Top 5 Richest Pastors In Nigeria 2017 By Forbs (Latest Ranking)
It is so shocking how pastors have become the richest people in the world today especially Nigerian pastors. When the richest people in Nigeria are being mentioned, the first set of men that comes into our mind are people like Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga, Femi Otedola and the rest of them . But when we focus on religious sphere, we have the pastors .
We are aware of the fact that there are several wealthy pastors in Nigeria but who among them is the richest, that is what we are going to be discussing right now on this post. These men of God are very famous, they travel round the world in their private jets and they own a lot of expensive automobiles .
Nigerian pastors are so rich that they own different cars that cost millions of Naira, many of them buys and builds missions in all corners of Nigeria. They own properties that amounts into millions of dollars. They are not just the richest pastors in Nigeria but also listed among the wealthy people in the country. We are going to release the latest ranking of the richest pastors in Nigeria 2017 .
1. Bishop David Oyedepo
Just so you know, Bishop David Oyedepo is the richest pastor in Nigeria 2017 . Some of you may not know him that much while some know him so well. Bishop David Oyedepo is the founder and General Overseer/Senior pastor of The Living Faith Church Worldwide also known as Winners Chapel . Bishop David Oyedepo is that pastor that gets money from different angles and he is also the highest share holder in Covenant University.
He is the respected pastor in terms of wealth and he is considered as billionaires by his counterpaths. This man of God is the never unseated richest pastor in Nigeria and one of the richest pastors in the world with two personal jet to his name . He has also founded some educational institutions from which he makes regular income such as Convenient University, Ota, established in 2002 and Landmark University, Omu-Aran, established in 2011.
Bishop David Oyedepo is blessed with a wife and four children, his estimated net worth is around $150 million and it was alleged that he makes more than 30 million Naira weekly which hasn’t been officially confirmed.
2. Pastor Enoch Adeboye
Pastor Enoch Adeboye is another famous pastor not just in Nigeria alone, he is also listed among the richest and most influential pastors in Africa by Forbs Magazine. He is heads the Redeemed Christian Church of God popularly abbreviated as (RCCG). The recent development of the church has been credited to his name and he built a world class Redemption Camp and Redeemer’s university at Mowe, Ogun State for the church.
Pastor Enoch Adeboye is the second wealthiest pastor in Nigeria today with a net worth of over $55Million.
3. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome
At the number three spot we have a very controversial pastor , Pastor Chris Oyakhilome. Pastor Chris is the founder of Believer’s Love World Ministries popularly known as Christ Embassy. This church blessed with more than 50,000 members. This man of God is into many thing going on that brings him money including newspapers company, magazines, a local television station, a record label, satellite TV, hotels and he is also into real estate business. He also own a private jet but he recently debunks he doesn’t own one.
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Just like every other wealthy Nigerian pastors, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome own fleet of cars and houses in Nigeria and some foreign countries. Some years ago, he and his wife had misunderstanding that led to the both parting ways. But thank God they’ve made peace after settling their rift . They are now finally back together just as things use to be.
4. Prophet T. B. Joshua
The next wealthy servant of God on the queue is no other person than Prophet T. B. Joshua. This man of God is the founder of of The Synagogue Church of all Nations, SCOAN, founded in 1987, located in Ikotun, Lagos. forget Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, T.B Joshua is the most controversial pastors that can be seen in Africa not just limited to Nigeria alone. He is also on the list of richest pastors in Africa , a list compiled by Forbs.
He has been able to cover more grounds and became popular because of his healing powers and he has remained controversial for several years because of this. His church is attended by both black and white people who are from foreign countries in search of solution to their problems. He is the owner of Christian television station called Emmanuel TV which is a medium through which he reaches out to people.
5. Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo
On the last spot we have another popular man of God called Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo, he is the fifth richest pastor in Nigeria 2017. Pastor Mathew Ashimolowo is the man behind Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC). Unarguably, KICC is the largest Pentecostal Church in the United Kingdom. Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo is a pastor who has invested a lot outside his ministry. He is also into other businesses like media company, real estate etc.
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