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Forbes Richest Pastors in the World: Top 10 (2022)


Today we are looking at the richest Forbes pastors in the world, richest pastors including their net worth. Don’t be surprise seeing men of God being in the list of richest people in the world, especially when it comes to the things of God, like being the richest pastor/pastors, the work of God has been taken to a greater dimension, spreading the word of God, needs time and money.

The richest men of God had done much to sacrifice their time in making sure the gospel gets across many places of the world, all these can’t be done when money isn’t involved, people in the list of richest pastors have done much to see they succeed in their calling, many amongst them have other things they do aside ministry, some are entrepreneur, business men, and so..

Acquiring wealth isn’t just enough, without using the riches God has given to you to impact lifes, isn’t complete enough, many men of God use their wealth to touch lifes and impact the people they head.
According to the world magazine ‘Forbe’ it’s list of world richest pastors and net worth would be highlighted here.


Here in FlashAcademy we have compiled the list of Forbes richest pastors and their net worth.

Bishop David Oyedepo

Net Worth: $150 million

Bishop David Oyedepo is a Nigerian pastor, heading the Living Faith Church ‘World Wide’ known as ‘Winners Chapel’ the church has branches all over the world including Nigeria, it’s has one of the largest capacity stadium, where members are about 40,000 worshipers in a service.


David Oyedepo ranks the list of richest pastors in the world, He’s wealth isn’t only from ministry work, he has many investment, businesses and source of income. Oyedepo is the world richest pastor in Africa and the world at large, amongst He’s investment are, Covenant university, Landmark university, winners high school, and more. He also has a private jet and fleet of exotic cars, all His riches is estimated $150 million.

Bishop T.D Jakes

Net Worth: $147 million

Thomas Dexter Jakes is the founder of the Potter’s house, He was born 1957, in West Virginia United States. According to Forbe, He is the 2nd richest pastor in the world, more so, he has an ancestry lineage to Nigeria.


For some years now he’s ministry has been among the growing church in Dallas, Texas with the biggest congregation of about 25,000 capacity.
Aside from gospel work, the bishop has other sources of income, He is also a movie producer, singer, actor, and author. In which he had published so many books.

T.D is in list of richest pastors in the world together with all he aquired so far, His mansion, fleet’s of cars are all accessed, including the luxurious life style he leaves and his private jet. The Bishops net worth is accessed $147 million.


Pastor Chris Oyakhilome

Net Worth: $50 million

Pastor Chris is the founder of Believers Loveworld, popularly known as ‘Christ Embassy’ which is one of the biggest Pentecostal churches in Nigeria and the world at large, most of his teaching are base on miracle and healing.

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is among the richest pastor with a net worth of about $50 million. The Nigerian base man of God is an author, who has published many Christian books.

Joel Osteen

Net Worth: $40 million

Joel Osteen is the senior pastor of Lakewood Church, a non-denominational church base in Houston, Texas.

He is one of the richest televangelist preacher, he took over from his father, after the dead of his father he grew the church from the population of 20,000 to the current population of about 60,000. Being a televangelist, his programs are watched all over the world, He’s YouTube subscriber increase on a yearly basis.

Osteen is also an author, in which he wrote many books, books on healing, prayer guide, fighting temptation, etc. Forbe listed Joel Osteen in it’s magazine among the top richest pastor leaving him with a net worth of about, $40 million. His property includes a private Jet, mansion couple with the fleets of cars in his garage.

Pastor Enoch Adeboye

Net Worth: $37 million

Pastor E.A Adeboye is the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, founded 1987, the RCCG is the largest Pentecostal church in Nigeria and across Africa.

The man of God caries a peculiar anointing, including healing ministration, breakthrough and lot more. The G.O of the RCCG is an author of many Christian books and prayer guide, according to Forbe he is a full time pastor, members are been benevolence to him, and also. His inspirational preaching has placed him among the top richest pastors in the world, most of his property includes, a private Jet, mansion, fleet’s of cars, etc.

His net worth is estimated $37 million.

Pastor Creflo Dollar

Net Worth: $27 million

Pastor Creflo Decemberus Dollar is the founder of world changer church international, in Georgia, United States. The pastor is well known as he displays his extravagant lifestyle.

He house a congregation of about 30,000 members, giving him an estimated net worth of 27 million.

Kenneth Copeland

Net Worth: 25 million

Kenneth Copeland Is the founder of Copeland ministries where he preaches prosperity to his members instead of salvation, though many believers enjoy the message base on prosperity to make heaven.

The American base preacher, an author, public speaker and televangelist, the income he made is from most of his work aside preaching, he lived and extravagant lifestyle. The preacher has an estimated net worth of about $25 million.

Benny Hinn

Net Worth: $25 million

Benny Hinn is an Evangelist and also a televangelist, He is popularly known for his healing ministration, breakthrough programs, and lots more. He is from Israel.

Benny Hinn is well known for he’s series of publications, as an author, he has successfully published many books which has gone world wide. He conduct crusade and people see God’s manifestation in their life’s. He’s net worth is estimated $25 million.

Prophet T.B Joshua

Net Worth: $10 million

Pastor Temitope Balogun Joshua popularly known as T.B Joshua was the head of Synagogue Church Of All Nation and founder. He was also a televangelist and a philanthropist.

T.B Joshua was popularly known for his benevolence gesture, He performed healing, miracle and also helped the needy. He’s net worth is estimated $10 million.

Pastor Joseph Prince

Net Worth: $5 million

Joseph Prince known as a broadcaster, televangelist, podcast, and social media preacher, he preaches the gospel in every available way, the man of God hails from Malaysia due to his consistent work, he is popularly known across the globe.

According to Forbe Joseph Prince net worth is estimated $5 million.

Above are the articulated list of Forbes richest pastors in the world and net worth.


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