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Introduction

Who are the top richest pastors in the world?

Pastors are messengers of God through Jesus Christ, called upon to be rich in doing good but in this post, we are referring to financial wealth.

They have been in existence, a long debate on whether pastors should be rich or not.

However, the latest trends show that rich pastors command a multitude of the congregation and some of them are society helpers.

Listed below are the top 20 richest pastors in the world?

1. Bishop David Oyedepo

NET WORTH: $150 million

David Oyedepo is officially the richest pastor in the world.

The popular Nigerian Bishop is a writer, evangelist and the founder of Winner’s Chapel, which was originally known as a living faith church.

He owns two 5-star private universities in Nigeria – Covenant And Landmark university and is one of the best-selling Christian authors.

With an estimated net worth of about $150 million, he tops the list of the richest pastors in the world.

2. Bishop T.D. Jakes

NET WORTH: $147 million

Trailing David Oyedepo, Bishop T.D. Jakes comes in second on the list of the top richest pastors in the world.

The American Bishop is also a gospel writer musician and movie producer.

Jakes is the overseeing minister of the potter’s house, a church based in the United States.

The Bishop has an estimated net worth of around $147 million.

3. Pat Robertson

NET WORTH: $100 million

Marion Gordon Pat Robertson in full, is a televangelist, media personality and politician.

The pastor collaborates and partakes with several corporations and institutions, where he gets most of his wealth from.

He is the owner of Regent University and has harnessed an estimated net worth of about $100 million.

4. Uebert Angel

NET WORTH: $60 million

Uebert Angel is one of the top richest pastors in the world.

The pastor is the leading minister and founder of Spirit Embassy, which is now known as Good News Church.

The Zimbabwean man of God is the owner of Free Earth Humanitarian Organisation, a charity organization with a vision to help the needy.

5. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome

NET WORTH: $50 million

Chris Oyakhilome is a TV personality, pastor and gospel author.

The Nigerian pastor is the leading minister and founder of Believers Love World Incorporated A.K.A Christ Embassy.

He was formerly married to Reverend Anita Ebhodagbe and the union produced two children.

With an estimated net worth of about $50 million, the Man of God is one of the top richest pastors in the world.

6. Benny Hinn

NET WORTH: $42 million

Born as Tourik Benedictus Benny Hinn, he is an Israeli pastor, host, televangelist, and author.

He is popularly known for his power-packed evangelical Crusades, conferences and restoration campaigns.

Benny has an estimated net worth of $42 million to sit among the top richest pastors in the world.

7. Joel Osteen

NET WORTH: $40 million

Joel Osteen is an American pastor, televangelist and author.

His preaching has reached over 20 million souls worldwide and he is the senior apostle of Lakewood Church Services.

He has an estimated net worth of approximately $40 million.

8. Pastor Enoch Adeboye

NET WORTH: $39 million

Enoch Adejare Adeboye in full, is a Nigerian pastor, televangelist, author and professor of mathematics.

The Man of God is the leading pastor and general overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God.

With an estimated net worth of roughly $39 million, the overseer rightly takes his place among the top richest pastors in the world.

9. Tshifinwa Irene

NET WORTH: $35 million

Tshifinwa Irene is one of the top richest pastors in the world.

The South African minister of the gospel is the leading pastor of divine health world restoration services.

She has an estimated net worth of about $35 million.

10. Creflo Dollar

Net Worth of $27 million

Creflo Dollar is an American pastor, apostle, and televangelist.

The Man of God is the founding pastor of
non-denominational world changers church international.

He is married to Taffi Dollar and has an estimated net worth of $27 million, making him one of the richest pastors in the world.

11. Ray Macaulay

NET WORTH: $25 million

Ray Macaulay is a South African pastor, author, leader, televangelist and retired fitness athlete.

The minister of God is the president of the International Federation of Christian Churches abbreviations as IFCC and is the host of the Television programme, a new day with Pastor Ray.

His net worth is roughly $25 million, making him one of the top richest pastors in the world.

12. Billy Graham

NET WORTH: $25 million

Billy Graham sits among the top richest pastors in the world.

The American was a religious leader, pastor, televangelist, and media personality.

The man of God, Pastor Billy was the spiritual consultant to the United States Presidents from the 33rd, is Harry S Truman to the 44th, Barack Obama who became the first black president of the country.

13. Rick Warren

NET WORTH: $25 million

Rick Warren is an American pastor, author and preacher.

He is the founder of both the saddle back church and evangelical mega church in the states.

The minister of the gospel has an estimated net worth of $25 million.

14. Keneth Copeland

NET WORTH: $25 million

Keneth Copeland is an American pastor, speaker, singer, television personality and televangelist.

He is the founder and leading senior pastor of Kenneth Copeland Ministries.

The apostle has an estimated net worth of about $25 million, making him one of the top richest pastors in the world.

15. Pastor Temitope Balogun Joshua

NET WORTH: $25 million

Popularly known as Pastor T.B Joshua, the Nigerian pastor is a pastor, minister, televangelist and charity giver.

He is the founder of synagogue church of all nations and is married to Evelyn Joshua.

The minister sits among the top richest pastors in the world with an estimated net worth of approximately $25 million.

16. Ayodele Joseph Ortisejafor

NET WORTH: $15 million

Ayodele Joseph Ortisejafor is one of the top richest pastors in the world.

The former national president of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) is the founder and leading minister of life Bible church.

He also served as the president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and has an estimated net worth of around $15 million.

17. Pastor Mathew Ashimolowo

NET WORTH: $15 million

Pastor Mathew Ashimolowo is a Nigerian minister of God, author and television personality.

He is one of Nigeria’s best-selling evangelical author and is one of the leading Christian frontiers in the country.

With an estimated net worth of roughly $15 million, he is one of the top richest pastors in the world.

18. Christopher Ogheneborie Okotie

NET WORTH: $12 million

Christopher Ogheneborie Okotie is a Nigerian pastor, minister, preacher, televangelist, politician, author and businessperson.

He is the senior pastor and overseer of household of God church international ministries.

The Man of God has an estimated net worth of $12 million.

19. Juanita Bynum

NET WORTH: $10 million

Juanita Bynum is one of the top richest pastors in the world.

The American pastor is a musician, television personality, author and actress.

She is a best-seller of gospel publications and has an estimated net worth of around $10 million.

20. Joyce Meyer

NET WORTH: $8-10 million

Full name: Pauline Joyce Hutchison is an American pastor, author, and preacher.

She is the founder and senior pastor of Joyce Meyer ministries and airs her evangelical messages through radio and television.

Earning an estimated net worth of about 8-10 million, Joyce Meyer rounds off the list of the top richest pastors in the world.

Conclusion

With the figures above, one may agree that being a pastor is not a bad idea after all.

Most of these rich men of God are known for their charitable works and are pacesetters in Christian integration into society.

Do you agree with the list?

Let’s hear from you via the comment section.

Princewill Ubaha is an electrical engineer by profession, a content writer by perspiration, and an Akwa Ibomite by birth. He always believed that the habit of persistence is the habit of victory.

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