TB Joshua one of Africa’s wealthiest pastors
18 September 2014, 13:26
Johannesburg - "Prophet" TB Joshua was named the third richest pastor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of between $10 and $15m according to a list compiled by Forbes.
Joshua heads the Synagogue Church of all Nations (Scoan). The church's guesthouse in Lagos collapsed on Friday killing dozens of people, including 67 South Africans.
The church accommodates 15 000 worshippers on Sundays.
Topping the Forbes list is Bishop David Oyedepo with an estimated net worth of $150m (about R1,6bn).
He founded the Living Faith World Outreach Ministry in Nigeria which is Africa’s largest worship centre with a seating capacity of 50 000.
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Oyedepo owns four private jets, a publishing company, a university, and a high school.
According to the United States entertainment conduit "MonteOz", Joshua is the tenth richest pastor in the world.