Richest Pastors In The World
This list comprises of the top 10 richest pastors in the world in 2020, around the world there are lot of wealthy pastors but we will be discussing 10 of them.
Have you ever imagined that Forbes will be featuring these pastors?
Some people think pastors are not meant to be rich because their members sponsor most of the events in the churches, but that is a wrong notion as most all of these wealthy pastors have their respective businesses.
These pastors are powerful, influential, and rich, this list will be calculated based on their respective businesses.
Please note that this is the top 10 richest pastors in the world, which means it entails details of the wealthiest pastors around the globe.
The richest Pastor in the world is: Bishop T. D Jakes
Forbes Top 10 Richest Preachers in the World (2020)
- Bishop T. D Jakes – Net Worth=$150.5 Million
- Bishop David Oyedepo – Net worth=$150 Million
- Enoch Adeboye – Net Worth =$55 Million
- Benny Hinn – Net Worth=$52 Million
- Pastor Chris Oyakhilome – Net Worth=$50 Million
- Joel Osteen – Net Worth=$40 Million
- Creflo Dollar – Net Worth=$27 Million
- Kenneth Copeland – Worth=$26.5 Million
- Mattew Ashimolowo – Net Worth=$16 Million
- T.B Joshua – Net Worth=$15 Million
Top 10 Richest Pastors In The World
1) Bishop T. D Jakes – Net Worth=$150.5 Million
Bishop T.D Jakes which was born in 1957, West Virginia, United States is the richest pastor in the world.
Bishop T.D Jakes is an author and also a filmmaker he has written several books, T.D Jakes also owns the “Potters House” which he bought from W. V. Grant in the year1996.
Bishop T.D Jakes also owns an estate “White Rock estate” which is currently estimated at $5.75 million.
2) Bishop David Oyedepo – Net worth=$150 Million
Bishop Oyedepo, the founder of “Living Faith Church Worldwide” Is no doubt the second richest pastor in the world in 2020, Bishop David Oyedepo is also the founder of Convenat University: Covenant University is a private Christian university located in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. It is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, Association of African Universities and National Universities Commission. Wikipedia
Covenant University is a well-known school that is among the best Universities in Nigeria.
He is also the founder of Landmark University, an owner of four private jets and several buildings, including in London and the US. Oyedepo is an author and publisher who has written over 70 titles apart from periodicals.
3) Enoch Adeboye – Net Worth =$55 Million
Enoch Adejayan Adeboye popularly known as E.A Adeboye is the 3rd richest pastors in the world and the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God which its headquarter is located in Lagos.
He is also the founder of the Redeemed private university, owner of a private jet for the kingdom ministry.
4) Benny Hinn – Net Worth=$52 Million
Benny Hinn which is an Israeli televangelist; an evangelical preacher who appears regularly on television to promote beliefs and sometimes appeal for funds.
Just like T.D Jakes, Benny Hinn is also an author with so many books written by him, he is also known for his popular “Miracle Crusades”, revivals meeting and faith healing summit that is usually held in large stadiums in major cities and viewed by millions of Christians on different Tv stations.
5) Chris Oyakhilome – Net Worth=$50 Million
Chris Oyakhilome is the fifth richest pastors in the world 2020, despite his divorce with his wife Anita Ebhodaghe in 2016, he is still a wealthy pastor.
Aside from being the founder of “Believer’s Love World Ministries” which is widely known as “Christ Embassy”, he is an author, owns newspapers, magazines, a local television station, a record label, satellite TV, hotels and is into real estate.
He is well known for the upbringing and sponsorship of the best gospel musicians in Nigeria.
6) Joel Osteen – Net Worth=$40 Million
Joel Osteen is an author based in Houston, Texas who one out his books top the New York Times seller list and had a first printing of about 4 million copies.
Joel Osteen has once been called the “most popular preacher on the planet” and is often listed as one of the most influential religious leaders in the world.
He is the founder and the senior pastor of Lakewood Church with his wife, Victoria, who serves as co-pastor.
Joel Osteen owns an estate that is situated in Houston in a wealthy suburb known as River Oaks which is worth $10.5 million, and his wife also owns a second $2.9 million mansion in Tanglewood, Houston.
7) Creflo Dollar – Net Worth=$27 Million
Creflo Augustus Dollar Jr. is an American televangelist, rap artist, and also the founder of the non-denominational World Changers Church International located in College Park, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta. Creflo Augustus Dollar also heads the Creflo Dollar Ministerial Association, Creflo Dollar Ministries, and Arrow Records.
He is among the top 10 richest pastors in the world, his wealth is coined from his ministerial establishment around the United States.
8) Kenneth Copeland Net – Worth=$26.5 Million
Kenneth Max Copeland is an American televangelist and also an author associated with the charismatic movement.
His organization, Kenneth Copeland Ministries, is located in Tarrant County, Texas. He is well known for preaching the gospel about prosperity, asides his church he owns a private airstrip, a hangar for the ministries $17.5million jet and other aircraft, and a $6million church-owned take-mansion.
9) Matthew Ashimolowo – Net Worth=$16 Million
The senior pastor of Kingsway International Christian Centre in London is among the richest pastors in the world.
Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC) happens to be the biggest Pentecostal church in the UK.
Aside from church he also has other businesses alongside his media company which is focused on Christian literature and documentaries.
10) T. B. Joshua – Net Worth=$15 Million
Temitope Balogun Joshua, widely known as T. B. Joshua, is a Nigerian charismatic pastor, televangelist, and philanthropist.
He is the founder of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations, a Christian megachurch that runs the Emmanuel TV television station from Lagos.
This is the compiled list of the top 10 richest pastors in the world.