Josh Gates

Josh Gates


The American TV presenter, TV producer, and author, Josh Gates is a former host of the Syfy channel series, Destination Truth that highlights some of the world’s mysterious and unknown places. He currently hosts and co-executive produces the Travel Channel series ‘Expedition Unknown.’

Early Life and Education

Josh Gates was born in Massachusetts, United States of America. He was raised by his parent in his birthplace Massachusetts. After accomplishing his school level, he attended the Tufts University and completed his graduation.

Regarding his nationality, Gates is an American and as far as his ethnicity, Gates is a White American.

Professional Career

Josh Gates is currently working with ‘Expedition Unknown on Travel Channel as the host and executive producer. The program aired in January 2015 and follows him around the world as he explores the world’s most enduring legends and mysterious. Previously, he also worked for ‘Destination Truth’ on the Syfy Channel from 2007 to 2012.

In the year 2008, Gates traveled to Walt Disney World in Florida to meet with the executive designer of Walt Disney Imagineering Joe Rohde. Furthermore, he also hosted the ‘Ghost Hunters in 2007, before making his guest appearance on the mid-first-season finale episode of ‘Ghost Hunters International.’

In 2006, Gates featured in TV series, ‘Truly Hunters’, after working as a contestant on a reality and game show of ESPN’s ‘Beg, Borrow & Deal’ in 2002. Besides, he has also published his first book, Destination Truth: Memoirs of a Monster Hunter.

Gates is likewise an avid SCUBA diver as well as a photographer.

Personal Life

Josh Gates is a married man. Gates is married to her long-time girlfriend Hallie Gnatovich since 2014. Gates’ wife Hallie Gnatovich is a former co-host and co-executive producer of ‘Destination Truth.’

The tv presenter, Gates met Gnatovich in a 2007 Syfy Channel’s show, Destination Truth, Where she worked as the co-star for the show.

From 2007 to 2012, the pair worked together and during that period they fell in love with each other and eventually began a love affair.

After several years of dating, the pair eventually decided to tie the knot and therefore married on 13 September 2014. Within a year of their marriage, Josh received an emergency call from his wife, during the 2015 episode of ‘Expedition Unknown about Christopher Columbus and she told Gates that she was pregnant.

This brought an unconditional happiness to his life and soon they welcomed their first child, a baby boy named Owen in February 2016. Josh Gates is living a happily married life with his wife, Hallie Gnatovich and child in LA without any divorce rumors.

Net Worth

Josh Gates estimated has made quite an impressive amount of money from his career as a TV presenter, TV producer, as well as author. As of 2017, Gates has an estimated a net worth of $3 million. The credit to such a hefty net worth goes to his multiple professions and talent.

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