|Real Name/Full Name||Larry Stevens Furtick|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Steven Furtick|
|Birth Place:||South Carolina, US.|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||19 February 1980|
|Age/How Old:||40 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 72 Kg
In Pounds – 159 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Larry Stevens Furtick
Mother – Faith Furtick
|School:||Berkeley High School|
|College:||North Greenville University and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Holly Furtick|
|Kids/Children Name:||Abbey Furtick, Elijah Furtick and Graham Furtick|
|Profession:||Pastor and Songwriter|
|Net Worth:||$60 Million|
|Last Updated:||January 2021|
Religion is one of the biggest things going on in society today. Not only is it active today, it has been there for thousands of years. Different people from different parts of the world can come together and sit on one table all in the name of religion. Religion is undoubtedly one of the biggest players in the outcome of today’s society, and it would be unjust if we didn’t recognize the individuals who spread the religion they believe in.
Steven Furtick is a popular American pastor and songwriter. He is known for being the founder and lead pastor of the Elevation Church. He has developed it into a global ministry by using online streaming, television and music.
Well, how well do you know about Steven Furtick? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Steven Furtick’s net worth in 2021, 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 Steven Furtick to date.
Biography and Early Life
Steven Furtick Jr. was born as Larry Stevens Furtick on the 19th of February in 1980. His parents are Larry Stevens Furtick (father) and Faith Furtick (mother). He was born in Monks Corner, South Carolina where he was also raised.
Information concerning his background and upbringing isn’t much, but the little we have about him should be enough. When he was 16, he read the book, Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire by Jim Cymbala, which he believes inspired him to become a pastor in a major city.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Steven Furtick in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Steven Furtick’s age is 40 years old as of today’s date 26th January 2021 having been born on 19 February 1980. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 159 lbs in Pound and 72kg in Kilograms.
While in South Carolina, Furtick went to Berkeley High School, which is when he got his calling to become a preacher. After that, he went to the North Greenville University where he received a Bachelor of Arts in communication. After receiving his Bachelor of Arts, he went to the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary where he got his Masters in Divinity.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Steven Furtick now lives in North Carolina with his wife, Holly Furtick, and their three children; Abbey Furtick, Elijah Furtick and Graham Furtick. Steven got married to Holly in 2002 and have lived happily ever after ever since.
However, there is a lot of controversy concerning the preacher’s home. He and his wife built a house which is valued at $1.78 Million. The house sits on 19 acres of land in Waxhaw, North Carolina, a suburb of Charlotte.
He stated that he paid for the house from his book sales and publisher advances and not from the salary he receives from Elevation Church. The church came to his defence and stated that Furtick is very generous to the church.
He donates money to the church from his book sales and also allows the church to buy his books directly from the publisher so as to receive the author’s discount. The also refused to disclose the amount of money that Furtick receives from the church as salary.
Is Steven Furtick Gay?
Steven has been married to his wife, Holly, for close to 18 years now. This should indicate that he is not gay.
Steven served as a music director in a church in Shelby, North Carolina called Christ Covenant Church. After this, he went to Charlotte where he started Elevation Church. The church “debuted” or had its first service on the 5th of February in 2006.
Later on, Elevation Church made the headlines in 2007. This was after Steven gave out $40,000 to the members of the church and told them to spend it kindly on others. This was done in envelopes that had $5, $20 or even $1,000 in them.
After that, he started gaining popularity and started speaking in events all over the world. Examples of such forums are; the 2011 Global Leadership Summit which was hosted by Bill Hybels, the C3 Conference 2012 which was hosted by Ed Young Jr., the Hillsong conference in 2012 which was hosted by Bill Houston, and the 2012 and 2013 Presence Conference which were hosted by Phil Pringle. He was also a part of the Elephant Room 1 and The Elephant Room 2 which was hosted by James MacDonald.
In 2012, Furtick launched the M1 Initiative, an outreach program which was meant to aid students in the area schools who needed 1,000 mentors. His efforts were successful because 1,600 members volunteered for the program and committed to mentoring a child for the 2012-2013 school year.
Furtick said that the Elevation Church will always want to be a blessing to the city and will always try to support them in any way that they can. However, some people (especially the LGBT community) raised concerns about this and the well-being of LGBT students after he made some harsh remarks against the community.
Apart from just being a preacher, Furtick has also done some fantastic work as a songwriter. For this, he has been nominated for some awards. In 2017 and 2018, he was nominated for the Song of The Year and Worship Song of The Year. In 2020, he won the Worship Recorded Song of the Year.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Steven Furtick in ’2021’
Furtick’s journey has been incredible considering that he built the Elevation Church from the ground and made it a global ministry. He has also done some good work in music and also as an author. As of 2021, he currently has a net worth of $60 Million.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- In 2016, Furtick was named to Oprah’s SuperSoul100 list of visionaries and influential leaders.
- Apart from just being a preacher and a songwriter, he is also an author with a total of 9 books.
The Elevation Church has now become a very large ministry because of the efforts of Steven Furtick. He has done everything he can in his power to spread what he believes.