As of 2014, Joel Olsteen's net worth is estimated at $40 million, as reported by WorldNetDaily. He is said to derive the majority of his income from his certified bestsellers and other related printed materials, including inspirational booklets, diaries and calendars.
Olsteen is an American televangelist who leads the Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, as its senior pastor. After spending $95 million in renovation expenses, Olsteen helped transfer his ministry to the former Compaq Center in 2005. In 2010, he bought a $10.5 million Houston property, which is reportedly a 17,000-square-foot mansion. As of 2010, his other properties include their former residence valued at $2.9 million and a parcel of land adjacent to their former house, which is valued at $1.1 million.