Jim Bob Duggar
Jim Bob Duggar
Real Name/Full Name James Robert Duggar
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Jim Bob Duggar
Birth Place: Springdale, Arkansas, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 18 July 1965
Age/How Old: 58 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – James Lee Duggar
Mother – Mary Lester
Siblings: Sister (Deanna)
School: Shiloh Christian School
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Michelle Ruark (m. 1984)
Kids/Children Name: Joshua “Josh” James
Jana Marie
Jill Michelle
Jessa Lauren
Jinger Nicole
Joseph “Joe” Garrett
Josiah Matthew
Jedidiah Robert
Jeremiah Robert
Jason Michael
James Andrew
Justin Samuel
Jackson Levi
Johannah Faith
Jennifer Danielle
Jordyn-Grace Makiya
Josie Brooklyn
Tyler Wayne
Profession: Realtor, businessman, investor, television personality, author
Net Worth: $4 million
Last Updated: May 2024

James Robert Duggar is a well known American real estate agent. He is also a politician and a member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from the 6th district. He held the office from 1999 and continued for three years.

James has also made several television appearances that has made him well known among the common people. His most popular television shows where he worked was 19 Kids and Counting, which was first aired in the year 2008. The show was so well liked by the audience that it continued till 2015.

Well, how well do you know about Jim Bob Duggar? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jim Bob Duggar’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Jim Bob Duggar to date.

Biography and Early Life

Duggar was born on 18 July, in the year 1965, in a town called, Springdale, which is now the fourth largest city in Arkansas. He is the offspring of James Lee Duggar. Unfortunately Jim lost him in the year 2009. His mother’s name was late Mary Lester who left for the heavenly abode in the year, 2019. Jim had inherited the real estate brokerage agency run by his parents. Duggar is blessed to have an elder sister named Deanna.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jim Bob Duggar in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jim Bob Duggar’s age is 58 years old as of today’s date 23rd May 2024 having been born on 18 July 1965. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75kg in Kilograms.


Jim Bob Duggar was always a bright student. However not much information could be found regarding his complete education. But in the book, “The Duggars: 20 and Counting!”, he mentioned that he graduated from Shiloh Christian School. More efforts were made to gather information regarding his college education, but all went in vain. It is said that he started working in a grocery store after he graduated from the school, and soon got a brokerage licence.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Jim Bob Duggar With Wife Michelle Ruark
Jim Bob Duggar With Wife Michelle Ruark

Talking about Jim Duggar’s personal life, he has a very big family.  Duggar got married to Michelle Ruark in 1984. The couple is blessed to have a total of nineteen children. His first boy child, Joshua, nicknamed, josh was born in the year 1988. A couple of years later, they were gifted with a lovely twin.

They were named Jana and John-David. The list does not end here, as the following year, the couple had Jill as their third boy child. Jessa was born in the year 1992, Jinger and Joseph were born in the year 1993, and 1995 respectively. They were blessed with their last child, Josie in  2009.

Such an extensive was soon brought in front of the world as they were featured on the reality series, called, 19 Kids and Counting! The show was such  a great hit that it was aired from 2008 until 2015. The couple was also having a baby on it was in the year 2011, but unfortunately.

It was announced that Michelle had miscarried. The Duggar family is a part of the Institute in Basic Life Principles organization. They call themselves Independent Baptist Christians. The institute is a homeschooling program administered by Christian minister Bill Gothard.

Is Jim Bob Duggar Gay?

Jim Bob Duggar is a well known real estate agent. There has not been any incidents that says Jim is interested in a homosexual relationship. He is a happy family man, married to Michelle Ruark and has nineteen children.

Professional Career

Jim Duggar has a very intersting career life. He is one of the most prominent names in the real estate business. He has been part of many important deals and transactions that has made him one of the top agents in the United States. He got the experience of the real estate business from his parents who had a brokerage agency.

Later he shifted his career prospect to politics. From the year 1992, he was the member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from the 6th district. He held the office for three years. Jim was even the vice chairperson of the House Corrections and Criminal Law Subcommittee. In the year 2002, he lost the election to the Republican opposition, Senator Tim Hutchinson. After this incident, he stopped being an active part of the political party, but still holds an important position there.

Jim started writing books and published his first draft on 2 December 2008, along with his wife Michelle. The book was called, The Duggars: 20 and Counting!. The main focus of the book was to convey a story of their happy marriage, a well balanced parenting, homeschooling. They even published their second book called, A Love That Multiplies: An Up-Close View of How They Make it Work in 2011. This book dealt with preparing children for adulthood.


Jim Bob Duggar does not have a great list of achievements, but is well known for the work he has done. He is one of the most popular real estate in the United States. He has even played a great role in the development of the 6th district when he was an active member of the Arkansas House of Representatives. He is also well known as one of the best family man who looked after his family which consisted of nineteen children. This has made him feature in the television series. He surely has a great fan base

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jim Bob Duggar in 2024

Jim Bob Duggar Net Worth
Jim Bob Duggar Net Worth

As of 2024, It is believed that Jim Bob Duggar has an estimated net worth of $4 million. Such a great fortune was acquired by him as he was an eminent politician, along with the most popular real estate agent in the country. He has also worked in the television shows that has made him make such  a great fortune for himself.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Jim was nineteen when he got engaged to Michelle.
  • Jim does not allow the family members to go on a beach trip.

Jim Bob is surely an eminent name when it comes to the real estate business. He was also a great politician who was a part of the Arkansas House of Representatives for three consecutive years. Michelle and the nineteen children are very proud to have Jim as husband and a father. Thus, we all hope he is having a great time with his family and also looking after the business that he has created.


  1. they named the baby they lost a girl Jubilee Shalom her name meaning peaceful celebration for example Queen Elizabeth II will celebrate her 70th anniversary as Queen in 2022 and the 70th of her Coronation in June 2023 she ascended to the throne on February 6th 1952 upon the death of her father King George VI aged 56. the Duggars are in a religious cult that don’t believe in birth control etc. and chose to keep having kids until they couldn’t


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