Robert Jeffress Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 20 Jul, 2020
Facts of Robert Jeffress
Date of Birth: 1955 , November-29
Age: 66 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Robert Jeffress
Birth Name Robert James Jeffress Jr.
Father Robert Jeffress Sr.
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Texas, USA
Religion Evangelical Christianity
Profession Pastor, Author, Radio and Television Host
Working For First Baptist Church, FOX News
Net Worth $17 million
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Black
Married Yes
Married to Amy Lyon Renard
Children 2
Education Baylor University, Dallas Theological Seminary, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Dallas Baptist University
Books 25, including Faith at the Crossroads: Responding to the Challenges of Life, The Solomon Secrets: 10 Keys to Extraordinary Success from Proverbs, A Place Called Heaven: 10 Surprising Truths About Your Eternal Home
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Robert Jeffress is an American pastor, author, and radio and TV host. He is the current Senior Minister at the First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, and a contributor at FOX News. 

How Old is Robert Jeffress? His Age, Education & Childhood

Robert Jeffress was born on Robert James Jeffress, Jr. on November 29, 1955. The son of Robert Jeffress, Sr., the 64-year-old is a native of Texas.

Jeffress attended Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where he earned his Bachelor in Science degree. He got his Master in Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary and his Doctor of Ministry degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. He got his Doctor of Divinity degree from Dallas Baptist University in May 2010.              


Jeffress trained under pastor W. A. Criswell of the First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas. He served as the senior pastor in the Eastland, Texas branch od First Baptist from 1985 to 1992. He then became the senior pastor at First Baptist in Wichita Falls, Texas, for 15 years from 1992 to 2007. 

On August 12, 2007, Jeffress succeeded Pastor Mac Brunson and was elected the pastor of the First Baptist Church Dallas headquarters in Dallas, Texas. By the time he was elected as senior pastor, First Baptist Dallas had over 13,000 active members.

Jeffress's reign brought about more reform in the church, namely the construction of a 3,000-seat Worship Center worth $130 million around the original church building. The church campus opened its gates on March 31, 2013, just in time for Easter Sunday worship.

Jeffress endorsed President Donald Trump for the 2016 Presidential Election since his appointment, President Trump has granted Jeffress a place on the Trump's Evangelical Advisory Board and White House Faith Initiative.

Robert Jeffress on FOX News SOURCE: YouTube

 Robert joined FOX News as a contributor in 2014 and regularly provides political and religious commentary across programs on FOX News Channel and FOX Business Network.

Additionally, Jeffress is also a prolific author who has authored 25 non-fiction books to date, including Faith at the Crossroads: Responding to the Challenges of Life, The Solomon Secrets: 10 Keys to Extraordinary Success from Proverbs, and A Place Called Heaven: 10 Surprising Truths About Your Eternal Home.             

Is Robert Jeffress Married? Does He Have Children?

Robert Jeffress is married to Amy Lyon Renard. They have two children together: daughters Julia S. Jeffress and Dorothy Fielder Jeffress. 

What is Robert Jeffress Worth in 2020?

According to some sources, Robert Jeffress is believed to hold a net worth as much as $17 million. Jeffress has been a long-time Southern Baptist pastor and currently serves as the senior minister at the First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas. Televised versions of his sermons are circulated worldwide in 195 countries. 

Robert Jeffress's televised sermons are broadcast in over 195 countries SOURCE: YouTube

Jeffress is also a prolific writer who has authored 25 books to date and appears as a religious and political commentator on FOX News.