Derick Dillard statement on Dillard’s marrying young! Know about his age, married life with Jill Duggar and children

After the news of Jill Duggar‘s younger brother Justin Duggar, 18 got engaged, one of the fans asked why the Duggars rush into marriage at a young age.

To the fans’ question, Derick Dillard, husband of Jill Duggar Dillard joked about getting a physical after marriage.

The Instagram user commented,

“Why do you guys rush to marry life. He’s a kid and Claire too!!!”

Derick Dillard and Jill Dillard (Source: In Touch Weekly)

To which Derick replied,

“because we want to have sex.”

Jill does not seem to have any problem with Derick’s joke as she responded saying that Derick is more popular. However, fans are concerned about Justin and his fiance Claire being too young. They got engaged on 16th November 2020 after announcing their courtship.

What is the age of Derick Dillard?

Derick Dillard was born on 9th March 1989 in Arkansas, United States and he is 31 years old at present. He is the son of Rick Dillard and Cathy Dillard. His father Rick expired on 18th January 2008 after a heart condition. Dillard grew up in Rogers, Arkansas. He worked in Nepal with Jill’s father.

Derick attended Oklahoma State University in the year 2007. He graduated from there in 2011 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, and Economics. At present, he is attending the University of Arkansas law school. He appeared on the show 19 Kids and Counting along with his wife Jill.

TV star Derick Dillard (Source: Showbiz Cheat Sheet)

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Derick Dillard and Jill Dillard’s married life

Derick Dillard and Jill Duggar were first brought together by Jill’s father. They used to text, skype, and email each other for months before meeting until they fall in love. They walked down the aisle after a year on 21st June 2014 at Cross Church in Springdale, Arkansas.

Similarly, they shared their first kiss at the wedding in front of more than 1,000 guests as Jill comes from a conservative family. Her family forbids any physical contact with the opposite sex before marriage, “revealing” clothes (meaning anything exposing shoulders or knees) as well as dancing, alcohol, and non-religious music.

His brother Dan became his best man while groomsmen were Jill’s brothers John-David and Joseph Duggar. Jackson Duggar was the ring bearer. They went to Kill Devil Hills, for honeymoon and later settled in Northwest Arkansas. On 20th August 2014, Jill and Derick announced that she was pregnant with their first child.

Jill Duggar and her family
Jill Duggar and her family (Source: In Touch Weekly)

Jill gave birth to a son Israel Derick Dillard on 6th April 2015 through C-section. Again, on 20th December 2016, they announced that Jill was pregnant for the second time. Likewise, their son Samuel Scott Dillard was born on 8th July 2017 also via C-section.

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Short bio on Jill Dillard

Arkansas-born Jill Duggar Dillard is a popular TV personality. Gorgeous Jill is also a midwife. Furthermore, she is famous as the second out of 19 children of real estate agent Jim Bob Duggar.

Presently, she is a prominent figure in the media for her appearance in TLC reality television shows “19 Kids and Counting”. She featured on that show from 2008 to 2015. Additionally, she is also famous for starring in “Jill & Jessa: Counting On”. Read more bio…