Saidia – He is a pastor, author, and televangelist, Joel Osteen is the pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas. He took over his father’s role as a pastor and televangelist, despite having very little formal religious training, in 1999. Since then, the Lakewood Church broadcast has grown exponentially and can be seen in 100 different countries.
According to “Celebrity Net Worth”, a website specialized in Celebrity money, Osteen’s net worth is believed to be $40 Million, however other sources claim that the televangelist’s net fortune exceeds $100 Million while his income is way to the tune of $8 to $10 Million a year. Talk about serious income!
Well, just like Osteen, many preachers in the Muslim World earn Millions of dollars through similar activities however the only difference, most of the cash goes under the table —> so far.