Rich Wilkerson Jr: Biography, Age, Family Life, Ministry, And Net Worth

Rich Wilkerson Jr: Biography, Age, Family Life, Ministry, And Net Worth: Rich Wilkerson Jr. is an American preacher, author and speaker. He became very popular after he wedded popular rap star, Kanye West and his ex-wife, Kim Kardashian in 2014.


Pastor Rich whose full name is Richard Peterson Wilkerson Jr. comes from a substantial Christian background.  He comes from four generations of pastors on both sides of his family. His second cousin was David Wilkerson, author of the Christian classic The Cross and the Switchblade.

Wilkerson is the son of the Robyn and Rich Wilkerson Sr, who run Trinity Church, a megachurch in Miami that is part of the Assemblies of God. However, he did not encounter God until the age of 17. This encounter turned out to be the starting point of Rich surrendering and submitting to, not just following Jesus, but answering the call.


Rich Wilkerson was born on March 28, 1984


Pastor Wilkerson Jr. attended the Lee University i Cleveland, Tennessee where he acquired his bachelor’s degree.

Family Life

Rich is married to DawnCheré Wilkerson. The couple got married in 2006 after Rich graduated from the University. However, At 25, DawnCheré found out that it was going to be very challenging to have kids. The couple waited for eight years before they welcomed their first child.

Today, the couple are blessed with three children; Wyatt, Wilde, and Waylon.


After graduating university and getting married, Rich and his wife, DawnCheré, arrived in Miami to work for Rich’s parents at Trinity Church.

Rich led the Trinity’s young adult gathering, called Rendezvous from 2007 to 2015. The attendance quickly grew from twelve people to more than 1,000. Although the event is still subsisting to this day, Rich and his wife now pastor their own church. The church is called Vous (short for Rendezvous).

Rich Wilkerson Jr. and his wife DawnCheré lead VOUS Church. Vous Church is a community of faith in the heart of Miami committed to loving God and serving people. A unique feature of Vous is that, it incorporates elements of contemporary popular culture, as other ministries aimed at young people have done in the past.

In 2014 Wilkerson officiated at the marriage of  one of America’s most popular couple, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West.  Kanye had first come to a Vous service after being invited by Chris Julian, who co-owns LeBron James’s Miami boutique where Kanye shopped, and who attended Trinity. The aftermath is, the press coverage of the wedding led to Wilkerson and DawnCheré becoming popular both in Christian and in the secular community.

The Oxygen television network created a reality show called “Rich In Faith” centered on the couple that ran for ten episodes in 2015 and 2016.


Rich is the author of three books: Sandcastle Kings, Friend of Sinners, and Single & Secure.


  • Live Your Values
  • Keep The End I Mind
  • Heartache and Heartbreak
  • My Faith Was Built For This
  • For The Sake of Eternity
  • Talking To Jesus
  • Little By Little
  • Hearing God’s Voice
  • Restless
  • Retrain Your Brain – Mindsets

Net Worth

Rich Wilkerson Jr. is one of the richest Pastor & listed on most popular Pastor. According to analysis by Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Rich Wilkerson Jr. net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.

Social Media

One can find and follow Pastor Rich on the following social media platforms;

Instagram: @richwilkersonjr

Twitter: @richwilkersonjr

YouTube: Official Rich & DC



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