Jimmy Swaggart

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Birthday
15, 1935
Birthplace
Ferriday, LA
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
15, 1935 (age 84)
Birthplace
Ferriday, LA

About

American Pentecostal pastor and televangelist who, beginning in 1975, has reached millions of people worldwide through his weekly television and internet broadcasts. He is also a musician, and has been a Dove Award finalist for his Christian recordings. 

Before Fame

He started preaching on street corners at the age of nine.

Trivia

He maintained enormous influence despite a sexual abuse scandal, which led to his defrocking by the Assemblies of God.

Family Life

He married Francis Anderson in 1952. His son Donnie also became a preacher.

Associated With

Jim Bakker and his wife Tammy-Faye were also well-know televangelists.