Raphael Warnock Biography
Raphael Warnock is an American pastor and politician serving as the junior senator from Georgia since 2021. He is a member of the Democratic Party. Since 2005, Raphael has been the senior pastor of Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church. Prior to that, he was the senior pastor of Douglas Memorial Community Church until 2005.
Raphael Warnock Age
He was born on 23rd July, 1969, Savannah, Georgia, U.S.
Raphael Warnock Height
He stand at a height of 5 feet and 10 inches.
Raphael Warnock Nationality
Raphael is an American National.
Raphael Warnock Ethnicity
He is an African American.
Raphael Warnock Education
Raphael graduated from Sol C. Johnson High School in 1987, then he joined Morehouse College, from which he graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. He has earned Master of Divinity, Master of Philosophy, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from Union Theological Seminary.
Raphael Warnock Parents
Raphael was born to Verlene and Jonathan Warnock, both Pentecostal pastors. His father served in the U.S. Army during World War II, where he was trained on automobile mechanics and welding, and there after opened a car garage business where he repaired junked cars for resale.
Raphael Warnock Siblings
Warnock has 11 siblings, His older brother Keith, was a first-time offender who was sentenced to life in federal prison in Jesup for a nonviolent drug-related offense in 1997.
Raphael Warnock Wife
Raphael married Ouleye Ndoye in a public ceremony on February 14, 2016; the couple had held a private ceremony in January 2016. Raphael and his wife divorced in 2020. Ouleye Ndoye is a native of upstate New York, she graduated with a B.A. in International Studies from Spelman College in 2007. She was inducted into several honor societies, including Phi Beta Kappa during her junior year.
Raphael Warnock Children
Raphael and her ex wife have two children, however Warnock was ordered to attend mediation for a custody dispute with his ex-wife, after she accused him of neglecting visitation with their two young children and failing to pay childcare expenses.
In a court filing she accused Warnock of leaving her “financially strapped” by refusing to reimburse her for childcare expenses. She said Warnock also “routinely neglects” to give her notice when he is traveling out of town during his visitation days, and instead has the children “picked up from school by friends.
She claimed that Raphael also refused to return personal items that were awarded to her in divorce agreement. She requested the court to hold him in contempt for violating the custody order and that it be revised to allow her to move the children to Massachusetts.
Raphael Warnock Senator
Warnock decided to run in the 2020 special election for the United States Senate seat held by Kelly Loeffler, He was endorsed by Democratic senators Chuck Schumer, Cory Booker, Sherrod Brown, Kirsten Gillibrand, Jeff Merkley, Chris Murphy, Bernie Sanders, Brian Schatz, and Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, Stacey Abrams, and former presidents Barack Obama and Jimmy Carter. Several players of the Atlanta Dream, a WNBA team Loeffler co-owned at the time, wore shirts endorsing Warnock in response to controversial comments Loeffler made about the Black Lives Matter movement.
Warnock defeated Loeffler with 51% of the popular vote. With this victory, he made history by becoming the first Black senator from Georgia. On January 7, Loeffler conceded to Warnock. The election result was certified on January 19. Unlike Ossoff, Warnock will have to defend his seat in 2022, when Isakson’s term was originally set to expire, in order to win a full six-year term from 2023 to 2029.
Warnock served as the youth pastor and then assistant pastor at Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York in 1990s, then in the 2000s, Warnock was senior pastor at Douglas Memorial Community Church in Baltimore, Maryland. from 2005, Warnock became senior pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, Martin Luther King Jr.’s former congregation; he is the fifth and the youngest person to serve as Ebenezer’s senior pastor since its founding.
Raphael Warnock And Herschel Walker Debate In Georgia
Raphael Warnock hammered Walker for opposing the Inflation Reduction Act to defend himself against attacks that his votes fueled inflation. He also rapped Walker over a questionable veterans’ charity, and Walker hit back by drawing attention to an unflattering story about a management company’s attempts to evict tenants at an apartment building owned by a charity associated with Warnock’s church. He also criticized Walker for accusing him of being soft on crime.
Herschel Walker, needing to recover from weeks of negative headlines, went on the offensive against Senator Raphael Warnock in what is likely to be the only debate of their crucial Senate race.
Raphael Warnock Salary
He earns an estimated annual salary of USD 164 816
Raphael Warnock Net Worth
Warnock estimated net worth is USD 800 000
Raphael Warnock Instagram
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