In the latest release of Forbes about the 20 richest pastors in the world, the name of about 7 Nigerian pastors was enlisted in the list. The likes of Pastor Adeboye, Bishop David Oyedepo
Out of the seven Bishop David Oyedepo, the founder and general overseer of Living Faith Church popularly called Winner’s Chapel, tops the list of the richest among every other Nigerian pastor, who happens to maintain the fifth position.
Pastor Edir Macedo, the founder of Universal church of the Kingdom of God which is in Brazil, made it to the top of the list as the overall richest man of God in the world.
Here are the full lists of the names:
- Edir Macedo [Net worth $1.1 billion] is the founder of Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, Brazil. He is the richest pastor in the world. Edir Macedo is also the founder of Grupo Record and Record News.
- Kenneth Copeland [Net worth $760 million] He is the founder and owner of Kenneth Copeland Ministries. His church is located on a 1,500 acre campus and the property has loads of structures.
- Pat Robertson [Net worth $500 million] Pat Robertson is an executive chairman, media tycoon, and a Southern Baptist minister. Robertson has amassed this wealth from setting up many corporations and organizations, and also a University.
- George Foreman [Net worth $250 million] He is a former professional boxer. He is a preacher at the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Houston.
- Bishop David Oyedepo [Net worth $150 million] He is a Nigerian preacher. He is the founder Living Faith Church Worldwide. Bishop David Oyedepo has two universities – Landmark and Covenant University. He happens to be the richest pastor in Nigeria and Africa. Papa as popularly called is very deep teacher of Faith and its mysteries.
- Pastor E.A Adeboye [$130 million] He is the general overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God. Baba is also a deep preacher of purity and holiness.
- Bishop Ayodele Oritsejafor [Net worth $120 million] He is one of the richest pastors in Nigeria. With additional investments in banking, real estate, transportation and also media.
- Prophet Uebert Angel [Net Worth $60 million] He is the founder of the Spirit Embassy Church.
- Chris Oyakhilome [Net Worth $50 million] He is the founder of Christ Embassy and his church boasts of up to 40,000 members; many of whom are reportedly politicians and entrepreneurs.
- Benny Hinn [Net worth $42 million] He runs a program tiled Miracle Crusade and the programs are usually held in big stadiums and command the attention of a lot of people throughout the world, he is also a deep teacher of the person of the Holy spirit.
- Joel Osteen [Net Worth $40 million] He is a pastor, televangelist and has also written a number of Christian books. The name of his church is Lakewood church Houston Texas.
- Pastor Tshifinwa Irene is a televangelist and her church is situated in Venda.
- Creflo Dollar [Net Worth $27 million] he is the senior pastor at World Changers Church International.
- Pastor Ray Macaulay is based in South Africa. The name of his church is Rhema Bible Church. He received his training in 1979 and he started his church afterwards with his family.
- Billy Graham [Net Worth $25 million] he is a very popular televangelist and preaches on many radio and television stations.
- Rick Warren [Net worth $25 million] is the founder of Saddleback Church Lake Forest California.
- Bishop T.D. Jakes [Net worth $18 million]. He produces movie and he is a preacher and a writer. His house reportedly costs up to $1,700,000.
- Prophet T.B. Joshua [Net worth $15 million] he is among the most controversial pastors in Nigeria and he is a philanthropist. The name of his church is Synagogue Church of All Nations.
- Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo [Net Worth $10 million] is the founder of Kingsway International Christian Center located in the United Kingdom.
- Juanita Bynum [Net worth $10 million] is an American televangelist, author, singer and actress.