Africa’s 5 richest pastors are Nigerians-Forbes

The gospel of prosperity has not only brought fortune to the believers, it has also brought a considerable amount of wealth to Africa’s leading clergyman. Nigeria leads the Forbes Magazine top five’s richest men of the white collar.

Bishop David Oyedepo 
Affiliation: Living Faith World Outreach Ministry, aka Winners Chapel
Estimated net worth: $150 million

David Oyedepo is Nigeria’s wealthiest preacher, ever since he founded the Living Faith World Outreach Ministry in 1981. Oyedepo owns four private jets and homes in London and the United States.

Chris Oyakilome
Estimated net worth: $30 million – $50 million
Oyakhilome’s diversified interests include newspapers, magazines, a local television station, a record label, satellite TV, hotels and extensive real estate.

Temitope Joshua
Church: Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN)
Estimated net worth: $10 million – $15 million
Nigeria’s most controversial clergyman is also one of its richest and most philanthropic. T. B. Joshua heads the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), a congregation he founded in 1987.

Matthew Ashimolowo 
Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC)
Estimated net worth: $6 million – $10 million
Kingsway International Christian Centre is reportedly the largest Pentecostal church in the United Kingdom. In 2009, the church posted profits of close to $10 million and assets worth $40 million.

Chris Okotie
Church: Household of God Church
Net worth: $3 million – $10 million
Pastor Okotie made his first success as a popular pop musician in the 80s. His 5 000-member church consists predominantly of Nollywood celebrities, musicians, and society people. He contested and lost Nigerian presidential elections for the three consecutive terms under the Fresh Party, a political party he founded and funds. — forbes.com

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5 thoughts on “Africa’s 5 richest pastors are Nigerians-Forbes

  1. I think this is seletive information. There are other churches that have richer clergy men across Africa. Moreover, the old adage as poor as a church mouse or rat if you notice has died a natural death. The power to wealth and prosperity lies in every tongue. If any one can process wealth then they can have it.

  2. I think this is selective information. There are other churches that have richer clergy men and more vibrant ministries across Africa. Moreover, the old adage as poor as a church mouse or rat if you notice has died a natural death. The power to wealth and prosperity lies in every tongue. If any one can process wealth then they can have it

  3. I also support d motion state dat 5 richest are d most richest in africa especially in Nigeria,i’m pray 2 God 2 make me rich more dan dem.but dey are good.bcos if anybody obey d word of God and keep his commandment automatically he/she would be rich according 2 d word of God.God bless u all.

  4. Also support the motion 5 Nigerians emerg richest pastor in Africa. Obedience/ fear/Love of God and His word is the begining of wisdow that empower you for riches. Prov 9:10. Ex 28:1. Remember the blessing of God maketh rich without sorrow. God bless you!

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