Quick Facts of

  • First NameJosh Gates

American television presenter and producer Josh Gates is best known for his work on various shows like Destination Truth, Ghost Hunters, Expedition Unknown, among others. The producer is also an explorer who has gone on various expeditions.

In addition to his work as a producer and explorer, he has also done some TV work as an actor on various expedition shows.

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Josh Gates?

Josh Gates has a net worth of around $3 million as of March 2020, he made this figure primarily from a career as a producer.

Gates was initially a host on the show Destination Truth and later produced a lot of shows on various networks.


Gates has a 2016 Jeep Cherokee that he uses as his daily ride. The SUV has impressive off-road capabilities and costs around $13,742 in the US market. In an interview with Motortrend, he also revealed that his first car was a 2007 Toyota Prius, which has an MSRP of around $22,175.

He also added that he has a love for Land Rover Defenders, which on average cost around $45,000 to $70,000.

Career Insight

Gates’ first job as a producer came in 2007 when he produced ‘Destination Truth’. He worked on the show until 2012. Then in 2013, he was an executive producer on Stranded, a mini TV series. The same year, he produced Cesar Millan: Doggie Nightmares.

In 2014, Hacking the System on which Gates was a producer for 2 episodes. After a short hiatus of 3 years, he returned as a producer in 2017, with the show Legendary Locations. He also produced Expedition Unknown: Hunt for Extraterrestrials and Legend Has It in 2017.

2019 saw the release of Expedition Unknown: Egypt Live and Ghost Nation on which he was an executive producer.

In 2020, Expedition X came out and ran for 6 episodes. Before this, he produced another expedition, series named Expedition Unknown.

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Additionally, he has also worked as an actor. He first debuted as an actor in 2003 with the short video Party Foul. The next year in 2004, he acted on Singularity, another short video. In 2006, he debuted on a TV series called Flavor of Love.

A year later, in 2007, he worked on Hard Cell, Cookie de Mayo, and Carpet Diem as an actor. He has rarely worked as an actor since then, only appearing on Legend Has It (TV Series) in 2017, Expedition Unknown: Hunt for Extraterrestrials (TV Mini-Series) in 2017 and Stranded in 2013.

He also owns his own production company called Ping Pong Productions and has done some work on paranormal research with the company.

Instagram And Twitter Earnings

As a famous TV personality, Gates has a lot of followers on social media. As a matter of fact, he has over 223k followers on Instagram as of March 2020. According to Influencermarketinghub, he earns around $669.75 to $1,116.25 per post made on the social media platform.

Similarly, on Twitter, he has 320.2K followers and Webfluential reports that his per tweet income range anywhere from $965 to $1,175.

Short Biography

Josh Gates was born on August 10, 1977, in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, United States. He attended local schools in and around his hometown before graduating high school and joining Tufts University.

Gates is married to Hallie Gnatovich as of March 2020. He was co-stars with Gnatovich on Destination Truth. They got married in 2014 and have two children together, among which is a son named Owen Gates.