Hugh Marjoe Ross Gortner is an American actor and former evangelist preacher. He has starred in Academy award winner for best documentary film Marjoe which is about the lucrative business of Pentecostal preaching. He originally gained public attention during the late 1940s when his parents masterminded him to be appointed as an evangelist at age four, because of his uncommon talking capacity. He was the most youthful known in that position and as a young fellow, he lectured on the recovery circuit and brought celebrities to the restoration development.
Born Hugh Marjoe Ross Gortner on 14th January 1944 in Long Beach, California, he belongs to white ethnicity and his birth sign is Capricorn.
Marjoe is the eldest son of third-generation Christian evangelical minister Vernon Gortner and Marge Gortner. He also has a younger brother Vernon Gortner.
As for his education, he has been practicing preaching along with his dad and mom throughout his childhood. His mother introduced him as a preacher and is notable for his success as a child.
As of 2019, actor Marjoe Gortner is single. Previously he was married to actress Candy Clark in 1978. The couple lives together for one year and got divorced in 1979.
Previously, he was married to Agnes Benjamin in 1971. Agnes also appeared in his documentary Marjoe. The couple lives together for a couple of years.
The couple got divorced after living together for many years with mutual understanding.
As of 2019, American actor and preacher Marjoe Gortner has an estimated net worth $5 million. He earned his net worth from his career as an actor.
The major source of his income comes from his career as an actor and preacher. He had done various movies and an award-winning documentary. His movie Earthquake earned $85 million in the box office with a budget of $7 million.
Marjoe worked as a preacher from an early age because of his extraordinary speaking ability and he was the youngest preacher and worked for many years. Later, he experienced a crisis of conscience about his double life and decided to use his talent in acting or in singing.
He first appeared in a documentary Marjoe which also won the 1972 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. Later in 1974, he appeared in the television movie Pray for the Wildcats.
He got success and recognition from the movie Earthquake which also became a box office success movie.
From 1972 to 1995 he has done only a few movies, series, and documentary. His last final film Wild Bill came in 1995, then after he retired from the Hollywood film industry.
Marjoe is an American actor and former evangelist preacher.
His name is combined of two biblical names Mary and Joseph.
Marjoe stands at the height of 6 feet 2 inches or 188 cm.
As of 2019, he has estimated net worth of $5 million from his career.
As of 2019, he is single. Previously, he was married to actress Candy Clark.