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Joel Osteen Net Worth

Joel Osteen Net Worth

Net Worth: $40 Million

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  • Source of Wealth Writing, Evangelical Preachings
  • Birth Place Houston, Texas, USA
  • Marital Status Married (Victoria Osteen)
  • Full Name Joel Scott Osteen
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth March 5, 1963
  • Occupation Televangelist, Author
  • Education Oral Roberts University, Humble High School
  • Children 2 (Jonathan, Alexandria)
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About Joel Osteen

Joel Scott Osteen has an estimated net worth of $40 million. Osteen is an American preacher, televangelist, author, and the leader of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas.

In October 3, 1999 Osteen took over from his father as pastor of their church; Lakewood church after his father passed away. Prior to this role he had preached only once. Osteen had instead spent 17 years as part of the production crew for Lakewood’s church television program. The church’s service is now broadcasted to more than 100 countries worldwide.

Osteen was listed amongst the ‘ten most fascinating people’ in December 2006. In the same year he was accorded the recognition as the most inspiring Christian in the United States.

Osteen primarily makes money from selling his books. He does not take a salary from the Lakewood church whose annual budget is $70 million. Osteen’s inaugural book, your best life now, sold more than 5 million copies. His second book named; become a better you, was poised to make him a cool $13 million. Osteen’s book sales and related stuff generates a reported $55 million.

Joel claims an individual should not feel guilt for possessing lots of material wealth. This according to him would be an insult to God. One should instead thank and praise God for the wealth.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Joel Osteen's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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  • Earnings 2010
  • Earnings 2007
Earnings 2010 N/A
Asset 2010

Value of his River Oak mansion when he moved to Houston, Texas

$10,500,000
Asset 2010

Value of his former Tanglewood home which he kept after moving to Houston, Texas

$2,900,000
Asset 2010

Value of the vacant lot near his former Tanglewood home

$1,100,000
Earnings 2007 N/A
Royalties 2007

Advance payment for his lucrative book deal

$13,000,000