Victoria Osteen Biography
Victoria Osteen is an American author and the co-pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas. She is the wife of Joel Osteen, an American pastor, televangelist, and author, and the daughter-in-law of John Osteen.
Victoria Osteen Age
Osteen is 62 years old as of 2023. She was born (Victoria Iloff) on March 28, 1961, in Huntsville, Alabama, United States. Osteen celebrates her birthday on the 28th of March every year.
Victoria Osteen Height
Osteen stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Victoria Osteen Family
Osteen was born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama. She was brought up along with her brother Donald Iloff Jr. The family lived near Marshall Space Flight Center. They were raised by their mother, Georgine Iloff, and father Donald Iloff, a mathematician with General Electric. Her father was a member of GE’s Saturn rocket project team led by German rocket scientist Wernher von Braun.
Her family moved to Houston, Texas in 1963, she was only two years old. In Houston, Texas, her father took a position with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Osteen grew up in a southeastern suburb of Houston, near the Manned Spacecraft Center (now known as the Johnson Space Center). While growing up. she attended a nearby Church of Christ, a relatively conservative church, where her mother taught Sunday school and her father served as a deacon.
Victoria Osteen Husband/Joel Osteen And Victoria Osteen Family
Osteen is married to her better half Joel Osteen. They tied the knot on April 4, 1987. The couple later became co-pastors of Lakewood Church. Gog blessed their marriage with a son Jonathan Osteen, and a daughter Alexandra Osteen.
In December 2005, on a Continental Airlines flight from Houston to Vail, a flight attendant accused Osteen of shoving her after a request was made about liquid on her armrest; this claim was disputed by witnesses. The FAA fined Osteen $3,000, and the flight attendant, Sharon Brown, subsequently filed a civil suit against Osteen, seeking $405,000 in damages. A Houston jury sided with Osteen, with the foreman calling the lawsuit a waste of time, clearing her of civil liability in August 2008.
Victoria Osteen Net Worth
Osteen has an estimated net worth ranging between $10 Million – $40 Million which she has earned from her successful career as an author and co-pastor.
Victoria Osteen Education
She attended the University of Houston where she studied psychology (though did not graduate) while working in her mother’s jewelry business. It was while working in the jewelry store that she met Joel Osteen in 1985 when he came in to buy a new watch battery.
Victoria Osteen Career
During her college years, Victoria Osteen began working in her mother’s jewelry business. Osteen founded the Lakewood Church Women’s Ministry in 2003, where she currently serves as co-pastor. Her part of the service can be seen on a one-hour program broadcast on the Daystar Television Network and through a live Internet feed. Her other activities include a regular feature on Houston radio station 89.3 KSBJ. She also committed to supporting organizations including Feed the Children and The Bridge, a shelter for battered women.
Victoria Osteen Author and Book Publishing
Osteen is also an author on top of her career. Her first book, entitled Love Your Life: Living Happy, Healthy, and Whole. On October 14, 2008, it was published by Simon & Schuster and released for sale. It debuted at number 2 on the New York Times Bestsellers list. With 750,000 copies, the initial printing of Love Your Life was one of the largest by any US publisher in 2008.
In January 2009, Osteen released children’s books which were published by Simon & Schuster’s Little Simon imprint. Her five-year agreement with Simon & Schuster covers 13 books for children, including a Bible.
Joel and Victoria Osteen’s house
The two have been criticized for their extravagant lifestyle and multiple houses. However, the pastor has no problem defending his wealth, which was recently estimated at $100 million. He says it’s God’s will for one to live in prosperity instead of poverty. The couple has a house in the Tall Timbers subdivision in River Oaks and a home at Tanglewood.
They reside in their palatial estate in the affluent community of River Oaks. They reportedly paid $10.5 million for the home in 2010, and now it is worth between $14-$16 million. Joel Osteen’s mansion has six bedrooms, three elevators, six bathrooms, and five fireplaces. It also has a one-bedroom guest house and a pool house in the backyard for ultimate relaxation. The house is 17,000 square feet and sits on 1.86 acres, spacious enough for his family of four.
Victoria Osteen Plastic Surgery
Osteen has a difference between now and before. Currently, she seems younger. Her younger photos had slightly different eyelid shapes. It shows that she has possibly got minor Blepharoplasty.