Joel Osteen was born in 1963. He was born to John Osteen, his father who was a priest who co-founded Lakewood church and Dolores. He is blessed with 5 siblings. He completed his initial education in Humble High School. Later he was admitted at Oral Roberts University but he didn’t complete his bachelor’s degree in radio and television communication. He got married to a co-pastor Victoria Osteen. The couple was blessed with 2 kids. He worked as an evangelist in Houston Texas.
Currently, he is serving as a priest in Lakewood Church which is among the largest and most emergent church globally. More than 38,000 members follow him in church. Other than church he uses to preach on TV as well. He got more than 20 million viewers and 7 million viewers weekly. Viewers are from hundreds of different countries. From these calculations, his annual and even monthly income can be estimated very easily.
As he is a son of the priest so he had to follow footsteps of his father. Though initially, he rebelled to be a priest in church for many years. In 1999 his father passed away due to heart attack exactly 6 days after the first sermon and he automatically becomes inclined towards preaching activities. After this, Joel was promoted to the stage of the senior priest.
With the passage of time, his sermon gone viral to extent that they are broadcasted on Sirius XM Satellite Radio and millions of people from all over the world not only listen to watch him but also follow him.
In addition to his live and recorded programs, Joel used to be an author and written numerous good books like Live Better: A Victorious Life Begins In Your Mind in 2016, 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential in 2004, Think Better, You Can, The Power Of I Am: Two Words That Will Change Your Life Today written in 2015 and You Will: 8 Undeniable Qualities of a Winner written in 2014.
Awards & Achievements:
Being a priest he earned a lot of respect and honor from all over the world. He became a cause of encouragement and hope for people. As an author, Joel is rewarded with numerous awards. But it is hard to reward a man sent by God for keeping away from evil.
Net Worth of Joel Osteen:
The estimated net worth of the Joel Osteen is $65 million. Most of the income is from selling of his books as he never earns even a single penny from the church. Keeping aside money this man got unpredictable wealth via millions of his viewers. He is considered to be the richest priest all over the world.
His house is worth more than $10.5 million. He is the most genuine source of inspiration and hope for people. He claimed to be a source of light in the darkness of sins for the sinners. Joel helped people in every walk of life though Hurricane Harvey contradicts with him in certain aspects. But he or anyone else in this world is nobody to judge deeds of others.