Jimmy Odukoya Biography, Family, Education, Career and Net Worth

Jimmy Odukoya Biography, Family, Education, Career and Net Worth

In this piece, platinumpost.ng chronicles the biography, family, education, career and net worth of Oluwajimi Odukoya.

Oluwajimi Odukoya also known as Pastor J is a Nigerian actor, gospel musician, motivational speaker, relationship coach, and cleric.

He is the senior pastor of the Fountain of Life Church, in Ilupeju, Lagos.

Odukoya succeeded his father after his father’s demise, as the official senior pastor of the Fountain of Life Church, with his sister Tolu Odukoya-Ijogun confirmed as his associate pastor, both from September 2023.


Odukoya is the first son and second child of late pastors Bimbo and Taiwo Odukoya.

Odukoya was born on April 27, 1988 in Lagos state, Nigeria.


Odukoya had his primary and secondary education in Lagos State, Nigeria before moving to the United States of America where he bagged his first degree in Business Administration (advertising minor) from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma and later an MBA in Business Administration from the same school.


Odukoya started by singing in the church choir as he was growing up and participating in religious activities. His love to God and the church only grew stronger with age.

He moved to the United States after his elementary education, and while living in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Odukoya became highly involved in the Greenwood Christian Centre under Bishop Gary and Debie McIntosh.

He contributed to the growth of the church and also played a significant role in the expansion of the ministry’s B.I.O. college (Bring It On).

Early in 2009, Odukoya obtained his ministerial licence. He was also ordained as a pastor at Fountain of Life Church in the same year, and when he returned in 2010, he was appointed assistant pastor of Church 3:16, which is the youth arm of the church.

Odukoya started his career in the movie industry while starring in the movie titled “Baby Shower,” produced by Desmond Elliot.

Other movies he has featured in also include Lifting the Veil, Charmed, and Gyn, among others.

He played the role of Oba Ade in the 2022 blockbuster Netflix movie, The Woman King. In the movie, he will be starring alongside John Boyega, Lupita Nyong’O, Thuso Mbedu, Jayme Lawson, Hero Fiennes, Tiffin, Masali Baduza, and the famous African Grammy winner, Angelique Kidjo.


Odukoya has an estimated net worth of $500,000.

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