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BirthdayJune 12, 1963
NationalityNigerian
FamousFaith Healer, Religious Leaders, Spiritual, Televangelists, Philanthropists, Leaders, Spiritual & Religious Leaders
SpousesEvelyn Joshua
Known asTemitope Balogun Joshua
Childrens Promise Joshua, Serah Joshua
Founder / Co-Founder
  • The Synagogue
  • Church of All Nations (SCOAN)
Birth PlaceArigidi, Nigeria
GenderMale
Net Worth$10 million as of May 26,2017
Sun SignGemini
Born inArigidi, Nigeria
Famous asTelevangelist and Faith Healer

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Who is T. B. Joshua?

Temitope Balogun Joshua is a Nigerian televangelist and faith healer; he is one of the most influential personalities in Africa. Believed to have been born after being in his mother’s womb for 15 months and also having survived a near-death accident as an infant, he rose to become a self-proclaimed spiritual messenger of the almighty. Obedient to the divine call, he started a ministry with a mere eight members, of which he currently serves as the General Overseer. He is the leader and founder of the ministry organization ‘The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN)’ which spreads his religious teachings and messages around the world. The ministry started very small, but has now grown far beyond the shores of Nigeria. The organization also runs a Christian television station called Emmanuel TV, and has gathered a large following over the years across the globe. He is also a notable humanitarian, providing aid to minorities and the underprivileged. Today, as a man of faith, he is both a representative of God and of people. He has published numerous videos claiming to document the healing of incurable disabilities and illnesses such as HIV/AIDS. He is considered to be one of those who have submitted to the will of God and embrace every act of the almighty with love and respect.

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Childhood & Early Life

He was born on June 12, 1963 in the small village of Arigidi in Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria. According to him, unusual circumstances surrounded his birth as he remained for 15 months in his mother’s womb before being born, a much longer time than the normal pregnancy period.

Another remarkable event occurred when he was three days old, as a large boulder crashed through the roof of his house, missing him by a few inches. Therefore his mother named him, ‘Temitope’, meaning, ‘What You (God) have done for me is worthy of thanks’.

From 1971 to 1977, he attended St. Stephen's Anglican Primary School in Arigidi, Akoko, Nigeria, but failed to complete secondary school education because of poverty. In school, he was known as "small pastor" because of his love for the Bible.

He further gained reputation for spiritual prowess after confronting a madman in the school premises and collecting his weapon from him. He was the leader of 'Scripture Union' whilst in school.

Thereafter, he worked for some time washing people's feet on the muddy streets of Lagos before moving to a poultry farm where he had the demeaning job of carrying chicken waste. At the same time, he organized Bible studies with children and attended evening school.

He also tried to be enlisted into the military, an ambition which was aborted by an act of fate, as the train he boarded to attend an interview in the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, developed fault and he was left stranded for six days.

Career

In 1987, he visited a ‘prayer mountain’ to seek the face of God. There, he fasted and prayed for 40 days and 40 nights. He wrote that in a heavenly vision, he received divine anointing and a covenant from God to start his ministry.

Thereafter, he laid the foundation of his ministry organization ‘The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN)’.The society has released numerous videos claiming to document the healing of incurable disabilities and illnesses such as HIV/AIDS. The videos have generated lot of controversy and have amassed hundreds of thousands of views.

Many people have also claimed to have been healed through ‘Anointing Water’ that has been prayed over by him and given to those who are unable to physically attend his church in Lagos. His organization has also been in controversy regarding the deliverance of those allegedly possessed by evil spirits during its services.

He claims to be a prophet and has allegedly predicted such events as Michael Jackson's death, the attack during Boston marathon in America and the outcome of two African Cup of Nations (AFCON) final matches. He also allegedly predicted the crash of Malaysian Airlines MH370 several months before the incident.

He has also written and published books such as ‘The Mirror’, ‘The Step Between You And The Cure’, ‘Daily Time With God’ and ‘What The Future Holds’.

Major Works

He is the leader and founder of the ministry organization ‘The Synagogue, Church of All Nations’ (SCOAN), which runs a Christian television station called Emmanuel TV, available on satellite and on the internet via the Streaming Faith broadcast portal. His shows are also aired weekly on a number of local television stations across Africa.

Awards & Achievements

For his consistent humanitarian work, he was conferred with the National Honor of OFR by the Nigerian government in 2008.

He was honored as an ‘Ambassador of Peace’ by the ‘Arewa Youth Forum’, a predominantly Muslim organization, in appreciation of his humanitarian endeavors.

He was recognized as one of Africa's 50 most influential people by Pan-African magazines 'The Africa Report' and 'New African Magazine'.

Personal Life & Legacy

He is married to Evelyn Joshua and the couple is blessed with three children. His eldest daughter, Serah is a graduate from ‘London School of Economics Law Faculty’.

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T. B. Joshua biography timelines

  • // 12th Jun 1963
    He was born on June 12, 1963 in the small village of Arigidi in Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria. According to him, unusual circumstances surrounded his birth as he remained for 15 months in his mother’s womb before being born, a much longer time than the normal pregnancy period.
  • // 1971 To 1977
    From 1971 to 1977, he attended St. Stephen's Anglican Primary School in Arigidi, Akoko, Nigeria, but failed to complete secondary school education because of poverty. In school, he was known as "small pastor" because of his love for the Bible.
  • // 1987
    In 1987, he visited a ‘prayer mountain’ to seek the face of God. There, he fasted and prayed for 40 days and 40 nights. He wrote that in a heavenly vision, he received divine anointing and a covenant from God to start his ministry.
  • // 2008
    For his consistent humanitarian work, he was conferred with the National Honor of OFR by the Nigerian government in 2008.

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T. B. Joshua's FAQ

  • What is T. B. Joshua birthday?

    T. B. Joshua was born at 1963-06-12

  • Where is T. B. Joshua's birth place?

    T. B. Joshua was born in Arigidi, Nigeria

  • What is T. B. Joshua nationalities?

    T. B. Joshua's nationalities is Nigerian

  • Who is T. B. Joshua spouses?

    T. B. Joshua's spouses is Evelyn Joshua

  • Who is T. B. Joshua childrens?

    T. B. Joshua's childrens is Promise Joshua, Serah Joshua

  • Which company or organization was founded by T. B. Joshua?

    T. B. Joshua was the founder/co-founder of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN)

  • What is T. B. Joshua's sun sign?

    T. B. Joshua is Gemini

  • How famous is T. B. Joshua?

    T. B. Joshua is famouse as Televangelist and Faith Healer