James Duggar is one of the children of Jim Bob Duggar and his wife Michelle Duggar who gained recognition with the reality TV show on TLC called 19 Kids and Counting. James is their 13th child.
James Duggar and his birth and early life
James is 17-years old now and he was born on 7 July 2001. His full name is James Andrew Duggar. His father Jim Bob Duggar is a real estate agent and was formerly serving as a politician. His mother Michelle is a homemaker. He has twelve elder siblings who are Joshua or Josh Duggar, 30, twins Jane and John-David Duggar, 28, Jill Duggar, 27, Jessa Duggar, 25, Jinger Duggar, 24, Joseph Joe Duggar, 23, Josiah Duggar, 21, Joy-Anna Duggar, 20, twins Jedidiah and Jeremiah Duggar, 19, and Jason Duggar, 18. His younger six siblings are Justin Duggar, 15, Jackson Duggar, 14, Johannah Duggar, 12, Jennifer Duggar, 10, Jordyn-Grace Duggar, 9 and the youngest Josie Duggar, 8.
All the children of the household are schooled at home and hence James also attends a similar class at home. He is a Baptist and his family is a conservative one. He is an active member of the Bill Gothard’s Institute for Basic Live Principles.
James Duggar and his jurisdictions
Every child of the household has been allotted a responsibility or house chore which is called jurisdiction. James has to clean the thrash upstairs and do the cleaning of the dining room area. During his birth time, the buddy system was in place in the household in which an elder sibling had to bathe, dress, and feed the younger sibling that was paired with him or her.
Later the system of buddy team came in and James was in the team of Jill, Joy-Anna, and Jennifer. Out of all the other buddy teams, this team demonstrated the maximum closeness and to date seem to remain so in spite of two of the sisters from this team getting married and leaving the household.
James Duggar and his time on the TV show
James was 3 when the program 14 Kids and pregnant again started on Discovery Health Channel. James has faced the camera since then and has become a pro at it. He is shifted with the family into their new home in Springdale, AR and resides there currently with his family. He is now part of the show 19 Kids and Counting.
Due to the reality show, James had the fortune to visit several countries in the world. He has been to China, Japan, Israel, London, Ireland, Scotland, New York City, Niagara Falls, and also Disneyland.
James Duggar and his favorites
James Duggar likes the company of his sisters and spends time with Jill and her husband Derick. He likes chicken stuffing and his future ambition is to become a pilot. His favorite verse from the Bible is John 3: 16 and the character from the Bible he likes is James. His favorite song is Lord, Take My Life. Like Justin, James too enjoyed the most his trip to Israel.
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