Cashing In On Church: The Richest Mega Pastors In America

Franklin Graham

Rev. Franklin Graham
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A name that’s seen in the news quite frequently is William Franklin Graham III. The son of the famous pastor Billy Graham, he currently president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) and of Samaritan’s Purse.

A controversial figure, Graham is outspoken about several social issues such as same-sex marriage and conversion theory. He’s worth an estimated $10 million and is said to receive an annual salary of $622,252 from Samaritan’s Purse.