The general Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Enoch Adeboye is 74!
He was born on the 2nd of March 1942 (Where were you then?). Here are 8 things you probably didn’t know about him.
1. He wasn’t the founder of the church but took over from the founder Papa Akindayomi in 1981. That makes him General overseer for 35 Years and counting.
2. Considered to be amongst the richest pastors in the world, his net worth is a little over $55 million. And ranked among the top 50 global power elite men.
3. He was formally a professor of Mathematics with a PhD in Applied Mathematics from the prestigious University of Lagos.
4. He successfully grew the church to about 14,000 branches in Nigeria with presence in over a 100 countries.
5. He’s endowed 4 Nigerian Universities: Obafemi Awolowo University, University of Lagos, University of Ibadan, University of Nigeria with Professorial chairs in Mathematics to the tune of 50 Million Naira.
6. The Church has the largest sitting capacity with a 12,000,000 auditorium launched in 2015. Its termed the “Largest city of God” on earth.
7. He has 4 kids. Three boys and a girl.
8. He has 188 houses in 188 different countries.
“I have houses in at least 188 countries in the world, so I am richer than Bill Gates.” (Adeboye).