Jeremiah Wright

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Birthday
22, 1941
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA

About

Pastor Emeritus of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, which has over 6000 congregants, who became a divisive figure during the 2008 US presidential elections.

Before Fame

He attended Howard University where he studied English and the University of Chicago Divinity School.

Trivia

His beliefs and preaching were scrutinized when segments of his sermons were publicized in connection with the presidential campaign of Barack Obama in 2008 because he had officiated the wedding of the presidential candidate and his wife.

Family Life

He has five children with his wife Ramah Reed Wright.

Associated With

He has been interviewed by Bill Moyers.