in “a new age of transparent governance and accountability.”
How Old Is Jesse Duplantis?
Duplantis is 74 years old as of 2023 having been born on 9th, July 1949 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. He shares lhis birthday with other famous people such as Tom Hanks, Jimmy Smits, Courtney Love, Fred Savage, O. J. Simpson, Pamela Adlon, among others.
Jesse Duplantis Family
Who are Jesse Duplantis’ Parents?
He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana to Paul Duplantis and Velma Duplantis.
Does Jesse Duplantis Have Siblings?
He has six siblings, Wayne, Helen Stevenson, Mark, Patricia Toups Bellanger, Mark, Bennie, and Iris Toup Bascle.
Jesse Duplantis Education
Information on where Jesse received his education is still private but we will update it a soon as possible. However, in 1999, he received an honorary Doctorate of Divinity degree from Oral Roberts University.
Jesse Duplantis Wife
He is happily married to Cathy Duplantis, the two lovebirds tied the knot in 1970.
Jesse Duplantis Kids
The two have been blessed with a daughter by the name of Jodi Duplantis Walker.
Jesse Duplantis Height
Duplantis stands at an estimated height of 1.65m tall and weighs 74 kg.
Jesse Duplantis Trinity Foundation
The trinity foundation was a religious watchdog organization. The organization has managed to keep an eye on Jesse for a decade. The president of the organization, Ole Anthony stated that due to Jesse’s tax exemption, technically, every person in St. Charles Parish was ” Helping to pay for Jesse’s lavish lifestyle”.
Jesse Duplantis Awards and Recognition
Duplantis received an honorary Doctorate of Divinity degree from Oral Roberts University in 1999 for his “many years of effectively spreading God’s message of redemption through Jesus Christ to the globe.”
Jesse Duplantis Private Jet Owned By is Ministries
Jesses Ministries owns a private jet, the jet has been used by Jesse to preach the gospel all over the world. In May 2018, major news sources accused Jesse of collecting donations from his followers in order to purchase a new $54 million private plane, the Dassault Falcon 7X. Furthermore, Jesse Duplantis Ministries had already paid for three private airplanes by 2006. However, according to him, he has been utilizing them by “simply burning them up for the Lord Jesus Christ.”
Jesse came forward and defended his choice by stating that, he really believe that if Jesus was physically on the earth today he wouldn’t be riding a donkey. He cited that Jesus will be in an airplane preaching the gospel all over the world. Moreover, while responding to critics, he stated that he was not asking anyone to pay for his plane. In 2016, Jesse together with Kenneth Copeland defended their use of private jets, where they claimed that commercial planes were full of ” demons”.
Jesse Duplantis Net Worth
As of 2023, his net worth is estimated to be around $25million.