Joyce Meyer is a famous Bible teacher, Charismatic Christian author, and speaker. She is most well-known for her position as the President of Joyce Meyer Ministries. The headquarter of the Ministry is near St. Louis suburb areas of Fenton, Missouri, the USA. Continue reading to find the net worth of Joyce Meyer as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Joyce Meyer was born as Pauline Joyce Hutchison on 4th June 1943 in south St. Louis, Missouri, in the US. Soon after her birth, her father served in the United States Army during the World War II.
During elementary school, Joyce Meyer became a born-again Christian and concentrated in her faith. She was invited to take the position of Associate Pastor at ‘Our Savior’s Lutheran Church,’ St. Louis. Joyce’s Bible studies classes were so successful that she began airing them on radio stations.
Joyce Meyers studied at O’Fallon Technical High School in St. Louis. After her high school senior year, Joyce married a part-time car salesman but, the marriage lasted for five years. Her husband cheated on her and forced her to steal her employer’s payroll checks. They used the money to travel to California. Joyce Meyers later returned all the money to her employer. After divorcing, Joyce Meyers visited local bars until she met Dave Meyer, an Engineering Draftsman.
On 7th January 1967, Dave and Joyce married, and they have four grown children named Daniel B. Meyer, David Meyer, Laura Marie Holtzmann, and Sandra Ellen McCollom. Recently, the couple lives outside St. Louis, Missouri.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
In 1985, Joyce Meyer resigned as an associate pastor. She established her own ministry that initially known as ‘Life in the Word.’ Joyce commenced broadcasting her own radio shows on six stations starting from Chicago to Kansas City.
In 1993, Joyce Meyer’s husband Dave inspired her to commence television ministry. They began appearing on superstition, WGN-TV, Chicago and Black Entertainment Television (BET). Joyce Meyer currently calls her show, ‘Enjoying Everyday Life’ that is still on in recent years.
In 2002, ‘Hachette Book Group,’ the mainstream publishers, paid Joyce Meyer more than $10 million. This was because of her backlist catalog of independently released books.
Joyce Meyers was ranked as number 17 in ‘25 Most Influential Evangelicals in America’ of TIME magazine (2005). Following, Joyce Meyer Ministries received accreditation from the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA). On 12th March 2009, EFCA announced ‘Joyce Meyer Ministries’ had met the requirements of ‘responsible stewardship.’ These requirements include board governance, fund-raising practices, financial accountability, and transparency.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Joyce Meyer is $9.5 million. Most of wealth and fame comes from her television program, ‘Enjoying Everyday Life’ that is broadcast to this day. This television program began in 2003 after her husband offered the idea. Joyce Meyers and her husband, Dave, have been in controversies related to their excessive grand lifestyle. The couple owns several homes and travels in their own private jet.
As per Joyce Meyer’s financial report (2003): She earned an annual salary of $900,000 from Joyce Meyer Ministries. Joyce Meyer Ministries’ headquarters was worth $20,000,000. Interior decoration (artwork, furniture, glassware, latest equipment, and machinery) of headquarter was worth $5,700,000. Houses: Main house was worth $2,000,000. Children’s house was worth $2,000,000. Atrium Ranch Lake Front home in Porto Cima was worth $500,000. Others: Crownline boat called ‘Patriot’ was worth $105,000. Mercedes Sedan (silver-gray) was worth $107,000. Joyce Meyer’s Corporate Jet was worth $10,000,000.
Currently, Joyce Meyer is continuing her weekly television show, ‘Enjoying Everyday Life’ on WGN-TV and BET. Joyce Meyer is a popular public speaker who travels to events in her own private jet.