Many people believe that Preaching is an art and is not quite common for everybody to learn. While some people bore the entire audience within seconds, there are many others skilled preachers who have the ability to make the entire audience listen to them with keen enthusiasm. Even though most of the preachers in the world are religious in nature and are the prime perpetrators of their respective religions, a lot of other kinds of preachers also exist in this world who not only explain things about life and religion but also about how some very difficult looking things can be done with great ease. Most people have an aura surrounding their usual conversational tones which make them quite interesting to listen to. But a good preacher is the one who definitely understands the importance of the audience and their expectations so that he or she can clearly explain and emphasize various ideas that matter to the listener. A lot of preachers in this world do not consider it as a profession and are more into the world of philanthropy where they just give free lectures on the underlying mystical aspects they are interested in.
But there are many other preachers on this world who have made a fortune just by giving extensive support and letters to the people who are willing to pay for the services.
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So, here is a list of the top 10 richest preachers in the world
10. Joseph Prince
Joseph Prince is currently one of the richest Preachers of Asia 2017 and also holds control of the largest church in the entire Asian continent. He is said to have total salary of about 550,000 dollars every year making him one of the richest people in Asia. He was born to a Sikh priest but was later employed as an IT consultant. He is quite popular for being one of the most Technology addicted preachers in the world and has followers from about 150 Nations.
9. TB Joshua
Most of the people consider TB Joshua as a prophet but he still is one of the most popular and influential preachers in his native country of Nigeria. He first started preaching in Lagos but became quite famous all across Nigeria. He has about 1.5 million Facebook fans what is also said to have sent a lot of anointed water bottles during the ebola crisis to a lot of his followers. He is also responsible for making a lot of controversies over the death of 3 people from UK all of whom refused to take any medicines for the treatment of AIDS.
8. Billy Graham
Billy Graham is undoubtedly one of the most extensively outspoken of all the American Preachers 2017. he was once called by many people as America’s Preachers. He was born in the year 1918 and educated himself in Anthropology and biblical studies in the Trinity Bible College of Florida state. He has been quite popular in the politics of the nation as he was also responsible for bailing out Dr Martin Luther King Junior out of Jail during the fight for civil rights. He had an overall network of about 25 million dollars and was one of the richest of his time.
7. Kenneth copeland
Kenneth copeland is best known for his extraordinary messages concerning prosperity and abundance. Kenneth copeland had a very successful career as a recording artist when he released the pledge of love in the year 1957. he then converted to Christianity and became a very successful pastor and is currently residing in a 6.3 million dollar estate along with his family. He also has his own private jet which is paid for by humble Church donations and is said to have a total net worth of about 25 million dollars.
6. Creflo Dollar
Creflo dollar is currently one of the most interesting and flashiest of the American campus ministers, who also has multiple number of estates all of which cost about 2.5 million dollars. he usually travels in a Rolls Royce and has been given an F grade by the Ministry watch. He was also arrested in the year 2013 for allegedly attacking his daughter but the charges were later taken back after he agreed to join some Anger Management courses. He is said to have a net worth of about 27 million dollars.
5. EA Adeboye
Adeboye began his career as a Preacher amidst his successful career of a professor at the University of Lagos, Nigeria. He also has a PhD in mathematics which makes and one of the most educated pastors in the world. His famous redeemed Christian church of God currently has memberships from about hundred countries making it one of the most extensively popular groups in the world. He has a net worth of about 39 million dollars. He is one amongst the Top 10 Richest Preachers in The World 2017.
4. Benny Hinn
Benny Hill is considered to be one of the most controversial of all the American televangelists. For a long time, he had publicly claimed the gospel that was set to empower faith healing. He was also investigated by the United States Senate for manipulating tax status several times. He was also flat with a dollar allowed by the Ministry watch of The United States of America. He also owns a luxurious gulfstream G4 jet. He is said to have a net worth of about 42 million dollars.
3. Chris oyakhilome
Chris is one of the most popular people from the country of Lagos and is especially known for his extraordinary skills as a pastor. Pastor Chris as he’s affectionately called has a very busy schedule and seldom gets a chance to spend some personal time. He is said to be the head of the believers loveworld Incorporated which is not only of Fellowship branch but is also known for its extensive humanitarian efforts in the field of education and philosophy. He is currently said to have a net worth of about 50 million dollars.
2. Bishop TD jakes
Bishop TD jakes is currently the owner of the Potter’s house megachurch and also of the Potter’s touch television program. He is one of the most popular preachers in the world especially known to have been seen with 2 presidents of The United States of America. he was seen with George W Bush after the hurricane Katrina and also with Obama when he led the morning church service in the year 2009. He is said to have a net worth of a whopping 147 million dollars making him one of the richest preachers in the world after Bishop David.
1. Bishop David oyedepo
The famous host of the Holy Ghost with the most, Bishop David as one of the most interesting people in the world. He also heads the largest church in the world, the winners Chapel which has a maximum capacity of seating about 50000 people. He is considered to be one of the major founders of the Nigerian Christian charismatic movement and also holds the churches of about 45 African Nations under his control. He is said to have a net worth of about 150 million dollars making him the richest preacher in the world.
So, here was a list of the top 10 richest preachers in the world as of 2017.