Aside from that Nigeria is the giant of Africa; it is also the harbor of many rich men of God. Also, church rats, of course, are no longer poor, as some of them feed even more than humans. Being a pastor nowadays no longer amounts to wearing a coat and shouting on the road, with an obvious sound of hunger. Pastors today are rich.
These rich pastors have in so many ways flaunted their wealth to the admiration and desperation of many. But a question that abounds nevertheless is who the richest pastors in Nigeria are?
List of Richest Pastors in Nigeria and Africa
Here in this article is who the richest pastors in Nigeria are. Follow me as we go down. These pastors are not only the richest pastors in Africa and Nigeria they are also amongst the richest pastors in the World in 2020.
PASTOR DAVID OYEDEPO – Net worth $180 million
Who is the Richest pastor in Nigeria?
The richest pastor in Nigeria today is no other than the founder of the Faith Tabernacle also known as Winners Chapel, Pastor David Oyedepo with net worth estimated around $180 million.
He was born on the 27th of September 1954. He is an author of many Christian books, a preacher, an architect, and a businessman.
He is married to Faith Abiola Oyedepo with whom he has four children. According to the Forbes list 2011, Pastor David Oyedepo’s net worth is $180 million.
David Oyedepo is the owner of Covenant University, Landmark University, and Faith Academy. He also owns the Dominion Publishing house.
PASTOR CHRIS OYAKHILOME- Net Worth: $70 million
Pastor Chris, as he is popularly known, is the founder of the Believers’ World Fellowship and the Christ Embassy Church. Pastor Chris’ estimated net worth to be $70 million.
He is also an author of Christian books, so he also makes money from his books. He has been tagged ‘Prosperity Preacher’ as he always urges his teeming congregation to pay tithes and sows seed in monetary terms.
His ministry has grounds in the United Kingdom and the United States. He also has a healing school in South Africa. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome has been connected to so many philanthropic ventures nevertheless.
PASTOR ENOCH ADEJARE ADEBOYE- Net Worth: $50 million
This is the ‘Daddy’ of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). E.A. Adeboye is the General Overseer of RCCG. His net worth is estimated to be $50 million.
His church ministry is one of the many churches in Nigeria that has experienced sporadic success. He has branches in every nook and cranny of the country. The church which he took over from Papa Akindayomi in 1981 today has so many schools, both tertiary and secondary.
PROPHET TEMITOPE BABATUNDE JOSHUA- Net Worth: $25 million
Popularly known as T. B Joshua, Temitope Babatunde Joshua is one of the richest pastors in Nigeria history. His estimated net worth is $25 million.
TB Joshua is the owner of the Synagogue Church of All Nations. He is known in many parts of Africa and around the world because of his largest Christian television network, Emmanuel TV.
TB Joshua also holds as an award as the Officer Order of the Niger, OFR. He was also a ton of social media followership and YouTube subscribers. He is one of the most influential pastors in Nigeria and Africa at large.
PASTOR MATTHEW ASHIMOLOWO- Net Worth: $20 million
Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo is the next on the line as one of the richest pastors in Nigeria. He is the well-known pastor of Kingsway International Christian Centre, simply known as KICC. His net worth is estimated to be $20 million.
Inasmuch as he earns so much money as a pastor, he earns bulk of his money from the sale of many christen books of his. Thus he is also a Christian author. He also owns a media company, Matthew Ashimolowo media.
His programs are aired in various countries: UK, USA, Nigeria, Ghana and so many others.
But you will agree with me that the wealthiest or richest pastors in Nigeria don’t necessarily have the richest churches in the world, check out our list of the richest churches in the world.
In conclusion, the above are the 5 richest Nigerian pastors now. Maybe your own ministry is springing up; should we expect you on this list soon? Also, who among them is your pastor?
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