Bishop Oyedepo Leads List Of Richest Pastors In The World
The founder and presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Tabernacle, David Oyedepo, tops the Forbes list of richest pastors in the world with a net worth of $150 million.
Forbes announced Oyedepo as the richest pastor ahead of other pastors in Europe.
Oyedepo heads the single largest church in the world, which is otherwise known as Winners’ Chapel.
As one of the main founders of the Nigerian Christian Charismatic movement, he also exerts control over churches in 45 African nations, as well as several in Dubai, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Three other Nigerians made the list of the top ten richest pastors in the world.
They are Pastor Chris Oyakhilome of the Believers’ Love World; T.B Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations; and Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).
Here’s the full list of the top 10.
1 David Oyedepo- $150 million
2 Bishop T.D. Jakes is the Head of the Potter’s House Megachurch and Potter’s Touch television program. His net worth is $145million.
3 Chris Oyakhilome is the founder of Christ Embassy and his church boast of up to 60,000 membership. He is worth up to $50 million.
4 Benny Hinn runs a program tiled Miracle Crusade and the programs are usually held in big stadiums. He is worth up to $42 million.
5 Pastor E.A Adeboye is the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God. He is worth $39 million.
6 Creflo Dollar is the founder of the World Changers Church International. He is a popular pastor in the United States and he is worth up to $27 million.
7 Kenneth Copeland 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 $25 million.
8 Billy Graham is a very popular televangelist and preaches on many radio and television stations. His net worth is $25 million.
9 Prophet T.B. Joshua is the founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations. He is among the most controversial pastors in Nigeria and he is a philanthropist. He is worth up to $10 million.
10 Joseph Prince is the senior pastor of New Creation Church in Singapore. His church is the largest in the whole of Asia.He is worth $5m.
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