As one of the countries with the highest number of churches, Nigeria is so blessed with a great number of pastors and congregants.
These pastors are not just leaders, teachers and preachers in the aspect of the Word of God, they are also leaders in the aspect of prosperity.
Many of them are quite wealthy and we intend to share with you the top 10 richest pastors in Nigeria.
Bishop David Oyedepo – Net Worth: $180 million
First on this list is Bishop David Oyedepo, founder and general overseer of the Living Faith Church popularly known as Winners Chapel.
He was born on the 27th of September 1954 into a mixed religious family and He is an indigene of Omu Aran, a town in Kwara State.
His father was a devout Muslim while his mother attended the Cherubim And Seraphim Church
He learned the basics of the Christian religion from his grandmother who nurtured him.
He grew up attending early morning prayers with his grandmother and he also learned the significance of obeying certain Christian religious principles like tithing.
Currently, his net worth is over $180 million.
2. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome – Net Worth: $70 million
Occupying the second position is Nigeria’s famous preacher, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome.
He is the president of Believers Love World Incorporated popularly known as Christ Embassy.
He attended Ambrose Alli University where he earned a degree in Architecture after which he was given an honorary degree in Divinity by the Edo State-based higher institution- Benson Idahosa University.
He is well known as a preacher, best selling author of Christian books, teacher, healing minister, and television host.
These probably explain why he has thousands of members under his ministry.
Pastor Chris has a Networth of over $70million.
3. Pastor E.A Adeboye – Net Worth: $50 million
On the third position Is the renowned General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church Of God- Pastor E.A Adeboye.
The RCCG is a well-known ministry with branches all over the world,
Presently, this ministry has over 12,000 in more than 120 nations.
Born to Mr.and Mrs. Moses Adeboye on the 2nd of match 1942 in Ifewara, Osun State, his mother was a trader while his father was a farmer.
Daddy G.O as he is famously called is the author of the globally known Christian daily devotion manual- Open Heaven and he has also authored more than 40 books published across different countries of the world.
Presently, Pastor Adeboye is worth over $50 million.
4. Prophet TB Joshua – Net Worth: $25 million
The fourth richest man of God in Nigeria is Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua widely known as Prophet T.B Joshua.
He is a televangelist, teacher pastor, prophet, philanthropist, General Overseer and founder of The Synagogue Church of All Nations.
The prophet whose birth was allegedly foretold 100 years before his birth was born on the 12th of June 1963 in Ondo State.
The birth of this unique prophet was said to have been surrounded by lots of mysterious events, one of which is that he stayed in his mother’s womb for 15 months instead of the usual 9 months.
Prophet TB Joshua has a net worth of over $25 million.
5. Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo $20 Million
In the fifth position, we have famous Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo the founder and president of Kingsway International Christian Centre based in London and Chancellor of the Kings University a higher institution based in Osun State.
This man of God was born to a Muslim parent in Kaduna State on the 6th of March 1952.
Pastor ashimolowo later got converted to Christianity from the Islamic religion following the death of his father.
After his conversion at the age of 22, he enlisted for a Bible School where he learned more about God.
As soon as he finished at the Bible School he started ministry as an assistant pastor in the Foursquare Gospel Church and after some time, he relocated to the UK where he began his own ministry.
The net worth of this unique man of God pastor Matthew ashimolowo is 20 million dollars
6. Pastor Chris Okotie $19.7 Million
The 6th richest pastor in Nigeria is the renowned man of God, Pastor Chris Okotie, founder of Household of God International Ministries which is based in Lagos State, Nigeria.
He was born to the family of Francis Idje and Cecilia Okotie on the 16th of June 1958 in Delta State.
The televangelist has a Networth of over 19.7 million.
7. Apostle Suleman Johnson $19.5 Million
In the 7th position on this list, we have Apostle Johnson Suleman- a televangelist, general overseer and senior pastor of Omega Fire Ministries International.
This ministry has it’s headquarters in Edo State.
During his early days in ministry, he was the assistant pastor in the Armor of God church, a church which was situated in Lagos State back then.
Eventually, he started his own ministry- Omega Fire Ministry in the year 2004.
Apostle Suleman is a Nigerian prophet who is held in high esteem by Nigerians probably because of his several prophecies that usually come to pass.
Apostle Suleman has a net worth of over $19.5million
8. Pastor Paul Adefarasin $10 Million
In the 8th position is Pastor Paul Adefarasin senior pastor and founder of the church- House on the Rock.
He is a well-known author, teacher, social transformer and gifted leader, he is also the convener of the yearly highly attended gospel music concert tagged “The Experience”.
He was born on the 25th of January 1963 by a Jamaican mother Hilda Adefarasin to a Nigerian Father Joseph Adefarasin.
During his early days, he resided in both Nigeria and the United States at different times.
He was once a student of the University of Miami where he earned a degree in Architecture.
After his higher institution, he practiced Architecture in Florida before he eventually got the call to start up his own ministry.
Pastor Paul Adefarasin has a net worth of over $10 million
9. Bishop Mike Okonkwo $9.7 Million
In the 9th position on this list is a vibrant preacher of the Word of God- Bishop Mike Okonkwo.
He is a well-known evangelist, preacher, author, and father.
He is presently the presiding Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM) headquarters located in Lagos.
Speaking ng of the prominent and wealthy ministries in Nigeria, TREM is one of them with more than 180 branches in Nigeria and several others abroad.
Bishop Mike Okonkwo has a Net Worth of more $9.7 Million
10. Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin
Occupying the 10th position on this list of the top 10 richest pastors in Nigeria is Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin, he is the founder and
overseer of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry which is located in Delta State.
The church- Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry was established on the 3rd of March 2010.
Prophet Jeremiah currently has a net worth of over $8 million