Richest pastors in Ghana 2020: Most Ghanians have this perception that pastors are poor, but that is apparently a false perception. Believe it or not, there are hundreds of pastors in Ghana that are even doing better than musicians and actors when it comes to making money. So, if you have been aspiring to become a pastor in Ghana, don’t let people’s perception discourage you.
In this post, i will disclose the top 10 richest pastors in Ghana in 2020. This article will disprove the belief that pastors in Ghana are poor and indigent. Accordingly, it will inspire young pastors to know that; the fact that one has chosen to become a pastor does not really mean that the person will become poor.
I enjoin you to read this topic very carefully as I mention and discuss the top 10 wealthiest men of God you probably don’t know in Ghana.
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NOTICE: It is pertinent to note that the pastors mentioned in this article were not fabricated from thin air. A thorough research was conducted before this list was compiled. Conversely, based on net worth, below are the known richest pastors in Ghana this 2020.
Richest Pastors in Ghana 2020
Below are the richest pastors in Ghana and their estimated net worth:
- Pastor Dr. Mensah Otabil – $6.3m
- Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams – $5.6 Million
- Apostle Kwadwo Safo – $5.5m
- Bishop Charles Agyinasare – $5.5m
- Ebenezer Adarkwa Yiadom – $4m
- Bishop Daniel Obinim – $3 million
- Reverend Sam Nii Korankye Ankrah – $2.5m
- Prophet Badu Kobi – $2 million
- Apostle Isaac Owusu Bempah – $1.5 million
- Bishop Dag Heward-Mills – $2.41K – $14.4K
I enjoin to continue reading if you wish to know more about the pastors mentioned above. Trust me; you will not regret reading this article.
1. Pastor Dr. Mensah Otabil – $6.3m
Pastor Dr. Mensah Otabil is by far the richest Pastor in Ghana currently. He is a well known pastor and a medical director. Mensah Otabil was born in August 31, 1959. He is a 60 years a old influential man of God. Mensah Otabil’s church, International Central Gospel Church (Popularly known as ICGC) is internationally recognized.
Research shows that Mensah Otabil was once mentioned amongst the most reputable Africa’s in 2018. Accordingly, many successful people in Ghana take him as their mentor and Godfather. This clearly shows that Mensah Otabil is prestigious in his country.
As you already know, Pastor Dr. Mensah Otabil is not only a pastor. He is also a motivational speaker and a well known entrepreneur. Yes! That was how he became very rich.
Pastor Dr. Mensah Otabil is the founder and Chancellor of Central University College, and CEO of Otabil and Associates, an executive and Leadership Growth Consultancy. No doubt, he is one of the richest Ghanaian pastors currently.
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2. Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams – $5.6 Million
The next on my list of the richest and wealthiest pastors in Ghana is Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams. He was born in 1957 (which makes him 62 years). He grew up in Ghana and built his church (Action Chapel International) in Ghana too.
As at the time this article was written, Nicholas Duncan-Williams had a net worth of about $5.6 Million, which makes him the second richest Ghanaian pastor in this list. Well, guess what? Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams is not only a pastor. He is also an educationalist, an author and an investor too.
Nicholas Duncan-Williams is the founder and current Chancellor of Dominion University, one of the most prestigious University in Ghana.
According to Wikipedia, Dominion University, was built with the aims of training students in excellence and ethical leadership for ministry, government, and business.
As side from that, Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams also owns Dominion Television, a Christian lifestyle channel that is broadcast across 16 nations in Africa.
Trust me; you can’t make a list of the richest pastors in Ghana without mentioning Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams. He is one of the richest in Ghana currently.
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3. Apostle Kwadwo Safo – $5.5m
Apostle Kwadwo Safo is the founder Kristo Asafo Christ Reformed Church. The church was established in February 1971 by Kwadwo Safo following his call to preach about God. From my research, Apostle Kwadwo Safo had deep passion for science and technology when he was still a child. Even till today, he still engage in so many technological works.
If you are a core Ghanaian, then you must have heard of Kantanka Automobile by now. Apostle Kwadwo Safo is actually the owner and founder of that company. Due to lack of support, Kantanka Automobiles didn’t succeed as it is supposed. This was why Aljazeera referred to him as Ghana’s talented but ignored investor.
Apostle Kwadwo Safo is a good example a philanthropist. I really think God has used him to change many lifes in Ghana. Today, he is one of the richest pastors in Ghana with about net worth.
4. Bishop Charles Agyinasare – $5.5m
Bishop Charles Agyinasare is another wonderful man of God in Ghana. Based on my research, he is one of the richest pastors in Ghana with about $5.5m. Bishop Charles Agyinasare is the owner and founder of Perez Chapel International, a well recognized church in Ghana.
When Bishop Charles Agyinasare was born in 1962, he moved to Accra, in the Greater Accra Region to attend school. He studied at Weija Barracks Primary, Armed Forces Experimental School and Nsawam St. Martins.
Bishop Charles Agyinasare was known as a “women-chasing college freak” when he was in school. He was also into drug abuse too. But with the help of God, he later changed and became a Christian.
In 2017, he received an award for his good works from the former President of the Republic of Ghana, John Agyekum Kufuor. More so, Agyinasare was said to be the 20th Most Influential Ghanaian according to a poll in Ghana that was taken in 2015.
Indeed, he is one of the richest pastors in Ghana currently. With what I have discussed about him already, you don’t need anyone to tell you that Bishop Charles Agyinasare is very rich.
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5. Ebenezer Adarkwa Yiadom – $4m
When we talk about pastors that made their wealth solely from divinity, Ebenezer Adarkwa Yiadom is one of them. He is the owner and General Overseer of Ebenezer Miracle Worship Center. He his the top 7 richest pastor in Ghana with about $4m as his net worth in 2020.
Around last year, Ebenezer Adarkwa Yiadom showed off his wealth to the general public. His mansion is undoubtedly one of the biggest in Ghana. This is probably why he is also referred to as the “biggest pastor’ in Kumasi.
Indeed, Rev Opambour Ebenezer Adarkwa Yiadom is one of the popular and richest pastors in Ghana currently. He is known as on of the a prophets that always say the truth.
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6. Bishop Daniel Obinim – $3 million
Bishop Daniel Obinim was born on the 29th of August, 1977. He is is the founder of International God’s Way Church in Ghana west Africa (One of the biggest Churches in Ghana currently).
Daniel Obinim is a well known pastor in Ghana. His is noted for his numerous miracles which he claimed were from God. Many a times, Bishop Daniel Obinim also claimed to be an angel sent by God to redeem the world. This is why most people refer to him as “Angel Obinim”.
Even though Bishop Daniel Obinim is currently one of the richest pastors in Ghana, he has had so many controversies over the years.
First, he was almost prosecuted for assaulting a pregnant woman which he claimed to be delivering by stepping on her body.
Accordingly, Legit.ng has also reported a case where Daniel Obinim was caught laying with a woman in church in the pretext of trying to make her get her husband. That notwithstanding, he is still the richest in Ghana with about networth
7. Reverend Sam Nii Korankye Ankrah – $2.5m
Reverend Sam Nii Korankye Ankrah is another wonderful man of God in Ghana. He is currently 56 years old, but he is still known for his prophetic messages which have all turned out to be authentic for two decades now.
Accordingly to ModernGhana, Korankye Ankrah was called by God even before he finished school.
Reverend Sam Nii Korankye Ankrah wanted to seek admission into one of the universities in Europe after his university education in Ghana, when he realized that God has called him to preach the Gospel.
Currently, he is the owner of Royalhouse Chapel International (one of the biggest churches in Africa, with its headquarters in Ghana).
Over the years, Reverend Sam Nii Korankye Ankrah has really made a lot of money from his ministry. His net worth is about $2.5m. No doubt, he is one of the richest pastors in Ghana today.
8. Prophet Badu Kobi – $2 million
Prophet Badu Kobi is a well educated pastor in Ghana. He is the General overseer of Glorious Wave Church International (one of the biggest churches in Ghana). Badu Kobi is also the president of Kingdom Bible College and Emmanuel Kobi Ministries
As a spiritual leader and mentor of many youth, Prophet Badu Kobi has written many books to impact in the lifes of Ghanaians. Some of the outstanding Christian books he wrote includes; “Born for Glory”, “The Church Back to Eden” etc.
Prophet Badu Kobi is also a philanthropist in Ghana. Wikipedia records that he once gave out more than 200 cars to people in Ghana, including celebrity musicians Obaapa Christy, Yaw Sarpong and Daddy Lumba. Counselor George Lutterodt was also a beneficiary.
No doubt, he is one of the richest pastors in Ghana with about $2 million as net worth.
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9. Apostle Isaac Owusu Bempah – $1.5 million
Apostle Isaac Owusu Bempah is a very controversial man of God in Ghana. He is owner of the Glorious Word Power Ministry, one of the most attended churches in Ghana currently. Apostle Isaac Owusu Bempah is known both in Ghana and other parts of the world because of his unequivocal nature. Many people like him because they believe he always say things the way he sees them.
Just last year, BBC recorded a case where the 50 years old pastor gave prophecy about one of the Muslim leaders in Ghana. This was one of the trends about Apostle Isaac Owusu Bempah in 2019.
Currently, Owusu Bempah is married with kids. He is apparently one of the richest pastors in Ghana with about $1.5 million as his net worth in 2020.
10. Bishop Dag Heward-Mills – $2.41K – $14.4K
Dag Heward-Mills is the founder and pastor of United Denomination Originating from the Lighthouse Group Of Churches (UD-OLGC). He was born in 1963 to his mother and father in London, United Kingdom. Dag later returned to Africa after sometime to preach the gospel of Christ.
Aside from preaching the gospel, Dag Heward-Mills is a well known author and a conference speaker based in Accra, Ghana. He is also the founder of the Anagkazo Bible and Ministry Training Center (ABMTC) located at Mampong, Ghana.
Many a times, Bishop Dag Heward-Mills has received awards and commendation for his good works in Ghana. According to Wikipedia, his style of writing is notably simple and understandable, with a wealth of scriptures.
This is undoubtedly true because I have read “The Art of Leadership” written by Dag Heward-Mills and it was really a good book.
Dag Heward-Mills also produce CDs, DVDs, pamphlets, books and other Christian resource material to help Christian in the the whole of Africa. I suppose this is one of his sources of income. Nonetheless, research postulates that Dag Heward-Mills is also a good investor too.
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Having read this article from beginning till end, you don’t need anyone to prove to you that a pastors can really get rich.
To those that are aspiring to become a pastor someday; note that being a pastor does not actually stop someone from being rich. In fact, the secret of becoming rich is far different from what you think.
If you take a second look at the list of pastors above, you will find out that most of them a investors and entrepreneurs. So, don’t think that you will get poor when you become a pastor.
Edeh Samuel Chukwuemeka ChMC, is a Law Student and a Certified Mediator/Conciliator in Nigeria. He is also a Developer with knowledge in HTML, CSS, JS, PHP and React Native. Samuel is bent on changing the legal profession by building Web and Mobile Apps that will make legal research a lot easier.