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Popular American Pastor T.D Jakes reveals he is an Igbo, traces his root in Nigeria


In a shocking revelation, it has been reported that Popular American Pastor T.D Jakes is an Igbo after tracing his root in Nigeria


The wife of Pastor Paul Adefarasin the founder of House On The Rock has left many people in shock after revealing that popular American Pastor, T.D Jakes, is Igbo.

Adefarasin’s wife, Ifeanyi made the revelation on Facebook while presenting Jakes with a gift.

Pastor Ifeanyi said that since tracing his roots back to the Igbo land in Nigeria, it was Bishop T.D. Jakes’ first time stepping on the Nigerian soil.



She wrote: “Since tracing his roots back to the Igbo land in Nigeria, it was Bishop T.D. Jakes’ first time stepping on the Nigerian soil, with the knowledge that this is where he truly comes from. It was a special honour for me in particular, as a native sister, to present TD Jakes with a copy of NIGERIA, OUR HERITAGE…OUR COMMONWEALTH. Welcome home!
OKEOSISI – Umunne gi na asi gi nno.” 


Meanwhile according to his Wikipedia biography, T.D. Jakes, as he is popularly known, was born in South Charleston, West Virginia on June 9, 1957 and grew up in Vandalia, attending local Baptist churches.

Jakes spent his teenage years caring for his invalid father and working in local industries, the site says.

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