Who is Pastor Sam Adeyemi?
Pastor Sam Adeyemi is a Senior Pastor and founder of the Daystar Christian Centre, Lagos, Nigeria. He is also an author of multiple publications. Pastor Sam Adeyemi is also a renowned motivational speaker. He is also the President and founder of Success Power International and Daystar Leadership Academy.
Pastor Sam Adeyemi is the Coach and host of the motivational program, Success Power, which airs on radio and television stations around Africa and in Europe.
Pastor Sam Adeyemi has addressed audiences in the United States, Canada,
Germany, United Kingdom, South Africa, Nigeria, India, and many other countries. In 2015 and 2017, he addressed the audience at the Global Leadership Summit, a global conference attended by over 40,000 leaders in 130+ countries.
He is inspired by Bishop David Oyedepo of the Living Faith Church, Winners Chapel.
In this post, I will be writing about Pastor Sam Adeyemi’s Biography, age, children, wife, net worth, churches, books, and TV programs. First, let’s look at his profile.
|Name||Pastor Samuel Adesanya Adeyemi|
|Date of Birth||3 February 1967|
|State of Origin||Kogi State|
|Net Worth||est. $5 billion|
|Church||Daystar Christian Centre|
Pastor Sam Adeyemi Biography
Pastor Samuel Adesanya Adeyemi was born on 3 February 1967 in Ndayako, a village close to Mokwa in Niger State, Nigeria. Although he was born in Niger State, his state of origin is Kogi state because his father, Chief SB Adeyemi is from Kogi state. In clear statements, Pastor Sam hails from Odo-Ere, Yagba, Kogi State, Nigeria. As of 2021, Pastor Sam Adeyemi is 54 years old.
Pastor Sam is brother to Victor Adeyemi, who is also a Pastor. They started ministerial works in the Rhema chapel in Kwara state.
Pastor Sam obtained his Higher National Diploma (HND) certificate at the Kwara State Polytechnic, where he studied Civil Engineering. In 2008, he moved to the University of Exeter where he undertook a Leadership Studies course and graduated with a Masters degree in 2011. Six years later, in 2017, Pastor Sam moved to Regent University, Virginia, the USA for his Doctorate in Strategic Leadership.
Pastor Sam Adeyemi is married to Adenike Adeyemi, and their marriage is blessed with three children. He met his wife, Adenike Adeyemi in his church and they got married in 1993. According to his wife, it was not love at first sight as many assumed it to be.
I really did not have much feeling for him, but as time went on I heard God tell me that he was the man for me.– Adenike Adeyemi.
Adenike Adeyemi is in charge of an organization called “The Real Woman Foundation” that was founded in 2001.
Pastor Sam Adeyemi and his wife have three children, two daughters, and a son. The first daughter, Sophie Adeyemi graduated with a master’s degree from Emory school of law in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. While their son Tyke David Toluwani Adeyemi has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the same institution. His second daughter’s name is Adora Adeyemi.
Pastor Sam Adeyemi Ministry
Pastor Sam Adeyemi started as a Pastor at the Rhema Chapel in Kwara State with his younger brother, Victor Adeyemi. He rose to the position of Director of Pastoral Care, an appointment he received from Rev. George Adegboye. He was later made the Minister in Charge before he was posted to the church’s branch in Lagos state.
How did Pastor Sam start Daystar Christian center?
While in Lagos Pastor Sam Adeyemi felt his ministry was becoming stale, so in April 1994, he decided to go on prayer and fasting spiritual exercise with his wife, Adenike Adeyemi. According to him, his prayers were answered in July 1994 with a clear instruction from God to start Daystar Christian Center and Success Power International. He initially started teaching on the radio. He then established Daystar Christian Centre and Success Power International on the 18th of November 1995.
In 1995, Daystar Christian Center had its first service at Eko Chinese hotel on Allen Avenue, Ikeja Lagos on 19 November 1995.
At the initial state, Pastor Sam found it difficult to hold the church together. He was not able to pay the rent, and he had settlement issues with the manager of the leased space. Today the Daystar Christian Center is worth more than N2 billion and is still rapidly growing with activities online, on-air and offline.
How did Pastor Sam start Success Power International?
Sam Adeyemi established Success Power International in 1995 with the sole aim of helping people realize their life purpose and maximize their potential. It’s more like a motivational outfit that reaches out to people through telecast, radio broadcast, seminars, audio, video materials, and books.
The vision for Success Power International is to help individuals realize their purpose and destiny in life, impart them with the knowledge that will help them discover, develop, and maximize their God-given potentials.
How did Pastor Sam start Daystar Leadership Academy?
Pastor Sam Adeyemi founded the Daystar Leadership Academy in January 2002. It is a non-profit Leadership and Management Development School located at 71, Kudirat Abiola Way, Ikeja, Oregun, Lagos.
The academy was created by Pastor Sam Adeyemi to raise exceptional leaders and role models that would transform the world. The school impacts Leadership and Management Skills to help people manage themselves, their family and organizations.
The Academy offers the following courses – Basic Leadership Course, Basic Leadership Course (Executive), Basic Leadership Course for Teenagers(Ages 13-19), Weekend Leadership Certificate Course (Basic and Advanced), Advanced Leadership Course, Advanced Leadership Course (Executive).
More than 40,000 students have graduated from the academy since its establishment.
Pastor Sam Adeyemi is a Principal Consultant at Forbes.com. His area of focus is Executive Coaching, Leadership, and Business Growth. He brands himself as Sam Adeyemi GLC Inc. a Leadership Consultant firm located at 2002 Summit Blvd NE, Atlanta, GA 30319, USA. And he has worked with firms such as FirstBank and Rainoil.
He is concerned about the younger generation and he inspires them with life-changing posts on his Twitter social media handle – @sam_adeyemi. He has 1.3 million followers on Twitter and more than 700,000 followers on Instagram – @thesamadeyemi.
Pastor Sam Adeyemi Books
Pastor Sam produces and markets his books through his publishing firm, Pneuma Publishing. Pneuma is a Greek word for breath and it is used in a religious context to mean soul.
Pneuma Publishing was created as an information resource center in 1995 and it has grown into a publishing firm, information resources management, and a distribution organization.
Below is a list of books authored by Pastor Sam Adeyemi.
- The Second Revolution
- Sex Straight Talk
- Nigeria of My Dream
- Wonders of Imagination
- Think and Succeed
- Success Is Who You Are
- Start With What You Have
- Generation Z+
- Success Guaranteed By The Blood Covenant
- The Super Achievers’ Breakfast
- Ideas Rule the World
- Lead: Proving Principles to Multiply your Success at Any Level
- The Parable of Dollars: Proven Strategies for your Financial Success
- The Real Money
Pastor Sam Adeyemi Net Worth
Pastor Sam Adeyemi is one of the richest and respected pastors in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $5 billion.
Although he is wealthy, he is not known to flash it all over social media or in appearance. He owns two luxurious cars, Lexus LX570 and 2008 model Mercedes-Benz S 350, he doesn’t own a private Jet.