Mark Burns
Mark Burns
Real Name/Full Name John Mark Burns
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Mark Burns
Birth Place: Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 21 September 1979
Age/How Old: 44 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimeters – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 172 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Bald
Parents Name: Father – Otis Burns
Mother – Debra Burns
Siblings: No
School: Belton-Honea Path High School
College: North Greenville University
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Tomarra Burns
Kids/Children Name: 6
Profession: American evangelical Christian Pastor, Entrepreneur
Net Worth: $5 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Mark Burns is a well-known pastor from America who practices evangelicalism. He is currently an American evangelical Christian minister and is a priest at the Harvest Praise & Worship Centre situated in South Carolina. Burns became a noted personality in America after his enthusiastic support towards Donald Trump during the presidential elections in 2016. He became a suitable political candidate and was a firm supporter of the Republican Party. Burns is a renowned entrepreneur and is famous for being the co-founder of NOW television network.

Well, how well do you know about Mark Burns? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Mark Burns’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Mark Burns to date.

Biography and Early Life

Mark Burns took birth on 21 September 1979 in Anderson, South Carolina, United States. He was born to parents, his father, Otis Burns, and his mother, Debra burns. He was raised as a Christian by his family and was named John Mark Burns. Being the only boy in his family, he was presented with much love and care. From an early age owing to his family’s religious background, Mark involved himself in singing gospel music and playing the keyboard at religious gatherings.

Along with his family group, he traveled across the country and eventually became a part of this to be known as the Burns Brothers of Belton, South Carolina. He became a licensed minister of the gospel under his father at the age of 16. He preached his ministry at the Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church in Pelzer, South Carolina. His early age involvement in religious gatherings and ministry works became a career choice in his life as he became a pastor.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Mark Burns in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Mark Burns’s age is 44 years old as of today’s date 20th April 2024 having been born on 21 September 1979. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 172 lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.


Mark Burns has been in and out of schools and colleges due to his preaching duties. He also claims to pursue a degree in Science, but this does not have any authenticity. Mark was raised in Anderson, South Carolina, and studies his high school at Belton-Honea Path High School but did not complete his graduation here. Eventually, Mark got a General Educational Diploma (GED) from the South Carolina Department of Education in 1998.

Mark did not complete his University education as he spent a brief period in different universities. He studied at Southern Wesleyan University and Tri-County Technical College for a short period before opting out. He also claims to look for a bachelor of science degree at North Greenville University but dropped out of University after a semester, which was later confirmed by college officials.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Mark Burns was raised as a Christian and was born in a black family. He was the only child of his parents and went on to practice ministry at the church. He got married to Tomarra Burns and has three children with her. Burns has six children in total as he agreed to become step-father to his wife’s three children from her previous marriage.

Is Mark Burns Gay?

Mark Burns is not gay as he is happily married to his wife Tamara Burns and has a total of six children.

Professional Career

Mark Burns, from his early childhood, was always active at religious gatherings. He participated in singing and playing music on his keyboards and traveled across the country for different religious activities. With his brothers in his family, he became to be known as Burns Brothers of Belton as they went on singing gospel music and spreading peace.

His early age dedication led him to obtain a minister of the gospel under his father at Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church in Pelzer, South Carolina. This was the beginning of Mark’s career in ministry at the Church.

He continued to preach his duties as a minister at the Church and also pursued his education. After a brief instruction, he dropped out of college and started concentrating on the service of God. Mark finally obtained his official ordination at the Church and became a pastor in 2005.

He got the responsibilities of performing religious rites and ceremonies at Traveler’s Rest Baptist Church, Seneca, South Carolina, on February 19, 2005. Apart from his career as a priest, Mark Burns became well-known for his active involvement in politics during the Presidential Election in 2016. He was an enthusiastic supporter of the Republican Party during the elections showing his support towards Donald Trump.

He traveled with the Trump campaign and became a part of various news shows during this period, including appearances in channels like CNN, the BBC, Al-Jazeera America, FOX News, and many more. He became a face well-known, especially among the black people showing ardent support towards Trump. Another highlight of his career is that he co-founded the NOW Television network along with his wife. This network got started on March 1, 2015, and is a Christian Television Network based in South Carolina.


Following are the awards and recognition received by Mark Burns in his career:

  • Time Magazine labeled Mark Burns as “Donald Trump’s Top Pastor.”
  • As per Yahoo News, he was named among the “16 people who shaped the Presidential Election 2016”.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Mark Burns in 2024

Mark Burns Net Worth
Mark Burns Net Worth

As of 2024, Mark Burns has an estimated net worth of $5 million. His primary income sources are from his religious duties as a pastor and his entrepreneurship from his Television Network that he has co-founded. Mark Burns is an influential Televangelist and receives many donations for his noble works.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Mark Burns has been a controversial figure since his involvement in the 2016 Presidential Elections, as he went on to show his support towards Donald Trump and led his campaign in front of supporters.
  • He has accepted widely about his exaggeration linked with his education and involvement in the U.S. Army Reserve in his biography and has asked for an apology.

Mark Burns is a successful, rich pastor and an influential figure among the people. Especially among the black people in America, he has been a role model for his straight forward attitude and strong principles. Even though he has been accused of some unintended controversies, Burns continued his family group’s involvement in service towards god by becoming a successful pastor.


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