Wealthy Mega Pastors & Their Expensive Toys
The lifestyles of the rich and famous aren’t just reserved for A-list celebrities. You won’t believe the extravagant purchases these mega pastors have made. From multi-million dollar mansions, private jets, designer clothes, and plastic surgery, these mega pastors are living the life of luxury. First on our list is the mega pastor known to be one of the wealthiest mega pastors in the world, and you won’t believe how much he is worth…
With a reported net worth of $760 million, Kenneth Copeland is arguably one of the richest mega pastors in the world. He owns Kenneth Copeland Ministries, which has a 1,500-acre campus in the vicinity of Fort Worth, Texas and includes its own private airstrip for a $17.5 million dollar jet and other aircraft.
NEXT: The ridiculously expensive mansion Kenneth Copeland calls “home”…
Kenneth Copeland’s Mansion
Kenneth Copeland and his wife, Gloria, live near Eagle Mountain Lake northwest of Forth Worth, Texas, in a mansion reportedly appraised for over $10 million dollars. The sprawling 18,279 square-foot home has a road that connects to Kenneth Copeland Airport.
NEXT: Just how many private jets does one mega pastor need? Click through to find out…
Kenneth Copeland’s Private Jets
Kenneth Copeland is said to own three private jets, including a $20 million Citation 10 and a Gulfstream V jet purchased from American movie director Tyler Perry. Copeland uses his private jets to fly to his vacation home in Colorado, and with his private airstrip conveniently located within the proximity of his mansion, we have no doubt Copeland has made good use of his aircraft when traveling.
NEXT: You won’t believe what else Kenneth Copeland has spent money on…
Looking Younger than His Years
While there hasn’t been an official confirmation or denial from Kenneth Copeland himself, before-and-after photos make it painfully obvious the 84-year-old Copeland has had facial plastic surgery, giving him the look of a man 30 years his junior. But if you think the spending habits of Kenneth Copeland are crazy, just wait until you hear more about this next mega pastor’s purchases…
NEXT: Bishop T.D. Jakes coming up next!
Bishop T.D. Jakes
Bishop T.D. Jakes’ reported net worth is $150 million dollars. He is the head pastor of The Potter’s House, a non-denominational mega church located in Dallas, Texas that boasts over 30,000 members. Aside from pastoring, he is also a writer and movie producer and has been featured on the cover of TIME magazine.
NEXT: Now that you know how much Bishop T.D. Jakes is worth, wait ’til you see what his house looks like…
Bishop T.D. Jakes’ Mansion
Bishop T.D. Jakes and his family live in a sprawling 14,045 square-foot mansion in Fort Worth, Texas, which he reportedly purchased for $5.5 million dollars. The mansion features four bedrooms and seven bathrooms, sitting on 17.8 acres of land.
NEXT: But that’s not the only extravagant purchase the mega pastor has made…
Bishop T.D. Jakes’ Fleet of Private Jets
Because one private jet just isn’t enough. According to Forbes, Bishop T.D. Jakes owns a total of four private jets, which probably come in handy when he travels to his second home in London. At this point, you may be wondering what else Bishop T.D. Jakes owns, and we’re not done with him yet.
NEXT: Read on to find out the other item Bishop T.D. Jakes likes to purchase in bulk…
Bishop T.D. Jakes’ Luxurious Lifestyle
Bishop T.D. Jakes reportedly owns multiple cars, including a Rolls-Royce Phantom and customized 1960s Trans-Am. He’s also said to own a boat, a Rolex watch, and a wardrobe full of designer suits. Sharing the prosperity Gospel to legions of followers has truly paid off for this mega pastor.
NEXT: You won’t believe the extravagant purchases made by this Southern Baptist minister…
Pat Robertson is a Southern Baptist minister, televangelist, media mogul, and one-time Republican Presidential candidate. He launched the Christian Broadcasting Network in Virginia, which is broadcast in 180 countries. He runs several large companies, including the Christian Coalition, and made a bid for president in the late 1980’s.
NEXT: Reportedly worth $100 million dollars, you won’t believe the place Pat Robertson calls home…
Pat Robertson’s Home
Pat Robertson’s home sits on the grounds of Regent University, a private Christian university where he serves as chancellor, in Virginia Beach, Virginia. While the home may seem modest compared to the sprawling mansions of other mega pastors, when it comes to big spending, don’t count Pat Robertson out just yet.
NEXT: Click forward to discover some of the pricey purchases of Pat Robertson.
Pat Robertson’s Private Jet
Pat Robertson, like many of his mega pastor colleagues, is the owner of a private jet. In this case, a C-21 Learjet Model 35, reportedly worth $500 thousand dollars as of 2018. It seems owning a private jet (or four) is a common trend among mega pastors.
NEXT: There’s also another commonality among big purchases made by mega pastors that we’ll get into on the next slide…
Pat Robertson’s Corvette
Pat Robertson once famously implied God “doesn’t care” if he speeds, indicating he has sped as much as 100 mph in his 650 horsepower engine corvette. It seems Pat Robertson might have a case of the led-foot, put to good use in his fancy car on open roads in Texas.
NEXT: This next mega pastor has quite a bit in common with his mega pastor peers…
Mega pastor Jesse Duplantis is the founder of Jesse Duplantis Ministries and is a prosperity gospel preacher from the Christian Evangelical Charismatic tradition based out of New Orleans, Louisiana. He has a reported net worth of $50 million dollars.
NEXT: As one can imagine, with a $50 million dollar net worth, Jesse Duplantis has made some luxury purchases in his time…starting with his biggest purchase to date on the following slide.
Jesse Duplantis’ Mansion
The home of Jesse Duplantis is none other than this $3 million dollar mansion that boasts 25 rooms. The house serves as the church rectory and with it comes tax-exempt status. The $3 million dollar home would otherwise be required to pay upwards of $33,000 in taxes a year.
NEXT: You won’t believe how many of these Jesse Duplantis owns…
Jesse Duplantis’ Private Jets
Jesse Duplantis reportedly owns multiple jets, including a Dassault Falcon 7X. In recent years, Duplantis commented he was seeking the $54 million dollar Dassault Falcon 7X to replace one of his older jets, which he has since purchased.
NEXT: But a fleet of jets isn’t the only mode of luxury transportation Jesse Duplantis owns…
Jesse Duplantis’ Cars
Jesse Duplantis is the proud owner of several luxury cars, including his latest purchase, a Rolls-Royce Phantom, which is reportedly worth $350,000. He also owns a Bentley and Aston Martin. We can only imagine what Jesse Duplantis’ garage looks like!
NEXT: This famous mega pastor from Houston, Texas has some seriously pricey assets…including multiple homes.
Joel Osteen is the head pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas and has a reported net worth of $40 million dollars. Walking in his father’s footsteps as a pastor and televangelist, the head pastor of Lakewood Church is also a best-selling author, and his church’s services can be seen in over 100 countries.
NEXT: You won’t believe the place Joel Osteen calls home…
Joel Osteen’s Mansion
Joel Osteen and his wife own a $10.5 million dollar home situated in the prosperous suburb of River Oaks in Houston, Texas. But that’s not all-Osteen and his wife additionally own at $2.9 million dollar mansion in Tanglewood, Houston.
NEXT: With two million-dollar homes in his possession, what else does Joel Osteen have up his sleeve? Click on to find out…
Joel Osteen’s Private Jet
Joel Osteen is said to own an Airbus A319, which takes him and his wife on excursions all around the world. Osteen’s investment in private jets is miniscule compared to that of other pastors, but the extra houses and other amenities more than make up for it.
NEXT: You won’t believe what Joel Osteen drives…
Joel Osteen’s Car
Joel Osteen owns a Ferrari 458 Italia, a series which reportedly costs a minimum of $250,000. Now that you know about Joel Osteen’s extravagant purchases, you won’t believe what this next mega pastor has up his sleeve. Hint: With a last name like “Dollar,” you know this guy’s done some big-time spending.
NEXT: His name gives away his true intentions…
Creflo Dollar is a mega pastor, a televangelist, and the owner of Creflo Dollar Ministries, with a net worth a reported $27 million dollars. He is an author and teacher of the prosperity gospel with many books in print. An entrepreneur, Creflo Dollar has used his millions toward extravagant purchases much like his mega pastor counterparts.
NEXT: You won’t believe the place Creflo Dollar and his family call home…
Creflo Dollar’s Multiple Mansions
Creflo Dollar’s home is a sprawling mansion in Fayetteville, Georgia. Worth an estimated $3.4 million dollars, the 17,000 square foot home is surrounded by a large fence and stone walls. One of its most noticeable features is its pool and beautiful fountain in the backyard. Dollar additionally owns a mansion in Atlanta and an apartment in New Jersey.
NEXT: With multiple houses, what else does Creflo Dollar own? Click on to find out…
Creflo Dollar’s Private Jets
Creflo Dollar is also the proud owner of a Gulfstream III and a Gulfstream G650, the latter of which seats as many as 19 passengers. Dollar famously said of the pricey plane, “If I want to believe God for a $65 million dollar plane, you cannot stop me!” We’ll take him at his word!
NEXT: While Creflo Dollar flies the friendly skies in his luxury private jet, you may be wondering how he travels by road…click on to find out!
Creflo Dollar’s Cars
Creflo Dollar owns a Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe that came at the price tag of around $462,000! With all these expensive toys and multiple mansions, Creflo Dollar has proven to be quite a fan of living the lifestyle of the rich and famous.
NEXT: You won’t believe this mega pastor was once dirt poor after seeing her crazy-expensive purchases…
Joyce Meyer is a mega pastor, bible teacher, writer, author, and motivational speaker with a net worth of $8 million dollars. Hailing from St. Louis, Missouri, Meyer formed her own ministry in 1985 and went on to air a weekly television show on WGN TV and BET called “Enjoying Everyday Life” in 1995. Since then, her career has taken off, and she’s become one of the most prominent figures in Evangelical Christianity.
NEXT: The once-poor Meyer now lives in this lavish estate…
Joyce Meyer’s Mansion
Joyce Meyer resides in St. Louis, Missouri, in a home valued at $20 million dollars. Sitting on 10,000 square feet of land, the home resembles that of a luxury resort hotel, complete with a pool house and an eight-car garage.
NEXT: But that’s not the only expensive purchase Joyce Meyer has made…click on to find out how she is able to travel the world with ease.
Joyce Meyer’s Private Jets
Joyce Meyer had her first taste in private aircraft with a Bombardier Challenger 600, eventually upgrading to a Gulfstream IV, which allows her to travel all over the world to speaking engagements in the lap of luxury. The Gulfstream IV has room for up to 19 passengers and two crew members.
NEXT: You won’t believe the vehicle gifted to Joyce Meyer…
Joyce Meyer’s Car
Joyce Meyer’s most notable car is her 2002 Lexus SC convertible worth a reported $62,000, which was gifted to her from a supporter of her ministry who owns a dealership. The expensive car may seem modest compared to her mega pastor peers, but with a plethora of other high-dollar purchases, including her Cape-Cod style estate, there’s no shortage of luxury items in Joyce Meyer’s world.
NEXT: This mega pastor and his insane purchases need no introduction…
With a net worth of $42 million dollars, Benny Hinn is one of the most prosperous mega pastors in the history of the world. The Israeli televangelist is known for his “Miracle Crusades,” or faith healing summits held in large stadiums in major cities that are broadcast on his television program, “This is your Day.”
NEXT: Get a look at Benny Hinn’s Italian villa…
Benny Hinn’s Italian Villa
This Italian Villa residing along Lake Como in Italy is what Benny Hinn calls “downsizing.” The historic 15,000 square foot villa is in addition to the lofts and mansions Hinn also owns around the world. Of downsizing, Hinn has stated, “Does anyone really need 29 bedrooms? 18 is more than enough.” We’ll take his word for it.
NEXT: And with residences all over the world, we bet you can guess the other extravagant purchases Benny Hinn has made…click to the next slide to find out.
Benny Hinn’s Private Jet
Benny Hinn has no trouble flying the friendly skies to and from his various residences in his Gulfstream G4SP jet. As the owner of several residences across the world, owning a private jet isn’t just a luxury, it’s a requirement!
NEXT: If you thought Benny Hinn’s multiple residences were flashy, wait until you see what he drives around in…
Benny Hinn’s Cars
For Benny Hinn, it’s go big, or go home (in his case, we wouldn’t mind going home, given his multiple beautiful properties all across the world). Hinn is said to own a “fleet” of Mercedes Benz vehicles and other luxury cars. He just might be the flashiest mega pastor on our list yet!
NEXT: This mega pastor’s son went on to follow in his footsteps…
Ed Young Jr.
Ed Young Jr., pastor of Fellowship Church in Grapevine, Texas, is the son of Dr. Ed Young Sr. Young’s estimated net worth is $11 million dollars.
NEXT: You won’t believe how big his mansion is…
Ed Young’s Mansion
This beautiful home owned by Ed Young and his family is reportedly worth $1.5 million dollars, located in Flower Mound, Texas. The 8,000 square foot home houses six bedrooms and seven bathrooms.
NEXT: This next toy purchased by Ed Young is four times as expensive as his beautiful home…
Ed Young’s Private Jet
Ed Young traverses between destinations in his French-made Falcon 50 private jet, reportedly worth $8.4 million dollars! Young is known for taking his private jet to destinations minutes apart from each other and burning thousands of dollars in jet fuel in the process.
NEXT: But a private jet isn’t the only thing Ed Young has put his money behind…
“Young”-er than His Years
While no official confirmation exists, one look at the before-and-after of Ed Young’s transformation gives good indication Young has sunk some of his fortune into facial plastic surgery, given the 60-year-old’s ability to pass off as someone a good decade or two younger than his age.
NEXT: This younger mega pastor is already skyrocketing up the ranks of the wealthiest mega pastors in the world.
At the age of 41, Steven Furtick’s estimated net worth is $55 million dollars. He is the head pastor of Elevation church in North Carolina and a published author. And while Furtick is the youngest person on our list, he’s quickly becoming one of the wealthiest-and has the expensive purchases to show for it.
NEXT: Click on to get a glimpse of the place Furtick and his family call home…
Steven Furtick’s Mansion
Steven Furtick and his family reside in this $1.7 million dollar mansion spread across 8,400 square feet near his church in North Carolina. The swanky estate has five bedrooms and seven and a half bathrooms, but who’s counting?
NEXT: These purchases of Steven Furtick probably cost more than your house…
Steven Furtick’s Designer Clothing
Steven Furtick is a designer clothing clotheshorse. While the preacher is often seen on stage in simple attire such as jeans, simple t-shirts and sneakers, they cost more than they look. He routinely shops at top-dollar designer boutiques, such as Alexander McQueen.
NEXT: This next one will probably make you green with envy…
Steven Furtick’s Lavish Vacations
With a net worth of $55 million dollars, Steven Furtick and his family can afford to take lavish vacations all across the world. As you can see from this list of ten of the wealthiest mega pastors in the world, no expense is spared when it comes to extravagance in the life of the rich and famous.