Zach Bates married Whitney Perkins on December 14, 2013. Zach is the oldest child in a family of 19 children, son of Gil and Kelly Jo Bates.
Zach Bates met his wife Whitney in 2012. They were engaged in September of 2013 and married by the end of that year. They welcomed their first son on October 29, 2014. The Bates family is from the East Hills of Tennessee. The parents, their children and grandchildren are the stars of a reality series called "Bringing Up Bates," which premiered on UP in January 2015. Zach has three younger sisters that are also married.