In this article, we will be discussing the Top 10 Richest Pastors In The World as of today as ranked by Forbes. These pastors on this list lead some of the biggest churches in the world. They have church branches spread all over the world and lead congregations of thousands of worshippers. They are indeed blessed in all ways as they own choice properties and cars, some even own private jets. Indeed, the Lord's blessing makes a person rich and adds no sorrow to it. So let’s go on and talk about the richest pastors in the world in 2019.
LIST OF TOP 10 RICHEST PASTORS IN THE WORLD 2019-CURRENT NET WORTH AND BIOGRAPHY ACCORDING TO FORBES RANKING
- #1.Bishop David Oyedepo
The Richest Pastor In The World as of today is none other than David Oyedepo. Bishop Oyedepo is a Nigerian who was born on the 27th of September, 1954. He was born in Omuaran, a town in Kwara state in the North Central region of Nigeria. He is the founder and presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners Chapel International. The headquarters of the Church is at Cannanland, located in Ota, Ogun state. Bishop Oyedepo is also a Christian author, preacher, and architect. The church owns one of the best privately owned institutions in Nigeria, Covenant University. Also, Landmark University which is located in Omuaran is also owned by Winners Chapel. Bishop Oyedepo is known to have a private jet. He is happily married to Pastor Faith Abiola Oyedepo and together, they have four children. Bishop Oyedepo is the richest Pastor in Nigeria, Africa and in the whole world. His net worth is estimated based on the value of his assets which includes two universities, a water producing company called Hebron, and also income from his several books written over the years. His net worth according to Forbes currently stands at about $150 million.
- #2. Bishop T.D. Jakes
The second Richest Pastor In The World currently is American Pastor, Thomas Dexter Jakes. Pastor T. D Jakes was born on the 9th of June in the year 1957 in South Charleston, West Virginia, USA. He is currently the presiding Pastor of the Potters House, a non-denominational American megachurch. He is a well-known author with several bestsellers to his name. He organizes an annual festival mega-fest which is known to attract well over 300,000 people yearly as well as a women’s conference. Pastor T. D Jakes is happily married to Serita Jakes and their union is blessed with children. Pastor Jakes is also a singer and filmmaker. He has succeeded in spreading the gospel to a whole lot of people through his huge network. Currently, his net worth stands at about $147 million.
- #3. Pat Robertson
Marion Gordon ‘Pat’ Robertson is the next pastor in this list of Richest Pastors In The World 2019. Pat Robertson is a famous televangelist, media mogul, executive chairman, and politician. Born on the 22nd of March, 1930 in Lexington, Virginia in the USA, Pastor Robertson owes much of his fortune to his participation in numerous companies and organizations. He has a privately owned university called Regent University. This university was established in 1977. Pastor Robertson is presently the chancellor and CEO of Regent University. Also, Pastor Robertson is the chairman of the Christian Broadcasting network. As revealed by Forbes magazine, Robertson is currently estimated to be worth a which places him in third place on this list.
- #4. Uebert Angel
The founder of Spirit Embassy which was recently renamed to Good News Church, precisely in 2015, Uebert Angel is the next pastor on this list. Uebert was born on the 6th day of September 1978 in Masvingo Zimbabwe. He is a British national, a ministry founder, televangelist, and a businessman. He is the founder and CEO of the Angel Organization. Also, he founded the Free Earth Humanitarian Organisation which works to ensure that the less privileged people in the society have their basic needs met. Pastor Uebert Angel is married to Beverly Angel. Interestingly, he is the second Zimbabwean ever to feature on Forbes. His net worth is put around $60 million.
- #5. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome
The fifth Richest Pastor In The World and second Nigerian to feature on this list is Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, the founder of Believers Love World Incorporated also known as Christ Embassy. Chris Oyakhilome is a pastor, television host, and author. He was born on the 7th of December, 1963 in Edo state Nigeria. He was formerly married to Reverend Anita Ebhodagbe and they have two children together. His net worth is estimated to be around $50 million according to Forbes.
- #6. Benny Hinn
Tourik Benedictus ‘Benny’ Hinn was born on the 3rd of December, 1952 in Jaffa Isreal. Pastor Benny Hinn is an Israeli televangelist, author, and a speaker. He is famous worldwide for his miracle crusades, revival meetings as well as faith healing summits that are usually held in stadiums across major cities in the world and rebroadcasted to everyone. Pastor Benny Hinn runs a television programme called ‘this is your day’. The program is broadcasted to millions of viewers all over the world. His net worth is put to be about $42 million
- #7. Joel Osteen
The 7th richest pastor in the world currently is Pastor Joel Osteen who was born on the 5th of March, 1963 in Houston Texas. He is an American televangelist and his televised sermons are watched by a global audience of over 7 million weekly with that figure tipping at over 20 million monthly from well over 100 countries in the world. He is the senior pastor of Lakewood Church Services and an author. He is happily married to Victoria Osteen and together they have two children. His net worth of $40 million according to Forbes places him 7th on this list.
- #8. Pastor Enoch Adeboye
Coming in at 8th position is Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye popularly called Baba Adeboye. Baba Adeboye is a Nigerian pastor and professor of Mathematics. He was born on the 2nd of March in Ifewara, a town in Osun state, Nigeria. He is the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, one of the biggest churches in Nigeria. Pastor Adeboye is also called Daddy G. O by his millions of followers who love him so much. Baba Adeboye is known to be quite humble and this has endeared him to the hearts of many. He is married to pastor Foluke Adenike Adeboye. His church, the Redeemed Christian Church of God is one of the most popular churches in Nigeria with branches spread all over the country. The church has also expanded into other countries including the United States of America. He owns a gospel television station named Dove TV where programs of his church are aired to a large number of viewers who are unable to watch him live at the venue of such programs. His net worth is put at $39 million.
- #9. Creflo Dollar
The 9th pastor to feature on this list is American televangelist, Creflo Dollar. He was born on the 28th of January 1962 in college park, Georgia. He is the founder of non- denominational world changers church international that is based in Georgia. He is also the head of Creflo dollar ministerial association, Creflo dollar ministries as well as arrow records. His net worth is estimated to be about $27 million.
- #10. Kenneth Copeland
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Richest Pastors In The World 2019 is Kenneth Max Copeland. He is a famous American author, televangelist and public speaker. He is the founder of Kenneth Copeland Ministries, a platform through which his prosperity teachings are shared to his teeming global audience. Pastor Copeland was a musician before he got born again. He loves flying aircraft which is why he enrolled at the Oral Roberts University where he became the pilot of Oral Roberts himself. Kenneth Copeland has come under fire in the past for being rather too lavish for a pastor. His ministry, The Kenneth Copeland Ministries sits on 1500 acres that also houses an airstrip where he keeps his private jet as well as other aircraft used for ministry purposes.
Conclusion On List Of Top 10 Richest Pastors In The World 2019 Current Net Worth And Biography According To Forbes Ranking
This list has listed the richest pastors in the world as of today. These pastors are some of the most famous names in the Christian ministry, commanding thousands of followers globally. They are famous authors as well and are able to spread their teachings to a global audience. Some of them live in massive mansions and own private jets to aid their ministry.
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