In Africa, Nigerian pastors are regarded as the richest. In fact, half of the top ten richest pastors in the world are from Nigeria. Davido Oyedepo of Winners’ Chapel, TB Joshua of Synagogue, EA Adeboye of the Redeemed Church, Chris Oyakhilome of Christ Embassy are all part of the world top ten richest pastors in the world.
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However, no Ghanaian pastor is found on the top ten richest pastors in the world. It is the quest to solve this problem that Ghpage has for the past two months investigated the worth of Ghanaian pastors.
Ghpage compiled the list by reaching out to the management team of Ghanaian pastors and extensive analysis of their financial accounts. Check Out the full list below
Richest pastors in Ghana
1. Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams – $6.9m
The General Overseer of the Christian Action Faith Ministries, Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams sits comfortably at the top with a worth of $6.9m. He is the richest pastor in Ghana.
Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams has over 100 affiliates and branch churches not just in Ghana and over Africa but also in North America, Europe, Asia. Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams owns many businesses and also owns a university in Ghana; Dominion University College.
Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams has great taste in luxurious cars, expensive jewels, and suits. He is one of the very few people in Ghana who owns a private jet.
2. Apostle Kwadwo Safo – $6.5m
Apostle Kwadwo Safo Kantaka is the second richest person in Ghana. He is the founder and leader of Kristo Asafo Church.
Apostle Kwadwo Safo Kantanka makes his money mainly from farming and his automobile company called Kantanka Automobile. Apostle Kwadwo Safo owns the Great KOSA network of companies. He also owns several education institutions.
3. Pastor Dr. Mensah Otabil – $6.3m
By far, Pastor Dr. Mensah Otabil is one of the very few revered pastors in Ghana. Mensah Otabil is the founder and leader of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC).
4. Reverend Obofour – $6.1m
Born Reverend Kwaku Agyei Antwi, this popular man of God is known globally by the name Reverend Obofour. He is the founder and leader of the Anointed Palace Chapel. Many expected him to be in the top 3 richest pastors in Ghana. But actually, Obofour is the 4th richest pastor in Ghana.
He has one of the biggest churches in Ghana. Besides the church, he has over 15 companies that are currently fetching him huge sums of money. Obofour also sells miraculous witch cream at his church he claims he can buy 20 cars in a week from selling the cream.
5. Bishop Charles Agyin-Asare – $5.5m
Bishop Charles Agyin-Asare is the founder of the Perez Chapel International. He presides over about 300 churches locally and internationally.
His church’s headquarters, the Perez Dome, is said to be the biggest church auditorium in Accra, with the capacity to accommodate over 10,000 people. Bishop Charles Agyin-Asare is worth $5.5m. He is the 5th on the list of richest pastors in Ghana.
6. Bishop Dag Heward-Mills – $5m
He is the founder of the Lighthouse Chapel International. The church has grown from strength to strength since he founded it in 1988 and is now available in over 50 countries. A medical doctor, Bishop Heward-Mills has written over 50 Christian books.
His church’s headquarters in Accra, The Qodesh, is known to be one of the biggest auditoriums in Ghana. Bishop Dag Heward-Mills is worth $5m. He is the 6th on the top ten richest pastors in Ghana list.
7. Ebenezer Adarkwa Yiadom – $4m
Ebenezer Adarkwa Yiadom aka Opambour aka Prophet is regarded as the ‘biggest pastor’ in Kumasi. His church nicknamed Island City in Kumasi is one of the biggest churches in the Region.
Prophet One’s church is called The Ebenezer Miracle Worship Center and the auditorium alone takes over 18,000 people each church service. Opmabour is the 7th richest Ghanaian pastor. He is worth $4m.
8. Bishop Daniel Obinim- $3m
Bishop Daniel Obinim aka Angel Obinim is the founder and leader of International God’s Way Church. He has churches in Accra, Kumasi, Tema, and many other towns and cities all over Ghana. Angel Obinim also has a church in Barcelona, Spain.
Bishop Obinim has many flashy cars at his garage including Rolls Royces and all types of Range Rovers. He has shared over 100 luxurious cars with his juniors pastors and church members as well.
Obinim also owns many houses across the country. He also owns a house in Spain and in Dubai. Obinim is the 8th richest pastor in Ghana with a worth of 3 million dollars.
9. Reverend Sam Nii Korankye Ankrah – $2.5m
Reverend Sam Nii Korankye Ankrah is the founder and general overseer of Royal House Chapel international. He is the 9th richest pastor in Ghana with a worth of $2.5 million.
Reverend Sam Nii Korankye Ankrah has one of the biggest churches in Ghana. The Accra church alone runs 3 services each Sunday with a minimum of 10,000 people attending each. Reverend Sam Nii Korankye Ankrah owns many luxurious cars. He owns mansions across the country and few others abroad.
10. Prophet Badu Kobi – $2m
Prophet Emmanuel Badu Kobi, the general overseer of Glorious Wave Church International falls in the category of the top ten richest pastors in Ghana. Prophet Badu Kobi is the 10th richest pastor in Ghana. Badu Kobi is worth 2 million dollars.
Badu Kobi is believed to have shared over 200 luxurious cars with people including several showbiz celebrities. Badu Kobi is one of the most generous pastors in Ghana. It is also believed Badu Kobi belongs to the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC).