Forbes Top 5 Richest Pastors In Nigeria

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Gone are the days where poverty is associated with the church like the saying ” Poor as a church rat” Norches all over the world are controlling mega wealth and Nigeria is not left out. While many people do think that the only avenue you can control millions of dollars is by venturing into politics but little do they know that there’s bast**d money is ministerial. The way these Richest Pastors are controlling money in Nigeria is beyond what ordinary men could imagine. When the likes of Aliko Dangote, Femi Otedola are being mentioned, these men’s names command with respect, too.

These popular pastors are rich enough that they have private jets ( Read Also: Top 10 Owners of Private Jets in Nigeria 2020) of their own, driving fancy and exotic cars, etc. Even, they are so rich that they made it to the list of the wealthiest pastors in the universe.

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However, Forbes has recently published the list of the richest pastors in Nigeria but this article will only identify 5 out of them all.

  1. Name: Bishop David Oyedepo

Net Worth: $150 Million

Church: Winners Chapel

Bishop David Oyedepo is the richest pastor in Nigeria according to Forbes. He’s the founder, most senior pastor or General Overseer of “The Living Faith Church”  popularly known as “Winners Chapel”.

Oyedepo has many assets across Nigeria and his love for education birthed the Covenant University and Landmark University, both of which belong to him.

  1. Name: Enoch Adeboye

Net Worth: $55 Million

Church: Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG)

Enoch Adeboye is the founder and General Over sheer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). He’s one of the powerful pastors in Africa.

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Adeboye had tirelessly developed RCCG and he has equally done a wonderful job to Redeemer’s university situated at Mowe, Ogun State.

This man of God also has a private jet to his name. Arguably, he’s the second richest pastor in Nigeria.

  1. Name: Chris Oyakhilome

Net Worth: $50 Million

Church: Believer’s Love World Ministries

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is the head of “Believer’s Love World Ministries”, popularly known as the Christ Embassy. He has over 60,000 active members that do worship with him.

Pastor Chris other sources of income include revenue generated from magazines, hotels, record labels, newspapers, a local television station, satellite TV and many more.

This man also possesses a private jet although he’s yet to make any public announcement regarding it.

  1. Name: Matthew Ashimolowo

Net Worth: $16 Million

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Church: Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC)

The number four on the list of the richest pastors in Nigeria is Pastor Mathew Ashimolowo. He’s the founding father and General Over sheer of “Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC).”

Pastor Mathew began his ministerial journey at the “Four Square Gospel Church.” But today, his KICC is the largest/biggest Pentecostal Church throughout the United Kingdom.

  1. Name: T. B. Joshua

Net Worth: $15 Million

Church: Synagogue Church of all Nations, SCOAN

Temitope Balogun Joshua is the most controversial man of God in Nigeria.  He’s the head and founder of The Synagogue Church of all Nations, SCOAN.

T.B. Joshua is known for his miracle and healing prowess and that made him controversial for many years. He has a TV station named Emmanuel TV and he has a school and hospital to his name which he runs as a charity.


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