Who is Jerry Falwell Jr.?
Jerry Lamon Falwell Junior, especially known as Jerry Falwell Jr. is an American Lawyer and university supervisor who works as the chief of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. He is also a former academic administrator and notable member of the Evangelical Christian community.
Jerry Falwell decided to take an indefinite paid leave from Liberty after he posted a controversial photograph of himself on social media on 7th August 2020.
Some Personal Details on Jerry Falwell Jr.
|Full Name||Jerry Falwell Jr|
|Date of Birth||June 17, 1962|
|Education ( High School / College / University )||Liberty UniversityUniversity of Virginia School of Law|
|Father||Jerry Falwell Sr.|
|Mother||Macel Pate Falwell|
|Children||2 Sons, 1 Daughter|
|Social Media||Twitter / Instagram|
|Net Worth||$100 Million|
|Height||6 feet 4 inches|
Jerry Falwell Jr.’s Age, Birthday
Jerry Falwell Jr. was born on June 17, 1962. He is from beautiful hometown Lynchburg, Virginia, the United States. He is fifty-eight years old at present. He turned fifty-eight on his birthday, June 17, this year.
Jerry Falwell Jr.’s Height
Jerry Falwell Jr. is 6 feet 4 inches tall ( 1.93 m ).
Jerry Falwell Jr.’s Nationality
Jerry Falwell holds American citizenship.
Jerry Falwell Jr.’s Family
Jerry Falwell Jr. is the eldest son of Jerry Falwell Sr. and Macel Falwell. His father was the founder of Liberty University. Jerry Falwell Sr. died of cardiac arrhythmia at the age of seventy-three. He grew up with two siblings, a sister and a brother. Johnathan Falwell who works at Thomas Road Baptist Church is his brother. His sister’s name is Jeannie Falwell.
Jerry Falwell Jr.’s Education
Jerry Falwell attended private schools in his hometown, Lynchburg. He also attended Lynchburg Christain Academy which later renamed as Liberty Christain Academy and graduated from there in 1980. After this, he studied Bachelor of Arts in history and religious studies from Liberty University in 1984. Again in 1987, he obtained a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law.
Jerry Falwell Jr.’s Career
Jerry Falwell Jr. worked in private practice as the lawyer for Liberty University in Virginia from 1987 to 2007. In 2000, he also joined the Board of Trustee of the University.
Jerry Falwell Jr. was entrusted with Liberty University by Falwell Sr. He claimed that his son Jerry Jr. had aggressive business plans. After the death of Jerry Sr. in 2007 this plan came into effect and Jerry Jr. became the fourth president of Liberty University.
In 2016, Falwell Jr. announced his support for Donald Trump for the nomination in Presidental Election. In June 2016, he expressed his support for Israel when Liberty University moved to invest $5 million in Israel.
Jerry Falwell Jr. also made racial discrimination act among Muslims. His acts and comments were criticized by both Christians and Muslims employee.
In 2019, Politica article described the Liberty University as a dictatorship which claimed that Falwell Jr. ruled through fear. It also claimed that University was sold on behalf of promoting Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Some employees at Liberty said that Falwell Jr. discussed his sex life at work and shared provocative images of his wife with them.
On March 13, 2020, Jerry Falwell Jr. promoted a conspiracy theory related to coronavirus that China and North Korea worked together to create a coronavirus pandemic. He also claimed that he had issued arrest warrants for journalists after publishing articles of his decision to reopen Liberty University partially during the pandemic.
In August 2020, Jerry Jr. shared a photo of himself with his pants unzipped and his arm around his wife’s pregnant assistant on Instagram. Later on, the photo was deleted. He also apologized later to everyone for that vulgar act.
Jerry Falwell Jr.’s Wife, Children, and Affairs
Jerry Falwell Jr. married to Becki Tilley in 1987. They have three children together. They have two sons and one daughter named Jerry Falwell III, Charles Wesley, and Caroline Grace.
Jerry Falwell claimed in an interview that he has suffered depression as a result of an affair. He announced publicly that his wife had an affair with a Florida pool boy. Jerry also said that he and his wife are trying their best to continue their relationship.
Jerry Falwell Jr.’s Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Jerry Falwell is about $100 million. He is a successful lawyer and makes greater income from his profession. He also makes money from Liberty University.
Net Worth in 2020: approx. $100 million
Annual Income: approx. $632,323
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