Pastor Kingsley Okonkwo Biography: Age, Wife, Children & Net Worth

Pastor Kingsley Okonkwo – DCC

Stage Name: Kingsley Okonkwo
Real Name: Kingsley Okonkwo
Occupation: Pastor
Date Of Birth/Age: 29th January, 1976 (47 years old)
Place of Birth: Lagos State
Gender: Male
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Pastor Mildred Kingsley-Okonkwo (Wife)
Education: Word of Faith Bible Institute
Known for: David Christian Centre (DCC)

Pastor Kingsley Okonkwo is a famous nigerian pastor, bestselling author, television host, and relationship coach known for his impactful teachings and insights on love and marriage. Born on January 29, 1976, in Lagos State, Nigeria, Pastor Kingsley is the founder and lead pastor of David Christian Centre (DCC) based in Lagos.


In 1997, Kingsley Okonkwo started on an educational journey at the Word of Faith Bible Institute, where he earned a Diploma of Education in Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling. Over two decades later, from 2020 to December 2022, he earned another Diploma of Education in Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling. Pastor Kingsley Okonkwo also received an honorary doctorate degree from Myles Leadership University in India in 2022, because of his significant contributions to the field of counseling and relationship coaching.


Early in his career, Pastor Kingsley established David’s Christian Centre as a Youth Fellowship in 1996, later turning it into a ministry in the early 2000s. He has been a key figure in promoting healthy relationships through his Love, Dating, and Marriage (LDM) seminars, which have gained significant attention and impacted audiences across Nigeria and the United States.

In 1999, he co-founded Heart and Mind Consulting alongside his wife, Mildred Kingsley-Okonkwo. The consulting firm aims to assist individuals and businesses in building healthy relationships. Over the years, Pastor Kingsley has become a renowned life coach and family counselor, addressing various aspects of relationships, dating, and marriage.

As the lead pastor of David Christian Centre, Pastor Kingsley has played an important role in fostering spiritual growth and impacting lives positively. His ministry has grown significantly, and he continues to be a sought-after speaker at various events and conferences.

Recognitions and accolades have followed Pastor Kingsley throughout his career, including the 2020 Silver Creator Award by YouTube and the 2021 Nation Builders Achievers Award.

Pastor Kingsley Okonkwo and Pastor E. A. Adeboye
Pastor Kingsley Okonkwo and Pastor E. A. Adeboye

Social Presence

Pastor Kingsley Okonkwo is not only influential in ministry but has also made a mark in the digital space. His YouTube channel, “Kingsley Okonkwo,” launched in 2017, has gained over 463 thousand subscribers and amassed more than 25 million views, emphasizing his impact as a life and relationship coach.


Dr. Kingsley Okonkwo is a distinguished Relationship and Marriage expert with over two decades of hands-on experience as a coach, certified marriage and relationship counselor, infidelity recovery specialist, best-selling author, global speaker, and nation builder. As the Founder/CEO of Heart and Mind Consulting Services, he has played an important role in hosting seminars, trainings, and conferences, imparting invaluable relationship coaching content to coaches across continents. He is recognized as Africa’s Foremost Relationship Coach, Dr. Okonkwo’s profound insights on marriage and relationships have influenced and mentored over 500,000 aspiring family life and relationship coaches since 1999.

With an extensive reach, Dr. Okonkwo has consulted for and partnered with private and non-governmental organizations, impacting millions of individuals through talks, training, and coaching sessions held throughout Nigeria, across Africa, the United Kingdom, Canada, the UAE, and the United States of America, among others. His coaching sessions on YouTube and various media platforms have garnered millions of views.

Pastor Kingsley Okonkwo
Pastor Kingsley Okonkwo

Family Life Coaching Council

Dr. Okonkwo has been a forerunner in transforming the field of Family Life Coaching in Africa. He pioneered the Family Life Coaching Council, turning it from an uncharted and unregulated field into a sought-after profession. Additionally, he founded the Association of Christian Family Life Coaches in Nigeria, providing a structured platform for family life and relationship coaching. This association not only aids in building sustainable career paths for individuals passionate about coaching but also offers training and a supportive environment for relationship coaches to connect and grow.

Books & Platforms

As a prolific author, Dr. Okonkwo’s best-selling books on relationships and marriage, available on platforms like Amazon, have sold almost 100,000 copies across continents. Notable books such as “When Am I Ready?,” “God Told Me To Marry You,” and “Heal Before You Deal.”

His commitment to enhancing relationships extends to the development of various programs, including the annual TOGETHER FOREVER CONFERENCE for married couples, MANNERS, and MANUAL conferences empowering women to thrive in a male-dominated world, and the MANDATE & ManUp leadership mentoring platforms, helping men discover their purpose and shift from positional to functional leadership.


Dr. Kingsley Okonkwo’s professional accolades include being a presidential member of the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), a Board-certified Master Christian Life Coach from the International Board of Christian Care (IBCC), a master coach in Infidelity recovery from the Couples Academy, and the recipient of an honorary Doctorate in transformational leadership from the Myles Leadership University. Additionally, he is a member of the Forbes Business Council.

Wife and Kids

Pastor Mildred Okonkwo and Pastor Kingsley Okonkwo
Pastor Mildred Okonkwo and Pastor Kingsley Okonkwo

In his personal life, Pastor Kingsley is happily married to Mildred Kingsley-Okonkwo, and together they have three children. Their union began on September 3, 2005, and together they have three beautiful kids.

Net Worth

His net worth is currently estimated to be $ 800,000. You can connect with him on Instagram.