In this article I will be sharing with you the top 10 most richest pastors in Nigeria in 2022 and their net worth. There is a statement that says many are called but only few are chosen. They are thousands of pastors and men of God in Nigeria but it is only few of them have achieved great success and accumulated so many wealth in life. Some of these pastors even own private jets.
They have managed to attract a large congregation to their churches and have built a great income generating assets. Some of this pastors own private jets, big universities and other business conglomerates. So have you ever thought that pastors are one of the richest in the country? Yes, it is so.
Just like so many wealthy celebrities and the richest footballers, there are pastors that are living the good life, using modern technologies like luxurious cars and private jets to cruise around town while some move in convoy like governors and presidents.
So therefore, after a careful study and research I present to you the top 10 most richest pastors in Nigeria in 2022 and their net worth.
10. Pastor Sam Adeyemi
Pastor Sam Adeyemi is the 10th richest pastor in Nigeria in 2022. He is best known as a Religious Leader. He is a religious figure, an author, an entrepreneur and a motivational speaker. 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 south western part of Nigeria. He founded Daystar Christian Centre in November of 1995. Pastor Sam Adeyemi currently has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
9. Prophet Odumeje
Prophet Odumeje is the 9th richest pastor in Nigeria in 2022. Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere, predominantly 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. He was born on 9th September 1982 in Imo state in the south eastern part of Nigeria. He is currently 39 years old. He proclaim 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. Prophet Odumeje currently has an estimated net worth of $6 million.
8. Apostle Johnson Suleman
Apostle Johnson Suleman is the 8th richest pastor in Nigeria in 2022. He is a Nigerian televangelist, the senior pastor and general overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, a church with its headquarters in Auchi, Edo State. 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. Apostle Johnson Suleman currently has an estimated net worth of $7 million.
7. Pastor Lazarus Muoka
Pastor Lazarus Muoka is the 7th richest pastor in Nigeria in 2022. 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, Lazarus Muoka has grown to become a great influence in Nigeria. He mentioned that he had been having dreams about God since 1994. 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 make him one of the richest pastors in Nigeria. Pastor Lazarus Muoka currently has an estimated net worth of $8 million.
6. Pastor David Ibiyeomie
Pastor David Ibiyeomie is the 6th richest pastor in Nigeria in 2022. He is a Nigerian televangelist, senior pastor, general oversea and founder of Salvation Ministries in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. 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. Pastor David Ibiyeomie currently has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
5. Pastor Mathew Ashimolowo
Pastor Mathew Ashimolowo is the 5th richest pastor in Nigeria in 2022. 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. His wealth is generated majorly from the sales of Christian literature and documentaries from his media company known as Mathew Ashimolowo Media. His net worth according to Forbes magazine is over $15 million which is the main reason he made it to this list. Pastor Mathew Ashimolowo currently has an estimated net worth of $15 million.
4. Pastor Ayodele Oritsejafor
Pastor Ayodele Oritsejafor is the 4th richest pastor in Nigeria in 2022. 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. 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. Pastor Ayodele Oritsejafor currently has an estimated net worth of $19 million.
3. Pastor Enoch Adeboye
Pastor Enoch Adeboye is the 3rd richest pastor in Nigeria in 2022. He has a net worth of over $39 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 was born on 2nd March 1942 in Ifewara, Osun State in the south western part of Nigeria. He is currently 68 years old. He is married to Pastor Foluke Adenike Adeboye. He is one of the most popular pastors in Nigeria with churches in Nigeria and Abroad. 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. He owns a $5 million G550 luxury jet, this has helped a great deal in carrying out his activities. He drives a bulletproof Rolls-Royce Phantom worth $400,000, Land Rover Discovery worth $80,000, and a Mercedes-Benz Gelandewagen worth $100,000 and drives in escort convoy. Pastor Enoch Adeboye currently has an estimated net worth of $39 million.
2. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is the 2nd richest pastor in Nigeria in 2022. 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 in the south southern part of Nigeria. He is currently 56 years old. He was married to Reverend Anita and they have two children together. Unfortunately, he later divorced his wife Anita due to misunderstanding which could not be resolved. He is worth over $50 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. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome currently has an estimated net worth of $50 million.
1. Bishop David Oyedepo
Bishop David Oyedepo is the richest pastor in Nigeria in 2022. 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 Omuaran, a small town in Kwara State in the south western part of Nigeria. He is currently 65 years old. He is currently the richest pastor in the world according to Forbes magazine with an estimated net worth of over $150 million. He is married to Pastor Faith Abiola Oyedepo and they both have four lovely children together. 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 has several Christian books which are selling well on Amazon. He also has a water producing company called Hebron, and many more. He has a private jet and move with mobile police escorts. Bishop David Oyedepo currently has an estimated net worth of $150 million.