Victoria Osteen Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, Who Is Joel Osteen Wife? Author, Pastor, Lakewood, Net Worth

Victoria Osteen Biography

Victoria Osteen is an American Author and Pastor known as the wife of the famous preacher, Joel Osteen of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas. Osteen serves as the co-pastor at Lakewood Church.

Victoria Osteen Age

Osteen was born on March 28, 1961, in Huntsville, Alabama, United States. She is therefore 62 years old as of 2023. She celebrates her birthday on the 28th of March every year.

Victoria Osteen Height

Osteen stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 10 inches.

Victoria Osteen Family / Brother

Osteen was born to her loving parents, Georgine Iloff (mother) and Donald Iloff (father). Her dad is a mathematician with General Electric who has worked for NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration. He is also a former member of General Electric’s Saturn rocket project team which is led by Wernher von Braun (German rocket scientist). When Osteen was growing up, she used to go to a nearby Church of Christ, where her dad was a deacon and her mom taught Sunday school.

When she was born, her family was residing near Marshall Space Flight Center, but when she reached 2 years old, her family relocated to Houston, Texas. Osteen was raised in Houston near Johnson Space Center alongside her brother, Donald Iloff Jr.

Victoria Osteen Husband

Osteen is married to Joel Osteen, a lay preacher, businessman televangelist, and author. They tied the knot on April 4, 1987. They first met in Osteen’s mother’s jewelry store in the year 1985. Osteen was working there at the time and Joel went to the store to purchase a new watch battery.

Victoria Osteen
Victoria Osteen

Victoria Osteen Children

Osteen and her husband Joel take great pride in being mom and dad to their 2 kids; a son and a daughter: Jonathan and Alexandra, respectively. Alexandra is 25 years old as of 2023 having been born in the year 1998. She is the leader of Lakewood Music and serves as a Worship Director, at her parents’ church, Lakewood Church.

Victoria Osteen Net Worth

Osteen’s husband has an estimated net worth of $100 Million, and since they are married, Osteen’s net worth is the same.

Victoria Osteen Education

Osteen was once a student at the University of Houston where her field of study was psychology. However, she did not graduate from the university. While there, she was simultaneously working in a jewelry business owned by her mother.

Victoria Osteen Career

Osteen is a co-pastor in Lakewood Church Women’s Ministry, which was founded in the year 2003 by her husband’s late father, “Joel Osteen”. Osteen’s participation in the ministry is showcased through a one-hour program broadcast on the Daystar Television Network and is also available through a live Internet feed. Osteen also appears on Houston radio station 89.3 KSBJ frequently as a feature. She is a strong supporter of charity organizations such as “Feed the Children and The Bridge”.

Victoria Osteen Controversies

Some critics have accused Osteen of promoting self-interested materialistic values that go against the teachings of Jesus. Also, she and her husband have been criticized by people for living a luxurious life, instead of allocating the money to the needy people.

On a Continental Airlines flight that moved from Houston to Vail in December 2005, a flight attendant named Sharon Brown accused Osteen of pushing her after she requested assistance with liquid on her armrest. However, there were conflicting accounts from witnesses regarding this incident. As a result, FAA – Federal Aviation Administration imposed a $3,000 fine on Osteen. Subsequently, Sharon Brown filed a civil lawsuit against Osteen, seeking $405,000 in damages. In August 2008, a Houston jury ruled in favor of Osteen, with the jury foreman describing the lawsuit as a waste of time. As a result, Osteen was cleared of civil liability in this matter.

Victoria Osteen Plastic Surgery

Many fans speculate Osteen has undergone plastic surgery due to her physical changes. Some say that she underwent eyelid surgery because her eyes began looking different. For sure, when her past and recent photos are compared, there is a difference. It seems like she got a minor Blepharoplasty. Some fans also say that she looks like she has undergone a face botox since her face skin also looks different from her past photos. However, until she confirms all these rumors by herself, they will remain to be rumors and allegations.

Joel and Victoria Osteen Houses / Home

Osteen and her husband Joel own a 17,000-square-foot mansion in the Tall Timbers subdivision in River Oaks. They purchased the house in the year 2010 for about $10.5 million. The mansion sits on 1.86 acres of land, and it is spacious enough for his family. This house features 3 elevators, 6 bedrooms, 5 fireplaces, 6 bathrooms, a swimming pool, and a 1-bedroom guest house.

Osteen and Joel have received much criticism for their luxurious lifestyle and having multiple houses. However, Joel says that as senior pastor, he doesn’t draw any salary from his church, which has an annual budget of $70 M – he relies on the book sales’ income.

Victoria Osteen and Joel Osteen Private Plane

The Osteens are the owners of a 17-seat Gulfstream G-IV jet. This plane is at an approximate price of $60 million. His plane also has also made him receive a lot of criticism, with people claiming that the money utilized on the aircraft should have been better spent on contributing to the charity organization.

Joel and Victoria Osteen Cars

Osteen and her husband Joel are successful to the fact that they own a very expensive home and an aircraft. With that, they definitely drive big cars. One known car of theirs is a Lamborghini. They might be having other luxurious cars, but have not disclosed them publicly. There will be an update as soon as any information about their car leaks into the limelight.

Victoria Osteen Books

Osteen is an author who has written 10 books;

  • Love Your Life (October 14, 2008)
  • Unexpected Treasures (2009)
  • Gifts from the Heart (2010)
  • Daily Readings from Love Your Life (2011)
  • Victoria Osteen’s Toddler Bible (2015)
  • Wake Up to Hope: Devotional (2016)
  • Our Best Life Together (2018)
  • Exceptional You! (2019)
  • Fearless and Free: Inspirational Thoughts to Set Your Attitude and Actions for a Great Day! (2020)
  • Encouragement for an Exceptional Life Victoria Osteen (2021)

Victoria Osteen Quotes

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Victoria Osteen Social Media Platforms

She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 425K followers on Instagram.

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