Jana Duggar Biography

Jana Duggar is a television personality from the United States. She is best known for her TLC appearances on the reality shows 19 Kids and Counting and Counting On.

Early Life

Jana was born on January 12, 1990, in the Tontitown, Arkansas, U.S.Duggar and her twin brother, John-David, were born in Tontitown, Arkansas, as the first set of twins in the family and the first daughter of Jim Bob Duggar and Michelle Ruark. Their parents went on to have a total of seventeen children, ten boys, and nine girls. As Jana Duggar grew older, her parents assigned her the task of assisting her younger siblings with their homework. Jana took her GED test at the age of 16.

As a child, She began attending piano lessons from the teacher Ruth Anita Anderson, whom she and her siblings affectionately referred to as “Nana.” She also studied the violin. Jana has been observed playing the harp, but it’s unclear when she first learned to play as an adult. She was a regular student at Bill Gothard’s Institute for Basic Life Principles as a kid.

Jana Duggar Career

Duggar rose to prominence as a member of the family portrayed in the 2004 documentary 14 Children. The Discovery Health Channel aired the documentary. In 2006, when Duggar’s sister Johannah was born, the same channel aired another documentary called Raising 16 Children. Another feature, On the Road with 16 Children, followed, which was about a family cross-country trip. 19 Kids and Counting (previously 18 Kids and Counting and 17 Kids and Counting) premiered as a regular series on September 29, 2008, based on the Duggar family. The show aired till 2015 when it was canceled.

On December 13, 2015, another series starring Jessa and her sister Jill, Jill & Jessa: Counting On, aired. Other relatives of the family were also featured on the show. After 19 Kids and Counting was canceled, it chronicled the Duggars’ current lives. Following Josh Duggar’s incarceration, the show was canceled in 2021. Growing Up Duggar: It’s All About Relationships was co-written by Jana Duggar and her sisters Jill, Jessa, and Jinger. Howard Books published it on March 4, 2014. The book is about the Duggar family’s daily lives, social interactions, and religious beliefs.


Jana was charged with child endangerment in September 2021, following the conviction of her older brother for child sexual abuse. If convicted, She may face up to three months in prison and a $1,000 fine, according to the Arkansas Sentencing Commission’s standard sentencing range for such a misdemeanor. Josh Duggar was found guilty on Thursday by a federal jury in Fayetteville, Arkansas, of obtaining and having child sex abuse pictures on his work computer in May 2019. There is no indication that Jana Duggar’s allegations are related to his case.

When Josh Duggar is sentenced, he could face up to 20 years in jail and fines of up to $250,000 for each offense. In a statement to NBC News, his legal team, which includes Justin Gelfand, Ian Murphy, and Travis Story, said they aim to appeal the ruling. Jana Duggar’s address, which is in a town served by the Springdale, Arkansas post office, is the same as Josh Duggar’s and numerous other people with the Duggar surname, according to the court docket in her case.

Jana Duggar Biography

Real Name Jana Marie Duggar
Birth Date 12 January 1990
Age (as of 2021) 31 Years
Birth Place Tontitown, Arkansas, United States
Nationality American
Profession TV Personality
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Capricorn

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 3” – in Centimeters – 160 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 52 kg  –  in Pounds –  115 lbs
Shoe Size 5.5 (U.S.)
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Slim


Father Jim Bob Duggar
Mother Michelle Duggar
Sister Jill, Jessa, Jinger, Joy-Anna, Johannah, Jennifer, Jordyn-Grace & Josie
Brother Joshua, John-David, Joseph, Josiah, Jedidiah, Jeremiah, Jason, James, Justin & Jackson


School Homeschooled

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is his boyfriend? None

Personal Life

In an interview, Jana stated that she had met a lot of men, but none of them were serious enough to express themselves in front of the public. As a result, Jana preferred to keep her private life hidden from the public eye. Currently, on social media, Jana goes with the handle @janamduggar on Instagram with over 771k followers and 154 posts on her account. On Twitter, Jana has over 2326 fan following.

Jana Duggar Net Worth

Jana’s net worth is believed to be around $500 thousand as of December 2021, derived from her employment on TV series as well as commercials. She was a regular on the television show Raising 16 Children, appearing in every episode. She was compensated handsomely for each program in which she appeared.


  • Jana is a rainbow baby because before having her, her mother had a miscarriage.
  • Jana is also an author.
  • The book written by Jana Duggar is about the Duggar family’s daily lives, social interactions, and religious beliefs.

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