Josh Gates Married & Has Baby With Wife, Net Worth, Age & Bio

Date: 16 Nov, 2018

Josh Gates Married & Has Baby With Wife, Net Worth, Age & Bio

Quick Information

Date of Birth 1977-08-10
Nationality American
Profession Television Presenter
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Hallie Gnatovich (m. 2014)
Divorced/Engaged Not Yet
Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity White
Net Worth $3 Million (Estimated)
Social Media Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Children/Kids Owen Gates (Son)
Height 6 Feet 2 Inches (188 cm)
Education Tufts University (1999), University of Maryland

Josh Gates, who is an American television producer and presenter, is widely recognized for his adventurous show Destination Truth aired on SyFy channel.

But, the man of the inquisitive nature is not only limited to the entitlement of producer and presenter. He is a writer too. He has written a book named Destination Truth: Memoirs of a Monster Hunter, which received a lot of positive responses from critics and readers.

Josh Gates Biography (Age)

Josh stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.82 meters). Born in Manchester-by-the-sea, Massachusetts, he is 41 of age in the time being, as his birthday dates on 10 August 1977. He was stuffed with the love for exploration and adventure since his childhood by his father. His father, being a deep sea diver, is an adventurous man himself.

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Josh's passion for traveling and exploration took him from under the sea to the high mountains. Apart from being a certified SCUBA diver, he is a mountain climber too. He has completed his trips to Aconcagua Mountain and Mount Kilimanjaro.

For education, he attended Tufts University. Later on, he went to the University of Maryland and joined the University’s team, which performed archaeological excavations of Caesarea Maritima in Israel from 1996 to 1998.

Besides his self-produced show, Josh, whose net worth is $3 million, has also got featured in many reality shows, such as ESPN’s Beg, Borrow & Deal, The Budweiser-sponsored Truly Famous, Facts or Faked: Paranormal Files, and Ghost Hunters.

Josh Gates’ Egypt Expedition

As the co-producer and the host of the Discovery Channel’s show, Expedition Unknown, Josh Gates took up the challenge to explore more of Egypt and save the Egyptian Tourism. While more people take Egypt to be one of the highly explored tourism areas, the adventurous blood running in Josh’s veins couldn’t stop him from exploring more of the place.

On 7 April 2019, in his show, Expedition Unknown, Josh did two hours live global broadcast of his expedition into an ancient tomb in Egypt with Egyptologist Dr. Zahi Hawass. They uncovered a 2,500-year-old mummy of a high priest, which was the highlight of the show. They further discovered two other mummies, one of a female and the other one, of a singer who predictably sang in the temple of Thoth, an Egyptian God.

Later on, after their live broadcast, Josh quoted this experience to be “the thrill of a lifetime”. Besides, he also expressed his gratitude towards the living legend Dr. Hawass for sportingly structuring his this journey.

Josh Gates Married, Wife

Many might know this already that Josh is married to his beautiful wife, Hallie Gnatovich. The couple met through the show, Destination Truth.

Hallie, who worked as a researcher, had to work most of the time behind the camera. However, as time progressed and the love between the pair initiated to escalate, she started to work on-screen with Gates as a co-star. Hallie has appeared on a total of 8 episodes of the show.

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As time swung by, Josh and Hallie began dating each other and soon, they got engaged too. The couple took their relationship into a new dimension when Josh took Hallie to the altar and tied the nuptial knot on 13 September 2014.

Josh Gates shares the wedding picture on the occasion of their anniversary (Photo: Josh Gates's Instagram)

Unlike the weddings of the celebrities, their wedding was a private one, with only the names of close friends and family in the invitation envelopes. Interestingly, it was held at the Hidden Pond Luxury Resort in Kennebunkport, York, Maine.

Who Is Josh Gates' Son?

To everyone’s wonder, the news of Hallie’s pregnancy was delivered on-air in Destination Truth. In the episode that was primely focused on Christopher Columbus, Hallie called her husband Josh to give the news about her pregnancy. 

Subsequently, Hallie and Josh had a baby son together. Born on 12 February 2016, he was named Owen Gates. As of now, the marital voyage of Josh is still running smooth, and there is no news of any alterations in their relationship.