A Look at Josiah Duggar’s 18 Siblings and Their Diverse Paths

The Duggar family used to be super famous on TLC but who are the Josiah Duggar siblings?

They had a show called “19 Kids and Counting” that people loved.

It showed Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar and their 19 kids.

The show followed their lives, like when Michelle was pregnant or when their older kids started dating.

Lots of people watched the show, making it popular.

But then, bad stuff came out about the family.

Their oldest son, Josh, did some terrible things to his sisters when he was young.

Because of this, TLC had to cancel the show in 2015.

Even though the big show ended, TLC still had another one with the older Duggar kids.

But that show got canceled too in 2021.

This time, it was because Josh got in trouble again.

He was arrested for having bad pictures of kids.

Now, the Duggar family isn’t as famous anymore, but people still want to know about them.

If you’re curious, keep reading to learn about all 19 Duggar kids.

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An infographic with 10 facts about Joshua Duggar’s siblings, PHOTO CREDIT: Siblingspedia.com.


 Joshua Duggar

Jana’s older brother is Joshua Duggar.

He was born in 1988 and is now 34 years old.

When he was young, he learned to play the piano from Ruth Anita Anderson and later took violin lessons.

Joshua met his wife Anna at a homeschooling convention in 2006.

They began dating shortly after and got married two years later.

Their wedding was held at Buford Grove Baptist Church in Hilliard, Florida, in September 2008.

They have seven children.

In recent years, Joshua has been in the news because of a child pornography case.

In 2022, he was sentenced to more than 12 years in federal prison for having child pornography.

Jana Duggar

Jana Duggar is the first daughter and second child of Jim Bob and Michelle.

She was born in 1990 and is now 32 years old.

Unlike her siblings, Jana hasn’t married and is still single.

She lives with her parents, often working on various household tasks and projects.

For example, she built a big tree house for her younger siblings and tended to the family’s organic garden.

Jana also enjoys renovating and redecorating.

Besides, she looks after her younger Duggar siblings and her nieces and nephews.

John-David Duggar

John-David is Jana’s twin brother.

He was born just a few minutes after his sister and is therefore the younger of the two.

In 2018, John-David began dating Abbie, who is a nurse from Oklahoma.

They got engaged the next month, and John-David proposed to her on a vintage airplane.

They got married in November of the same year, and more than a thousand people came to their wedding.

Jill Dillard Duggar

Jill Dillard was born in 1991.

She’s 31 years old now.

She met her husband in 2011 when he came to her house for Christmas caroling.

They don’t remember meeting each other then.

In 2014, Derrick proposed to Jill after asking her father.

They got married in June 2014.

Soon after, Jill got pregnant.

They have three sons together now.

An image of Derick and Jill Dillard and their three sons
Jill Dillard.


Jessa Seewald

Jessa Seewald, born in 1992, is now 29 years old.

She met her husband, z when he visited her family’s hometown.

They first saw each other at church.

Ben, who was friends with Joseph and Josiah Duggar, worked to save money to visit Jessa’s family.

After a while, he bravely asked Jessa’s father for her phone number.

They got to know each other more and got married in November 2014.

Jinger Vuolo

Jinger Vuolo, born in 1993, is now 28.

She met Jeremy in May 2015 when she visited Jessa and Ben Seewald.

They started their courtship later than other Duggar family members, over a year after meeting.

But then they quickly got engaged the next month and married in November.

Joseph Duggar

Joseph Duggar was born in 1995.

He’s 27 years old now.

When he was young, he traveled a lot with his family.

They went to Disneyland, New York City, Niagara Falls, Scotland, Ireland, London, Israel, China, and Japan.

He met his wife Kendra at Lighthouse Baptist Church.

Her dad was the pastor.

They got married in September 2017 and now have three kids.

Josiah Duggar

Josiah Duggar, born in 1996, is 25 years old now.

Before he got engaged to Lauren, he began a courtship with Marjorie Jackson, whose mom taught Spanish to Josiah and his siblings.

Sadly, Marjorie ended their courtship suddenly in March 2016.

But Josiah didn’t stop looking for love.

Two years later, he began a new courtship with Lauren Swanson.

They got married in June 2018.

Joy-Anna Forsyth

Joy-Anna Forsyth, 24 years old, was born in 1997.

She married her long-time friend Austin Forsyth.

They began dating in November 2016, got engaged in March 2017, and married in May of that year.

They have two children now.

Jedidiah Robert Duggar

Jedidiah Robert Duggar, born in 1998, is now 23 years old.

Unlike his siblings, Jedidiah and his wife chose to keep their courtship private.

They met in 2019 and married in 2021.

They have a son named Truett.

Fun Fact:

Jedidiah is into politics.

In 2020, he ran for the Arkansas House of Representatives in District 89 as a Republican.

Jeremiah Duggar

Jeremiah Duggar, 23 years old, married Hannah Duggar.

They’re young and don’t have kids yet.

They got engaged at Holy Family Shrine in Gretna after dating for three months.

They honeymooned at Atlantis Paradise Island in The Bahamas.

Jason Duggar

Jason Duggar, born in 2000, is 22 years old now.

He’s single, unlike his siblings.

This might be because he’s still young.

In 2017, Jason and his father co-signed a three-bedroom house.

But it’s not clear if he’ll sell it or keep it for himself.

James Duggar

James Duggar was born in 2001 and now he’s 21.

He is the thirteenth child of Jim Bob and Michelle.

Like his brothers and sisters, James learned at home.

He finished high school in 2019 and had a party with his family.

In 2006, he and his family moved to a new house in Springdale, Arkansas.

There, he got a room with his brothers in a dormitory.

An image of James Duggar
James Duggar.


Justin Duggar

Justine Duggar, born in 2002, is 19 years old now.

Despite being young, she’s already married to Claire Duggar.

They began dating during Covid-19 in September 2020.

But that didn’t stop them from getting married in February 2021, turning their dreams into reality.

They haven’t had any kids yet.

Jackson Duggar

Jackson Duggar, Jana’s youngest brother, was born in 2004.

He is now 18 years old.

He was born at Washington Regional Medical Center through an emergency C-section.

His birth was shown on TV on the Discovery Health Channel special called 14 Children and Pregnant Again, making it the first Duggar birth aired.

Jackson also served as the ring bearer in several of his siblings’ weddings.

Johannah Duggar

Johannah Duggar, born in 2005, is 16 years old now.

She’s not married yet because she’s young.

But in May 2021, there were rumors about her dating a boy named Carver Bowers.

However, Carver publicly said they were only friends and denied any romantic relationship.

Jennifer Duggar

Jennifer Duggar, born in 2007, is one of the youngest in the Duggar family.

She’s now 15 years old. Jennifer is Jim Bob and Michelle’s seventh daughter and 17th child.

She’s learning to play both the piano and the violin.

Jennifer joined in all her siblings’ weddings and sang at her family friend Priscilla Keller’s wedding in 2012.

Jordyn-Grace Duggar

Jordyn-Grace Duggar is Jana’s second youngest sister.

She was born in 2008 and is now 13 years old.

In late 2009, her family moved to Cornish House in Little Rock, Arkansas.

They moved because Jordyn-Grace’s younger sister, Josie, was born too early.

Luckily, Josie got better and could leave the hospital, so the whole family went back home.

Josie Duggar

Josie Duggar is Jana’s youngest sister.

She was born in 2009 and is now 12 years old.

Josie was born very early by C-section when her mom was 25 weeks pregnant.

When she was born, Josie only weighed one pound and six ounces.

She finally left the hospital in April 2010, about four months after she was born.

Fun fact: Josie was born in December, making her a Sagittarius.


The Duggar family used to be TV stars on TLC with their show “19 Kids and Counting.” But bad things happened when it was revealed their oldest son, Josh, did bad things to his sisters.

This made their show stop in 2015.

Even though they tried to come back on TV, more bad things with Josh made their shows cancel again.

Now, they’re not as famous as before.

People still want to know about them, especially their other kids.


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