Forbes Magazine is an American business magazine. It publishes bi-weekly and features original articles on finance, industry, investing, and marketing topics. Forbes is also known its lists and rankings, including of the richest Americans (the Forbes 400), of the world’s top companies (the Forbes Global 2000), and The World’s Billionaires. We want to look at the Forbes List Of World Richest Pastors 2018.
In the Forbes List Of World Richest Pastors 2018, it is seen that Nigerian pastors dominate the top 10. In fact, of the top 10, 4 are Nigerian based pastors. The remaining 6 places are shared by others. So, let’s look at the top 10 and see their total worth. Read on.
Forbes List Of World Richest Pastors 2018
Here is the top 10 starting from the richest…
1. Bishop David Oyedepo Net Worth 2018 – $150 Million
Bishop David Oyedepo of the Living Faith Church a.k.a Winners’ Chapel, is the world’s richest pastor. He has a Forbes estimated networht of $150m. Bishop David Oyedepo heads the single largest church in the world, Winners’ Chapel, which seats 50,000. He churches are spread across 45 African countries as well as being found in the United Kingdom, United States as well as Dubai.
2. Bishop T.D. Jakes Net Worth 2018 – $147 Million
Bishop T.D Jakes is the second richest pastor in the world. He is the pastor-in-charge of Potter’s House Megachurch. He also runs the Potter’s Touch television program. T.D Jakes’s has a very unique story. His income does not necessarily come from his pastoral work. Rather, the greater percentage of his income comes from sales of his gospel music (for which he has won at least one Grammy award), books and numerous syndicated appearances.
3. Chris Oyakhilome Net Worth 2018 – $50 Million
The 3rd richest pastor in the world is the founder and general overseer of Believers’ LoveWorld Incorporated a.k.a Christ Embassy, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome. Pastor Chris as he’s popularly called also owns three separate television channels that garner up to 2.5 million views per nightly event. He has church branches in almost all the continents of the world.
4. Benny Hinn Net Worth 2018 – $42 Million
Benny Hinn is another world known evangelist. He is estimated to be worth $42m. Following the death of Billy Graham, Benny Hinn has come out to confess of taking the “prosperity message” out of proportion. It remains to be seen what he would do with his huge wealth. He is also said to have a private jet: Gulfstream G4 jet. However, he also recently denied having one.
5. E. A. Adeboye Net Worth 2018 – $39 Million
Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye popularly known as Daddy G.O, is the 5th on the Forbes List of world richest pastors 2018. His church, Redeemed Christian Church of God, is situated in over 100 countries of the world. The church has about 14,000 branches in Nigeria alone.
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6. Creflo Dollar Net Worth 2018 – $27 Million
It would be a surprise if a pstor with dollar to his name isn’t on this list. Wouldn’t it? Creflo Dollar is known as one of the flashiest of American Ministers. He owns a Rolls Royce, multiple $2.5 million-dollar estates.
7. Kenneth Copeland Net Worth 2018 – $25 Million
Pastor Kenneth Copeland is best known for his messages about prosperity and abundance. After his conversion, he was the personal pilot of Oral Roberts before starting his own ministry and owning his own private jet. Given his affluence, Copeland and his family also reside in a $6.3 million estate, where television audiences are invited to sit around the table with the family on “Believers Voice of Victory”.
8. Billy Graham Net Worth 2018 – $25 Million
When Forbes released this list, Billy Graham was alive. So, we will include him in this list as honor. Billy Graham called by many as “America’s Pastor”, Billy Graham is among the most well-known and long-lived pastors on the planet. During his lifetime, he was an adviser for 14 different American presidents from Truman to Barrack Obama. He had an estimated 2.2 Billion individuals over the course of his career. You can read more about him here.
9. T.B. Joshua Net Worth 2018 – $10 Million
T.B Joshua is one of the most known Nigerian and world pastors. He is the general overseer and founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN). He reaches his global audience through a satellite T.V channel, Emmanuel TV. Joshua has over 1.5 million Facebook fans. He also has a history of sending “Anointed Water” to thousands of individuals worldwide, most notably during the recent Ebola crisis.
10. Joseph Prince Net Worth 2018 – $5 Million
Joseph Prince has the largest church in the all of Asia. He earns a salary of $550,000 a year. Being an Asian, he has permeated the United states with his messages and has a very strong partnership-friendship with Joel Osteen of Lakewood Megachurch who has hosted a number of his sermons. Furthermore, Prince also has an online video and podcast channel with a following from over 150 countries.
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