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Kenneth Copeland
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Kenneth Copeland in 2011
Born
Kenneth Max Copeland

December 6, 1936 (1936-12-06) (age 83)
Lubbock, Texas, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Author
Speaker, pastor
Political party Republican
Movement Word of Faith
Spouse(s)
Ivy Bodiford (m. 1955–1958)

Cynthia Davis (m. 1958–1961)

Gloria Neece (m. 1963)
Children

John Copeland
Kellie Swisher

Terri Pearsons
Parent(s) Aubrey Wayne Copeland, Venita PearlOwens

Kenneth Max Copeland (born December 6, 1936) is an American author, musician, public speaker, and televangelist. His work deals with the Charismatic Movement. Copeland has been known for preaching a message called the prosperity gospel, but some people criticize it.

People also criticize Copeland for his anti-vaccination stance, which the say caused a large measles outbreak in his church and for using donations from his church for personal needs such as a $17.5 million private airplane.

With a net worth of USD $300 million, Copeland is the world's richest pastor.

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