Eliseo Soriano Biography
Eliseo Fernando Soriano was a Filipino televangelist. He was the “Overall Servant”, formerly called “Presiding Minister”, of the Members Church of God International (MCGI), an international Christian religious organization with headquarters in Pampanga, Philippines. He was the main host of the radio and television program Ang Dating Daan which is considered the longest-running religious program in the Philippines.
Soriano was known for his signature method of “Bible Expositions”. It is a live Bible symposium where guests get the chance to ask impromptu questions personally or via live video streaming or telephone calls. He was also known for straightforward preaching and “exposing” what he believed are doctrinal errors of various local and international religious groups. He also had numerous religious debates with different pastors.
|Full Names||Eliseo Fernando Soriano|
|Occupation / Profession||Televangelist|
|Race / Ethnicity||White|
Eliseo Soriano Death and Cause of Death
Bro Eli was born on April 4, 1947, and died on 11 February 2021. Soriano died while in exile in Brazil, aged 73. The Members of Church of God International released a statement on February 11, 2021, announcing his demise, although they did not state the cause of death.
“It is with deep sadness, yet with full faith in the Almighty, that we announce the passing of our beloved and one and only Bro. Eliseo ‘Eli’ Soriano — a faithful preacher, brother, father, and grandfather to many,” the MCGI said.
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|Age:||Died at an age of 73 years|
|Date of Birth:||April 4, 1947, and Died on 11 February 2021|
|Place of Birth:||Pasay, Philippines|
Eliseo Soriano Height
He stood at an average height and has moderate weight. He appeared to be quite tall in stature if his photos, relative to his surroundings, are anything to go by. However, details regarding his actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We are keeping tabs and will update this information once it is out.
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Eliseo Soriano Education
Eliseo Soriano started school at the age of eight. He was supposed to receive the highest honors of the school but he dropped out three months before graduation due to an alleged religious debate between the school administrator and him.
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Eliseo Soriano Family
Soriano was born in Pasay to Triunfo Soriano and Catalina Fernando. He is the seventh of the eight children of his parents.
|Father (Dad)||Triunfo Soriano|
Eliseo Soriano Wife
Eliseo had not gone public with his relationship, it is not publicly known whether he was married or in a relationship. His partner’s information will be updated as soon as the information is available.
Eliseo Soriano Children
There are no details about evangelist Eliseo’s children at the moment. We will update this section once we discover any valuable information about his sons or daughters. According to reliable sources, Eliseo has left behind children including grandchildren.
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Eliseo Soriano Net Worth
Eliseo has an estimated net worth of $80 million dollars as of 2022. This includes his assets, money, and income. His primary source of income is his career as a Televangelist. Through his various sources of income, he has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.
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Eliseo Soriano Televangelism
Eliseo Soriano’s career started when he was baptized on his 17 birthday in Seneguelasan and become an official member of the Church of God in Christ Jesus, pillar and support of the truth founded by Nicholas Perez. Later Nicholas Perez who was then the church presiding minister restored the title minister Soriano.
Nicholas Perez died and Levita Gugulan was appointed as the temporary minister of the church. After sometime Eliseo denounced Levita saying that women should not be leaders in the church. Eliseo later left the church together with some of his allies and formed a new church called the church of God in Christ Jesus, pilar, and ground of the truth.
Later Gugulan raised a case in the supreme court due to the similarity of the names of the two churches. Gugulan won the case and Eliseo later changed his church group name to Members Church of God International. Soriano then started the Ang Dating Daan radio program which later becomes a tv program in 1983.
Eliseo Soriano Ang Dating Daan
Ang Dating Daan (Tagalog for The Old Path) is a religious radio and television program in the Philippines produced by the Members of the Church of God International. It is primarily hosted by Eli Soriano. In Portugal and Brazil, it is broadcast as O Caminho Antigo which is a direct translation for The Old Path. In Latin America, it is broadcast as El Camino Antiguo which is also a direct translation of the English name.
Selected episodes of the program can also be viewed on the Internet through the Members Church of God International websites and on YouTube. It has been recognized as one of the longest-running religious television programs in the Philippines.
Eliseo Soriano Members Church of God International
Individuals Church of God International, condensed as MCGI, is a global Christian religious association with base camp in the Philippines. It began as a little bunch with not exactly a hundred devotees to 1977. It is prevalently referred to in the Philippines as Ang Dating Daan (English: The Old Path; truncated as ADD), the title of its leader radio and TV program and right now the longest-running religious program in the Philippines.
Eliseo Soriano Website
Welcome to the official website of Bro. Eli Soriano. International televangelist, philanthropist and Overall Servant of the Members Church of God International
Eliseo Soriano Awards
- Awarded by Dangal ng Bayan Awards. – June 21, 2015.
- Awarded by Dangal ng Bayan Awards. – February 27, 2014
- Awarded by Philippine Bible Society in recognition of his contribution to the Bible cause as a lifetime member,
- regular donor and major distribution partner. – March 30, 2005
- Awarded by Bureau of Jail Management and Penology for his persistent and untiring effort in sharing God’s precious words to the inmates of Cabanatuan District Jail whereby building God’s kingdom on earth. – August 19, 1999
- Awarded by Child Assistance And Rehabilitation Entity. – May 9, 1999
- Awarded by Peoples Vision Magazine – May 2, 1999
Frequently Asked Questions About Eliseo Soriano
Eliseo Fernando Soriano was a Filipino televangelist. He was the “Overall Servant”, formerly called “Presiding Minister”, of the Members Church of God International (MCGI), an international Christian religious organization with headquarters in Pampanga, Philippines.
Soriano died while in exile in Brazil, aged 73
He stands at an average height, he had not shared his height with the public. His height will be listed once we have it from a credible source.
Eliseo had not gone public with his relationship, it is not publicly known whether he was married or in a relationship. His partner’s information will be updated as soon as the information is available. According to reliable sources, Eliseo has left behind children including grandchildren.
Eliseo had an estimated net worth of $80 million as of his death.
Details about Eliseo’s salary had not yet disclosed. However, information about how much he was earning will be updated as soon as it is available.
Because of personal reasons, he had not shared his precise location of residence. We will update this information if we get the location and images of his house.
Soriano died while in exile in Brazil, aged 73. The Members Church of God International released a statement on February 11, 2021, announcing his demise, although they did not state the cause of death
Eliseo is dead, he died on 11 February 2021. Soriano died while in exile in Brazil, aged 73.
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