Who is the richest pastor in Africa today?
A pastor is regarded as an ordained leader of a Christian congregation. Pastors are popular figures in the societies for they have numbers of people that are always looking up to them for advice, prayer, help or some other caring aspects.
You need to know that pastors are servants and ministers of God, for they take instructions from God in order to enhance His works and by doing so, God can bless them in return with Riches or to have in abundance.
With God’s blessings upon these pastors, it is also not a bad thing for us to know the richest pastor and other rich pastors in Africa and how blessed they really are.
Who Is the Richest Pastor In Africa?
Bishop David Oyedepo is regarded as the richest pastor in Africa and has a net worth which has been estimated to be around 150 million U.S dollars.
Bishop David Oyedepo is the founder and as well the senior pastor of Living Faith Church, (worldwide) in which is also known as Winners Chapel.
Top 10 Richest Pastor In Africa
Do you want to know the top 10 richest pastors in Africa? Well, a list of the top richest African pastors is examined below.
1. BISHOP DAVID OYEDEPO (150 MILLION U.S DOLLARS)
Bishop David Oyedepo who started his ministry in 1981 is regarded as Africa’s richest pastor and the richest pastor in Nigeria.
He is the founder of Living Faith World outreach ministry. Bishop David Oyedepo is a Nigerian whose ministry is popular and very successful, especially in Nigeria.
Bishop David Oyedepo is the chairman and publisher of Dominion publishing house. He as well owns 3 universities in Nigeria and also some prosperous secondary schools.
Bishop David Oyedepo is the wealthiest pastor in Africa, for his net worth has been estimated to be around 150 million U.S dollars.
2. PASTOR ENOCH ADEBOYE (130 MILLION U.S DOLLARS)
Pastor Enoch Adeboye is the second richest pastor in Africa. Pastor Enoch Adeboye is a Nigerian pastor who is seen as the General overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).
Pastor Enoch Adeboye has successfully formed a lot of RCCG branches across over 180 countries in the world.
He is a kind of man with a humble and simple lifestyle, for he probably doesn’t even have interest in being the second richest pastor in Africa.
He also has global fellowship of over 5 million, including Nigeria. His church is one of the most popular churches in Nigeria and majority of Nigerian citizens can identify him as the lead of The Redeem Christian Church of God.
Pastor Enoch Adeboye is identified as one of the richest African pastors, for his net worth has been estimated to be around 120 million U.S dollars.
3. BISHOP AYODELE ORITSEJAFOR (120 MILLION U.S DOLLARS)
Bishop Ayodele Orisejafor is the third richest pastor in Africa. Bishop Ayodele Orisejafor is the senior pastor of Word of Life Bible Church, located in Warri, Nigeria.
He has other investments which he is into, investments like Real Estate, Banking Media and Transportation.
In 2010, he was elected as the president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), a body of all Christians in Nigeria.
Before Bishop Ayodele Oritsejafor became the pastor of Word of Life Bible church, he enrolled at a bible school called All Nations for Christ Bible Institute, located in Benin City, Nigeria and which after the completion of his bible school, he founded the Word of Life Bible Church in 1987.
Also, he became the National President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) in 2005 and he held his post successfully for 5 years.
As seen on this list, Bishop Ayodele Oritsejafor is the third richest pastor in Africa, for his net worth has been estimated to be around 120 million Dollars.
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4. PASTOR CHRIS OYAKHILOME (50 MILLION DOLLARS)
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome was born in Edo state, Nigeria. He is the founder of Believers Love World International Alias Chris Embassy and as well its president.
His Christ Embassy started while he was in university and was called Believers Love World Fellowship in which was already turned in to a successful global entity.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is regarded as the fourth richest pastor in Africa, for his net worth is valued around 50 million U.S dollars.
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He is also has businesses like Newspapers, magazines, industries, real estate, hotels and some love world music record labels.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome became very popular due to his healing and miracle performances.
5. PASTOR RAY MCCAULAY (28 MILLION U.S DOLLARS)
Pastor Ray McCauley is the senior pastor of Rhema Bible church located in South Africa. He is seen on this list as the fifth richest pastor in Africa.
Pastor Ray McCauley is also the president of the International Federation of Christian Churches (IFCC) and the co- chair of the National Interfaith Council of South Africa (NICSA).
He attended a bible college at Rhema Bible Training Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma and returned to South Africa.
He led his first with the assistance of his parents which only about 15 people used to attend his church back then but now, he has a congregation of over 40,000.
Pastor McCauley is qualified to be the fifth richest pastor in Africa on this list, for his net worth has been estimated to be around 28 million U.S dollars.
More of the Richest African Pastors
The list still continues; here are 5 more richest pastors in Africa
6. PASTOR UBERT ANGEL (25 MILLION U.S DOLLARS)
Prophet Ubert Mudzanire Angel is seen on this list and classified as the sixth richest pastor in Africa with a net worth valued to be around 25 million U.S dollars.
He is the founder of Spirit Embassy, a Pentecostal Ministry in United Kingdom which was later re-branded to Good News Church in 2015.
Prophet Ubert Angel was born in Masvingo, Zimbabwe but his nationality is that of British, for it is where his church was founded.
He is a televangelist and also a business man. He is the founder of The Angel Organization which is the parent company for his different business interests and some of these businesses are Brits Bank and Atom Mobile.
Prophet Ubert Angel has involved in charity works for he helps poor families by providing foo, money, materials, scholarships and tuition fees in which has helped a lot of students to achieve their dreams.
7. PASTOR T.B JOSHUA (15 MILLION U.S DOLLARS)
Pastor T.B Joshua can be classified as the seventh richest pastor in Africa. Pastor T.B Joshua is a Nigerian whose church is referred to as “The Synagogue Church of All Nations”, located in Lagos, Nigeria. He is the founder and the leader of the church as well.
Pastor T.B Joshua’s church (synagogue church of all Nations) is really a success for his name because the church is very popular in Nigeria and Africa as it is.
He is a televangelist and a philanthropist who enjoys giving out to people. Pastor T.B Joshua is seen as one of the most influential people in Africa. His TV called “Emmanuel TV” is the biggest Christian satellite television in Africa.
Pastor T.B Joshua is one of the richest pastors in Africa, for his net worth is valued around 15 million U.S dollars.
8. PASTOR MATTHEW ASHIMOLOWO (10 MILLION U.S DOLLARS)
Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo is the eighth richest pastor in Africa as seen on this list, for his net worth has been estimated to be around 10 million U.S dollars.
Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo is the founder of Kingsway international Christian Center, London. He moved from Nigeria to London in 1992 upon the request of his mission work in his former church called Four Square Gospel Church.
His church is seen as the largest Pentecostal congregation in London as it is. Pastor Ashimolowo was once a Muslim but converted into a Christian at the age of 20.
Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo writes Christian books and he is as well a great teacher of the word of God.
9. PASTOR CHRIS OKOTIE (10 MILLION U.S DOLLARS)
Pastor Chris Okotie is seen on this list as the ninth richest pastor in Africa. He is a Nigerian who was a pop musician in the past and later became a man of God.
He is the founder of Household of God Church in Lagos, Nigeria. His church and most of his church branches are very good looking.
Pastor Chris Okotie is a televangelist who graduated from university of Nigeria at Nsukka. He also attended a fellowship school called “Grace Fellowship Bible School” in which he got his necessary training to establish and hold his church.
Pastor Chris Okotie is regarded as the ninth richest pastors in Africa, for his net worth has been estimated to be around 10 million U.S dollars.
10. PASTOR WILLIAM KUMUYI (10 MILLION U.S DOLLARS)
Pastor William Folorunsho Kumuyi is the last richest pastor in Africa on this list.
Pastor William Folorunsho Kumuyi is the founder and General Superintendent of Deeper Life Ministry which is situated along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Nigeria.
He was born in Erin-Ijesha, Osun State, Nigeria. Also, he was named as one of the most powerful people on planet in 2003.
Pastor William Folorunsho Kumuyi is ranked as the tenth richest pastor in Africa as seen on this list, for his net worth has been estimated to be around 10 million U.S dollars.
Who Is the Richest Pastor in the World Today?
According to Forbes, the richest pastor in the world goes to Bishop David Oyedepo with a net worth valued at 150 million U.S Dollars.
Bishop David Oyedepo is the founder and General overseer of Living Faith Church which is generally called Winner’s chapel.
He owns three different universities in Nigeria and which they are; Land Mark University, Covenant university and Crown university.
Bishop David oyedepo is also regarded as the most richest pastor in Africa. His other lines of investments are secondary schools, residential apartments, shopping malls and some other cool money making investments.
The Top 10 Richest Pastor In Africa (Summary).
I need you to know that the world’s richest pastor does not have the richest church.
After seeing the list of the richest pastors in Africa, are you thinking of becoming one? If yes, then you need to wait for God’s call before you proceed.
God can bless you too like these pastors in any area you find yourself, you don’t even have to be a pastor before you become a wealthy.
Just make sure you know exactly what God wants you to do. What did you think of the richest pastors in Africa? Kindly leave a comment below.