Pastors play important roles in our spiritual lives. They bridge the gap between us and God and therefore lead us closer to Him. Some pastors are so powerful, that through the power of God they perform miracles that alleviate people of their worries.
As they perform these daunting duties of theirs, some of these Pastors have been immensely blessed by God through their congregations.
These pastors are now so rich that their net worth runs into hundreds and tens of million dollars. Some acquire privet jets and many luxurious properties, while they have only a trace of philanthropic ventures. In this article, you learn the top 10 richest pastors in the world.
Who is the Richest Pastor in the World?
According to Buzznigeria.com, Bishop David Oyedepo is the richest pastor and Gospel preacher in the world in 2020 with an estimated net worth of around $150 Million
1. BISHOP DAVID OYEDEPO – Net worth: $150 Million (Nigeria)
Bishop David Oyededpo of Nigeria, the founder of Winner’s Chapel is the richest pastor in the world. His net worth is estimated to be $150 million.
David Olaniyi Oyedepo is the founder of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, which is also known as Winner’s Chapel International. As he is vigorously a preacher, he is also an author of many Christian books, a businessman and an architect.
The Winner’s Chapel International is networked in over 300 cities, in all the states in Nigeria, in 45 African countries, in Dubai, the United States and the United Kingdom. He is also the owner and chancellor of Covenant University and Landmark University.
2. ENOCH ADEBOYE – Net worth: $55 Million (Nigeria)
Enoch Adejare Adeboye is another Nigeria pastor that made it to the list of the richest gospel preachers in the world. He was born on the 2nd of March 1942 in the present day Osun State. He is the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), a position he has occupied in 1981.
The Redeemed Christian Church of God has branches in over 196 countries around the globe and up to 14, 000, 000 branches in Nigeria alone. E.A Adeboye also works as a part-time lecturer at the University of Ilorin. However, E.A Adeboye’s net worth is estimated to be $55 million.
3. BENNY HINN – Net worth: $42 Million (United States)
Toufik Benedictus, now called Benny Hinn is an Isreali televangelist ranking as well as one of the richest pastors and preachers in the world. Benny Hinn is both a preacher and an author; he has published many books that sold internationally.
Benny Hinn is well known for his regular “Miracle Crusades” which is a revival meeting or faith healing summits held in a large stadium. The net worth of this American based televangelist is about $52 million. Some philanthropic activities have been related to Benny Hinn too and.
4. CHRIS OYAKHILOME – Net worth: $50 Million (Nigeria)
Chris Oyakhilome is a Nigerian pastor, the founder and the President of the LoveWorld Incorporated, which is also known as Christ Embassy. He was born on the 7th of December and he hails from Edo State Nigeria.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome has a net worth estimated to be $50 million. He is an author of many Christian books. His church is also spread all over the world in places like South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United State. The headquarters of Christ Embassy is in Lagos Nigeria.
5. CREFLO DOLLAR – Net worth: $27 Million (United States)
Another pastor on the list as one of the top 10 richest pastors in the world is Creflo Dollar. Creflo Dollar is an American pastor, a televangelist and the founder of the non-denominational Pentecostal church, World Changers Church International. The church is based in College Park, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta USA.
Creflo Dollar is known to be a prosperity gospel preacher and he, therefore, owns many expensive properties like Rolls Royce, private jet and millions of dollar worth home. His net worth is estimated to be around $27 million.
6. KENNETH COPELAND – Net worth: $25 Million (United States)
Kenneth Copeland is an American televangelist and author. He is associated with the Charismatic Movement and therefore runs the Tarrant County, Texas-based his ministry called the Kenneth Copeland Ministries (KCM). The KCM has a motto that runs thus: “Jesus is Lord” a verse from Romans 10:9.
Kenneth Copeland property was rated in 2008 to worth $554, 160 by Tarrant Appraisal District. These properties include the radio and television stations and other physical assets of the Ministry. Today, Kenneth Copeland is estimated to have a net worth of about $26.5 million.
7. LATE BILLY GRAHAM – Net worth: $25 Million (United States)
Although he is late, his net worth is still high above many others. Late Billy Graham was an American Evangelist, an ordained Southern Baptist minister. Billy Graham’s popularity had been since the late 1940s and he is placed as one of the most influential Christian Leader of the 20th century.
Billy Graham died on the 21st of February 2018 at the age of 99. He was worth $25 million, a point his net worth still maintains till date. Billy Graham organized many public crusades that drew a crowd. As his popularity grew, his financial worth also increased.
8. BISHOP T.D JAKES – Net worth: $18 Million (United States)
Thomas Dexter Jakes Sr. of The Potter’s House makes it second on our list of the top 10 richest pastors in the world. He is a pastor, author, and filmmaker. Pastor T.D Jakes has a net worth estimated to be $147 million.
The Potter’s House, a non-denominational Pentecostal church based in Dallas, Texas USA has over 30, 000 members. T.D Jakes has acted and produced so many films, written many books and produced some songs too. Bishop Jakes has received so many awards and recognitions for this pastoral and entrepreneurship engagements.
9. TB JOSHUA – Net worth: $15 Million (Nigeria)
The 9th richest pastor in the world is Temitope Balogun Joshua, popularly known in the abbreviated form of his name, T.B Joshua. T.B Joshua is a Nigeria pastor and televangelist and philanthropist. He is the founder and leader of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN). This religious organization also runs the Emmanuel TV, a television channel through which the evangelism of T.B Joshua is aired.
T.B Joshua was born on 12 June, 1963 in Arigidi Nigeria. He is married to Evelyn Joshua and according to Forbes, T.B Joshua has a net worth of $15 million.
10. JOSEPH PRINCE – Net worth: $5 Million (Singapore)
Born on the 15th of May, 1963 in Singapore, Joseph Prince is the 10th richest pastors in the world. He is a televangelist and the senior pastor of New Creation Church which is based in Singapore.
Joseph’s father was a Sikh priest and of Indian origin, but his mother was a Chinese. He studied at the Commonwealth Secondary school and later completed his A Level certificate at Our Lady of Lourdes School.
Today, Prince’s television programme, Destined to Reign is broadcast in more than 150 countries across the globe. He is also a publisher of many Christian books, CDs and DVDs. The net worth of Joseph Prince is estimated to be $5 million.
We have come to a point I believe you have learnt the top 10 richest pastors in the world. Now the argument can be settled and the air still. Do not hesitate to ask your question, if you have any. We will also appreciate your contribution; simply make use of the comment section.
- Tom Holland Net Worth 2020
- 50 Most Influential Women in Africa in 2020
- Top 5 Richest Catholic Priests in Nigeria
- Top 10 Richest Fuji Musicians in Nigeria and Net Worth (2020)
- Top 20 Richest Fuji Musicians in Nigeria
- Ceeza Milli Biography: Age, Net Worth, Songs, Record Label
- Who is Kunle Soname?