Seven Nigerian pastors are among the top 20 richest pastor in the world and their estimated net worth in the latest release.
This list is a collection of men of God from different countries. Pastor Edir Macedo, who is the founder of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God Brazil tops the list with $1.1 billion.
Bishop David Oyedepo, General Overseer of Living Faith Church tops the lists of Nigeria pastors in the fifth position in the world ranking.
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1. Edir Macedo
Edir Macedo is a pastor and preacher fromBrazil , He is also the founder of Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, Grupo Record and Record News. Macedo is the richest pastor in the world with a net worth of worth $1.1 billion.
2. Kenneth Copeland
Kenneth Copeland is the second man on the list is the founder and owner of Kenneth Copeland Ministries. His church is located on a 1,500 acre campus and the property has loads of structures. He has a net worth of $760 million.
3. Pat Robertson
Pat Robertson’s net worth is $500 million. He is an executive chairman, media tycoon, and a Southern Baptist minister. Robertson has amassed this wealth from setting up many corporations and organizations, and a University too.
He also founded The International Family Entertainment Inc. (ABC Family Channel), the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), the American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ, the Christian Coalition, Regent University, Operation Blessing International Relief and Development Corporation, a Boeing 757 Flying Hospital,.
4. George Foreman
George is a former professional boxer who is worth $250 million. He is a preacher at the The Church of Lord Jesus Christ in Houston. Recently, he released a book entitled God in My Corner: A Spiritual Memoir.
5. Bishop David Oyedepo
David is a Nigerian preacher. He is the founder of Faith Tabernacle, Canaanland, Ota; Living Faith Church Worldwide A.K.A Winners Chapel International World Headquarter. Oyedepo has two universities – Landmark and Convenant University. He is worth $150 million. He is the richest pastor in Nigeria and Africa.
6. Pastor E.A Adeboye
Papa as he fondly called by his members is General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God. He is worth $130 million. He has exotic lifestyle like many other rich Nigerian pastors. His net worth is $130 million
7. Bishop Ayodele Oritsejafor
Bishop Ayodele Oritsejafor is one of the richest pastors in Nigeria. He is also worth $120 million he has investment in banking, real estate, transportation and also media.
8. Prophet Uebert Angel
Prophet Uebert Angel is the founder of the Spirit Embassy Church. He is very popular and associates with both the less privilege and widows in his country. He is rumored to be worth $60 million.
9. Chris Oyakhilome
Pastor Chris is the founder of Christ Embassy and his church boast of up to 40,000 membership. He is worth up to $50 million. Many of his church members are politicians and entrepreneurs.
10. Benny Hinn
He runs a program tiled Miracle Crusade and the programs are usually held in big stadiums. He is worth up to $42 million.
11. Joel Osteen
Joel Osteen is a pastor, televangelist and has also written a number of Christian books. The name of his church is Lakewood church Houston Texas. His net worth is $40 million.
12. Pastor Tshifinwa Irene
Pastor Tshifinwa Irene is Divine Truth World Restoration Services for World peace by Jesus Christ. She is a televangelist and her church is situated in Venda.
13. Creflo Dollar
Creflo Dollar is a pastor and a teacher of the Word of God. Name of his church is World Changers Church International. He is a popular pastor in the United States and he is worth up to $27 million.
14. Pastor Ray Macaulay
Pastor Ray Macaulay is based in South Africa. The name of his church is Rhema Bible Church. He received his training in 1979 and he started his church afterwards with his family.
15. Billy Graham
Billy Graham is a very popular televangelist and preaches on many radio and television stations. His net worth is $25 million.
16. Rick Warren
Rick Warren is the founder of Saddleback Church Lake Forest California. He is worth $25 million.
17. Bishop T.D. Jakes
Bishop T.D. Jakes is worth $18 million. He produces movie and he is a preacher and a writer. His house costs up to $17,000,000.
18. Prophet T.B. Joshua
Prophet T.B. Joshua is among the most controversial pastors in Nigeria and he is a philanthropist. The name of his church is Synagogue Church of All Nations. He is worth up to $15 million.
19. Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo
Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo is the founder of Kingsway International Christian Center located in the United Kingdom. He is worth over $10 million.
20. Juanita Bynum
Juanita Bynum is an American televangelist, author, singer and actress. She is worth $10 million.