T. D. Jakes is the American pastor with a net worth of $18 million. T. D. Jakes has earned his net worth as chief pastor of The Potter's House, a non-denominational megachurch, with 30,000 members, located in Dallas, Texas. The Trinity Broadcasting Network, Black Entertainment Television both televises his services and evangelistic sermons. The Potter's Touch can also been seen on the Daystar Television Network, The Word Network and The Miracle Channel in Canada. Born in born in South Charleston, West Virginia, he was told he would never be able to preach because of his "bad" lisp.