Donnie Swaggart has been divorced two times. He was originally married to Debbie, but the couple divorced in 2003. Swaggart then married a woman named Judy, a five-time divorcée, in 2003, and they divorced in 2006. He later remarried his first wife.
Swaggart is the only son of Evangelist Jimmy Swaggart and is the co-pastor of the Family Worship Center Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Donnie Swaggart and Debbie have three children: Gabriel, Matthew and Jennifer. Swaggart was caught with prostitutes in 1988 and 1991. While the pastor was going through divorce, he was still preaching at the same time.