Paul Adefarasin

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Paul Adefarasin
Born (1963-01-25) 25 January 1963 (age 55)
ResidenceLagos, Nigeria
OccupationMinister, author, televangelist, architect
Spouse(s)Ifeanyi Adefarasin

Paul Adefarasin (born 25 January 1963) is a Christian minister, author, televangelist and architect. He hosts the weekly television religious program, Something Is About to Happen!, which is broadcast throughout Africa and Europe. Adefarasin is also the head of the House on the Rock churches headquartered in Lagos and the host of The Experience Lagos music and worship concert.[1][2][3][4]

Early life[edit]

Paul Adefarasin was born on 25 January 1963 to Joseph Adefarasin, a Nigerian High Court judge from Ijebu Ode, and Hilda Adefarasin, a women's rights activist from Lagos State. He was raised in Nigeria and the United States.[5][6][7][8][9][10]


Adefarasin attended St Saviour’s School, Ikoyi for his Primary education, Igbobi College, Yaba for his secondary education, and University of Miami where he studied Architecture after which he practiced in Florida before returning to Nigeria.[11][12]

He then proceeded to the International Bible Institute of London where he received a Diploma in Christian Ministry.[13][5][8]

Book Publishing[edit]

Adefarasin has written, authored, and self-published over 20 motivational Christian mini-books and multimedia resources. Three of his books have been published by Christian book publishers and distributors.[1][2][3][4]

Personal life[edit]

He married Ifeanyi Adefarasin, a former beauty queen, in June 1995.[13] They have three children.[14]


  1. ^ a b "Home - The Experience Lagos 2016 Revealing Jesus". The Experience Lagos. Retrieved 2016-12-03.
  2. ^ a b Nsehe, Mfonobong (2011-06-22). "Hey! I'm A Billionaire, Nigerian Pastor Cries Out". Forbes. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  3. ^ a b "House On The Rock Pastor, Paul Adefarasin Threatens To Expose Homosexuals In His Church". Global News. 2013-09-16. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  4. ^ a b "Inside Pastor Paul Adefarasin's N50b House On The Rock Church". Encomium Magazine. 2014-08-27. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  5. ^ a b Udodiong, Inemesit. "5 things to know about House on the Rock's Pastor Paul Adefarasin". Retrieved 2018-08-24.
  6. ^ Udodiong, Inemesit. "5 beautiful women who are married to your favourite pastors". Retrieved 2018-08-24.
  7. ^ Egbo, Vwovwe. "It's couple's 22nd wedding anniversary today!". Retrieved 2018-08-24.
  8. ^ a b Agu, Zain (2018-01-05). "Pastor Paul Adefarasin biography". - Nigeria news. Retrieved 2018-08-24.
  9. ^ "Paul Adefarasin celebrates 55". Thisday. Retrieved August 20, 2018.
  10. ^ Kemi Ajumobi (June 15, 2014). "Pastor Paul Adefarasin, stirring a positive revolution, championing global impact". Retrieved August 20, 2018.
  11. ^ Pastor Paul Adefarasin builds Multibillion Naira retirement home in Banana. Thisday live. Retrieved August 20, 2018.
  12. ^ Abiola Salami (2012). Get Mad! (You Can Make a Difference). AuthorHouse. p. 10. ISBN 9781468554557.
  13. ^ a b "Biography Of Pastor Paul Adefarasin | Believers Portal". Believers Portal. 2016-09-06. Retrieved 2018-08-24.
  14. ^ "THE LOVE STORY OF PASTOR PAUL ADEFARASIN & WIFE REVEALED". CityPeople. February 18, 2018. Retrieved August 20, 2018.

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