Joel Osteen Net Worth

Joel Osteen is a renowned televangelist based in Houston, Texas and the current pastor of Lakewood Church. Osteen heads the largest and perhaps the fastest growing church in the world today. Apart from over 38,000 members who come to his church daily, he is watched on a weekly basis by over 7 million people, and on a monthly basis, he is watched by 20 million people on over 100 countries.

Early Life

Joel Osteen

Joel Osteen is the son of John Osteen and Dolores who gave birth to him in 1963. He has other five siblings. The father was a pastor who co-founded Lakewood church.

He went to Humble High School then joined Oral Roberts University where he went to pursue radio and television communication though he didn’t graduate.

Osteen is a family man, and he has two children with his wife Victoria Osteen who is a co-pastor.


Being the son of a pastor, you could expect that he went straight to church activities, but on the contrary, he resisted preaching for so many years, but one day in 1999 he accepted to give the first sermon, and six days later the father died out of heart attack. That same year he was elevated to the position of a senior pastor.

Osteen since then has become of the renowned pastors on earth. His sermons are broadcasted on Sirius XM Satellite Radio and over 20 million in over 100 countries on earth watch or listen to his sermons.

Apart from giving sermons Joel is also an author and some of the books he has written are Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential (2004), Become a Better You: 7 Keys to Improving Your Life Every Day (2007), You Can, You Will: 8 Undeniable Qualities of a Winner (2014), The Power Of I Am: Two Words That Will Change Your Life Today (2015), Think Better, Live Better: A Victorious Life Begins In Your Mind (2016) among several others.

Awards & Achievements

Joel Osteen is a pastor someone whom to many is a source of inspiration and hope. To some, he is a hero who has been sent to them to rescue them from the path of the evil. In terms of awards, it’s hard to award a man of God bust since his books are best sellers he will definitely be awarded as an author.

Net Worth & Salary of Joel Osteen

Joel Osteen net worth has been estimated to be $110 million. Most of these earning come from his books which are a best seller as Osteen claims that he draws no salary from the church income. But with over 20 million people listening to his sermons achieving such a net worth figure isn’t too hard. Currently, he and his family reside in a $10.5 million home.

Joel Osteen is possibly among the richest pastors in the world today. He has been a motivation and a pillar of hope to the many individuals who listen to his sermons from all over the world. He claims his ministry is committed to helping people from all walks of life although that statement is questionable since his response on Hurricane Harvey was not too good. But who are we to judge let’s just leave the judgement to our creator.


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