Josh Gates is a TV producer and presenter from the US. He is mainly popular as the host and co-executive producer of the popular show, Destination Truth. He was married to Destination Truth co-star Hallie Gnatovich. But their relationship couldn’t last long. What happened between the two? Let’s find out.
Who is Josh Gates?
Josh Gates is a TV personality who has been a part of many TV shows. He had his show Destination Gates, and used to host that show. He was also the lead investigator and co-producer of that show.
Josh was born in Massachusetts in 1977. He was born as a son of Lee Gates and Sonia Gates. Currently, his family lives in Los Angeles, California.
Destination Truth star studied Archeology and drama at Tufts University. His major profession includes TV presenter and producer. But he is also an archeologist and explorer and has visited more than 100 countries.
Josh Gates’s career
Josh Gates started his career as a TV personality on a popular show, Destination Gates. He was the host of that show. He hosted the show from 2007 to 2012, and it ran for five seasons.
In addition, he was also a host of another popular show, Stranded. He was also the creator of that show.
He also hosted some special live shows like Ghost Hunters. He also hosted several of its spin-off shows.
Currently, he is hosting and co-producing a show for the Discovery Channel, Expedition: Unknown and Legendary Locations.
Before hosting these shows, he was a contestant in a show, Beg, Borrow & Deal, in 2002. In 2006, he was seen in Truly Famous. He also acted as an investigator in a show, Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files, for two episodes in 2012.
Josh Gates and Hallie Gnatovich’s relationship explored
Josh and Hallie met for the first time in Destination Gates. In that show, Josh was a host, while Hallie was a cast member.
Hallie was working as a researcher in that show. After meeting in the show, their relationship headed in a positive direction. They both got attracted to each other and started dating shortly after that.
After dating each other for a while, they got engaged for a short time. After that, they made a big decision about their relationship and got married in September 2014. They took their wedding vows in a beautiful ceremony in Maine.
Their marriage was going smoothly for a few years. After marrying Hallie, Josh started working for a show, Expedition Unknown.
Hallie even surprised Josh with the big news of him being a father while he was on the show of Christopher Columbus.
They were blessed with their first child, Owen Gates, in 2016. After that, they welcomed their second child, Isla Amelia Gates, in 2018. Currently, their son, Owen, is six years old, while Isla is 4.
Who is Hallie Gnatovich?
Hallie is mainly famous as the wife of Josh gates. But she also has her own identity. She is an actress and therapist. She was born on 26 January 1986 in the USA.
Hallie’s mother was a marriage counselor. So she was inspired in that field from her childhood. So she decided to pursue her career as a therapist. In 2004, she graduated from Oberlin College. She studied Marriage and Family therapy for her Master’s from Alliant University.
In 2009, she opened her own company, Hallie G Therapy. She focused her life on helping people with mental problems. She also helped mothers and youths with advice about mental health. She provided therapy to those in need.
Later in 2013, she worked as a production staff at Destination Gates, where she got close to Josh Gates. After meeting Josh, her life changed a lot. She got close to him in a short time and decided to marry him.
Josh Gates Divorce from Hallie
After nearly 7 years of marriage, Josh and Hallie Gnatovich decided to part ways.
Hallie was the first to announce the sad news of their divorce. She updated her fans about their divorce through her Instagram account on 20 August 2021.
She noted that she and Josh had finalized their divorce on 13 July 2021. They were married for about seven years.
In her post, she said that she and Josh had been living separately for a year and a half. Their divorce was finalized on 13 July, and they were figuring out a way to look after their children in partnership.
She also expressed solidarity with all those who went through the same situation in their lives. In her post, she noted that they were trying to adjust to their new lives and reality.
Although many people want to know the exact reason for their divorce, they haven’t revealed anything about it.
As they both haven’t said anything about the cause of their divorce, it looks like it was something personal. It is also possible that they both respect each other and don’t want to ruin each other’s status in public.