|Josh Duggar Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||March 3, 1988|
Josh Duggar is an American former reality television personality, political activist, and accused s*x offender. The oldest child of Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar’s 19 children, he is best known for having been a part of the reality television series 19 Kids and Counting. In 2015, news broke that he had molested multiple underage girls, including 4 of his sisters, when he was aged 14–15. A few of the incidents and victims included the touching of a babysitter, reaching under the dress of a younger sister who was in his lap, and cornering a sister in the laundry room to reach under her clothing. All these revelations were named one of the “10 Big Scandals of 2015” by USA Today and Duggar was listed as one of the 15 most hated people on the internet by The Washington Post in 2015. He was then was arrested by U.S. Marshals on child p*rnography charges on April 29, 2021.
Joshua James Duggar
Tontitown, Arkansas, United States
Josh Duggar wasn’t enrolled in a high school at any level and instead was homeschooled by his ultra-conservative parents.
Under the tutelage of his parents, he did manage to pass the General Equivalency Diploma (GED) for the Arkansas state at the age of 16. Thereafter, he didn’t opt to pursue college-level studies.
Former Used Car Salesman, Television Personality, Political Activist
- Father – James Robert Duggar (Arkansas politician, Television Personality)
- Mother – Michelle Annette Duggar (Television Personality)
- Siblings – Jana Duggar (Younger Sister), John-David Duggar (Younger Brother), Jill Duggar (Younger Sister), Jessa Duggar (Younger Sister), Jinger Duggar (Younger Sister), Joseph Duggar (Younger Brother), Josiah Duggar (Younger Brother), Joy-Anna Duggar (Younger Sister), Jedidiah Duggar (Younger Brother), Jeremiah Duggar (Younger Brother), Jason Duggar (Younger Brother), James Duggar (Younger Brother), Justin Duggar (Younger Brother), Jackson Duggar (Younger Brother), Johannah Duggar (Younger Sister), Jennifer Duggar (Younger Sister), Jordyn-Grace Makiya Duggar (Younger Sister), Josie Duggar (Younger Sister)
- Others – James Lee “Jimmy Lee” Duggar (Paternal Grandfather), Mary Lester (Paternal Grandmother) (Owned a real estate brokerage agency), Deanna (Paternal Aunt)
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth had been $200 Thousand.
5 ft 6 in or 168 cm
79 kg or 174 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Josh Duggar has dated –
- Anna Duggar (2006-Present) – Josh Duggar met Anna for the first time at the ATI conference in 2006 and immediately realized she was the woman he wanted to marry. However, Anna had fallen for him well before their first meet after seeing his reality show as she had an affinity to his thoughts of waiting for special someone. Josh first asked her father’s formal permission to date her, which was granted a day later. They got married on September 26, 2008, and it was then, they shared their first kiss. Over the years, Anna has given birth to 6 children – 3 daughters named Mackynzie Renee (b. October 8, 2009), Meredith Grace (b. July 16, 2015), and Maryella Hope (b. November 27, 2019), and 3 sons named Michael James (b. June 15, 2011), Marcus Anthony (b. June 2, 2013), and Mason Garrett (b. September 12, 2017). In April 2021, the couple revealed that they were expecting their 7th child together. On October 23, 2021, they welcomed a baby girl named Madyson Lily Duggar. Madyson was born at 2:39 a.m.
Race / Ethnicity
- Chubby face
- Blue eyes
Best Known For
Starring in his family’s reality show 19 Kids and Counting
First TV Show
He first appeared in the news talk show Rita Cosby Live & Direct in just 1 episode as himself in 2005.
As of September 2016, Josh Duggar and his father had appointed NFL Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Steve Conley as their personal trainer. Apart from undergoing workouts designed by Conley, Josh daily worked out on the elliptical machine with a minimum target of three miles to be done.
In terms of diet, he has cut out chips and fried food from his dietary intake. He has also replaced sugary sodas with an ample amount of water.
Josh Duggar Favorite Things
- Food – Chili Frito pie
- Song – How Great Thou Art
- Bible Verse – Joshua 1:9
- Bible Character – Joshua
- Episode from his Reality Show – A Very Duggar Wedding
- Pastime – To spend time with his wife and kids
- Family Trip – Israel
Source – The Hollywood Gossip, Duggar Family
Josh Duggar Facts
- Josh Duggar is an active supporter of conservative politics and worked on the presidential primary campaign for the former Arkansas governor and Republican politician Mike Huckabee.
- In lead up to the 2012 presidential election, he worked for Republican candidate Rick Santorum and spoke at his rallies along with joining him on a campaign tour.
- Between June 2013 and May 2015, he was the executive director of FRC Action, which is a lobbying and political entity sponsored by the Family Research Council.
- In May 2015, the media reports revealed that Josh Duggar had sexually molested a number of underage girls, which included her younger sisters as well.
- The data released in 2015 after the hacking of Ashley Madison revealed that Josh had a paid account with the extramarital dating website.
- In August 2015, Josh released a statement on the family website, in which he agreed on cheating on his wife and watching p*rnography. One of the statements made was: “I have been the biggest hypocrite ever. While espousing faith and family values, I have secretly over the last several years been viewing p*rnography on the Internet and this became a secret addiction and I became unfaithful to my wife” … “the last few years, while publicly stating I was fighting against immorality in our country I was hiding my own personal failures”.
- On August 25, 2015, he checked into a rehabilitation center to take care of his unusual sexual habits.
- He was accused by a [email protected] actress, Danica Dillon of assaulting her during consensual sex. She later retracted her allegations.
- He is the oldest in the Duggar Family.
- In April 2021, Josh was arrested on child p*rnography charges. It was later revealed that he had pled not guilty to the charges.
- In May 2021, Josh was released on bond after he was arrested in the case of a child p*rnography case.
- In December 2021, he was found guilty and was charged with one count each of possessing and receiving child p*rnography. Later, in May 2022, he was sentenced to over 12 years in prison.
- In March 2023, his release date was extended from August 22, 2032, to October 2, 2032, after he was caught sneaking in a cell phone while serving his time at FCI Seagoville near Dallas, Texas.