Paula White Biography
Paula White born Paula Michelle Furr, is a Pentecostal Christian televangelist. She was born on April 20, 1966 to Myra Joanelle and Donald Paul Furr III in Tupelo, Mississippi.
Her parents’ marriage began to fail when White was five years old. Her mother separated from her husband, left Tupelo and took her to Memphis. The mother remarried to a two-star admiral in the US Navy when White was 9 years old. Her family moved to the Washington D.C. area when her stepfather became stationed at the National Naval Medical Center.
White is a graduate of Seneca Valley High School in Germantown, Maryland. In 1984, while living in Maryland, she converted to Christianity at the Damascus Church of God.
Paula White received the 2011 Impact Leadership Award during the 5th Annual International Financial and Leadership Summit in Houston, Texas; the 2009 Humanitarian Award by the Trumpet Award Foundation; the 2007 Behind the Bench “Mind, Body Spirit Award” from the NBA Wives Organization; and the 2006 “Trailblazer Award” by Jesse Jackson and Rainbow Coalition.
In 2008, she performed the Invocation for the 40th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination in Memphis, Tennessee, and was a presenter at Maya Angelou’s 80th birthday tribute in Atlanta, Georgia. Paula White has received endorsements from T.D. Jakes, Joel and Victoria Osteen, General Colin Powell, Donald Trump, Joyce Meyer, Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson, Kim Kiyosaki, Ebony Magazine, and many others. Other TV and radio appearance include: ABC’s Good Morning America, Primetime with Diane Sawyer, 20/20, BBC, BET’s Meet The Faith, Bloomberg, CBN’s 700 Club, CBS’s Talk of the Town, CNN Special Report with Roland Martin, CoCo Brother Radio Program, Extra, Fox & Friends, Inside Edition, Larry King LIVE, MSNBC LIVE, The Tyra Banks Show, and more. She has also been featured in TIME Magazine, Christianity Today Magazine, and Charisma Magazine, as well as a contributing author for Celeb Staff Magazine, Celeb Life Magazine, Charisma, Ebony Magazine, Essence Magazine, GQ, Gospel Today, SpiritLed Women, and Streaming Faith On-line Devotionals. Today, as a much-in-demand speaker and proclaimer of the gospel, she continues to travel extensively to fulfill her mandated mission: transform lives, heal hearts, and win souls.
Paula White Age
She was born on April 20, 1966.
Paula White Husband – Paula White Wedding
She has recently married legendary singer/songwriter Jonathan Cain of the iconic, multi-platinum selling, American rock band Journey. Journey is known for classic hits such as “Don’t Stop Believin’”, “Open Arms”, “Faithfully” and many more.
Paula White Marriages – Paula White Divorce
Her first marriage was as a teenager to the father of her son, Dean Knight. In 1984, while living in Maryland with her newborn baby, she converted to Christianity. Her marriage ended soon after.
She then met Randy White, a third-generation preacher in the Church of God denomination, in 1981. White had divorced his first wife and was in the early stages of reviving his career as a preacher and evangelist. They met while he was visiting the church where White volunteered as a janitor. They became friends and dated for several months, working together in ministry projects. Less than a year after meeting, Randy proposed during a tour to Israel and she accepted. Shortly thereafter they moved from Maryland to Tampa, Florida. On August 23, 2007, Randy White announced that he and Paula were divorcing. According to The Christian Post, White says the divorce was amicable and they remain friends.
On April 27, 2015, she married legendary singer/songwriter Jonathan Cain of the iconic, multi-platinum selling, American rock band Journey. Journey is known for classic hits such as “Don’t Stop Believin’”, “Open Arms”, “Faithfully” and many more.
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Paula White Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Paula White Books
She has authored countless books and other resources including her best-selling book, “Deal With It”, along with “You’re All That”, “Move On, Move Up”, and many more.