Raphael Warnock Net‌ ‌Worth And Income Sources

Senator Raphael Warnock Net Worth, Investment and Assets 

Senator Warnock is an American pastor and politician. The senator’s main source of income right now is his salary from the US Senate. However, he has worked as a pastor in several different churches in the US. He has also accumulated money from that profession. 

Senator Raphael Warnock’s net worth is $555,000-$1.3 million estimated based on his federal election financial form and the latest news[1].

Raphael Warnock Net‌ ‌Worth: casting his ballot in the Atlanta mayoral run.  Credit: Instagram @raphaelwarnock

Senator Income Overview

His main source of income that has been recorded is from his salary as a US Senator. Typically this salary is $174,000 annually[2]. 

However, he has also accumulated some wealth from his time as a pastor. 

Income Source 1: Salary as a United States Senator + Pastor

As a new senator from Georgia since 2021, he hasn’t received a great amount of money from the Senate.

However, his financial disclosures have shown that he received an annual salary of $275,000 from his ministry, the Ebenezer Baptist Church[3]. 

Raphael Warnock net worth: Selfie at the White House to sign the Bipartisan infrastructure bill.  Credit: Instagram @raphaelwarnock

Income Source 2: Speaking Fees

According to the financial disclosure he filed with the United States Senate, Warnock has earned close to $55,000 in speaking fees while he was serving as a pastor[4]. 

Raphael Warnock net worth: President Jimmy Carter’s endorsement helped.  Credit: Instagram @raphaelwarnock

Early Life and Career

Senator Warnock was born in Savannah Georgia on July 23, 1969. He grew up in Kayton Homes public housing community as the 11th of 12 children of Verlene and Jonathan Warnock[5]. His parents were both Pentecostal pastors[6].

His father served in the US Army during World War II [7]. There, his father also learned automobile mechanics and welding. There, he opened a small car restoration business to restore old cars for resale[8]. 

The young Warnock graduated from Sol. C. Johnson High School[9]. He wanted to follow in the footsteps of Martin Luther King Jr., and so attended Morehouse College[10]. He graduated cum laude in 1991 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology[11]. 

He enrolled in early college courses through Savannah State University[12]. He also earned a Master’s Degree of Divinity, Master’s Degree in Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy from Columbia University’s school of Union Theological Seminary[13]. 

He also worked in a religious capacity before and after graduation. He served as a youth pastor and assistant pastor at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York[14]. He was also a senior pastor at a community church in Baltimore, Maryland[15]. 

He also became a senior pastor at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia in 2005[16]. This is Martin Luther King, Jr.s former congregation. In July of 2020, he presided at Representative John Lewis’ funeral at the Church[17].

Political Career

He first came to political prominence in Georgia when he organized a sit-in at Georgia State Capitol[18]. He pressed state legislators to accept the expansion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. He was arrested with other leaders.

In 2015, he opted not to run for the United States Senate Seat held by Johnny Isakson for the Democratic Party. 

Warnock chaired the New Georgia Project from 2017 to 2020 to increase voter registration[19]. He supported the expansion of the Affordable Care Act[20]. 

In January 2020, Warnock decided to run in the 2020 US senate election against billionaire Kelly Loeffler. He was endorsed by Chuck Schumer, Cory Booker, and Kirsten Gillibrand among others (see FAQ). He defeated Loeffler by 51% of the vote. 

He has announced that he will run again in 2022 for a full term[21]. 


He became the fifth, and youngest person to serve at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta[22], Georgia as a senior pastor since its founding. He continues to be the senior pastor while serving in the Senate. 

He then became the first Black Senator from Georgia[23].

Don’t forget he won the Senate seat from billionaire Kelly Loeffler.


While he was at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York, the Church controversially hosted Fidel Castro on October 22, 1995. However, there’s no evidence that the decision involved him. During his 2020-2021 campaign for the United States Senate Special Election, the campaign refused to say whether he attended the event or not[24]. 

While at the Douglas Memorial Community Church, he and an assistant minister were arrested[25]. They were charged with obstructing a police investigation into child abuse at a summer camp. The camp was run by Warnock’s Church. Warnock was called “extremely uncooperative and disruptive” by the police. 

Raphael Warnock net worth: celebrating Thanksgiving with his mother in Savannah, Georgia.  Credit: Instagram @raphaelwarnock

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Legal Name/Birth NameRaphael Gamaliel Warnock
Raphael Warnock
Net Worth
$555,000-$1.3 million
Source of WealthUS Democrat Senator for the State of Georgia
Date of BirthJuly 23, 1969
Place of Birth Savannah, Georgia, US
Nationality American
Height193 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Senator Raphael Warnock Family
Marital StatusDivorced
Partner/SpouseOulèye Ndoye (m. 2016, div. 2020)
Names of ChildrenRichard Jr. and Claude Nevin

Frequently Asked Questions

Who Did Senator Warnock Win His Senate Seat With?

The senator won his seat with Jon Ossoff who now occupies the second United States Senate Seat in Georgia. 

How Old is Senator Warnock?

Born on July 23, 1969 – 52 years old as of now. 

Is senator Warnock Married?

Senator Warnock was married to Oulèye Ndoye for 4 years (2016-2020)[26].  

How can I Contact Senator Warnock?

You can contact Senator Warnock using his official E-mail or using a contact form on his Senate Webpage [27]. 

Who endorsed Senator Warnock?

Several Democratic leaders including Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand, Chris Murphy, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren, and also former presidents including Barack Obama and Jimmy Carter.  


[1] https://tennesseestar.com/2021/01/05/raphael-warnock-hit-with-multiple-tax-liens-after-failing-to-pay-his-trash-bills/

[2] https://www.senate.gov/senators/SenateSalariesSince1789.htm

[3] https://sec.report/Senate-Stock-Disclosures/Warnock/Raphael

[4] https://totaalliverpool.com/d9ly3/oipblyx1.php?rfzsr=raphael-warnock-salary-at-ebenezer

[5] https://warnockforgeorgia.com/about/

[6] https://edition.cnn.com/2020/12/20/politics/raphael-warnock-father-blake/index.html

[7] https://commondefense.us/endorsements/raphael-warnock/

[8] https://twitter.com/reverendwarnock/status/1330331414605295616?lang=en

[9] https://www.senate.gov/senators/117thCongress/warnock-raphael.htm

[10] https://morehouse.edu/about/founders-day/a-candle-in-the-dark-gala/raphael-warnock/

[11] https://www.ebenezeratl.org/our-pastor/

[12] https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news/education_career/may-4—sen-raphael-warnock-chairman-ellis-to-address-savannah-state-university-graduates/article_ca9b9a64-ac2e-11eb-9448-fb19d2d63de5.html

[13] https://utsnyc.edu/union-medal-warnock/

[14] https://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/politics/2021/01/08/warnock-got-his-start-in-new-york-city

[15] https://www.wmar2news.com/news/local-news/raphael-warnock-once-served-as-pastor-of-douglas-memorial-community-church-in-baltimore

[16] https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/30/us/raphael-warnock-ebenezer-baptist-georgia-senate.html

[17] https://www.11alive.com/article/life/people/john-lewis/john-lewis-funeral-raphael-warnock-opening-remarks/85-9f66ab63-c377-4416-b31b-65e5f88be979

[18] https://www.ajc.com/news/arrests-follow-protests-state-capitol/EOf7FofLcwS6OKQ9i0OQzO/

[19] https://www.ajc.com/politics/election-board-investigates-warnock-and-new-georgia-project/V4YRQNRIRVENTI4GVH2OY5SNQY/

[20] https://warnockforgeorgia.com/issues/healthcare/

[21] https://apnews.com/article/entertainment-georgia-campaigns-atlanta-senate-elections-c3a1798d9781b03cb424f120275898e4

[22] https://www.uvi.edu/virtualcommencement/raphael-warnock.html

[23] https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jan/06/raphael-warnock-first-black-senator-from-georgia

[24] https://www.statesman.com/story/news/politics/elections/2020/11/16/fact-check-did-georgia-senate-hopeful-welcome-fidel-castro-to-his-church/43158525/

[25] https://nypost.com/2020/12/28/warnock-church-camper-opens-up-about-camp-abuse/

[26] https://www.the-sun.com/news/2087764/who-raphael-warnock-ex-wife-ouleye-ndoye/

[27] https://contactsenators.com/georgia/raphael-warnock

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