Who Are Anna and Josh Duggar?


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Josh and Anna Duggar gained public recognition due to their roles in the reality TV show "19 Kids and Counting." Josh is the oldest child of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar. He and Anna were married on Sept. 26, 2008, and they have four children, Mackynzie, Michael, Marcus and Meredith. In May 2015, scandal surrounded the Duggar family when it came to light that Josh molested five young girls during his teenage years.

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Who Are Anna and Josh Duggar?
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Josh Duggar was born on March 3, 1988. He and Anna first met during an ATI conference in 2006. In addition to being on "19 Kids and Counting," Josh has worked selling used cars and was executive director for the Family Research Council, a nonprofit Christian organization, from 2013 to 2015. He resigned from that position due to the 2015 molestation scandal.

Anna Keller was born in Florida and is one of eight children. Like the Duggars, she and her siblings were home-schooled. Anna finished high school when she was 16 and was active in teaching Bible classes for her church and helping her father with his ministry at a juvenile detention center. Since her marriage to Josh, Anna is a stay-at-home mom taking care of their four children.

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