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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.

Quick Facts

Birth date: August 10, 1977
Birth place: Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, United States
Height:5' 7" (1.7 m)
Profession:Television presenter, television producer, author
Education:Tufts University
Spouse:Hallie Gnatovich (m. 2014-)
Awards:Earphones Award by Audiofile Magazine (Gates' narration audio-book of 'A Brother's Journey')
Movies:“Party Foul” (2003), “Singularity” (2004), “Flavor of Love” (2006), “Hard Cell”, “Cookie de Mayo”, “Carpet Diem” (2007)
TV shows:“Beg, Borrow & Deal” (2002), “Destination Truth” (2007-2012), “Expedition Unknown” (2015-), “Stranded” (2013), “Expedition Unknown” (2014), “Destination Truth” (2014)
Books:Destination Truth: Memoirs of a Monster Hunter (2011)

Interesting Facts

1Has been scuba-diving since he was 10-years-old.





Expedition Unknown2015TV Series executive producer
Hacking the System: Hack Your Car2014TV Movie co-executive producer
Hacking the System: Hack Your Home2014TV Movie co-executive producer
Cesar Millan: Doggie Nightmares2013TV Movie co-executive producer
Stranded2013TV Series executive producer - 6 episodes
Destination TruthTV Series producer - 25 episodes, 2008 - 2010 co-executive producer - 4 episodes, 2011 - 2012 story producer - 1 episode, 2007



Stranded2013TV Series
Carpet Diem2007ShortBarry Parker
Cookie de Mayo2007ShortAlex
Hard Cell2007ShortLeon
Flavor of Love2006TV SeriesWaiter
Party Foul2003ShortButler

Camera Department

Camera Department

The Vest2003Short still photographer



Where's Walnuts?!2013Short thanks
Ghosts That Hunt Back2011Video very special thanks



Expedition Unknown2015-2017TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself
Expedition Unknown: Hunt for the Yeti2016TV Mini-SeriesHimself
WGN Morning News2016TV SeriesHimself
Home & Family2016TV SeriesHimself
The Trip 20162016TV MovieHimself - Host
Sidewalks Entertainment2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Larry King Now2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Ghost Hunters2007-2013TV Series documentaryHimself
Syfy 20th Anniversary Special2012TV Special documentaryHimself
Destination Truth2007-2012TV SeriesHimself - Lead Investigator / Himself
Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Ghost Hunters International2008-2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Destination Truth 2.52008TV SeriesHimself - Host
Beg, Borrow & Deal2002TV SeriesHimself

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