Joel Osteen Biography

(American businessman, pastor)

Joel Osteen is a businessman, author, American pastor, and evangelist is aka 'The Smiling Preacher'.

More about the relationship

Joel Osteen is married to Victoria Osteen on 4th April 1984 who is a Co-Pastor at Lakewood Church.

His wife studied psychology at the University of Houston. Also, she was working at her mother’s jewelry shop. That is where the couple met in 1985!

Additionally, they are blessed with a daughter Alexandra Osteen and a son Jonathan Osteen. Alexandra is a singer and Jonathan is a singer plus social media star.

Relationship Facts of Joel Osteen

  • Joel Osteen is married to Victoria Osteen.
  • Joel Osteen married on April 04, 1984.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 316 days 💑
  • He is father of Two(Alexandra Osteen, Jonathan Osteen).
  • Joel Osteen is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Joel Osteen?

Joel Osteen is an American businessman, author, American pastor, and television evangelist. Joel is famous as ‘The Smiling Preacher’ among the people.

In addition, He is the leader of America’s largest church flock ‘The Lakewood Church’ in Houston.

How old is Joel Osteen? Bio, Nationality, Ethnicity

Joel Osteen born Joel Scott Osteen was born on March 5th, 1963 in Houston, Texas, the U.S. Currently, he is 58 years old.

His mother is Dolores (Dodie) Pilgrim and his father John Osteen was a former southern baptist pastor and the founder of Lakewood Church. His father died after a heart attack at the age of 77 on January 23, 1999. Joel has two brothers Paul Osteen, Justin Osteen, and three sisters named Lisa Osteen, April Osteen Simpsons, and Tamara Osteen.

His nationality is American and his ethnicity is mixed(English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Dutch). His birth sign is Pisces.


Talking about his education, he was educated at Humble High School in Humble, Texas. After that, he completed his graduation from Oral Roberts University located in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

All about Joel Osteen’s Career

After his education, he created Lakewood’s television program and continued his father’s sermon. He started preaching on January 17, 1999, while his father died on January 23, 1999, that is just after 10 days he started his career as a preacher. After his father’s demise, he became the head pastor of Lakewood Church.

He preached on a show ‘Saturday Sermons’. The show started airing in the year 1982. The show ‘Saturday Sermons’ is broadcasted to more than 100 countries has gathered millions of viewers across the globe. Moreover, he featured on ABC News’ list of ’10 Most Fascinating People of 2006’.

Likewise, he is also an author. In October 2007, he published the book ‘Your best life now: 7 steps to keep improving your life every day’. He also published his second book with the title ‘Become a better version of you: 7 steps to keep improving your life every day’. Both the books of him stood on to the Top New York’s bestseller list and had a first printing of three million copies.

Salary, Net worth, Income

Of all his career as a pastor, a couple of books published, he has earned a quite decent amount of money. Currently, he has an estimated net worth of $40-$60 million.

Similarly, he is living lavishly in a $10.5 million mansion at River Oaks with his family.

Awards, Nominations

Joel was featured on ABC News’ list of ’10 Most Fascinating People of 2006’.

Rumors, Controversies

There has been gossip and rumors going on that he and his wife are heading for a split. That’s because of his own 2014 blog post with the title “Let Go of the Ashes” in which he talks about something that consists the words like relationship and divorce.

Some people began to have opinions that he wasn’t happy in his relationship. But, this was not true and their social media accounts show evidence about that. They are of course together and Osteen has recently posted the picture of him and his wife hugging and clicking photo.

Body Stats, Hair, Eyes

Osteen stands 5 feet and 11 inches tall and his weight is 78 kilograms. Furthermore, he has brown hair and blue eyes.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Joel is highly active on social media profiles such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Likewise, he has over 4.5M followers on Instagram, over 10 million followers on Twitter, and 23M followers on Facebook.

Further, he has a Youtube channel with 2 million subscribers.

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