Bobbie Houston

Bobbie Houston - Celebrity Biography

Bobbie Houston has been a religious leader for over three decades, founding and senior pastor of Hillsong Church in Baulkham Hills, Sydney. Her passion is to empower and inspire women to live a life of purpose, creativity, and influence. Bobbie Houston

Bobbie is a wife, mother, grammy, friend, pastor, creative visionary, communicator, author, and mentor. She has a contagious zest for life, passionately believes in the potential of all people, and is devoted to the cause of Christ.

Born on January 16, 1957, she is 62 years old now and lives in Australia. She is married to her husband, Brian Houston, who is the founder and senior pastor of Hillsong Church. They have two children, Joel Timothy Houston and Laura Toganivalu who both are employed by Hillsong Church as well as their son Benjamin who is the online lead pastor of the church and a leader in the Hillsong Los Angeles congregation plant.

The family moved to Australia in February 1978 from New Zealand to work at the Sydney Christian Life Centre, Darlinghurst under Brian Houston's father, Frank Houston. They later started a church on the Central Coast and Liverpool, before settling in Baulkham Hills and starting Hillsong Church.

In the 1990s, Bobbie began to take an interest in leadership development and mentoring. She led the church's women's ministry and was involved in founding the Color Your World Women's Conference in 1997. She is currently the leader of the Colour Sisterhood, described as a "global awakening of God's daughters on earth" and a movement to help women 'find an important and critical level of partnership' in local and international projects.

She has been a member of the global board of Hillsong for many years. She is also the current president of the Pentecostal Churches in Australia and holds a master's degree from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary in Liverpool, England.

As the co-global senior pastor of Hillsong, she has been instrumental in building the church's worldwide presence. Her influence has been felt and appreciated across the landscape of the Body of Christ for more than 30 years.

Her net worth is $124 Million (£100 million) at the age of 62, according to Forbes. Her salary is based on her role as a professional Religious Leader.

Earlier this year, her husband, Brian Houston, was accused of failing to report sexual abuse committed by his father against a young male in 1970. He is due to go on trial in 2022 and he has been suspended from his duties for the time being.

While he is away, his wife Bobbie Houston is leading the church's weekly women's ministry and organizing the annual Colour Your World Women's Conference in Sydney, London, and the United States. She is a spiritual leader, an author, and an inspiration to millions of women around the world.

In March 2022, her husband resigned as the global senior pastor of Hillsong. The decision came after the church had an internal investigation into his behavior towards two women.