Joel Houston: Age, Biography, Family, Career, And Net Worth
Joel Houston: Age, Biography, Family, Career, And Net Worth: Joel Houston is an Australian musician, songwriter, pastor, and one of the key figures in the contemporary Christian music scene. Houston is best known as the leader of the worship band Hillsong United, a part of the Hillsong Church music ministry.
Joel Houston was born into a musical and religious family. His parents, Brian and Bobbie Houston, are the founders of Hillsong Church, a prominent global church with a strong emphasis on contemporary worship music. Joel is the oldest child of the former Hillsong Church’s founding pastors Brian and Bobbie Houston and grandson of pastor Frank Houston.
He grew up with two siblings, Ben Houston (lead pastor of Hillsong Los Angeles) and Laura Toggs (pastor of the Hillsong youth ministry in Australia and also member of Hillsong Young & Free).
Houston wanted to play the piano at the age of seven. However he found an inclination to play bass and this led him to play the bass guitar for a number of Hillsong Worship albums instead. He grew up actively involved in the church’s music ministry. In the late 1990s, he and his bandmates formed Hillsong United, a worship band that became one of the most influential groups in the contemporary Christian music industry.
Joel Houston Age
Joel Houston was born on September 19, 1979, in Sydney, Australia
Joel married Brazilian model Esther Lima in 2012. The couple are blessed with two kids.
Joel Houston serves as the lead singer, songwriter, and one of the worship leaders for Hillsong United. The band is known for its powerful worship songs and has released several successful albums, including “All of the Above,” “Zion,” and “Empires.”
Houston’s debut with the Hillsong United as a vocalist was in 2002, however he had been playing bass guitar with the band for several years prior to this, and contributing various songs, including the title track from the group’s debut full-length live album, Everyday.
As part of Hillsong United music team, Joel Houston has helped lead worship conferences in North America, South America, Africa, Europe and Asia. He has also contributed to the main Hillsong album recordings as well, which are led by worship pastor Reuben Morgan.
Many of the songs he has written or co-written are sung in churches worldwide and have been translated into 32 languages. His music has been featured on Hillsong albums that have quickly risen on both the Australian and American Christian music charts.
In March 2007, Hillsong United’s eighth album All of the Above debuted at No. 6 on the ARIA charts. Joel Houston has been the creative director of Hillsong since 2008. Joel was co-pastor of Hillsong NYC with Carl Lentz until Lentz’s employment was terminated by Brian Houston for unnamed “moral failings”.
Houston is recognized for his songwriting abilities, contributing to many popular worship songs sung in churches worldwide. His compositions often reflect themes of faith, devotion, and spirituality.
Joel Houston Net Worth
According to various reports Joel Houston has at least a net worth of $5 Million.
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