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Josh Gates was born on the 10th August 1977, in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts USA, and is a television producer, presenter, author, and explorer, best known for his work as a and co-executive producer as well as a host of “Destination Truth” (2007-2012), and is currently on a Travel Channel where he hosts the TV series “Expedition Unknown” (2015- ). The interesting and well-paid job increases his net worth constantly. Gate’s career on television started in 2002.
Have you ever wondered how rich Josh Gates is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Gates’ net worth is as high as $3 million. In addition to being a successful TV personality and presenter, Josh also wrote the book called “Destination Truth: Memoirs of a Monster Hunter” in 2011, and it improved his wealth too.
Josh Gates Net Worth $3 Million
Joshua Gates was raised by English parents who traveled a lot because of work. In 1995, he went to the Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts where he studied archaeology and drama, and graduated in 1999. In the meantime, Gordon traveled to Caesarea Maritima, Israel to work in deep-sea excavations from 1996 to 1998. He climbed Mt. Aconcagua in the Argentine Andes, and Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa.
After graduating from college, Josh moved to Los Angeles to pursue a photographic career and try as an on-screen actor. He appeared in numerous commercials before participating in the ESPN reality show “Beg, Borrow & Deal” in 2002. In 2003 and 2004, Gates appeared in two short films called “Party Foul”, and “Singularity”, and then in 2006, he had a role in one episode of “Flavor of Love,” starring Flavor Flav. The same year, Gates was one of the imposters as part of a sociological experiment produced by Budweiser in the show called “Truly Famous”.
Josh’s career as a host started in 2007, in the SyFy (formerly the Sci-Fi Channel) television show named “Destination Truth”. The series was popular, the highest-rated of all SyFy programs. Also in 2007, Gates hosted “Ghost Hunters: Live Halloween Special”, and was a guest in one episode of “Ghost Hunters International” in 2008. He appeared in three more short films in 2007: “Hard Cell”, “Cookie de Mayo”, and “Carpet Diem” before working on “Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files” show in 2011.
Josh is known as a creator, narrator, and producer of the paranormal television show called “Stranded” (2013), and then in 2014, he was offered a deal to host the show on Travel Channel named “Expedition Unknown,” similar to his “Destination Truth.” The premiere was in January 2015, and the investigation of missing Amelia Earhart was the topic. The second season started in October 2015, and the third one will be aired late in 2016.
Regarding his personal life, Josh Gates married Hallie Gnatovich, a former co-host from the “Destination Truth” in 2014, and the pair resides in Los Angeles. Gates is an avid photographer, qualified SCUBA diver, and member of an organization dedicated to exploration since 1904 – The Explorers Club.