Forbes has released the list of the top 10 richest pastors in the world, though no Kenyan pastor has made it to the list, a couple of Nigerian ministers have.
Here’s the list according to Forbes:
10. Joseph Prince – Ksh 500 Million
His church New Creation Church is one of the largest in Asia with a net worth of 55 million a year.
9. T.B. Joshua – Ksh1 Billion
The Nigerian prophet has over 1.5 Million followers on social media and is famous in the country for his ‘Anointed water.’ He leads the Synagogue, Church of all nations.
8. Billy Graham– Ksh 2.5 Billion
The American pastor is probably the longest living pastor across the Glode.
7. Kenneth Copeland– Ksh 2.5 Billion
He is an American author, musician, public speaker, and televangelist who has been identified with preaching a prosperity and abundance message, commonly referred to as the prosperity gospel.
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6. Creflo Dollar– Ksh2.7 Billion
The American pastor has Rolls Royce, million dollar mansions with a large following in the non-denominational World Changers Church International based in Georgia.
5. E. A .Adeboye – Ksh 3.9 Billion
He is a Nigerian pastor who was ordained as the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in 1981. Since then he’s hit the headlines as one of the most influential ministers in Nigeria.
4. Benny Hinn – Ksh 4.2 Billion
Israeli televangelis Toufik Benedictus alias Benny Hinn best known for his regular Miracle Crusades.
3. Chris Oyakhilome– Ksh 5 Billion
The Nigerian pastor is owns multiple TV channels with top ratings in the country and the founder of Believers’ Loveworld Incorporated also known as Christ Embassy.
2. Bishop T.D. Jakes – Ksh 14.7 Billion
The Grammy award winning bishop is the Head of the Potter’s House Megachurch and Potter’s Touch television program. His wealth is mostly generated from his business.
1. Bishop David Oyedepo – Ksh 15 Billion
Coming at number one is Bishop David Oyedepo. He leads the Winners’ Chapel in Nigeria. He flys with private jets and is famous for his posh lifestyle.