Jon Gosselin Biography, Age, Parents, Kids, Dating, Net Worth, Instagram

Jon Gosselin Biography

Gosselin is an American television personality best known for his appearances with then-wife Kate Gosselin and their eight children on the US reality TV show Jon & Kate Plus 8.

Jon Gosselin
Jon Gosselin

Jon Gosselin Age

He was born on April 1, 1977, in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, United States. He is 46 years old as of 2023. Furthermore, he celebrates his birthday on April 1 every year.

Jon Gosselin Family | Jon Gosselin Parents

Pamela Castello (née Lyum)

  • Born and raised in Hawaii as a second-generation Korean American.
  • Not much information is publicly available about Pamela.
  • Jon’s father passed away in January 2005.

Father: Thomas Gosselin

  • Worked as a tool and die maker.
  • Passed away on January 13, 2005, after a battle with lung cancer.
  • Jon has described his father as a “strong, hard-working man” who instilled in him a strong work ethic.

Jon Gosselin Wife | Jon And Kate Gosselin

Gosselin is not married. He was previously married to Kate Gosselin from 1999 to 2009, and the couple shares eight children. Following the divorce, Jon has been linked to several women, but he has not confirmed any serious relationships. Jon dated Colleen Conrad, a registered nurse, for six years. They met through mutual friends and kept their relationship relatively private.

However, they broke up in 2021 while Colleen was battling breast cancer. In 2021, Jon began dating Elizabeth Amato, a hairstylist. They were spotted together on several occasions and even made appearances on his social media. However, their relationship was short-lived, and they broke up in 2022. Furthermore, as of December 2023, Jon Gosselin is not publicly dating anyone. He focuses on his career as a DJ and IT director and maintains a close relationship with his children.

Jon Gosselin Children | Jon Gosselin Kids

Jon Gosselin shares eight children with his ex-wife, Kate Gosselin:


Mady Gosselin (born October 8, 2000)
Cara Gosselin (born October 8, 2000)


Aaden Gosselin (born May 10, 2004)
Collin Gosselin (born May 10, 2004)
Joel Gosselin (born May 10, 2004)
Alexis Gosselin (born May 10, 2004)
Hannah Gosselin (born May 10, 2004)
Leah Gosselin (born May 10, 2004)
Current custody arrangements:

Primary custody: As of 2023, Kate Gosselin has primary physical custody of four of the sextuplets: Aaden, Joel, Alexis, and Leah. They all reside with her in Pennsylvania.
Joint custody: Jon Gosselin shares joint legal custody of all eight children but has primary physical custody of two of the sextuplets: Hannah and Collin. They live with him in Pennsylvania. Estrangement: Moreover, Jon is estranged from the four sextuplets living with Kate. He has publicly criticized their mother’s parenting methods and accused her of isolating him from them.
Relationship with their father:

Hannah and Collin: Jon maintains a close relationship with Hannah and Collin, whom he sees regularly.
Mady and Cara: Jon has a strained relationship with the twins, who have expressed public criticism of their father’s behavior in the past.
Aaden, Joel, Alexis, and Leah: Jon has not had contact with these four sextuplets for several years.
Children’s lives:

Mady and Cara: Both twins are enrolled in college and have pursued careers in the entertainment industry.
Aaden, Joel, Alexis, and Leah: These four sextuplets lead relatively private lives away from the media spotlight.
Hannah and Collin: Both Hannah and Collin have expressed their struggles with mental health and learning disabilities.

Jon Gosselin Girlfriend | Jon Gosselin Dating

In January 2012, Jon entered into a romantic relationship with Liz Jannetta, a divorced mother of three employed in the field of computer technology. Moreover, their connection endured for two years, concluding in September 2014 after their joint participation in the VH1 reality show Couples Therapy.

By July 2015, news surfaced regarding Jon’s involvement with Colleen Conrad, a registered nurse. Their romantic involvement commenced in October 2014 and has persisted since then.

Jon Gosselin Divorce

On the June 22, 2009, episode of the show, it was revealed that the couple had decided to separate, and divorce proceedings were initiated. Jon claimed that Kate was the one who initiated the divorce, while Kate asserted that Jon’s actions compelled her to take legal steps to safeguard herself and the children.

The divorce was officially concluded on December 16, 2009. In the final arrangement, Kate was awarded primary custody of the children, and she gained ownership of the family home.

Jon Gosselin Net Worth

Gosselin has an estimated net worth of $10 thousand.

Jon Gosselin Television fame

Gosselin’s television career began in 2007 with the TLC reality show Jon & Kate Plus 8, which documented the lives of him, his ex-wife Kate Gosselin, and their eight children – twins Mady and Cara and sextuplets Aaden, Alexis, Collin, Hannah, Joel, and Leah.

Initial Success:

  • The show was a massive success, garnering high ratings and propelling the Gosselins to household name status.
  • Jon and Kate became media darlings, appearing on talk shows, and magazine covers, and even launching their clothing line.
  • They also published a book, Multiple Blessings: Surviving to Thrive with Twins and Sextuplets, which became a New York Times bestseller.

Turning Point:

  • However, the couple’s relationship began to deteriorate in the public eye.
  • The show’s focus shifted from family life to their marital problems, leading to increased scrutiny and negative press.
  • In 2009, Jon and Kate announced their separation, marking a turning point in their television careers.

Post-Jon & Kate Plus 8:

  • Jon continued to appear on reality shows like Couples Therapy and Celebrity Wife Swap, but with less success.
  • He also faced legal battles with Kate regarding custody of their children and financial disagreements.
  • Jon’s public image was further tarnished by reports of partying and questionable behavior.

Present Day:

  • Jon has largely retreated from the spotlight.
  • He focuses on his family and works as an IT Director and a DJ.
  • He maintains a limited presence on social media, primarily through Instagram.

Jon Gosselin Job

Gosselin currently holds two primary jobs:

1. IT Director at a healthcare facility: As of May 2020, Jon has been working as an IT director at a private, non-profit healthcare facility. This role likely leverages his experience in technology and computer systems, possibly gained during his early DJ career where he was responsible for bringing his equipment to gigs.

2. Resident DJ: Jon is also a well-established DJ, performing regularly at Building 24 nightclub in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania. He has been building his reputation in the DJ scene, playing various gigs across the East Coast, and even releasing his music.

Jon Gosselin DJ

After the show’s cancellation in 2009, Jon pursued various ventures, including DJing. He has established himself as a resident DJ at Building 24, a nightclub in his hometown of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania.

Jon’s DJ career highlights include: Performing 12-15 gigs per month at various venues in Pennsylvania.
Releasing a hip-hop track titled “Voicemail” with The International DJ Casper in May 2022. Collaborating on a second single with DJ Casper, aiming for an international release. Jon’s passion for music and entertaining crowds shines through in his DJ sets. He enjoys creating a positive and energetic atmosphere for his audience.