Joel Osteen

Born Mar 5, 1963

Joel Scott Osteen is an American author, televangelist, and the senior pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas. His ministry reaches over seven million broadcast media viewers weekly in over 100 nations around the world.

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1963 Birth Born on March 5, 1963.


1987 24 Years Old Osteen married Lakewood Church co-pastor Victoria Iloff on April 4, 1987. … Read More


1999 36 Years Old 1 More Event
Osteen's father encouraged him to preach for many years, but he declined, preferring to work behind the scenes until January 17, 1999, when he accepted his father's suggestion and he preached his first sermon. … Read More


2004 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2004, his first book, Your Best Life Now, was released by Time Warner and debuted at the top of The New York Times Best Seller list. … Read More
2006 43 Years Old Osteen was selected by Barbara Walters as one of her 10 Most Fascinating People of 2006. … Read More
2007 44 Years Old 1 More Event
He released his second book, titled Become a Better You: 7 Keys to Improving Your Life Every Day, in October 2007. … Read More
2008 45 Years Old In an interview on Fox News in 2008 during the U.S. presidential primary race, when discussing whether he thought that Mormons were Christians, Osteen indicated that he believed that they were.
2010 47 Years Old The Osteen family attended Easter breakfast hosted by President Barack Obama at the White House in 2010. … Read More


2013 50 Years Old In an interview with The Christian Post on April 21, 2013, Osteen expressed his sentiments on being perceived as being part of the prosperity gospel. "I get grouped into the prosperity gospel and I never think it's fair, but it's just what it is. … Read More
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