Who is Kate Gosselin and what is her net worth 2018? Kate Gosselin is a television personality who has achieved international recognition by appearing on the reality television show called ‘Jon & Kate Plus 8’. She is profiled as she raised her atypical family of twins and sextuplets. Her husband Jon Gosselin has also appeared in the show which ran from 2007 onwards. She first appeared on the reality TV show Home Delivery on NBC. Gosselin was also a contestant on the show ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Season 10. She has also written many books in her career including ‘I Just Want You To Know’.
Katie Irene “Kate” Gosselin was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 28, 1975. She was born as Katie Irene Kreider to parents Kenton Eugene Kreider and Charlene Ruth Kreider. Gosselin has got four other siblings named Kendra, Clarissa, Christen, and Kevin. She completed her diploma in nursing from the Reading Hospital and Medical Center and became a registered nurse. In Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, she worked as a delivery nurse.
She met Jon Gosselin in 1997 and got married to him in June 1999. In October 2000, her twin girls Madelyn “Mady” and Cara were born. She was unable to conceive and got pregnant through fertility treatment. In May 2004, Gosselin gave birth to sextuplets at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center.
The sextuplets included three boys named Joel, Collin, and Aaden and three girls named Leah, Hannah, and Alexis. The birth was conceived after a gestation of 30 weeks and the sextuplets were premature by 10 weeks. The newly-born were kept on ventilators as they were they were earlier at birth. She divorced her husband in 2009. The custody of the children has been granted to Kate Gosselin.
With the birth of her sextuplets, Kate Gosselin appeared on the show Home Delivery. In 2005, she appeared in ‘Surviving Sextuplets and Twins’ on Discovery Health. In 2007, she appeared in the ‘Jon & Kate Plus 8’ along with her husband. The show was first telecasted on Discovery Health Channel and after two seasons it was aired on TLC (The Learning Channel). In 2009, the show was renamed to ‘Kate Plus 8’. In 2010, she appeared in ‘Dancing with the Stars’ and was partnered with dancer Tony Dovolani.
In the same year, it was announced that she will appear in a new show called ‘Twist of Kate’ on TLC. In June 2010, it was announced that she would be co-hosting the show ‘The View’ she has previously co-hosted the show twice. In 2013, she appeared in an episode of ‘Celebrity Wife Swap’. In November 2016, another new season of ‘Kate Plus 8’ was premiered on TLC. Gosselin has also written 3 non-fiction books in her career.
Kate Gosselin’s first book entitled ‘Multiple Blessings’ sold over 500,000 copies. Released in 2009, her second book called ‘Eight Little Faces’ debuted at #5 in The New York Times Best Sellers list.
Kate Gosselin Net Worth
Kate Gosselin has found considerable success after the birth of her sextuplets. She has appeared in various TV reality shows in her career with regards to her sextuplets. Kate Gosselin’s net worth is an estimated $300 thousand. She is also a writer and three out of her four books have found a place in The New York Times Best Sellers list. In 2014, she has appeared in the show ‘Kate Plus Eight: Sextuplets Turn 10’. In the same year, she also starred in the reality TV series ‘The Apprentice’. In 2008, she appeared in an episode of ‘Say Yes to the Dress’.
In 2010, it was announced that Gosselin would be appearing in ‘The Bachelorette’ however, the rumours were quelled by the makers of the show. Her divorce with Jon Gosselin received a lot of media attention and was also telecasted in an episode of ‘Jon & Kate Plus 8’. She completed her nursing from Reading, Pennsylvania and has worked as a nurse for labor and delivery in Wyomissing in Pennsylvania. To witness the staging of ‘Jon & Kate Plus 8’ more than 500 people turned up in the First Assembly of God Church at Marcy in New York.