When and how did Pastor Chris Oyakhilome begin his career in the sphere of religion? What is the name of his private jet company? Read the information below to learn more interesting and shocking facts about Pastor Chris Oyakhilome.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is one of the most popular pastors in Africa. Why did he become such a person? What is the secret of his success? We found it out and gathered the most popular questions and answers about pastor Chris Oyakhilome biography.
- Pastor Chris Oyakhilome educational background. The man graduated Ambrose Alli University and Benson Idahosa University.
- Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Youtube videos collect a hundred of thousands viewings.
- Pastor Chris has the largest number of subscribers on Twitter among all stars of Africa. He has more than 1,300,000 subscribers thanks to what he takes the 1268th position in the world. In addition, the fact that unlike celebrities of a larger scale, such as Barack Obama, who is signed on thousands of people too, the pastor doesn't watch any person, surprises!
- Pastor Chris has an own website under the name Yookos. The pastor has thought that use of popular social media isn't enough to distribute the Christian gospel. Now the man owns and operates the own website of social media known as Yookos.
- The net worth of Pastor Chris makes more than $50 million. His income is rather various: from television, newspapers, publications, recording studio, hotels, and the real estate.
- Pastor Chris was accused of money laundering in 2012. Pastor Chris was in the center of the investigation of money laundering, in which he was accused of pumping more than $35 million from his church. He hid this sum by means of foreign accounts abroad. However, throughout the whole investigation, the pastor denied this act. Eventually, the case has been dismissed.
- Pastor's TV channel was the first channel, which broadcast from Africa to the whole world round the clock. Pastor Chris owns three television channels: Love World, Love World SAT, and Love World Plus. Love World was the first television network, which was based in Africa. It broadcast TV programs around the clock.
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- Self-contradictory statements about healing by belief. For some time now, Pastor Chris claimed that he could use belief to cure patients, including people with HIV and AIDS. Such statements have caused a contradiction and critics around the world. In 2011, ASA South Africa has forbidden church to distribute the statements for healing by means of belief after the complaint submitted to Treatment Action Campaign (TAC). TAC has accused the pastor and church of use of television and other media, for distribution of misstatements that their religion is capable of curing people, including patients with heart diseases, AIDS, and cancer. TAC has even produced the evidence. The woman who has been infected with a serious disease has stopped the treatment after has heard the news that she could recover by means of belief. TAC say that the woman has died later and has even infected own children with a fatal disease.
- Pastor Chris is the author of books with a large number of sales. Chris Oyakhilome is the author, and a considerable part of his private money gets to him from book sales. Thanks to it, he has a huge sum from sales, which many other authors of the inspiring books don't have. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome teachings are about healing and meetings of a miracle. They attract tens of thousands of people. Many of them consider his books inspiring messages in the form of audio and DVD.
- The pastor has founded the Christian ministry already during studying at university. Pastor Chris studied in Ambrose Ali University, state Edo when he has founded Believers' Loveworld association, which became Believers Loveworld Inc later. Today it is the global ministry with millions of followers and partners worldwide.
- Pastor's wife, Anita is the partner in Chris's affairs. Chris is married to Anita, and they have two daughters. Anita is the head of the church of embassy of Chris in London. However, she is also Chris's partner in an extensive business community and investments. Gmobile Nigeria Limited is one of the uncountable companies, which Pastor Chris owns through the difficult system of ownership. The company is registered in the Caribbean offshore zone, and Anita is registered as the owner of some actions.
- In 2006, Pastor Chris has bought the whole airline. Rich pastors, as we know, have a magnificent way of life, flying on personal planes. However, in 2006 the pastor was ahead of everyone. He has bought his own airline. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome private Jet Company is called Skypower.
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