Jim Cymbala
Jim Cymbala
Celebrated Name: Jim Cymbala
Real Name/Full Name: James R. Cymbala
Gender: Male
Age: 82 years old
Birth Date: 1942
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.81m
Weight: 85kgs
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Carol Cymbala
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Susan Cymbala, Chrissy Cymbala, James Cymbala)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Jim Cymbala Gay?: No
Profession: Pastor, Author and Former College Basketball Player
Salary: Unknown
Net Worth in 2024: $2 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Jim Cymbala is an author and the pastor of the Brooklyn Tabernacle in New York City. As the pastor of Brooklyn Tabernacle church, he has had much popularity following the powerful choir the church has been known of with 270 voices which has also been an award-winning choir.

Pastor Jim was also a member of the basketball teams at the United States Naval Academy and the University of Rhode Island in college. He has been the pastor for Brooklyn Tabernacle for more than 25 years through which his congregation has grown from 20 members to more than 16,000 members.

He has also been known to be a renowned author who is also an award winning author through his works. Here is a short biography and net worth of Jim Cymbala today.

Maybe you know about Jim Cymbala very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Jim Cymbala’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Jim Cymbala was born in the year 1942 in Brooklyn, New York City, in the United States. His actual birth date is yet to be known. Details regarding his family members including his parents and siblings are yet to be known and still under review. We will soon update you once we received confirmed details of the same.

In addition to this, his education details are also not well known on what he studied about though it is known that Pastor Jim was an active member in basketball. Jim Cymbala studied in the United States Naval Academy through which he was an active member of the basketball team.

After completing his education at and in college the United States Naval Academy, he joined the the University of Rhode Island. In his college, as well, he was also actively involved in basketball which also played a great part in his popularity. After completing college, he however stopped playing basketball and put all his focus in ministry.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 1942, Jim Cymbala is 82 years old as of today’s date 21st July 2024. His height is 1.81 m tall, and weight is 85 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Jim Cymbala is a happily married man whose sexual orientation is straight with no controversies attached to him. His wife is known as Carol Cymbala with whom she carries out ministry together. Carol Cymbala is currently the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir’s choir director. Together with the choir, they have won Six Grammy Awards. Carol is the daughter of pastor Clair Hutchins.

Together with his wife, they are blessed with 3 children known as Susan Cymbala, Chrissy Cymbala and James Cymbala. In addition to this, they also have nine grandchildren.


Jim Cymbala commenced his early career as a basketball player during the time he was a student. Both in the high school and college years, he was actively involved in sports. Jim was a member of the basketball teams at the United States Naval Academy and the University of Rhode Island in college.

He commenced his ministry career together with his wife Carol in the year 1971 after taking over the leadership of The Brooklyn Tabernacle on the Atlantic Avenue in the downtown of Brooklyn. During the moment they took over the leadership, the church had a struggling congregation which had a membership of less than 30 people.

Both Jim and his wife were excited about what God had placed in them to shepherd different kinds of people with most of their congregation being poor people. As a result, they were as well struggling making them to have second jobs. Following much struggles, they commenced the Tuesday Night Player meeting which became a central feature in bringing life to the church.

Pastor Jim Cymbala has taught his congregation about faith in God and his great power for their daily lives and the Tabernacle’s mission. This is through his books he has written all through his career.

On September 11, 2001, the World Trade Center was destroyed, and Cymbala’s Brooklyn Tabernacle lost numerous members of its membership. His books on faith played a great role in encouraging the readers that in the midst of tragedy, God is always near to everyone who seeks him.

Awards & Achievements

Jim Cymbala has had lots of achievements with his main achievement being the growth of the church which he raised from less than 30 members to more than 16,000 members in 2012. In addition to this, he has won several awards which his church choir as well winning several Gold Medallion awards.

Net Worth & Salary of Jim Cymbala in 2024

Jim Cymbala Net Worth
Jim Cymbala Net Worth

Jim Cymbala has an estimated net worth of $2 Million as of July 2024. This comes from the fortunes he makes as  the senior pastor of The Brooklyn Tabernacle whose congregation has grown to more than 16,000 members. In addition to this, he has also made much from the sales of his books which are worldwide where he extends the teaching of his sermons.

Jim Cymbala, the pastor of The Brooklyn Tabernacle has had much success all through his career following much dedication in his early years in ministry. He never gave up despite having many struggles and this has seen him grow his church to one of the best churches in New York.


  1. Thank you dear Jesus for JimCymbala’s dedication to you through a deeply prayerful life! Jesus has spoken to me through Jim and made me feel the power of our Great Savior through a deeply personal relationship with the Spirit of prayer!!


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