Josh Gates Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Travel Expert, Height, Net Worth, Salary

Josh Gates
Josh Gates

Josh Gates Biography

Josh Gates is a seasoned American television presenter, producer, and author, best known for hosting Destination Truth and Stranded on Syfy. Currently, Josh hosts The Discovery Channel series Expedition Unkwon, a show in which he is also the co-executive producer. He also hosts Legendary Locations.

Notably, Josh is also known to host multiple live specials as well as a guest investigator on the television series Ghost Hunters and its spin-offs; Ghost Hunters International. He further produces the related Ghost Nation series among other paranormal television shows through his production company Ping Pong Productions.

Gates went to Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, and graduated with a degree in archeology and drama. He started his career as an explorer and has climbed the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa and Mt. Aconcagua.

In addition, Gates is a certified SCUBA diver and has also worked with researchers at the University of Maryland’s archaeological excavations. Josh has also explored and traveled to more than one hundred countries.

As a television host, Gates is well known for his show Destination Truth on Syfy. Moreover, his show Expedition Unknown premiered in the Travel Channel series in January 2015. Josh has also written a book titled Destination Truth: Memoirs of a Monster Hunter. It was published by Simon and Schuster/ Gallery Books in 2011.

In addition, Gates also took part in various shows such as Beg, Borrow & Deal, Truly Famous, and also hosted Ghost Hunters. Josh is also an inductee of The Explorer’s Club, which is an international multidisciplinary professional society. The club aimed at encouraging scientific exploration since 1904. He has received the Earphones Award by Audiofile Magazine.

Josh Gates Age

How old is Josh Gates? Gates is 46 years old as of 2023. He was born on August 10, 1977, in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, the United States. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on the 10th of August every year and her zodiac sign is Leo.

Josh Gates Family

Gates’s father is a deep-sea diver by profession and his mother is British as well as a homemaker. As a child, Josh would travel to interesting places with his parents. Moreover, this played a vital role in lighting Gate’s passion for exploration. Information about his siblings is unknown but our team is doing everything to make sure you get this information.

Josh Gates Wife

Gates got married to his wife Hallie Gnatovich on September 13, 2014, in a Hidden Pond resort in Kennebunkport, Maine. His wife is a co-star of Destination Truth. They are blessed with two children. Hallie welcomed their son, Owen Gates on 9th February 2016 and a daughter, Isla in 2018. Currently, Hallie Gnatovich and Josh live in West Hollywood, California with their children.

Josh Gates Height

 Gates stands at an approximate height of 6’2″ (1.88m) and weighs 90 kg (198 lbs).

Josh Gates Net Worth

Gates has an estimated net worth of around $3 million. His income is mainly attributed to his career as a television host, producer, explorer, and author.

Josh Gates Salary

Gates receives an estimated annual salary is of between $34,569 – $100, 000.

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