This article contains the life history of the Oprah of evangelism and pastor; TB Joshua biography including details about his wife, children, and net worth.
Temitope Balogun Joshua whom everyone knows as TB Joshua is a renowned evangelist and Nigerian pastor. He is the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), which has a lot of followers and members across the globe.
TB Joshua is well-known because of his prophecies and miracles performed with philanthropic gestures. The televangelist pastor is currently married to another minister of God; Evelyn Joshua with 3 children.
Continue reading TB Joshua biography to learn more about his personality, family background lifestyle, and other interesting facts
Family Background and Education
Temitope Balogun Joshua who is popularly referred to as TB Joshua is a Nigerian pastor. He hails from Arigidi, Akoko in Ondo State. He was born on June 12 in 1963 to two couples; Kolawole Balogun(father) and late Folarin Balogun(mother). According to him, his birth was mysterious as he spent 15 months in his mother’s womb.
The 56-year-old pastor attended St. Stephen Anglican primary school in Ondo state during the 1970s. He started loving the Holy Bible when he was in secondary school and was referred to by mates as Small Pastor.
He later dropped out of school, a year to when he would have finish secondary school because of finances. He did a lot of menial jobs before deciding to start teaching children Bible in his community. He also tried to join the military after but it was futile.
It was in the year 1987 that he launched his Church; Synagogue Church of All Nation(SCOAN) which attracts over N50,000 visitors yearly. He is also a televangelist who used various social media channels to preach including Youtube and the rest. Most of his followers get to interact with him on a TV station; Emmanuel TV station which he runs.
TB Joshua has performed a lot of miracles and make prophecies. He has a lot of these works and video published on his Youtube channel where he allegedly heals incurable diseases like HIV/AIDs, Blindness, Open Wound, and even Ebola. He uses his anointing water to heal different ailments. This anointing water is claimed to be the Blood of Jesus Christ deposit in a bottle by him. TB Joshua’s Anointing water is not to be sold but for his church members who pay some fees as a means of showing gratitude for it.
There are a lot of people who testified to being cured by him. Some suffered from physical ailments and for some, it’s addiction. A popular Nollywood actress; Tonto Dikeh also testified that he cured her 14 years of smoking addictions after attending his church. There are many other public figures like John Atta Mills, Patience Goodluck Jonathan, Morgan Tsvangirai, Winnie Mandela who attended his church also.
However, he was publicly denounced by a lot of other Nigerian Prominent pastors who referred to him as Son of the Devil as opposed to that of God. The likes of Chris Okotie, Enoch Adeboye, David Oyedepo, Ayo Oritsefor, and Paul Adefarasan believes Christians should beware of his teachings. In 2010, he was also blacklisted by the Cameroon Government who affirmed that he is a Son of the Devil.
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TB Joshua Wife and Family
Many of his followers and fans seem to be interested in how TB Joshua met his wife considering the number of such searches online.
TB Joshua met his wife in Ondo state where he was building his ministry. The Delta-born wife; Evelyn Joshua visited his sister’s place in Ondo, where she heard a lot about the young pastor. She decided to visit him for spiritual prophecies when the young pastor proposed to her on the same day of their meeting.
According to Evelyn, she quickly accepted as she knew she is going to benefit spiritually and physically from him. They both got married in the ’90s, so TB Joshua wedding pictures aren’t available online.
That union led to the birth of 3 adults daughters today. The first daughter; Sarah Joshua is a graduate of economics at the London School of Economics before she was called to Nigerian Bar. TB Joshua second daughter; Promise Joshua also graduated from the same school studying Politics and International Relations.
Apart from his controversies with other prominent pastors, TB Joshua has been in the news for many reasons. Such a situation was when his synagogue guest house collapsed on September 12 in 2014.
The collapse of the building which claimed over 100 South African nationalities’ life was reported to be a result of Construction mishaps. TB Joshua however, countered such reports saying it was an attempt to kill him. He made mention that a small aircraft was hovering on the building before its collapse. He also published camera footage of the aircraft to support his claims.
In 2016, TB Joshua also prophesied that Hillary Clinton will win the US Presidential election which turns out to be false. The Facebook post which he used to support that prophecy was later deleted.
TB Joshua Net Worth
Taking into consideration his houses, cars including his Range Rover, Mercedes-Benz, and others. TB Joshua net worth is estimated to be between $10 to $15 million according to Forbes magazine.
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