Joyce Meyer is a well-known Charismatic Christian speaker and author from America who has a net worth of million dollars. She is president of Joyce Meyer Ministries which is located in Fenton, Missouri. She was briefly a member of St. Louis’s Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. In 2009, her ministries got the accretion from ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability). Joyce Meyer has released many books in her career.
Biography & Wiki
Joyce Meyer was born as Pauline Joyce Hutchison in St. Louis, Missouri on June 4, 1943. In her childhood, she has revealed that she was sexually abused her father.
She completed her schooling at O’Fallon Technical High School located in St. Louis. Meyer has got a St. Louis accent. She has received her Ph.D. in technology from the Life Christian University located in Tampa, Florida.
In 1961, Joyce Meyer was married to a part-time car salesman. She got married when she was still in high school. The couple has one child. They divorced in 1966. In January 1967, she got married to her current husband Dave Meyer. They have three children.
Meyer is the mother of Daniel B. Meyer, Sandra Ellen McCollom, Laura Marie Holtzmann, and David Meyer.
For a brief period, Joyce Meyer became a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. She started to lead an early-morning Bible class in a local cafeteria. She also became active in a charismatic church of Fenton’s Life Christian Center. She later became the associate pastor of the church.
She also became the Bible teacher of the church and at the same time, she began airing a radio broadcast of 15 minutes at the St. Louis radio station.
In 1985, she gave her resignation as the associate pastor of the church and went on to found her own ministry “Life in the Word”. She also used to air her radio show on various other radio stations like Kansas City and Chicago.
In 1993, on the suggestion of her husband, she began airing her own television show ‘Enjoying Everyday Life’, it is aired to date. Her radio program was dropped by Rev. Larry Rice of KNLC in 2004.
Joyce Meyer has also penned many books in her career. Some of her popular books include ‘I Dare You: Embrace Life With Passion’, ‘Top 10 Qualities of a Great Leader’, ‘The Secret Power of Speaking God’s Word’, and ‘The Confident Woman’.
Awards & Achievements
Joyce Meyer has received an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Oral Roberts University, which is accredited in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She has also received an honorary doctoral degree from Tampa, Florida’s Life Christian University. In 2005, she was placed at No. 7 in the list of “25 Most Influential Evangelicals in America” by Time magazine.
Net Worth of Joyce Meyer
Joyce Meyer has an estimated net worth of more than $8 million as of 2017-2018. She travels in a private jet and also has got several homes. Her corporate jet is worth $10 million and a Mercedes sedan $107,000. Her wealth comes from the royalties she earned from the sale of her books. Her television show has become popular since its existence.
Joyce Meyer is considered one of the most popular Christian speakers in the world. She has been active in Bible reading for a long time. She has also done numerous shows on television and has penned several books. As a Christian speaker, Joyce Meyer has gone on to become a popular personality and has also appeared in the list of “25 Most Influential Evangelicals in America”. The Joyce Meyer Ministries have been accredited by Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability.