Jesse Duplantis is an American preacher from the Christian Evangelical Charismatic movement. He was born on July 9, 1949, and he is currently based in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. Jesse Duplantis is also the founder of Jesse Duplantis Ministries.
More often than not, Jesse Duplantis is seen as a preacher of the prosperity gospel. He was a member of the Board of Regents of Oral Roberts University but he resigned in 2007.
He was awarded with a honorary doctorate of Divinity degree before he resigned. The main reason for his resignation was the fact that he could not serve effectively on the Board due to the demands of ministry.
It was reported that Jesse Duplantis had made known his intention of purchasing a Dassault Falcon 7X, valued at $54 million to his followers. This was in several
national media outlets in May 2018.
It is reported that Jesse Duplantis indicated that Jesse Duplantis Ministries had already paid for three private jets by 2006 and had been using them. He was confident about the claim that Jesus Christ wouldn’t be riding a donkey if he was in this world.
Later in 2016, Jesse Duplantis and a fellow televangelist, Kenneth Copeland defended their use of private jets. For them, commercial planes were full of “demons”.
For more than 10 years, The Trinity Foundation (Dallas), has kept a close eye on Jesse Duplantis and his activities.
The Trinity Foundation (Dallas) is a religious watchdog organization and its President, Ole Anthony, is of the view that due to Duplantis’ tax exemption, it sums up to the fact every person in St. Charles Parish was “helping to pay for Duplantis’ extravagant lifestyle”.
Jesse Duplantis has authored so many books.
Jesse Duplantis Siblings
Jesse Duplantis grew up in a large family and he has eight siblings. The siblings of Jesse Duplantis are Debra Duplantis, Helen Duplantis Stevenson, Patricia Toups Bellanger and Mark Duplantis. Others are Liless P. Toups Jr., Wayne Duplantis, Bennie P. Toups, Iris Toups Bascle.
Jesse lives in a 35,000sq ft home situated in St. Charles Herald and he is believed to be worth about $40 million. He is married to Cathy who was born on 30 August 1952. They are blessed with a daughter named Jodi Duplantis Walker.
The parents of Jesse Duplantis, Debra Duplantis, Helen Duplantis Stevenson, Patricia Toups Bellanger, Mark Duplantis, Liless P. Toups Jr., Wayne Duplantis, Bennie P. Toups and Iris Toups Bascle are Velma Duplantis and Paul Duplantis.