Kenneth Max Copeland is an American televangelist and author associated with the charismatic movement, worth an estimated $300 million to $760 million. His organization, Kenneth Copeland Ministries, is based in Tarrant County, Texas. He has been identified as preaching the prosperity gospel. His evangelism calls for donations to his church, suggesting that parishioners will get a "hundredfold" return on their investment. He has stirred controversy over his use of donations and tax exempt status to finance mansions, private jets, an airport and other lavish purchases. During the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, Copeland once again gained national attention for his comments and actions in response to the outbreak. He repeatedly claimed that the pandemic had ended or would soon end, that he could cure his followers of the disease, and that followers should continue paying tithes to him if they lost their jobs in the economic crisis that the pandemic caused.
|Born:||Kenneth Max Copeland, December 06, 1936, Lubbock, Texas, U.S.|
|Occupation:||Author, speaker, prosperity gospel preacher, televangelist|
|Net worth:||US$300 million (April 2020)|
|Movement:||Word of Faith|
|Twitter:||Kenneth Copeland's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Kenneth Copeland's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Kenneth Copeland's Facebook profile|
|Spotify:||Kenneth Copeland's Spotify|
About Kenneth Copeland
Televangelist, author, musician, and founder of Kenneth Copeland Ministries.
Kenneth Copeland Before Fame
He was a recording artist on the Imperial Records label and had a top 40 hit in 1957 with his song "Pledge of Love".
Achievement of Kenneth Copeland
He and his church helped fundraise for Mike Huckabee's 2008 campaign for President.
Kenneth Copeland Family Life
He has three children with his wife Gloria.
Associations of Kenneth Copeland
He was a pilot and chauffeur for Oral Roberts in the 60's.
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