Joel Osteen Net Worth

Net Worth: $40 Million
  • Source of Wealth:

    Writing, Evangelical Preachings
  • Age:

  • Birth Place:

    Houston, Texas, USA
  • Marital Status:

    Married (Victoria Osteen)
  • Full Name:

    Joel Scott Osteen
  • Nationality:

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About Joel Scott 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.

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Earnings 2010

Asset 2010
Value of the vacant lot near his former Tanglewood home
Asset 2010
Value of his former Tanglewood home which he kept after moving to Houston, Texas
Asset 2010
Value of his River Oak mansion when he moved to Houston, Texas

Earnings 2007

Royalties 2007
Advance payment for his lucrative book deal