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Joni Eareckson Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Joni Tada Eareckson
Place Of Birth
Baltimore, USA
74 years old
Birth Date
October 15 1949

Joni Eareckson Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Net Worth
Current Partner
Ken Tada
Lindy Eareckson, John Eareckson
Linda Eareckson, Jay Eareckson, Kathy Eareckson

About Joni Eareckson Tada 

Joni defeated cancer twice!

Have you read 'All God's Children: Ministry To The Disabled'? Joni co-wrote the book with Gene Newman.

Joni Eareckson Tada is a renowned evangelical writer, artist, radio personality, singer, as well as a disability rights advocate. Born and brought up in Baltimore, Maryland, Joni's life has been portrayed in documentaries, books, and music albums.

Joni Eareckson Tada Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Joni Eareckson Tada's net worth?

The net worth of Joni Eareckson Tada $1-5 million.

How much does Joni Eareckson Tada earn per year?

Details about annual income of Joni remain undisclosed as of October 2022.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Joni Eareckson Tada?

Joni Eareckson stands 5 ft 3 in (164 cm) tall.

How old is Joni Eareckson Tada?

Joni Eareckson Tada is 73 years old as of October 2022.

Childhood And Education

On October 15, 1949, Joni Eareckson was welcomed by Lindy and John Eareckson in Baltimore, Maryland.

Joni was highly active in her early life, participating in numerous sports. July 30, 1967, was a huge turning point as Joni, at 17, suffered a major diving accident at the Chesapeake Bay. The diving accident not only paralyzed her as a person with quadriplegia but also exposed her to depression, anxiety, religious doubts, and negative thoughts. At the same time, she went through emotional rehabilitation for two years. She became wheelchair-bound and couldn't move her arms or legs. Despite all the shortcomings, the Christian author received several degrees from multiple colleges.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Joni Eareckson Tada's partner?

Joni Eareckson Tada has been happily married to Ken Tada since 1982, residing in Calabasas, California, as of October 2022.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Joni Eareckson Tada's popularity increased drastically with the TV series titled 'Joni And Friends', which aired from 2007 to 2009. In 1976, she published her autobiography called 'Joni: The Unforgettable Story Of A Young Woman's Struggle Against Quadriplegia & Depression', which turned out to be an international bestseller. It has been translated into different languages. 'Joni' was also made into a drama film in 1980. Joni's second book, named 'A Step Further', got published in 1978. The evangelical writer has produced more than 48 books to date.

Joni's articles have been printed in different magazines and newspapers, including 'The War Cry', 'Christianity Today', and 'Today's Christian Woman'. She also made appearances on the talk show 'Larry King Live'. Her albums include 'Lord Of Love' and 'Joni's Song'.

Charity Work

Joni Eareckson Tada founded a Christian foundation named 'Joni And Friends' that supports people with disabilities, particularly their spiritual needs.

What awards has Joni Eareckson Tada won?

Joni Eareckson Tada has been honored with several accolades. The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association offered her the ECPA Gold Medallion Lifetime Achievement Award.

Joni Eareckson Tada's Hobbies And Interests

Inspired by her athletic father, Joni Eareckson Tada developed an interest in horse riding, tennis, swimming, and hiking.

Other Interesting Joni Eareckson Tada Facts And Trivia

  • Joni Eareckson derived her name from John, her father.
  • Joni's zodiac sign is Libra.

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