Josh Duggar

Joshua James Duggar is an American reality TV star and convicted sex offender. He first rose to fame alongside his parents, Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar, and his 18 younger siblings on the reality TV show 19 Kids and Counting, which followed the fundamentalist Christian family's daily lives.

In May 2015, Duggar apologized for "wrongdoing" after a 2006 police report revealed that he had been investigated as a teen for inappropriately touching five underage girls. His sisters Jill, 29, and Jessa, 28, subsequently stepped forward as two of the victims. In August 2015, Gawker reported that the eldest Duggar son appeared to have had active accounts on Ashley Madison, a website created to facilitate cheating on your spouse. He confessed to cheating on his wife Anna Duggar and having a pornography addiction. In April 2021, Duggar was arrested on charges of receiving and possessing child pornography. He was found guilty on two charges for knowingly obtaining and owning the material in December 2021. 
Josh Duggar
Full Name
Joshua James Duggar
Tontitown, Arkansas


Where is Josh Duggar now?

Josh Duggar is currently incarcerated at the Washington County Detention Center in Arkansas.

Why was Josh Duggar arrested?

Josh Duggar was arrested on federal charges of receiving and possessing child pornography.

Who is Josh Duggar married to?

Josh Duggar has been married to Anna Keller since 2008.

Most Recent

Jason Duggar Says He Will 'Never Stop Loving' Brother Josh After 'Fair' Federal Prison Sentence
Despite his grief over the situation, Jason "Jase" Duggar said he has "forgiven my brother of his wrongdoings"
Jill and Derick Dillard Find 'Justice and Vengeance' in Josh Duggar's Federal Prison Sentence
"Until now, [Josh] has yet to be held accountable to the extent necessary to cause change in his dangerous pattern of behavior," the former Counting On stars wrote on their family blog
Amy Duggar King Reacts to Cousin Josh Duggar's Sentencing: 'Twelve and a Half Years Isn't Enough'
Amy previously spoke out about her cousin, telling PEOPLE she's "furious" at her family as they "refuse to hold [Josh] accountable"
Judge Who Sentenced Josh Duggar Calls Child Pornography He Downloaded 'Horrific and Sick'
After the hearing, a prosecutor who worked to get Duggar convicted called the former reality star "a savvy offender"
Josh Duggar Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Federal Prison for Child Pornography Conviction
U.S. District Judge Timothy L. Brooks handed down the sentence of 151 months in total to the former 19 Kids and Counting star on Wednesday
One Count Against Josh Duggar Is Dropped amid Child Pornography Sentencing
Josh's father, Jim Bob, and Josh's wife, Anna, sat in the front row as the news was announced

More Josh Duggar

Josh Duggar's Wife Anna and Father Jim Bob Support Him in Court as Child Porn Sentencing Is Underway
The former 19 Kids and Counting star was found guilty in December of two charges of knowingly receiving and possessing child pornography
Amy Duggar Tells Cousin Anna 'There Is No Shame in Divorcing Josh' amid Child Pornography Trial
"You didn't choose any of this, and your kids certainly didn't either," Amy (Duggar) King wrote in an open letter to cousin Josh Duggar's wife
Judge Dismisses Duggar Sisters' Invasion of Privacy Lawsuit, Saying They Didn't Prove Their Case

In May 2017, Jill (Duggar) Dillard, Jessa (Duggar) Seewald, Jinger Vuolo and Joy-Anna Duggar claimed authorities had revealed private facts about them