The Duggars have become a household name thanks to their ever-growing squad, but it all started with Jim Bob Duggar and wife Michelle Duggar.
After marrying in 1984, Jim Bob and Michelle welcomed their first child, a son Joshua, in 1988. The couple later had 18 more children, and their youngest daughter, Josie, was born in December 2009.
The family’s daily activities were documented in TLC’s 19 children and counting for 15 seasons from 2008 to 2015. Some of the kids broke up on their own, starring Counting on, as of 2015. The show has already had 11 seasons.
The program documented the lives of the sisters. Jana, Joy-anna, Jessa and her husband Benjamin Seewald, Y Jinger. The spinoff also features the other siblings from the reality TV family, including Joseph, Josiah, and John-David, who is Jana’s twin. Jinger’s husband, Jeremy voulo, and Joy-Anna’s wife, Austin Forsyth, they also appear regularly.
As the group’s fame has grown, the Jessa sisters, Jill, Jana and Jinger wrote the book, Growing Up Duggar: It’s About Relationships, together – so has their offspring. In October 2009, Josh and his wife, Anna duggar, welcomed their first child, Mackynzie, making Jim Bob and Michelle grandparents.
The little girl arrived just two months before her grandparents welcomed their nineteenth child. Since then, the Arkansas family has added 19 more grandchildren to their squad, with two more on the way.
While the family has had its ups and downs, including Jill and her husband, Derick dillardStarting from the spinoff series in 2017 and keeping their distance from the family, the group maintains the hope that the family will always triumph.
“They’re working on some things,” Jeremy said exclusively. Us weekly in April 2021 from his in-laws. “We are giving them their time to do that … but we have a great relationship [with them]. “
The pastor added, “You always hope families are together and, you know, family is strong. There will be difficulties in all families. [and] I think that’s part of being in the public eye. Many families go through different problems, especially as children grow older. [up], and this family turns out to be the center of public attention. And so they get over it. “
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