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Clayton King: Biography, Age, Family, Books, Ministry, & Net Worth

    Here is a complete biography of Clayton King, providing details of his childhood, age, family, educational background,  wife , children, career, Ministry, net worth etc. This article is designed to provide everything you need to know about Clayton King.

    Clayton King Biography :

    Clayton King is an American teaching Pastor at NewSpring Church South Carolina and the founder /president of Crossroads Camps and Conferences. He is an evangelist, professor and author.

    Clayton King Biography

    Clayton King was born in 1972 to a teenage mother. His mother was 15 years old when she gave birth to him.  Being unprepared for motherhood, Clayton King’s mother gave him up for adoption to a Southern Baptist couple, Joe and Jane who raised Clayton on a farm in rural South Carolina.

    Pastor Clayton King grew up in three denominations; his parents were Southern Baptist, his grandfather was Pentecostal and he attended a Presbyterian Christian school. Though he was raised in the church, he did not become a Christian until the age of fourteen. It was his parents example and the testimony of a converted drug-dealer at his school that eventually led him to faith in Christ.

    Clayton King Age

    Clayton King was born on the 27th November 1972. Accordingly, he will be clocking 50 years old on the 27th November 2022.

    Celebrating his 46th birthday on the 27th November 2018, Clayton took to Twitter to write:

    ”46 years ago today a scared 15 year old girl gave birth to me. She had no husband and no family to support or help her so she gave me up for adoption. Joe and Jane King took me in and made me their own. I am who I because of them”.


    King is a graduate of Hillcrest High in Simpsonville, where in 1988 he started a Christian group, the Solid Rock Club. He was chosen Outstanding Male Graduate of the Year at Gardner-Webb University in North Carolina in 1995, where he acquired a Bachelor’s degree in Ministry and Literature. He is also a graduate of Billy Graham Emerging Evangelist Institute.

    In addition, in 2012 the Anderson University awarded him an Honorary Doctorate of Humanities for his service and dedication to the Kingdom of God.

    The North Greenville University, also, awarded him an Honorary Doctorate of Humanities in 2015.

    Family Life (Wife and Children)

    Clayton King is happily married to Sharie King.

    Clayton King wife Sharie King
    Clayton King and wife Sharie King


    Their marriage is blessed with two boys, Joseph King and Jacob King. The family currently reside in Anderson, South Carolina.

    Clayton King children

    Clayton King Ministries

    King started preaching at the age of 15. He started preaching at schools, prisons and youth groups. Later in 1991, he began Clayton King Ministries and Crossroads Worldwide, a youth organization that partners with churches to provide youth mission opportunities.

    In the year 2000, he became the teaching pastor of the Newspring Church. In addition, he has been the campus pastor at Liberty University and he preaches at the University’s convocation and Spiritual Emphasis Week since 2005

    The Clayton King Ministries have been on for almost 3 decades and has been offering conferences, internships, camps, International missions in over 42 states in the United States and in over 40 Countries.

    Clayton King Ministries relocated from Gardner-Webb to Anderson University, where King holds the faculty position of distinguished professor of evangelism.

    Among other things, King is the headmaster of the Broad River Christian School since 2011, a home school he opened for his sons.


    In addition to being a pastor and evangelist, Clayton is a renowned author with many remarkable books to his credit. Some of the amazing books by Clayton include:

    1. 12 Questions To Ask Before You Marry
    2.  Overcome
    3. Reborn
    4. Stronger
    5. One Minute Prayer For Young Men
    6. Reverse
    7. Amazing Encounters With God
    8. True Love Project: How The Gospel Defines Your purity
    9. True Love Project: 40 Days of Purity For Guys
    10. True Love Project: 40 Days of Purity For Girls
    11. Dying To Live
    12. True Love Project: Teen Bible Study Book
    13. Journals of a Mad Man
    14. Love, Dating and other Insanities.

    Sermons by Evangelist Clayton King

    1. The Last And The Least
    2. Fight For Your Marriage
    3. Hurt, Hope And Healing
    4. A Life of Adventure
    5. Testify
    6. Tested Love
    7. When God Calls
    8. Don’t Waste Your Weakness
      Entrusted Legacy
      The Least of These

    Clayton King Net Worth

    The net worth of Clayton King has be been estimated to be at about $20 Million USD. His sources of income include his earnings as a pastors and sale of his books.

    Social Media

    You can follow King on the following social media platforms:

    Instagram: @clayton_king

    Twitter: @Clayton_King

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