Pastor Dr. Kayode Ijisesan Biography: Age, Wife, Children & Net Worth

Pastor Dr. Kayode Ijisesan- Pastor

Stage Name: Pastor Kay
Real Name: Dr. Adeyeye Olukayode Ijisesan
Occupation: Pastor 
Date Of Birth/Age: 21st November
Place of Birth: Ibadan State
Gender: Male
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Pastor Mrs. Mayowa Ijisesan (Wife)
Education: Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
Known for: KingsWord Ministries International

Pastor Dr. Kayode Ijisesan, affectionately known as Dr. Kay, was born on November 21st and is the founder and president of KingsWord Ministries International. This umbrella organization encompasses KingsWord International Church and The New, with a widespread presence in North America, Africa, Europe, and Asia. His journey in ministry began with a divine mandate from God in August 1990 to raise a Supernatural army in the nations.


Kayode Ijisesan is a trained pharmacist from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Pastor Dr. Kay later completed a doctorate program in Christian Theology. In August 2013, he was honored with a Doctor of Divinity in recognition of his significant contribution to the body of Christ by the International Ministry Institute in Pensacola, Florida. His commitment to education is also reflected in the twenty-eight books he has authored on various topics such as Faith, Grace, Holy Spirit, Excellence, Purpose, Redemption, and Blessing.


In obedience to the divine instructions received in 1990, Pastor Dr. Kay planted the seed of the vision with the inception of KingsWord Campus Church in April 1993. The official commissioning of KingsWord Ministries International took place on November 21, 1997, with the Church arm, KingsWord International Church, inaugurated on December 31, 1997, in Lagos, Nigeria.

Relocating to the United States in 1999, Pastor Dr. Kay established KingsWord International Church, Chicago, on September 1, 2002, which currently serves as the Apostolic headquarters of the ministry. Over the years, Pastor Dr. Kay has actively planted local churches in several nations, resulting in multiple thousands of members worldwide.

Currently based in Chicago, United States, he provides apostolic oversight to all the churches and missions under the KingsWord Ministries International umbrella. Beyond his apostolic duties, he extensively travels the globe, holding conferences, crusades, and imparting local churches.

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The ministry’s reach extends to various parts of the world, with KingsWord International Church, London, inaugurated on June 29, 2009, as an apostolic center to spread the message of the Supernatural throughout Europe. This commitment to global impact is further demonstrated by the transition of leaders within the ministry, such as Pastor Dotun and Buki Oragbade taking on leadership roles in London.

Pastor Kay, Wife, Judikay and Husband Anselem
Pastor Kay, Wife Pastor Mayowa, Judikay and Husband Anselem



The ministry’s impact extends beyond physical gatherings, with Pastor Dr. Kay imparting thousands of believers globally through various media outlets, including television, radio, and internet platforms. His daily program, #PrayWithDrKay, reaches thousands, providing a source of inspiration and spiritual growth.

Pastor Dr. Kay is not only dedicated to church planting but also passionate about empowering Christian creatives to positively impact culture and shape society according to the values of Christ. His commitment to raising a Supernatural Army that is Christ-centered, Word-based, and Spirit-filled is evident in the growth and impact of KingsWord Ministries International.

Wife and Kids

Pastor Dr. Kay Ijisesan is happily married to Pastor Mrs. Mayowa Ijisesan, affectionately known as Pastor May. Their union has been blessed with two lovely children, Tolu and Temi. Pastor May is actively involved in the ministry, serving as the Resident Pastor of KingsWord International Church, Chicago, and holding the position of Executive Vice President, Strategy for KingsWord Ministries.

Pastor Dr. Kayode Ijisesan and Family
Pastor Dr. Kayode Ijisesan and Family

About Pastor Mrs. Mayowa Ijisesan

Pastor May is an accomplished individual with B.Sc. and Master’s Degrees in Electrical Engineering. She worked as a Software Engineer in the Silicon Valley before transitioning to full-time ministry in 2018. She also holds an Executive Scholar Certificate in Non-Profit Management from the Northwestern Kellogg School of Management. Passionate about ministering to the whole person, Pastor May engages in various outreach programs, including Dear Pastor’s Wife, Career Resources, Reset for Singles, and Annual Women’s Conferences. She has authored three books – Wisdom for the Workplace, The Supernatural Woman, and Dear Pastor’s Wife.

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Net Worth

Pastor Kay net worth is estimated at $10 million. Pastor Dr. Kay Ijisesan’s influence is not limited to physical gatherings; he actively engages with a global audience through social media. His official handles on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter provide a platform for followers to connect and receive daily inspiration.