List of top 10 richest pastors in the world

 In this post, we are going to be showing you the list of top 10 richest pastors in the world. Pastors are ordained leaders of Christian congregation, they play vital role in the society from time immemorial and are regard as ‘shepherds’, helper and givers.

Their prayers make tremendous powers available and many are nations are surviving up till today as results of their payers and intercessions.

Pastors are highly respected individuals in the society, and some of them are so influential and have become spiritual consultants to top political leaders.

However, there are many ways Pastor make their money, today some of them can boast of having fleet of cars, houses and private jets.

Below is the list of top 10 richest pastors in the world

1. Bishop David Oyedepo – Net worth $150 million

Bishop David Oyedepo is the founder and general overseer of the Living Faith Church also known as Winners Chapel. He is a Nigerian, and was born in September, 1954.

He has one private jet, two private universities, one Polytechnic, one secondary school and other several investment.

David Oyedepo is known as the father of all Faith because of his practical teachings revolving in faith and prosperity. He founded Living Faith Church in the year 1981 in Kaduna state, and since then his church has grown with over 400 branches in Nigeria, and several other branches in foreign countries like: UK, US etc.

Oyedepo’s church auditorium is currently located at Canaan Land, Ota in Ogun State which has the capacity to contain about 50,000 worshipers, making it the largest church auditorium in the world.

2. Bishop T. D Jake – Net worth $147 million

Bishop Thomas Dexter Jake is a pastor in the United States of America.

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He is a black American, born in the year 1957, West Virginia in US. His true origin is not very clear as he has traced to be a Nigerian from Igbo ethnicity.

T.D Jake is the founder and general overseer of the Potters House, located in Dallas Texas United State with over 20,000 worshipers.

He is good preacher, and has won a ‘Grammy’ award from one of his many beautiful songs.

Most of his wealth comes from selling of his books, songs and movies.

3. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome – Net Worth $50 million  

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is the founder and president of the Believers’ Love World Inc., popularly known as Christ Embassy. He is a Nigerian, and was born in Edo state in December, 1963.

Pastor Chris started his ministry while in the university at Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, Edo State in Nigeria. His Church, Christ Embassy has grown so tremendously from little campus gathering to one of the biggest church in Africa.

Pastor Chris church is also known to be the mega house of Gospel musicians in Nigeria as he has most popular gospel singers like Sinach, Frank Edwards, Bu-chi and many others.

Pastor Chris also has investment in Real Estate and Music Productions. He is the author and publisher of the best selling “Rhapsody of Realities”, a daily devotion.

4. Pastor Benny Hinn – Net worth $47 million

Pastor Benny Hinn is an Israeli televangelist born in December 1952. He is a preacher, author, speaker and Televangelist. He is also a faith healer.

Pastor Benny specialize in teaching about the Holy Spirit. He has written several books about the Holy spirit including Good morning Holy Spirit, The Anointing, He Touched Me and several others.

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5. Pastor E. A Adeboye – Net worth $39 million

Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye is the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). He is a Nigerian from Osun State, born in March 1942.

He has the highest number of church branch in Nigeria. Adeboye’s target is to have at least one branch of the RCCG in every home in Nigeria. So far, he has over 15,000 branches in Nigeria, and the number keep increasing geometrically. He’s the most respected Pastor in Nigeria for his rare humble life.

Pastor Adeboye studied Applied Mathematics from the University of Lagos, and he had been a professor of Mathematics at University of Lagos.

6. Pastor Creflo Dollar – Net worth $27 million

Pastor Creflo Augustus Dollar is an American Gospel preacher and televangelist, born in January 1962. He is the founder and senior Pastor of World Changers Church International in College Park, Georgia. He has over 30,000 worshipers in his church.

Pastor Dollar owns two Rolls Royce, a private jet and homes worth millions of dollars in America.

7. Pastor Kenneth Copeland – Net worth $25 million

Kenneth Copeland is an American author, televangelist, musician and public speaker. He is known for his prosperity preaching. He’s the founder of Kenneth Copeland Ministries located in Texas United State.  He was born in Lubbock, Texas in December 1936. Copeland was a musician before he got born again.

8. Late Billy Graham – Net worth $24 million

Billy is an American televangelist and about the longest serving evangelist in contemporary times before his death. He was born in 1918. Billy became one of the influential evangelist in United State.

He had been actively involved in the American politics, offering prayers and counselling to a host of American Presidents.

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His television broadcast has a lifespan of 60 years before his retirement in 2005.

Billy preached large number of people more than any other person in the world.

His spiritual impact has affected the lives of over 2.2 billion people before his death in February 21, 2018 at age 99.

9. T.B Joshua – Net worth $10 million

Temitope Balogun Joshua is a Nigerian televangelist, pastor and philanthropist. He is a Nigerian, born in June 12, 1963.

He is the leader and founder of The Synagogue Church of All Nations, Lagos, Nigeria.

TB Joshua is known for the purported deliverance of persons possessed by evil spirit.

His healing power and prophetic grace converted his church to a tourist destination, attracting visitors from all over the world.

10. Joseph Prince – Net Worth $5 Million)

Prince is a pastor and televangelist. He is from Malaysia but was born into the family of a sikh priest in Singapore. He pastors the largest church in the Asian continent.

He was once an IT consultant which had led him to become one of the most tech-savvy Gospel preachers in the list.


list of top 10 richest pastors in the world

  1. Bishop David Oyedepo
  2. Bishop T.D Jakes
  3. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome
  4. Pastor Benny Hinn
  5. Pastor E.A Adeboye
  6. Pastor Crefle Dollar
  7. Kenneth Copeland
  8. Billy Graham
  9. T.B Joshua
  10. Joseph Prince

Updated: March 31, 2019 — 5:40 pm

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