Net Worth Of John MacArthur


John MacArthur is a well-known pastor and author, currently serving as the pastor of the Grace Community Church located in Sun Valley, California. He was born on June 19, 1939, in Los Angeles and comes from a family of ministers. His father, Jack MacArthur, is a Baptist preacher on the radio, and his grandfather, Harry MacArthur, is a minister of the Canadian Anglican church.

Education and Career

John attended Bob Jones College and graduated in 1959, which is also the alma mater of his father. Later on, he attended the Los Angeles Pacific College of the Free Methodist Church, followed by doctorate studies from Talbot Theological Seminary and Grace Graduate School.

Reformed Protestantism is John’s religion, and he is a practitioner of expository preaching. His contribution to the field of preaching has earned him recognition as one of the most influential preachers of all time by Christianity Today.

John is also an accomplished author, with over 150 books under his name. His most notable work is The MacArthur Study Bible, which has sold over 1 million copies and received the Gold Medallion Book Award.

In 1966, his father made him associate pastor of the Harry MacArthur Memorial Bible Church. The church is presently called the Cavalry Bible Church. At the same time, Talbot Theological Seminary hired him as a member of their faculty. In 1969, John became the youngest pastor of the Grace Community Church, which is non-denominational and based in Sun Valley, California.

John has a radio and television program called Grace To You, which first broadcasted in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1977. Today, it is broadcasted daily in various parts of the world.

John MacArthur became the president of the Los Angeles Baptist College in 1985. The following year, he also became president of the Master’s Seminary.

In June 2011, John completed his goal of preaching the whole New Testament.

John MacArthur Net Worth

As of 2021, John MacArthur’s net worth is estimated to be around $20 million. The bulk of his revenues come from his position as the minister of Grace Community Church, a position that he has held since 1969. He also earns from the numerous books he has sold through the years and his speaking engagements.

Real Estate

John MacArthur still lives in the same house in Santa Clarita, California, that he has lived in since the 1980s. The home is now worth $1.5 million, sits on over two acres of land, and has five bedrooms and four baths. It also features a swimming pool and a tennis court.

In 1996, John acquired another house in California, which has three bedrooms and 2.5 baths. The location is next to a world-class golf course and close to the beach.

John’s largest home was acquired in 2007, located in Colorado Springs. The sprawling home has seven bedrooms and 7.5 baths.


John has been married to his wife, Patricia, since August 1963. They met while they were still in college, where John was also her Bible school teacher. They have four children named Nancy, Mark, Melinda, and Matt, who now have their own families, making John and Patricia proud grandparents to their 15 grandchildren.

John’s son Mark was involved in a controversy in 2020 when he was charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission for a $16 million investment scheme that he spearheaded. Mark MacArthur is the president of M2 Financial LCC.