Pastor T. B. Joshua Biography: Age, Wife, Children & Net Worth

Pastor T. B. Joshua- SCOAN

Stage Name: T. B. Joshua
Real Name: Temitope Balogun Joshua
Occupation: Pastor
Date Of Birth/Age: 12th June, 1963 – 5th June, 2021 
Place of Birth: Arigidi, Ondo State
Gender: Male
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Evelyn Joshua (Wife)
Known for: Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN)

Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua, also known as T. B. Joshua, was born on June 12, 1963, in Arigidi, Nigeria. A renowned Nigerian pastor and philanthropist, he was the founder and leader of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) in Lagos, Nigeria.

Early Life and Education

T.B Joshua attended St. Stephen’s Anglican Primary School in Arigidi Akoko from 1971 to 1977 but did not complete a year of his secondary school education. Despite facing educational challenges, he developed a profound love for the Bible, earning him the nickname “Small Pastor” among peers. During this time, he organized Bible studies for local children and worked menial jobs to sustain himself.

Ministry and Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN)

After receiving divine anointing and a covenant from God, T B Joshua founded SCOAN. The ministry, characterized by more than 15,000 members, gained widespread recognition across Africa and Latin America. T B Joshua’s social media presence, with over 6 million Facebook fans and 1 million YouTube subscribers on Emmanuel TV, reflected the global impact of his ministry.

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Miracles and Healing

T. B. Joshua was renowned for performing miracles, healing people from various diseases and illnesses, including HIV/AIDS, blindness, and open wounds. His claimed ability to cure Ebola garnered attention, with him sending 4,000 bottles of “anointed” water to Sierra Leone during the Ebola outbreak.

Humanitarian Work

A dedicated philanthropist, T B Joshua spent an estimated $20 million on education, healthcare, and rehabilitation programs. He supported former Niger Delta militants, engaged in rehabilitation programs for armed robbers and sex workers, and contributed to disaster-stricken regions like Haiti, Ghana, Philippines, India, and Ecuador.

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T.B Joshua was known for predicting global events, including the death of Michael Jackson, the winners of AFCON, and the Malaysia Airlines MH370 incident. However, critics often argued that his predictions were too vague.

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Political Influence

T.B Joshua had a notable impact on politics, hosting leaders and engaging in prayer sessions. He allegedly played a role in the early presidency of Ghana’s John Evans Atta Mills. His visit to South Sudan in 2019 coincided with the formation of a unity government, easing tensions in the nation.

Wife and kids

Prophet T.B Joshua and Wife
Prophet T.B Joshua and Wife, Evelyn Joshua

T.B. Joshua was married to Evelyn Joshua, and the couple had three children: Serah, Promise, and an unnamed son.


Prophet T. B. Joshua passed away on June 5, 2021, in Lagos, Nigeria, just one week before his birthday. The cause of death was not disclosed. His legacy continues through the impact of his ministry, philanthropy, and global outreach.