Top 10 Famous Christian Billionaires

This is a list of famous Christian billionaires belonging to various denominations.

The Top Ten

John Templeton

During the Cold War era, Christianity faced existential threat but American billionaire Sir John Templeton remained loyal to Christianity. Not only that, The Templeton Foundation he founded played an important role in defending Christianity. Sir John Templeton was an extremely devout lifelong Presbyterian Christian. He was an elder in the Presbyterian church and for many decades was a member of the American Bible Society. Until his death, he invested huge amount of money into his foundation to counter left wing Communist propaganda in order to defend Christianity. - shawnham

J Howard Pew

Famous American businessman and oil tycoon J Howard Pew was an extremely devout lifelong Presbyterian Christian who strongly believed in conservative values. He was strong supporter of the Republican party and a lifelong member of the conservative Presbyterian Church. He played an important role in the founding of the famous Christianity Today Magazine which he financially supported until his death. - shawnham

Michele Ferrero

Italian billionaire Michele Ferrero was a lifelong devout Roman Catholic. He was very proud of his Catholic faith and incorporated Catholic values in his business. He donated a huge amount of money to Catholic charities and every year went on Catholic pilgrimages. - shawnham

Michael Jaharis

Greek-American billionaire Michael Jaharis was a lifelong devout Greek Orthodox Christian. He was very proud of his Orthodox roots and culture, had very close ties with his church and for many years, and served as vice chairman of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Council. - shawnham

Jay Cooke

According to many historians, Jay Cooke is considered as America's first investment banker and was one of the richest men in the 19th century. In his personal life, he was a man of strong Christian faith and a lifelong devout Episcopalian Christian. He donated huge amount of money to Episcopalian charities and financed construction of many churches. In an era when evil guys like Karl Marx who were talking about destroying Christianity and destroying churches, Jay Cooke remained loyal to Christianity, used his money to help finance the construction of many churches, and helped spread and defend the gospel. - shawnham

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JP Morgan

Iconic American businessman JP Morgan was a "W.A.S.P.", meaning he belonged to White Anglo Saxon Protestant family. Before the 1960s, America was controlled by W.A.S.P. families and they were very proud of their Protestant culture and Protestant heritage. Until the 1960s, the W.A.S.P. strongly believed in traditional Christian values which is why abortion got only legalized in USA in the 1970s and gay marriage was also considered indecent.

It was only after the 1960s that the W.A.S.P. (Presbyterian and Episcopalian) became liberal which ruined everything.

Anyway, JP Morgan, like many other W.A.S.P. before the 60s, was a very devout Episcopalian Christian. He strongly believed in Lord Jesus Christ and donated huge amount of money to Episcopalian charities. He also played an important role in founding the famous Church Club of New York which he financed until his death. - shawnham

Cosimo de Medici

Italian banker Cosimo de Medici was one of the richest men in history. He belonged to one of the most famous and influential Catholic families in history - the Medici family. The Medici family were very influential in the Catholic church. Many of its members joined the clergy and became priests. Some even managed to become Pope. Actually 3 members of the family went on to become "Pope" of the Catholic church. Others members were all devout Catholics and had close ties with church. They used their wealth to finance construction of many cathedrals. They also they financed many painters who went on to paint famous Catholic artwork.

Cosimo de Medici, like many members of his family, was a lifelong and devout Roman Catholic who had close relationships with Catholic charities. He financed construction of many cathedrals and also financed Catholic artist and painters. Cosimo de Medici and other members of the Medici family were called God's billionaire because of their extremely close ...more - shawnham

Richard Devos

Dutch-American businessman Richard Devos is the founder of the Amway Company and a staunch self-respecting old school Christian. He strongly believes in traditional Christian social values and he financially supports many conservative causes. Richard Devos is a proud member of the Dutch Christian reformed church in North America. The church strongly follows traditional Calvinist values. - shawnham

Jakob Fugger

Ethnic German billionaire Jakob Fugger was one of the richest men to ever live on this planet. He was an extremely devout Roman Catholic. He had a very close relationship with the Catholic Church, financed the construction of many cathedrals in Germany, and made huge contributions to Catholic charities. He lived during the time of Protestant Reformation in Germany, but despite Catholicism facing an existential threat during that era, he and his family chose to remain loyal to Catholicism. Not only that, but many many of his descendants had very close relationship with the Catholic church. Today in the 21st century, members of the Fugger family in Germany are Catholics and they have very close relations with the Catholic church. The Fugger family is the most famous Catholic family in Germany and to a larger extent, in the whole of Europe. - shawnham

The Contenders

Richard B Mellon

Famous American banker Richard B Mellon belonged to a very famous and rich traditional and conservative white Anglo-Saxon Protestant family. Richard B Mellon was a lifelong and devout Presbyterian Christian. All his life he made huge donations to Presbyterian charities. He also founded Presbyterian pension funds for Presbyterian pastors and provided huge money for the construction of the Cathedral of Hope in his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In an era when the bigot leftist were destroying churches all over the world, Mellon supplied a huge amount of his own money for the construction of a Presbyterian Church which shows how much love and affection he had for his faith.

Before the 1960s, white Anglo-Saxon Protestant families belonging to Presbyterian and Episcopal churches controlled america because of their enormous wealth. They were all strong social traditional conservatives and were proud of their traditional Protestant roots. That is the reason why abortion only ...more - shawnham

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