Dr. Daniel Olukoya who is popularly referred to as Dr. D.K. Olukoya is a renowned man of God, author, scientist, and the founder of Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministries. The clergyman who was born on 15th July 1957 has many publications on fighting spiritual battles, prayers, deliverance, and other related topics.
Although, Dr. D.K. Olukoya holds a Ph.D. in molecular genetics and has contributed greatly to the field, he is popularly known for his ministerial work. Dr. D.K. Olukoya is married to Folashade Olukoya with a child, Elijah Toluwani Olukoya.
Are you interested in knowing facts about Daniel Olukoya’s net worth, age, career, and others? Finish reading Dr. D.K. Olukoya biography to find out many other interesting information about him.
Family Background and Education
Daniel Olukoya was born into the family of Mr. and Mrs. Olukoya on 15th July 1957 in Akure, Ondo State. Daniel’s mother was a trader while his father was a civil servant who worked in the Police Force. Mr. Olukoya was also a pastor at a Christ Apostolic Church (C.A.C).
Being raised in a strict home, Daniel Olukoya grew up to be good at studying, writing, and making research. Courtesy of his father’s tutelage and strict upbringing, he developed high moral and religious standards.
Concerning his education, Dr. D.K. Daniel went to St. John CAC Primary School before switching to St. Jude Primary School in Ebute Metta. This was after his family relocated to Lagos State. After completing his primary school with distinction, he proceeded to Methodist Boys High School where finished his secondary education as the best student. See Biodun Fatoyinbo Net Worth: Biography, Age, Family & Lifestyle
Dr. D.K. Olukoya attended the University of Lagos (UNILAG) where he bagged his first degree in microbiology. He also attended the University Of Reading in the UK where he obtained a degree in Molecular Genetics. Due to his academic prowess, he got a commonwealth scholarship to study in the same school for his Ph.D.
3 years later after earning his Ph.D., Dr. Daniel Olukoya returned to Nigeria as a Geneticist. He joined the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) during his practice in the field. Since then, he has published over 70 works including articles and research in the field.
Also, Dr. D.K. Olukoya established a non-governmental organization to inspire and motivate youths in developing skills related to biology and biotechnology. The organization is named Daniel & Fola Biotechnology Foundation.
Dr. D.K. Olukoya as a Minister of God
Apart from being a Geneticist, Dr. D.K. Olukoya is a minister of God and a spiritual father to many. After relocating back to Nigeria, he started ministering to people using his apartment in Yaba, Lagos. He later got a place in Yaba where he started his ministry properly. Check out the Top 10 Biggest Churches In Nigeria (Updated)
Today, his ministry and church have grown and expanded to have many branches across Nigeria. The Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministries’ popular branch called Prayer City located along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway has seen over 100,000 people in attendance.
Also, the ministry has a private university, Mountain Top University in Ogun State where youth are imparted with morals and academic excellence at an affordable rate. Dr. D.K. Olukoya has written several books on Prayers, Deliverance, and fighting spiritual battles during his over 2 decades of ministering.
Family and Personal Relationships
Dr. D.K. Olukoya is happily married to Folashade Olukoya who supports him with his ministerial activities. They had a child together named Elijah Toluwani Olukoya.