Gone are those days when one use to believe religious leaders are poor because salvation is free. Most Nigerian pastors are building multi million empires from their church. Pastors fly around in private jets, fancy cars like Porsches, BMW’s, etc. We definitely take no pleasure in rating Pastors, we believe our readers needs to have the knowledge of some of the rich men of God in Nigeria: Religion Industry Facts: Top 6 Richest Pastors In The World
5. Pastor David Ibiyeomie ($41m-₦18.8b)
David Ibiyeomie is a Nigerian televangelist, and founder and senior pastor of Salvation Ministries, in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. In July 1997, the church relocated to a larger plot of land. As of 2017, Salvation Ministries averages about 50,000 attendees every Sunday at its headquarters. In February 2011, Salvation Ministries started 14 satellite churches in one day, with all running five services each.
4. Prophet Temitope Babatunde Joshua ($50m)
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. He is not just known in Nigeria but Africa and the world at large, with a ministry characterized by testimonies of healings of all sorts including HIV/AIDS, cancer and paralysis. The ministry has it’s on TV station that is dedicated to showing the ministry and it’s works (Emmanuel TV). 10 Politicians And Pastors That Own Private Jets In Poverty Stricken Nigeria
3. Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye ($110m)
Born in Ifewara, Osun State in 1942. Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye started his General Overseeing post of The Redeemed Christian Church of God in 1981 after he took over from Papa Akindayomi. Over time, the ministry has grown greatly and has earned a place as one of the most powerful churches here in Nigeria and beyond. The church is believed to have branches in 192 nations internationally with more than 14,000 branches in Nigeria. He owns a $65 million G550 luxury jet, this has helped a great deal in carrying out his activities. Who is Pastor E. A. Adeboye? He drives a bulletproof Rolls-Royce Phantom ($400,000), Land Rover Discovery ($80,000), and a Mercedes-Benz Gelandewagen ($100,000).
2. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome ( $126m)
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is the founder of Love World Incorporated, popularly referred to as Christ Embassy with more than 40,000 members across five continents. One thing pastor Chris is known for is his great healing ministry, many have been healed by virtue of his administration. The ministry is also known for helping the needy and less privileged in our society. Who Gifted Pastor Chris Oyakhilome A Private Jet?
1. Bishop David Oyedepo ($200m-₦92b)
The richest on the list, born on the 27th of September 1954, Bishop David Oyedepo is a Nigerian pastor, author, business mogul, architect, and founder of Winners Chapel with its headquarters in Otta, Ogun State, Nigeria. He is the founder of the Covenant University and Faith Academy as well as the owner of the dominion publishing house which is responsible for selling all his books. The ministry is known to have branches nationwide and in some nations of the world. Top 5 Richest Churches In Nigeria