Max Lucado
Max Lucado
Real Name/Full Name Max Lucado
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Max Lucado
Birth Place: San Angelo, Texas
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 11 January 1955
Age/How Old: 69 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 68 Kg
In Pounds – 150 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father – Jack Lucado
Mother – Thelma Lucado
Siblings: N/A
School: N/A
College: Abilene Christian University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Denalyn Lucado
Kids/Children Name: Yes (3)
Profession: Writer, Preacher, Speaker
Net Worth: $12 million
Last Updated: June 2024

A preacher at Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas and a Religious author, Max Lucado is well known for being a man of religion. Being an excellent preacher and a speaker, Max has amassed quite the following. Max boasts a following of 120,000 followers in his Instagram account.

For his writing and contribution to the religious books industry, Max has won the Gold Medallion Christian Book of the Year award along with Gary Thomas. To help him in his career, Max even has a degree in mass communication which he received when he attended Abilene Christian University.

Well, how well do you know about Max Lucado? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Max Lucado’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 Max Lucado to date.

Biography and Early Life

Brought up in Andrews, Texas, Lucado was born to Thelma and Jack Lucado. He was the youngest among four children in the family. Lucado came from fairly humble beginnings as his mother served as a nurse, while his father worked as an oil field worker.

Lucado received an undergraduate degree in Mass communication at the Abilene Christian University. Lucado has been very hard-working from an early age itself. He sold books door to door with the Southwestern Advantage entrepreneurial program as a student to be able to pay his way through college.

Initially, Lucado had decided on becoming a lawyer; however, a mission trip and Bible course study at the university changed his mind, and he decided on becoming a missionary. Hence, with a master’s degree in Biblical and Bible studies, Lucado graduated from Abilene Christian University.

At Central Church of Christ in Miami, Florida, Lucado became a junior minister. Here he wrote a column for the church’s newsletter and oversaw a single’s group. Later with his wife Denalyn Lucado, he relocated to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and became a full – time missionary.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Max Lucado in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Max Lucado’s age is 69 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024 having been born on 11 January 1955. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 150 lbs in Pound and 68 kg in Kilograms.


Lucado has had quite a colourful academic career. He started off by selling books door to door with the Southwestern Advantage entrepreneurial program, while a student to be able to pay his way through college. He got an undergraduate degree from Abilene Christian University in Mass Communications; this would help him in his career later on. Initially, Lucado wanted to become a lawyer. However, bible study in the university changed his mind into becoming a missionary. He then did his masters in Bible and Biblical Studies.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Max Lucado With Wife Denalyn Lucado
Max Lucado With Wife Denalyn Lucado

Lucado is a well-known religious author and a preacher. Though he is constantly in the public eye during his preaching sessions and missionary work, Lucado has kept his personal life fairly private and away from the public eye. He has always been very hard-working and a man of religion. In his early years, he sold books door to door to be able to pay for his college.

He later got inspired by biblical studies to pursue missionary work. Max later got married to Denalyn Lucado, who he is happily married to date. With his wife, he has three daughter total, namely Sara, Andrea and Jenna Lucado. He even had one granddaughter and two sons in law. Andrea is a writer, and his eldest daughter, Jenna, is an upcoming evangelist.

Is Max Lucado Gay?

Lucado has been happily married to Denalyn Lucado for quite a while and even has three daughters with her. Lucado has not become a grandfather, with one granddaughter and two sons-in-law. He is also a preacher and a man of religion. Being a Christian preacher, Lucado would not be permitted to be gay as the religion does not permit such relationships. Though not publicly announced, it is understood that Lucado is straight.

Professional Career

It is known that when Max was in his teens, he became rebellious towards his parents after a specific drunken fight. From this, he seemed to have got an awakening where he thought about life as being more than just partying and girls. It is known that at this moment, Max had a change of heart where he found love for god and decided to devote his life to him.

He first served as a pastor in a small church in Miami, Florida. He did this after he graduated from university and made his purpose in life is to spread the message for god. Through writing a column in the weekly newsletter, he developed a passion for the ministry and the people.

Later he ventured into publishing and writing books. In 1985, he wrote One the Anvil, which was his first book. His passion for god and determination in spreading the word of god led him to write over 34 books. He ended up making so much progress as an author that he sold millions of copies in over 54 languages.


In print, Lucado is known to have published 130 million copies of his 100 books. For his books When God Whispers Your Name, In the Grip of Grace and Just Like Jesus, he received the Charles “Kip” Jordon Gold Medallion Christian Book of the Year award three times. He has appeared on the New York Times Best Seller List and many other bestseller lists.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Max Lucado in 2024

Max Lucado Net Worth
Max Lucado Net Worth

Lucado has been a relentless and hard-working individual from an early age. From selling books door to door as a student to be able to pay for his college to selling over millions of copies as an author, Lucado has come a long way. Most of his earnings come from his books that have over 130 million copies. He has written more than 100 books in over 54 different languages. From all his bestsellers, his net worth is estimated to be about $12 million as of 2024. His salary, however, is not known and is being reviewed.

A popular author and a respected preacher, Max Lucado is a man of religion. A hard-working individual from humble beginnings, Max has inspired generations. His mother served as a nurse, and his father was an oil field worker. From selling books door to door to selling millions of copies, Max has truly put down the benchmark for success.


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