Josh Gates is a popular television presenter, author, and producer from America. He is best known as the host and producer of the paranormal reality television series “Destination Truth” which aired on the Syfy channel.
At present, he is the host of the television series “Expedition Unknown” which broadcasts on the Travel channel. Now let’s have a close look on the net worth of Josh Gates in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Josh Gates was born on 10 August 1977 in Massachusetts, United States. Since childhood, he was interested in scuba diving. Hence he became a certified SCUBA driver. He is known for his exploration as he has climbed Mt. Aconcagua which is located in Argentina and Mt. Kilimanjaro which is present in Africa. Gates is also the member of the archaeological expedition group of Caesarea Maritima for the University of Maryland from 1996 to 1998.
He has traveled more than 100 nations all over the world and was included in “The Explorers Club”.
Josh Gates is married Hallie Gnatovich who was his co-host of the television series “Destination Truth” in the year 2014. The following year they became the parents of a son.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Josh Gates started his television career in the year 2002 when he became one of the contestants of the reality game show ” Beg, Borrow & Deal” which aired on the ESPN network.
Later he got the lead role in the television series “Truly Famous” which was sponsored by Budweiser. In 2007, he hosted the reality television series “Ghost Hunters”. The show was highly appreciated by the fans and became the number one show in prime time.
He hosted the show’s 100th episode from the sets of the Saturday Night Live.
He is also the producer and creator of the television series “Stranded” which aired on the SyFy channel in the year 2013.
He has also given his voice for the audiobook of Richard B. Pelzer which was known as “A Brother’s Journey”. He received the “Earphones Award” for his work by the Audiofile Magazine.
Gates hosted the television show “Destination Truth” which aired on the SyFy channel from 2007 to 2012. He is also the host of the television series “Expedition Unknown” which airs on the Travel channel.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The estimated net worth of Josh Gates is considered to be more than $4 million. This huge wealth is the result of his illustrious career as a host and producer.
He has produced several successful television shows which garnered high ratings including the television series “Stranded” which is said to be the best Paranormal Activity film franchise.
Gates is also an author and has published a book “Destination Truth: Memoirs of a Monster Hunter” in the year 2011.
He has also appeared in several television advertisements including of Stanley Tools, BMW, EA Sports video games.
Josh Gates is one of the most renowned television presenters and producers in the world. He has lived an adventures life and has even summited the highest mountain peaks in the world.