Joy Anna Duggar’s biography: age, siblings, kids, husband

Joy Anna Duggar’s biography: age, siblings, kids, husband

Joy-Anna Duggar, famously known as Joy-Anna Duggar Forsyth, is an American reality TV star renowned for appearing on the popular American TV channel, TLC. She has featured in 19 Kids and Counting and Jill & Jessa: Counting On in the channel.

Joy Anna Duggar
The reality TV star holding her baby. Photo: @joy4site
Source: Instagram

Joy is a married woman and a mother of two kids. Her husband is called Austin Forsyth. How many children do Joy and Austin Forsyth have? They have two kids. To find more about Anna Duggar, have a look at her biography.

Profile summary

  • Full name: Joy-Anna Duggar Forsyth
  • Nickname: Jogees
  • Gender: Female
  • Date of birth: October 28 1997
  • Age: 24 years old (as of 2021)
  • Zodiac sign: Scorpio
  • Place of birth: Tontitown, Arkansas, U.S.A
  • Current residence: Tontitown, Arkansas, U.S.A
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Sexuality: Straight
  • Height in feet: 5'5"
  • Height in centimetres: 165
  • Weight in pounds: 124
  • Weight in kilograms: 56
  • Body measurements in inches: 34-23-35
  • Body measurements in centimetres: 86-58-89
  • Body type: Slim
  • Dress size: 5(US)
  • Hair colour: Brown
  • Eye colour: Brown
  • Mother: Michelle Annette Ruark
  • Father: Jim Bob Duggar
  • Siblings: 18
  • Marital status: Married
  • Husband: Austin Forsyth
  • Son: Gideon Martyn (February 23 2018)
  • Daughter: Evelyn Mae (August 21 2020)
  • School: Home-schooled
  • Profession: Reality TV star
  • Instagram: @joy4site

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Joy-Anna Duggar's biography

Joy-Anna Duggar was born in Tontitown, Arkansas, the United States of America, to Jim Bob Duggar and Michelle Annette Ruark. She is the fifth daughter and the ninth of 19 children.

With a Christian-based foundation, her family tends to adhere to Christian values to the core. Regarding her education, Joy-Anna with her siblings were home-schooled.

Joy Anna Duggar’s siblings
The reality TV star with her pregnant sisters. Photo: @joy4site
Source: Instagram

Joy-Anna Duggar's siblings

Joy-Anna is the fifth daughter and the ninth of 19 children. She has eight sisters and ten brothers. Interestingly, all her siblings' first names also begin with the letter J.

Joy's sisters

  • Jessa
  • Jill
  • Jinger
  • Jana
  • Johannah
  • Josie
  • Jordyn
  • Jennifer

Joy's brothers

  • Josh
  • John
  • Josiah
  • Joseph
  • Jason
  • Jedidiah
  • Jeremiah
  • Justin
  • James
  • Jackson

How old is Joy-Anna Duggar?

She was born on October 28 1997. Therefore, as of 2021, Joy-Anna Duggar's age is 24 years. Her Zodiac sign is Scorpio.

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Duggar Forsyth's career debuted when she made an appearance on the reality show 14 Children and Pregnant Again. The show was renamed 19 Kids and Counting. The renaming of the show highly depended on the forthcoming of another kid in the Duggar's family. Before it was renamed 19 Kids and Counting, they had given it the name 17 Kids and Counting.

Joy and Austin Forsyth
Joy and her husband, Austin Forsyth. Photo: @joy4site
Source: Instagram

The reality show was based on the daily lives and the beliefs of the Duggar family. To date, the one pronounced belief of the Duggar's that catches the public's attention is the fact that they are against birth control as they believe that God is the one who determines the number of kids one should have.

The reality TV personality was 11 years old during the first season of 19 Kids and Counting. In this season, she went to New York NBC's Today Show and later on, during the Big Family Reunion episode, she went on a trip with her family to Ohio. Since she spent most of her time with her brothers, she often appeared in a tomboyish look.

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Personal life

Joy and Austin Forsyth first met at a home-schooling conference. They met as kids and officially started dating in November 2016. After four months, they got engaged and later exchanged vows on May 26 2017. Joy-Anna Duggar's wedding with Austin was a success having all their family members attending.

Joy Anna Duggar’s wedding
The dynamic couple on their wedding day. Photo: @joy4site
Source: Instagram

On February 23 2018, Joy-Anna Duggar announced their first baby's arrival. It was a boy, and they named him Gideon Martyn Forsyth. After welcoming their first child, the couple later announced that they were expecting another baby. Unfortunately, they discovered that at 20 weeks of the pregnancy, the baby had no heartbeat.

When Austin and Joy-Anna Duggar confirmed the news, they were so devastated that they decided to name their unborn child Annabelle Elise. Later on August 21 2019, the couple welcomed yet another baby and named her Evelyn Mae.

The couple runs a YouTube channel in which they document their lives.

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Who was Joy Duggar's maid of honour?

Her maid of honour was her sister Jill. In total, she had 11 bridesmaids.

Was Anna molested?

Yes. On May 19 2015, In Touch Weekly published a copy of a police report dated December 6 2006. In the report, there was a revelation that the reality TV star's older brother, Joshua, had molested five underage girls, Joy among them. She was eight years old then.

Joy Anna Duggar’s baby
Anna, Austin, and their kids. Photo: @joy4site
Source: Instagram

Body measurements

The TV personality is 5 feet 5 inches or 165 centimetres tall and weighs 124 pounds or 54 kilograms. Her body measurements are 34-23-35 inches or 86-58-89 centimetres. The reality TV personality has brown hair and eyes.

Joy-Anna Duggar is a well-known reality TV personality, wife, mother of two, and a confessed staunch Christian.

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