Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye is the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, otherwise known as RCCG. He is one of the biggest pastors in Nigeria and we will be visiting him today.
We will be seeing Pastor E.A. Adeboye’s biography, full names, age, date of birth, family, wife, children, RCCG, sermons, net worth, houses, private jets, cars, social media handles, official website and everything else you need to know about him.
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Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye Profile
Name: Enoch Adejare Adeboye
Date of birth: 2nd March, 1942
Age: 78 years (2020)
Career: Pastor, Business man
Denomination: Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Co-founded: Redeemer’s University|
Net worth: $65 million
Pastor Enoch Adeboye Biography, Age, Early Life, Education, Parents, Wife, Children
Born on the 2nd of March, 1942 into a family of four children, Pastor Adeboye’ parents weren’t so well-to-do and could barely afford quality western education. He was so interested in studying, and when his pleas were rejected by his father, Pastor Adeboye went into a hunger strike in other to persuade him.
The attempts were later successful, and his father, Mr Moses Adeboye sold his goat to send him to the only missionary school in their town then. In the year 1956, he was admitted into another school, the Ilesha Grammar School, Ilesha, Osun State.
He loved to study and was doing very well then. It was while in the school that he discovered his passions for Mathematics and Science, which he later majored in. He really wanted to get a degree, but the Nigerian Civil War combined with his family’s poor financial status both threatened to cut his dreams short. He fought hard and went on to acquire a degree in Mathematics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, in the year 1967.
He also got a Masters Degree in Hydrodynamics and and then a Doctorate Degree in Applied Mathematics, both from the University of Lagos, 1969 and 1975 respectively. From a very young age, Adeboye had always wanted to become a vice chancellor of any top Nigerian university, and his dreams were slowly coming to pass. He became a lecturer in Mathematics at the Lagos State University and got married by the early 70s.
He had issues with children, and his wife had two children through a Cesarean section and was advised by the doctor to halt child bearing. They however needed more issues and so decided to take the issue spiritually. In the year 1973, the walked into the RCCG, Lagos. Pastor Josiah Oluwafemi Akindayomi was still the General Overseer then. Pastor Adeboye became born again on the 29th of July, 1973 and decided to dedicate himself fully to his newly found faith.
He started participating fully in the church services and in 1975, was ordained a pastor. Initially he was the translator, but with time started to handle crusades, bible studies and other church programs. Akindayomi rested in the LORD 1981 and Pastor Adeboye became the General Overseer.
Today the Redeemed Christian Church of God has branches in over 100 countries with more than 15,000 branches in Nigeria alone.
Among Pastor Adeboyes’s Awards and Achievements include:
– Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as awarded by the Nigerian President in the year 2008
– He was named one of ‘The World’s Fifty Most Powerful People’ in the year 2009 by the Newsweek Magazine (USA)
– He was also presented with the Spiritual Pillar of the Nigerian Sports, a National Sports Honor in the year 2010
– Academically, Pastor Adeboye has gotten a good number of awards from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Lagos State University and other prestigious institutions both in and outside the country.
Pastor Adeboye got married to Mrs. Foluke Adenike Adeboye in the year 1968, when he was just 25 years old. His wife is also a pastor and they have four children together. Pastor Adeboye’s children include: – Adeolu Adeboye – Leke Adeboye – Bolu Adubi – Dare Adeboye
Pastor E.A Adeboye Net Worth
Pastor Adeboye is one of the richest pastors in Nigeria. He has a good number of investments both in the academic sector and the religious sector. He also owns a good number of cars, houses and even a private jet. According to Forbes, he is estimated to be net worth $65 million.
Social Media Handles
Though a very busy man, Pastor E.A Adeboye is also well represented in the social media world. You can get him on:
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