Jason Duggar Biography

Jason Michael Duggar, the 12th child of the famous Duggar family, rose to fame as a reality TV star. He first appeared on the family’s show “14 Children and Pregnant Again” at the age of eight, captivating viewers with his cute appearance. Jason continued to be a popular and noted character on the show, which eventually became known as “19 Kids and Counting.” Despite a serious accident during one of the episodes, Jason’s funny and kind personality endeared him to the audience even more. Having experienced stardom from a young age, Jason has grown to be responsible and mature. Following the discontinuation of “19 Kids and Counting,” a spin-off show called “Counting On” began airing in December 2015, focusing on the newly-wed members of the Duggar family.

Quick Facts

  • Age: 23 Years
  • Family:
    • Father: Jim Bob Duggar
    • Mother: Michelle Duggar
    • Siblings: 9 brothers, 9 sisters
  • Occupation: Reality TV Personalities
  • Nationality: American
  • U.S. State: Arkansas

The Meteoric Rise to Stardom

The career of Jason Duggar started as soon as he was covered in the show “14 Children and Pregnant Again” conducted by his family. He had been an intricate part of the show “19 Children and Counting” till its end and he could be seen once again “Counting On”, though it does not particularly focuses on the non-wedded younger members of the family. Being a reality TV star from a very young age has given Jason’s carrier a great start and it is yet to see how he exactly uses his popularity to flourish his career in future.

Controversies

Jason Duggar is known for being the kind and quiet guy in the Duggar family. He has always stayed away from controversies. Once his parents had criticized him publicly for not having kissed even once in his life of 16 years; though Jason accepted the taunt quietly his fans did not miss the opportunity to disparage his parents for belittling Jason. Jason has recently purchased a home for himself, with some help from his father. However, the home is not really in a very good shape and it does not match as a residence of a public figure who has been a celebrity since the age of 8.

Personal Life

Jason was born in Arkansas on 21st April 2000 to Jim Bob Duggar and Michelle Duggar. He is the 12th child of his parents and has 18 siblings in all. Being brought up in a strict Christian family with 18 more siblings Jason’s life has always been in line with his family values and restrictions laid by his parents. Like all the children of Duggar’s Jason is also home schooled. The public revelation of his elder brother being responsible for molesting his younger sisters and other girls during his teenage days certainly took a toll on him just like every other member of the family. However, things in his family have again started to look up with the show “Counting On” getting high viewership in every episode.

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