Harold Camping Wiki, Bio, Wife, Dead and Net Worth

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Harold Camping Wiki, Bio, Wife, Dead and Net Worth

Harold Egbert Camping is an American evangelist, a radio personality as well as an author of several books. He was born on the 19th of July, 1921 and died in the 15th of December, 2013; at the age of 92 years old. He was born in Boulder, Colorado, United States of America into a middle class family. He was born to a Dutch couple, who met in the US and got married later on. Both of his parents were believed to be very religious Christians and followed their ritual and culture strictly. His family was a regular and active member of the Christian Reformed Church, till 1988. Not much is known about his childhood and family, although he successfully completed his Bachelor’s degree and became a civil engineer, from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a Christian by religions, belongs to white ethnicity and is an American citizen by nationality.

Harold was not a very tall person, but had an average height. He measured about 180 cm, which is around 5 feet and 9 inches in height. He used to be a slim figure from his childhood and never put on any weight to change his physique. As a young person, he used to have long black hair, and his eyes were blue in color. When searched for his shirtless pictures on the media, there is only one picture where he has revealed his upper body, which may or may not be him. Regarding his personal life, it looks like his dating life wasn’t very active, or exciting. He wasn’t involved in many relationships and when searched for his girlfriend, not a single name has come up. He was however, a married man and hadn’t been divorced at the time of his death. Although his marriage came late in 1982 with his wife Shirley Vander Schuur, the couple had seven children between them. His lack of affairs had raised eyebrows on his sexuality, and many had considered him to be gay.

He started his radio career from 1958, and was the president of Family Radio in California. After suffering from a severe stroke that almost became the reason for his death, he retired from it in 2011 and then began camping for his prediction that the world was coming to an end, in 2011. He said that Jesus would return to earth in 21st of May, but had also forecasted a Judgment day early in 1994. He became very famous for his prediction and his campaign made a lot of money, and when the day passed, they said that the physical damage would come later and that a spiritual rapture had already begun. On the December of 2013, he was dead in a hospital after a severe heart condition.

In order to know more about him, you can read his biography that is available in sites like IMDb and Wikipedia. You can also stay close to his regular updates and activities, by following him in his social site accounts like Twitter and also check his pictures out in his official Instagram page. By 2015, his estimated net worth is about $75 million US dollars. You can also find his interviews on YouTube, and read his quotes in many websites too.