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Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is one of the richest pastors in Nigeria and also among the richest in Africa. He is a televangelist and an author. He is also the founder and general overseer of the Believers Loveworld incorporated, popularly called Christ Embassy. The church has its headquarters in Ikeja, Lagos state, Nigeria.
Pastor Chris was born on 7th of December, 1963. He was married to Anita Oyakhilome, who was the pastor in charge of the church’s UK branch until their divorce. They have 2 female children named Sharon and Charlyn Oyakhilome. Recent rating has it that he is the second richest pastor in Nigeria. His net worth is said to be around $51 million.
He began his ministry when he was a student at Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State. His church is youth oriented and he focuses on the youth mainly. His church has more youth members than others. In actual fact, over 65% of his members are youths.
He founded his church in 1990 and the church has grown to a mega church since then. His church headquarters in Ikeja can sits up to 40,000 members at a time. Some of the subsidiaries under his church are 3 Christian television channels, Innercity Missions for Children, Rhapsody of Realities and Healing School.
Not much is known about Pastor Chris’ private jet. The church has kept information regarding his private jet secret. He is however known to have one, along with other Nigerian pastors, like TB Joshua, Pastor Adeboye, Pastor Oritsejafor and Bishop Oyedepo