T.D. Jakes

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T.D. Jakes was born on June 9, 1957 in South Charleston, West Virginia, USA. He is a producer and actor, known for Jumping the Broom (2011), Heaven Is for Real (2014) and Not Easily Broken (2009). He has been married to Serita Jakes since May 29, 1982. They have five children. See full bio »

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Hide Hide Show Show Producer (17 credits)
  Can You Hear Me (executive producer) (announced)
 2022 Greed: A Seven Deadly Sins Story (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2022 Wrath: A Seven Deadly Sins Story (executive producer)
 2021 Envy: Seven Deadly Sins (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2021 Seven Deadly Sins: Lust (TV Movie) (producer)
 2019-2020 The Gospel (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- The Preacher You've Never Heard (2020) ... (executive producer)
- A Lesson In Gospel Music (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2019 A Dog's Way Home (executive producer)
 2018 Faith Under Fire (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2016 Miracles from Heaven (producer)
 2014 Heaven Is for Real (producer)
 2013 Black Nativity (producer)
 2013 T.D. Jakes Presents: Mind, Body & Soul (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2012/I Sparkle (producer)
 2012 Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day (executive producer)
 2011 Winnie Mandela (executive producer - uncredited)
 2011 Jumping the Broom (producer)
 2009 Not Easily Broken (producer)
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Alternate Names:

Bishop T.D. Jakes | Pastor T.D. Jakes | T. D. Jakes


6' 3" (1.91 m)


Serita Jakes  (5 children)

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TD Jakes' sermon, "Nothing Just Happens", includes the message, "Let Them Walk", which is a parody of Joel Osteen's sermon, "Living Without Crutches". See more »


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