- Joel Osteen is an American pastor, televangelist, and author. However, Joel has often managed to make headlines but for the wrong reasons. Recently, he went viral on Twitter when driving a Ferrari car worth $325,000. Likewise, he also faced criticism when failing to open doors for the victims of Hurricane Harvey in August 2017. Nonetheless, Joel has one of the popular pastors with 10 million viewers on television and over 100 countries.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Married, Wife, and Children
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurement: Height and Weight
Joel Scott Osteen was born in 1963 in Houston, Texas. He celebrates his birthday on March 5. He holds American nationality and comes from White ethnicity.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Joel preached his first sermon on January 17, 1999. After his father’s sudden death, he started preaching regularly and later became the new senior pastor of Lakewood Church on October 3, 1999. In 2003, Lakewood Church acquired the Compaq Center. The grand opening in 2005 was attended by 26,000 people including Texas Governor Rick Perry. Moreover, Lakewood Church’s weekly service TV program was viewed in more than 100 countries in 2008.
In 2006, Joel was included on Barbara’s Walter’s list of the 10 Most Fascinating People of 2006. The Osteen family also attended Easter breakfast hosted by President Barak Obama in 2010. Besides, Joel is also an author and released his first book, Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential in 2004. Later, his second book, Become a Better You: 7 Keys to Improving Your Life Every Day, released in 2007, topped The New York Times Best Seller list. Joel Osteen has an estimated net worth of $100 million. He owns a $10.5 million 17,000 square-foot mansion in River Oaks.
Married, Wife, and Children
Joel is married to his wife, Victoria Osteen. The couple has been married for over three decades. The pair first crossed paths at a jewellery shop owned by Victoria’s mother. They met when Joel came in to buy a battery for his watch. The couple tied the knot on 4th April 1987 and has been together ever since. Likewise, his wife also serves as the copastor of Lakewood Church.
Likewise, the pair also share two children together. His first child, a son, Jonathan is a University of Texas graduate and also a musical artist. Likewise, he is in line to follow in his father’s footsteps. His second child, a daughter, Alexandra is also a talented singer and part of LYA. The band has released multiple singles. Joel resides happily with his wife and two children.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
Joel Osteen was born to his parents, John Osteen and Dolores Pilgrim. His father was a Southern Baptist and the founder of Lakewood Church. Likewise, his siblings include Paul, Lisa, and April. He also has a half-brother, Justin.
Body Measurement: Height and Weight
Joel Osteen has a height of 5 feet and 11 inches. Likewise, he has a weight of 72 kg. The Pastor’s facial features include his black colored hair and dark brown eyes.