There are thousands of religions around the globe. It’s even been said that they are some of the most profitable organizations in the world. There are billions of dollars spent yearly on churches, advertising, and publications. In addition to that are the salaries for the clergy that reach into millions of dollars.
Many members of the church don’t believe that the clergy can make a lot of money, but evidence shows that they do. Many leaders of the church live a lavish lifestyle. Because of that, some pastors are heavily criticized. Critics say that they just use religion and Bible to earn money.
Here’s the list of the richest pastors in the world and their estimated net worth. Not all of them earned their net worth through their career as pastors, some owned other businesses and have other jobs that also gave them their massive wealth. Let’s start from the top 50!