|Josie Bates Balka Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||August 4, 1999|
Josie Bates Balka is an American social media personality and TV star who is known for being the 6th daughter born to Gil Bates and Kelly Bates.
Josie Kellyn Bates
Tennessee, United States
Tennessee, United States
Josie was homeschooled. She was an active participant at Bill Gothard‘s Institute in Basic Life Principles. Josie also attended The Crown College from where she graduated on May 7, 2018, with a degree in Cosmetology.
Social Media Personality, TV Star
- Father – Gil Bates (TV Star)
- Mother – Kelly Bates (TV Star)
- Siblings – Zach Bates (Older Brother), Michaela Keilen (Older Sister), Erin Paine (Older Sister), Lawson Bates (Older Brother), Nathan Bates (Older Brother), Tori Layne Smith (Older Sister), Trace Bates (Older Sister), Carlin Stewart (Older Sister), Alyssa Bates (Older Sister), Katie Clark (Younger Sister), Jackson Bates (Younger Brother), Warden Bates (Younger Brother), Isaiah Bates (Younger Brother), Addallee Bates (Younger Sister), Ellie Bates (Younger Sister), Callie-Anna Bates (Younger Sister), Judson Bates (Younger Brother), Jeb Bates (Younger Brother)
- Others – Bill Bates (Paternal Grandfather), Jane Bates (Paternal Grandmother),
Greg Bates (Paternal Uncle), Jennifer Bates (Paternal Aunt), Kenneth Callaham (Maternal Grandfather), Betty Jo Miller (Maternal Grandmother)
5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
51 kg or 112.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Josie has dated –
- Kelton Balka (2014-Present) – Josie and Kelton met one another in 2014, at a piano recital. The same year, they decided to end their friendship as her parents felt that she was too young at the time. In November 2016, Josie and Kelton reconnected while on a family getaway and announced that they were dating on August 10, 2017. Then, on June 19, 2018, the couple got engaged before finally tying the knot on October 5, 2018, at Cove Lake State Park in Caryville, Tennessee. Together, they have 2 girls named Willow Kristy Balka (b. July 19, 2019) and Hazel Sloane Balka (b. June 14, 2021). Josie lost a child in August 2020, due to a miscarriage.
Race / Ethnicity
- Thin eyebrows
- Wide smile
Through her social media, Josie has either endorsed or promoted various brands including Made By Mary®.
Josie Bates Balka Facts
- Professionally, Josie is a cosmetologist.
- One of the earliest posts that Josie uploaded to her Instagram account was on August 18, 2016.
- As of 2022, she had been working as a stylist for Effortless Beauty in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Featured Image By Darian Kaia Photography / Instagram