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Ravi Zacharias (Author) Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 21, 2020

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Short Biography

Ravi Zacharias was born on 26-03-1946 in Madras (now Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu), India. He is an Indian-born Canadian-American Writer, Author, Philosopher, Chairperson & Founder of RZIM (Ravi Zacharias International Ministries), a global team of speakers. He is also a Christian Apologetic.

Other Name: Frederick Antony Ravi Kumar Zacharias
Other Professions: Author Philosopher Chairperson Founder

Ravi Zacharias Complete Bio & Career

Ravi Zacharias was born in Chennai and relocated to Delhi with his family at a very young age. At the age of 17, he trieto commit suicide. While he was in hospital a Christian worker and asked his mother to read it to him. In 1966, Zacharias immigrated with his family to Canada, earning his undergraduate degree from the Ontario Bible College in 1972 and his M.Div. from Trinity International University. In 1990, he spent a two to three-month sabbatical at Ridley Hall, a Church of England theological school in Cambridge. After his graduation, he became a preacher with the Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada (C&MA). HE also went to Cambodia for preaching for a while. He has also been i nvite at various places to speak at the conferences. He foundehis international ministries headquarters in Toronto, Canada. After the fall of Berlin Wall in Germany, he was invited to speak in Moscow. He spoke with the student community there and became quite popukar among them.
He was a keynote lecturer among the evangelical community  and used to gives lectures frquently. He aslo visited various Universities and addressed students. He also penned down various books and most notable of them being The Lamb and The Fuhrer. He also started a non-profit organization named Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM). However, he has also been a subject of controversy on various occassions and in 2017, Christian Today made accquasitions against him that he has boasted his credentials more than what he actually offers. He was also accused of exchanging inappropriate emails and sexting with Canadian ministry supporter named Lori Anne Thompson. His faith in God was such that he with his words had won hearts of millions and was a renowned face.

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Ravi Zacharias was suffering from a rare and malignant spine cancer in his body since March 2020. He was on resting at his home place in Atlanta. He died at the age of 74 on 19-05-2020 (Tuesday) at his home, Atlanta, the United States.

DEATHDAY 19 May,2020 (Friday)
DEATH PLACE Atlanta, Georgia

Ravi Zacharias Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to an Anglican family in Madras and grew up in Delhi. His whole family shifted to Canada in 1966. On 7th May 1972, he married Margaret Reynolds. The couple is blessed with a son named Nathan Zacharias and two daughters named Naomi Zacharias, Sarah Zacharias Davis (Author & CEO of RZIM).

Ravi Zacharias (Author) Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More
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Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour White

Personal Info

Home Town Chennai
Nationality Canadian
Religion Christian
Address Toronto, Canada
School N/A
College Ontario Bible College, Ontario
Trinity International University, Deerfield
Qualification Post Graduate
Hobbies Reading and Writing Books
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
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Favorite Color Black
Favorite Sport Ice Hockey

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Ravi Zacharias

  • He had authored over 30 books that revolved around Christianity.
  • He attracted media attention when in 2004 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) opened its signature pulpit at the Salt Lake Tabernacle to him for a series of messages.
  • He republished his book The Lamb and The Fuhrer in the year 2014 which was an imaginary conversation between Adolf Hitler, Jesus Christ, and Dietrich Bonhoffer, as a graphic novel,

Ravi Zacharias Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Ravi Zacharias was 74 years 1 month & 24 days old age.