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Kelly Jo Bates Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Kelly Jo Bates Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 67 kg
Date of Birth October 26, 1966
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Spouse Gil Bates

Kelly Jo Bates is an American social media personality and TV star who is known for being the wife of Gil Bates and the matriarch to 19 children and 18 grandchildren who are part of the TV show 19 Kids and Counting.

Born Name

Kelly Jo Callaham

Nick Name

Kelly

Kelly Jo Bates as seen in a picture that was taken in 2014
Kelly Jo Bates as seen in a picture that was taken in 2014 (Gil And Kelly Bates / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

The United States of America

Nationality

American

 

Education

She studied at Anderson University, in Anderson, South Carolina. Later, she transferred to Carson-Newman University, in Jefferson City, Tennessee.

Occupation

TV Star, Social Media Personality

Family

  • Father – Kenneth Callaham, Sr.
  • Mother – Betty Smith
  • Siblings – Kenneth Jr. (Older Brother) Kay Callaham (Older Sister), Kim Callaham (Older Sister), Beth Callaham (Older Sister), Beka Callaham (Younger Sister)
  • Others – William Callaham (Step-Brother), Ty Callaham (Step-Brother), Lee Callaham (Step-Brother), Bradley (Grandson), Jadon (Grandson), Carson (Grandson), Kade (Grandson), Kolter (Grandson), Kaci (Granddaughter), Khloé (Granddaughter), Brooklyn (Granddaughter), Everly (Granddaughter), Holland (Granddaughter), Finley (Granddaughter), Allie (Granddaughter), Lexi (Granddaughter), Zoey (Granddaughter), Maci (Granddaughter), Charlotte (Granddaughter), Layla (Granddaughter), Willow (Granddaughter), Hazel (Granddaughter)

Build

Voluptuous

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

67 kg or 147.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Kelly has dated –

  1. Gil Bates (1987-Present) – Kelly met her beau William Gilvin “Gil” Bates while studying at Anderson University where they served on the ministry team. After that, the two of them transferred to Carson-Newman University. Gil proposed to her in October 1987 and later tied the knot on December 19, 1987. Together, the couple is parents to 19 children – Zachary Gilvin (b. December 30, 1988), Michael Christian (b. January 23, 1990), Erin Elise (b. May 2, 1991), William Lawson (b. July 27, 1992), Kenneth Nathaniel (b. August 29, 1993), Alyssa Joy (b. November 9, 1994), Tori Layne (b. December 20, 1995), Trace Whitfield (b. February 1, 1997), Carlin Brianne (b. April 11, 1998), Josie Kellyn (b. August 4, 1999), Katie Grace (b. October 5, 2000), Jackson Ezekiel (b. February 17, 2002), Warden Justice (b. May 19, 2003), Isaiah Courage (b. October 16, 2004), Addallee Hope (b. February 17, 2006), Ellie Bridget (b. April 28, 2007), Callie-Anna Rose (b. August 2, 2009), Judson Wyatt (b. September 15, 2010), and Jeb Colton (b. February 1, 2012).

Kelly Jo Bates as seen in a picture that was taken with her beau Gil Bates and their grandson Bradley in August 2015
Kelly Jo Bates as seen in a picture that was taken with her beau Gil Bates and their grandson Bradley in August 2015 (Gil And Kelly Bates / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Thin eyebrows and upper lip
  • Round face

Religion

Christianity

Kelly Jo Bates as seen in a picture with her daughter Alyssa Joy in on the day of wedding in 2014
Kelly Jo Bates as seen in a picture with her daughter Alyssa Joy on the day of the wedding in 2014 (Gil And Kelly Bates / Instagram)

Kelly Jo Bates Facts

  1. She was her parent’s 4th child.
  2. It was during her childhood years that her parents legally parted ways. Her mother got married thrice.
  3. She made her debut TV show appearance in 17 Kids and Counting, in 2008, alongside the Duggar family.
  4. Kelly was the matron of honor at her daughter Michaela and Brandon Keilen‘s wedding on August 15, 2015.

Featured Image By Gil And Kelly Bates / Instagram

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