James Meeks

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Birthday
4, 1948
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
4, 1948 (age 70)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Former Democratic member of the Illinois Senate, who represented the 15th district from 2003 to 2013. He is a strong advocate against same-sex marriage in Illinois.

Before Fame

He earned a degree in Religion and Philosophy from Bishop College in Dallas, Texas.

Trivia

He is a baptist minister and founder of Salem Baptist Church, a megachurch in Chicago that has over 20,000 members.

Family Life

He has four children with his wife Jamell.

Associated With

He had a contentious relationship with former Governor Rod Blagojevich and was one of the first people to call for his impeachment.