Jon Gosselin is an American TV personality. Jon Gosselin became famous after appearing in the US reality TV show “Jon & Kate Plus” where he along with then-wife Kate raised their atypical family of sextuplets and Twins.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Jon Gosselin is an American TV personality (44 years) who was born in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, United State on April 1, 1977. His full name is Jonathan Keith Gosselin. His father’s name is Thomas Gosselin (French, Irish and Welsh) and his mother’s name is Pamela Castello (Korean).
Similarly, he has two brothers named, Thomas and Mark Gosselin. Moreover, he follows Christianity religion and his Zodiac sign is Aries. He belongs to Korean, French, Irish, and Welsh to Ethnicity. As of his education he studied and graduated from Wyomissing High School in 1995.
Jon worked as an IT analyst in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania. Then after giving birth to the sextuplets the couple gained the attention of the media and got invited by NBC TV Network feature the Gosselin family in ‘Home Delivery‘ a reality show in 2004.
Later, in 2005 they were featured in “Surviving Sextuplets and Twins: One year Later” which was endorsed by Discovery Communication on TV channel Discovery health on One-hour special. Then from 2007, they were featured in Jon & Kate Plus 8 / Kate Plus reality series. Later, after their divorce, the name was changed to Kate Plus 8 show.
As an author, he has written books like Multiple Blessing in 2008 with wife Kate and Beth Carson. The book debuted on number 5 on The New York Times Best Sellers list selling over 500,000 copies. Moreover, he has worked as a solar panel installer, DJ and worked as a cook for T.G.I Friday.
As of May 2020, he works as an IT director at a private, non-profit healthcare facility.
Awards and Net Worth
He hasn’t won any of the awards and nominations yet. But he could still win awards in the near future by his hard work and determination. Similarly, Jon has an estimated net worth of around $10,000. His income was once in a million and after his wife sued him in 2018 his net worth has dropped. There is no information about his house and cars.
Jon is single and divorced from Kate Gosselin. They met together while they were on the company picnic in 1997. Then after two years, they got married on June 12, 1999. Later, they knew that she was suffering from PCOS which was restricting her from pregnancy.
After the treatment, they have twins Cara and Madelyn. Again, in 2004 they were blessed with sextuplets with daughters Alexis, Leah, and Hannah and sons Joel, Collin, and Aaden. But out of seven one of the children did not survive.
He along with her wife Kate announced on June 22, 2009, episode of the reality show that they were parting away. Although, they had met with Pennsylvania attorneys on the day that the episode published to end plans for divorce rather than separation. The duo also said that their eight children will be in their Pennsylvania home, and will move back and forth to support the custody agreement.
In separate interviews, they even stated that the show would continue. But, on June 23, 2009, TLC announced that the show would be set on break effective immediately. According to TLC, the duo had moved the concentrate away from the family and instead make a variation in the dynamic, as well as the production problems that had occurred because they were no longer living together.
On August 13, 2009, they have to call the police were requested to the Gosselin family home in Wernersville, Pennsylvania after their verbal fight. His wife appeared at the home during his scheduled time with their children and was not a permission for the babysitter he was using. Nevertheless, no arrests were made and charges were not filed against either party.
However, the couple is currently divorced. They finalized their divorce on 18 December 2009.
Jon was involved in controversy after Kate called police three times in a matter of five days accusing him of being a drug dealer while working for his hand on Jockey and having an inappropriate relationship with daughter Hannah. Then Jon responded by saying that Kate will stop at nothing for what she wanted even lying to the police and it has hurt him while talking about Hannah.
Post-Jon & Kate
In February 2011, he started working for Green Pointe Energy in Pennsylvania, installing solar panels. In September 2013, he did a waiter at two restaurants in Pennsylvania, near his home in Robeson Township. Later reported he become a maitre d’ at one of the restaurants.
In January 2012, he began dating Liz Jannetta, a divorced mother of three who works with computers. Their relationship continued 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, he has been in a relationship with a registered nurse named Colleen Conrad. The duo has been dating since October 2014. As of January 2017, he worked as a DJ. On the side, he works at T.G.I. Fridays in Lancaster, Pennsylvania as a prep cook eight hours a week.
Body Measurement and Social Media
He has a height of 5 ft 6 inches (1.71m) and a weight of 80 kg (176lbs) and has a green eye as well as dark brown hair color. Other body measurements like chest-waist-hip, dress size, shoe size, biceps, etc., are not mentioned.
Jon is not very active in social media sites. However, he has an Instagram account (@jongosselin1). It has more than 152k followers. Other than that he doesn’t seem to have other accounts. Although he doesn’t have his own YouTube channel, we can find him in videos of DoctorOz and other media accounts.