television personality and producer of American descent On August 10th, 1977, Josh Gates was born. Former host and executive producer of Syfy’s Destination Truth and Stranded, as well as Expedition: Unknown and Legendary Locations on Discovery (and formerly Travel) Channel.
He has served as a guest investigator on both Ghost Hunters and Ghost Hunters International in addition to hosting multiple live episodes of both shows.
How Is Josh Gates Doing? Update on Illness and Health in 2022
Josh Gates, an American television host, and producer, seems to be doing well. However, in 2021, while working underground, Gates and a number of the team members were ill from the bat poop and had to go to the hospital.
He is the host of the Discovery Channel show Expedition: Unknown and Legendary Locations. The 44-year-old man serves as both showrunner and co-executive producer.
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On the supernatural TV program Ghost Hunters and its spin-off, Ghost Hunters International, he also presents a number of live specials and investigators. His production company, Ping Pong Productions, is handling the series’ presentation.
What Is Josh Gates’s Illness?
Josh Gates claims to be in good health. However, the television personality has already admitted to having an allergy to English ivy (hedera helix).
Gates tweeted that he was allergic to it and felt “Special” about it because so few other people experienced the same symptoms.
After days of recording risky stunts, the host becomes ill. He ended himself in the hospital after eating food contaminated with bat guano.
He and the other Discovery crew members spent several days residing and working 100 feet underground in the month of July 2021. Because they ate the exposed food, they absorbed bat guano, spider webs, and other insect waste.
They were hospitalized due to serious sickness, and the diagnosis was made possible by bat poop. The presenter pledged never to visit such places again because of his sickness.
Josh Gates Health Update 2022
Josh Gates seems to be in good shape by 2022. After the 2021 event, he most likely started eating more healthfully and taking better care of himself.
During the Covid pandemic, he also lost close to 30 pounds. He explained to the media that a better diet and more frequent exercise were to blame for his weight loss.
He changed his diet and exercise habits at the beginning of the Covid outbreak, and as a result, he has lost a lot of weight and kept it off.
He’s been juggling several tasks at once lately. He informed his Josh Gates Live audience on August 5th that he has moved to New England.
About The Family of Josh Gates
Josh Gates was born to Lee and Sonia Gates on August 10, 1977, in Massachusetts, the United States.
His mother was British, and his father worked as a deep-sea driver. Gates’ offspring are Owen Gates and Ila Amelia Gates. The TV host and his ex-wife Hallie Gnatovich had their first child together in February 2016.
Josh appears to be unmarried right now. He did, however, already have a family with his Destination Truth co-star Hallie Gnatovich.
When they initially connected on the stage, he was the presenter and she was a researcher. They got married in 2014 and got divorced the following year.