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Pastor Sam Adeyemi Biography, Family, Education, Career and Net Worth



 Pastor Sam Adeyemi Biography Family Education Career and Net Worth
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In this piece, chronicles the biography, family, education, career, net worth and assets of Pastor Sam Adeyemi.


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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 Adeyemi is also a renowned motivational speaker. He is also the President and founder of Success Power International and Daystar Leadership Academy.




Pastor Adeyemi was born on the 3rd of February 1967 in a village called Ndayako, close to Mokwa, Niger State, Nigeria, where he spent the first 10years of his life.


He hails from Odo-Ere, Yagba, Kogi State, Nigeria. He has a younger brother – Victor Adeyemi, who is also a Pastor.



Pastor 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.


Pastor Adeyemi and his wife have three children, two daughters, and a son.



Pastor Adeyemi 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 Adeyemi moved to Regent University, Virginia, the USA for his Doctorate in Strategic Leadership.



Pastor Adeyemi started as a Pastor at the Rhema Chapel alongside his younger brother – Victor Adeyemi.


While at Rhema Chapel, Sam served as the Director of Pastoral Care and Minister in Charge before he was transferred to a branch in Lagos.



On his relocation to Lagos, Pastor Adeyemi felt his ministry was stagnated. So in April 1994, he decided to go on a prayer and fasting program with his wife. His prayers were answered in July 1994, after he got a clear cut instruction from God.



God told him it was time to move to the next level of ministry, where he would be a teacher of biblical success principles.


He would reach his audience via radio, television, tapes, publications and seminars. Also, he would establish a church that would help people discover and release their potentials.

Pastor Adeyemi got the vision for Success Power International and Daystar Christian Center on the same day.

He first started teaching on the radio. Shortly after, on the 18th of November 1995, he established the Daystar Christian Centre.

Pastor Adeyemi founded Success Power International in 1995. His passion to help people realize their life purpose, led him to start the programme.


Through Success Power, Pastor Adeyemi imparts people with the knowledge they need to discover, develop, release and maximize their hidden potentials.


The main aim of the programme is to see people succeed in their endeavours by providing them with the motivation they need in the race of life.


Success Power reaches out to people through telecast, radio broadcast, seminars, audio, video materials, and books.



Pastor 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 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).


Pastor Adeyemi is a Principal Consultant at 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.


Pastor Adeyemi is the CEO of Sam Adeyemi GLC, Inc., a leading global leadership
consulting company with the mission to raise high impact leaders to shape the fortunes and destinies of nations.


Pastor Adeyemi 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.




Pastor Adeyemi is one of the richest and respected pastors in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $5 billion.

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