Paula White Biography
Paula White is an American preacher, televangelist, author, and Christian Trump as well as a staunch supporter of prosperity theology. White became the leader of the evangelical advisory board in former US President Donald Trump’s administration. She became the first female clergy to deliver an invocation when he delivered an invocation in Donald Trump’s inauguration on 2017, January 20.
Former President Trump appointed her as the advisor to the Faith and Opportunity Initiative at the office of Public Liason. Paula was the chief pastor of New Destiny Christian Center in Apopka, Florida, a multicultural, nondenominational megachurch from 2014 until 2019 May.
White was previously the co-pastor of Without Walls International Church in Tampa, Florida, a church co-founds with her then-husband Randy White in 1991. READ MORE: Judy Woodruff Pbs, Age, Husband, Salary, Children, Daughter & Net Worth
Paula White Age, Birthday, Nationality, and Ethnicity
White is 56 years old, born on 20 April 1966 in Tupelo, Mississippi, the United States of America. She celebrates her birthday every 20th of April of the year and hails from white ethnicity. Nevertheless, Paula has American nationality by birth.
Paula White Height, Weight, and Other Measurements
White’s estimated height stands at 5ft 5inc (Approximately 165cm).
Paula White Education Background
White attended Seneca Valley High School, in Germantown, Maryland.
Paula White Family Background | Parents and Siblings
White was born on 1966 April 20th, in Tupelo, Mississippi. She is the daughter of Donald Paul Furr lll and Myra Joanelle. Donald and Myra (Paula’s parents) separated when she was merely five years old. White’s mother left Tupelo with her to Memphis.
Her parents’ separation drove them to poverty and Myra (mother) became an alcoholic, while she worked, Paula was lefts in the hand of a caregiver. In one of her testimonies, White stated that she was physically and sexually abused by different people on many occasions when she was between the ages of six and thirteen years.
White suffered from bulimia during that period. Paula was lucky again to have a complete family when her mother remarried a two-star admiral in the United States Navy when she was nine years old.
Paula and the family relocated to Washington DC where her stepdad was stationed at the National Naval Medical Center. While in Maryland in 1984, White converted to Christianity at the Damascus Church of God. She then claimed to have received a vision shortly after converting.
Paula White Husband/Spouse
Paula is happily married to her husband Johnathan Cain popularly known as Journey. Johnathan is a keyboard player. The duo married in 2015 April, and they live in Florida.
Surprisingly White and Jonathan began dating while Jonathan was still married to his first wife Elizabeth Fullerton whom he had three kids. Their split was finalized in 2014 and immediately in 1015 Paula and Journey got married.
Prior to her current marriage, White had married three times. She married her first husband Dean Knight, a musician, and they had a son together in her teenage stage in 1985. In 2019, their son took over as a senior pastor of the city destiny church previously known as New Destiny Christian Center.
White wedded Randy White in 1990. Nonetheless, she met him in the church in 1987. This was White’s most profiled marriage.
Apparently, both were married at the time but ended up obtaining a divorce shortly after the meeting. Randy had three children from her previous marriage. Sadly, the marriage did not last and the two divorced in 2007.
However, they promised one another to remain on good terms. White took over as a senior pastor when Randy left the Without Wall Internationa Church in 2009 due to health issues.
Paula White Children/Kids
White has one son called Bradley Knight from her first marriage with Dean Night. The son works in her church as a senior leader since 2019.
White was a stepmother to her six children. Furthermore, three of her children were from her former marriage with Randy, and three were from her current husband Jonathan Cain.
Paula White Ministries
In 2001 Dec, White noted the first broadcast of Paula White. By 2006, Her shows aired on 9 television networks, including Trinity Broadcast Network, Daystar, and Black Entertainment Television.
The message from Ebony magazine said of white is as follows. ”You know you’re on to something new and important when the most popular woman on the Black Entertainment Network is a white woman.
White recognizes T.D.Jakes is her spiritual father. In 2003 Jakes invited her to speak at his ‘Woman Thou Art loosed” Conference. At this time she also participated in the Mega Fest, in Atlanta hosted by Jakes, In 2004,2005, and 2008.
White has ministered to Gary Sheffield, Michael Jackson, and Darry strawberry. She was a pastor to Darryl Strawberry that was in 2003 following strawberry’s release from prison because of cocaine possession.
Charisse Strawberry, Darryl’s wife at the time was working as an assistant to White, accompanying her in speaking dialogues. White is the ”personal life coach of Tyra Banks. Nonetheless, she showed up on her show, the Tyra Banks Show, in an episode of promiscuity on October 4, 2006.
Paula White’s Net Worth
Whites have an estimated Net Worth of $5 million.