Bishop Andrew Merritt Net Worth: Age, Height, Weight, Wiki & More 2022

Bishop Andrew Merritt is the founder and senior pastor of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International. He is also the founder of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, an international association of over 1,800 churches. Bishop Merritt is a noted author, speaker, and leader in the Full Gospel Baptist movement. Today we are going to know about Bishop Andrew Merritt Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, and Wife.

What is Bishop Andrew Merritt s Net Worth?

According to the latest information of 2022, the estimated net worth of Bishop Andrew Merritt  Racing is $10 million.

Year Net Worth Increase Rate
2022 10 Million 25% increase
2021 8 Million 33.33% increase
2020 6 Million  50% increase
2019 4 Million N/A

Bishop Andrew Merritt ’s Yearly Earning, Monthly Income, and salary?

Approximately Yearly Income- 600 k Monthly Income- 50k Daily Income- 12k

Early Life & Family

Bishop Andrew Merritt grew up in Detroit, MI with his mother, Laura, and grandmother, Pauline. It was after time spent in Chicago, at the age of 24, that he was called to preach. At that time he began learning under the ministry of Bishop William Bonner and was ordained in 1972.

Bishop Andrew Merritt  wife

In June 1978, Bishop met Viveca Cecelia Johnson in Michigan. The two married on November 4, 1978. Shortly before, on October 28, 1978, they founded the Straight Gate International Church. Services were first held in a storefront building with just three members – Reverend Merritt, his wife, Viveca, and daughter, Rachelle.


Bishop Merritt received a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology from the Church of Christ Bible College in New Rochelle, NY, a Master’s Degree of Theology from New Covenant Theological Seminary in New York, and an Honorary Doctorate of Ministry from Logus Graduate School in Jacksonville, FL.

Professional Life

Under the powerful preaching and teachings of Bishop Merritt, Straight Gate has experienced phenomenal growth – from three members in 1978 to eight church moves and over a thousand members today. Straight Gate is located in the heart of Detroit, still holding true as a family based ministry, where Jesus makes families whole.

The Straight Gate vision is to reach our city, the nation and the world for Jesus Christ. Bishop Merritt’s ministry has touched numerous lives through the local church, radio and television ministries. A man who believes and is best known for his teachings on faith, Bishop firmly believes God has blessed the ministry because of his strong and unmovable faith in God.

Bishop Merritt’s dynamic teachings have been published in four books: Pursue, Overtake and Reclaim, Jesus Destroyed the Works of the DevilThe Marriage Enrichment Handbook, and his best-selling book, My Faith is Taking Me Someplace. “Expectations: I’ll Praise,” a song featured on Faith in the House (companion CD to My Faith is Taking Me Someplace) by Bishop Andrew Merritt and the Straight Gate Mass Choir debuted at number 6 on the Billboard Charts.

As a community leader, Bishop has addressed civic leaders and lawmakers alike. He is one of few African American religious leaders with the honor to have met and participated in various forums with former Presidents, Ronald Reagan, William Jefferson Clinton, George W. Bush and current President, Barack Obama. He gave the invocation for the opening session of the Michigan House of Representatives in 1989, as well as, for the October 24, 1990 session of the United States House of Representatives.

In 1998, at the request of the Mayor of the City of Detroit, Bishop was one of ten pastors assembled to meet with President Clinton and lead a prayer of healing and restoration for the President and the nation. Bishop Merritt also participated in the first Congressional House-Senate Republican Faith-Based Leadership Summit and was named to the Summit Steering Committee.

Awards And Achievement

Honors for which Bishop has been recognized include:

1990: Minister of the Year by the Michigan Chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

1990: Co-Chair of the International Mandela Freedom Tour to the City of Detroit

1997: Clergyman of the Year by the Michigan Chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

2003: Received Key of David and the Keys to the City of Jerusalem, and was consecrated as the Apostle and Gatekeeper over the Detroit Metropolitan Region.

Age, Height, Weight

He is 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 175 pounds.

Quick Info

Real Name Bishop Andrew Merritt
Nick Name Bishop Andrew
Profession author, speaker, and leader
Age 52 Years
Height In feet: 6’0” In meter: 1.8 m In CM: 180 cm
Weight In Kilograms: 75 kg In Pounds: 175 lbs.
Relationship Married
Children Six Children
Parents Info Not available

Bishop Andrew Merritt  Contact Details And Phone Number

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Bishop Andrew Merritt is a wellknown pastor and gospel singer. He is the founder of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. Bishop Merritt is a powerful speaker and has a passion for helping people. He is a man of God who loves the Lord and His people. Bishop Merritt is a great leader and an inspiration to many.

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