Who is Jim Bob Duggar and what is his net worth 2018? Jim Bob Duggar is a politician. He is also a real estate agent and a television personality. He was part of the lower house of the Arkansas General Assembly for three years from 1999 to 2002. He was also part of the Judiciary Committee in his years as a politician. Jim has made an appearance on The Learning Channel’s reality show ’19 Kids and Counting’. The show ran for 7 years from 2008 to 2015. He has made his name from the years of hard work in both politics and real estate business.
Jim Robert Duggar known as Jim Bob Duggar was born on 18 July 1965, in Springdale, Arkansas. He was born to parents Jimmy Lee Duggar and Mary Lester. He is younger of the two children. His elder sister’s name is Deanna. Jim’s mother Mary owns real estate agency. He is a licensed Realtor and he owns several commercial lands.
Jim Bob Duggar has an interesting life as a parent. He married Michelle Ruark on July 21, 1984. The couple has nineteen children together. Interestingly, all their kids’ names start with the letter ‘J’. They have eleven daughters and nine sons. They had twins twice. This feat got the family on a reality TV show ’19 Kids and Counting’. Michelle was pregnant with their 20th child, but an unfortunate incident of miscarriage happened. Jim and Michelle have nine grandchildren now.
Jim Bob Duggar has had quite a career in politics. He served Arkansas House of Representatives which is also known as a lower house of the Arkansas General Assembly for three years. He was part of the house from 1999 to 2002. He also took part in committees such as Insurance, Commerce and Judiciary committee.
He is also a Republican. Jim ran in Republican primary election for United States Senate but was defeated by his opponent ‘Tim Hutchinson’. He also sought a Republican nomination for District 35 seat in Arkansas State Senate in 2006 but was again defeated by his opponent ‘Bill Pritchard’. Jim has done very well in his real estate business. He owns several commercial properties in Springdale.
He alongside his family has made numerous appearances on the television show ’19 Kids and Counting’. The TV show was started after the birth of his 19th child in 2008.
Jim Bob Duggar Net Worth
Jim Bob Duggar has been involved in politics for many years now. He also runs a very successful real estate business. He has made most of his wealth from these two activities. He has also earned a part of his wealth from the reality TV show his family appears on. Jim Bob Duggar has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
Jim Bob Duggar did not have much luck in his political career but he has been successful in his real estate business. He has an interesting personal life. The fact that he has nineteen kids has made him a lot more famous too.