Biodun Fatoyinbo is one of the richest pastors in Africa and thanks to his numerous sexual scandals and controversies, he is also one of the famous pastors. Today, we will be exploring Biodun Fatoyinbo Biography and Net Worth as well as details about his family, lifestyle, and wealth.
Biodun Fatoyinbo who is also known as “Gucci Pastor” is a senior pastor and founder of the Common Wealth of Zion Assembly (COZA). The clergyman is married to another senior pastor, Modele Fatoyinbo who also works at COZA. He has also managed to wriggle out of all the sexual controversies including that of Busola Dakolo’s alleged rape saga.
Continue reading Biodun fatoyinbo biography to learn more about his life history, sexual scandals, family, and lifestyle.
Biodun Fatoyinbo was born on the 1st of January,1976 in Kwara State. He grew up in the state, where he also attended his first tertiary school. Unfortunately, he was rusticated from the University of Ilorin when he was at 300 level for participating in cult-related activities on the campus.
The university later denied having any records of Biodun studying in the school which precipitated a viral video of him in 2017 on social media. He was said to later confirm the content of the video stating he was once a chief priest of the Black axe confraternity which lead to the termination of his studentship.
He later went back to school, where he graduated from the University of Benin.
About His Church; Common Wealth Zion Assembly
In 1999, Biodun Fatoyinbo started an NGO in Kwara state in Ilorin with 4 ordained pastor and small followers. Even though no one is aware of him getting any Bible College certificate or degree, he has grown the small NGO to a big church today.
Common Wealth Zion Assembly (COZA) currently has over 20,000 attendance from all its campuses(instead of branches or parishes used by many churches). He created the other 4 branches at different years as the church started expanding. He created the Lagos campus in 2012, the Port Harcourt campus in 2016, the Abuja campus in 2008 and, the Dubai campus in UAE in 2017.
His church also had a music band; the gratitude music band which won the UK Gospel Touch Music as a result of its hit single music “Raba Raba Eh”
Family and Lifestyle
Pastor B as he is addressed by some of his church members is a stylish and classy pastor with a well-trimmed beard. He’s a good example of a modern pastor in terms of physical appearance.
He’s always seen wearing branded and designers including Gucci, Fendi, Dolce, and many others. No wonder, he is referred to as Gucci Pastor by some.
Biodun Fatoyinbo is currently married to another senior-pastor who works at his church, Biodun Fatoyinbo’s wife; Pastor Modele Fatoyinbo has 3 children with the clergy.
He has been involved in many sexual scandals which makes him popular on social media to date.
He was once called out by a former COZA member; Eze Walter who claimed she had a consensual week-long relationship with the pastor during his London visit. Even though it was consensual, Eze Walter opined she felt used and manipulated as her aim of joining COZA is to grow her faith. Some anonymous 3 members have also come out to share and alleged the pastor of sexual abuse and manipulation.
Another shocking accusation is that of Busola Dakolo; a celebrity photographer and wife of popular singer, Timi Dakolo. She also accused the clergy of raping her when she was 17 years old. She said he preyed on her innocence and being a family friend who she trusted to perpetrated the act. In July 2019 following the accusation, he was forced to step down for a month from preaching before resuming the next month.
Despite all these scandals and cases, he has come out to refute all. Even the case against him in an Abuja court about Bukola Dakolo’s alleged rape case was dismissed in November 2019. While Bukola Dakolo was fined N1 million for wasting the court’s time.