Tammy Faye Bakker

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Birthday
7, 1942
Birthplace
International Falls, MN
Death Date
Jul 20, 2007 (65)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
7, 1942
Birthplace
International Falls, MN
Death Date
Jul 20, 2007 (65)

About

Christian singer and televangelist who co-hosted the popular PTL Club show with her husband from 1976 until 1987. She was forced to leave PTL after revelations that $287,000 had been paid from the organization to buy the silence of a woman, who claimed her husband, Jim Bakker, had raped her.

Before Fame

She was spoiled by her favorite aunt, a former department store manager who gave her her first job.

Trivia

In a move that sharply distinguished her from other televangelists, she showed a more tolerant attitude regarding homosexuality, and she featured people suffering from AIDS on PTL.

Family Life

She married Jim Bakker in 1961.

Associated With

Her former husband Jim Bakker went to prison over accounting fraud.