This article contains the list of the current list of the richest pastors in Nigeria.
If you are still having the mind set that all pastors are poor, then you are mistaken because currently average pastors earn more than most educated professionals in Nigeria.
Correct me if am wrong, the richest man in Africa and probably the richest black man in the world Aliko Dangote is from Nigeria,also the richest black woman in the world Folorunsho Alakija is also a Nigerian so am not surprised if the richest pastors in the world are from Nigeria, infact the truth is that the richest pastors in the world are Nigerians.
Let me swing right into action and list the top 10 richest pastors in Nigeria.
Top 10 Richest Pastors in Nigeria
- APOSTLE WOLE OLADIYUN
The owner and founder of the Living Spring Apostolic Ministry located in Omole, Ojodu-Berger area of Lagos state started off 16 years back. The church is known to be a major cause for traffic every Wednesdays when they hold their mid weekly church programme. Apostle Wole Oladiyun is known to have been the one to commission a multimillionaire hospital worth over 500 million naira to build in the year 2012.
- PASTOR JOSEPH AGBOLI
Victorious Army founder and founder happen to have his church located in the Ogba area of Lagos on ACME road. He and his wife, Blessing Agboli are well known for their flamboyant style of dressing. The couple is suspected to have vast investments in money spinning sectors in the federation.
- LAZARUS MUOKA
The Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Movement Overseer has in his power a large fleet of buses parked along the roadside of Oshodi/Mile2 expressway every Sunday. Muoka’s members are made up of both high and low income earners and his ministry has soared to great heights over the past years. It is not a story any more that members of his church wear a yellow traffic warden like jacket and it is said that these cost five thousand naira (#5,000) each to acquire.
- APOSTLE TOM SAMSON
Founder of the Christ Royal Family International Church (CRFIC) in Ogun state has made known certain significance that categorizes him as both a minister and a businessman. Owning to his name a Medical Health Center named Royal City Medical Center and a Water factory (Royal City Water Factory) as well as a Printing press (Royal City Printing Press), you do not need any more proof as to him being a Minister as well as a businessman.
- PASTOR CHRIS OKOTIE
Evangelical Minister and Politician, Chris Okotie is the founder of the Household of God Church, Oregun, Lagos. Okotie was a one-time pop star in the 80’s although he still ministers with singing every now and then, is one of the richest pastors in Nigeria. Okotie ventured into politics as well while contesting for presidency but lost.
- PASTOR TEMITOPE BALOGUN JOSHUA (T.B JOSHUA)
Pastor T.B Joshua is the founder and General overseer of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN). This man of God is believed to be super rich as his church is the first to be a center for tourist attractions as members from all over the world make it obligatory to attend his service. SCOAN has its headquarters at the Ikotun area of Lagos.
- PASTOR MATTHEW ASHIMOLOWO
Head pastor at Kingsway International Christian Center (KICC) located in London is well known for having to have made head way when in the year 1992, the Foursquare Gospel Church had sent him to London to start up a London branch for them but had used the same opportunity to start of his own Ministry different from theirs.
- PASTOR ADEBOYE
General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God with its headquarters along the Lagos/ Ibadan expressway is known to be one of the richest pastors in Nigeria. Pastor Adeboye is known to have an institution to his name – Redeemers University located in Osun state and a large revival ground.
- PASTOR CHRIS OYAKHILOME
Pastor Chris is the founder of Christ Embassy also known as the Believers Love World Ministry. Pastor Chris as he is popularly called all over the world happens to have been listed amongst the richest pastors in the world with Forbes list estimating what his worth is at between $30 million and $50 million.
- BISHOP DAVID OYEDEPO
Founder of the Living Faith Ministry Worldwide also known as Winner’s Chapel is not only regarded as the richest man of God in Nigeria alone but also in the whole of Africa. Winners Chapel has to its name the first and largest of all worship centers in Africa which is located in the Ota area of Ogun state.