Pastor Bartholomew Orr’s Net Worth, Age, Wife, & Children

Pastor Bartholomew Orr is the founding member as well as the Senior Pastor of Brown Missionary Baptist Church. He has served for over 3 decades in the church since 25th January 1989.

Pastor Bartholomew Orr’s Bio, Age, & Nationality

Pastor Bartholomew Orr was born on June 22, 1970, in the United States of America. He is 53 years old.

He has African-American roots and holds American citizenship. Apart from this, the verified information of his place of birth, date of birth, family background as well as parents and siblings are not known. 

Pastor Bartholomew Orr’s Net Worth and Salary

The estimated net worth of Pastor Bartholomew Orr is not revealed to the media portals however, the net worth of his son Bart Orr is reported to be around $100k-$1 million USD.


In regards to his academic credits, he earned his undergraduate degree from Christian Brothers University located in Memphis, TN in 1991. Later, in 2003 he got his Masters of Divinity degree from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary situated in Germantown, TN. 

In 2014, Pastor Bartholomew Orr received his Doctorate Degree from Union University in Ministry located in Jackson, TN. 

Moreover, he has effectively utilized his knowledge and passion in the training and empowerment of several other ministers. 

In addition to this, he is a humble honorable educated man who shares gospel knowledge with diverse audiences all over the world.

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Pastor Bartholomew Orr’s Wife, Children, and Family

Talking about his personal life, Pastor Bartholomew Orr has been in a sacred nuptial relationship for over 30 years. He was married in holy matrimony to his wife Valarie.

The couple is the parents of their four filial sons and six beautiful grandchildren. He is the father of successful music producer Bart Orr.

Their four sons are Bartholomew II, Valiant Bates, Bradford, and Brandon.

Pastor Bartholomew Orr with his son and grandchildren

Some news reports that he has a house in Southaven, MS, USA.


Just like Charles Nieman, Pastor Bartholomew Orr dedicated his life to the Lord from an early age and used to preach since he was 11 years old in 1981. 

A few years later, he got his preaching license in 1983 and was ordained in 1986. He then started his professional career as a Pastor dedicated to the Lord on January 25, 1989, after his pastoral election, and has been working actively for more than 30 years since. 

Furthermore, he is the founding member of Brown Missionary Baptist Church where he serves as the Senior Pastor and aspires to maintain a ‘family-like’ atmosphere in the church. Pastor Orr works diligently and as a result of his leadership, the church has acclaimed tremendous growth both spiritually as well as numerically. 

In addition to this, he is very detail-oriented and attentive to his congregation members who receive a yearly birthday call from their respected Senior Pastor.

He is currently on the board of Mission Increase. This non-profit organization aims to improve the community of Memphis.

Apart from this, since 2014, Pastor Orr has also been a member of Shepherding the Next Generation with his firm belief in educating the youth. His church facilitates numerous service projects, educational pathways, workshops, and fellowships aimed at the youth and deprived people. 

The Brown Missionary Baptist runs programs titled ‘GENTS’ for men and ‘GEMS’ for women. In addition to this, they also organize ‘The Brown Youth Initiative’ (BYYI) which provides exposure in terms of workplace ethics, employment skills as well and summer income for the youth of the organization.

He has traveled to many countries to preach gospel. Recently he traveled to Cameroon in September 2023.

His Books

He has written three books to date.

  • Outside the Box: Innovative Change for More Effective Ministry
  • ORRdinary Lessons: Seven Principles for an Extraordinary Life
  • Cancer-Us: It was me. Is it you?: Detect and Treat the Inner Agents that are Destroying You

Cancer-Us book was written by Dywuana M. Sykes and Dr. Batholomew Orr.

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