Who is Paula White?
Paula White is an American televangelist and she advocates for prosperity theology. She became the first female clergy member to deliver a invocation during president Donald Trump’s inauguration, on January 20, 2017. She subsequently became the chair of the evangelical advisory board in Trump’s administration.
Paula White Age
White is 56 years old as of 2022. She was born on April 20, 1966 in Tupelo, Mississippi, USA.
Paula White Height
White stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Paula White Family
White was born to Myra Joanelle and Donald Paul Furr III. She was born as Paula Michelle Furr in Tupelo, Mississippi. She experienced family dysfunction at an early age after her parents divorced.
As a result, his father died of suicide and this drove her family to poverty. Her mother became alcoholic and Paula was taken care of by good Samaritans. She grew up with her brother.
Paula White Husband
White is married to Jonathan Cain. They married on April 27, 2015 and Paula became the step-mother to his children. White has one kid from her first marriage, a son named Bradley Knight, whom she appointed as her church’s senior leader in 2019.
Paula White Education
White has also been criticized for claiming to have a doctoral degree when she has no college or seminary degree.
Paula White Salary
White and her church have not revealed the exact wages that she earns. We shall give further details as we learn more about the church.
Paula White Net Worth
White has an estimated net worth of $5 million. She has made her wealth from the wages she receives from the church.
Paula White Church
In 1991, Paula and Randy White, who were then married, started the Tampa Christian Center in Tampa, Florida. The church was struggling financially, and so could not manage to pay the Whites a wage for the first two years. As a result, the couple survived on government handouts and acts of generosity from others.
The church relocated thrice between 1991 and 1998 before settling on the piece of land at 2511 North Grady Avenue in Tampa and renaming itself Without Walls International Church.
The church then bought the neighboring property at 3860 West Columbus Drive in order to further expand its Tampa campus. The site purchased was a Canada Dry warehouse, which was refurbished and served as the church’s main sanctuary until September 2014.
On July 12, 2009, White was named senior pastor of the church she co-founded, succeeding her ex husband, Randy White, who announced that he was resigning as pastor due to health issues but would remain involved with the church in a different role.
Scott Thomas resigned on January 1, 2011, and White was appointed senior pastor of the Without Walls Central Church in Lakeland, Florida, becoming the leader of both churches.
Paula White Marriages
White was initially married to musician, Dean Knight. They married in 1985 and they have a son together named Bradley Knight. Their marriage did not last long and they divorced in 1989. White met pastor Randy White in 1987 at Damascus Church of God in Maryland.
They divorced their spouses in 1989 and married each other a year later, White becoming step-mother to his children. They subsequently divorced in 2007 but the divorce was amicable, and they remained friends. Paula is currently married to Jonathan Cain.