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Dr. Charles Stanley Net Worth 2024

Dr. Charles Stanley Net Worth – $3 million

What is Charles Stanley’s net worth? Who was Dr. Charles Stanley married to?


Dr. Charles Stanley is Pastor Emeritus First Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia.

He is also the founder of In Touch Ministries.

His teachings are based on life application lessons and biblical principles. 


He was born on September 25, 1932, in Dry Fork, Virginia, USA, as Charles Frazier Stanley.

Stanley became a born-again Christian at the age of 12.

He earned a Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.

Later, Dr. Stanley earned his Master of Theology and Doctor of Theology degrees from Luther Rice Seminary in Florida.

In 1969, he joined the staff of First Baptist Church of Atlanta.

The church elected Dr. Charles Stanley as a senior pastor in 1971.

One year later, he launched a 30-minute religious television program – ”The Chapel Hour.”

In Touch Ministries

Dr. Stanley founded In Touch Ministries in 1982.

In Touch Ministries uses tools like digital media, magazines, television, and radio, for sharing the gospel through the teachings of Dr. Stanley.


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In 1985, he was elected president of the Southern Baptist Convention.

In 1986, he wrote the book ”How to Keep Your Kids on Your Team.”

In 1988, he was inducted into the National Religious Broadcaster’s Hall of Fame.

The television series ”In Touch with Dr. Charles Stanley” could be heard in 107 languages in 2006. The series began airing in 1978. 

In 2007, Dr. Stanley published a book titled – ”Landmines in the Path of the Believer: Avoiding the Hidden Dangers.”


On September 13, 2020, Dr. Charles Stanley announced his retirement to the congregation in a prerecorded message shown at the end of First Baptist’s online service.

”I’m so grateful saw fit to allow me to serve as your pastor for more than 50 years,” Dr. Stanley said. He added: ”As you know, I don’t believe in retirement. I will continue to preach the Gospel as long as God allows.”

Dr. Anthony George was appointed as the new Senior Pastor. Dr. George served as senior pastor in Aloma Baptist Church in Winter Park, Florida, for 15 years.

Dr. Anthony George said to Dr. Stanley in the video: ”It will be your legacy, sir, that is my standard, the standard that will inspire me to always do my best with God’s help for as long as God gives me to serve here.”


In 1958, Charles Stanley married Anna J. Stanley. She filed for divorce on June 22, 1993, saying the couple had lived apart for a year. 

In 1995, Anna Stanley explained that she chose this path due to “many years of discouraging disappointments and marital conflict.”

”When she decided to leave me, I decided to say, ‘Okay, God, I’ve done what you told me to do. I’ve been obedient to you. Now I’m going to trust you,’” Stanley recalled in a later interview.

The Stanleys were officially divorced in 2000.

Dr. Stanley was allowed to retain his position at First Baptist Church of Atlanta as long as he does not remarry.

Anna J. Stanley died on November 10, 2014.


Charles and Anna have two children, Becky and Andy.

”When they were younger and needed something, I would drop everything to listen to them, no matter what was going on,” Stanley recalled in an interview for Christian Headlines. He also said: ”I gave my children the best that I could.”

Andy Stanley is the founder and senior pastor of North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, Georgia.

Andy said about his father: ”He didn’t pressure me. I never heard that talk, ‘You’re the pastor’s son and you need to be an example.’”

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”God will never tell us to do something that gratifies the flesh.”

”If somebody can predict their own death and resurrection, I’m not all that concerned about how they got into the world.”

”Our relationship with God strengthens as we continually learn more about Him and His ways.”

”Yieldedness is vital in listening to what He has to say.”

”A Christian has no right being in a fight unless it’s a spiritual fight.”

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Dr. Charles Stanley – Net Worth 2024

So, how much is Charles Stanley worth? Dr. Stanley earned most of his wealth from serving as the senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, and publishing over 60 books. Therefore, Dr. Charles Stanley has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Some of his books are Courageous Faith: My Story from a Life of Obedience, Emotions: Confront the Lies. Conquer with Truth, How to Reach Your Full Potential for God, Pathways to His Presence: A Daily Devotional, In Step with God, and Into His Presence: An In Touch Devotional.

On Amazon, Dr. Charles Stanley’s books have over 31,000 ratings — an estimated 1,650,000 to 3,100,000 sold copies.

In addition. Dr. Stanley is the founder of In Touch Ministries.

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katherine marshall

Tuesday 13th of July 2021

Dr. Stanley has been a blessing to me and millions of other people, he is a servant of the Lord and we are Not to judge or gossip this is a sin so those that do should stop and look in a mirror. Thank you Dr. Stanley

Sharon Calvin

Saturday 1st of May 2021

I am so disappointed in Dr. Stanley after seeing this about his divorce. Some place it says he had relationships outside his marriage. I can't believe it, or I should say, I don't want to believe it. If both of them were Christians, it seems to me they should've been able to work it out. Non-Christians see this kind of thing and become very against anyone who says they're Christians and yet don't live their lives as such. It is plain discouraging to hear this.


Sunday 15th of August 2021

There were no extramarital trists on behalf of either party. Dr. Stanley’s complete dedication and dependance on God was sometimes difficult for people to live with. Such was the case in the Stanley marriage.

Stephen Spears

Wednesday 14th of July 2021

Didn't you notice that she was the one that filed the divorce? It wasn't his fault. And it is not known whether he had any extramarital affairs or not. And it's like you are passing judgment on him without even knowing the facts and besides it's really none of our business that's between him and his family and God. If you were a member of his church you could take your concerns to the deacons and the board Tama and they would probably tell you to mind your own business. It was the board of the Baptist Church that let him continue to Pastor oh, because evidently they found no fault in the man. So quit passing judgment on somebody and give it to God.

Mickey Thorne

Thursday 1st of July 2021

If I may please disagree, with no intention of offending, but to remind you, and me, that Jesus did not come to this world to condemn it. I too have not always shown as much grace as I have been given. So, I do not speak as one who knows, but as one still learning; and thus far I have learned that it is definitely not the non-believers that are most likely to be "against" one who is divorced, huh uh, it is the church folks. I think this response is out of fear, fear that such goings on will stain them somehow, or encourage others to do the same. I can understand these feelings to a great degree, but it really hurts when you find out that maybe there is some truth after all in this saying: "The Christian Army is the only army that slays its wounded." Being a believer doesn't make your righteousness clean, rather "we are the righteousness of God in Christ Jesus." Who are we to condemn; "it is Christ that died." Probably no one but God knows why that woman could not stay; and we are not her judge. The pastor was brave to stay. Bless his heart.

barbara carpenter

Monday 7th of June 2021

What a shame that someone has to breed gossip on someone who gave his life to Jesus Christ. Only God and this wonderful christain needs to discuss this. The Bible clearly states to let him who is without sin cast the first stone. He suffered much for this. S##an is continually trying to destroy him. I had hoped that all of what led him to do for Christ and the lonliness he must suffered for this sin would allow people to see the man and not the sin. Sir, I do not know you but one thin I know for sure you did not know Dr. Stanley because if you did you would have known about his life. No secrets.!!!!! A man of HONOR. You must have led a sinless life (???)to be able to be so disappointed.I wonder what your sins are?? Not all disappointments can be erased. I am a MSW Social Worker and christains cannot always work things out. Leave this to our God and try to work on issues that I am sure you have. I will be praying for you. I am disappointment in you for this gossip but God just told me I must forgive you!!!!! I love the man so I am deeply sorry you have hurt him too. I FORGIVE YOU.... Love In Christ,


Sunday 9th of May 2021

He could not force her to stay. Geez...

John Barker

Wednesday 16th of December 2020

I am Wesley Barker. My sister is Carolyn Barker. The two of you road a bus to Richmond for college she said. We watch you on television most every week on Sunday night and what a blessing. We were sorry to see you retire but that time comes. We can still catch your reruns. We wish you a bless and wonderful retirement. We are members of the Tabernacle in Danville. My son and two grandsons and I were at your church about 3 or 4 years ago after attending some ball games and enjoyed the service. May God bless you

Drama F Watson

Wednesday 2nd of December 2020

Once we learn that it doesn't matter what we have, or where we live and that it all belongs to God, then we are on the way to being free to worship God and following where he leads. To God be the glory. Dr. Stanley has been a blessing to watch on TV. He is a leader for all of us. He is a truly God called man. I pray that he will continue to bring us the word of God. God bless.