Pastor Mark Burns is a pastor of South Carolina’s Harvest Praise & Worship Center. He is the co-founder of NOW Television Network. During the American presidential campaign, he supported for Donald Trump. In February 2018, he declared his candidature for South Carolina’s 4th congressional district. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career, and earnings of Pastor Mark Burns in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
John Mark Burns was born in September 1979, in Anderson, South Carolina. He is the son of Debra Burns and Otis Burns. From a very young age, he used to sing gospel music and was a member of his family group known as the Burns Brothers.
He went to Belton-Honea Path High School but later received his GED from the South Carolina Department of Education. He became a minister when he was only 16 years old. He has been to many universities like North Greenville University and Southern Wesleyan University. However, he claims to have a degree from North Greenville University.
Pastor Mark Burns has been successfully married to his wife Tomarra from a long time. They have three children including Jack Burns. He is also known to have three other children from his previous relationships. It has been reported that Burns has got a fake degree and did not compete for his college. He also claimed to have served in the U.S. Army Reserve but was found to be untrue.
Career, Award & Nominations
Pastor Mark Burns began his career by working at McDonald’s. He created his first church in Easley in 2009. Following that, he started to assist as a pastor and in forming a new televangelism brand in Detroit. In 2015, he teamed up with his wife to form a Christian TV network called NOW Television Network.
In 2016, Burns supported Donald Trump in his presidential campaign. He appeared on several news channels including FOX News, CNN, BBC, MSNBC, and CBS News. He has also traveled extensively during the campaign. However, he was highly criticized for retweeting a manipulated image of Hillary Trump.
In 2018, he announced to run for the 4th congressional district of South Carolina. His candidature has been opposed by many Republicans including Senator William Timmons and Dan Hamilton. He is a Republican and follows the principles of Donald Trump.
Net Worth & Earnings
How much net worth will a person have who has formed his own television network? He was interested in gospel music at a very young age and became a minister when he was only 16. The pastor has got a net worth of over $5 million and is also very active in politics. He is a role model of success to the black Americans. He serves as the host and executive producer of the show ‘Life Your Voice Show’.
Pastor Mark Burns has been a subject of many controversies. However, he is one of those individuals who shaped the 2016 Presidential Elections. He is very active in his profession and continues to be active in politics.