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An American Christian Protestant evangelist is no longer with us. Billy Graham died at the age of 99 years on 21st February 2018. As he was famous Baptist minister, everyone on earth knows about him. To understand all his details, scroll down and read this wiki!
Born on 7th November 1918, Billy Graham’s hometown was Charlotte, North Carolina. His real name was William Franklin Graham Jr. He belonged to American nationality and was of white American ethnicity. Evangelical Protestantism by religion, his denomination was Baptist of Southern Baptist Convention. He was a divorcee. Billy left this world on 21st February 2018 at the age of 99. He was found dead in his home at Montreat, North Carolina.
|Real Name||William Franklin Graham Jr.|
|Birthday||7th November 1918|
|Birthplace||Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Deathday||21st February 2018|
|Death place||Montreat, North Carolina|
|Married/Wife||Ruth Graham (dead)|
|Net Worth||$25 million|
Evangelist Billy Graham Found Dead at Home
The great evangelist who transformed religious life in America through his counseling, Billy rested in peace on 21st February 2018, Wednesday. The KCRG Network mentioned that the 99 years old Baptist was found dead in his own house at Montreat, North Carolina.
According to the source, the death was a natural cause and was related to his health problems. Billy was suffering from different diseases like pneumonia and cancer, which hastened his death. The spokesperson Jeremy Blume confirmed his death, The New York Times mentioned.
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Net Worth, Salary, and Income
When he was alive, Billy had a reasonable sum of income and net worth. The value estimated for a Baptist was in millions. Not just an activist, but he was also an author and actor. The major movies he worked for include The Mighty Fortress, Hannity & Colmes, The American President and more.
As he was famous, he had a net worth of $14 million in the year 2014. As of 2018 January, his net worth was $25 million.
Married to Wife Ruth Graham
After graduating from Illinois based Wheaton College, Billy found a partner who understands him. That was the time when he met his ex-wife Ruth Graham.
The CBN News mentioned the statement of Ruth:
‘ All I remember is going back home and kneeling down that night and saying, Lord if you’d let me spend the rest of my life with that man, I would consider it the greatest privilege. And fortunately, I didn’t know what I was praying. If I’d know what lay ahead, I wouldn’t have had the nerve to pray a prayer like that.‘
The duo married in the year 1943 and lived together for 64 long years. Together they had five children namely Anne, William Franklin III, Ruth, Virginia, and Nelson. And his grandchildren were 19 in total. But, in 2007, Ruth passed away at the age of 87.
Body Measurements: Height, Color, Size
Billy was quite a tall man with the height of 6ft 3 inches. Before death, his weight was 92 kilos. As he was an activist, he used to keep his body fit and healthy by going to a gym regularly.