Touré Roberts Biography
Touré Roberts is an American author, speaker, producer, pastor, businessman, investor, and humanitarian.
Roberts is also the husband of Sarah Jakes Roberts, a motivational speaker and daughter of Bishop T.D. Jakes.
Touré Roberts Age
Roberts was born on September 8, 1972, in Los Angeles, California. He is 51 years old as of 2023.
Touré Roberts Education
Roberts dropped out of high school at the age of 16 and became involved in drugs and gangs. He also fathered a child at a young age.
However, his life took a dramatic turn when he had a near-death experience at the age of 19. He was shot in the chest by a rival gang member and miraculously survived. Roberts credits this incident as his wake-up call and his encounter with God. He decided to change his lifestyle and pursue his purpose.
Afterward, Roberts enrolled in college and graduated with a degree in psychology. He also became interested in music and started producing songs for various artists.
Touré Roberts Wife
Roberts is married to Sarah Jakes Roberts, who is also his co-pastor and partner in ministry. Sarah Jakes is the daughter of Bishop T.D. Jakes and Serita Jakes, the founders of The Potter’s House, a megachurch based in Dallas, Texas.
Sarah Jakes is also an author, speaker, entrepreneur, and media personality. She has written several books, including Lost and Found, Don’t Settle for Safe, Woman Evolve, and Dear Mary. She also hosts a podcast called Woman Evolve with Sarah Jakes Roberts, where she discusses topics such as faith, relationships, culture, and wellness.
Roberts and Sarah met in 2013 at an event where they were both speaking. They started dating shortly after and got married on November 23, 2014, in a private ceremony.
Touré Roberts Children
Roberts and his wife, Sarah, have a blended family of six children: Toure Jr., Witten (from Touré’s first marriage), Malachi (from Sarah’s first marriage), Ella (from Sarah’s previous relationship), Makenzie (their daughter together) and Isaiah (their son together).
Touré Roberts First Marriage
Roberts was previously married to Lori Roberts, who is also a pastor and author. They got married in 1994 when they were both college students. They had two children together: Toure Jr., who was born in 1995, and Witten, who was born in 1997.
Roberts and Lori divorced in 2006 after 12 years of marriage. According to Touré, the divorce was amicable and they remained friends and co-parents to their children.
Lori remarried in 2010 to Darryl Strawberry Jr., who is the son of former baseball player Darryl Strawberry Sr. They have two children together: Darah (born in 2011) and Darryl III (born in 2013).
Touré Roberts Church
Roberts founded One Church International in 2002. This is a non-denominational church that aims to reach the unchurched and inspire people to live their best lives. The church grew rapidly. In 2014, after he married Sarah, they merged their churches into The Potter’s House at One LA. The couple serves as the senior pastors of The Potter’s House of Denver.
Touré Roberts Podcast
Roberts is also a podcaster who hosts The Called Podcast. In each episode, he interviews influential guests from different fields and backgrounds, who share their stories, insights, and wisdom on how they discovered and fulfilled their calling in life.
Roberts also shares his own personal experiences and lessons learned along his journey of faith and purpose. The Called Podcast is designed to help listeners unlock their potential and live out their destiny.
Touré Roberts Books
As an author, Roberts has written several books. His first book, Purpose Awakening: Discover the Epic Idea that Motivated Your Birth, was published in 2014 and became an instant bestseller.
His second book, Wholeness: Winning in Life from the Inside Out, was released in 2018 and was also a bestseller.
Roberts’ third book is Alignment: Positioning Yourself for Divine Favor & Blessing in Every Area of Your Life (co-authored with Sarah Jakes Roberts). It was launched in 2020.
Touré Roberts Net Worth
Roberts’ net worth is estimated to be around $10 million as of 2021.