Josh Gates Biography
Josh Gates is an American television host, producer, explorer, and author. He is best known for working as the host and co-executive producer of Destination Truth and Stranded on Syfy. He is a presenter and co-executive producer for the Travel Channel series titled Expedition Unknown. Additionally, he has written a book titled Destination Truth: Memoirs of a Monster Hunter.
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 | Birthday
Gates was born in August 10, 1977, in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, the United States. He is 43 years old as of 2020.
Josh Gates Height | Weight
Gates stands at a height of 6’2″ (1.88m) and weighs 90 kg (198 lbs).
Josh Gates Family | Siblings
Gates’s father is a deep-sea diver by profession and his mother is British as well as a home-maker. 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 | Children
Gates got married to 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 Net Worth | Salary
Gates is currently estimated at a net worth of $3 million. His income is mainly attributed to his career as a television host, producer, explorer, and author. In addition, his annual salary is estimated to be $100, 000.