Raphael Warnock Bio, Age, Wife, Daughter, Pastor and Net Worth

By | July 14, 2021

Raphael Warnock Biography

Raphael is an American pastor and political candidate who vied in the 2020 Senate special election in Georgia for the seat currently held by Kelly Loeffler. Raphael has been the senior pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta since 2005.

Raphael Warnock Age

Raphael was born on 23rd July , 1969, in Savannah, Georgia, the United States of America.

Raphael Warnock Career

Raphael served as the youth pastor and then as assistant pastor at Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York, and senior pastor at Douglas Memorial Community Church in Baltimore. In 2005 he became the senior pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, Martin Luther King Jr.’s former congregation. He is the fifth person to serve as Ebenezer’s senior pastor since its founding.

As a pastor, Warnock advocated for clemency for Troy Davis, who was executed in 2011. In 2013, Warnock delivered the benediction at the public prayer service at the second inauguration of Barack Obama. In March 2019, Warnock hosted an interfaith meeting on climate change at his church, featuring Al Gore and William Barber II.

Raphael Warnock Politics

In March 2014, Raphael led a sit-in at the Georgia State Capitol to press state legislators to accept the expansion of Medicaid offered by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. He and other leaders were arrested during the protest. In 2015, Raphael considered running in the 2016 election for the United States Senate seat held by Johnny Isakson as a member of the Democratic Party. He opted not to run.

From June 2017 to January 2020, Raphael chaired the New Georgia Project, a nonpartisan organization focused on voter registration. In January 2020 , Raphael decided to run in the 2020 special election for the United States Senate seat held by Kelly Loeffler, who was Raphael after Isakson’s resignation. He has been endorsed by Democratic Senators Cory Booker, Sherrod Brown, Kirsten Gillibrand, Jeff Merkley, Chris Murphy, Bernie Sanders, Brian Schatz, and Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, and Stacey Abrams, in addition to former presidents Barack Obama and Jimmy Carter.

Several players of The Atlanta Dream, a WNBA team co-owned by Loeffler, wore shirts endorsing Raphael in response to controversial comments Loeffler made about the Black Lives Matter movement.

 Salary

Raphael Salary estimates is still under review ,this section shall be up dated once information is available .

Raphael Warnock Net Worth

Raphael Net Worth is estimated to be between 3 million USD as of 2020 . These includes his assets, money and income. His primary source of income is his career as a politician . Through his various sources of income, Raphael has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.

Raphael Warnock Family

Raphael is the son of Verlene Warnock and Jonathan Warnock who are both Pentecostal pastors. He has 11 brothers, him being the eleventh born.

Raphael Warnock Wife

Raphael tied a knot with Oulèye Ndoye in a public ceremony on February 14th , February , 2016 . The couple held a private ceremony in January with whom they are blessed with two children. The couple, however, separated in September 2019.

Raphael Warnock Education

Raphael graduated from Sol C. Johnson High School and Morehouse College. He then earned a Master of Divinity, Master of Philosophy, and Doctor of Philosophy from Union Theological Seminary(a school affiliated with Columbia University).

 


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