Ray Comfort Net Worth, Biography, Career (Updated)

The Christian evangelist Ray Comfort was born in 1949. He is best known for creating ‘Living Waters Publications’ and ‘The Way of the Master Ministries’. Besides that, he co-hosts a popular television show with renowned actor Kirk Cameron. He is a published author who has written more than 80 books and tracts. He is a well-known religious figure.

Christian Evangelist Ray Comfort Net Worth

Ray Comfort is a famous religious leader best known for his work in Christian evangelism. Besides that, he hosts a television show as well. He has an estimated net worth of $5.5 million as of 2021.

Net Worth$5.5 Million
Profession   Religious Leader
Source of IncomeReligious Leader
Country New Zealand
Age 72 Years
Place of BirthChristchurch
Date of birthDecember 5, 1949
SpouseSue Comfort
Children(s)Rachel Comfort, Jacob Comfort, Daniel Comfort

Early years

Ray Comfort was born on December 5, 1949 in Christchurch, New Zealand, and in spite of the fact that his parents are unknown; they put “Methodist” on his birth certificate to avoid a return to the Nazi ideals that prevailed after World War II.

The details of his youth and education are largely unknown. After graduating from high school, he joined the Calvary Chapel’s pastoral staff decades later before becoming famous.

Personal Life

Ray Comfort is married to Sue Comfort. The couple has three children, namely Rachael Comfort, Daniel Comfort and Jacob Comfort.

Source of income

Ray Comfort has a substantial net worth. His main source of income is his role as a religious leader. In addition to religion, he also earns such a high income through his bookstore channels. Additionally, he has a YouTube channel titled “Living Waters” featuring videos about the books, gospel, and the teachings of Jesus. With 885K subscribers and millions of views on some of the videos, this channel is thriving.


Ray Comfort began his career as a pastoral staff member at the non-denominational Calvary Chapel in Southern California in 1989. Kirk Cameron became an evangelist in mid-1990 after being persuaded by Ray Comfort. 

As part of their effort to teach the church how to preach the gospel of evangelical Christianity more effectively, they founded an organization called “The Way of the Master”. Comfort speaks at church services and evangelism seminars. Huntington Beach, California is another place where he preaches.

Furthermore, he hosts the television show ‘The Way of the Master’ in addition to his radio show ‘The Way of the Master’ with Kirk Cameron. On April 13, 2001, he debated Ron Barrier, the National Spokesperson of American Atheists, at the 27th National Convention of American Atheists in Orlando, Florida.

Several tracts and books have been published by Comfort. His 2009 book, ‘You Can Lead an Atheist to Evidence, But You Can’t Make Him Think’, became Amazon.com’s number one bestseller in the atheism and apologetics categories. He is also the author of World Religions in a Nutshell (2008), God Doesn’t Believe in Atheists (1993), Hitler, God and the Bible (2012), and many others.

The Huffington Post criticized him for comparing legalized abortion to the Holocaust in his documentary film ‘180: Changing the Heart of a Nation’ in 2011.

He also produced films such as Audacity (2015), The Secrets of Nostradamus Exposed (1995), 7 Reasons (2019), The Atheist Delusion (2016) and others.

Facts to know

He is known by the name Ray Comfort, although his full name is unknown. His wealth makes him one of the wealthiest religious leaders.