Josh Gates is a popular television producer, presenter and also an author of American nationality who was the co-executive producer and host of the show, Destination truth that was aired on the SYFY network. Currently, he is hosting the famous series called, Exception Unknown which is on the showcased on the Travel Channel. He is also the co-executive producer of the show. Years of hard work and dedication has assisted him to secure a good amount of fortune till date. So without further doing, let’s check out Josh’s net worth in 2018.
Josh gates early life
Josh gates were born in United States, Massachusetts in the year 1977. This famous personality is a professional scuba diver who is scuba diving from a very young age. He is known for his Explorer skills. He is married to Hallie Gnatovich with whom he has one son. Hallie was the co-host of the show, Destination Truth. Gates has done some pretty bold expeditions like climbing Mt. Aconcagua in Argentina and Mt. Kilimanjaro that is situated in Africa. Josh gates have been an active member of the archaeological expedition team for Caesarea Maritima (situated in Israel) for University of Maryland. Here Josh worked as a scuba diver to gain a better understanding of harbor complex of this ancient city which is submerged. He has worked along with researchers on this project. He is also part of The explorers club and has been to almost 100 countries. In the year 2011, Josh Gates released his first book known as Destination truth – Memoirs of a monster hunter. This book was published by Simon and Schuster and it is about the various encounters of Josh with deadly creatures.
Josh gates Career, Awards & Achievement
Presently Josh is hosting the show, expedition unknown that airs on the Travel channel. The show was first broadcasted in the year 2015 and it is rewarding Gates’ journey throughout the world as he encounters with legendary mysteries. Previously during 2007 to 2012, Josh used to host SYFY’s show, Destination Truth. The show on its second season had a huge number of viewers which was estimated to be around 1.7 million. In the year 2008, Josh met with Joe Rohde when he travelled to Walt Disney world of Florida.
Joe Rohde is the designer for Walt Disney Imagineering and he was presented with the cast for Yeti by Josh. In the year 2002, Josh gates were part of the show, Beg, borrow and deal. He was part of this reality game show as a contestant. Budweiser sponsored a show called, Truly famous which cast Josh gates. He also hosted the show, Ghost hunter live Halloween special in the year 2007 and in the next year he made a guest appearance on the same show. He has also been part of the show, Fact or faked where he was part of the paranormal activity investigation team. Josh gates have also done voice-over work for the audiobook, A brother’s journey.
Awards and achievements
In the year 2016, Josh gates received the best host award in Cablefax program awards. He won this award for Expedition unknown.
Net worth of Josh Gates
The net worth of Josh Gates is estimated to be around $4 million. He is a famous television host and has hosted shows and has been the co-executive producer as well.
Josh Gates is a great scuba driver who has been doing this since he was only ten years old. Josh gates have always led an adventurous life and had gone on many expeditions. He met his future wife on the set of a show that he used to co-host and they are happily married with one son. Both professionally and personally he is well established and has a huge fan base.