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Shepherd Bushiri also known as Major 1 or Prophet Shepherd Bushiri, is a Christian preacher, motivational speaker, author and businessman from Malawi.
He founded and leads a Christian non-denominational evangelical church known as the Enlightened Christian Gathering.
Shepherd Bushiri net worth is $150 million in 2023.
Shepherd Bushiri Biography
Shepherd Bushiri grew up in Mzuzu, which is in the northern part of Malawi. His mother gave him the name Shepherd due to the complexities around his birth, acknowledging the Lord as her Shepherd. He travels around the world holding crusades and meetings focused on teaching, prophesy and healing.
Shepherd Bushiri is now known as one of the wealthiest pastors in the world and one of the most affluent people in Africa.
Bushiri is mentored by multimillionaire businessman and leader of Good News Church in UK, Prophet Uebert Angel. Bushiri is said to be the most celebrated and popular Spiritual Son of Prophet Angel. Angel has other Spiritual sons including, but not limited to, Africa-based Romeo Marom, Bulgaria-based miracle worker Maksim Asenov, leader of Imperial City Church, Isaiah Brian Sovi and South Africa-based Apostle Miz Tancred.
The Enlightened Christian Gathering is reported as one of the fastest growing churches in Africa and the world.
Bushiri is the founder of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG). He has established and leads churches in South Africa, Malawi, Ghana, South Sudan and other countries. He has been interviewed for television by the BBC, and received coverage also in Al Jazeera, New African, Nigerian Tribune, and African Leadership magazine.
Shepherd Bushiri net worth
On the night of 28 December 2018, three people died and nine others were injured during a stampede at the ECG Church caused by people trying to avoid a thunderstorm. Bushiri’s spokesman Maynard Manyowa told media that “The ECG Church is not his [Bushiri’s] church, it belongs to South Africa and South Africans.” Manyowa also said that the deaths were “not his [Bushiri’s] problem, but a problem that the church must deal with.
Bushiri’s services attract over 100000 viewers via his personally owned television station, social media and in-person attendees. His largest gatherings are held on New Year’s Eve at FNB Stadium, South Africa with over 95000 attendees both in 2016 and 2017. The FNB Stadium is the largest stadium in Africa.
His church gatherings have not always been well received with the one extreme protest being the destruction of “overflow tents” by arson in February 2020.
Shepherd Bushiri’s company, SB Investments (Pty) Ltd, is an international investment company, based in Sandton near Johannesburg, with interests in oil, mining, real estate, transportation and the hospitality industry.
On 20 February 2018, Bushiri launched one of his hotel investments, a multimillion-dollar property in South Africa.
SBI has a special interest in supporting governments including economies of fragile state countries. In 2017 Bushiri was hosted by the Vice President of South Sudan – Dr James Igga, Reserve Bank Governor and Finance Minister during which a business deal was signed in the area of infrastructure and development.
In 2018 Shepherd Bushiri was given the prestigious award and induction into the CEO Hall of Fame by the African Leadership Magazine.
Shepherd Bushiri Net Worth
Shepherd Bushiri is one of the wealthiest preachers on the African continent. He has a net worth is $150 million as of 2023. He is also a successful businessmen
Shepherd Bushiri enjoys football and chess. He is married to Mary Bushiri, an accountant who previously held a senior managerial position for an international development NGO, who now does business ventures and Christian ministry.
Shepherd Bushiri has been involved in many charitable works around the world, including work in Malawi, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Botswana and South Africa.
He formed a humanitarian organization called “Shepherd Bushiri Foundation” with Duncan Zgambo as the CEO, where he provides for the needy and less privileged.
He provides charitable donations including livelihood support; educational support for orphans; humanitarian relief in the form of food subsidies. In 2017, he took maize to Lilongwe and spent K85 Million in Malawi Charity.
He has invested in young people through his sports academy and through Major 1 Records which sponsors and show-cases up-and-coming music artists.
On 18 July 2018, Nelson Mandela Day, Bushiri launched an Africa-wide school adoption program with donations to a local school. The event was attended by Senior Government Officials from the South Africa Ministry of Education.
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In March 2019 Bushiri visited Alexandra, where a fire had burnt over 100 shacks. He said that he would donate R400000 (equivalent to approx $29000) to emergency services “that should be used for the children in the area.