How Old Was Frances Swaggart When She Married Jimmy Swaggart?

Frances Anderson Swaggart was 15 years old when she married 17-year-old Jimmy Swaggart. As of 2015, they have one son, Donnie, who was named after Jimmy Swaggart’s brother who died as a baby. Frances Swaggart hosts the TV show “Frances and Friends” on the SonLife Broadcasting Network.

Swaggart is a Pentecostal pastor and televangelist. At the height of his career in the 1980s, his telecast reached more than 3,000 stations each week. However, a scandal caused the Assemblies of God to defrock him.

As of 2015, he is the leader of the Family Worship Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with his son. Frances was a fellow parishioner at the ministry of Jimmy’s father, which is where the two met. They married on October 10, 1952.