TOP TEN PASTORS IN NIGERIA AND THE RICHEST AMONG THEM
This is a list of the top ten pastors in Nigeria with their net worth, photos and Churches.
Lazarus Muoka $3 million
He is one of The Top Ten Pastors in Nigeria, famously known as Lazarus Muoka. He is a Nigerian author, minister, and pastor. Lazarus Muoka is a leader of The Lord`s Chosen Charismatic Revival Movement. Lazarus Muoka was born in Mgbidi in Imo state. He was raised in a Catholic family. In Imo State he finished his primary and secondary education. In 1975 he decided to settle down in Lagos and started to work under one company. After that, he opened his own business.
Pastor Chris Okotie is another candidate for Top Ten Richest Pastors in Nigeria. In the 1980s he was a popular pop singer. Nevertheless, he turned himself to God and helped his other Nollywood friends to find Lord in the Household of God Church. The Church consists of many famous musicians, movie actors and society people. His followers provide Pastor Chris Okotie a great sum of money. It quickly made him a milliner.
Bishop Ayodele Oritsejafor $15 million
Papa Ayo Oritsejafor is a founder of the World of Life Bible Church. His Church is stationed in Warri, Nigeria. It`s one of the richest pastors in Nigeria. His ministry provided him millions of dollars, fascinating cars, real estates and a private jet.
Aya Oritsejafor was born in Lagos. Bishop Ayodele Oritsejafor and his family story say a story about his mother who desperately wanted a son. Roli Durojaiye Oritsejafor promised a son to God if God blesses her with a son. Oritsejafor married to Helen Oritsejafor in 1997. They have two sons and one daughter. Bishop Ayodele Oritsejafor first encounter with Jesus was in 1972. In this year, he made an oath that he became a servant of Lord Jesus for the rest of his life.
Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo $20 million
Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo is one of the richest pastors in Nigeria. He is also the Senior Pastor of Kingsway International Christian Centre. Matthew Ashimolowo converted to Christianity from Islam at the age of 20. Forbes estimates his net worth around $20 million. He is also one of the few people in Nigeria who has a private jet, a collection of super cars and real estates all around Nigeria. His account becomes bigger for at least $150 thousand dollars every year.
Prophet Temitope Babatunde Joshua $25 million.
T.B. Joshua has made into our Top Ten richest pastors in Nigeria. He is the Leader and founder of The Synagogue Church of All Nations. T.B. Joshua is a well-known person not only in Nigeria but in the whole Africa. His Facebook page can provide more than two and half million fans. T.B. Joshua can also be described as the YouTube`s most famous and popular pastor! He also owns one of the most popular Christian TV channels in Africa – Emmanuel TV. Emmanuel TV and T.B. Joshua YouTube channel gather millions of people around the globe.
Pastor Enoch Adejare $50 million
Pastor Enoch Adejare is one of top ten richest pastors in Nigeria. He was born in Ifewara, Osun State in 1942. He started his General Overseeing post of The Redeemed Christian Church of God in 1981. He took over the Overseeing post from Papa Akindayomi. The Church was not famous when Pastor Enoch Adejare took over the position. Now it`s one of the powerful churches not only in Nigeria, but it also has branches in 192 nations globally. There are more than 14 000 churches of The Redeemed Christian Church of God in Nigeria. Pastor Enoch Adejare sets the goal of constructing a church in five minutes’ distance from every home of every person in the world. Nevertheless, his church also can`t lose criticism from many people. One of the critic’s points is so called prophecies of Pastor Enoch Adejare. Moreover, he also consults his adepts with ideas of which woman should be taken to marriage. For example, the adepts of the church are not advised to marry a woman who is not from the church. He also does not advise to take a woman as a wife if she can`t cook!
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome $70 million.
According to some news and media, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome developed his style of praying when he was in school. He is a creator of The Believer`s World Fellowship which was turned to the Christ Embassy Church. The core element of his preaching practice is “Sowing the seed.” It means that every member of his church should give a part of his earnings. These earnings come in millions of Naira. The Christ Embassy Church spams hundreds of young Nigerian entrepreneurs who are focused on earning these seeds. If people can`t give money, then they are welcome to give their possessions, like jewelry, wristwatches, mobile phones, cars and other.
Bishop David Oyedepo $180 million
Bishop David Oyedepo gets the Gold Prize in our top ten richest pastors in Nigeria. He is a founder of Living Faith World Outreach Ministry, which is also known by the name of Winners Chapel. He is the owner of Dominion Publishing House, which sells all his books. He is also a founder of the Covenant University and Faith Academy.
Bishop Mike Okonkwo $3 million
Bishop Mike Okonkwo is a former banker and the founder of The Redeemed Evangelic Mission. Some people might say that serving to God can give you wings and a nimbus. Mike Okonkwo did not get a halo, but he earned a private jet! Bishop Mike Okonkwo was born in Ognbunke in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State in 1945. His primary education started with Salvation Army Primary School Enugu. Unless, later he continued his education in Ijero Baptist Primary School on Ebute Metta, Lagos. His secondary education started with Mayflower college; he also finished Merchants of Light Grammar school in 1963.