Gone are the days’ entrepreneurs and other professionals were known to be the richest in societies.Pastors and Reverend fathers are also counted among the rich in this world today.
Forbes has released the 20 richest pastors of the world for 2017 and not surprisingly, seven Nigerian pastors made the list.
Despite the affluent lifestyle of some Ghanaian pastors, none made the list. Check Out The List Of 20 Richest Pastors Of The World For 2017 Below
1. Edir Macedo is a Brazilian pastor and preacher worth $1.1 billion. Macedo is the founder of Universal Church of the Kingdom of God. He is also the founder of Grupo Record and Record News. Macedo is the richest pastor in the world.
2. Kenneth Copeland is the founder and owner of Kenneth Copeland Ministries. His church is located on a 1,500-acre campus and the property has loads of structures. He has a net worth of $760 million.
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3. Pat Robertson’s net worth is $500 million. Pat Robertson is an executive chairman, media tycoon, and a Southern Baptist minister. Robertson has amassed this wealth from setting up many corporations and organizations, and a University too.
The International Family Entertainment Inc. (ABC Family Channel), the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), the American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ, the Christian Coalition, Regent University, Operation Blessing International Relief and Development Corporation, a Boeing 757 Flying Hospital, and CBN Asia were founded by Pat Robertson.
4. George Foreman is a former professional boxer who is worth $250 million. He is a preacher at The Church of Lord Jesus Christ in Houston. Recently, he released a book entitled God in My Corner: A Spiritual Memoir.