List of Richest Preachers in Nigeria


Below is the full list of richest pastors and preachers in Nigeria

  • David Oyedepo; the Living Faith Church Worldwide ministry (Winners Chapel International) was founded by Oyedepo, who also serves as its bishop. In more than 300 cities throughout the world, Winners Chapel International has locations. Bishop David Oyedepo has a $150 million net worth. He is the owner of four private aircraft: a Bombardier Challenger 604 (N664D), a Gulfstream I, a Gulfstream IV, and a Gulfstream V Jet. Babcock University, Covenant University, and Hebron Water are all institutions owned by David Oyedepo. The bishop is the owner of both domestic and foreign commercial real estate. His mother was a Christian, and his father was a Muslim healer. David earned a Human Development degree from Honolulu University in Hawaii and studied architecture at the Kwara State Polytechnic in Ilorin, Nigeria.
  • Christ Oyakhilome; the Believer’s World Fellowship, currently known as Christ Embassy Church, was formed by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, who is also the president of Loveworld Incorporated. He attended Edo College and received a scholarship to Bendel State University (now known as Ambrose Ali University), where he earned a degree in architecture. While a student at Ambrose Alli University, Chris started his ministry. He is one of the wealthiest preachers in Africa right now. His yearly healing course is held in South Africa and Nigeria. In certain cases, it draws thousands of sick people from more than 70 nations. Pastor Chris has a $50 million net worth. He founded the Christian cable channel LoveWorld USA with Benny Hinn in 2017.
  • Ayo Oritsejafor; The Senior Pastor and Founder of the World of Life Bible Church is Papa Ayo Oritsejafor. In July 2010, he was chosen to serve as the head of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN). Oritsejafor has a lot of properties around Nigeria, particularly in Lagos and Delta. He is among the wealthiest pastors in Nigeria, with a $32 million net worth. A $3.5 million Bombardier Challenger 601 private plane belongs to Papa Ayo.
  • Lazarus Muoka; author and founder of The Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Movement, Pastor Lazarus Muoka. He came from a Catholic home at birth. In 1994, Muoka became a Pentecostal, and he began his ministry with a small group. It has expanded into one of Nigeria’s and Africa’s biggest churches. The wealth of Pastor Lazarus Muoka is $8 million. He sells books and has his own businesses. There is no proof that Lazarus Muoka bought his private plane.
  • Matther Ashimolowo; The senior pastor at the London-based Kingsway International Christian Center is Matthew Ashimolowo. At the age of 20, Matthew Ashimolowo switched from Islam to Christianity. The estimated $15 million worth of Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo. His media company’s documentaries and Christian literature are his main sources of income. Winning Ways, Ashimolowo’s radio show, is broadcast in London, Ghana, Nigeria, and Zimbabwe.
  • Sam Adeyemi; Senior Pastor Sam Adeyemi oversees Daystar Christian Center in Lagos, Nigeria. In the US, Daystar Network Television and Word Network both air his broadcast program, Excellent Leadership. In 1995, the pastor started Daystar Christian Center. He established Daystar Leadership Academy, a non-profit organization, in the year 2002. His $30 million net worth makes him one of Nigeria’s wealthiest clerics.
  • Enoch Adeboye; author and televangelist for Dove TV, Pastor Enoch Adeboye is a Christian. He is the Redeemed Christian Church of God’s (RCCG) General Overseer. RCCG is one of Nigeria’s most significant churches. It has offices in 192 different countries. Mathematical professor Adeboye worked at the University of Lagos. He entered the ministry in 1973 and assisted Pastor Josiah Olufemi Akindayomi by translating from Yoruba to English. In 1981, he took over Papa Akindayomi. The total wealth of Pastor Adeboye is $65.5 million. The Nigerian televangelist owns a number of properties abroad.
  • Chris Okotie; one of the top televangelists in Nigeria is Pastor Chris Okotie. He studied law at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and earned his degree in 1984. He was a resident of Benin City and attended Edo College. In 1987, Okotie gave up music to focus exclusively on preaching. In Tulsa, Oklahoma, in the United States, he attended the Grace Fellowship Bible School before founding the Household of God Church International Ministries shortly after. Since 1987, he has served as the ministry’s senior pastor. $3 million is Pastor Chris’s net worth. He sells self-published Christian books and owns real estate in Nigeria. Okotie bought himself a Rolls-Royce Phantom coupe in 2013 to commemorate 27 years as a preacher and 30 years as a born-again Christian.
  • David Ibiyeomie; The Salvation Ministries was founded by televangelist David Ibiyeomie. More than 30 branches make up the church. The total wealth of David Ibiyeomie is $41 million. In addition to luxurious homes in Lagos State and Port Harcourt, he is the owner of the Word of Faith Bible Institute. On his 55th birthday, he bought a private plane.
  • Johnson Suleman; Johnson Suleman, an apostle, is worth $10.5 million. From 1998 until 2004, he served as an assistant pastor at the Armor of God Church in Lagos. Suleman has a doctorate in philosophy and studied mass communication. In 2004, he founded Omega Fire Ministries, of which he has served as General Overseer ever since. Johnson said that at the age of 19, still a student, he became a millionaire. He earned the cash by trucking cocoa from his state to northern Nigeria. The cleric own a private plane and a mansion in Nigeria’s Edo State.
  • Mike Okonkwo; Former banker Bishop Mike Okonkwo is a pastor. While still a member of the United Church of Christ in 1972, he founded The Redeemed Evangelical Mission. Up until 1980, Okonkwo belonged to the United Church of Christ. TREM is one of the most well-known churches in Nigeria, and Bishop Mike is one of the richest pastors there with a $3 million net worth. He also has an estate and two private jets.
  • William Kumuyi; he is estimated to be worth $10 million. He is one of Nigeria’s most well-liked and wealthy pastors. The founder and general superintendent of Deeper Life Christian Bible Church is the preacher. Kumuyi graduated with a degree in mathematics from the University of Ibadan. He completed an education post-graduate program at the University of Lagos. In 1962, William worked as a math instructor at Mayflower School. After that, he started instructing math at the University of Lagos. With the help of 15 students, Kumuyi founded the Deeper Christian Life Ministry.
  • Temitope Babatunde Joshua; the late Temitope net worth was $25million.
  • Paul Adefarasin; his net worth is over $12million. On January 25, 1963, Pastor Adefarasin was born in Jamaica to a Nigerian father and a Jamaican mother. He came from an affluent family and led a lavish lifestyle. He was a drug addict before God called him. Until he met God in 1994 and became a born-again Christian, his father’s money only served to destroy him. His decision to join in the International Bible Institute of London was motivated by the delight of his newfound life. He worked as a volunteer after graduating before going on to become a priest. He began his pastoral career at London’s Action Chapel. He went back to Nigeria in 1994 and established The House On The Rock in Lagos State.

In order to develop, educate, and nurture leaders and pastors, he also built Destiny Academy and Destiny College. As the creator of Destiny Publications, Pastor Enenche is the owner of a publishing house. The Dunamis School of Ministry is a bible training institute he established. Position in the Church: Founder and General Overseer The Dunamis International Gospel Center also operates a satellite TV station for the transmission of the gospel. He is also an author of several books.


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