Prophet Shepherd Bushiri of the Enlightened Christian Gathering is one of the most famous and richest pastors in Africa.
The controversial man of God is also currently the richest youngest man in Malawi and he loves to spend his money in the most extravagant ways possible including buying multiple private jets, living in expensive mansions, and gifting his daughter with extravagant gifts, that some even term as impractical.
But besides being a wealthy young man with an appetite for the finer things in life and a way of attracting controversies, Prophet Bushiri is a family man who goes over and beyond to make his family happy.
Here is everything you need to know about Shepherd Bushiri’s daughter who is the apple of his eye, as well as the heartbreaking details of his older daughter.
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Who is Bushiri’s daughter?
Shepherd Bushiri’s daughter is called Raphaella Bushiri. She is a six-year-old little girl who appears to be quite athletic and loves gymnastics. Check out the video shared below by her father.
Little is known about where Raphaella studies, or when her birthday is, but we believe that the young Bushiri has the best of everything that money can buy.
What happened to Bushiri’s other daughter?
Bushiri and his wife had another daughter called Israella Bushiri, who passed on in 2021 while receiving treatment at a hospital in Nairobi, Kenya.
The young Israella was battling a lung infection and required a bone marrow donation. Unfortunately, after weeks of being in the ICU, she didn’t make it.
At the time of her death, Bushiri’s oldest daughter was only eight years old. Her death broke her parents' hearts and to date, they still keep her memories alive by sharing heartwarming posts and photos of her.
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Bushiri’s daughter's car gifts
In 2017, Shepherd Bushiri broke the internet when he bought his late daughter Israella, one of the most extravagant birthday gifts.
For Israella’s sixth birthday, Bushiri bought her a K3000,000 Maserati Levante. People were shocked by the extravagance of the gift, given that the owner was years away from being legally allowed to drive it.
Bushiri who had also gifted some of his employees with cars a few months before that obviously didn’t care about what the world thought, and said that the happiness of his family was what defined his success.
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Who is Bushiri’s wife?
Bushiri’s wife and mother of his daughters is a beautiful woman called Mary Bushiri. Like her husband, Mary also serves in the church ministry and goes by the title of Prophetess.
Mary Bushiri is reported to be 31 years old having being born on 23rd August 1990 in Lilongwe. Besides being a pastor’s wife and being a preacher herself, Mary is also a businesswoman and CEO of Shepherd Bushiri Investments.
Although unverified, it is believed that Mary holds a degree in accounting from a Malawian university and that she worked as an accountant for an unnamed NGO before getting married.
Mary and Shepherd Bushiri got married in 2011, after the launch of the EGC church in 2010. At the time of their wedding, Mary was only 21 years old and Bushiri was 28.
Since 2019, the couple has been battling cases of money laundering and fraud and was wanted by the South African government.
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Where do the Bushiris live?
Bushiri and his family currently live in their native country- Malawi. This is after they fled from South Africa in 2020 ahead of the hearing of their case.