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Top Richest Pastors in Kenya

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Kenya is a religious country that has many churches. Every day new churches are coming up. Some of the churches have rich pastors who can afford a lavish life. The richest pastors in Kenya are Bishop Allan Kiuna and Rev Kathy Kiuna. Pastors get money from tithing, offering and donations given by their congregants.

The following are some of the richest pastors in Kenya.

1. Bishop Allan Kiuna and Rev Kathy Kiuna

Bishop Allan and Rev Kathy Kiuna live a flashy and lavish lifestyle. They are among the rich Kenyan pastors. The duo founded Jubilee Christina Church (JCC). The church has many branches around the country and abroad. The two live in Karen and draw high incomes from their ministries. The two are approximately worth Ksh 4.5 billion.

2. Prophet David Edward Owour

Prophet David Edward Owour is a well-known minister locally and abroad. He is the Minister for Repentance and Holiness Church. He gets much of his wealth from his ministry where he gets donations from individuals and organizations. His wealth is estimated to be Ksh 3.5 Billion.

3. Brother Kamlesh Patnni

Brother Kamlesh Patnni was initially a Hindu before converting to Christianity. He then went ahead to found a church. He became famous during the Goldenberg and Laico Regency saga.

Despite being a pastor, he is also a businessman from where he draws much of his wealth. He is estimated to be worth Ksh 3 Billion.

4. Bishop Margaret Wanjiru

Bishop Margaret Wanjiru is a Kenyan politician and a pastor. She is the rich Kenyan pastors and the founder of Jesus is Alive Ministries. She was once a member of parliament for the Starehe constituency. Her wealth is estimated at Ksh 2.5 Billion.

5. Pastor Thomas Wahome

Pastor Thomas Wahome is the founder of Helicopter Church Ministries. He is one of the very unpopular but wealthy pastors in Kenya. His net worth is estimated at Ksh 2.5 Billion.

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6. Maina Njenga

Maina Njenga is the founder of the Hope International Ministries in Kitengela. He was the former Mungiki leader before giving his life to Christ. Besides his Ministry, he has invested a lot in real estate in Kajiado and Laikipia. He drives high-end cars and his net worth is estimated at Ksh 2.5 Billion.

7. Pastor Pius Muiru

Pastor Pius Muiru is the founder of Maximum Miracle Center church. He vied for the presidential seat in 2007 and lost. Since then, he disappeared from the limelight. His wealth is estimated at Ksh 1.8 Billion.

8. Rev Teresia Wairimu

Rev Teresia Wairimu is the founder of Faith Evangelistic Ministries Family. She is the eight richest pastor in Kenya. Her sanctuary was opened by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

The groundbreaking ceremony for the church was attended by high-profile individuals. Her wealth is estimated at Ksh 1.5 Billion.

9. Pastor Victor Kanyari

Pastor Victor Kanyari is one of the flashy pastors in Kenya. He became known to many after an exposé by Mohammed Ali. He was exposed for allegedly asking his congregants to give 310 panda mbegu money. He drives high-end cars like Range Rover. His wealth is estimated at Ksh 1.1 Billion.

10. Bishop Mark Kariuki

Bishop Mark Kariuki is among the richest pastors in Kenya. He is the pastor of Deliverance Church of Kenya. He is also a businessman and has an interest in King’s Academy School and other industries. His wealth is estimated at Ksh 1 Billion.

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Final Word

The above is a list of the top richest pastors in Kenya. There are many churches in Kenya and pastors make a lot from their congregants in form of tithing, offering and also donations. It is unfortunate that most of the richest pastors in Kenya have been involved in scandals.