According to the list compiled by US website richestlifestyle.com, Bishop David Oyedepo who is the founder of Living Faith World Outreach Ministry is the world’s richest pastor. David Oyedepo who is also the Chancellor of Covenant University and Landmark University is said to be worth $150 million. He owns about three private jets, Several schools which includes Covenant University, Faith Academy etc. and he also owns houses and other properties in the US and the UK.
Bishop Oyedepo started his ministry in 1970 and built the 50,000-seat capacity auditorium, the ‘Faith Tabernacle’ in 1998, which is reputed to be the largest church auditorium to accommodate the increasing number of worshipers. Faith Tabernacle was reported as the Worlds’ Largest Church Auditorium in December 2005.
Four other Nigerian pastors made this list too, See the full list and their net worth :
1) David Oyedepo- $150 million
2) Chris Oyakhilome- $50 million
3) Benny Hinn- $42 million
4) Creflo Dollar- $27 million
5) Billy Graham- $25 million
6) T.D Jakes- $18 million
7) T.B Joshua- $15 million
8) Mathew Ashimolowo- $10 million
9) Chris Okotie- $10 million
10) Joseph Prince- $5 million