We bring to you the the richest pastor in Africa 2020.
The continent of Africa has become so receptive to the gospel now than never before. Almost every pastor in Africa lives a good life. Take a look at the richest pastor in Africa 2020 and the list of the top 5.
The Richest Pastor in Africa 2020
Bishop David Oyedepo – $ 200 million
David O. Oyedepo is a Nigerian preacher, Christian author, businessman, architect and the founder and presiding Bishop of the megachurch Faith Tabernacle in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria, and Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners’ Chapel International.
The Winners’ Chapel International network of churches is located in over 300 cities, in all states of Nigeria, and in several cities in 45 African nations, Dubai, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Oyedepo has been seen as one of the pioneers of the Christian charismatic movement in Africa and has been referred to as one of the most powerful preachers in Nigeria.
He is the Chancellor of Covenant University and Landmark University. He was named in 2011 by Forbes magazine as being the richest pastor in Nigeria.
‘You have escaped from the kingdom of oppression!
— @davidoyedepomin (@DavidOyedepoMin) April 5, 2020
Enoch Adeboye – $ 150 million
Enoch Adejare Adeboye was born on 2 March 1942 in Ifewara, near Ife, in Osun State, Nigeria.
He went to the University of NIgeria (UNN) in Nsukka but because of the Nigeria Civil War, he completed his first degree in the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics in 1967.
That same year, he married Foluke Adenike. They have four children namely: Adeolu Adeboye, Bolu Adubi (nee Adeboye), Leke Adeboye and Dare Adeboye. In 1969, he obtained a master’s degree in hydrodynamics from University of Lagos.
He joined the Redeemed Christian Church of God in 1973 and began interpreting Yoruba to English by Pastor Josiah Olufemi Akindayomi. In 1975, he obtained a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Lagos. He holds a position as Professor of Mathematics at University of Lagos.
Pastor Chris – $100 million
Chris Oyakhilome (also known as “Pastor Chris”) is the founder and president of LoveWorld Incorporated, also known as Christ Embassy, based in Lagos, Nigeria.
He was also the first to pioneer a Christian-based television network from Africa to the rest of the world.
Oyakhilome is the author of several books, including “Rhapsody of Realities”, distributed monthly in several countries
Prophet TB Joshua – $70 million
Temitope Balogun Joshua , commonly referred to as T. B. Joshua, is a Nigerian charismatic pastor, televangelist and philanthropist. He is the leader and founder of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN), a Christian megachurch that runs the Emmanuel TV television station from Lagos.
Joshua is known for his popularity across Africa and Latin America and his social media presence with 3,500,000 fans on Facebook. His YouTube channel, Emmanuel TV, has over 1,000,000 YouTube subscribers and is the world’s most viewed Christian ministry on the platform. Described as the “Oprah of evangelism” and “YouTube’s most popular Pastor”, Emmanuel TV is among the world’s largest Christian television networks