Josh Gates Biography
Josh Gates is a television producer, TV host, and presenter. He is known for his work on Destination Truth, Expedition Unknown, Expedition X, and Stranded. Gates was the co-executive producer and host of Destination Truth on Syfy. He is the executive producer and host of Discovery channel’s Expedition X and Expedition: Unknown. Moreover, Gates is a paranormal investigator and has appeared on Ghost Hunters and Ghost Hunter International as a guest investigator.
Josh Gates Age | Birthday
Gates is 44 years old as of 2021. He was born on August 10, 1977. The Expedition Unknown host, Josh celebrates his birthday on the 10th of August each year.
Josh Gates Parents
Gates was born in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts to his parents; Lee Gates, his father, and Sonia Gates, his mother. Josh’s father was a deep-sea diver. His mother is British.
Josh Gates Height
Gates stands at a height measurement of 6 feet and 1 inch (1.8 meters).
Josh Gates Wife
Gates was married to now ex-wife Hallie Gnatovich who is a licensed therapist and actress. The pair met on the set of Destination Truth and began dating shortly after. Gates and Hallie tied the knot in September 2014 and divorced in 2021. The ex-couple has two children; a son and a daughter.
Josh Gates Children
Gates, together with his ex-wife Hallie Gnatovich has two children; a son Owen Gates, born on February 12, 2016, and a daughter Isla Gates (born in 2018).
Josh Gates Education
Gates attended Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, co-majoring in archeology and drama.
Josh Gates Career
Gates is a television producer, television presenter, and host. He co-executive produced Syfy’s Destination Truth. He was the creator, executive producer, and narrator of Stranded also on Syfy. Gates is also the executive producer and host of Discovery Channel’s Expedition Unknown and Expedition X.
Moreover, Gates produces Ghost Nation which features Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves, and Dave Tango. He is also a paranormal investigator and has appeared as a guest investigator on Ghost Hunters and Ghost Hunters International. Gates appeared in two episodes of Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files, as a paranormal activity investigator. Besides, he hosted Ghost Hunters Live in 2008.
He is the host of Josh Gates Tonight, a television talk show.
Additionally, Gates has appeared in a number of television advertisements like Coke and Ozark Trail. He also appeared in a BMW commercial and an EA Sports commercial.
Josh Gates Expedition Unknown and Expedition X
Gates is the executive producer, host, and presenter of the Discovery Channel documentary series Expedition Unknown and Expedition X. Expedition Unknown premiered in January 2015 on Travel Channel while Expedition X premiered in February 2020 on the Discovery channel.
Expedition Unknown season 11 premieres on May 25, 2022, at 8 while Expedition X season 5 premieres on May 25, 2022, at 9 on the Discovery channel whereby “Josh’s team of investigators – scientist Phil Torres and paranormal researcher Jessica Chobot – explore the stranger side of the unknown”
Josh Gates Net worth
Gates has an estimated net worth of $ 4 million (net worth as of 2022). He is a television producer and TV presenter. He is also a paranormal investigator, TV host, and actor. Gates executive produces and hosts Expedition Unknown and Expedition X.
Josh is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @gatesygram with 358K followers as of May 2022. He is also active on Twitter under the Twitter handle @Joshuagates.