Who is Carl Lentz?
Carl Lentz, an American pastor, is best known as the co-founder of Hillsong Church NYC. This religious leader made a worldwide impact through his influential power.
Lentz, by his open-minded teaching, has earned himself a massive social media following on social media over the past few years, with more than 164,000 Twitter followers and over 600,000 followers on Instagram.
How much is Carl Lentz’s net worth?
Carl Lentz’s estimated net worth of $2.7 million.
How has he earned this money?
A considerable amount of Lentz’s income comes from his religious work. Also, he is involved in some other projects. His book Own the Moment (2017) got a huge response from the readers and critics and thousands of copies of it were sold after it’s publication. He also has a podcast called The Praise. Carl has an ongoing estimated net worth of $2.7 million.
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A Mini Biography of Carl Lentz
- His real name was Stephen Carl Lentz.
- He is known as Carl Lentz.
- He was born on November 6, 1978, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
- He was brought up in a Christian household
- His birth sign is Scorpio.
- He is an American by nationality.
- He is a religious leader
- Height is 1.84 meters.
- He married Laura Lentz and a father of three children.
- He is now 41 years old.
Early Life and Educational Background of Carl Lentz
Carl Lentz was born on November 6, 1978, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA, where he attended Frank W. Cox High School. His love for basketball formed there and he joined the varsity team. After high school, when he attended North Carolina State University from 1998 to 2000 he became a member of their basketball team.
Then, he moved to LA to study at The King’s College and Seminary. Shortly after, he flew to Australia and entered to the Hillsong International Leadership College. After being graduated with a degree in theology, he moved back to Virginia Beach and became a youth pastor.
After a few years, he along with his wife and Joel Houston-Brian Houston’s son founded the Manhattan Branch of the Hillsong Church in 2010.
Personal Life of Carl Lentz
While studying in Hillsong, he met Laura, his present wife. Soon they married and are now parents of three children including one girl named Ava and two boys named Charlie and Roman.
The professional life of Carl Lentz
Carl’s broad mindset and his extraordinary way of teaching have made him popular among both the young and elderly people. Currently, Hillsong NYC has over 250,000 members. The church has expanded in New Jersey, Connecticut, and Manhattan. More than 100,000 people attend Hillsong-affiliate services each week worlwide. Besides being a pastor, Carl is one of the best selling author and a popular international speaker.
He has appeared in various television programs like The Daily Show, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, Code Orange Revival, Weekend Today, and Super Soul Sunday. In 2017, he made his appearance in Sunrise, The View, and Good Morning America.
The popular pastor Carl once got stuck in controversy for one of his tweets in his twitter account. In that tweet he wrote, abortion is a sinful act. For his statement, he had to face many critical and negative comments.
Friendship with Justin Bieber
In 2014, Pastor Carl baptized Justin Bieber in a Tyson Chandler’s bathtub. Since then, Bieber has appeared in many conferences and events at Hillsong. After the revelation of Lentz growing friendship with Beiber headlines were made.
From some recent reports, we came to know that the friendship between Bieber and Carl has been so intense that Bieber is being influenced by Carl in making important life decisions. However, Lentz has other famous friends, including Russell Wilson, Scooter Braun, Oprah; Lil Wayne.
Released books of his
Carl released the book The One: Experience Jesus in 2015. His second book, Own The Moment was released in 2017 where he has described his journey from being an average teenager to leading Hillsong Church NYC.