Born in a Christian home, the son of pastors and Márcio Renata Valadão, brother of Mariana and Ana Paula Valadão, André grew involved with family activities at the church. As a child accepted Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, now sang, played piano and wrote songs. He spent his teens traveling through Brazil on mission projects and outreach. At age 19, went to the United States, where he studied for two years at prestigious theological seminaries, through ministries such as Kenneth Hagin.
André Valadão, 35, is pastor - Voluntary - the Lagoinha Baptist Church (over 50,000 members) in Belo Horizonte (MG). Leads a meeting 12 years ago all the Tuesdays with loyal audience of six thousand people. It presenter of Faith program, broadcast daily at 22pm, the Super Television Network, of the Lagoinha Baptist Church. André Valadão is married to Cassie Montosa Valadão and father of the little boy Lorenzo.
Complete Source (Original in portuguese language): http://www.andrevaladao.com/2013/biografia/