Over the past decade, most of the men of God who run churches throughout Africa have become so wealthy that the term “Pastopreneur” has been given to them.
These preachers who own mansions, private jets, private universities, and other properties have fortunes estimated in the millions of dollars and are now cited among the wealthiest men on the continent. At least, it’s not a sin to be wealthy. Here is our list of top 10 richest pastors in Africa with their private jets
Bishop David Oyedepo
Bishop David Oyedepo is the founder and President of Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as the Winners Chapel. According to Forbes magazine, he is the richest pastor in Africa with a fortune estimated at $150 million. Aside from being a pastor, he is also an architect and author of several successful religious books in Nigeria.
Prophet Shepherd Bushiri
Originally from Malawi, he currently resides in South Africa and is the founder of Christian Gathering. His church is also established in Malawi, Ghana, South Sudan, and other African countries. His fortune is estimated at 150 million dollars. Aside from being a preacher, Shepherd Bushiri is a business tycoon with a network of companies, including SB Investments.
Pastor Enoch A. Adeboye
The third richest African pastor is Pastor Enoch Adejire Adeboye, popularly known as Pastor EA Adeboye. He is a professor of mathematics at the University of Lagos and the general supervisor of the Redemptive Christian Church (RCCG). Currently, the RCCG is present in over 25 states in Nigeria and in over 196 countries around the world. His fortune is estimated at 130 million dollars and he is the second richest Nigerian pastor.
Pastor Uebert Angel
Uebert Angel is a pastor from Zimbabwe and founder of Spirit Embassy. Based in the United Kingdom where he operates as a pastor and businessman, he is at the head of a fortune estimated at over 60 million dollars.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is the founder and president of LoveWorld Incorporated, also known as Christ Embassy. He is undoubtedly the most famous Nigerian pastor and in the French-speaking countries of West Africa.
Pastor Chris is ranked as the fifth richest African pastor, with an estimated net worth of over $50 million. His church has over 130,000 worshipers worldwide. Among the church’s assets are local and international LoveWorld television stations, LoveWorld publications, LoveWorld Records and a private jet.
Pastor Ray McCauley
South African Ray McCauley is the senior pastor of the Rhema Bible Church in South Africa and the president of the International Federation of Christian Churches (IFCC). His net worth is estimated at over 25 million dollars.
Prophet TB Joshua
Pastor TB Joshua, is a televangelist and philanthropist. He is the founder and leader of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria. According to Forbes, his fortune is estimated between 10 and 15 million dollars. He is the most popular preacher on YouTube with 300 million subscribers.
Controversial because of his widely varied prophecies, Pastor TB Joshua is also highly respected and known to most presidents in the African continent and many influential people around the world. Despite the success of his ministry, his only other branch in Africa is in Ghana.
Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo
Matthew Ashimolowo is the founder and senior pastor of the Kingsway International Christian Center (KICC), a church headquartered in London, UK, and Nigerian headquartered in Maryland, Lagos. He also has branch in Ghana along the Tema motorway. His net worth is estimated at 10 million dollars, which places him in the 8th rank of the richest pastors in Africa.
Pastor Lazarus Muoka
Pastor Lazarus Muoka is the founder and senior pastor of the Charismatic Revival Movement chosen by the Lord. Besides being a pastor, he is also an author. Muoka has an estimated net worth of over $8 million and is one of the wealthiest pastors in Nigeria and Africa.
Pastor Chris Okotie
Chris Oghenebrorie Okotie is a former Nigerian musician, author, televangelist, politician and the founder and senior pastor of Household of God Church International Ministries, located in Lagos since 1987. Pastor Chris Okotie has an estimated net worth of 8 million dollars, which makes him the tenth richest pastor in Africa 2019/2020.