19 Kids and Counting

American reality television show

19 Kids and Counting was an American reality television series. The series was broadcast on TLC from 2008 to 2015. It was first called 17 Kids and Counting. The name changed because the parents Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar had more children.[1] The series shows the religious lifestyle of the Duggar family.[2] The series ended after the oldest son, Josh, admitted to sexual abuse of his younger sisters.[3]

19 Kids and Counting
GenreReality
StarringThe Duggar family
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons10
No. of episodes229 (plus specials)
Production
Executive producers
ProducerSean Overbeeke
Camera setupMultiple
Running time17–44 minutes
Production companyFigure 8 Films
Original release
NetworkTLC
ReleaseSeptember 29, 2008 (2008-09-29) –
May 19, 2015 (2015-05-19)

Duggar family change

Parents

  • James Robert "Jim Bob" Duggar  – born (1965-07-18) July 18, 1965 (age 58)[4]
  • Michelle Annette Duggar (née Ruark) – born (1966-09-13) September 13, 1966 (age 57)[4]

They were married on July 21, 1984. Jim and Michelle have 19 children and permanent custody of Michelle's great-nephew Tyler.

Children

Name Date of birth Notes
1 Joshua "Josh" James (1988-03-03) March 3, 1988 (age 36)[5] Married to Anna Renee Keller. They have three sons (Marcus, Michael, and Mason) and four daughters (Mackynzie, Maryella, Meredith, and Madyson)[6]
- Caleb 1989 Miscarriage at 2-3 months gestation, unsure of gender
2 Jana Marie (1990-01-12) January 12, 1990 (age 34)[7] Single
3 John-David Married to Abbie Grace Burnett. [8] They have one daughter (Grace Annette) and one son (Charlie) [9]
4 Jill Michelle (1991-05-17) May 17, 1991 (age 33) Married to Derick Michael Dillard. They have three sons (Israel David, Samuel Scott, and Frederick Michael)
5 Jessa Lauren (1992-11-04) November 4, 1992 (age 31) Married to Benjamin Michael Seewald. They have three sons (Spurgeon Elliot, Henry Wilberforce, and George Augustine) and two daughters (Ivy Jane and Fern Elliana) [10]
6 Jinger Nicole (1993-12-21) December 21, 1993 (age 30)[7] Married to Jeremy Joseph Vuolo. They have two daughters (Felicity Nicole and Evangeline Jo) [11]
7 Joseph Garrett (1995-01-20) January 20, 1995 (age 29)[12] Married to Kendra Renee Caldwell.[13] They have two sons (Garrett David and Justus) and two daughters (Addison Renee and Brooklyn Praise) [14]
8 Josiah Matthew (1996-08-28) August 28, 1996 (age 27)[5] Married to Lauren Milagro Swanson. They have two daughters (Bella Milagro and Daisy [15] and one son (Ezra).
9 Joy-Anna "Joy" (1997-10-28) October 28, 1997 (age 26)[7] Married to Austin Martyn Forsyth. They have two sons (Gideon Martyn and Gunner James) and one daughter (Evelyn Mae).[16]
10 Jedidiah Robert (1998-12-30) December 30, 1998 (age 25)[5] Married to Katelyn Koryn Nakatsu. They have one son (Truett Oliver) and one daughter (Nora Kate).
11 Jeremiah Robert Married to Hannah Marlys Wissmann. They have two daughters (Brynley Noelle and Brielle Grace).
12 Jason Michael (2000-04-21) April 21, 2000 (age 24)[5]
13 James Andrew (2001-07-07) July 7, 2001 (age 22)[5]
14 Justin Samuel (2002-11-15) November 15, 2002 (age 21) Married to Claire Yvonne Spivey
15 Jackson Levi[17] (2004-05-23) May 23, 2004 (age 19)[5]
16 Johannah Faith (2005-10-11) October 11, 2005 (age 18)[7][18]
17 Jennifer Danielle[19] (2007-08-02) August 2, 2007 (age 16)[7]
18 Jordyn-Grace Makiya[20] (2008-12-18) December 18, 2008 (age 15)[7]
19 Josie Brooklyn[21] (2009-12-10) December 10, 2009 (age 14) [7]
- Jubilee Shalom Early December 2011 Stillborn at 19 weeks gestation, due April 2012
"20" Tyler Wayne Hutchins (2008-02-10) February 10, 2008 (age 16) [7] Michelle Duggar's great-nephew. He was adopted after his mother gave him up because of felony charges and his grandmother having a stroke.


Grand-Children

Name Date of birth Parents Notes
1 Mackynzie Renée Duggar (2009-10-08) October 8, 2009 (age 14) Josh and Anna home birth
- Baby Duggar Sometime in 2010 Early miscarriage
2 Michael James Duggar (2011-06-15) June 15, 2011 (age 12) home birth
3 Marcus Anthony Duggar (2013-06-02) June 2, 2013 (age 10)
4 Israel David Dillard (2015-04-06) April 6, 2015 (age 9) Jill and Derick emergency c-section
5 Meredith Grace Duggar (2015-07-16) July 16, 2015 (age 8) Josh and Anna home birth
6 Spurgeon Elliot Seewald (2015-11-05) November 5, 2015 (age 8) Jessa and Ben home birth
7 Henry Wilberforce Seewald (2017-02-06) February 6, 2017 (age 7)
8 Samuel Scott Dillard (2017-07-08) July 8, 2017 (age 6) Jill and Derick c-section
9 Mason Garrett Duggar (2017-09-12) September 12, 2017 (age 6) Josh and Anna home birth
10 Gideon Martyn Forsyth (2018-02-23) February 23, 2018 (age 6) Joy-Anna and Austin emergency c-section
11 Garrett David Duggar (2018-06-08) June 8, 2018 (age 5) Joseph and Kendra hospital birth
12 Felicity Nicole Vuolo (2018-07-19) July 19, 2018 (age 5) Jinger and Jeremy hospital birth
- Asa Duggar October 2018 Josiah and Lauren Miscarriage at 5 weeks gestation
13 Ivy Jane Seewald (2019-05-26) May 26, 2019 (age 4) Jessa and Ben home birth
- Annabell Elise Forsyth July 2019 Joy-Anna and Austin Stillborn at 20 weeks gestation
- Halleli Grace Vuolo November 2019 Jinger and Jeremy Miscarriage at 10 weeks gestation
14 Addison Renee Duggar (2019-11-02)November 2, 2019 (age &&&&&&&&&&&016604 years) Joseph and Kendra
15 Bella Milagro Duggar (2019-11-08)November 8, 2019 (age &&&&&&&&&&&016534 years) Josiah and Lauren
16 Maryella Hope Duggar (2019-11-27)November 27, 2019 (age &&&&&&&&&&&016354 years) Josh and Anna
17 Grace Annette Duggar (2020-01-07)January 7, 2020 (age &&&&&&&&&&&015944 years)[22] John and Abbie
- Baby Seewald Mid 2020 Jessa and Ben Early miscarriage
18 Evelyn Mae Forsyth (2020-08-21)August 21, 2020 (age &&&&&&&&&&&013673 years) Joy and Austin
19 Evangeline Jo Vuolo (2020-11-22)November 22, 2020 (age &&&&&&&&&&&012743 years) Jinger and Jeremy
20 Brooklyn Praise Duggar (2021-02-19)February 19, 2021 (age &&&&&&&&&&&011853 years) Joseph and Kendra
21 Fern Elliana Seewald (2021-07-18) July 18, 2021 (age 2) Jessa and Ben hospital birth
- River Bliss Dillard October 2021 Jill and Derick Early Miscarriage
22 Madyson Lily Duggar (2021-10-23)October 23, 2021 (age &&&&&&&&&&&&09392 years 6 months) Josh and Anna
23 Daisy Duggar (2022-03-16) March 16, 2022 (age 2) Josiah and Lauren
24 Truett Oliver Duggar (2022-05-02) May 2, 2022 (age 2) Jedidiah and Katey hospital birth
25 Justus Duggar (2022-05-26) May 26, 2022 (age 23 months) Joseph and Kendra
26 Frederick Michael Dillard (2022-07-07) July 7, 2022 (age 22 months) Jill and Derick
27 Charlie Duggar (2022-09-12) September 12, 2022 (age 20 months) John and Abbie
- Baby Seewald December 2022 Jessa and Ben Early miscarriage
28 Brynley Noelle Duggar (2022-12-25) December 25, 2022 (age 16 months) Jeremiah and Hannah
29 Ezra Duggar May 2023 Josiah and Lauren
30 Gunner James Forsyth (2023-05-17) May 17, 2023 (age 12 months) Joy-Anna and Austin hospital birth
31 Nora Kate Duggar (2023-05-24) May 24, 2023 (age 11 months) Jedidiah and Katey hospital birth
32 George Augustine Seewald (2023-12-19) December 19, 2023 (age 5 months) Jessa and Ben hospital birth
33 Brielle Grace Duggar (2024-02-25) February 25, 2024 (age 2 months) Jeremiah and Hannah
- Isla Marie Dillard April 2024 Jill and Derick Stillborn at 4 months gestation
Name Date of Birth Notes
Mary Duggar (née Lester) Jim Bob's mother (1941-05-26) May 26, 1941 (age 82) She lived with Jim Bob's family and died on June 9,2019
Deanna L Duggar (ex Jordan) Jim Bob's sister (1963-07-08) July 8, 1963 (age 60) mother of Amy Rachelle; former wife of Terry Jordan
Amy Rachelle King (née Duggar) Jim Bob's niece (1986-09-30) September 30, 1986 (age 37) Deanna Duggar and Terry Jordan's daughter, married to Dillon King; mother of a son, Daxton Ryan King.
Daxton Ryan King Amy & Dillion King's Son (2019-10-09) October 9, 2019 (age 4) Jim Bob's grandnephew

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