This servant of God was born on 27 September 1954 in Osogbo, Osun state in Nigeria. David Oyedepo’s family was strict. As is known his dad Ibrahim practised the Islam faith. However, David’s mom by the name of Dorcas was a Christian lady. Also, she had a place in the Eternal Order of the Cherubim and Seraphim Movement.
Oyedepo studied engineering at previous Kwara State Polytechnic. He had even worked some time with the Federal Ministry of Housing. At that point, he chose to devote himself to teacher work. Sometime later he turned into a Doctor of Philosophy at Honolulu University.
Real name David O. Oyedepo
Date of birth 27 September 1954
Country of Origin Federal Republic of Nigeria
Net worth $200 million
Wife Faith Abiola Oyedepo
Children Isaac Oyedepo, David Oyedepo Jnr., Love Oyedepo, Joyce Oyedepo
He was brought by his grandma up in Osogbo, who acquainted him with the ideals of Christian life by means of early morning petitions which she went to with him. She additionally showed him the significance of giving. Oyedepo was “born” in 1969, through the impact of his instructor, Betty Lasher, who looked into him during his secondary school days. He contemplated design at the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin and worked quickly with the Federal Ministry of Housing in Ilorin prior to leaving to focus on teacher work. Oyedepo got a PhD in Human Development from Honolulu University, Hawaii, US.
As per him, he got an order from God through an 18-hour vision in May 1981, to free the world from all persecution of the fiend through the proclaiming of the expression of faith. This is the debut vision that prompted the establishment of the Living Faith Church World Wide (LFCWW), first called Liberation Faith Hour Ministries, in 1981.
After two years, on September 17, 1983, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, appointed David and his significant other, Florence Abiola Akano (known as Faith Abiola Oyedepo) to become ministers and formally charged the new church. After five years, Oyedepo was appointed as Bishop.
Living Faith Church (AKA Winners Chapel International) began in Kaduna however moved to Lagos, the previous capital of Nigeria in July 1989, to begin another part of the congregation after Oyedepo professed to have gotten directions from God to connect with the individuals of Lagos. In 1998, Oyedepo asserted he was told by God to fabricate another base for the Commission to oblige the expanding number of admirers. This brought about Oyedepo’s congregation’s securing of the underlying 530-section of land (2.1 km2) office, known as Canaanland, which fills in as the base camp. It is the home of the 50,000-seat limit assembly room, the ‘Confidence Tabernacle’, which is rumored to be the biggest church amphitheater on the planet.
Canaanland is in Ota, Ogun state and is the 5,000-section of land (20 km2) domain and grounds, that houses The 50,000 seat amphitheater, the congregation secretariat, the congregation’s childhood sanctuary, an elementary school called Kingdom legacy model school, a full boarding mission optional school called Faith Academy, with more than 1,500 understudies and the Covenant University offices which obliges more than 7,000 understudies, completely inhabitant in super present day lodging offices – with completely prepared personnel structures and various staff lodging offices. Canaanland grounds additionally has revenue driven foundations worked by the congregation, for example, a bread kitchen, a filtered water handling plant, a gas station, different cafés and shopping stores, a few private houses that accommodate the more than 2,000 church representatives and guesthouses. Four banks are additionally present on this Estate, three of which are parts of outer business banks and one which is a network and miniature money Bank and worked by the Church. The entire of Canaanland which incorporates a proposed 15,000 lodging home known as Canaan City had expanded to 17,000 sections of land as at 2012.
Bishop David Oyedepo and family
David’s family is a genuine declaration of his confidence. Every one of the relatives is likewise committed to God and tirelessly serves Him. His family with four youngsters does everything to spread the Gospel and put individuals in the correct way. In 1982 he wedded Florence Abiola Akano (presently known as Faith). They have four youngsters together (David Jr, Isaac, Love, and Joyce). David Oyedepo Jr and Isaac Oyedepo were appointed as Pastors in May 2007 by Kenneth Copeland. David Oyedepo Jr some time ago pastored the London Branch of the Church with his significant other, Kemi yet is currently the occupant minister of the Ministry’s base camp church (Faith Tabernacle) while Isaac Oyedepo ministers Winners’ Chapel International, Maryland, in the United States of America with his better half Ayomitide.
David Oyedepo Net Worth
Oyedepo is currently the richest Pastor in Nigeria with a net worth of over US$200 million. The congregation claims four personal luxury planes and a few structures, remembering for London and the US. Oyedepo is a writer and distributor who has composed more than 70 titles separated from periodicals. He is the administrator/distributor of Dominion Publishing House (DPH), a distributing arm of the service. DPH has more than 4 million prints available for use to date. Through Oyedepo; Covenant University, Faith Academy, and Kingdom Heritage Model Schools have been set up to prepare the adolescent for worldwide effect. The development of a third college named Crown University is now in progress, situated in Calabar, Cross River, Nigeria.
David Oyedepo Cars
The Bishop of the Winner’s Chapel has in a real sense many vehicles available to him every minute of every day. This is expected mostly to the affinity of chapel individuals to give vehicles namelessly to the congregation. From these vehicles, appropriate vehicles are added to Bishop Oyedepo’s own armada.
In a huge foundation occasion that occurred in 2013, it is accounted for that there were 700 vehicles given to the congregation. The vehicles were costly models of Toyota, Mercedes Benz, BMW, and even outlandish vehicles. David Oyedepo’s carports are generally renewed after such occasions. In another huge gift in 2014, the congregation got many SUVs. Among those vehicles, some Toyota Land Cruiser Prado models turned out to be essential for the individual armada of the directing cleric.
1. Toyota Landcruiser:
The Toyota Land Cruiser has an unbelievable resume as a rough terrain driver, yet the ebb and flow model appears to be more extravagant than courageous. Its standard 381-hp V-8 motor isn’t especially exceptional, and it’s absolutely not eco-friendly, yet it moves the apparatus with power. The Land Cruiser is unfathomably fit, but at the same time it’s staggeringly costly, particularly when contrasted and other huge non-extravagance SUVs. The Land Cruiser is controlled by a 5.7-liter V-8 motor matched with an eight-speed programmed transmission. This arrangement creates 381 drive and 401 lb-ft of force.
Bishop David Oyedepo Mercedes benz
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has 1 Diesel Engine and 4 Petrol Engine on offer. The Diesel motor is 1950 cc while the Petrol motor is 1950 cc and 1991 cc and 2996 cc and 3982 ccs. It is accessible with Automatic transmission. Contingent on the variation and fuel type the C-Class has a mileage of 9.6 to 12.6 km. The C-Class is a 5 seater roadster and has a length of 4686mm, a width of 1810mm, and a wheelbase of 2840mm.
Bishop David Oyedepo Private Jets
Gulfstream V stream esteemed at US$30m. His own airplane assortment incorporates a Bombardier Challenger Aircraft and two Gulfstream planes. Bishop Oyedepo and Winners Chapel have four private jets, together worth about ₦25 billion. These are:
Bombardier Challenger 604 (N664D)
Gulfstream V Jet
Bishop Oyedepo Houses
Bishop Oyedepo House
Bishop David Oyedepo lives in Canaanland, the headquarters location of the Winners Worldwide Church. He has several church branches and houses located in Nigeria, London, Africa, and the USA.