Jon Gosselin Profile
Jon Gosselin is an American television personality best known for his appearances with then-wife Kate Gosselin and their eight children on the US reality TV show Jon & Kate Plus 8. Gosselin and his family received local media coverage until the sextuplets were 17 months old when Discovery Health offered the couple a reality series chronicling the lives of their family.
Jon Gosselin Age
Gosselin was born on April 1, 1977, in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, United States. He is 44 years old as of 2021.
Jon Gosselin Height
Gosselin stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Jon Gosselin Family / Jon Gosselin Parents
Gosselin is the son of Thomas Gosselin (a pediatric dentist), who was of French, Irish, and Welsh descent, and his mother Pamela Castello (née Lyum), who was born and raised in Hawaii as a second-generation Korean American. His father died on January 13, 2005.
Jon Gosselin’s Wife / Jon And Kate Gosselin
Gosselin was married to Kate Gosselin an American television personality. The two met at a company picnic on October 5, 1997, and married on June 12, 1999. Gosselin and Kate announced that they were separating on June 22, 2009. Their divorce was finalized on December 16, 2009, and Kate was granted ownership of the family home and primary custody of the children.
Jon Gosselin Children / Jon Gosselin Kids
Gosselin has eight children. His firstborn are twin girls, Cara Nicole and Madelyn “Mady” Kate, who was born on October 8, 2000, at 35 weeks gestation, five weeks premature. In the spring of 2004, his then-wife gave birth to sextuplets: sons Aaden Jonathan, Collin Thomas, and Joel Kevin, and daughters Alexis Faith, Hannah Joy, and Leah Hope who were born 10 weeks premature.
Quick Facts About Jon Gosselin
|Age||44 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Jon Gosselin Girlfriend / Jon Gosselin Dating
In January 2012, Jon began dating Liz Jannetta, a divorced mother of three who works with computers. Their relationship lasted for two years, as they broke up in September 2014 after they made an appearance on the VH1 reality show Couples Therapy. In July 2015, it was reported that Jon was in a relationship with a registered nurse called Colleen Conrad. The two have been dating since October 2014.
Jon Gosselin Divorce
It was announced on the June 22, 2009, episode of the show that the couple was separating, and those divorce proceedings had begun. Jon stated that it was Kate who wanted the divorce, while Kate stated that “Jon’s activities” left her with “no choice but to file legal procedures in order to protect” herself and the children. On December 16, 2009, their divorce was finalized. Kate was granted primary custody of the children and the ownership of the family home
Jon Gosselin’s Net Worth
Gosselin has an estimated net worth of $10 thousand.
Jon Gosselin Television fame
Gosselin and his family received local media coverage until the sextuplets were 17 months old when Discovery Health offered the couple a reality series chronicling the lives of their family. The Discovery Health special, called Surviving Sextuplets and Twins, was first aired in September 2005. One year later, the family was featured in another special titled Sextuplets and Twins: One Year Later. Both specials received high Nielsen ratings, and Discovery Health signed the couple to a series that aired beginning in April 2007.
During this time, the family was filmed for three to four days per week and received payment for appearing on the show. They soon switched over to TLC. Gosselin co-wrote Multiple Blessings: Surviving to Thriving with Twins and Sextuplets with then-wife Kate Gosselin and Beth Carson, a book that made The New York Times Best Seller list.
Jon Gosselin Job
In February 2011, Gosselin was also working for Green Pointe Energy in Pennsylvania, where he installed solar panels. In September 2013, he was also a waiter at two restaurants in Pennsylvania, near his home in Robeson Township. Later, he was reported to become a maitre d’ at one of the restaurants.
Jon Gosselin DJ
As of January 2017, he has also been working as a DJ. It was reported that the DJs 12 to 15 gigs a month in his hometown of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania.