Paul Adefarasin

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Paul Adefarasin
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Born (1963-01-25) 25 January 1963 (age 57)
OccupationMinister, televangelist
Spouse(s)Ifeanyi Adefarasin

Paul Adefarasin (born 25 January 1963) is a Christian minister and televangelist. He is the head of the House on the Rock churches headquartered in Lagos and the host of The Experience (gospel concert).[1][2][3]

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.[4][5][6][7][8][9]


Adefarasin attended St Saviour's School in Ikoyi, and Igbobi College in Yaba. He went on to study at the University of Miami, graduating with a Bachelor of Architecture.[10] He practiced in Florida before returning to Nigeria.[11][12]

He studied at the International Bible Institute of London where he received a Diploma in Christian Ministry.[10][4][7]

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]

Personal life[edit]

In June 1995, Adefarasin married Ifeanyi Adefarasin, a former beauty queen.[10] They have three children.[13]


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

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