Billy Graham
Billy Graham
Celebrated Name: Billy Graham
Real Name/Full Name: William Franklin Graham, Jr.
Gender: Male
Age at the time of death: 99 years old
Birth Date: 7 November 1918
Date of Death: 21 February 2018
Birth Place: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.87 m
Weight: 91 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Ruth Graham (m. 1943–2007)
Children: Yes (Franklin Graham, Anne Graham Lotz, Gigi Graham, Ned Graham, Ruth Graham)
Profession: Evangelist
Net Worth in 2024: $25 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Billy Graham was an American evangelical Christian evangelist, ordained as a South Baptist Minister. Back in the 1990s, he was one of the leading preachers of Christianity. His sermons were also broadcasted on radio and television stations across the country.

Maybe you know about Billy Graham very well But do you know how old was he at the time of his death and what was his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Billy Graham’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

William Franklin Graham, Jr. KBE, popularly known as “Billy Graham,” was born on November 7, 1918, in Charlotte, North Carolina. He was born to his father, William Franking Graham Sr. and mother, Morrow Graham. He was the eldest of the four kids and grew near a family dairy farm in Charlotte.

Billy Graham attended Sharon High School, after graduating from high school, for further studies, Billy enrolled himself at Bob Jones College, Cleveland. Billy didn’t complete his education and left it after a few months. He then attended Florida Bible Institute and graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Theology.

Billy Graham decided to commit his life to the Christ at age the of sixteen when he attended series of revival meetings in Charlotte by an evangelist, Mordecai Fowler Ham. He was baptized by the Church’s pastor in Silver Lake. Then, later he was ordained as a Southern Baptist minister in the St. John’s River Association.

Soon after that, he enrolled himself at Wheaton College, Illinois, and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology.

Personal Life

Billy Graham, married his classmate from the Wheaton College, Ruth Bell. Billy and Ruth got married when Billy was twenty-five years old. The couple lived a very happy life and together had five children. Ruth died in 2007, and the couple was married for almost sixty-four years.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 7 November 1918, Billy Graham was 99 years old at the time of his death. His height was 1.87 m. tall, and weigh 91 kg.


While attending the college, Billy became pastor of the United Gospel Tabernacle and also had other preaching engagements. Then he served briefly as the pastor of the First Baptist church in Western Springs, Illinois. After that, he moved to Minnesota and served as the president of Northwestern Bible College in Minneapolis.

Billy Graham started to get popularity across the country, and soon a famous religious group invited him to preach at their Los Angeles revival. It was truly magical, and a large number of people emerged to witness the event. The event was supposed to be of a few days, but the increasing number of audience pushed the organizers to stretch it for another five weeks. It was a very successful event for Billy.

After World War II, Billy preached against the threat of Communism and made evangelism a non-threatening and helped people to overcome the fears of war and agony. This was the moment when people chose him as their leader as he provided them with comfort and helped them to choose the path of spirituality.

Billy Graham was one of the good friends of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and had supplied drastically to the civil rights moment. He held integrated crusades in the aftermath bombings of the Sixteen Street Baptist Church. He held evangelistic meetings in numerous college and university campuses across the country and also conducted several meetings in the United Kingdom.

Awards & Achievements

Billy Graham had a long list of awards to his name for his exceptional contribution to the betterment of humanity. One of his biggest achievement would be winning the ‘Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation Freedom Award’ and also he was awarded ‘Presidential Medal of Freedom.’ Billy also received a star on the ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame.’

Net Worth & Salary of Billy Graham in 2024

Billy Graham Net Worth
Billy Graham Net Worth

As of July 2024, The estimated net worth of Billy Graham was approximately $25 million. His main source of income had been his earnings from his contribution to the betterment of humanity and spreading spirituality and Christianity.

Billy Graham was one of the most sensational men of his time. He spent his entire life for the betterment of humanity by helping and comforting them in times of need. He was 99 at the time of his death, and Billy was proud of all his achievements in his life.


  1. You need to correct some things , he was never divorced; and stating his worth in 2020 when he passed away in 2018 ….. don’t mislead people , Graham lived in the same modest home forever and received a small salary . Look at what the money from the BGA was spent on – humanity.

  2. I agree change that statement that says divorced. Billy Graham had one wife Ruth, never divorced. Need to get your facts straight!!!

  3. Helooo who wrote this?!! Can you please fix your information. Obviously a child wrote this, a divorce is not when a person dies. It’s that he became a widower not a divorce?! How could you do his net worth of 25 million at his death, and then Say it was in 2021, but if he was dead at 99 and born in 1918. How could you say 2021. That would make him 102, or no?

  4. The Billy Graham Center, on the campus of Wheaton College in Wheaton Illinois, will give everyone who goes through the museum a complete coverage of his life and ministry.

    Marie Johnson


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