Here is a list of Forbes top 10 richest pastors in the world.
10. Joseph Prince Net Worth 2018 – $5 Million
Head of the largest church in the all of Asia, Joseph Prince is the head of the New Creation Church and he nets a salary of $550,000 a year. He is one of the most internet savvy pastors as he has an online video and podcast with a following from over 150 countries.
9. T.B. Joshua Net Worth 2018 – $10 Million
Considered a Prophet by most of his congregation, Joshua has a unique and notable influence in his native country of Nigeria. While primarily preaching from his home city of Lagos, Nigeria, Joshua has over 1.5 million Facebook fans.
8. Billy Graham Net Worth 2018 – $25 Million
Once called by many as “America’s Pastor”, Billy Graham is among the most well-known and long-lived pastors on the planet. Born in 1918 and educated in Anthropology and Biblical Studies by the Trinity Bible College in Florida State, he has been a presence for many historic events of the past two generations.
With an estimated audience of around 2.2 Billion individuals, Graham has made a name for himself.
7. Kenneth Copeland Net Worth 2018 – $25 Million
Kenneth Copeland best known for his messages about prosperity and abundance, it appears Copeland can reference quite a bit of firsthand experience. Before his conversion to Christianity he had commercial success as a recording artist, releasing 1957’s “Pledge of Love” which made it to #17 of the top 40 billboard hits of the year. Copeland has had a lifelong love for flying as well, which allowed him after conversion to become the personal pilot of Oral Roberts before starting his own ministry and owning his own private jet (admittedly paid for by church donations). 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”.
6. Creflo Dollar Net Worth 2018 – $27 Million
With Dollar in his name, was there any doubt this pastor would appear on such a list? Known as one of the flashiest of American Ministers, he owns a Rolls Royce, multiple $2.5 million dollar estates and in recent years been given an F by the Ministry Watch for financial transparency. To make matters worse, Dollar was a******* in 2013 for allegedly attacking his own daughter but the charges were dropped after agreements to join anger management groups. He like quite a few of his comrades in this list preaches almost exclusively the “prosperity” gospel. While receiving a Bachelor’s in Science for Education from West Georgia College, it appears this pastor has yet to learn the intricacies of “Do unto Others”.
5. E. A .Adeboye Net Worth 2018 – $39 Million
Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) began his career in preaching while still maintaining a professorship at the University of Lagos, Nigeria. Adeboye goal is to put a church “within 5 minutes” of every home in the world. With branches all over in Nigeria alone, he has done so well in increasing his membership..
4. Benny Hinn Net Worth 2018 – $42 Million
Benny Hinn is perhaps the most openly controversial of any American Televangelist. Publicly claiming a gospel that empowers “faith healing”, he has been investigated by the United States Senate for manipulation of tax status, and his Ministry has been flagged with a “Donor Alert” by Ministry Watch. Regardless of this shady financial situation he continues to have a solid fellowship in both Canada and the United States. Followers of his teachings believe that if they are prayed over, they can be healed of any malady. Among his many luxury possessions is a Gulfstream G4 jet.
3. Chris Oyakhilome Net Worth 2018 – $50 Million
Head pastor of the Christ Embassy also known as Believers LoveWorld, is popular for his programme “Atmosphere of Miracles,” a faith healing programme. His church has got branches for humanitarian aid and education.
2. Bishop T.D. Jakes Net Worth 2018 – $147 Million
Head of the Potter’s House Megachurch and Potter’s Touch television program, T.D. Jakes is a common face on many national broadcast stations. Most of his wealth originated from sales of his music, films and books.
1. Bishop David Oyedepo Net Worth 2018 – $150 Million
Living Faith Church can be referred to the largest church in Nigeria with a sitting capacity of almost 50,000. The church has branches in other African countries and also internationally, in Dubai, UK and the US.