Chris Oyakhilome’s Ex-wife, Anita Oyakhilome Biography: Age, Net Worth, Husband, Children, Parents, Siblings, Career, Wikipedia, Pictures

June 16, 2024 0 Posted By Haruna Ayuba

Anita Oyakhilome, also known as Anita Schafer, is a renowned counselor and author known for her work in helping individuals and couples build strong and healthy relationships.

She is also the ex-wife of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, the founder and president of Christ Embassy, also known as Believer’s Loveworld.

The two were married in 1991 and had two children together, but their marriage faced challenges and ultimately ended in divorce in 2016.


  • Full Name: Anita Schafer
  • Stage Name: Anita Oyakhilome
  • Born: 26 February 1969
  • Age: 55 years old
  • Birthplace: Edo state, Nigeria
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Occupation: Counselor and author
  • Height: 5’7”
  • Parents: Mr. and Mrs. John Ebhodaghe
  • Siblings: 4
  • Spouse: Chris Oyakhilome (m. 1991–2016)
  • Children: 2, Charlyn Oyakhilome and Sharon Oyakhilome
  • Relationship: Divorced
  • Net Worth: $5 million to $10 million

Early Life And Education

Anita Oyakhilome, also known as Anita Schafer, was born on 26 February 1969 in Edo state, Nigeria. She was raised by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Ebhodaghe, along with her four siblings, although their names are unknown.

She is the eldest child in a family of five children. After graduating from Ambrose Alli University in Ekpoma, she obtained a diploma in English Language.


Anita Oyakhilome is a notable author of several books, including Confession for Living, Handbook for Successful Living, Unending Springs of Joy, and many more.

In addition to her writing career, Anita also held important positions within Christ Embassy, such as Director of the International Office and overseer of affairs in the British region. She is also a co-founder of Christ Embassy, along with her former husband, Pastor Chris.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @pastoranitaschafer

Personal Life

Anita Oyakhilome was previously married to Pastor Chris Oyakhilome in 1991. They had two daughters together, Charlyn Oyakhilome and Sharon Oyakhilome.

However, their marriage ultimately ended in divorce in 2016, when Anita filed for divorce in April 2014, citing her husband’s “unreasonable behavior” and inappropriate relationships with staff members. Despite their split, she continues to use her married name, Anita Schafer.

Net Worth

Anita Oyakhilome is estimated to have a net worth between $5 million to $10 million. However, this information has not been officially verified.

It is important to note that wealth is not the only measure of a person’s worth, and Anita’s contributions and accomplishments go beyond her financial status.

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