Shepherd Huxley Bushiri popularly known as Prophet Shepherd Bushiri or Major 1 is a Christian pastor, author, motivational speaker, and businessman. Bushiri was born on 20th February 1983 in Lilongwe, Malawi.
He grew up in Mzuzu, the northern part of Malawi. Major 1 was born to Huxley and Cristina Bushiri into a poor Christian family, being the fourth child in a family of six children.
The name Shepherd was given to him by his mother, acknowledging the Lord as her shepherd because of the complexity that surrounded his birth.
In this article, we discover the Shepherd Bushiri's net worth & cars and the lifestyle of one of the richest pastors in Africa.
The Enlightenment Christian Gathering
Shepherd Huxley Bushiri is the founder of the Enlightened Christian Gathering, a non-denominational evangelical church with headquarters in Pretoria, South Africa. The church is described as a prophetic ministry that has branches in other African countries, and a congregation of hundreds of thousands of people.
The biggest controversy ever linked with his church is that incident on Friday night, 28th December 2018, when reportedly three people died and nine others were injured due to a stampede at the Enlightenment Christian Gathering church where they were trying to avoid a thunderstorm.
On this, Maynard Manyowa, Bushiri spokesman, told the media that the ECG church belongs to South Africans and to South Africa not him, and also said that the death a problem the church should deal with and not him.
Aside from that, every New Year’s Eve sees his largest gathering at the FNB Stadium, South Africa with over 95,000 people, and over 100,000 viewers via his television station, in-person attendees, and social media.
Shepherd Bushiri's net worth and Business life
The million-dollar Preacher, Prophet Shepherd Bushiri has a net worth of $150 million most of which derives from his successful business life.
He went into business at a very early stage after lending some money from his father. With his first investment, he went into farming with the loan, reinvested the interest into lager ventures, and now has a series of global business investments.
Bushiri’s business interests can be seen in the Shepherd Bushiri Investment (SBI) Ltd, and it spans to airlines, communication technology, real estate, hospitality, schools, transportation, and mining.
The SBI, on 20th February 2018, launched a hotel Investment, a multimillion-dollar property in South Africa, and has a special interest in supporting the economies of fragile state countries. The Vice president of South Sudan Dr James Igga and Finance Minister in 2017 hosted Bushiri for a business deal signed in the area of development of Infrastructure and was given an induction and a prestigious award in the CEO Hall of Fame by Africa Leadership magazine in 2018.
Shepherd Bushiri's cars
It is no surprise that Prophet Shepherd Bushiri's car collection holds a very expensive value that he is not afraid to show off. Some of his cars will be highlighted down below with their staggering prices;
1. Rolls-Royce Ghost - ₦254 million
Bushiri's all-black Rolls-Royce Ghost
The black Rolls-Royce Ghost, with a stunning glowing sedan exterior design, a 5-passenger seat with a bright interior and huge relaxation space is sure not to be missed on this list.
This luxury car features a 6.6-liter twin-turbocharged V12 engine, cranking out 563 HP and a torque pound-feet of 575 that drives the car through 0-60 mph in 4.8 seconds. The car, in fact, was bought by Prophet Shepherd Bushiri as a gift to his wife.
2. Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon - ₦45 million
The white Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon was a gift to his wife, Mary Bushiri, too
This 2017 G-Class is a 4 door 5-seater 4x4 SUV luxury car that features a 7-speed transmission system reaching a maximum speed of 0-60 mph in just 5.9 seconds. Its 4.0-liter solid V8 bi-turbo engine gives 416 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torques at 5,250 RPM. This exotic car was gifted by the South African based pastor to his wife on her 2017 birthday anniversary.
3. Bentley Bentayga Limited Edition - ₦122.5 million
Shepherd Bushiri's Bentley Bentayga
The Bentley Bentayga Limited Edition is another super SUV luxury car owned by Prophet Bushiri. The luxury Bentayga is featured with an improved power thanks to its 6.0-liter W12 petrol engine to propel the car to achieve a 0-60mph in 4.0 seconds.
Its gearbox and engine are very well designed to work in off-road conditions, pushing the longitudinal and laterals angle up to 350.
4. Aston Martins Volante - ₦115 million
Shepherd Bushiri's Aston Martin Volante
The Aston Martins One is designed as a 2-doors, 4-seat sports car, features a 6.0-liter twin-turbo V12 engine producing a 600 horsepower and a 516 pound-feet torque. This engine is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission system that hits a 0-60 mph in just 3.9 seconds and tops out speed at 200 mph. This happens to be his most favorite personal car.
5. Bentley Flying Spur - ₦95 million
Shepherd Bushiri's Bentley Flying Spur
Another car is his red 2017 Bentley Flying Spur, use mostly by Prophet Bushiri for business and church purposes. This car comes in the shape of a 4-door sedan exterior design and a 5-passenger seat. This powerful car is designed a 4.0-liter V8 cylinder engine that pushes a 521 horsepower and 502 lb-ft of torque. An 8-speed Automatic transmission system, cutting from 0 to 60mph in 4.6 seconds and moving to top speed at 190 mph.
6. Porsche Panamera - ₦42 million
Shepherd Bushiri's Porsche Panamera
The black luxury hatchback Porsche Panamera which Shepherd Bushiri owns is loaded with a 3.0-litre V6 engine that powers the 8-speed automatic shifting manual transmission system. It is an All-wheel-drive powertrain vehicle, and the body design is long with 4 doors. The pastor likes to arrive at his church in style, and this car brings all the style of the rich class with it.
7. Maserati Levante 2017 - ₦36 million
Shepherd Bushiri's Maserati Levante
Lastly, is the Maserati Levante 2017 model, a blue 4-door SUV exterior design. A 3.0-liter V6 engine producing a 345 horsepower; an 8-speed transmission system that reaches a top speed of 0 to 60 mph in 5 seconds. This powerful 5-seat SUV was present to Israella Bushiri by her father on her 6th birthday.
Prophet Bushiri’s Private jets
The young multimillion-dollar Prophet likes jets, despite how expensive it is to own and maintain one. On the 6th of January 2016, a new jet was added to his jet collection which was worth over 37 million dollars making his 3rd private jet. This has made him become the pastor who has the second-highest number of personal jets.
The third jet arrived in his collection
Rich pastors such as Bushiri are known to enjoy complete luxury, and it is actually normal for them to get the things they can afford.
The lineup of properties that this clergy owns is capable of attracting more relationships since everyone would like to associate themselves with affluence. His cars and jets seem to be the frontline possessions that announce his exclusive taste and style with Shephard Bushiri's net worth of whopping $150 million.
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