6. E.A. Adeboye
E.A. Adeboye, a Nigerian pastor, is the leader of the Redeemed Christian Church of God. He has a fortune that is estimated at $130 million.
5. David Oyedepo
David Oyedepo is a Nigerian pastor who is the leader of the most powerful congregation in Africa. His church has three services and can hold up to 50,000 followers. With a fortune of $150 million, he is the richest pastor in Nigeria and Africa. He has four private jets and houses in London and the United States. He also has his own publishing company that publishes his books. Lastly, he is the founder of Covenant University and Faith Academy, an elitist secondary school.
4. George Foreman
Evidence that boxing can lead to many things… the former heavyweight boxing champion became a pastor at the age of 28 after retiring from boxing and investing part of his fortune in the construction of a church and a troubled youth center in Houston. His fortune is estimated at 250 million dollars.
3. Pat Robertson
Pat Robertson, a well-known televangelist in the United States, is a man of the media above all. He owes his fortune to his numerous participations in companies and organizations, as well as to a private university (Regent University) that he created in 1977, which has nearly 9,000 students. He is worth $500 million dollars
2. Kenneth Copeland
Kenneth Copeland is the founder and owner of Kenneth Copeland Ministries. His church is located on an estate of more than 600 hectares. He is worth $760 million
1. Eric Macedo
Eric Macedo is the founder of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God in Brazil. He is worth $ 1.1 billion and is the richest pastor in the world. He is also the founder of Grupo Record, the largest media group in Brazil. He is worth 1.1 billion dollars.
Despite Africa being the poorest continent 12 of the richest pastors in the world are Africans and amongst the 12 7 are Nigerians