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Top 7 most richest pastors in Africa and their net worth

People have been talking and writing a lot about pastors in Africa lately because they are rich and important in the area.

Because of how big their congregations are and how well their ministries work, some pastors have made huge fortunes and are now some of the richest people on the continent.

The point of this article is to look at the ten richest pastors in Africa and show you their businesses, charitable work, and money sources.

These countries’ religious leaders have built huge empires that go far beyond the walls of their churches. Africa and Nigeria are home to these empires.

People have criticized them, though, and raised questions about the real goals of their ministry because of how much money they show off and how lavish their lives are.

We will look into how these great men of God got so rich and how they affected the communities where they lived as part of our study of their lives.

7. Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo: $10 Million

Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo
Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo


The church Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC) was started by Matthew Ashimolowo.

Its main office is in London, UK, and its main office in Nigeria is in Maryland, Lagos, Nigeria.

Not only that, but Ashimolowo is also the senior pastor of the church.

he decided to become a Christian when he was twenty years old. In 1991, he started working as a minister full-time.

Over 12,000 people attend his church every Sunday. It’s called the Kingdom International Christian Center (KICC), and it’s grown to be one of the biggest churches in the UK.

6. Prophet Uebert Angel: $50 Million

Prophet Uebert Angel
Prophet Uebert Angel


Pastor Ubert is the richest pastor in Zimbabwe and one of the richest people in Africa. He is worth $50 million.

He is a citizen of the UK and also started the Pentecostal church Spirit Embassy there.

The first church he opened was called the Spirit Embassy. In 2015, he changed the name to the Good News Church.

His church has grown over the years to become one of the largest and most important congregations in the London area.

5. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome: $50 million

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome


This is Pastor Chris. His full name is Christian Oyakhilome. He started and runs LoveWorld Incorporated, which is also known as Christ Embassy.

The main office of the evangelical church LoveWorld Incorporated is in Lagos, Nigeria.

To start the church, Pastor Oyakhilome made the choice in 1987, while he was still a student at Ambrose Ali University in Edo State.

Chris was the first African preacher to run a Christian-focused TV network when he started LoveWorldSAT.

4. Pastor Enoch Adeboye: $110 million

Pastor Enoch Adeboye
Pastor Enoch Adeboye


The Redeemed Christian Church of God has had Pastor Adeboye as its general leader for a number of years.

Before he joined the church for the first time in 1971, Pastor Adeboye worked as a translator.

After the founder of the company, PA Akindayomi, died, he took over as caretaker.

Pastor Adeboye has seen the Redeemed Christian Church of God grow. The church is now in over 190 countries and is one of the biggest in Africa.

It has more than a thousand branches right now.

3. Prophet Shepherd Bushiri: $150 million

Prophet Shepherd Bushiri
Prophet Shepherd Bushiri


Shepherd Bushiri is a businessman, motivational speaker, author, and Christian evangelist from Malawi.

Other names his followers sometimes use for him are Major 1.

He came up with the idea for the Enlightened Christian Gathering Church in Malawi.

It is known that the man of God is famous for both his miracle claims and his outspokenness about his ministry.

People say that his church services bring in more than 100,000 viewers through his own TV station, social media, and people who come in person.

2. Bishop David Oyedepo: $150 million

David Oyedepo
David Oyedepo


He is the founder of the Living Faith Church Worldwide and is from Nigeria. He is an evangelist, Christian author, businessman, and architect.

Besides that, he is the Bishop of the Faith Tabernacle in Ota, which is in the Nigerian state of Ogun.

Since it opened in 1983, his church, which is also known as the Winners Chapel, has grown to have more than 20,000 congregations in more than sixty different countries.

Oyedepo is the richest pastor in Nigeria. He is worth $150 million.

1. Alph Lukau: $1 billion

Alph Lukau
Alph Lukau


African author and televangelist Alph Lukau is well known. He lives in South Africa. A huge number of people go to his church every week.

He began Alleluia Ministries International in Johannesburg, South Africa, in February 2002. He is now the Senior pastor and general overseer of the organization.

The famous pastor has a net worth of $1 billion.

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