Bishop IV Hilliard: Biography, Ministry, Family, And Net Worth

Bishop I.V Hilliard Biography

Bishop IV Hilliard: Biography, Ministry, Family, And Net Worth: Bishop IV Hilliard, also known as Bishop IV Hilliard, is a prominent American pastor and bishop.

He is the founder New Light Christian Center Church, a megachurch located in Houston, Texas.


Ira V. Hilliard, is from Houston in the United States. God called him at the age of nine, however, he waited one year before letting his pastor know. Eventually, Bishop Hilliard preached his first sermon on a Mother’s Day night at the age of ten.

He is the founder New Light Christian Center Church, a megachurch located in Houston, Texas. The church, founded by Bishop Hilliard and his wife, Pastor Bridget Hilliard, has grown significantly under their leadership.

In January 2018 after 10 years of mentoring his daughter, Apostle Hilliard appointed his successor Dr. Irishea Hilliard as the Sr. Pastor of New Light Church. After 33 years of founding and pastoring New Light Church Apostle Hilliard and Pastor Bridget Hilliard are now into full time evangelism.

Bishop IV Hillard Age

The Bishop was born on the 7th Day of September, 1952.

Bishop IV Hilliard Age
Bishop IV Hilliard Age on his 71st Birthday


Bishop Hilliard is married to beautiful Bridget E. Harrison. The couple got married on October 4, 1975. Bishop Hilliard and his wife built a dynamic ministry that is recognized around the world. Also, they co-founded the outstanding New Light Christian Center Church.

Bishop IV Hilliard Wife

New Light Christian Center Church

New Light Christian Center Church is a mega-church recognized all over the world.  In September 2007 it was honored as one of the Top 50 Most Influential Churches in America. The-Church also has a nationwide television ministry and Credit Union.

In 1995, Apostle Hilliard started Church Development Strategies Conference. An annual event where Pastors and leaders come to learn church strategies, growth and development principles. The conference, now branded as Strategies Conference, is recognized as one of the best conferences of its kind in the country.

In 2001, Apostle Hilliard founded an organization of Pastors called the Association of Independent Ministries (A.I.M.). The A.I.M. currently has 1,000 Pastors and is growing monthly.


The Lord’s Church confirmed Bishop Hilliard as a Bishop in February 2007. Among other things, Bishop Hilliard is an accomplished songwriter, prolific teacher and brilliant writer. Also, he has been recognized for various scholarly honors and written numerous books to grow your faith, family, finances and ministry.

Bishop Hilliard has been recognized for his dynamic preaching style and his commitment to community outreach and social justice initiatives. He often emphasizes principles of faith, prosperity, and empowerment in his sermons. Additionally, he is known for his involvement in various philanthropic activities, aiming to make a positive impact on the lives of individuals and communities.

Bishop IV Hilliard Net Worth

Bishop Hilliard is reported to have an estimated net worth of about $22 Million USD

Social Media

You can follow Bishop Hilliard on Instagram @bishophilliard

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. Where is Bishop IV Hilliard from?

Hilliard is a native Houstonian. God called him at the age of nine to preach God’s Word.

2. How many children does Bishop IV Hilliard have?

Hilliard has three daughters; Tina Hilliard-Egans, Irishea Hilliard and Preashea Hilliard.

3. Is Bishop Hilliard married?

Yes, he is married. Bridget Hilliard is the wife of Bishop Hilliard. She is also a pastor since 1981.

4. What denomination is IV Hilliard?

He is a Pentecostal (protestant) preacher.

5. Where is Preashea Hilliard?

She lives in Houston, Texas.  Preashea is the creator of Preashea Hilliard Ministries (PHM). The primary objective of PHM is to prepare generations for a lasting Kingdom legacy rooted in the principles of prayer, respect, and genuine living.

6. Who is the daughter of pastor Hilliard?

Bishop Hilliard has three daughters. However, Dr. Irishea Hilliard is the most popular daughter of Apostle I.V. and Pastor Bridget Hilliard.

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