There is a statement that says many are called but only few are chosen. They are many pastors in Nigeria but only few of them have achieved great success and accumulated so many wealth in life. Some of these pastors even own private jets and have investments that bring them millions on a daily basis. They have managed to attract a large congregation to their churches and have built a great income generating assets. So in this article I will be sharing with you the top 10 richest pastors in Nigeria in 2023 and their net worth.
10. Apostle Johnson Suleman $5 million
Making the number 10 on our list of the top 10 richest pastors in Nigeria in 2023 is Apostle Johnson Suleman. He is a Nigerian pastor and general overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, a church with its headquarters in Auchi, Edo State. Apostle Johnson Suleman currently has an estimated net worth of $5 million. After working as an assistant pastor in the Armor of God Church in Lagos from 1998 to 2003, he started Omega Fire Ministries in 2004. He has been described by several media outlets as one of the most controversial pastor in Nigeria.
9. Pastor Sam Adeyemi $5.3 million
Making the number 9 on our list of the top 10 richest pastors in Nigeria in 2023 is Pastor Sam Adeyemi. He is best known as a Religious Leader. He is a religious figure, an author, an entrepreneur and a motivational speaker. Pastor Sam Adeyemi currently has an estimated net worth of $5.3 million. He is recognized for having founded the Daystar Christian Centre. He also hosted the internationally syndicated motivational series Success Power. He was born on February 3, 1967 in the south western part of Nigeria. He founded Daystar Christian Centre in November of 1995.
8. Pastor Lazarus Muoka $6 million
Making the number 8 on our list of the top 10 richest pastors in Nigeria in 2023 is Pastor Lazarus Muoka. He is a Nigerian author, pastor, and minister. He is the general oversea of the Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Movement, popularly known as “Chosen”. He was born in Imo state and was raised in a Catholic family. Pastor Lazarus Muoka currently has an estimated net worth of $6 million. His ministry is characterized by lots of miracles, healings, and deliverances. Despite all the accusations and evidence about his deceitful tricks, Lazarus Muoka denies them all. Chosen is among the most popular churches and makes him one of the richest pastors in Nigeria.
7. Prophet Odumeje $6.5 million
Making the number 7 on our list of the top 10 richest pastors in Nigeria in 2023 is Prophet Odumeje. Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere, popularly known as Prophet Odumeje is a wealthy and a controversial Nigerian clergyman and general overseer of The Mountain of Holy Ghost Intervention and Deliverance Ministry who is noted for his unorthodox methods of healing and exorcism of supposedly demon-possessed individuals. Prophet Odumeje currently has an estimated net worth of $6.5 million. He was born on 9th September 1982 in Imo state in the south eastern part of Nigeria. He is currently 39 years old. He proclaims himself as the Indaboski Bahose, The liquid metal, The Lion, and many more. He is currently married to Uju Ohanaemere and the marriage is blessed with lovely children.
6. Pastor Mathew Ashimolowo $8.5 million
Making the number 6 on our list of the top 10 richest pastors in Nigeria in 2023 is Pastor Mathew Ashimolowo. He is a famous Nigerian pastor, Christian author, bible teacher and a public speaker. He was born on the 17th March 1952 in Nigeria. He is currently 68 years old. We cannot talk about the richest pastors in Nigeria and leave him out. Pastor Mathew Ashimolowo currently has an estimated net worth of $8.5 million. His wealth is generated majorly from the sales of Christian literature and documentaries from his media company known as Mathew Ashimolowo Media.
5. Pastor David Ibiyeomie $10 million
Making the number 5 on our list of the top 10 richest pastors in Nigeria in 2023 is Pastor David Ibiyeomie. He is a Nigerian televangelist, senior pastor, general oversea and founder of Salvation Ministries in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He currently has an estimated net worth of $10 million. Pastor Ibiyeomie started a house fellowship with his family in Victoria Island, Lagos. He later moved to Port Harcourt, Rivers State, where he started Salvation Ministries on 13th April 1997, with a little as twenty members in attendance. In July 1997, the church relocated to a larger plot of land. As of 2017, Salvation Ministries averages about 50,000 attendees every Sunday at its headquarters.
4. Pastor Ayodele Oritsejafor $14 million
Making the number 4 on our list of the top 10 richest pastors in Nigeria in 2023 is Pastor Ayodele Oritsejafor He is a famous Nigerian pastor, Christian author, bible teacher and a public speaker. He is the founder of the Word of Life Bible Church in Warri, Nigeria, and a onetime president of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria. Pastor Ayodele Oritsejafor currently has an estimated net worth of $14 million. He owns a $3.5 million Bombardier Challenger 601 private jet, a fleet of luxurious cars including a limousine and a mansion where he lives with his family.
3. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome $30 million
Making the number 3 on our list of the top 10 richest pastors in Nigeria in 2023 is Pastor Chris Oyakhilome. He is a famous Nigerian pastor, Christian author, televangelist, public speaker, television host and the founding president of Believers Love World Incorporated popularly known as Christ Embassy. He was born 7th December 1963 in Edo State, Nigeria. He is currently 56 years old. He has a net worth of $30 million according to Forbes magazine. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome owns a private jet, widespread real estate across Nigeria and about 30 SUVs which includes a powerful Range Rover Sport.
2. Pastor Enoch Adeboye $60 million
Making the number 2 on our list of the top 10 richest pastors in Nigeria in 2023 is Pastor Enoch Adeboye. He has a net worth of $60 million according to Forbes magazine. He is a famous Nigerian pastor, Christian author, televangelist, public speaker and the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God. He is a pastor and also a professor of mathematics. He also owns a gospel television station named Dove TV which airs his sermons and other church programmes. He also own one of the most expensive university in Nigeria known as Redeemer’s University.
1. Bishop David Oyedepo $100 million
Making the number 1 on our list of the top 10 richest pastors in Nigeria in 2023 is Bishop David Oyedepo. He is a Christian author, preacher, architect, televangelist, pastor, businessman and the founder of the Living Faith Church Worldwide popularly known as Winner’s Chapel. He was born on 27th September 1954 in Kwara State, Nigeria. He is currently the richest pastor in Nigeria according to Forbes magazine with an estimated net worth of $100 million. His wealth is generated from his assets which include two universities such as Covenant University and Babcock University, which is ranked as the most expensive universities in Nigeria. He also own a water producing company called Hebron and a private jet. Bishop David Oyedepo is currently the richest pastor in Nigeria in 2023 with an estimated net worth of $100 million.
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