Joyce Oyedepo Biography

[DETAILED] Joyce Oyedepo biography, life, marriage, and work


Joyce Oyedepo is the last child of the founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo and Pastor (Mrs) Faith Oyedepo.

The Oral Roberts University, Tulsa Oklahoma graduate has three other elder siblings, David, Isaac and Love. Much like her parents, she is an author of popular Christian books.

Joyce Oyedepo Biography

Joyce (which is sometimes stylized as ‘Joys’) Priscilla Oyedepo is the second daughter and last child of one of the leaders of the charismatic movement in Nigeria, founder and also the general overseer of the Living Faith Church (popularly known as Winners Chapel), Bishop David Olaniyi Oyedepo and his beloved wife, Pastor (Mrs) Faith Abiola Oyedepo.

After attending the Faith Academy, a school that is owned by her parents. With few of her friends while in the secondary school, she started a gospel music group that performed at various gospel concerts and was successful. She was also a member of the church choir at her parent’s church before leaving for the United States of America for her studies in the university which is the Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

She is a well known Christian author who has written several Christian books released locally and internationally, including “Growing in Faith” “Walking with God” and “The Real You”

She is the founder and team leader of the popular Women of the God Kind, this is a non-for-profit group she started on October 18, 2015.

Women of the God Kind aims to raise women to develop a deeper intimacy with the Almighty Jesus through regular workshops, bible studies, online resources, and free women-only yearly conventions with absolutely no affiliations to her father’s ministry. She also regularly minister at conventions and women conferences by other ministries outside the Winners Chapel.

Joys Oyedepo got married to Abimbola Abodunrin on a blessed Saturday, August 22, 2002 at a church service held at at the Covenant University Chapel, Ota, Ogun State.

Joyce shares the same birthday, September 27, with her father, Bishop Oyedepo

A native of Omu-Aran in Kwara State, Nigeria,popular Bishop David Olaniyi Oyedepo was born on the 27th day of September, 1954.

He is the founder and also the general overseer of the Living Faith Church Worldwide (popularly called and known as the Winners’ Chapel), he is a Christian author with over 60 inspirational and motivational books and also the Chancellor of popular universities which are the Covenant University and Landmark Universities in Nigeria.

He is also reputed to be an outspoken religious leader and also the richest pastor in the whole of Africa with a net worth of over $150 million.

Bishop David Olaniyi Oyedepo and wife Pastor (Mrs) Faith Abiola Oyedepo - Joyce Oyedepo parents
Bishop David Olaniyi Oyedepo and wife Pastor (Mrs) Faith Abiola Oyedepo – Joyce Oyedepo’s parents

Joyce however, shares a striking resemblance with her mother, Faith Oyedepo. Since getting married to David Oyedepo in 1982, which is 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 also a Senior Pastor in Winners Chapel and Vice President (Education) of the Living Faith Church Worldwide.

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Joyce also has two elder brothers and an elder sister. Her eldest brother with name David Oyedepo (Jnr), who is currently a pastor at Faith Tabernacle, the headquarters of Winners Chapel in Otta after being ordained a pastor by the renowned America preacher, Kenneth Copeland in May 2007.

Her other elder brother named Isaac was also ordained as a pastor by Kenneth Copeland in May 2007 and is the pastor in charge of Living Faith Church, Abuja after serving as resident pastor at Winners Chapel International, South Africa.

Love Jesutomi Oyedepo-Ogah, her only sister now 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 popular Joyce Priscilla Oyedepo, the last child of Bishop David and Faith Oyedepo on 22nd August 2020. He is a very private man, very little is known about him in the public domain.

Joyce Oyedepo’s wedding

Well known Joyce Priscilla Oyedepo got married to Abimbola Olayeye Abodunrin on the 22nd day of August, 2020 in Covenant University Chapel, Canaan Land, Ogun State. The wedding ceremony was reportedly earlier scheduled for the month of April 2020 but had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown instituted by the federal government.

A quiet traditional wedding ceremony earlier took place in the Canaan Land on Friday, August 21, 2020 before the solemnization (church wedding)which was held in a more glamorous style.

Perhaps as a continuation of the shared birthday with her beloved father, Joyce got married to her husband on the 38th wedding anniversary of her parents. The wedding was strictly by invitation with many dignitaries and celebrities present to witness the successful union.

Joyce Oyedepo Instagram

Joyce Oyedepo’s Instagram handle was @joysoyedepo where she regularly provided christianly advice and biblical insights into her live. However, this account is no longer available, with her private life becoming more hidden from the general public since she got married to her beloved husband.

Joyce Oyedepo Biography
Joyce Oyedepo Biography

Joyce Oyedepo’s marriage

Bishop David Oyedepo, the fiery founder and presiding bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners’ Chapel International, gave out his daughter, Joyce Priscilla, in marriage to Abimbola Olaleye Abodunrin on 22 August, 2020 at 2020 Covenant University Chapel. The traditional marriage took place a day earlier at Cannan Land, Otta, Ogun State,

 Joyce Oyedepo’s age

Joyce Oyedepo was born on the 27th day of September, 1991, turning 32 years old on 27th September, 2023.

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