About David Oyedepo
It has been announced that the overall estimate of David Oyedepo net worth reaches 150 million dollars, as of right now. David Oyedepo has earned such a high net worth because of quite a few involvements as he is a preacher, author, and architect. He has founded the megachurch Faith Tabernacle in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria, where he is also serving as the presiding Bishop. Also, David Oyedepo has established Living Faith Church Worldwide, which is also called the Winners’ Chapel. In addition, he is serving as the senior pastor of Faith Tabernacle, which the Guinness Book of Records recognized as the largest church auditorium in the world. Thus, all of these involvements have made his name well known in the whole world and also added up to the total amount of David Oyedepo net worth.
Talking more about the network of the Winners’ Chapel, these churches are established in all states of Nigeria as well as in the United States, the United Kingdom, Africa and Dubai. In fact, David Oyedepo is the pioneer of the Christian charismatic movement in Africa. Moreover, he is considered as one of the most influential preachers in Nigeria.
In addition to all the mentioned, David Oyedepo is the Chancellor of Landmark University and Covenant University. In 2011, Forbes mentioned him as the richest pastor in Nigeria, which is quite clear from taking a look at the current sum of David Oyedepo net worth.
Giving some background information about him, David Oyedepo was born in 1954 in Osogbo, Nigeria. There, he grew up in a care of his grandmother. She was the one who inspired him to become a preacher as she would pray with him every morning. David Oyedepo attended architecture lessons at Kwara State Polytechnic, which is now known as Kwara State University. Before he began to work as a missionary, David Oyedepo worked with the Federal Ministry of Housing in Ilorin. He continued his education at Honolulu University in Hawaii, from which he earned his Ph.D. in Human Development.
In 1988, David Oyedepo became a bishop. His church, Living Faith Church, or the Winners’ Chapel, has several buildings as well as four private jets. In addition, he is an author and this career has also increased the current amount of David Oyedepo net worth. He has written a lot of publications and his articles have been printed in various periodicals.
Moreover, he is serving as the Chairman/Publisher of Dominion Publishing House. It belongs to his church, as well. The publishing house has released more than 70 Christian, inspirational and motivational books, as well as magazines and mini books. Thus, it has served as another important source of increasing the overall sum of David Oyedepo net worth. Examples of books, which David Oyedepo has written, include “Pillars of Destiny”, “Understanding Financial Prosperity”, “The Force of Freedom”, “The Unlimited Power of Faith”, “Walking in the Newness of Life”, “Breaking Financial Hardship”, “Understanding the Power of Praise”, “Towards Excellence in Life and Ministry” and “Exploits of Faith”.