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(Television Host, Author)

Josh Gates is a television host of Destination Truth and author hailing from America. He loves sports, adventure including Scuba diving and climbing mountains. Josh is married to his co-star.

Relationship Facts of Josh Gates

Josh Gates is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

When did Josh Gates separate from his wife Hallie Gnatovich?

Josh Gates is a divorced man as of 2023.

Josh Gates was married to Hallie Gnatovich on 13th September 2014. Hallie is a therapist.

Josh and Hallie met during the making of Destination Truth. Then, they started dating.

Together, they have two children, a son, Owen Indiana who was born on 9th February 2016.

His second child is a daughter, Isla Amelia Gates born in October 2018.

Hallie announced about separation from her husband Josh via her Instagram post in August 2021.

Their divorce was finalized on July 13, 2021.

Josh Gates: Biography in Details

Who is Josh Gates?

Josh Gates is an American television host and author. Josh Gates is famous for his show Destination Truth on Syfy.

Currently, he presents and co-executive produces the Travel Channel series Expedition Unknown.

Furthermore, he has also written a book named Destination Truth: Memoirs of a Monster Hunter.

Josh Gates: Birth, Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Josh Gates was born on August 10, 1977, in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, United States. He is 45 years old.

His mother is a homemaker and his father is a deep-sea diver by profession.

When Josh Gates was a kid, he would travel to exotic places with his parents.

Education, University

Talking about his education, Josh Gates completed his graduation in Archaeology and Drama from Boston’s Tufts University.

Josh Gates: Professional Life, Career, Awards

Josh Gates began his career as an explorer and climbed the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro and Mt. Aconcagua.

Furthermore, he is also a certified SCUBA diver and has worked with researchers at the University of Maryland’s archaeological excavations. So far, he has traveled to more than 100 countries.

Besides this, Josh Gates is a successful television host. He is famous for his show Destination Truth on Syfy.

In January 2015, his show Expedition Unknown premiered in the Travel Channel series.

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Caption: Josh Gates’s wife Hallie Gnatovich (Source: Biography Tribune)

Furthermore, he also wrote a book named  Destination Truth: Memoirs of a Monster Hunter.

Apart from that, the famous explorer also took part in various shows such as Beg, Borrow & Deal, and Truly Famous, as well as also hosted Ghost Hunters.

To fill the conclusion of the season and more network airtime in 2020, a SARS-CoV-2 COVID-19 2020 pandemic at-home variant of the show called Josh Gates Tonight was devised, in which Gates video chats with guests about travel and life.

Expedition: Back to the Future, a four-part special of Expedition: Unknown, premiered in 2021.

As of now, Josh Gates has been awarded the Earphones Award by Audiofile Magazine.

-This week you will find Josh on Ithaca Top 10. Check it out!

Was Gates the host of Destination Truth?

From 2007-2012, Josh Gates was the host of Destination Truth on Syfy. The show was able to deliver 1.7 million total viewers.

Lastly, this show was terminated after its fifth season.

What is the Net Worth of Josh Gates?

Josh Gates’ net worth is $3 million as of the year 2023. His annual income is $100k per year.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Josh Gates has auburn hair and blue eyes.

He is 6 ft 2 inches tall and his weight is 90kg. He is allergic to hedera helix.

Social Media

Currently, Josh Gates has more than 365k followers on Instagram, 361.9k followers on Twitter, and more than 493k followers on Facebook.


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What disease does Josh Gates have?

  • At 11 years of age, he suffered from Crohn's disease.

What does Josh Gates wear around his neck?

  • He wears a black-colored thread.

How old is Josh Gates Explorer?

  • As of 2021, he is 44 years old.

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