If you are a lover of watching adventures and exploring television shows, then you must have known the TV host, Josh Gates. He is a television host who helps to explore and experience the whole new world of unseen places and mountains. Gates is popularly known for presenting the Travel Channel series ‘Expedition Unknown’.
With his unique brand of humor and deep-rooted passion for off-the-map excursions in different countries, he had attracted many fan-followers. He has traveled more than ninety countries and had made the experience of those unseen place to his fan followers.
Josh gates: Bio, Family, Education
Gates was born on 10 August 1977, in Manchester-by-the-sea, Massachusetts, the United States. He was born as a son to the father who was a deep-sea diver. His mother is British but has not provided information on her.
He attended Boston’s Tufts University in Archaeology and Drama. Moreover, as a kid, he has traveled with his parents to Europe. He grew up watching his dad globetrot to exotic places of the world. These experiences had left him a big impact so at present he has earned popularity as an explorer and adventurer.
Josh gates: Career & Life Achievements
Gates first recognized as the host of ‘Destination Truth’ that aired from 2007 to 2012 on the Syfy Channel. However, before that, he has appeared as a contestant on ‘Beg, Borrow, & Deal’, a reality show on ESPN. Then he starred in 2006 series ‘Truly Famous’, sponsored by Budweiser. After that, he hosted the ‘Ghost Hunters’ live Halloween special. Following that, he made a guest appearance on the first season finale episode of ‘Ghost Hunters International’.
Further, he has also hosted the ‘Ghost Hunters’ Live 100th episode. In 2012, he has investigated paranormal activity in two episodes of ‘Fact or Faked: Paranormal files’. He has been the creator, executive producer, and narrator for the reality television show ‘Stranded’. It aired on February 2013 on the Syfy Channel. Further, he has appeared in a number of television advertisements including BMW and EA Sports video games, so on.
Furthermore, currently, he is hosting the show ‘Expedition Unknown’. He is also the executive producer of the show that airs on Discovery channel. Gates has hosted a four-hours-long Halloween special of ‘Ghost Adventures Live’ in 2018.
As a writer, he published his first book ‘Destination Truth: Memoirs of a Monster Hunter in 2011. The book contains the content of his encounter with various dangerous creatures.
Josh gates: Personal Life & Wife
Josh is a happily married man and had married to Hallie Gnatovich who was a part of his production crew on ‘Destination Truth’. She has appeared o the eight episodes in the second season of the show. Also worked with her husband and behind the camera as well. After working together in several episodes, the duo slowly attracted toward each other. Thereafter, the couple got engaged and tied a knot on 13 September 2014. Moreover, Hallie currently works as a licensed therapist and focuses on mothers aged between 20 to 30. Further, she counsels to LGBTQ couples as well as people from the entertainment industry.
They wedded in a private ceremony at the presence of their family, relatives, and close friends. It held at the Hidden Pond luxury resort in Kennebunkport, York, Maine. Together, the couple had welcomed son Owen on 12 February 2016. Additionally, Gnatovich announced her pregnancy news through a phone in an episode of ‘Destination Truth’. Then in February 2018, they had their second child daughter.
Josh gates: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Talking about his net worth, the popular TV guide has earned a huge amount from his adventurous career. As of now, his net worth has an estimation of around $3 million. Therefore, his salary is calculated at $100k per annum.
The TV guy also interacts with his fans on different social media platforms. He has the Twitter handle @joshgates with 307k followers. On Instagram, he has the account @gatesygram with 172k followers. Also, he has a Facebook account having over 367k followers.
Josh Gates: Body Measurements
The explorer has a muscular and fit body that has a height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighs 90 kg. He has dazzling hazel eyes and brown hair color. Further, there is no information on his body statistical.