Here are top 10 richest Pastors in the world and their networth! The Church Ministry paysEditor's Choice, Featured Articles, Lifestyle 01:41
Sunday, November 20, 2016 - Nowadays, if you want to get rich quick either become a politician or start a church.
An American site, Press Room Vip published a list of the richest Pastors in the world and their net worth recently and it appears religion is one of the largest and most profitable organizations in the world.
Closer home, we have the Kiunas and the Kanyaris among others who roll like kings in state of the art vehicles as their followers barely manage to make ends meet.
Below are 10 the richest pastors in the world.
Joseph Prince: $5 million
The diminutive pastor is the founder of the largest church in all of Asia: New Creation Church and has an online video program called Destined to Reign with a following in over 150 countries.
TB Joshua: $10 Million
The controversial self anointed prophet from Nigeria is the General Overseer of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations.
Despite his popularity, Joshua has been publicly condemned by several prominent pastors within Nigeria and in 2011, at least three people in London with HIV died after they stopped taking their life saving drugs on the advice of the pastor.
Franklin Graham: $23 Million
Franklin Graham is the son of the famous pastor Billy Graham, and the president of Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan’s Purse.
Billy Graham: $25 Million
Billy Graham is one of the most well-known pastors on the planet and has earned the nickname, “America’s Pastor.”
Kenneth Copeland: $25 Million
The founder of Kenneth Copeland Ministries (KCM) has a love for flying. His ministry, using church donations, bought five private jets.
According to the Washington Times, Kenneth Copeland has defended his “use of private jets as a luxury means of travel, arguing that commercial planes are full of ‘a bunch of demons’ that will bog down their busy schedules with prayer requests”.
Creflo Dollar: $27 Million
The founder of World Changers Church International (WCCI) is known as one of the flashiest of America’s Ministers to date. He owns a Rolls Royce, and multiple $2.5 million estates besides private jets.
E. A. Adeboye: $39 Million
A former Mathematics lecturer at the Universities of Lagos, he is the head Pastor the Redeemed Christian Church of God with 14,000 branches in Nigeria alone and his teachings are broadcast in over 100 countries.
Benny Hinn: $42 Million
He’s best known for his regular “Miracle Crusades”— faith healing summits that are usually held in stadiums in major cities. Followers believe that if they are prayed over, they can be healed of any ailment.
Chris Oyakhilome: $50 Million
The charismatic preacher from South Africa owns three Christian television channels: LoveWorld TV, LoveWorld SAT and LoveWorld Plus. The television programs feature the famous faith healings and miracles and have garnered over 2.5 million viewers in a single night’s event.
Bishop TD Jakes $147 Million
Jakes is the bishop of The Potter’s House with a 30,000 person congregation. Granted he does make an impressive salary as a pastor, most of his money comes from his sales of gospel music, books and numerous syndicated appearances. He’s even won a Grammy for his music.
The Kenyan DAILY POST.