|James Orsen Bakker ‡|
|Birth||January 2, 1940 in Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan "Muskegon, Michigan"|
|Father:||Raleigh Bakker (1906-1998)|
|Mother:||Furnia Lynette Irwin (1906-1998)|
|Wife:||Tamara Faye LaValley (1942-2007)|
|Wedding:||April 1, 1961|
|Wife (2):||Lori Beth Graham (?)|
James Orsen Bakker was born 2 January 1940 in Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan to Raleigh Bakker (1906-1998) and Furnia Lynette Irwin (1906-1998) and is now 70 years of age. James Orsen married Tamara Faye LaValley 1 April 1961 .
James Orsen Bakker is an American televangelist, a former Assemblies of God minister, and a former host (with his then-wife Tammy Faye Bakker) of The PTL Club, a popular evangelical Christian television program. A sex scandal led to his resignation from the ministry. Subsequent revelations of accounting fraud brought about his imprisonment and divorce and effectively ended his time in the larger public eye.
|Offspring of James Orsen Bakker and Tamara Faye LaValley (1942-2007)|
|Tammy Sue Bakker (1970)|
|Jamie Charles Bakker (1975)|