When we talk about the richest men in South Africa, what comes into our minds are the likes of Nicholas F. Oppenheimer, Johann Rupert, Koos Bekker.
In the South African religious setting, we also have pastors who are very wealthy and are very popular.
These popular men of God have a lot of luxury which includes fancy cars and ownership of empires that cost millions of Rands. They have built a reputation for themselves and are very popular all over the world.
1. Pastor Ray Macaulay – Net Worth $28 Million
Ray McCauley is a popular South African Senior Pastor of Rhema Bible Church. He is President of the International Federation of Christian Churches, co-chair of the National Interfaith Council of South Africa.
Ray McCauley is based in South Africa. He received his pastoral training in 1979 and he started his church afterwards with his family. He has a net worth of about $28 million.
2. Pastor Tshifhiwa Irene – Net Worth $42 Million
Pastor Tshifinwa Irene was a South African televangelist, who has her church situated in Venda South Africa. She is the founder of Divine Truth World Restoration Services for World peace by Jesus Christ.
She is popular for her powerful deliverance actions on how to cast out demons from people of all ages including young children. She has a net worth of about 42 million dollars making her one of the richest pastors in Africa and the world.
3. Alph Lukau – Net Worth $1 Billion
Alph Lukau is one of the richest pastors in the world. He is a South African pastor and the general overseer of Alleluia Ministries International.
4. Prophet Shepherd Bushiri – Net Worth $150 Million
One of the richest pastors in South Africa is South Africa-based Malawian Prophet Shepherd Bushiri. He has been ranked in a joint top position with Bishop David Oyedepo of Nigeria as Africa’s richest pastors.
He is the founder of Enlightened Christian Gathering Church. His ministry began in 2002 and currently has thousands of members worshipping in his church. There are various branches in South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Tanzania, Namibia, and Ethiopia.
Bushiri has an estimated have a net worth of US$150 million (KSh15.3 billion).
5. Prophet Uebert Angel
Prophet Uebert Angel, who was born in Zimbabwe, stands among the youngest pastors in South Africa. He is the founder of the Excellent Novels Church, which he started in 2007 and later renamed in 2015. He is famous for preaching in his helicopter.
If you were wondering how the young pastor manages to live the kind of lifestyle that he lives, these are his sources of income; the preacher owns two TV stations, where he preaches the Gospel from. Besides that, he has also invested in the real estates business. Besides that, he is also the CEO of Sam Barkeley Construction and Angel Organization.
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