Laura Marie Holtzmann is Joyce Meyer’s daughter whom she had with her husband, Dave Meyer, on 5 April 1968. She is now a popular American media personality and works with the ministry founded by her famous mom.
Currently 55 years old, Laura Marie Holtzmann has always been a part of her mother’s ministry from her youth. However, she works mostly behind the scenes, preferring to work and live away from the public eye.
Laura Marie Holtzmann Is Joyce Meyer’s First Child From Her Second Marriage
Laura Marie Holtzmann was born on 5 April 1968 in a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America, putting her current age at 55 years old. At this age, she is already a grandma with several grandkids. Her mother is popular evangelist Joyce Meyer, and her father is Dave Meyer, a veteran of the United States Army. She is Caucasian, and her birth sign is Aries. She is the eldest daughter of the four children born to Joyce and Dave Meyer.
Laura Marie Holtzmann was born a year after her parents tied the knot on 7 January 1967. This was her mother’s second marriage after her first marriage to a part-time salesman failed. Joyce Meyer married her first husband shortly after her senior year of high school, and the marriage lasted for five years. She met Dave Meyer at a local bar she frequents. She and her current husband have been together for more than five decades.
Laura Marie Holtzmann Has Three Siblings
Laura grew up alongside her parents and three siblings; David L. Meyer, Sandra Ellen McCollum, and Daniel B. Meyer. The oldest sibling David L. Meyer is a graduate of Christ to the World Bible School and is a pastor. He is also the CEO of Hand of Hope Outreach and mostly works overseas. David is married with kids and is also a grandad.
Sandra Ellen McCollum is the second daughter. She is a pastor of Living Word Church. She is also an author and a mother of two. The youngest, Daniel B. Meyer, is also a preacher and the CEO of U.S. Operations of Joyce Meyer Ministries.
Laura Marie Holtzmann Works With Her Mom
Naturally, she had a Christian upbringing, attending a high school in her hometown of St. Louis, Missouri. She completed her tertiary education at a California-based Christian college. Laura has been described as having a phlegmatic personality and was generally unorganized as a teenager.
The opposite is now the case as an adult; Laura helps her mom organize and run their organization. She spends her time working in her mom’s ministry – Joyce Meyer Ministries, mainly working with the Hand of Hope arm of the Ministry.
Laura Marie Holtzmann Is a Married Woman As Well as a Grandma
Laura Marie Holtzmann is a very private woman. She is a married woman, thus the change of surname. She met her future husband, Douglas Holtzmann Sr., in August 1985 when she was seventeen. They met on a blind date at a pizza place, and the rest has been history. The lovebirds tied the knot in 1987 and have been together ever since.
Laura and her husband have four children together; two sons and two daughters. Their eldest child goes by the name Doug (DJ) Holtzmann II. He is married to his wife Tanna Holtzmann. They have two kids; one biological biracial son and an adopted daughter. Laura and Doug’s second son Austin Taylor is a police officer and is also married. Their daughter Abigail (Holtzmann) Welch, got married on 16 October 2020, and the second daughter Emily (Holtzmann) Wood, got married on 20 March 2021.
Laura Marie Holtzmann and her husband, children, and grandchildren in Missouri, United States of America, are associated with the Joyce Meyer Ministries in one way or another. Laura, on her part, lives a very private life and generally stays away from the public eye.