Famous American religious broadcaster Janice Wendell Crouch was known worldwide as the founder of TBN (Trinity Broadcasting Network) in the year 1973 with her husband, Paul. She would remain in all our hearts, as she is no more at present. Let us have a look at the net worth of Jan Crouch.
Early life and Biography:
Jan was born on 14th March 1939 in New Brockton, Alabama, USA but she was brought up in Columbia, Georgia. Her father was a religious man too and was the founding father of the Southeastern University of Florida. For the study, Crouch joined the Evangel College located in Springfield, Missouri.
At the college, she met the love of her life, Paul F. Crouch. They fell in love and married in the year 1957. They have two sons Matthew and Paul Jr. Both of them are hosts of programs and high ranked officials at the TBN. Jan loved children the most.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Jan and Paul Crouch started the TBN in the year 1973. Tammy and Jim Baker supported them. They bought their first TV Station named KLXA-TV located at Southern California in the year 1978. They started the distribution of this channel through the cable system. Very soon, TBN became the most extensive Christian Television network in the USA under their guidance.
There are a total of 5 networks, which are owned and handled by the TBN now. The networks are TBN, TBN Enlace, JUCE TV, The Church Channel, and Smile of a Child. The Crouch couple made a great deal of money by presenting some of the best TV shows in their channels. They even produced a couple of movies The Omega Code in the year 1999 and The Omega Code 2 in 2001.
For her great works, Jan got a few awards in her career. She got the Oral Roberts University Presented her the Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree in the year 1990. She also received the Golden Angel Award for Excellence in Media. For TBN she received the Parents Television Council Entertainment Seal of Approval twice.
Net worth and Earnings:
Jan earned a considerable amount of wealth as a television executive and religious broadcaster. She and her husband Paul both had a salary of more than $750,000. The estimated net worth of Jan Crouch at the time of her death was around $55 million.
Some former employees and her granddaughter accused Jan of using the funds of the company to her royal lifestyle on the March of 2012. It is said that Crouch spent the money on multiple luxury homes, custom wigs, and private jets. She has two dogs who lived in air-conditioned mobile homes.
On 25th May 2016, Crouch was hospitalised as she had a massive stroke. After five days, on the 31st of May 2016, she left the world in Orlando, Florida at the age of 77. Though she is not with us, her legacy will remain forever with the people of present times as well as future.