Forbes released its list of top richest pastors in the world and among the top ten are pastors from Africa, Europe and America. Nigeria actually had four men of God in the list and many may attribute it to their numbers on the African continent.
10. Joseph Prince Net worth 2018 - $5 million.
The 54 - year old Singaporean and senior pastor of the New creation Church in Singapore is number ten on the list. The former IT consultant with Indian and Chinese origins who has a number of books to his credit currently holds a net worth of five million dollars.
9. TB Joshua Net worth 2018 - $10 million.
The most philanthropic Nigerian pastor by far and most generous pastor world wide holds the mark for being the most talked about. He is currently the most popular pastor on youtube and also the ‘Oprah of Africa’ for his charitable works. Temitope Balogun Joshua is a 54 year old, leader and founder of the Synagogue church of all Nations that runs the Emmanuel TV from Lagos Nigeria.
8. Billy Graham Net worth 2018- $25 million
The 99 year old who is currently the oldest in the list is an American ordained southern Baptist minister who is widely regarded as the most influential minister in the 20th century. William Franklin Graham Jr. has also been the spiritual advisor to American presidents from Harry Truman to Barack Obama.
7. Kenneth Copeland Net worth 2018 - $25 million
Kenneth Max Copeland is an 81-year-old American with the Charismatic Movement. He is renowned for being an author, musician, public speaker and televangelist. The former pilot who was doing well with his job as a recording artist, converted to Christianity and started a campaign known as prosperity gospel with his teachings and messages.
6. Creflo dollar Net worth 2018 - $27 million
Creflo Augustus Dollar Jr. is the founder of the non-denominational world changers church international. The 56 year old American has been criticized in recent times for his lavish lifestyle and messages on prosperity. He owns two rolls – royces, a private jet and three homes he bought for around $2.5 million dollars each.
5. E. A. Adeboye Net worth 2018 - $39 million
Enoch Adejare Adeboye is a 75-year-old Nigerian pastor and General overseer of the redeemed Christian Church of God. He was recognized by the newsweek in 2008 as one of 50 most powerful people in the world.
4. Benny Hinn Net worth 2018 - $42 million
Toufik Benedictus is a 65 year old Israeli televangelist who is well known for his regular miracle crusades ( revival meeting or faith healing summits). His critics have always questioned his healing claims as a number of retrospective documentaries by CNN found that some of the people who claimed healed were actually not.
3. Chris Oyakhilome Net worth 2018 - $50 million
The 54 year old Nigerian popularly called pastor chris is the founding president of the Believers Loveworld Incorporated also known as Christ Embassy. He runs an online prayer network using social media to send messages to Christians in several countries.
2. Bishop T. D Jakes Net worth 2018 - $147 million
Bishop Thomas Dexter Jakes Sr. is a 60 year old American and bishop of the Potter’s house, a non-denominational American megachurch. He has received numerous honors including 13 honorary degrees and doctorates.
1. David Oyedepo Net worth 2018 - $150 million
The 63 year old Nigerian architect, founder and presiding bishop of the megachurch Faith Tabernacle in Nigeria and Living Faith Church Worldwide also known as winners’ chapel is the richest pastor on the planet. He is also the chancellor of the covenant university and Landmark university. Born to a muslim healer (father), he was raised by his grandmother who introduced him to the Christian faith.