The Top 10 Richest Pastors in Nigeria 2020

The Top 10 Richest Pastors in Nigeria 2020

Shouldn't be shocking to most of us that pastors are among the highest earners in Nigeria. Most are worth millions of dollars and have companies also running. The likes of Chris Oyakhilome, E A Adeboye, David Oyedepo are super rich, owning private jets and luxury rides. Most of their money comes from their super huge congregations and various church branches located in different countries with junior pastors heading them. We've looked at the richest pastors in the world and below are the Top 10 richest pastors in Nigeria 2020.

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  • W. F Kumuyi - $4 million 
  • Gbenga Oso - $5 million 
  • David Ibiyeomi - $8 million
  • Chris Okotie - $ 10 million 
  • Ayodele Oritsejafor - $12 million 
  • Matthew Ashimolow - $12 million 
  • TB Joshua - $15 million 
  • E.A Adeboye - $40 million 
  • Chris Oyakhilome - $50 million
  • David Oyedepo - $150 million
10) W.F Kumuyi 
Net Worth - $4 million 

William Kumuyi is a very famous Nigerian pastor
William Kumuyi is a very famous Nigerian pastor

William Kumuyi is a very famous Nigerian pastor. He sits tenth on the richest pastors list with net worth of $4 million. He is the founder of Deeper Christian Life Ministry with headquarters in Lagos. Kumuyi in 1975 got expelled from Apostolic Faith Church for preaching on the baptism of Holy Spirit. In 2013, Kumuyi made statements saying that Christmas celebration is idolatrous and unscriptural and warned his members of celebrating it. He said those celebrating it observe God's commandments.

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9) Gbenga Oso 
Net Worth - $5 million 

Gbenga Oso
Gbenga Oso 

Gbenga Oso is the ninth richest pastor in Nigeria 2020. His church Laughter Foundation International Ministry is also known as God's Baby Factory, wow this seems interesting. Gbenga Oso is fondly referred to as "Daddy of One million babies". According to the man of God he said "in 1997, God told me that i was going to start a ministry and the only thing that the ministry would focus on is child bearing Matters".

8) David Ibiyeomi 
Net Worth - $8 million 

David Ibiyeomi is the founder of Salvation Ministries
David Ibiyeomi is the founder of Salvation Ministries

David Ibiyeomi is the founder of Salvation Ministries with it's headquarters in Porthacourt, Nigeria. Salvation Ministries was started on April 13, 1997 with a little over twenty members in attendance. Salvation Ministries in July of same year moved to a larger plot of land. More than 50,000 attendees every Sunday is what the church averages. 14 Satellite churches were started on one day by salvation ministries and all running five services each.

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7) Chris Okotie 
Net Worth - $10 million

Chris Okotie is the pastor of Household of God Church International Ministries
Chris Okotie is the pastor of Household of God Church International Ministries

Chris Okotie is the pastor of Household of God Church International Ministries. The church was founded in 1987. Okotie is a two-time divorcee, having married twice and still got separated from his second wife in June 2012. Chris Okotie declared his interest in the gone 2019 presidential run, urging APC and PDP to adopt him. In 2003, 2007 and 2011 he has made failed attempts to be the president of Nigeria. Chris Okotie is one of the richest pastors in Nigeria 2020 with net worth of $10 million. 

6) Ayodele Oritsejafor 
Net Worth - $12 million 

Ayodele Oritsejafor Joseph
Ayodele Oritsejafor Joseph

Ayodele Oritsejafor Joseph is the fifth president of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN). He also was the national president of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) for five years. Papa Ayo as he is fondly called founded the Word of Life Bible Church with its headquarters located in Warri, Nigeria.

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5) Matthew Ashimolow 
Net Worth - $12 million 

Matthew Ashimolowo is a Nigerian pastor based in London, England
Matthew Ashimolowo is a Nigerian pastor based in London, England

Matthew Ashimolowo is a Nigerian pastor based in London, England. His church is Kingsway International Christian Center (KICC) which is in London. Matthew Ashimolowo got most of his wealth from sales of Christian literature and documentaries from his media company, Matthew Ashimolowo Media. He also earns an annual salary of £100,000 confirmed by KICC annual accounts.

4) TB Joshua 
Net Worth - $15 million 

TB Joshua
TB Joshua 

This is the man we always see on Emmanuel TV performing miracles. He is the fourth richest pastor with net worth of $15 million. TB Joshua founded Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN) a long time ago. The church started growing to what it is today. He has his sermons televised on Emmanuel TV from Lagos State. He is also known for his healing anointing water.

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3) E A Adeboye 
Net Worth - $40 million 

EA Adeboye
E.A Adeboye 

If you are a Nigerian then you definitely should know who Adeboye is. Enoch Adeboye is the General Oversea of Redeemed Christian Church of God also known as RCCG. He became the church's General Oversea in 1981. RCCG has about 14 million branches and several other branches in around 196 nations of the world. Well, he once said his aim is to put a church within five minutes walking distance in developing cities and five minutes driving distance in developed cities.

2) Chris Oyakhilome 
Net Worth - $50 million

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is very popular and the second richest Nigerian pastor
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is very popular and the second richest Nigerian pastor

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is very popular and the second richest Nigerian pastor. He is well known for his prosperity teachings in church but he is regarded by many to be one of the best Bible teachers in Nigeria. Chris Oyakhilome is the founder and President of Loveworld Incorporated (Christ Embassy). The church headquarters is located in Lagos State, Nigeria. He is the author of "Rhapsody of Realities" which is distributed monthly around the world.

1) David Oyedepo 
Net Worth - $150 million 

David Oyedepo
David Oyedepo 

Here we got the richest pastor in Nigeria 2020. He is one of the most popular and powerful Nigerian preacher and the founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide also known as Winners Chapel International. Oyedepo is the chancellor of the popular private universities; Covenant and Landmark University. He is the presiding Bishop of Mega Faith Tabernacle located in Ota, Ogun State.

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