Marion Gordon "Pat" Robertson is an American media mogul, television writer, political commentator, former Republican presidential candidate, and former Southern Baptist minister. Robertson favors a conservative Christian ideology and is known for his past activities in Republican politics. He was affiliated with the Charismatic Evangelization Movement. He is the Principal and CEO of Regent University and is the Chairman of the Christian Communications Network. He appears daily on The 700 Club, CBN's flagship television show. In Robertson's words, he was not a serious Christian until he went through personal hardships. He graduated from the closest class to Yale Law School in 1955, but failed the law exam in New York. Failure to pay off Robertson's postgraduate job opportunities, and in the months following what he later described as frustrated, confused and unemployed, he became a Christian. multiply back and start a career as a minister.
|Born||Marion Gordon Robertson, March 22, 1930, Lexington, Virginia, U.S.|
|Education||Washington and Lee University (BA), Yale University (LLB), New York Theological Seminary (MDiv)|
|Occupation||Chancellor of Regent University, Chairman of the Christian Broadcasting Network|
|Television||The 700 Club (1966–present)|
|Children||4, including Gordon|
|Relatives||Absalom Willis Robertson (Father)|
|Website||Pat Robertson's Official site|
|IMDb||Pat Robertson's IMDb|
Christian business executive and media mogul. He was Chancellor of Regent University and Chairman of the Christian Broadcasting Network.
He ran in the 1988 Republican Party presidential primaries in pursuit of the nomination. He lost and endorsed party nominee George H.W. Bush at the National Convention.
He helped found several organizations and corporations, including the American Center for Law & Justice, the Christian Coalition, and the Operation Blessing International Relief and Development Corporation. He also hosted The 700 Club, the wildly successful Christian talk show.
He was born Marion Gordon. His brother gave him the name Pat. His father was U.S. Senator A. Willis Robertson. He fathered four children with wife Adelia Elmer.
He predicted that President Barack Obama would lose the 2012 election.
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Latest information about Pat Robertson updated on June 14 2021.