According to Forbes Magazines’ latest records, Seven Nigerian Pastors has made it to top 20 of the richest pastors list. Nigeria dominated the list alongside USA which has 10 pastors/preachers in it.
1. Edir Macedo – Brazil (Worth: $1.1 billion)
Macedo is the founder of Universal Church of the Kingdom of God and also the founder of Grupo Record and Record News.
2. Kenneth Copeland – USA (Worth: $760 million)
Kenneth Copeland is the founder and owner of Kenneth Copeland Ministries. His church is located on a 1,500 acre campus with the property having loads of structures
3. Pat Robertson – USA (Worth: is $500 million)
Pat Robertson is an executive chairman, media tycoon, and a Southern Baptist minister. Robertson has amassed his wealth from setting up many corporations and organizations, and a University too.
4. George Foreman – USA (Worth: $250 million)
George Foreman is a former professional boxer. He is a preacher at the The Church of Lord Jesus Christ in Houston. Recently, he released a book entitled God in My Corner: A Spiritual Memoir.[AdSense-A]
5. Bishop David Oyedepo – Nigeria (Worth: $150 million)
Bishop David Oyedepo is the richest pastor Nigerian preacher. He is the founder of Faith Tabernacle, Canaanland, Otta; Living Faith Church Worldwide A.K.A Winners Chapel International World Headquarter. Oyedepo has two universities – Landmark and Convenant University.
6. Pastor E.A Adeboye – Nigeria (Worth: $130 million)
Pastor E.A Adeboye is the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God and the second richest Nigerian preacher. He has exotic lifestyle like many other rich Nigerian pastors.
7. Bishop Ayodele Oritsejafor – Nigeria (Worth: $120 million)
Bishop Ayodele Oritsejafor is one of the richest pastors in Nigeria. He is the founding and Senior Pastor of Word of Life Bible Church, located in Warri. He has investment in banking, real estate, transportation and also media.
8. Prophet Uebert Angel – Zimbabwe (Worth: $60 million)
Uebert Angel is the founder of the Spirit Embassy Church. He is very popular and associates with both the less privilege and widows in his country.
9. Chris Oyakhilome – Nigeria (Worth: $50 million)
Chris Oyakhilome is the founder of Christ Embassy with his church boasting of up to 40,000 membership. Many of his church members are politicians and entrepreneurs.
10. Benny Hinn – USA (Worth: $42 million)
Benny Hinn runs a program titled Miracle Crusade and the programs are usually held in big stadiums.
11. Joel Osteen – USA ($40 million)
Joel Osteen is a pastor, televangelist and has also written a number of Christian books. The name of his church is Lakewood church Houston Texas.
12. Pastor Tshifhiwa Irene – South Africa (Worth: Not Stated)
Tshifhiwa Irene is Divine Truth World Restoration Services for World peace by Jesus Christ. She is a televangelist and her church is situated in Venda.[AdSense-B]
13. Creflo Dollar – USA (Worth: $27 million)
Creflo Dollar is a pastor and a teacher of the Word of God. Name of his church is World Changers Church International. He is a popular pastor in the United States.
14. Pastor Ray Macaulay – South Africa (Worth: Not Stated)
Pastor Ray Macaulay is based in South Africa. The name of his church is Rhema Bible Church. He received his training in 1979 and he started his church afterwards with his family.
15. Billy Graham – USA (Worth: $25 million)
Billy Graham is a very popular televangelist and preaches on many radio and television stations.
16. Rick Warren – USA (Worth: $25 million)
Rick Warren is the founder of Saddleback Church Lake Forest California.
17. Bishop T.D. Jakes – USA (Worth $18 million)
Bishop T.D. Jakes is the bishop of The Potter’s House, a Nondenominational American megachurch. He produces movies and he is a preacher and a writer. His house costs up to $1,700,000.[AdSense-C]
19. Prophet T.B. Joshua – Nigeria (Worth: $15 million)
Prophet T.B. Joshua is among the most controversial pastors in Nigeria and he is a philanthropist. The name of his church is Synagogue Church of All Nations.
20. Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo – Nigeria (Worth: $10 million)
Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo is the founder of Kingsway International Christian Center (KICC) London.
20. Juanita Bynum – USA (Worth: $10 million)
Juanita Bynum is an American televangelist, author, singer and actress.
20. Chris Okotie – Nigeria (Worth: $10 million)
Chris Okotie was a pop star before switching to preaching as a pastor. His hit song ‘Show Me Your Backside’ was popular in the 80s. The name of his church is Household of God Church.