Monday, October 15, 2012

Top Five Richest Pastors In Nigeria

Pastors living large and not at large, whichever way you choose to look at this, everyone has a right to their opinion. Here come the five pastors Forbes thinks are the richest in Nigeria.

Bishop David Oyedepo is the biggest man in the Religion Industry, with four private jet, Gulfstream G550 $40m(N6.4billion), Gulfstream V $30m(N4.8billion), Gulfstream G450 $15m(N2.4b)  and LearJet $13.3m (N2.1b)

1) Bishop David Oyedepo

Estimated net worth: $150 million
Affiliation: Living Faith World Outreach Ministry, aka Winners Chapel.

David Oyedepo is the richest Nigerian preacher; he owns four private jet and homes in London and the United States, his jet worth billion of dollar. He is the founded and owns Covenant University, one of Nigeria’s leading tertiary institution, and Faith Academy. His is the largest worship center with a seating capacity of 50,000

2) Chris Oyakhilome

Estimated net worth:  $30 million - $50 million.
Church: Believers’ Loveworld Ministries, a.k.a Christ Embassy.

The charismatic preacher was at the center of a $35 million money laundering case in which he was accused of siphoning funds from his church to foreign banks. With over 40, 000 members in his Church.

3) Temitope Joshua

Estimated net worth: $10 million - $15 million
Church: Synagogue Church of All Nation (SCOAN)

Nigeria’s most controversial clergyman is also one of the richest and most philanthropic, He owns Emmanuel TV, and in the past few years, he has given over $20 million to causes in education, healthcare and rehabilitation programs for former Niger Delta militants.

4) Matthew Ashimolowo
Estimated net worth: $6 million - $10 million
Church: Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC)

In 1992, Foursqaure Gospel Church, a Nigerian church, sent Ashimolowo to open a satellite branch in London, but Pastor Matthew had other ideas and decided to set up his own church instead. KICC, has the largest Pentecostal church in the United Kingdom, the church post profit close to $10 million and assets worth $40 million.

5) Chris Okotie
Estimated net worth: $3million - $10 million
Church: Household of God Church.

Pastor Okotie made his first success as a popular pop musician in the 80s, he has over 5,000 members in his church, with Nollywood celebrities, musician and other society people, he also contested and lost Nigerian  presidential election for the third time this year under the Fresh Party.

Nigerian Pastor are the biggest pastors in the world. They spend laulau, You there not pass any judgement because there is only one person that can pass judgement on them, God.

I hope other Pastors will not start the race of becoming one of the top 5 too.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Biggest boy in town, spending laulau. Oga ooo, we all will get there soon.