Jamal Harrison Bryant Biography
Jamal Harrison Bryant is a renowned American minister and author who is the senior pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. Bryant moved from Empowerment Temple AME Church in Baltimore to New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in South DeKalb County in December 2018.
He is a proud graduate of Morehouse College where he earned an undergraduate degree in political science and international studies. He also holds a master’s of divinity degree from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Moreover, Harrison holds a doctorate of ministry degree from the Graduate Theological Foundation. In 1998, Jamal spent a year in West Africa in what he terms his “Damascus Road Experience.”
As a child, Jamal attended his father’s church Bethel A.M.E. Church. He preached his first sermon at the age of 18 years old at Bethel titled “No Pain, No Gain.” He is currently a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity.
As of February 2008, officials of the A.M.E. denomination intended to enter into discussions regarding Bryant’s leadership. Following mutual filings for divorce by Bryant, his spouse, Hampton alumna, and future Real Housewives of Potomac star Gizelle Bryant.
However, the members agreed that Bryant did not face a disciplinary trial as there was no complaint against him. They further said that Bryant “was never charged through the church system with anything.”
Jamal Harrison Bryant’s Age
How old is Jamal Bryant? Jamal is 52 years old as of 2023. He was born on May 21, 1971, in Boston, Massachusetts, the United States of America. In addition, Bryant celebrates his birthday on May 21st every year.
Jamal Harrison Bryant’s Wife
Harrison was married to Gizelle Bryant from 2002 and divorced in 2009 citing irreconcilable issues. The couple is blessed with three daughters.
Jamal Harrison Bryant Children | Kids
Bryant is a father of five children. The oldest is Topaz Bryant who was born in 1998 and his mother is Crystal Madison. Jamal has three other children from his previous marriage with Gizelle Bryant. Their children are Grace Bryant born in 2004, Angel Bryant born in 2006, and Adore Bryant born in 2006.
Moreover, Harrison has another child, John Karston Bryant born in 2015.
Jamal Harrison Bryant Family
Harrison is the son of Bishop John Richard Bryant and Rev. Cecilia Williams Bryant. Rev Cecilia is an official of the 4th District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church.
Jamal has a sister named Dr. Thema Bryant Davis, an associate professor at Pepperdine University. She also features on the OWN reality TV show, “Chad Loves Michelle” and “Dr. Phil.”
Jamal Harrison Bryant’s Net Worth
Bryant has an estimated net worth of $500,000. His income is mainly attributed to his successful career as a preacher and businessman.