David Oyedepo Biography
A native of Omu-Aran David Oyedepo born (David Olaniyi Oyedepo) is a Nigerian preacher, Christian author, businessman, architect, and the founder and presiding Bishop of the megachurch Faith Tabernacle in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria, and Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners’ Chapel International.
David Oyedepo Age and Height
David Olaniyi Oyedepo on September 27, 1954, in Omu Aran, Kwara State, Nigeria. He is 67 years olds in 2021. she celebrates her birthday every 27 of September every year.
David Oyedepo Height and Weight
He stands a height of 1.65 m and weighs 72 kilograms. He has body Measurements of 40-32-13 Inches. David has black hair and dark black eyes.
David Oyedepo Family, Parents and siblings
He was born and raised in a mixed religious family. His father was Ibrahim who was a Muslim healer and his mother was Dorcas and she was a member of the Holy Order of the Cherubim and Seraphim Movement Church (C&S), a branch of the Aladura movement in Nigeria.
He was raised by his grandmother in Osogbo, who introduced him to the virtues of Christian life via early morning prayers which she attended with him. She also taught him the importance of tithing.
David Oyedepo Husband and Children
He got married to Florence Abiola Akano in 1982 and she is now known as Faith. They have four children together David Jr, Isaac, Love, and Joyce. David Oyedepo Jr and Isaac Oyedepo were ordained as Pastors in May 2007 by Kenneth Copeland.
David Oyedepo Jr formerly pastored the London Branch of the Church with his wife, Kemi but is now the resident pastor of the Ministry’s headquarters church while Isaac Oyedepo pastors Winners’ Chapel International, Maryland, in the United States of America with his wife Ayomitide.
His first daughter Love is married to Stephen Ogah, who also pastors in Winners’ Chapel. Joys Priscilla is the last child and second daughter. She got married to Abimbola Abodunrin in 2020.
David Oyedepo Education and Career
David studied architecture at the Kwara State Polytechnic Ilorin. He also received a Ph.D. in Human Development from Honolulu University, Hawaii, US. He worked briefly with the Federal Ministry of Housing in Ilorin before resigning to concentrate on missionary work.
David Oyedepo Christian Life
David Oyedepo gave his life to Christ at the early age of 15, through the influence of his teacher, Betty Lasher, who took an interest in him during his high school days. He revealed that in May 1981, he got a mandate from God to liberate the world from all oppressions of the devil through the preaching of the word of faith.
In 1983, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, ordained David and his wife, Florence Abiola Oyedepo to become pastors and officially commissioned the new church. David Oyedepo was ordained as a Bishop 5 years later. Oyedepo’s teachings center on the Word of Faith.
The vision led him to the founding of the Liberation Faith Hour Ministries, a movement that later metamorphosed into the present Living Faith Church World Wide (LFCWW).
David Oyedepo Books
He has published over 70 Christian, inspirational, and motivational books, mini-books, magazines, and other resources. Some of his authored books include:
- Not By Power Nor By Might
- The Turnaround Power Of The Word
- Understanding The Power Of Faith
- The Breakthrough Power Of Vision
- On Eagle’s Wings
- The Unlimited Power Of Faith
- In Pursuit Of Vision
- Pillars Of Destiny
- Signs & Wonders Today
- Exploits In Ministry
- Winning The War Against Poverty
- Walking In Dominion
David Oyedepo Net Worth
The Nigerian preacher, Christian author, businessman, architect, and the founder and presiding Bishop of the megachurch Faith Tabernacle. He has an estimated net worth of $150 million.