The 21st century pastors in the world are living large. Many have criticized them for living a life of affluence why their members live in abject poverty, well that’s a debate for another post.
The pastors listed here are known as GOs (General Overseers) of their churches and they give final approval for any disbursement of funds received by the church.
In this post we will be providing in details, the 10 richest pastors in the world as at 2019 and their net worth. Their net worth would amaze you as regards how they make their money.
Truth be told, they make their money from Tithe offerings, collections, grants from government, cash gifts and items from congregations. There could be other grey areas but for the sake of public consumption, the above are the white areas we all are aware of.
Now lets go to the onus of this post.
Top 10 Richest Pastors In The World And Their Net Worth For 2019
10. Joseph Prince Net Worth: $5 million (Singapore)
Joseph Prince, born 1963 is the senior pastor of New Creation Church in Singapore and also one of its founders in 1983. The senior pastor of one of the biggest churches in Asia, Joseph Prince has an annual salary of $550,000 while the financial reports of the church bill to $50 million per year. Having addressed several congregations all around the world, Prince also hosts a religious program Destined to Reign. Joseph Prince’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million today.
9. Chris Okotie Net worth: $10 Million (Nigeria)
Christopher Okotie June 16, 1958 (age 57) is a Nigerian pop musician and the pastor of the Household of God Church International Ministries. He is part of the most flamboyant congregations in the nation and one of richest pastors in Nigeria.
A man with great fortunes, Okotie has several posh cars like Porsche, Hummer, Mercedes S600, Rolls-Royce, etc. Chris Okotie’s net worth is valued at $10 million.
8. Matthew Ashimolowo Net worth: $10 Million (Nigeria)
Nigerian clergyman Mathhew Ashimolowa is the senior pastor of Kingsway International Christian Center in London. He is also the fourth richest pastor in Nigeria. With assets of over $40 million Mathhew Ashimolowo’s net worth is valued at $10 million at profit.
One of the most popular pastors in Africa, his programs are aired almost daily in several radio and television programs in Europe and Africa.
7) T.B Joshua’s net worth is estimated to be $15 million today.
The third richest pastor in Nigeria, T.B Joshua is Nigeria’s most powerful preacher known for his healings and . The senior pastor of the Synagogue Church of All nations which he found in 1987 he is also considered to be the most controversial pastor in the world. A televangelist, Christian minister and fail healer, Joshua has been involved in several humanitarian activities related to health, education and rehabilitation.
T.B Joshua also makes his fortunes through his own Christian television network, Emmanuel TV.
6) T.D Jakes Net worth: $18 Million (United States)
The third richest pastor in United States, T.D Jakes is the Apostle/Bishop of The Potter’s House, one of the largest denominational Church in USA with over 30,000 members. An evangelist, TD Jakes features at The Potter’s Touch and his annual revival MegaFest cites around 100,000 people.
He also has several gospel music recordings and runs an annual women’s conference called Woman Thou Art Loosed. T.D Jakes’s net worth is estimated to be $18 million today.
5. Billy Graham Net worth: $25 Million (United States)
Billy Graham, November 7, 1918 (age 96) an American evangelist, is the oldest pastor in United States. He is best known for several outdoor and indoor rallies and sermons that made headlines on newspapers and television.
The founder of Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, Billy Graham’s net worth is estimated to be $25 million as of today. He is also considered to be one of the most powerful pastors in the world with reach in several nations.
4) Creflo Dollar Net worth: $27 Million (United States)
The second richest pastor in USA, Creflo Dollar, January 28, 1962 (age 53),
is an American televangelist and the pastor of World Changers Church International. A Word of Faith teacher, Creflo Dollar’s real name is also reported to be Michael Smith which is believes is an urban legend.
He also owns the Creflo Dollar Ministries and Arrow Records. One of the richest pastors in the world today, Creflo Dollar’s net worth is estimated to be $27 million today.
3) Pastor Benny Hinn – Net worth: $42 Million (United States)
Toufik Benedictus Hinn, an Israeli-American televangelist, born December 3, 1952 earned wealth through his ministry and evangelical program. He is well-known for his regular miracle healing crusades, which are held in large stadiums in major cities and broadcasted in the TV.
The richest pastor in USA, Benny Hinn makes his fortunes through his ministry and evangelical programs. An Israeli-American televangelist, Benny Hinn is best known for his healing crusades that he organizes in large stadiums of major cities around the world.A master of revival meeting and faith healing, Benny Hinn is also an author and considered to be the best preachers in the world today. Benny Hinn’s net worth is estimated to be $42 million.
(2) Pastor Chris Oyakhilome – Net worth: $50 Million (Nigeria)
Chris Oyakhilome’ born December 7, 1963. The founder of Christ Embassy has more than 40,000 members, several of whom are successful entrepreneurs and politicians. This pastor’s diversified interests include magazines, newspapers, a TV station, a record label, hotels, satellite TV and real estate.
Oyakhilome’s ministry has stretched beyond the coasts of Nigeria and South Africa, and he now holds large meetings in the United Kingdom and the United States and has Healing school sessions in South Africa and in Canada. He currently has over 1.2 million followers on Twitter, as well as his own social networking website called Yookos
(1) Bishop David Oyedepo – Net worth: $150 Million (Nigeria)
David O. Oyedepo (born September 27, 1954) is a Nigerian Christian author, role model to upcoming pastors, preacher, the founder, presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church World Wide, also known as Winners’ Chapel, and its affiliated international churches known as Winners Chapel International, with headquarters in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. He is generally known as a no nonsense pastor that talks without mincing his words.
Bishop David Oyedepo is the senior pastor of Faith Tabernacle, a 50,000 seat church auditorium, reported to be the largest church auditorium in the world by the Guinness Book of Records.
This prosperous pastor owns private jets and homes in the US and the UK.
Bishop David Oyedepo is the richest/wealthiest pastor or clergy in the world.
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