Richest Pastor in The World 2023: There are a lot of rich pastors in the world at the moment. With the introduction of prosperity Gospel, a lot of Pastors are now able to make a lot of money from their Ministries.
Trust me in the list of the richest pastor in the world, all the pastors in the list are Pentecostal pastors who have founded their own Churches with branches all around the world.
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Who is the Richest Pastor in The World?
lets take a dive to see who the world’s richest pastor is.
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Kenneth Copeland – $760 million
Ken Copeland is the richest pastor in the world with a net worth of $760 million.
Ken is an American televangelist and author. He is the founder of Ken Copeland Ministries based in Tarrant County, the 3rd most populous county in Texas and 15th in the United States.
Ken Copeland started out as a pilot before starting his own Ministry.
Ken is an ardent preacher of prosperity Gospel. Born December 6, 1936, Ken has made good fortunes as an Evangelist including a $3.6 million private jet, Mansions and luxurious vehicles.
During the the pandemic of COVID-19, Copeland repeatedly got attention for his comments and actions in response to the outbreak. On March 11, 2020, Copeland claimed to heal viewers of his TV show of the disease, asking them to touch the television set as he prayed for them.
David Oyedepo – $150 million
Bishop Oyedepo is the richest pastor on the African continent and the second richest pastor in the world.
He 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.
he 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
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Pat Robertson – $ 100 million
Pat is an American media mogul, televangelist, political commentator, former Republican presidential candidate, and former Southern Baptist minister.
Robertson advocates a conservative Christian ideology and is known for his past activities in Republican party politics.
He is associated with the Charismatic Movement within Protestant evangelicalism. He serves as chancellor and CEO of Regent University and chairman of the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN).
CBN is a global nonprofit ministry demonstrating the love of God and sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ through media evangelism and humanitarian aid
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Pastor Benny Hinn – $ 70 million
Benny Hinn is an Israeli televangelist, best known for his regular “Miracle Crusades”—revival meeting or faith healing summits that are usually held in stadiums in major cities, which are later broadcast worldwide on his television program, This Is Your Day.
Born Toufik Benedictus on 3 December 1952, founded the Orlando Christian Center in 1983 in Orlando Florida.
His healing Crusades have seen many receive healing from various illnesses. Benny Hinn is the author of a number of Christian books.
His recent collaboration with Pastor Chris have seen the two take the Gospel to the next level. They Started a Television station LoveworldUSA, which airs 24 hours a day.
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Pastor Chris – $ 60 million
Pastor Chris is the 5th richest pastor in the world.
Oyakhilome’s ministry holds meetings in the United Kingdom and the United States, and has “healing school” sessions in South Africa and Canada.
He was also the first to pioneer a Christian-based television network from Africa to the rest of the world.
He also held the largest single night event held in Nigeria in 2005 with 3.5 million people in attendance “Good Friday Miracle Night”.
Oyakhilome also hosts Higher Life conferences in Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, UK, US and Canada.
Pastor Chris is the author of several books with Rhapsody of Realities, A daily devotional being the second most translated book in the world, aside the bible. Pastor Chris has sold more than 1 billion copies of Rhapsody. His recent online meetings have seen billions of people attend from around the world.
Joel Osteen -$50 million
Joel Osteen is the fifth richest pastor in the world with a net worth of $50 million. oel Scott Osteen is an American pastor, televangelist, and author, based in Houston, Texas. As of 2018, Osteen’s televised sermons were seen by approximately 10 million viewers in the US and several million more in over 100 countries weekly. Osteen has also written several best-selling books.
Osteen was born in Houston, Texas, and is one of six children of John Osteen and Dolores (“Dodie”) Pilgrim. His father, a former Southern Baptist pastor, founded Lakewood Church (of which Osteen is the current senior pastor) in the back of an old feed store.
He graduated from Humble High School, a public high school in the city of Humble, Texas, in 1981, and attended Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he studied radio and television communications, but did not graduate; he did not receive a degree from a divinity school.
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Creflo Dollar -$30 million
Creflo Dollar is the 6th richest pastor in the world on our list. Creflo Augustus Dollar, Jr., is an American pastor, televangelist, and the founder of the non-denominational Christian World Changers Church International based in College Park, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta.
Dollar also heads the Creflo Dollar Ministerial Association (formerly called International Covenant Ministries), Creflo Dollar Ministries, and Arrow Records.
Dollar began developing World Changers Ministries Christian Center in 1986. He held the church’s first worship service in the cafeteria of Kathleen Mitchell Elementary School in College Park, with eight people in attendance.
He later renamed the ministry as World Changers Church International (WCCI), and the congregation moved from the cafeteria to a dedicated chapel.
Four services were held each Sunday, and Creflo added a weekly radio broadcast. On December 24, 1995, WCCI moved into its present location, the 8,500-seat facility known as the World Dome.
The church has said that the nearly $20,000,000 World Dome was built without any bank financing.
Rick Warren -$ 25 million
Richard Duane Warren is an American Baptist evangelical Christian pastor and author. He is the founder and senior pastor of Saddleback Church, an evangelical megachurch affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention in Lake Forest, California.
Rick Warren is one of the richest Pastors in the world with a net worth of $25 million.
Jesse Duplantis -$20 million
Jesse Duplants is the 8th richest pastor in the world. He has a net worth of $20 million. Jesse Duplantis was born on July 9, 1949 is a preacher from the Christian Evangelical Charismatic tradition based in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S., and the founder of Jesse Duplantis Ministries.
Duplantis was on the Board of Regents of Oral Roberts University, which awarded him an honorary doctorate, until late 2007, when he, fellow regent Creflo Dollar, and the President of the University Richard Roberts all resigned.
Bishop TD Jakes -$20 million
Bishop TD Jakes is on our list as the 9th richest pastor in the world. He has net worth of $20 million.
Thomas Dexter Jakes Sr. known as T. D. Jakes, is an American bishop, author and filmmaker. He is the bishop of The Potter’s House, a non-denominational American megachurch. Jakes’s church services and Evangelistic sermons are broadcast on The Potter’s Touch.