The Top Ten Richest Pastors in Nigeria, Net Worth & Biography

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Many Nigerian pastors are rich.  But some are far richer than others.  In this write-up, you will get to learn about the richest pastor in Nigeria. We wouldn’t have had to talk about it. But the truth needs to be told—Christianity in Nigeria through church business is now the most profitable business in Nigeria.


Richest Pastor in Nigeria & Their Net Worth

Bishop Oyedepo

richest pastor in nigeriaHis net worth is $150 million and he is making more than 30 million naira every week.

He is the owner of Landmark University Omu Aran and also the owner of Covenant University, Ota.

Name of his church is called winners chapel or Living faith World Outreach Ministry.

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome

His net worth is about $50 million name of his church is Christ Embassy. He has several investment interests in hotels, television stations and real estate.  He has presently divorced his wife Rev Anita, who headed the UK branch of the church.

Pastor Enoch Adeboye

His net worth is $48 million. He is the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God. He is living large and he has two private jets that are registered in his name.  He is however not the founder of the church.

Prophet Temitope Babatunde Joshua

His net worth is $15 million. He is 51 years old and he is the owner of Synagogue Church of all Nations.  He is also the owner of Emmanuel TV, which is a TV station for evangelism.  He is married and have several children.

Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo

He is one of the richest Nigerian pastors. His church is however not in Nigeria, but in the United Kingdom.  His net worth is about $40 million. He rakes in up to $200,000 each year he is the owner of Kingsway International Christian Centre, which is the largest Pentecostal church in the entire United Kingdom.

Bishop Ayodele Oritsejafor

His net worth is $120 million. He is the owner of Word of Life Bible Church with its headquarters in Nigeria.  He is highly controversial and he is said to be richest pastor in Nigeria.  He was once the president of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria.  He has a private jet to his name too.

Pastor Chris Okotie

His net worth is about $10 million. He was once a musician before he became a pastor.  In the 80s, he was a very popular pop musician.  Name of his church is Household of God Church. He is also a controversial Nigerian pastor.

Pastor Gbenga Oso

His net worth is $5 million. He is the owner of Laughter Foundation Church. He is popularly called baby-making pastor. This is because many women, who were once termed barren have been able to receive their miracle babies from his church

Bishop mike Okonkwo

He was once working in the banking industry before he formed his church.  After he quitted banking, he set up a church known as The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM).  He also has private jet, like many other Nigerian pastors. Aside from that, he is into real estate investment.

Pastor Lazarus Mouka

He is becoming more popular by the day. His church is one of the fastest growing churches in Nigeria today. Name of his church is The Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Ministry. He has investments in real estate, book publishing companies and schools.  He is worth some millions of dollars too.


In Conclusion

Even though Jesus was born poor and lived a simple life. Almost all the numerous Nigerian pastors that claim to preach the gospel are rich.  But some are far richer than others.  From this write-up, you have got to learn about the richest pastor in Nigeria. Sorry if your pastor is not on the list, just always know that he is also very rich—most likely richer than you. After all, Church business in Nigeria is a multibillion dollar business empire.


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