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Kenneth Copeland Net Worth: How Rich is the Televangelist?



Kenneth Copeland Net Worth

Kenneth Copeland is an American televangelist who is a co-founder of Kenneth Copeland Ministries. He and his wife, Gloria Copeland has been passionately teaching Christians all around the world for the last 50 years through Kenneth Copeland Ministries. Copeland is also the writer of several books and resources. As of 2023, Kenneth Copeland net worth is estimated to be around $300 million.

Who is Kenneth Copeland?

Full Name Kenneth Max Copeland
Date of Birth December 6, 1936
Age 86 years old
Born Place Ludbock, Texas
Profession Televangelist
Wife Gloria Neece Copeland

Kenneth Copeland is a televangelist, author, and musician from Texas. He has been in controversies lately for his lavish lifestyle. Copeland owns several private jets that include a jet he purchased from Tyler Perry for around $20 million. Along with that, he also has multiple mansions.

Copeland was born on December 6, 1936, in Lubbock, Texas. He was born to Aubrey Wayne and Vinita Pearl. Kenneth grew up in West Texas near U. S. Army Air Forces airfield. Due to the surroundings, he grew up in, he initially wanted to become a pilot. He studied at Oral Roberts University and accomplished his dream by becoming a pilot and chauffeur to charismatic Christian televangelist, Oral Roberts.

Kenneth Copeland Net Worth & Career

Kenneth Copeland founded the Kenneth Copeland Ministries (KCM) alongside his wife, Gloria in 1967. He and his wife founded the Ministries after attending pastor seminars of a preacher, Kenneth E. Hagin. Through the ministry, he has successfully brought more than 122 million people to the Lord Jesus Christ. Besides preaching and ministering at KCM, the couple also preaches and minister at other conferences and conventions all over the world.

In fact, the conference events stream live on Copeland’s website and Christian TV stations, the Daystar TV Network, and GOD TV. The KCM is located on a 33-acre property in Fort Worth. There are around 500 people working at the ministry. In October 2007, KCM received a 1998 Cessna 550 Citation Bravo which is sued for domestic flights. Similarly, KCM acquired a Gulfstream V in 2018. The Kenneth Copeland Ministries owns five private aircraft.

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Kenneth was accused of using KCM’s 2005 Cessna 750 Citation X for personal vacations and friends. While the jet is used mainly for international flights. Citation X was denied tax exemption in December 2008 after the Ministries declined to submit a standardized Texas Comptroller form. In January 2009, Copeland filed a suit to have his $3.6 million private jet given tax-exempt status. However, his request was denied later.

Copeland also got into controversy for using church donations to purchase a $20 million Gulfstream V private jet from Tyler Perry. Even after he bought the jet, he fell into another controversy for asking his followers to make a donation of an additional $17 to $20 million for upgrading his airport’s runway and hangar. KCM launched the Believer’s Voice of Victory Network in 2015 on television provider, Dish’s channel 265. At the beginning of 2022, the network was added to several national cable systems.

Kenneth was on the evangelical executive board during Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. However, during the time, he gave clarification of not endorsing Trump. Prior to the 2016 election, he had said that the people belonging to the Christian community would be guilty of murder if they have not voted for Trump. He even stated that Trump was led by the Spirit of God.

Kenneth Copeland’s Wife and personal life

Kenneth Copeland has been married to his third wife Gloria (nee Neece) for 59 years. Together they share two kids named John, and Kellie. His wife, Gloria co-host the broadcast, The Believer’s Voice of Victory. Kenneth was previously married to Ivy Bodiford with whom he has a daughter, Terri Copeland Pearsons. Following his divorce from Ivy in 1958, he got wed to his second wife, Cynthia Davis.

Kenneth Copeland Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Kenneth Copeland has earned an estimated net worth of $300 million as of 2023. He and his wife, Gloria owns a $6.3 million lakefront mansion. However, the mansion is reportedly funded by his church. Copeland is reportedly hiding his exact wealth as he is expected to be worth between $750 million to $1 billion. Nevertheless, he has claimed the reports to be false.

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