Jonathan Osteen (Joel Osteen’s Son) – Age, Early Life, Personal Life

Jonathan Osteen is the firstborn and the sole son of the well-known American pastor, televangelist, entrepreneur, and author Joel Osteen.

In his father’s and grandfather’s footsteps, Jonathan has embraced a path of spiritual leadership as a pastor.

However, his influence extends beyond the pulpit, as he is also recognized as a talented singer and songwriter who uses his musical gifts to inspire and bring people closer to their Christian faith.

Jonathan Osteen performing at Hope Life conference 2019
Hope & Life conference (image credit: @jonathanosteen)

Let’s look at the biography and other important details about Jonathan Osteen in this article. Keep reading to learn more about this remarkable individual.

Profile Summary

Full NameJonathan Emerson Osteen
Age28 years old
Date of Birth April 20, 1995
Place of BirthHouston, Texas
NationalityAmerican
MotherVictoria Osteen
FatherJoel Osteen
Younger sister Alexandra Osteen
Wife Sophia Hahn
Height 6’0″
1.90 m
190 cm
Weight 70kg
154 lbs
SocialsInstagram

Early Life

Jonathan Osteen was born in Houston, Texas, on April 20, 1995. As you already know, his father is Joel Osteen.

However, Jonathan’s mother is Victoria Osteen (previously known as Victoria lloff), an American author and the co-pastor of Lakewood Church.

Jonathan is not the only child of his parents; he has a younger sister named Alexandra Osteen, who was born on November 9, 1998.

Furthermore, Jonathan’s paternal grandfather “John Osteen” was also an American pastor. He is the one who founded the Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas.

Educational Background

Jonathans educational background
Jonathan’s Osteen during his graduation (Instagram)

Regarding Jonathan’s educational background, he pursued higher education at the University of Texas at Austin.

In 2017, he graduated with a Radio, Television, and Film degree.

Ministry

Jonathan Osteen has actively played a big part in spreading the message of hope and making music that matters.

He has been a part of events where people gather to find inspiration, taking his messages to big arenas and stadiums all over the USA.

Jonathan’s love for music started early when he joined the singing team at Lakewood Church. He got involved in Lakewood’s Young Adult ministry during his teenage years.

In 2016, Jonathan and his sister Alexandra had a key role in leading music at America’s Night of Hope in San Francisco at AT&T Park.

They caught the attention of a massive crowd of 45,000 people. From then on, he kept sharing his thoughts and leading music at Night of Hope events in various big venues.

Besides his work in spreading hope, Jonathan Osteen is also great at writing songs and producing music.

While directing Lakewood Young Adults ministry, he helped create songs like “Etched,” “In the Name of Love,” and “Become,” featured in their first album, “Live in the Wonderful,” released in 2016.

He also wrote “Prince of Peace” for their latest album, “In The Name,” in September 2019.

Jonathan doesn’t just stop there; he extends his reach by discussing the good news with the Lakewood congregation.

In 2019, on Father’s Day, he gave his first sermon at Lakewood Church, titled “The Father’s Love.” He’s still the main singer for Lakewood’s Youth and Young Adults, alongside his sister Alexandra, Louie Garcia, and Abel Orta.

Personal Life

Jonathan Osteen is happily married to his wife, Sophia Hahn. They tied the knot on June 25, 2022.

Surprisingly, the couple kept their wedding private without making public announcements or sharing details.

Jonathan Osteen is happily married to his wife Sophia Hahn
Jonathan Osteen happily married to his wife, Sophia Hahn

The news of their marriage became known when Jonathan’s parents, Joel and Victoria, congratulated the couple on their social media platforms.

The low-key approach to their wedding added an element of surprise for many of Jonathan’s fans and supporters.

Jonathan and his wife welcomed a son but kept his name and birth a secret.

Legal Action for Car Accident

In June 2018, Joel, Victoria Osteen, and their son Jonathan faced a lawsuit.

According to the lawsuit, on August 4, 2016, Tran and Vu were on State Highway 35, a two-lane road without a turn lane.

Tran signaled for a left turn, stopping his vehicle to make the turn onto St. Joseph Street. At the same time, Jonathan Emerson Osteen, driving southbound, rear-ended them.

Notices of non-suits have been filed for Joel and Victoria, but the case continues against Jonathan.

A trial was set for August as of 2021. The current status of the court case is unclear, but Grunge reported that Jonathan’s trial began in January 203 and is ongoing.

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