David Oyedepo was born on September 27, in 1954. He is from Omu Aran town in Kwara state.
The pastor is the founder and presiding Bishop of the Faith Tabernacle church located in Ota area of Ogun state.
Faith Tabernacle church has a wide congregation of over 50,000 members in Nigeria and more across the world.
He got married to his wife Florence Abiola Akano in 1982. They have four children David Junior, Isaac, Love and Joys.
Pastor Oyedepo celebrates his 63rd birthday
Oyedepo is reportedly the richest preacher in Nigeria with a net worth of over $150 million as at 2011.
Onlinenigeria.com has compiled a list of remarkable things about Pastor David Oyedepo as he turns 63 years old today. Read below:
Although, it is widely known that Oyedepo is a pastor, a lot of people do not know that he is also an Architect. He studied Architecture at Kwara State Polytechnic, after graduating he worked for a time at the Federal Ministry of Housing in Ilorin.
2. Mixed religious family
Despite the fact that he became a popular pastor, he was raised by a Muslim father, Ibrahim, and mother, Dorcas, was a member of the Eternal Order of the Cherubim and Seraphim Movement.
3. Faith Tabernacle
His church known as Canaanland which serves at the headquarters for the Faith Tabernacle ministry has been recorded as the church with the largest auditorium in the world. The auditorium which was completed within 12 months is home to 50,000 seats.
The pastor is a published author with over seventy Christian, motivational and inspirational books. Some of his books are Pillars of Destiny, Signs and Wonders Today, Anointing for Exploits and more.
He is a well-known philanthropist. He has been known to rebuild roads and give to the community in his state.
Oyedepo has established different schools in Nigeria to equip young minds with knowledge. He established Covenant University in Ota and Landmark University in Kwara state. Faith Academy secondary schools and Kingdom Heritage primary schools.
Onlinenigeria.com wishes him a happy 63rd birthday!