As of 2014, Billy Graham is 96 years old. He was born on Nov. 7, 1918 in Charlotte, N.C. as William Franklin Graham Jr. to William and Morrow Graham.
Billy Graham was a Christian evangelist on television and radio for over 40 years. He began his career as a pastor at the First Baptist Church in Western Springs, Ill. After briefly working there, he joined the missionary group Youth for Christ and spoke to the youth of America and returning soldiers about God. Through his speaking engagements, his popularity grew. Throughout his life, he became a popular evangelist who spoke around the world about God and Christianity.