Chris Oyakhilome Biography (Education, Ministry, Networth)

Pastor, faith healing minister, television host and a prolific author. He is the founder and president of LoveWorld Incorporated, also known as Christ Embassy, based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Rev. Dr. Chris Oyakhilome Dsc. DD. has helped millions experience a victorious and purposeful life in God’s word. He has been in ministry for over 30 years. His ministry is internationally based.

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Chris Oyakhilome Biography

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome was born on the 7th of December 1973 in Edo, Nigeria to Mr and Mrs Tim Oyakhilome. He us the eldest son of his family

Chris Oyakhilome Biography


After his primary and secondary education, he is a graduate of Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria where he obtained a BSc in Architecture and an honorary Doctor of Science award. He also has an honorary doctorate in divinity from the Benson Idahosa University.


He went into ministry while he was still a student at AAU. His ministry initially started as Youths for Christ (YFC) before it turned to  Believers’ LoveWorld Fellowship, which is now Believers LoveWorld Incorporated was known as Youths For Christ (YFC).

YFC grew and became the largest fellowship on campus. In 1989, Pastor Chris established Believers LoveWorld Incorporated (BLW), alongside Christ Embassy. The church has its headquarters in Lagos. Believer’s LoveWorld is now a global ministry with millions of followers and associates all around the world.

Oyakhilome’s ministry holds meetings in the United Kingdom and the United States, and has “healing school” sessions in South Africa, Lagos and Canada. He was also the first to pioneer a Christian-based television network from Africa to the rest of the world. He also held the largest single night event held in Nigeria in 2005 with 3.5 million people in attendance “Good Friday Miracle Night”.yakhilome also hosts Higher Life conferences in Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, UK, US and Canada, and organized the Night of Bliss South Africa event at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg. Oyakhilome also operates an International School of Ministry, which held one of its Ministers’ Network Conferences in 2016 with 5,000 ministers in attendance from 145 countries, in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Oyakhilome runs an online prayer network using social media to send messages to Christians all over the world. He had over 1.2 million followers on Twitter in 2013, over 1.9 million followers on Facebook, and operates a smartphone messenger called KingsChat. He is also the author of the world number one daily devotional “Rhapsody of Realities”. In 2015, Oyakhilome was given an honorary doctorate from Ambrose Alli University andd Benson Idahosa University. In 2017, Oyakhilome, in partnership with Benny Hinn, created the Christian cable channel LoveWorld USA.

Pastor Chris also pioneered the establishment of the Inner City Mission of Christ Embassy, a ministry to children living in the inner cities of our world, to give them a hope and a future.

Chris is also the host of “Atmosphere for Miracles”, a programme airing on major television networks in the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Asia, Europe and around the world, which brings God’s divine presence right into the homes of millions around the world.

Chris Oyakhilome Biography

Ministry diversification

Pastor Chris’s Ministry is in four arms: healing ministry, publishing ministry, television ministry and teaching ministry. It is from these ministries that he culled out the healing school, atmosphere for miracles, and the Pastor Chris live global prayer network.

Philantrophic work

Inner City Mission Project is being operated by him, this foundation  works to assist orphaned and indigent children in inner cities in several countries. The organisation is under the auspices of the Chris Oyahkilome Foundation, which works to help the poor and those in the inner cities. They send relief materials to countries when disasters strike and work with government parastatals to improve social wellbeing.

The Chris Oyakhilome Foundation is one of the major sponsors of the inner city orphanage homes in Africa managed by pushaboo, an organisation spearheading the care of mothers and babies around the world.

Other agencies supported by Chris Oyakhilome Foundation International (COFI) are the Volunteer Medical Corps, Trauma Care International Foundation, InnerCity Mission for Children, Future Africa Leaders Foundation and the Bible for All Mission.

Personal life

He got married to Anita Ebhodaghe in 1991. They had two daughters. Anita Ebodaghe filed for divorce on 9 April 2014 at the Central Family Court in London and later divorced in February 2016 after 25 years of marriage on the basis of “Unreasonable Behavior the separation, they also decided to share custody of their two children; Sharon and Charlyn

Chris Oyakhilome Biography

Net worth

In 2011, Forbes estimated Oyakhilome’s personal wealth as between $30 million and $50 million.


  • Future Africa Leaders’ Foundation
  • The Innercity Mission for Children
  • Trauma Care International Foundation
  • Volunteer Medua Corps
  • Bible For All Nations


He is the author of Rhapsody of Realities, distributed monthly in several countries.These are some of his other books and the year produced.

  • Gates of Zion in 1998
  • Your Right In Christ in 1998
  • The Oil And The Mantle in 1999
  • None of These Diseases in 2000
  • When God Visits You in 2001
  • The Power of Tongues in 2001
  • Join This Chariot in 2002
  • Praying the Right Way in 2004
  • How To Make Your Faith Work in 2005
  • Prophecy in 2005
  • How to Make Your Faith Work Good in 2005
  • Seven Things The Holy Spirit Will Do For You in 2005
  • Holy Spirit And You in 2005
  • Now That You Are Born Again in 2006
  • The Seven Spirits of God in 2006
  • The Seven Spirit of God : Divine Secrets to the Miraculous in 2006
  • Recreating Your World in 2017
  • Your Rights In Christ in 2008
  • Healing From Heaven in 2010
  • Don’t stop here in 2010
  • Rhapsody Of Realities Topical Compendium in 2011
  • How To Pray Effectively in 2012
  • The Power Of Your Mind: Walk In Divine Excellence in 2016


Oyakhilome has an honorary doctorate degree in divinity from Benson Idahosa University.


His social networking site is called Yokoos

Social media handles

Instagram: @pastorchris.oyakhilome

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