Joshua James Duggar

Birth Name:

Joshua James Duggar




March 3, 1988 (1988-03-03) (age 30)




Anna Duggar
(September 26, 2008 - present)


Mackynzie Duggar (daughter)
Michael Duggar (son)
Marcus Duggar (son)
Meredith Duggar (daughter)
Mason Duggar (son)


Michelle Duggar (mother)
Jim Bob Duggar (father)


Jana, Jill, Jessa, Jinger, Joy-Anna, Johannah, Jennifer, Jordyn-Grace & Josie (sisters)
John-David, Joseph, Josiah, Jedidiah, Jeremiah, Jason, James, Justin & Jackson (brothers)

Social media

Twitter: @joshduggar
Instagram: @joshduggar

Joshua James Duggar (born March 3, 1988) is the first child born to Jim Bob Duggar & Michelle Duggar.

Early life

He accepted Christ at the age of seven, was homeschooled and graduated from High School at the age of sixteen. His father entered politics in Arkansas in 1998, serving two terms as a State Legislator in the Arkansas House of Representatives. Josh was intrigued with politics at an early age and now does part-time consulting for elected officials and political candidates with a small company he founded in Arkansas in 2006, Strategic Political Services.

In 2003 the Duggar family filmed their first show with the Discovery Health Channel called, “14 Children and Pregnant Again!” after its premiere it became the top rated show for the network. Having done over 5 documentaries with DHC and TLC (The Learning Channel), the Jim Bob & Michelle Duggar family now have their own reality series that premiered in late September 2008, now called “19 Kids & Counting!”

In 2007, Josh started a pre-owned wholesale car dealership in Northwest Arkansas,Champion Motorcars. In 2010, they opened their second location. He now owns & manages the dealership full time. Josh also pursues other various entrepreneurial adventures as time allows. His parents released the first book about their family in December 2008 entitled, “The Duggar Family: 20 and Counting!” His father, Jim Bob, is a commercial real estate investor and full-time father of 19 children.


Josh is married to Anna Duggar (neé Keller). The couple has five children: Mackynzie Renée, Michael James, Marcus Anthony, Meredith Grace and Mason Garrett.


19 Kids and Counting was cancelled, when some things about Josh's past came to light. To read a full recap of the events, click here.

8 things to know about Joshua

Favorite Bible Verse:
Joshua 1:9

Favorite Bible Character:

Favorite Song:
"How Great Thou Art"

Favorite Episode:
A Very Duggar Wedding

Executive Director, Family Research Council Action

Favorite Food:
Chili Frito Pie

Favorite Past-Time:
Spending time with my wife & kids

Favorite Family Trip:


  • Marcus, Mackynzie, Anna, Mason, Josh, Meredith & Michael.
  • Josh, Mason, Anna, Meredith, Marcus, Mackynzie & Michael.