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Steven Furtick Biography, Age, Family, Kids, Education, and Net Worth.
Who Is Steven Furtick?
Steven Furtick Jr. is an American songwriter of Elevation Worship and Baptist evangelical Christian pastor. In addition, he is the founder and senior pastor of Elevation Church, based in Charlotte.
He began Elevation Church after he relocated to Charlotte. Prior to his relocation, he was working as a music director at Christ Covenant Church in Shelby. The church began its service on February 5, 2006. As a songwriter, he assisted in the formation of the music ensemble Elevation Worship in 2007. Steven made news in 2007 when his church distributed $40,000 in envelopes containing $5, $20, and even $1,000 to members, instructing them to spend money compassionately on others.
He has been speaking at events all over the world. He spoke at the 2011 Global Leadership Summit hosted by Bill Hybels, the C3 Conference in 2012 hosted by Ed Young Jr.In addition he also spoke at the Hillsong Conference 2012hosted by Brian Houston, the Presence Conference in 2012 and 2013 consecutively hosted by Phil Pringle. Furthermore, Furtick also appeared in James MacDonald’s The Elephant Room 1 and The Elephant Room 2. In 2016, he was named to Oprah’s SuperSoul100 list of visionaries and influential people.
In 2012, he responded to a need for 1,000 mentors for students in area schools. Moreover, he went ahead and launched an outreach program at Elevation Church called the M1 Initiative. Steven stated that they have always wanted to be a blessing to the city and support leaders with a volunteer force they can always count on. Over 1,600, members responded and committed to mentoring a child for the 2012 and 2013 school years.
How Old Is Steven Furtick?
He was born on February 19, 1980, in Moncks Corner, South Carolina, United States. He is 41 years old as of 2021. Furtick shares his birthday with other notable people such as Arielle Kebbel, Bellamy Young, Benicio Del Toro, David Mazouz, Haylie Duff, Howard Stringer, Jeff Daniels, Jon Fishman, Millie Bobby Brown, Nikola Jokić, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Camille Kostek, Seal, Shivaji, among others.
Steven Furtick Family
Who are His Parents?
He was born and raised in Moncks Corne, South Carolina, to Faith Furtick and Larry Stevens.
Does He Have Siblings?
Furtick’s secretive nature has shown up in his personal life. He has managed to keep his family background very private. In case there is news regarding his parents and siblings, we shall update it here as soon as possible.
Steven Furtick Education
He attended Berkeley High School. After that, he enrolled at North Greenville University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Art. He then went ahead to achieve his Master of Divinity from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Steven Furtick Wife
He is married to Holly Furtick, the two lovebirds tied the knot in 2002. Currently, they live in Waxhaw, North Carolina, a suburb of Charlotte.
Steven Furtick Kids
Together with his wife have three kids, Elijah, Graham, and Abbey.
Steven Furtick Height
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 1.75 m.
Steven Furtick’s Net Worth
As of 2021, his net worth is estimated to be around $ 55 million.
Steven Furtick Public Image
Steven is a New York Times best-selling author. Moreover, Steven has been named a one-of-a-kind leader, due to his good deeds. He has gone further and donated mattresses, clothes, and furniture to families in need. However, in 2013, he turned down a question about his salary, his tax-free housing allowance, and the amount of money he makes from books and speaking fees. In addition, he refused to answer how the church is governed.
Elevation has indicated that Furtick is kind to the church with the money he makes from publishing books. He arranges for the church to buy his books directly from the publisher, allowing Elevation to get the author’s discount and keep the proceeds. Furthermore, they have also cited that the publisher pays the church to produce marketing materials to promote Furtick’s books. Moreover, his salary is established by a Board of Overseers made up of other megachurch pastors, who vote on it based on a pay study completed by an outside business, and Furtick does not vote on his own income, according to Elevation.
However, in his response to the news report, before he gave his sermon on the weekend of October 27, 2013, Steven apologized to his congregants directly.
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