Jesse Duplantis Biography
Jesse Duplantis is an Evangelical Charismatic Christian minister based in New Orleans, Louisiana, US, and the founder of Jesse Duplantis Ministries. He was born on July 9, 1949 and grew up in Houma, Louisiana.
He is the founder of Jesse Duplantis Ministries (JDM), which maintains an international headquarters in America and branches in the United Kingdom and Australia.
Duplantis preached his first sermon in 1976. He has been a full-time evangelistic minister since 1978, using his music and comic talent in his work. In 1997, he and his wife, Cathy Duplantis, founded Covenant Church, a local outreach of JDM on the International Headquarters property in Destrehan, Louisiana.
In the fall of 2005, Covenant Compassion Center was opened at the JDM International Headquarters in response to the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. JDM and the Covenant Compassion Center provided shelter for hundreds of relief workers, rented homes for displaced Katrina victims, provided finances for displaced people and churches in addition to distributing a spectrum of necessities inclusive of food, water, clothing, hygiene and household items.
In early 2006, Duplantis was invited to become the first Louisiana Director of Christians United for Israel (CUFI). A diverse group of Christian leaders met in San Antonio February 7–8, 2006 to form the organization, which is chaired by John Hagee.
Duplantis appears on the internet via webcasts, a variety of Christian television stations such as the Trinity Broadcasting Network, Daystar, and LeSEA, in addition to secular networks inclusive of the ABC, NBC and CBS.
In recognition of his “many years of effectively sharing God’s message of salvation through Jesus Christ to the world,” Duplantis was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Divinity degree from Oral Roberts University in 1999.
Jesse Duplantis Age
He was born on July 9, 1949.
Jesse Duplantis Wife
In 1997, he and his wife, Cathy Duplantis, founded Covenant Church, a local outreach of JDM on the International Headquarters property in Destrehan, Louisiana.
Jesse Duplantis Siblings
Jesse Duplantis’ Siblings include: Helen Duplantis Stevenson, Mark Duplantis, Debra Duplantis, Liless P. Toups Jr., Patricia Toups Bellanger, Wayne Duplantis, Iris Toups Bascle, and Bennie P. Toups.
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Jesse Duplantis Net Worth
Duplantis has an estimated net worth of $40 million.
Jesse Duplantis Daughter
Jodi Duplantis Walker.
Jesse Duplantis Books
Duplantis’ books have been translated into thirteen languages, including Braille, and are distributed worldwide. In the book “Close Encounters of the God Kind” Duplantis writes about his daily relationship with God, the reality of eternity, perspectives on Heaven and the depth of the compassion, forgiveness and love God has for humankind.
- Ministry of Cheerfulness. Tulsa, Oklahoma: Harrison House
- Heaven: close encounters of the God kind. Tulsa, Oklahoma: Harrison House
- Breaking the Power of Natural Law: Finding Freedom in the Presence of God. Tulsa, Oklahoma: Harrison House
- Jambalaya for the Soul. Tulsa, Oklahoma: Harrison House
- God Is Not Enough, He’s Too Much!. Tulsa, Oklahoma: Harrison House
- Wanting a God You Can Talk to. Tulsa, Oklahoma: Harrison House
- One More Night with the Frogs. Louisiana: Jesse Duplantis Ministries
- What in Hell Do You Want. Louisiana: Jesse Duplantis Ministries
- The Battle of Life. Jesse Duplantis Minstries
- The Everyday Visionary. Touchstone
Jesse Duplantis Ministries
Jesse Duplantis Ministries has one mission to share God’s message of salvation through Jesus Christ with the world. We want everyone to have an opportunity to know the real Jesus. Approachable, personable, compassionate, and full of joy, that’s the real Jesus that Jesse knows and loves. And it’s his mission in life to make sure everyone on every continent has an opportunity to know Jesus, too. JDM is continuing to make a difference from the first sermon Jesse preached in 1976 through today.
Jesse Duplantis House
Jesse Duplantis Home
According to the St. Charles Herald, Duplantis’ home is a combined 35,000 square feet. That includes 22,039 square feet of living space 12,947 square feet of outdoor patios, garages and other amenities.
Jesse Duplantis Church
Covenant Church, a local outreach of Jesse Duplantis Ministries, was founded in 1997 by Jesse and Cathy Duplantis. If you reside in (or are visiting) the greater New Orleans area, we invite you to worship with us as we “Reach People, Change Lives, One Soul at a Time.
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Download our free app to have access to our monthly magazine (Voice of the Covenant), TV show (including past broadcasts), meeting info, our exclusive web-only show, “Excel in Life with Jesse and Cathy”, and much more!
Jesse Duplantis Private Jet
A prosperity gospel televangelist from Louisiana says Jesus has asked him to buy a new private jet. And wouldn’t you know it, Jesus has real nice taste in planes.
Jesse Duplantis, leader of Jesse Duplantis Ministries and the owner of three other private jets, is asking his followers to chip in so his ministry can purchase a brand new Dassault Falcon 7X, which runs about $54 million.
And Duplantis is not the only preacher claiming to be having conversations with the Almighty about mid-range business aircraft.
Jesse Duplantis Ministries has already gone through three private planes, “burning them up for the Lord Jesus Christ,” he said.
“Now some people believe that preachers shouldn’t have jets,” he said in the video. “I really believe that preachers oughta have and go on every available voice, every available outlet to get this gospel preached to the world.”
Duplantis said he needs the jet “so we can go anywhere in the world one stop” and he recounted a conversation he said he had with God about needing the plane.
“He said, ‘Jesse, you wanna come up where I’m at?'” Duplantis said. “And I said, ‘What do you mean?’
“He said, ‘I want you to believe in me for a Falcon 7X,'” Duplantis said.
“I can’t live long enough to travel by car, or by ship, or by train, but I can do it by an airplane,” he said.
“I really believe that if Jesus was physically on the Earth today he wouldn’t be riding a donkey,” he said. “He’d be in an airplane preaching the gospel all over the world.”
The eight-passenger Falcon 7X can fly from Paris to Tokyo or Shanghai to Seattle on a single tank of fuel.