Josh Gates

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Josh Gates is a famous American television presenter, television producer, and author. He was the host of the Syfy channel series Destination Truth. And he is best known in Destination Truth. He is awarded Earphones Award by Audio file Magazine (Gates’ narration audiobook of ‘A Brother’s Journey’).




Josh Gates, born on 10 August 1977, spent his childhood in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, United States. He holds American nationality. He belongs to the white ethnicity. His birth sign is Leo. He is tall with 5 feet and 7 inches. Recently, he is staying in Los Angeles, California.


He invests his life professionally as a television presenter, television producer, and author. He is married to Hallie Gnatovich since 13 September 2014. The couple together has a son. Also, he loves scuba diving which he started since he was 10 years old.


He was the host and the co-executive producer of Destination Truth on Syfy. Currently, he is the host and co-executive producer of Travel Channel series Expedition Unknown.


Early life and education


Josh Gates was born in Manchester-by-the-sea, Massachusetts, United States. He is an avid- scuba diver. Josh Gates has also assisted in sub-sea archaeological excavations off the coast of Israel. He was passionate about photography during his childhood. And captured the beautiful places during his travel journey. He also meets diverse people during his travel journey. He has also traveled to rural villages in Bangladesh and Nepal.


He attended the Tufts University, Boston where studied drama and archaeology. Recently, he lives in Los Angeles. He also works as a photographer in Los Angeles.


Professional life and net worth


While talking about his professional life, he works as a TV presenter. He has made his get-up on “Beg, Borrow and Deal” as a contestant. He also starred in “Truly Famous.”


He hosted the “Ghost Hunters.”  Also, he appeared in EA Sports video games and Stanley Tools.


He has worked and visited nearly 100 countries through “The Explorers Club.” “The Explorers Club” is an association of enthusiastic to the advancement of exploration.


Being a significant part of “The Explorers Club,” he has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa. Also, he has risen Aconcagua in the Argentine Andes.


Josh Gates worked as an author. “Destination Truth: Memoirs of a Monster Hunter” is the name of his first book. Simon and Schuster/Gallery Books published this book.


His net worth is $3 million as of 2017. He is earning much money from his professional career as a Television personality, producer, and author.


 Travel talk on YouTube


He said that everybody loves traveling. Primarily, people are scared for international travel. He was also passionate about touring. According to him, visiting and traveling is necessary for exploring different places, people, and culture. Most of the people want to travel in-case of frustration, work burden, and stress. Josh Gates said that he has an intimate relationship with touring. He also recommends to search website to explore the various beautiful destinations.  To know more about Josh Gates Destination Truth, please look here


Personal life


On 13 September 2014, Josh Gates got married to his girlfriend, Hallie Gnatovich. She is the former Destination Truth co-star. In 2015, when he was on the episode of Expedition Unknown about Christopher Columbus, he received a call. He got a good news via phone call that he was going to be a dad.

He is a happy dad to a cute son and till this date, there is no gossip or rumor news on their marriage relationship status.




Josh Gates was a contestant on “Beg, Borrow and Deal” in 2002. In 2006, he starred in Truly Famous. "Truly Famous" was sponsored by Budweiser. He hosted the Ghost Hunters in 2007. Ha made a guest appearance on the mid-first-season finale episode of Ghost Hunters International in 2008.


He became the host of Destination Truth on the Syfy from 2007 to 2012. During this journey, he traveled to Walt Disney World in Florida in 2008. Where he met Joe Rohde, Executive Designer of Walt Disney Imagineering.


After shifting to Los Angeles, he has seen in a number of television advertisements. As a part of a campaign, he comes in a national commercial for BMW. The campaign was launched by Publicis New York and BMW USA.


Josh Gates come in 2 episodes of Fact or Faked: Paranormal files in 2012. In this place, he has investigated paranormal activity. Currently, he works as a voice-over artist. It can be heard as the narrator of audiobook named ‘Time Warner.’


Currently, Josh Gates is working as a host and executive producer of Expedition Unknown on Travel Channel. In this program, he explores the most enduring legends and mysteries of the world.

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