Top 5 Richest Pastors in South Africa & Net Worth (2022)


In this post, we will take a look at the richest pastors in South Africa and their net worth according to Forbes in 2020. We also take a look at their various source of wealth.

South African pastors are one of the richest pastors in Africa and about two of them making the list of top 10 richest pastors in Africa.

When we talk about the richest men in South Africa, what comes into our minds are the likes of Nicholas F. OppenheimerJohann Rupert, Koos Bekker.

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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.

Richest Pastors in South Africa

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.

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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.

Tshifinwa Irene was a former banker at the Standard Bank of South Africa between 1990 and 2001 before she left her banking job and started her own Christian ministry.

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

Update: Tshifhiwa Irene Ramashia died in her sleep after complaining of headaches at her home

3. Alph Lukau – Net Worth $1 Billion

richest pastors in south africa

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.

According to the South African local press, Pastor Alph Lukau’s net worth is now more than $1 Billion. As a result, making him one of the richest pastors in the world

4. Prophet Shepherd Bushiri – Net Worth $150 Million

Shepherd Bushiri

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).


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  1. Bhima kurami October 6th, 2019

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