Pastor Mia Wright Biography
Many women approaching their 60s are losing their energy and fitness. For Pastor Mia Wright, energy is that of a 40-year-old woman. She is full of energy and life despite being 4 years shy of 60. Mia serves as the co-pastor at The Fountain of Praise Church in Texas. She is also the executive director of the metamorphosis conference, an organization that seeks to uplift women.
Pastor Mia Wright Age and Family
Pastor Mia is a Los Angeles native born on March 25, 1966. The 56-year-old gets her passion, hard work, and grit from her mother, Barbara Jackson, who raised her and her sibling as a single mother. Mia’s mother was also a famous backup singer to the late Ray Charles. As Mia grew up, she held on to Christian values as taught by her mother and grandfather.
The passion for Christianity would in the future lead her to her husband. She is married to Pastor Remus Wright. The couple is blessed with 6 children. Mia and Remus met at a gospel event held in Miami. By then Remus was a gospel singer and pastor at Post Oak Baptist Church. Mia wanted to get married but she never knew she would be married to a pastor. The couple became friends for three years, dated for one year, and married on 25th March.
Pastor Mia Wright Education
Mia is gifted in ambition and has a desire for achieving goals. One of her ambitions is defying social constructs about women. This ambition led her to relentlessly pursue education. She did a degree in Biology and Chemistry at the University of Texas. Mia later joined Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where she did a master of Divinity. Later, she went for Doctoral studies at the University of Southern California where she pursued organizational change and leadership.
Pastor Mia Wright Career and Ministry
After graduating from college, Mia joined Astra Zeneca Pharmaceutical and Merck Pharmaceuticals as a sales professional and training specialist. After her marriage to Pastor Remus, Mia focused on ministry work. From 1991 to 2022, the church has grown at a tremendous rate. Its members as of 2022 are close to 30,000 from 150 in 1991.
Mia has used the church platform to break barriers society had placed on women. She began preaching despite men discouraging women from preaching. Mia also wore pants, a form of breaking the rules society has set. Her influence on women grew leading her to create the Metamorphosis conference, an initiative aimed at helping women by providing inspirational experiences and opportunities to access resources for success. Pastor Mia and her team aim to spiritually empower women and offer practical applications.
Aside from pastoring at the Fountain of Praise, Mia is also a sought-after speaker. She has been invited to faith-based events and the business sector to encourage and uplift attendants. Mrs. Wright has spoken at schools, prisons, hotels, convention center halls, and many places around the world. She has also been a guest on Joni Show, Celebration, and The Greg Davis Show. One time, Mia served as the host of Joy in Our Town and Praise the Lord on TBN.
Pastor Mia Wright Fame, Fitness, Net worth, and Height
Pastor Mia is also a health and fitness enthusiast. The inspiration came after she saw a picture of herself in a swimsuit, which she never liked. From there, she decided to change her eating habits and start working out. For more than 10 years, Mia has been working out and maintaining her body, something that doesn’t come well with other church members.
Pastor Mia is a liberal in all forms. She is bold in expressing her passion for fashion and beauty. Although many church members don’t accept it, Mia argues that beauty is scriptural. This has earned her fame on Instagram where she has 17.2k followers flocking to her page for inspiration and fashion as well. Although she is liberal in some sense, Mia maintains dignity and respect for her body. She also stands at a height of 5 feet and 9 inches. Together with her husband, the couple has accumulated a lot of wealth and riches over the years. Their net worth could be approximately $50 million. Other female pastors doing well are Tiphani Montgomery, Jennifer Lucy Tyler, and Toni Collier