Pastor D. K. Olukoya Biography: Age, Wife, Children & Net Worth

Pastor D. K. Olukoya – MFM

Stage Name: Pastor D. K. Olukoya
Real Name: D. K. Olukoya
Occupation: Pastor
Date Of Birth/Age: 15th July 1957 (66 Years Old)
Place of Birth: Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria
Gender: Male
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Shade Olukoya (Wife)
Education: University of Lagos
Known for: Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM)

Dr. Daniel Kolawole Olukoya, commonly known as Pastor D. K. Olukoya, is a prominent Nigerian pastor, televangelist, and prolific author. He is best known as the General Overseer of the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM), a renowned Christian denomination with its headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria.

Early Life and Education

Pastor D. K. Olukoya was born on July 15, 1957, in Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria. He grew up in a Christian home and developed a strong passion for spiritual matters from a young age. Olukoya excelled academically and pursued his education diligently. He holds a First Class Honors Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology from the University of Lagos. He later obtained a Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics from the University of Reading in the United Kingdom.

Ministry and Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM

In 1989, while he was pursuing his postgraduate studies in the UK, Olukoya founded the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries. The ministry started as a prayer group with a few members, but it grew rapidly and became one of the most influential Pentecostal churches in Nigeria and around the world.

MFM is known for its emphasis on spiritual warfare, deliverance, and aggressive prayers. The church has gained popularity for its teachings on confronting and overcoming spiritual battles and challenges. It conducts numerous prayer sessions, deliverance programs, and crusades across various countries.

Pastor D. K. Olukoya

Writing and Publications

Pastor D. K. Olukoya is also a prolific writer, and his books cover a wide range of topics, including prayer, spiritual warfare, deliverance, and personal growth. Some of his popular books include “Prayer Rain,” “Prayer Passport,” “The Secret of Success,” “101 Weapons of Spiritual Warfare,” and many more. These books have been widely read and have contributed to his influence in the Christian community.

Media Presence

In addition to leading the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, Pastor D. K. Olukoya reaches millions of people worldwide through various media platforms. His sermons and teachings are broadcast on television, radio, and online platforms, making him a familiar face and voice among Christians.

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Impact and Legacy

Pastor D. K. Olukoya’s ministry has had a significant impact on the lives of many individuals, and his teachings have inspired numerous people to deepen their faith and seek God’s intervention in their lives. The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries has also played a vital role in various humanitarian and community development initiatives.

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Wife and Child

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Pastor D. K. Olukoya and wife, Pastor (Mrs.) Shade Olukoya

The wife of Dr. Daniel Olukoya is Pastor (Mrs.) Shade Olukoya, a remarkable woman who wholeheartedly supports her husband’s ministry. Born into the family of Mr. & Mrs. George F. Adesanya, she is the fifth of seven children. Growing up in a Christian household, she received a top-notch education along with her siblings.

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Pastor Mrs. Shade Olukoya is a woman of great talent and intelligence. She holds a diploma in Fine Arts and Interior Decoration as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree from Darnley Career Academy in London, UK. Referred to affectionately as Mummy G.O. by members of MFM, she possesses a wide range of talents. Not only is she a gifted singer, but she is also a talented writer and a passionate supporter of God’s work. However, it wasn’t until 2004 that they were blessed with a child, and they joyfully welcomed a baby boy named Elijah Toluwani Olukoya into their family. 

Pastor D. K. Olukoya  Net Worth

No biography of Dr. Daniel Olukoya would be comprehensive without mentioning his net worth. Estimated to be around US $600 million, his financial standing has earned him a place among the wealthiest pastors in Nigeria. His wealth can be attributed to his successful service as a pastor, prolific authorship of books, and other ventures.