Robertson's death was announced by the network that he spent his life turning into a global presence
He was best known for spearheading the success of the Christian Broadcasting Network and his role on 'The 700 Club'
The influential Christian media personality was also criticized for comments on other religion, the LGBTQ community and religion
Controversial televangelist Pat Robertson, who rose to fame by creating a religious broadcasting empire but was frequently criticized for his views on women, the LGBTQ community and other religions, has died at 93.
No cause of death was given.
Robertson was best known for his role on 'The 700 Club,' a variety news hour presented from a Christian perspective. Much of his commentary focused on his religious beliefs, though he would often wade into political commentary.