Sarah Omakwu Biography: Husband, Age, Net Worth, State of Origin, Daughters, Son, Pictures


Sarah Omakwu (born July 31, 1962) is a Nigerian female pastor and visionary leader. She is the current senior pastor of Family Worship Centre, Abuja.

Her teachings on care, compassion, and gifts have touched many lives. She models and exhibits Agape love of God. Sarah believes that the gospel is good news for the weak.

The church she started with her husband with about forty-seven members has over eight thousand worshippers.

Sarah Omakwu
Sarah Omakwu biography
Pastor Sarah and her husband founded Family Worship Centre on April 11, 1993.
Quick Facts
Name:Sarah Omakwu
Born:July 31, 1962 (age 59 years)
Place of Birth:Kafanchan, Jema’a L.G.A, Kaduna State
State of Origin:Kaduna State
Alma mater:Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
Parents:Mr. and Mrs. Jagaba
Church:Family Worship Centre
Husband:Pastor Inalegwu “Ina” Omakwu
Years Active:1993-date

Early Life

Sarah Omakwu was born on July 31, 1962, in Kafanchan, Jema’a Local Government Area, Kaduna State. Mr. and Mrs. Jagaba, her parents, raised her in a rural part of Nassarawa in Kaduna State in Northern Nigeria.

As a teenager, she was active in many church activities like evangelic outreach and singing. She took the things of God as a priority since her teenage days.


After her primary and secondary school, she enrolled to study Sociology at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. 

In 1987, she took a course in Cosmetology in the United States. For her master’s degree, she did Counseling at Regent University. She completed the program in 1992.


After returning from the United States, Pastor Sarah and her husband founded the Family Ministries International on April 11, 1993. FMI had The Family Worship Center, abbreviated as FWC, as its first subsidiary.

The church started with only forty-seven members that year. It has grown with over ten thousand regular members in Abuja.

Pastor Sarah teaches a life of godliness to her thirteen-thousand-member congregation. She advocates for a godly relationship, strong families, and a society where those in authority and those under do right.

Pastor Omakwu has spoken at many conferences within and outside Nigeria. 

Personal Life

Sarah Omakwu got married to Pastor Inalegwu Omakwu. They wedded while at Oral Roberts University (ORU).

Sadly, she lost her husband to cancer in February 2003. Like her, Pastor Ina touched many lives with his vision and compassion. She is a charismatic and visionary leader. She has supported many less privileged people like orphans, prisoners, widows, and more.

Pastor Sarah is a proud mother of three, two daughters, Blessing and Favour, and an adopted son, Worthy.

Social Media

Sarah Omakwu is active across several social media profiles. Through these platforms, she teaches the word of God and extends her activities.

Net Worth

Pastor Mrs. Sarah Omakwu has built a ministry worth multi-millions of naira. Although, Forbes is yet to estimate her net worth. She has grown to be a reputable female pastor in Nigeria and Africa.

FAQ on Pastor Sarah Omakwu

Who is Pastor Sarah Omakwu?

Sarah Omakwu is a Nigerian female clergywoman. She is currently the Senior Pastor of the Family Worship Center (FWC) in Abuja. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jagaba. She is from Kaduna State, Nigeria.

How old is Pastor Sarah Omakwu?

Pastor Mrs. Sarah Omakwu is 59 years old as of June 2022. She was born on July 31, 1962, in Kafanchan, Jema’a L.G.A, Kaduna State. Her lively and insightful teachings have inspired her congregation to live a life of godliness.

Is Pastor Sarah Omakwu married?

Sarah Omakwu married Pastor Ina Omakwu in the United States of America. After returning to Nigeria, Pastor Sarah and her husband established Family Ministries International in 1993. In February 2003, she lost her husband to cancer.

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