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Jim Bakker Net Worth: All About The Televangelist And Rising Controversies!

What do we know about Jim Bakker’s Net Worth? The much-awaited biographical drama film The Eyes of Tammy Faye is all set to make its debut later this month. The film will revolve around the iconic couple Tammy Faye and her first husband, Jim Bakker. Bakker gained immense popularity after he started hosting the television program The PTL Club with his then-wife, Tammy. The movie will focus on how the former couple went on to build an entire empire that included a broadcasting network and a theme park.

As the trailer of the upcoming biographical film suggests, the pair soon gets embroiled in a huge scandal, and Jim Bakker was charged with severe accusations of fraud and money laundering. Fans will see their life story in the new biopic Eyes of Tammy Faye, starring Jessica Chastain in the lead role. Many even pointed out how the televangelist took advantage of men and their irrational fear of the pandemic while selling over expensive medicine. Andrew Garfield will be playing the role of Jim Bakker, Tammy’s former husband. Let us take a look at all the details regarding Jim Bakker’s Net worth.

Jim Bakker Net Worth

Jim Bakker’s net worth is estimated to be $500 thousand. After getting stuck in not one but several big allegations, Tammy and Bakker parted ways and filed for divorce. Jim Bakker later got remarried and returned to televangelism, founding Morningside Church. He even reestablished the PTL ministry. If you are wondering what he is doing these days, the famed televangelist currently hosts The Jim Bakker Show.

Jim Bakker And His Wife

Tammy Faye and her first husband, Jim Bakker

The show focuses on talking about Biblical themes. Jim Bakker even penned down several books, including I Was Wrong and Time Has Come: How to Prepare Now for Epic Events Ahead. Jim has been the host of The Jim Bakker Show daily through his company Morningside Church Productions Inc. right from 2003 onwards.

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Jim Bakker Has Been Alleged With Charges Of  Fake Promotions!

Jim Bakker has landed in yet another scandal as he and his church in Branson, Missouri, has been accused of promoting a fake COVID-19 cure called Silver Solution back in February and March last year. Bakker and his church were legally sued and ordered to pay out $156,000 in restitution to everyone who bought the supplement as a part of the settlement terms made in June 2021. Have a look at the trailer of the brand new biopic Eyes of Tammy Faye as actor Andrew Garfield plays Jim Bakker in the movie.

The defamed host suffered a stroke in May last year and his wife, Lori Bakker, addressed the issue while stating that his health problems were due to working non-stop. Jim and Lori Bakker tied the knot married back in 1998. After being embroiled with several allegations, almost five years later, Jim Bakker returned to televangelism with his show, titled The Jim Bakker Show.

Jim Bakker: Allegations, Controversy And More.

Jim Bakker has been charged with several criminal charges that were issued against The PTL Club. Bakker was alleged for selling lifetime memberships to buyers for a whopping $1,000 a piece that promised an annual three-night stay at Heritage USA’s luxury hotel, and this promise was never fulfilled. This is not the end as Jim was further charged with eight counts of mail fraud. Along with this, he also was alleged with 15 counts of wire fraud, along with one count of giant conspiracy. A judge found him guilty on all 24 counts while initially giving him a sentence for 45 years in prison.

Who Is Jim Bakker

Tammy Faye and her first husband, Jim Bakker

The upcoming biopic will also be on Jim’s deteriorating relationship with former wife, Tammy. The two eventually fell down and soon filed for divorce as well. While the Bakkers were building an empire for themselves, in reality, the power couple were beginning to grow apart. As Jim went on to invest all his energies into building the PTL Network, expanding the studios and office buildings, also known as Heritage Village, Tammy felt isolated and lonely while looking after the young ones with little or no help from Jim. The pair grew apart, and the biopic will cover it all.

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