Kate Gosselin

Birth Day March 28th, 1975
Birth Place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Age 49 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Aries

Kate Gosselin is a well-known television personality from the United States. She got international fame after appearing on the reality television show, "Jon & Kate Plus 8". In the show, Kate and her husband, Jon Gosselin, were documented as they took care of their atypical family of twins and sextuplets. Since then, she has appeared in several television shows including "Kate Plus 8",  "Dancing with the Stars", "Celebrity Wife Swap", "Kate Plus Date", and "Special Forces: World Toughest Test?".

Besides her television career, Gosselin has written four books, "Multiple Blessings", "Eight Little Faces", "I Just Want You to Know", and "Love Is in the Mix". Further, she is a registered nurse as well.

Early Life & Parents

Kate Gosselin was born on March 28, 1975, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States. Her birth name is Katie Irene Kreider. She is the daughter of Kenton Kreider (father) and Charlene Kreider (mother). Moreover, she has four siblings, a brother named Kevin Kreider and three sisters named Kendra, Christen, and Clarissa Kreider. Similarly, she holds American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. She is of German, Scottish, and English descent. 

 Talking about her educational background, she pursued a nursing diploma at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center in Reading, Pennsylvania. After her graduation, Kate Gosselin began working as a labor and delivery nurse in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania. She received a multi-state registered nurse license in North Carolina in 2021. 

Kate Gosselin Television Career

  • Along with her husband Jon Gosselin, Kate was featured in the NBC reality television show "Home Delivery" in 2004.
  • Subsequently, the family of 10 appeared in a special entitled 'Surviving Sextuplets and Twins' on Discovery Health in September 2005.
  • The following year, they were featured in another special entitled "Sextuplets and Twins: One Year Later".
  • Following the high ratings of specials, Discovery Health documented their lives making a television show called "Jon & Kate Plus 8" which began airing in April 2007.
  • Despite the success of the show, the pair's personal lives were not going well. After Kate confirmed that she and Jon were divorcing in a 2009 episode of "Jon & Kate Plus 8," TLC announced that the reality series will henceforth be known as "Kate Plus 8".
  • The couple appeared together for the last time in an episode aired in November 2009.
  • In 2010, she was a contestant in the 10th season of "Dancing with the Stars", where she was partnered with professional dancer Tony Dovolani. However, she was eliminated from the competition in its fifth week.
  • Moreover, Gosselin and her children appeared in an episode of "Celebrity Wife Swap" in February 2013.
  • TLC announced in 2014 that Kate would return for a new season of "Kate Plus 8". In November 2016, the reality program's new incarnation debuted on the TLC channel.
  • Further, her new show "Kate Plus Date" premiered on TLC in June 2019.
  • In January 2023, Gosselin appeared on Fox's reality series "Special Forces: World Toughest Test?"

Kate Gosselin's Personal Life: Daughter, Kids, and Husband

Kate Gosselin was married to Jonathan "Jon" Gosselin on June 12, 1999. The couple has 8 children together. The pair was blessed with twin daughters Cara Nicole Gosselin and Madelyn Kate Gosselin in 2000. Later on, Kate gave birth to sextuplets, three sons named Joel Kevin Gosselin, Collin Thomas Gosselin, and Aaden Jonathan Gosselin, and three daughters named Leah Hope Gosselin, Hannah Joy Gosselin, and Alexis Faith Gosselin on May 10, 2004. The pair lived happily together until their divorce in 2009. However, the reason behind their divorce has not yet been disclosed.

Presently, Kate is supposed to be single and raising her children as a single mother. 

Kate Gosselin's Net Worth

Kate Gosselin makes a respectable sum of money from her television career. She also earns through her profession as a nurse. As of 2023, her net worth is estimated to be $500k. But, her salary and other assets details are not disclosed at the moment.

Kate Gosselin Height, Weight and Hair

Kate Gosselin is a beautiful woman with a charming personality. She has a well-maintained body physique which measures around 37-28-36 inches. She wears a bra cup size of 34C. Her shoe and dress sizes are 9(US) and 8(US) respectively. Similarly, she stands at a perfect height of 1.7m (5 feet 7 inches) with a body weight of around 61kg (134 lbs.). Moreover, she has a pair of green mesmerizing eyes and dark brown hair which perfectly matches her fair skin tone. Her sexual orientation is straight.

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