Insanely Rich Religious Leaders

Published on August 31, 2022
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Where does your mind wander when you think of a spiritual leader? As who they are or what they mean. A preacher? A guru? No matter who they are, you definitely don’t get to think about them when you think about a nation. No doubt the life of a religious leader is different from a normal human being however, the amount they earn and the perspective they hold towards the world are different. Continue ahead and your mind will blow with how rich they are by earning from being just a religious leader. 

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Charles Stanely – Net Worth: $1.5 million

Charles Stanely, originally belongs from Dry Fork, Virginia. He is a religious leader who has written New York Times best-selling books. Charles is particularly to be known for founding Touch Ministries in 1977, an American Evangelical Ministry. Stanely is also introduced to the National Religious Broadcasting Hall of Fame. Moreover, the phase ‘In Touch’ was set due to the copy he came across in his copy of The Living Bible. Last but not the least, Charles Stanely has written more than sixty books.

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Sri Chinmoy – Net Worth: $2 million

The Bangladeshi-born spiritual guru, Sri Chinmoy. He might have passed away in 2017 but his followers are still being found which are mostly students. Chinmoy’s Followers run a restaurant in his memory where the San Diego-based yummy meals along with some spirituality are served. Besides, being a religious teacher, He had his interesting interests which were marathon running and lifting weights. He immensely loved to run so he created a Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team in 1977. Not only that, he has promoted his passion for weightlifting. However, Todd Terry has exaggerated the amount Chinmoy was able to pick.   

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Mark Driscoll – Net Worth: $2.5 million

Catholic Mark Driscoll, wasn’t much who use to practice but that changed when he was given a gift by his friend in college. A book ‘nice bible’. He didn’t know that his life was about to turn a page after reading the book and returning to the path of Catholicism. Nonetheless, when Mark newly found his appreciation for Catholicism it led him to build the Mars Hill Church in Seattle in Washington. In addition, to The Trinity Church in Scottsdale, AZ. Not only this, Mark has come on a few American shows like Fox and Friends, Loveline with Dr.Drew, and ABC’s Nightline.

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N.T. Wright – Net Worth: $2.5 million

Nicholas Thomas Wright, Ex. Bishop of Durham is the most known bible scholar in The United Kingdom. The scholar has written more than seventy books on theology. ‘Paul and the faithfulness of God is the most popular book. He is now an Anglican Minister and Theologian. Nicholas’s yearly estimated earnings are around 3 million dollars coming in from a career that he is working on for more than forty years. In addition to this, he values traditions the most and has been opposing same-sex marriage and the LGBTQ community. 

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Louis Farrakhan – Net Worth: $3 million

In 1955, Louis Farrakhan heard the leader Elijah Muhammad from the Nation of Islam (NOI), and from that movement itself, he knew the path he was to take. Nonetheless, this didn’t seem a clear route to him because he started performing in different cabarets in the music industry and has various groups in Boston, MA. Further, Louis walked in the practice of Muhammad by becoming a leader of the Nation of Islam leader in 1977. The report was given according to Southern Poverty Law Centre.

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Tony Campolo – Net Worth: $4 million

Tony Campolo has a degree in sociology as well as theology, and a Ph.D. from Temple University. He is a Baptist minister and became well known after he became the spiritual advisor of President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 2001. Moreover, he is the founder of the Evangelical Association for the promotion of Education. Apart from this, Campolo has some very open thoughts about the issues like same-sex marriage and the inspiration for this has been given to him by his wife. 

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Paula White-Cain – Net Worth: $8 million

The woman earned multi-million and held the position of pastor of non-denominational megachurch New Destiny Christian Centre in Orland, FL. Things were hard at the time when Paula was growing up. Following the saddening news of her father’s sudden death with has gone through various abuse. After all these struggles she has reached the point where she is today. The passing away of her father was hard on her as the little girl went into depression, whereas she is thankful to the bible for saving her and bringing her life back on track.

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Eddie Long – Net Worth: $5 million

It’s been quite some time since Eddie Long left us. He was recognized as a flamboyant pastor of megachurch New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Georgia, AL. On the other hand, he didn’t stop living a luxurious life no matter many disturbing lies about him were told. Eddie absolutely, walked by the phrase ‘practice what you preach’. Living by the phase didn’t only give him noticeable wealth, and fame along with a Bentley and a private jet but also a house of two million dollars of worth to live in.

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Kirk Cameron – Net Worth: $20 million

Kirk Cameron was initially known as an American actor was has acted in a couple of movies and TV shows. Such as Saving Christmas, Mercy Rule, and Fireproof. He wasn’t a regular church-going person. Things took a turn when one day he was sitting in his car listening to the message from the first Gospel. That is when he came to the decision of changing his career route. It is true when they say ‘You can get the guidance when it is destined’. Moreover, the former actor has been awarded two golden globes for the role that he played in ‘Growing Pains’.

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Rick Warren – Net Worth: $25 million

The man is well known for the founding he did in California-based Saddleback Church as well as the online website pastors.com. The website is basically for the training of church leaders and pastors. It is stated that Warren’s Bio has the heading of Saddleback garners thirty thousand weekly attendance across nineteen different locations stateside as well as internationally. On the other hand, Rick offers a free-of-cost newsletter to his followers on the Ministry Toolbox. That has been part of his training efforts. Not only this, he is the best-selling writer of many Christian books including ‘The Purpose Driven Church.

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Benny Hinn – Net Worth: $60 million

The figures keep increasing! The televangelist Benny Hinn was born in Israel and came to Canada in 1968. According to his biography that he has dedicated all his life to his work. In addition to being famous for his day-to-day ‘Miracle Crusades,’ he has written many books, TV programs, and a website of resources. If you have keenness in worship, there is an app for that too. There is this quote by Benny Hinn ‘Be Transformed Not Conformed!’.

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Joel Osteen – Net Worth: $100 million

He is definitely the most famous on the list. Joel Osteen the pastor at Lakewood Church amazingly earns much more than the normal salary. This raises questions. Nonetheless, he gave up his two hundred thousand salaries at the Lakewood Church for his books. The pastor was under pressure when didn’t open the doors of Lakewood Church for the hurricane victims in Huston, TX. However, Osteen is doing great as he is living in a mansion that is worth ten million dollars.

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Victoria Osteen – Net Worth: $100 million

Victoria Osteen was a child of religious parents who were always in ministry work. Her mother is a school teacher and her father a deacon. It is to be in notice, that Victoria is the wife of Joel. Moreover, she uses to join her husband and his father on trips to spread the message of the Book around the world. She is working as a co-pastor along with her husband at their Lakewood Church. In addition to her activities, Victoria is a writer of different books which are mainly for kids and adults. 

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