Billy Graham

United States

Billy Graham Bio

Who is Billy Graham

William Franklin "Billy" Graham, Jr., KBE is an evangelical Christian evangelist from America. He ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, reaching a core constituency of middle-class, moderately conservative Protestants.

Early Life (Childhood)

Graham was born on November 7, 1918 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States to Morrow (née Coffey) (1892–1981) and William Franklin Graham, Sr. (1888–1962). He is elder among his three siblings.

Interesting Facts

Ninety-six years old Graham has the net worth of $25 million dollars. He has 19 grandson and numerous great-grand children. He was also a spiritual adviser to several presidents of America.

Personal Life

On August 13, 1943, Graham married Ruth Bell.. Ruth Graham died on June 14, 2007, at the age of 87. The Graham and his wife were married for 64 years. Graham and his wife had five children together: Virginia Leftwich (Gigi) Graham, Anne Graham Lotz, Ruth Graham, Franklin Graham, and Nelson Edman Graham.


Graham has been awarded many times due to his work. He received KBE for his international contribution to civic and religious life over 60 years.


He is also engaged in many controversies including 'Discussion of Jews with President Nixon'. He was there to encourage President Nixon to utilize military camp in Vietnam.