Josh Duggar is a familiar name, especially amongst avid followers of the popular reality TV show 19 Kids and Counting. The show puts on display, the life of the entire Duggar family which sums up to 21, that’s if you are counting the parents. 19 Kids and Counting was however canceled in 2015 following a huge scandal involving Josh. Currently, Josh and Anna Duggar are building a large family of their own, although not as much as the one Josh hails from.
The many scandals that have rocked the union between Josh and Anna Duggar place their marriage amongst the most controversial celebrity marriages. Time may fail us to highlight what these issues were, however, we shall provide answers to the teeming questions that have remained in the hearts and minds of many ever since the show was canceled.
What Do Josh And Anna Duggar Do For A Living?
Joshua James Duggar, known also as Josh Duggar, was born on March 3, 1988, in Washington County, somewhere in the U.S state of Arkansas. He was raised by his parents, Michelle and James Robert Duggar, in a very large family comprised of himself and his 18 younger siblings.
Duggar was not enrolled in any school all through his growing up years as his parents preferred him to be homeschooled. James sat for and passed Arkansas state general education development test in 2004. We also know for a fact that the widely acclaimed internet celebrity did not pursue a college degree.
Josh Duggar came into the limelight in 2005 after he made his first appearance on TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting. The reality show highlights most of the activities of the Duggar family. In fact, the show even featured Josh’s wedding with Anna Keller, a lady he met at a convention back in 2006. The wedding preparation, planning, rehearsal, and the entire ceremony was featured on an episode of the reality show titled A Very Duggar Wedding which aired on January 25, 2009.
Both Josh and Anna Duggar grew up in very large families, little wonder they are building a large family of their own. The couple is expecting their sixth child by November 2, 2019. Anna has a total of 7 siblings while Joshua boasts 17 siblings. Anna Duggar was born Anna Renee Keller on June 23, 1988, to Suzette and Michael Keller.
Just like her husband, Anna was also homeschooled all through her elementary years. She completed her high school education in 2004 after which she pursued a degree in Early Child Education from an online college program.
Duggar, ever since the 19 Kids and Counting show was canceled in 2005, has been actively involved in politics and activism. He is a member of the Republican Party and a staunch one at that. Many would say he took the cue from his father who served for two terms at the Arkansas House of Representatives.
Josh founded Strategic Political Services, which was a political consultancy firm, in 2007. He worked on the Republican presidential primary campaigns of both Mike Huckabee and Rick Santorum. Duggar served as the executive director of one of America’s foremost lobbying groups, FRC Action, from June 2013, up until his resignation in May 2015. The political activist also runs a car dealership from which he earns a considerable amount of income.
Anna Renee Duggar is also a popular face on television as she currently stars on TLC’s reality show Counting On which also features a select part of the Duggar family. The show which is a spin-off of 19 Kids and Counting began airing on December 13, 2015 and has gone on to run for 9 seasons so far.
What Are Josh And Anna Duggar’s Net Worth?
Josh Duggar’s wealth has depleted over the years, owing to several lawsuits and scandals he has had to deal with, coupled with raising five children. His net worth was recently placed at approximately $200,000 by some sources. A large chunk of this figure is largely tied to proceeds from his car sale venture, owing to the fact that he no longer gets revenue from being a part of the 19 Kids and Counting show.
Anna, on the other hand, is doing quite well compared to her husband. The TV personality rakes in a sizeable income from her involvement on the show Counting On. Reports making the rounds place her net worth in the region of $3.5 million. Most of her fortune is gotten from showbiz and endorsements.