Serita Jakes Biography

(Author, Speaker)

Find Serita Jakes is an American author, public speaker, and visionary. Serita Jakes is married to T D Jakes.

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Serita Jakes is a married woman. She is married to Thomas Dexter Jakes. Her husband, T.D. Jakes is is a bishop, author, and filmmaker. He is the bishop of The Potter’s House, a famous non-denominational American megachurch.

The couple first met in Serita’s home church when Dexter was visiting. hHe was a part-time pastor at another church in Charleston when they first met.

Until their marriage, they were in a long-distance relationship. T.D. later became a full-time pastor and Serita started working alongside him.

The couple exchanged wedding vows on May 29, 1982. They have celebrated 38 years of marriage.

From their marriage, they have five children named Thomas Jakes, Jr., Jamar Jakes, Jermaine Jakes, Sarah Jakes Roberts, and Cora Jakes-Coleman. Moreover, they also have four grandchildren.

Relationship Facts of Serita Jakes

  • Serita Jakes is married to T D Jakes {Compare Couple}.
  • Serita Jakes married on May 29, 1982.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 331 days 💑
  • She is mother of Five (Thomas Jakes, Jr., Jamar Jakes, Jermaine Jakes, Sarah Jakes Roberts, and Cora Jakes-Coleman).
  • Serita Jakes is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is not straight and is lesbian.

Who is Serita Jakes?

Serita Jakes is an American author, public speaker, and visionary. Serita Jakes is famous as the wife of Pastor Thomas Dexter Jakes of The Potter House.

Serita Jakes: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Childhood, Ethnicity

Serita Jakes was born on August 19, 1955, in Beckley, West Virginia, US. As of 2022, her age is 65. She has not revealed much regarding her family background and early life.

Her father was a coal miner. She was raised in a church. Her mother died of the exceedingly rare Guillain-Barré syndrome which causes paralysis.

During her childhood days, she was lonely and often bullied because of her weight. Her childhood was rough. She later started having sex, using marijuana, and drinking alcohol.

Furthermore, her older brother was shot dead at a local hangout. Also, her boyfriend used to violate and abuse her. Her ethnicity is African-American.

Education: School/College, University

Talking about her educational background, she had studied theatre and mass communications at college.

However, she returned home without completing her education mainly because her brother’s death and her boyfriend’s abusive behavior.

Serita Jakes: Professional Life, Career

Serita Jakes’s career started when she got married to Thomas Dexter Jakes in 1981. T.D. Jakes. He is a bishop, author, and filmmaker.

After their marriage, Serita started to work alongside her husband in church. She also published some books like ‘The Princess Within’ and ‘Beside Every Good Man’.

In 1996, the couple moved to Dallas and founded a non-denominational megachurch called the Potter’s House which featured a 5,000-seat auditorium, as well as offices for employees and staff.

The church membership grew rapidly as it doubled the members in just 2 years. In 1998, Serita along with her husband founded the Christian preparatory school named Clay Academy in Woodstock, Illinois.

She is also a well-known public speaker with thorough knowledge. She has made appearances on Television speaking about different topics on CNN, Fox News, Oprah’s Next Chapter, and The Dr. Phil Show.

Furthermore, she is also the founder of the Potter’s House’s Debutante Program and the God’s Leading Ladies Life Enrichment program.

Serita Jakes: Net Worth, Salary

Serita Jakes has an estimated net worth of around $1 million$5 million as of 2022.

Her husband, T.D. Jakes has a net worth of around $147 million as he is the pastor of the Potter’s House as well as an author and a filmmaker.

Body Measurements: Eyes, Hair, Height, Weight

Jakes has black hair with dark brown eyes. However, there is no information about her height and weight.

Similarly, she has not revealed her body measurements for breasts, waist, and hips.

Rumors and Controversies

Serita has not been involved in any controversies. She has kept herself away from any type of controversy and scandal.

So far, she has not done anything controversial in her career and has kept her profile clean. Similarly, there are no rumors about her of any kind.

1982 Accident

In 1982, just six months into her marriage with T.D. Jakes, the couple got involved in a horrific car accident.

The accident left Serita with severe leg and foot injuries. Fortunately, she was able to recover from the critical condition of her legs.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Serita Jakes is active on social media sites. She is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

She has a Facebook account with 850k followers. Similarly, she has an Instagram account with 600k followers and a Twitter account with 352.5k followers.

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