Joyce Oyedepo is the last child of Living Faith Church Worldwide’s founder, Bishop David Oyedepo, and Pastor (Mrs) Faith Oyedepo. David, Isaac, and Love are his three older siblings from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She, like her parents, is a Christian book author.
Joyce Oyedepo Biography
Joyce (sometimes stylized as ‘Joys’) Priscilla Oyedepo is the second daughter and last child of one of Nigeria’s charismatic leaders, Bishop David Olaniyi Oyedepo, founder and general overseer of the Living Faith Church (popularly known as Winners Chapel), and his wife, Pastor (Mrs) Faith Abiola Oyedepo.
Following her attendance at Faith Academy, a school run by her parents. While in high school, she created a gospel music group with a couple of her classmates and performed at several gospel performances.
She also sang in the church chorus at her parents’ church before moving to the United States to study at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
She is a Christian author who has written several Christian books released internationally, including “Walking with God”, “The Real You” and “Growing in Faith”.
She is the founder and team leader of Women of the God Kind, a non-profit organization that she founded on October 18, 2015.
Women of the God Kind’s mission is to raise women to have a closer closeness with Jesus through regular workshops, bible studies, online resources, and free women-only yearly conventions that are unrelated to her father’s ministry.
She also frequently ministers at conventions and women’s conferences hosted by ministries other than Winners Chapel.
Joys Oyedepo married Abimbola Abodunrin on August 22, 2002, at a religious event held at the Covenant University Chapel in Ota, Ogun State.
Joyce shares the same birthday, September 27, with her father, Bishop Oyedepo.
Bishop David Olaniyi Oyedepo was born on September 27, 1954, in Omu-Aran, Kwara State, Nigeria. He is the founder and general overseer of the Living Faith Church Worldwide (commonly known as Winners’ Chapel), a Christian author of over 60 inspirational and motivational books, and the Chancellor of Covenant and Landmark Universities in Nigeria.
He is also known as an outspoken religious leader and the wealthiest pastor in Africa, with a net worth of more than $150 million.
Joyce shares a striking resemblance with her mother, Faith Oyedepo. Since getting married to David Oyedepo in 1982, a year after he started Winners Chapel, and has since worked in the ministry, helping to build and nurture it while also taking time to write several books in the areas of women empowerment, youth, family, and marital success.
She is a Senior Pastor at Winners Chapel and Vice President (Education) of Living Faith Church Worldwide.
Joyce is the youngest of three siblings. Her eldest brother, David Oyedepo (Jnr), is a pastor at Faith Tabernacle, the Otta headquarters of Winners Chapel, after being consecrated a minister in May 2007 by renowned America preacher Kenneth Copeland.
Isaac, her second elder brother, was also anointed as a pastor in May 2007 by Kenneth Copeland and is the pastor in charge of Living Faith Church in Abuja after serving as a resident pastor at Winners Chapel International in South Africa.
Love Jesutomi Oyedepo-Ogah, her only sister heads the Covenant University Consultancy Services. Joyce seems to share a special bond with her only elder sister, Love Jesutomi Oyedepo-Ogah as evident in the way they celebrate themselves on social media, including identifying as each other best friends.
Joyce Oyedepo’s husband
Abimbola Olayeye Abodunrin got married to Joyce Priscilla Oyedepo, the last child of Bishop David and Faith Oyedepo on 22nd August 2020. A very private man, very little is known about him in the public domain.
Joyce Oyedepo’s wedding
Joyce Priscilla Oyedepo married Abimbola Olayeye Abodunrin in Covenant University Chapel, Canaan Land, Ogun State on August 22, 2020. The wedding ceremony was apparently slated for April 2020 but had to be postponed owing to the federal government’s COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.
On Friday, August 21, 2020, a modest traditional wedding ceremony was conducted in Canaan Land before the solemnization (church wedding) was held in a more fashionable style.
Joyce married her husband on her parents’ 38th wedding anniversary, maybe as a continuation of their shared birthday. The wedding was strictly by invitation only, with numerous officials and celebrities in attendance to witness the union.
Joyce Oyedepo Instagram
Joyce Oyedepo’s Instagram handle was @joysoyedepo where she regularly provided christianly advice and biblical insights into her life. However, this account is no longer available, with her private life becoming more hidden from the general public since she got married.
Joyce Oyedepo’s marriage
Bishop David Oyedepo, the fiery founder and presiding bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners’ Chapel International, married Joyce Priscilla to Abimbola Olaleye Abodunrin on August 22, 2020, at 2020 Covenant University Chapel.
The traditional wedding took place the day before in Cannan Land, Otta, Ogun State.
Joyce Oyedepo’s age
Joyce Oyedepo was born on September 27, 1991, turning 32 years old on 27th September, 2023.