Who are the Richest Pastors in the world? These days we have different kinds of Pastors from the good ones to the bad ones which means we all need to watch where and under who we worship and also need to read and understand the Bible individually.
We now have the richest Pastors that are worth millions of dollars, living in multi-million mansions, driving expensive cars, flying private Jets. Most of their fortune is acquired from funds raised from services, and some are also into different businesses. In fact, some of them are among the richest people in the world. So, who are the 10 richest pastors in the world? Find out their names and net worths below.
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- 1 The Top 10 Forbes Richest Pastors In The World 2020 And Their Net Worths
- 1.1 #1. BISHOP DAVID OYEDEPO NET WORTH – $150 million
- 1.2 #2. BISHOP T.D JAKES NET WORTH – $147 million
- 1.3 #3. PASTOR CHRIS OYAKHILOME NET WORTH – $50 million
- 1.4 #4. PASTOR JOEL OSTEEN NET WORTH – $40 million
- 1.5 #5. PASTOR ENOCH ADEBOYE NET WORTH – $39 million
- 1.6 #6. PASTOR CREFLO DOLLAR NET WORTH – $27 million
- 1.7 #7. KENNETH COPELAND NET WORTH – $25 million
- 1.8 #8. PASTOR BENNY HINN NET WORTH – $25 million
- 1.9 #9. PASTOR T.B JOSHUA NET WORTH – $15 million
- 1.10 #10. PASTOR JOSEPH PRINCE NET WORTH – $5 million
- 2 Who Are The Richest Pastors In The World?
The Top 10 Forbes Richest Pastors In The World 2020 And Their Net Worths
#1. BISHOP DAVID OYEDEPO NET WORTH – $150 million
Bishop David Oyedepo is the richest pastor in the world with a net worth of $150 million.
He is the founder and Presiding Bishop of one of the largest congregations in Africa LIVING FAITH CHURCH WORLDWIDE also known WINNERS CHAPEL INTERNATIONAL. The Megachurch has over 50,000 members and branches in over 300 cities all over the world like 45 African nations, the United States, and the United Kingdom.
He is also the richest out of all Nigerian pastors and he has one of the biggest churches in Nigeria. Bishop Oyedepo is one of the most powerful pastors in Nigeria. His assets and investments include four private jets, many buildings in the UK, and US among other things. In fact, he is one of the top Nigerian pastors with private jets.
As of 2018, Bishop Oyedepo was the richest pastor in the world. In 2019, he retained the title and is still the richest pastor in 2020.
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Bishop Oyedepo was born on 27th Of September, 1954 in Osogbo, he is also a businessman, owns two (2) universities Covenant University and Landmark University. He is an author and a publisher, has several fancy cars, and buildings around the world.
Out of the top 10 richest pastors, he is the only pastor that has 4 private jets. Faith Tabernacle also owned by the church as a capacity of 50,000 seaters which was recorded in the Guinness Book Of Records as the largest church auditorium in the world.
#2. BISHOP T.D JAKES NET WORTH – $147 million
COUNTRY: UNITED STATES
Bishop T.D Jakes claims the world’s second-richest pastor in the list with a net worth of $147 million. He is the founder of The Potter’s House, a megachurch in America with a capacity of over 30,000 worshippers. He is an author, a filmmaker, an actor and a singer.
Bishop Thomas Dexter was born on the 9th Of June 1957, he holds an annual mega-fest festival where over 300,000 people attend. His church services programs are broadcasted on The Poster’s Touch which is shown on The Word Network, Lightsource.com.
#3. PASTOR CHRIS OYAKHILOME NET WORTH – $50 million
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is the third in the top ten richest pastors and if you’re wondering how much is Pastor Chris worth? The answer is $50 million dollars. He is the founder and Senior Pastor of Believers Loveworld known as The Christ Embassy Church.
He is popularly known for performing miracles and running different branches like Healing School and Loveworld Books in his ministry which made him have over 40,000 members in his church. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome was born on the 7th Of December, 1963 into the family of Tim Oyakhilome.
The charismatic televangelist pastor is a businessman and has an investment in hotels, TV stations, magazines, and real estate. He is the second richest pastor in Nigeria. He is said to have one or two private jets. One of Pastor Chris’s private jet was rumored to have been given to him by his nephew.
#4. PASTOR JOEL OSTEEN NET WORTH – $40 million
COUNTRY: UNITED STATES
The Televangelist Pastor Joel Scott Osteen claims the fourth position on the world’s richest pastors with a net worth between $40 million to $60 million. He is the head Pastor at the church his father, John Osteen founded.
His megachurch, Lakewood Church is known as the largest Protestant Church in the United States of America. He is an author and also does televised sermons and evangelism on TV that is broadcasted to over 7 million viewers weekly and over 20 million viewers monthly in over 100 countries.
This rich pastor was born on the 5th Of March, 1963 to the family of John Osteen. He has written over ten books that made it to number one on The New York Times Best Seller List. Joel Osteen is also the richest American pastor in the world.
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#5. PASTOR ENOCH ADEBOYE NET WORTH – $39 million
Pastor Enoch Adeboye is the fifth on the list with a net worth of $39 million. He is first ordained as a Pastor in the Redeemed Christian Church Of God (RCCG) in 1977 before he became the General Overseer in 1981.
The church has over 18,000 branches in Nigeria and several branches in 196 around the world. Pastor Adeboye was born on the 2nd Of March, 1942. Also called Daddy GO, Pastor Adeboye is a Professor of Mathematics which he got from the University Of Lagos(Unilag).
He is among the Pastors that own a Private Jet and also the church is the owner of Redeemers University.
#6. PASTOR CREFLO DOLLAR NET WORTH – $27 million
COUNTRY: UNITED STATES
Pastor Creflo Dollar is the founder of Non-Denominational World Changers Church International based in Georgia, United States. He is also the head of Creflo Dollar Ministerial Association and Arrow Records.
He was born on the 28th Of January, 1962, he guides a congregation of about 30,000 people and he lives a lavish lifestyle owning a Private Jet, 2 Rolls Royce, and extraordinary Mansions. Creflo Dollar networth is $27 million.
#7. KENNETH COPELAND NET WORTH – $25 million
COUNTRY: UNITED STATES
Kenneth Max Copeland is the seventh with a net worth of $25 million. He is the founder of Kenneth Copeland Ministries which was built on 1500 acres of land. He is also a speaker, an author, televangelist aside been a pastor.
He was born on the 3rd Of December, 1936, and is one of the Pastors that lives an extravagant life as he owns a Private jet, Mansions, and expensive cars. He is also the richest pastor in USA.
#8. PASTOR BENNY HINN NET WORTH – $25 million
COUNTRY: UNITED STATES
Evangelist Benny Hinn also made the list of the current world richest pastors at number 8 position. He founded Orlando Christian Center in 1983 where he performs healings and miracles. He is best known for performing healings and preaching on prosperity gospels.
He later performs healing at Miracle Crusade, a crusade he holds at large stadiums and auditorium across the United States. He was born on the 3rd Of December, 1952 hailed from Isreal, he is also an author and has published many books which many pastors learn from.
#9. PASTOR T.B JOSHUA NET WORTH – $15 million
Pastor Temitope Balogun Joshua popularly known as T.B. Joshua is the ninth in the world’s richest pastors and the fourth richest pastor in Nigeria with an approximate net worth of $10 million. He is the founder of the megachurch, Synagogue Church Of All Nations located in Lagos, Nigeria.
He is one of the Pastors that have the highest social media followers with 3,500,000 fans on Facebook and 1,000,000 followers subscribers. He was born on the 12th Of June, 1963. He owns a Christian television network called Emmanuel TV.
He is a minister, a televangelist, and a philanthropist who gives back to his church members who need help.
#10. PASTOR JOSEPH PRINCE NET WORTH – $5 million
Joseph Prince is a Singaporean pastor and he has a net worth of $5 million. He is the senior pastor and church leader of one of the largest churches in Asia, the New Creation Church in Singapore. He is a TV host of a church program called ”Destined to Reign” and has published two Christian books.
Joseph Prince was born on the 15th of May, 1963 to a Sikh priest and a Chinese mother. Previously, he was an IT consultant before being appointed to the post of a pastor. He has preached in more than 8 different countries around the world including the United States, Indonesia, Australia, and Canada.
He is the tenth in the top list of world’s wealthy pastors. He is also the richest pastor in Singapore.
Who Are The Richest Pastors In The World?
The top 10 rich pastors in 2020 are listed below from the top to bottom:
1. Bishop David Oyedepo
2. Bishop T.D. Jakes
3. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome
4. Pastor Joel Osteen
5. Pastor Enoch Adeboye
6. Pastor Creflo Dollar
7. Pastor Kenneth Copeland
8. Pastor Benny Hinn
9. Pastor T.B. Joshua
10. Pastor Joseph Prince