Pastor E.A Adeboye Biography: Children, Age, Net Worth, Son, Wife, Phone Number, House, Messages, Prophecy
Enoch Adejare Adeboye (born 2nd March 1942) is a globally-recognized Nigerian pastor and a professor in mathematics.
He is also Redeemed Christian Church Of God General Overseer located in Lagos, Nigeria. He became a world renowned figure preaching the word of God.
Aside pastoral career, he is also a businessman.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Enoch Adejare Adeboye|
|Stage Name:||E.A Adeboye|
|Born:||2 March 1942|
|Place of Birth:||Ifewara, Osun|
|State Of Origin:||Osun State|
|Children:||Adeolu Adeboye, Dare Adeboye, Leke Adeboye, Bolu Adubi|
|Girlfriend • Wife:||Foluke Adenike|
|Occupation:||Pastor • Professor|
|Net Worth:||$110 Million|
Enoch Adeboye was born on the 2nd of March, 1942 in an area known as ‘Ifewara’, which is located at Osun state, Nigeria.
The popular pastor hailed from a poor family background. Adeboye once described how poverty affected their family.
He said, ‘We were very poor that even other poor families called my family poor.’ He is related to Esther Adetoun.
Pastor Enoch Adeboye started his educational journey in the year 1956, where he attended Ilesha Grammar School, which is located at Ilesha, Osun state, Nigeria. After his primary and secondary school education, He proceeded to study at the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) in Nsukka, Enugu state, Nigeria.
Because of the ongoing civil war, he opted to study at the Obafemi Awolowo University and graduated with a bachelor degree in Mathematics in 1967. It was in 1967, he got married to the woman he loves who go by the name, Foluke Adenike.
The couple had four children namely: ( Late ) Dare Adeboye, Adeolu Adeboye, Bolu Adubi Adeboye and Leke Adeboye. Year 1969, Pastor Enoch Adeboye obtained his master degree in hydrodynamics from the University of Lagos, Nigeria.
Year 1975, he got his Ph.D in Applied Mathematics from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. His success in academics saw him become University of Lagos Professor In Mathematics.
Year 1973, Enoch Adeboye became part of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, where he served as an Interpreter, before being ordained a pastor in RCCG by senior pastor, Pa. Josiah Olufemi Akindayomi in the year 1975.
Year 1981, Enoch Adeboye became the General Overseer of the church, In his first 3 years, he filled the role part time at Ilorin due to his job as a professor in UNILAG. He later resigned from his job in order to preach full-time.
Pastor Enoch Adeboye is widely referred to as a prosperity preacher, which He confirmed the claims that he was indeed a prosperity preacher. According to Pastor Enoch Adeboye;
‘Pentecostals have such an impact because they talk of the here and now and not just the by and by,while we have to worry about heaven, there are somethings God could do for us in here(on earth) and now.’
The church came to limelight under pastor Enoch Adeboye, whom has stated that his goal is to ensure that there is a church within 5 minutes driving distance in every developed city and 5 minutes walking distance in cities which are still developing.
Awards and Achievements
- 2008 NewsWeek Top 50 most powerful people in the world.
- 2019 New African magazine Top 100 most influential Africans.
Pastor Enoch Adeboye is married to Mrs Foluke Adeboye (his wife) on the 17th December, 1967.
He has 4 children (3 sons and 1 daughter) and also grandchildren. One of his sons known as ‘Dare Adeboye‘ died on the 4th of May, 2021. Late dare died at the age of 42.
According to Forbes List, Pastor Enoch Adeboye (General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God) has an estimated net worth of $110 Million.
Forbes also stated that the popular General Overseer makes $2 Million as a yearly income.