Creflo Dollar is a well-known American pastor who has an estimated net worth of over $30 million. He is also a televangelist and is the founder of World Changers Church International, a non-denominational church located in College Park, Georgia. Dollar is the head of Creflo Dollar Ministerial Association. He is also the head of Arrow Records and Creflo Dollar Ministries.
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Biography & Wiki
Creflo Augustus Dollar Jr. was born on January 28, 1962, in College Park Georgia to his parents Emma Dollar and Creflo Augustus Dollar, Sr.
He went to Baptist Church School and has earned his Bachelor’s degree in science from West Georgia College located in Carrollton, Georgia. He decided to venture into business, immediately after he completed his college.
In 1986, Dollar started developing the World Changers Ministries Christian Center. The first worship of his church was held in Kathleen Mitchell Elementary School’s cafeteria in College Park. It was attended by eight people. The church was later renamed to WCCI (World Changers Church International).
Creflo Dollar has been married to his Taffi Dollar. The couple has got 5 children, including daughters Lauren Dollar, Alexandria Dollar and Jordan Dollar, and sons Jeremy Dollar and Gregory Dollar. He lives with his family in Atlanta.
Creflo Dollar moved World Changers Church International to a dedicated chapel. He used to give four services every Sunday. At the same time, he also used to do a weekly radio broadcast. In December 1995, World Changers Church International was moved to World Dome, which has the seating capacity of 8,500.
World Dome was built with a finance of almost $20 million and no financing was done by any bank. As of 2007, it made over $70 million revenue (for 2006) and had almost 30,000 members.
In 2012, his ministries leased The Bronx’s Loews Paradise Theater to start a new church in New York. Creflo Dollar is also an author and speaks at conferences. Most of the writings are based on the gospel of wealth. He has also written about his career in televangelism.
He was arrested in June 2012 for attacking his daughter. In January 2013, the charges were dropped against him, following that he started attending anger management classes. Dollar has been criticized for maintaining a lavish lifestyle. His teachings with regards to prosperity theology have been known to be controversial.
In November 2014, his private jet ran off in the runway in United Kingdom’s Biggin Hill Airport. No injuries were reported, and he replaced it with a new Gulfstream G650 jet.
Awards & Achievements
One of the biggest career achievements of Creflo Dollar is to found the WCCI (World Changers Church International). He found considerable success after starting the ministry and is the head of Creflo Dollar Ministries, Arrow Records, and Creflo Dollar Ministerial Association.
Net Worth of Creflo Dollar
Creflo Dollar has an estimated net worth of more than $30 million as of 2017-2018. He owns a Gulfstream G650 jet worth $60 million. He also owns a high-end real estate and has got homes in Atlanta and in Demarest, New Jersey. In 2006, he bought a home for $2.5 million in Manhattan and later sold it in 2012 for $3.75 million.
Creflo Dollar is considered one of the most popular televangelists in the world. He has done several shows across the world and is also a pastor. Despite being a popular figure, Dollar was a subject of investigation in 2007. It was led by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley. However, Creflo Dollar was not cooperative, and in 2011, the probe was concluded without any charges. During the divorce proceedings of Evander Holyfield, Dollar was subpoenaed.