Lori Bakker is a well-known televangelist, motivational speaker and author also known as the wife of televangelist and former minister of the ‘Assemblies of God’ Jim Bakker. Bakker who had a troubled childhood, which led her life plagued with drugs, sex, and an abusive marriage, has dedicated herself to spreading positivity.
Bakker was born Lori Beth Graham, on August 30, 1957, in the United States.
Lori Bakker Husband
Lori is married to Jim Bakker since September 4, 1998. Their wedding took place at the Burbank (California) home of their friends John and Joyce Caruso in front of 250 guests. Lori and Jim first met in on July 16, 1998, at the ‘The Dream Center.’ Jim was then a member of the center’s inner-city outreach.
Lori Bakker Children
Lori and Jim adopted five beautiful children in 2002, namely, Kelli, Nicks, Morgan, Nina, and Michelle Murillo, from the inner-city area of Phoenix.
Lori Bakker Net Worth
Lori and her husband have an estimated net worth of $500 thousand dollars. Their evangelical careers are the primary source of their income
Lori Bakker Physically Abused
Lori started a relationship when she was 17 years old with a man whom she later married. Unfortunately, her relationship turned abusive and Lori was repeatedly beaten and brutally abused.
She was physically abused severally even the day before her wedding. Bakker’s wedding pictures would show her bruises clearly. This led to her terminating her pregnancy five times, and by the age of 22, she had a total hysterectomy. Desperate not knowing what to do, Lori turned to drugs again.
After 10 years of an abusive marriage, Lori called it 1985. She then joined the ‘Phoenix First Assembly of God,’ for spiritual uplight and its a decision she is proud of even today.
Lori Bakker Abortion
Bakker has had five abortions in the past, her last abortion resulted to a very complicated case that left her unable to bear a child for the rest of her life. She took action to restore her life after she surrendered herself to the ‘Phoenix First Assembly of God.’
The Jim Bakker Show
Lori and Jim hosts ‘The Jim Bakker Show’ which consists of an hour-long daily broadcast that features prophetic and Biblical revelations. Shot in a studio located at ‘Morningside,’ in the beautiful Ozark Mountains, ‘The Jim Bakker Show’ is aired on ‘DirecTV,’ ‘Dish Network,’ and other worldwide satellite channels.