Who is Andy Stanley?
Born Charles Andrew Stanley under the sign of Taurus on the 16th of May 1958 in Atlanta, Georgia USA, Andy is a 60-year-old Caucasian senior pastor and author, perhaps best known to the world for his massive contributions to those in need, both as a pastor and founder of North Point Ministries, a worldwide Christian organization. In other words, he is one of the most influential clergymen to date. He has also had a number of other successes over the course of his sometimes lucrative pastor career since the 1980s .
Early Life: Growing up in AtlantaAndy was raised an only child in his birthplace by his father Charles Stanley, the founder of InTouch Ministries and senior pastor of the First Baptist Church of Atlanta, and his mother Anna J.. As for his education, it is unknown which high school he attended, though he matriculated in 1976, and furthered his education at Georgia State University, from where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in journalism in 1981. Later on, he attended Dallas Theological Seminary, from where he graduated with a master’s degree at an unspecified date.
Career: From an Assistant to a Star
Following his second college graduation, Andy began working as an associate pastor and minister to students at the First Baptist Church of Atlanta. Having spent a few years there, he eventually joined up with five other people and founded North Point Community Church in 1995. His community grew over the years, and it now spans six campuses and attracts close to 32,000 attendees every week, which makes it one of the biggest churches in the US. He began preaching for wider and wider audiences, eventually gaining enough popularity to be voted the 13th most influential Christian in America in 2006, and the 20th in 2007, while his North Point Community Church was voted the 3rd most influential church, establishing more than 20 strategic partner churches in the US and Canada.
Although he served various sermons that were featured on several TV channels across the country, his big moment came in 2012, when he began hosting “Your Move with Andy Stanley” on NBC – following “Saturday Night Live” – in which he was able to share his ideas about living and believing with the entire nation. At the moment, Stanley is still a highly active representative of Christianity in the US.
Love Life: Married to Sandra Stanley
As for Andy’s romantic involvements, it’s not specified whether he had any relationships prior to meeting Sandra, whose maiden name is not known to the media. It’s also unknown when they met, began dating and for how long before marrying, the date of which is also unknown. They now have three children together, named Allison, Garrett and Andrew Stanley. The family lives together in Milton, Georgia. There hasn’t been any controversy surrounding their marriage.
His BooksAndy Stanley is the author of 22 books, the latest of which was released in 2014, entitled “The New Rules For Love, Sex & Dating.” His first book is entitled “Like a Rock”, and it came out in 1997, followed by “The Seven Checkpoints: Student Journal,” and to summarize, Andy has written a new book almost every year since 1997 and has been widely recognized for his literary influence on those that live by the principles he advocates. His writing is focused on educating youth and older people alike about the ways of life that he has come to grasp.
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— AndyStanley (@AndyStanley) July 12, 2018
What is Andy Stanley’s Net Worth?
Have you ever wondered how rich Andy Stanley is, as of mid-2018? According to various authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the current total of Andy’s accumulated wealth is close to $40 million, while his annual earnings amount to approximately $200,000, made as a pastor and author. As his career continues to develop, the said amount can be expected to increase.
When it comes to Andy’s appearance, due to the nature of his work, not much can be shared on this matter, aside from the fact that he used to have light brown hair until it went grey, and that he has light brown eyes, while his body shape is generally described as regular.
Social Media Presence
Due to the major influence of social networks, it is nowadays a regular thing for active celebrities to nourish a close and active relationship with their fans, for the sake of increasing the popularity of the projects they’re working on, and thus their own net worth. Andy seems to be a regular subscriber, if not the leading example of this celebrity trend, as his presence is quite ubiquitous on most of the popular social media networks. His Facebook page is private, his Twitter account has almost 600,000 followers, and his Instagram account has almost 75,000 fans.