Who Is Joel Osteen Wife? Details On American Pastor Married Life

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Joel Osteen is a Christian pastor, preacher, TV host, and author...his wife is Victoria Osteen...married her on the 5th of April 1987...have two children...According to the site Celebrity Net Worth, Joel Osteen owns an estimated net worth of around $100 million...
Who Is Joel Osteen Wife? Details On American Pastor Married Life

Joel Osteen is famous for being a televangelist and the leader and preacher of Christianity. His program, Jesus: His Life (2019), is watched by millions of people around the world. 

Moreover, he is also an author. He has written several books that have become New York Times bestsellers. His book, Your Best Life Now, which was released in 2004, remained on the New York Times best-selling list for more than 200 weeks. 

Joel Osteen’s Married Life

Joel met his wife, Victoria Osteen (formerly Victoria Iloff), in 1985. They first encountered each other when he came in to buy a new watch battery from her mother’s store, where she was working at the time. 

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Following their first meeting, they started dating and eventually got married on the 5th of April 1987. 


Joel Osteen’s as seen with wife Victoria Osteen in 2020 (Photo: Victoria Osteen’s Instagram)

The couple has two children: son Jonathan Osteen, who was born on the 20th of April 1995, and daughter Alexandra Osteen, who was born on the 9th of November 1998.


Joel Osteen with daughter Alexandra Osteen in 2016 (Photo: Joel Osteen’s Twitter)

Jonathan is a musician who played for his family’s band when he was a teenager. He, along with his sister, would sing “A Night of Hope” to end his father’s concerts.

More On Joel’s Wife

Victoria Osteen was born on the 28th of March 1961 in Huntsville, Alabama. She is the co-pastor of Lakewood Church, the same church that her husband works at.

She attended the University of Houston and studied Psychology.

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Like her husband, Victoria is also an author. Her first book, Love Your Life: Living Happy, Healthy, and Whole, was published on the 14th of October 2008. It made its debut at number two on the New York Times Bestsellers list. 

Bio: Age, Family

Joel Osteen was born on the 5th of March 1963 in Houston, Texas, the United States.

One of his parents is John Osteen, the founder of the Lakewood Church and a Southern Baptist pastor, and Dolores Pilgrim Osteen. Joel died of a heart attack on the 23rd of January 1999. 

Joel was one of the many children that John and Dolores had. His siblings are Alexandra, April, Jonathan, Justin, Lisa, Paul, Tamara. 

Net Worth

According to the site Celebrity Net Worth, Joel Osteen owns an estimated net worth of $100 million.

Facts About Joel Osteen

  • Joel’s full name is Joel Scott Osteen.
  • He stands at the height of 5 feet 11-and-a-half inches (1.82 meters).
  • His nickname is The Smiling Preacher.
  • He is the senior pastor at the Lakewood Church, a position that he took after his father’s death.