Dr. Daniel Olukoya Biography and Net Worth; Age, Ministry and Wiki

Full NameDr Daniel Kolawole Olukoya
Date Of Birth15th, July 1957
Age65
NationalityNigerian
EducationpHD holder
StatusMarried
OccupationGeneticist
Networth$600 million

Early life

Dr Daniel kolawole olukoya also known as D.K.olukoya was given birth to on the 15th of July 1957 in akure capital of ondo state, southwest region Nigeria, his father a police officer who had worked with the Nigerian police force (NPF) and his mother a business woman.

Dr Daniel olukoya had his early education at the saint John’s Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) primary school, Akure but then finished his primary education level at saint Jude’s primary school Ebute-metta, Lagos due to the relocation of his family.

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Dr olukoya later attended Methodist boy’s high school in Lagos for his secondary education, where he was recognized to be an outstanding student who topped and passed his SSCE examination with excellent marks. In the year 1976 he gained admission into the university of Lagos (unilag) where he studied microbiology and bagged a first class degree in the year 1980 and it is as well recorded that he is the first and only to achieve that in the university till date.

D.K. Olukoya Career

D.K.Olukoya didn’t just stop at bagging a first degree, he furthered his education by obtaining a scholarship into the university of reading in the united kingdom for his doctorate degree in molecular genetics, making him the first recognizable Nigerian to obtain a pH.D in molecular genetics. Upon his return to Nigeria he worked as a senior geneticist at the Nigerian institute of medical research in yaba, Lagos. Thereby publishing over 70 scientific papers with the knowledge he has acquired over the years.

Do not be surprised to know that D.K.Olukoya is the sole founder of the “Daniel and Fola” Biotechnology foundation, a registered NGO that was built to empower more Nigerians who wishes to know more in the field of molecular biology and biotechnology.

He was also a lecturer as well as an external examiner in indigenous universities. He has admitted to being a huge football fan as he has and will always love and have passion for football.

D.K. Olukoya Ministry

Dr Daniel olukoya is the ultimate founder and General overseer of Mountain Of Fire and Miracles (MFM). The mountain of fire and miracles ministry started after D.K.Olukoya had organized various prayer meetings which took place in his living room where the power of God came down and intervened on many occasions.

As time moved on he noticed that the attendance had grown, he then decided to move to a larger venue first at onike street at yaba road and then to the university of Lagos (UNILAG) second gate where it is now the main and international headquarters.

Mountain of fire and Miracles ministries had its first service on Sunday 24th of April 1994. MFM is one of the fastest growing churches worldwide.

D.K Olukoya Books

Dr olukoya has written over 300 books of which majority of them are Christian books written to minister and inspire lives and also to lift souls. Some of the books he has written are:

  • prayer rain
  • Who art thou
  • The Jehu prayers
  • Power must change hands
  • Prayer passport to crush oppression
  • 101 weapons of spiritual warfare
  • 70 days fasting and prayers
  • Pray your way to breakthrough
  • Deliverance from spirit husband and spirit wife.

He has written these and so many other inspirational and life changing books that has touched many lives.

D.K. Olukoya Marital Life

Dr Daniel olukoya is married to a beautiful damsel Mrs.shade olukoya. Just like the saying that goes behind every successful man there is a strong willed woman behind him. Mrs shade olukoya is a prayerful woman as she supports her husband ministry wholeheartedly.

Mrs shade was born into the Adesanya family, a God fearing family that attended the Christ apostolic Church (CAC). She went to surulere baptist school for her primary education and later to Reagan memorial baptist girls school for her secondary level of education located at yaba. Mrs shade went to the united kingdom to further her education at darnley academy where she went into fashion and textile design.

In due course Mrs shade had also gotten a diploma in interior deco and a bachelor of art degree. She had always showed so much interest in creativity since childhood hence making her a talented artist. The beautiful union is blessed with a male child Elijah Toluwani Olukoya.

D.K.Olukoya Net worth

The vibrant General overseer with his humility, brains and talents is know to be the third richest pastor with a total estimate of over $600 million, as he also own a private jet along side his net worth. Dr Daniel olukoya has really made a really good exception for himself.

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