Africa is a land of many possibilities for people who avail themselves to use it. This post contains the top 10 richest pastors in Africa, majority of the richest pastors in Africa originate from a sub-Saharan country called Nigeria.
Who is a pastor?- A pastor is a religious figure responsible for overseeing various activities of the members of his religious group, in Christianity, a pastor is seen as a leader who is the divinely ordained by God with the duty of providing quality guidance and support to his congregation. Gone are days when poor people are assumed to be pastors. the list below shows top 10 richest pastors in Africa.
1. Bishop David Oyedepo – 150 million dollars
Bishop David Oyedepo is the founder of the living faith church also known as winners chapel. He’s an architect by profession and the richest pastor in Africa his ministry started in 1981 and has become the largest church in the continent. his church is a pretty 530 cars piece of land called Canaan land.
2. Pastor E.A Adeboye – 130 million dollars
Pastel Enoch Adeboye is the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian church of God worldwide he’s the second richest pastor in Africa his net worth which is about 130 million dollars all day as a pastor of the Redeemed Christian church of God in 1977 and became the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian church of God in 1981.
3. Bishop Ayodele Oritsejafor – 120 million dollars
Bishop Ayodele Oritesejafor who is popularly known as Ayo Oristsejafor is the founding pastor and senior pastor of the world of life bible church which is located in Warri delta state. He is married to Helen Oritsejafor since 1997 and has a total of 3 children. His net worth is about 120 million US dollars.
4. Chris Oyakhilome – 50 million dollars
Pastor Oyakhilome is a Nigerian Christian minister and president of the believers love world incorporated, which is also known as Christ embassy. He has a total of 2 children Sharon Oyakhilome and clarlyn Oyakhilome. His net worth is about 50 million dollars.
He has businesses which cut across various industries such as real estate, hotels, record labels and magazines his church members and also known to the powerful entrepreneurs.
5. Pastor Tshifinwa Irene – 42 million dollars
Pastor Tshifinwa Irene is the founder of the Divine Truth Word Restoration service for world peace by Jesus Christ. She is well known for her powerful deliverance action how to cast out demons from people of all ages including young children are pleaded with demons and witchcraft spells you may often see how a bachelor’s program is all the popular cable network DSTV. Her net worth is about 42 million dollars making her one of the richest pastors in the world and in Africa
6. Pastor Ray Macaulay – 28 million dollars
Pastor Ray Macaulay a prominent South African pastor happens to make the 6th Richest pastor in Africa with a network of about 28 million dollars. Born October 1st 1949, He is the founder of Rhema Bible church and the president of the international federation of Christian churches.
7. Prophet Uebert Angel – 25 million dollars
Prophet Uerbert Angel made the list of the top richest pastors in Africa with a net worth of about 25 million dollars, He is the founder of a Pentecostal ministry in Zimbabwe called the spirit Embassy in 2007 which later rebranded in 2015 as the Goodnews Church. He is reportedly seen travelling on helicopters preaching that God wants his flocks to be rich as he owns it all.
8 Prophet T.B. Joshua-15 million dollars
Pastor Temitope Balogun Joshua fondly called T.B. Joshua is the prophet of the synagogue church of All Nation. His Popularity sprigs across all Africa, little wonder he is called Youtube most popular pastor. His greatest works are the Emmanuel Tv wich gains he millions of views. He is described as Africa’s top 50 influential people. His Net worth is about 15 million dollars
9. Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo-10 million dollars
Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo a Nigerian clergyman who is the founder of the Kingsway international Christian centre.
It is reported that pastor Matthew was borne into an Islamic home, not till the death of his father at his age of 22 did he convert to Christianity. After Bible school, He became an assistant pastor at Foursquare Gospel church And later travelled to begin his ministry. Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo net-worth is About 10 Million Dollars.
10. Rev. Chris Okotie – 10 million dollars
Rev Chris Okotie a controversial Nigerian Pastor Makes the list as the 10th richest pastor in Nigeria, He is the pastor of Household of God International Ministries. He contested for the Nigerian presidency several times, of which obviously he lost out. His net worth is about 10 million Dollars.