Harold Camping

United States

Harold Camping Bio

Who is Harold Camping

Harold Egbert Camping was an American Christian radio broadcaster, author and evangelist. He is best known among non-evangelical Christians as the man who predicted that Jesus Christ would return to Earth on May 21, 2011.

Early Life (Childhood)

Camping was born in Colorado and moved at an early age to California. Both his parents came from the Netherlands. In 1942, Camping earned a B.S. degree in civil engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.

Interesting Facts

Harold Camping was an American Christian radio broadcaster, author, and evangelist who had a net worth of $75 million dollars. In 1958 he and two others established the non-profit ministry of Family Stations, Inc. in San Francisco, California.

Personal Life

In 1943, he married his wife, Shirley Vander Schuur. He has seven children. He and his family were members of the Christian Reformed Church until 1988.


Harold Camping gets the Skull and Crossbones Award for being a deceiver.