Top 10 Richest Pastors In South Africa 2023 [Updated]

Who is the richest pastor in South Africa? Christianity is a major religion in South Africa. 80% of South Africans are Christians, therefore we have so many pastors in South Africa.

Unlike the old Christianity where most pastors were not living a life of luxury, you have to agree with me that modern pastors are very much wealthy.

Some of them have side businesses aside from the ministries they run while some pastors’ source of income is very much unknown to the public.

Most of the pastors in this post were not very wealthy before they started their ministries but as we all know that God blesses those who help his word reach people. These pastors became very wealthy after they started their ministries for God.

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There are a lot of wealthy and rich pastors in South Africa. Of all these pastors, below are the richest pastors in South Africa.

Top 10 Richest Pastors In South Africa 2023

1. Pastor Alph Lukau

Pastor Alph Lukau - Richest South African Pastor

Pastor Alph is a renowned pastor in South Africa with an estimated net worth of $1 billion. As of today, he is the richest pastor in Africa. He owns several cars, multi-million-rand houses, motorbikes, and a private jet, with all the mentioned assets he is no doubt one of the richest men of God in South Africa.

He founded, and he is the General Overseer of Alleluia Ministries International. He was born on the 25th of October 1975 in Kinshasa, Congo. He is 46 years old. He is married to Celeste Lukau, and he is blessed with three sons Deri, Richie, and AJ Lukau.

He is a powerful televangelist and author. Under the anointing of his ministry, many have been saved, delivered, healed, and experienced mind-blowing miracles. He is a spiritual father, mentor, coach, and leader to many.

His church has several branches all over the world, with an estimated number of 95,000 members.

2. Prophet Shepherd Bushiri

Prophet Shepherd Bushiri - Richest pastors in South Africa

Prophet Shepherd, the founder of the Enlightened Christian Gathering Church [ECG] is the second richest pastor in South Africa. His net worth is approximately $150 million. He is also one of the richest people in Malawi.

Asides from being a pastor, Prophet Shepherd is a business owner. His sources of income are Education, Agriculture, Gold Mines, Evangelism, and Telecommunication.

He owns Private Jets, Fleets of cars, and a University of agriculture. The latest jet he bought cost $37 million. He also has investments in Mauritius, Botswana, Dubai, and some other countries in Africa.

His prophecies are said to be precise and accurate. His ministry has 700,000 registered members in South Africa. ECG has its headquarters in Pretoria, South Africa with 90,000 members.

He is happily married to Prophetess Mary Zgambo and they have two female children Israella and Raphaella.

3. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome - One of the wealthiest pastors in the world
Pastor Oyakkilome is the Senior Pastor and the convener of Believers Loveworld International – Christ Embassy Church.

Pastor Chris is a well-known man of God in Nigeria, who recently moved the headquarters of his church ‘Christ Embassy Church’ to South Africa.

He founded Christ Embassy Church, and he is the current General overseer. Christ Embassy Church has various branches all over the world.

His net worth is around $126 million. He owns several real estate properties, fleets of cars, two personal private jets.

His house in Lagos popularly referred to as ‘WHITE HOUSE’ worth more than 150 million Naira. It is a four-story building with a huge carport and sport office. He is also one of the wealthiest men in Nigeria.

He was married to Anita Oyakhilome, and they had two kids, Sharon and Charlyn Oyakhilome from the marriage.

4. Roberta Lee Houston

Roberta Lee Houston - Richest pastors in South Africa

Roberta Lee Houston AKA Bobbie Houston is one of the most powerful pastors in South Africa. She co-owns Hillsong Church with her husband Brian Houston.

She established and headed an annual event known as the Colour Your World Women’s Conference.

Hillsong Church has so many branches all over the world and its branch in South Africa seems to attract a lot of followers

Bobbie’s net worth is $124 million. Bobbie is married to Brian Houston and their union is blessed with three kids Joel, Ben, Laura Houston.

She was born on 16th January 1957; she is 62 years old. She now resides with her husband in Australia.

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5. Prophet Uebert Angel

Prophet Uebert Angel - Wealthiest pastors in South Africa

Prophet Uebert is the founder of Good News Church, he is one of the youngest pastors in South Africa.

He has several sources of income; he owns TV stations, a construction company in the UK, he also invested in the real estate business and owns a millionaire academy, he gives wealth accumulation classes.

Uebert Angel is a Zimbabwean ambassador and a special envoy. He is a man of diverse interests which made him venture into most of his achievements.

Uebert was born on the 6th of September 1978. He is happily married to Beverly Angel and their union is blessed with three kids Uebert Angel Jr, Jude Eloi Angel, and Levi Henock Angel.

He and his wife founded an organization to help poor children get scholarships. They also help to satisfy poor people’s needs. Prophet Uebert Angel net worth is estimated at $70 million.

6. Brian Houston

Brian Houston

Pastor brain is a powerful religious leader like his wife Bobbie, he is one of South Africa’s richest pastors. He founded Hillsong Church with his wife Bobbie in 1983. Today, Hillsong Church has various branches in 28 countries.

Brian is well-respected because of his passion to build the Church of Jesus Christ and to help people fulfill their potential in life.

He is the president of Hillsong International College, he is also the host of Brain Houston’s TV. Pastor Brian Houston net worth is currently estimated to be $70 million. He earned most of his money being a religious leader.

7. Late Pastor Irene Tshifhiwa

Pastor Irene Tshifhiwa

Pastor Tshifhiwa had an estimated net worth of $42 million. She was an influential woman, well-respected, and known all over South Africa.

Irene worked for Standard Bank of South Africa before she later joined the Christian Worship Centre [CWC]. She owned a church in Venda, South Africa.

She was married, but she had no kids. She passed away in 2018.

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8. Pastor Ray McCauley

 Ray McCauley

Pastor Ray is a powerful man of God, the General overseer of Rhema Bible Church. He is also the president of the National Interfaith Council of South Africa and the International Federation of Christian churches.

He is not the type of person that shows off his wealth, but he is for sure living a life of luxury.

After Ray completed the bible training, he underwent in 1979; he started his own ministry with his family. Today, he owns one of the biggest churches in the world, Pastor Ray McCauley current net worth is estimated at $28 million which is why he made it on the list of richest pastors in South Africa.

9. Adam Johannes Jakobus Boshoff

Adam Johannes Jakobus Boshoff

Adam Johannes Jakobus Boshoff popularly known as At Boshoff joined the Christian Ministry at the age of 21, he will be 60 years old on the 30th of December 2023.

He founded Christian Revival Church [CRC] in 1994. The Church has a lot of branches even outside South Africa. Christian Revival Church [CRC] is about 32 years old.

He is one of the wealthiest pastors in South Africa. At Boshoff’s has never come public about his wealth but he is living in luxury as he is usually seen with the latest and expensive cars. His net worth is unknown.

He is married to Nyretta Gibbons; she is also a pastor like him and their marriage is blessed with three kids Angelique de Bruin, David, and Chanelle Claassen. He is also a grandfather as two of his children are married.

10. Drs. Andre Roebert

Drs. Andre Roebert

Andre Roebert is also one of the richest pastors in South Africa is married to Jenny Roebert and their union was blessed with three kids Jordan, Faith, and Christian.

In 1991, he and Jenny, his wife started their ministry in King Williams Town. After their wedding in 1992, they brought the gospel to small towns in South Africa. They followed the lord’s calling and began their ministry.

Andre and Jenny now own several companies and ministries all over the world. Their ministry has its own bookshop, airline, broadcast channel, chains of hotels, real estate investment, print company, media Centre.

Annually, with a multi-million Rand turnover, they have been able to concentrate on their primary purpose. Their primary purpose is to stay focused on God’s assignment for them. Andre Roebert net worth is $600,000.

List of The Richest Pastors In South Africa 2023

  • Pastor Alph Lukau – (Net Worth $1 billion)
  • Prophet Shepherd Bushiri – (Net Worth $150 million)
  • Pastor Chris Oyakhilome – (Net Worth $126 million)
  • Roberta Lee Houston – (Net Worth $124 million)
  • Prophet Uebert Angel – (Net Worth $70 million)
  • Brian Houston – (Net Worth $70 million)
  • Late Pastor Irene Tshifhiwa – (Net Worth $42 million)
  • Pastor Ray McCauley – (Net Worth N/A)
  • Adam Johannes Jakobus Boshoff – (Net Worth $28 million)
  • Drs. Andre Roebert – (Net Worth $600,000)

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