Kenya is a religious country. We have several religions with Christianity dominating the bunch. It is for that reason we have many people whose zeal and belief take them to church.
Kenyan churches are never empty and since the pews are full, then we have plenty of offerings a.k.a sadaka.
This correlates with the pastors’ penchant to adopting super flamboyant lifestyles. After all pesa iko na hakuna tax.
From their style of dressing, their fancy clothes bought from designer shops in Europe, living in posh homes to driving expensive cars, life has indeed changed, unlike the past whereby pastors lived a ‘humble’ life.
In Kenya, we have thousands of pastors who are living large thanks to the booming church business or if I can say, thanks to their generous followers.
Well, from the flamboyant city pastors Bishop Allan Kiuna to self-proclaimed prophet Dr. Victor Kanyari, check out the palatial homes of the top five richest Kenyan pastors.
1. Bishop Allan and Reverend Kathy Kiuna
They are the founders of flamboyant city church Jubilee Christian Church. The power couple are without a doubt the riches pastors on Kenya. They stay in Runda, one of the city’s posh and expensive estates.
2. Pastor Pius Muiru
He is among the popular pastors in the country. Pastor Pius Muiru is the senior pastor at Maximum Miracle Centre while his wife Lucy is the associate pastor. He is commonly known for his Kuna Nuru Gizani programme. He also stays in one of the city’s posh suburbs in Nairobi and the first time for his house to be seen publicly was during his daughter’s wedding.
3. Apostle James Ng’ang’a
The controversial pastor of Neno Evangelism center also lives large. From driving expensive machines to living in a luxurious home in Karen, some pundits would say, thanks to his ‘gullible’ followers. He also owns a hotel along the busy Nairobi- Nakuru highway.
4. Prophet Victor Kanyari
The Salvation Healing Ministry founder has been in the limelight for quite a while but that has not deterred him from going on with his work.
Kanyari was featured in an investigative series that portrayed him as a man who uses unsavory means to get his flock to folk out cash to him.
He recently built a multi-million house along Kangundo Road.
5. Bishop Thomas Wahome
The man of the cloth is the founder of the famous Helicopter of God Ministries. Just like his counterparts, he is also rich. He recently built a house worth millions along the Eastern Bypass.
6. Prophet Owuor
Prophet Owuor, who is known for his flashy lifestyle was accused by the family of Jayne Muthoni of forcefully taking over four-story apartments (Dove Court) belonging to her located along Rhapta Road in Westlands.