An American pastor, Carl Lentz is the co-founder Hillsong Church’s Manhattan branch. Noted for his open-minded teachings, he has earned himself a considerable following on social media over the past few years, with more than 600,000 followers on Instagram and over 164,000 on Twitter. If anything, his recent friendship with pop star Justin Bieber has only increased his notoriety.
Somewhat of a television personality, he has been featured in several shows in the past such as The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, Weekend Today, Code Orange Revival, and Super Soul Sunday. Most recently, he made an appearance on Good Morning America in 2017.
How wealthy is the preacher? How much does he make a year? How lucrative is his career? Unfortunately, information on Carl Lentz’s net worth is currently unavailable. Since we’re here though, let’s take this opportunity to have a closer look at some of his accomplishments.
Carl Lentz’s Net Worth 2018 – N/A
How did Carl Lentz Make His Money & Wealth?
Born on November 6, 1984, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Carl Lentz attended North Carolina State University after high school, where he was a member of the school’s basketball team. Prior to completing his program, however, he relocated to LA to study at The King’s College and Seminary, an evangelical post-secondary institution.
From there, he continued his studies at Hillsong International Leadership College in Sydney Australia. Ultimately, it was then that he met his future wife Laura; not only that, but it was while he was there that he first came up with the idea of opening up a Hillsong Church campus in New York City.
Upon graduating with a degree in theology in 2003, he returned to his hometown of Virginia Beach, where he started to work as a youth pastor. In the end, it wasn’t until several years later that he, his wife, and Joel Houston- Brian Houston’s son, co-founded the Manhattan Branch of the Hillsong Church.
As of 2018, the New York City branch draws more than 9,000 devotees. Just last year, Hillsong NYC also extended their campuses to Boston and Connecticut. While it’s obvious that a considerable amount of Lentz’s income comes from his religious work, however, we do not have any exact numbers to share at this time. According to various sites, however, the average salary for a pastor ranges anywhere from $77,000 to $100,000+.
Though he’s mostly kept busy with Hillsong NYC, he has been involved with a few other projects. For instance, he recently published his first book titled Own The Moment in October 2017. Met with positive reviews, thousands of copies have already flown off the shelf in stores.
In terms of television appearances, the pastor has been featured in several programs over the past few years. For instance, he has been invited as a guest onto The Daily Show, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, Code Orange Revival, and Super Soul Sunday. Most recently in 2017, he appeared in Sunrise, The View, and Good Morning America. As far as we know, he has not yet stepped in front of the cameras for 2018.
Carl Lentz’s Personal Life and FAQ
Is Carl Lentz Married?
Yes, he has been married to Laura, a fellow pastor (and co-founder of Hillsong NYC) for many years.
Does Carl Lentz Have Any Children?
Yes, Carl Lentz is the father of three children; he has two sons named Charlie and Roman, and a daughter named Ava.
Did Carl Lentz Go to College?
Yes, in fact, he went to more than one. After attending North Carolina State University for a few years where he played basketball, he studied at The King’s College and Seminary. From there, he enrolled at the Hillsong International Leadership College in Australia.
What is Carl Lentz Famous For?
Carl Lentz is best known as the co-founder of Hillsong Church NYC.
Where Does Carl Lentz Live now? Pictures of Carl Lentz’s House
As far as we know, Carl Lentz and his family currently live in New York City. At this time, we do not have any pictures of his home.
What Kind of Car Does Carl Lentz Drive?
Unfortunately, information on Carl Lentz’s vehicles is unavailable at the time.
How Much Money Did Carl Lentz Make Last Year?
As much as we’d like to know, we do not have any details on Carl Lentz’s salary at this time.
Last year, headlines were made after it was revealed that Carl Lentz had started a friendship with the pop star, Justin Bieber. Around that same time, he released his first book, Own the Moment.
What’s the pastor up to? Find out by following him on social media- you can find Carl Lentz on Twitter at @CarlLentzNYC or on Instagram at @CarlLentz. While you’re at it, don’t forget to also show your support on his official Facebook page here.