have you ever looked at the list of Richest pastors in Africa ?? Well you will be surprised. This list has been compiled according to forbes 2017
1. David Oyedepo – Net Worth: $150 Million
Bishop David Oyedepo is the richest pastor in Nigeria and the world. He is the founder of the Living Faith World Outreach Ministry.
Ever since he founded this ministry in 1981, it has grown to become one of Africa’s largest congregations. He hosts three services every Sunday in The Faith Tabernacle.
2. Shepherd Bushiri – Networth $150 Million
He is south-African based Malawian prophet .They are ranked top with David Oyedepo as richest pastors in Africa. He has Net Worth of $150 Million. He has three private jet acquired in span of two years. He has got branches all over africa example is Ethiopia, Malawi and Tanzania.
3. Chris Oyakhilome – Net Worth: $50 Million
Chris Oyakhilome’s church Christ Embassy has more than 400,000 members, several of whom are successful entrepreneurs and politicians.
Pastor Chris has diversified interests include magazines, newspapers, a TV station, a record label, hotels, satellite TV and real estate. He is one of the most influential pastors in his teachings hence makes it to list of richest pastors in Africa according to forbes
4.Temitope Joshua – Net Worth: $15 Million
Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua is Nigeria’s most powerful, controversial and philanthropic preacher. He heads the Synagogue Church of all Nations (SCOAN), a congregation he founded in 1987. He has been ranked among the richest pastors in Africa.
The christian minister, televangelist and faith healer is a big giver; his humanitarian works include education, healthcare and rehabilitation programs.
He is the owner of Emmanuel TV, a Christian television network.
5. Matthew Ashimolowo – Net Worth: $10 Million
The Foursquare Gospel Church sent Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo to established a branch in London, that was 1992, but the pastor founded his own church instead.
Matthew Ashimolowo’s Kingsway International Christian Center is the largest Pentecostal church in the United Kingdom. It has assets worth more than $40 million and earns a profit of more than $10 million. According to forbes, he is among the richest pastors in Africa and whole world
Ashimolowo gets an annual net salary of $ 200,000.He also makes money from his media company called the Matthew Ashimolowo Media.
6. Chris Okotie – Net Worth: $10 Million
Christopher Oghenebrorie Okotie (born 16 June 1958) is a Nigerian televangelist and the pastor of the Household of God Church International Ministries, a Pentecostal congregation in Lagos since February 1987.
Chris Okotie was successful musician of the 1980s,in fact a pop singer as that.He became a christian and set up the Household of God Church, one of Nigeria’s most flamboyant congregations.