Pastor Adeolu Adeboye is the first son of a renowned pastor and General Overseer of the Redeem Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, fondly called E.A. Adeboye. Pastor Adeolu holds the record as the strongest and most loyal supporter of his father’s church. Also known as the second in command of the church, Adeolu is considered his father’s right-hand man, and this is in all endeavors asides from that of the church.
Pastor Adeolu Adeboye Was Born In Osun State
Pastor Adeolu was born in Ifewara, Osun State, on January 28, 1968, to his father, Enoch Adejare, and his mother, Foluke Adenike. He is the first son and the oldest of his parents’ four children. He grew up in a morally sound environment, considering that his father has always been a disciplinarian.
He and his siblings were made to fear God and be responsible from childhood. Under strict Christian upbringing and doctrine, his parents raised him and his three siblings, Bolu Adubi, Leke Adeboye, and Dare Adeboye (late). This laid the foundations for his future career as a pastor.
It is also interesting to know that his three siblings are also pastors in different capacities. Details of his primary and secondary school are not within grip, but there is verifiable information that Adeolu is a software engineering graduate from the University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.
Pastor Adeolu’s Religious Career Started After His Tertiary Education
Despite having a sound educational background, Adeolu chose not to practice intensively but rather join his father’s ministry. His career as a pastor started after leaving the UK for Nigeria to join his father, the Popular Pastor E.A Adebayo. He has since then demonstrated his firm resolve towards the growth of the church.
He has grown to become an influential pastor, like his father. Adeolu is currently playing the role of the second-in-command of the RCCG church nationwide. In the course of his ministry, he has proved his abilities in piloting the church’s affairs in the absence of the General Overseer E.A.Adeboye, at any time.
He has also brought laudable innovations into the church’s organization, which has branches in over 196 nations of the world. In addition to that, The 55-year-old Pastor Adeolu is also the leader of Team Nehemiah, the church group tasked with traffic control and security within the church and Redemption Camp, of the church headquarters, while improving the optimal standard of operations of the Church.
He Also Has Other Business Endeavors
Pastor Adeolu is also an experienced businessman and entrepreneur. He is the brain behind the popular Apparel and Duchess Boutique, a leading fashion luxury brand with branches in Lagos, London, and Federal Capital City, Abuja.
While Pastor Adeolu handles the male section known as the Wisemen Apparel, his supporting wife, Tope Adeboye, oversees the Duchess Boutique’s female section. Again it was also gathered as per DNB Stories Africa that Pastor Adeolu Adeboye was appointed the Chairman of the Board of Directors of one of the top leading construction firms in Nigeria known as Ronchess Global Resources Plc.
Unlike most new generation pastors, who love taking their ministry activities on social media, Adeolu is not quite active on social media. On the other hand, his Father, the General Overseer of the RCCG, maintains a very active social media presence with millions of followers across the globe both on his Twitter and Instagram handles.
Who is Pastor Adeolu’s Wife?
Pastor Adeolu Adeboye is married to Tope Adebayo, and the couple has maintained and enjoyed quite a happy marital bliss. The union is blessed with three boys so far, even though the couple has resolved not to disclose the identity of their children.
Tope has also decided to keep her personal life private, and as such, she has kept vital information about herself under wraps. However, Adeolu’s wife is known to be quite a virtuous and supportive woman and a decent Christian. She is also the CEO of one of the aforementioned women’s fashion outfit, the Duchess Boutique, owned by her husband, Pastor Adeolu.
Her unique sense of style and the boutique she runs increased her popularity as she is often spotted in elegant and decent outfits. Tope is said to have also been very active in the church, even as she manages the family business.
Pastor Adeolu’s Siblings All Work Wth Their Father
All of Adeolu’s siblings have worked with their father, pastor E.A Adeboye. Pastor (Mrs.) Bolu Adubi is the only daughter of Pastor Adeboye and is a pastor. Together with her husband, Pastor Akin Adubi, they run The Royal Priesthood Ministry, a ministry that helps Pastors and their children live a better and more productive life.
Their union is blessed with four lovely children, and they are all based in the US. The same goes for Adeolu’s younger sibling, late Pastor Dare Adeboye, who was the second son in the family. Like his father and elder brother, Dare was also a youth pastor under the Redeemed Christian Church of God.
He served as the North Central Youth Evangelist overseeing all the youth in Benue, Kogi, Plateau, Niger, Kwara, Nasarawa, and FCT before his demise. Pastor Dare was also happily married to his wife, Mrs. Temiloluwa Adeboye, and they shared two daughters before he passed away on May 4, 2021.
Pastor Adeolu’s youngest sibling is Leke Adeboye, and he is also a Pastor under his father’s ministry, the Redeemed Christian Church of God. Pastor Leke Adeboye is a member of the executive board of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Worldwide Youth and Young Adults wing Ministry. He tied the knots with his wife Titilope Adeboye, and they welcomed a daughter.