Ben Seewald (born May 19, 1995) is an American Reality Television Personality, Football Coach, Handyman, and Instagram Star from Hot Springs, Arkansas. He is best known as the Spouse of Jessa Duggar (American TV Star). In addition, he has also appeared in the reality show “19 Kids and Counting, Counting On” with his family.
Furthermore, the show is based on Ben’s in-laws Jim Bob & Michelle Duggar and their 19 kids. In fact, the series aired on the TLC network from 2008 to 2015. His real full birth name is Benjamin Michael Seewald.
He started his television career and featured in the last season of 19 Kids and Counting. Moreover, it mainly focused on his relationship with Jessa Duggar. In 2015, he starred in another show “Jill & Jessa: Counting On“.
This show concentrated heavily on Ben’s life and his spouse Jessa. This series later renamed as “Counting On” and is currently in its third season. As an Instagram star, Ben has 829.5+ k followers on the platform.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings & Profile
The reality TV star was born on the 19th of May 1995 in Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States. Hence, Ben Seewald’s age is 24 years old, as of 2019. His parents are Michael Seewald (father) and Guinn Seewald (mother).
Furthermore, he has six younger siblings. Ben has two brothers named Thomas and Ethan Seewald and four sisters Michelle, Jessica, Faith, Danielle Seewald. Ben was homeschooled while growing up along with his other siblings. He graduated from high school on May 18, 2013.
Moreover, he later started doing a job at a country club as a teenager. At the same time, Benjamin met his future wife, Jessa. In fact, he began working overtime to try to earn extra money in order to visit the Duggar family.
This boyfriend of Jessa Duggar later graduated from National Park College in 2015. He completed his graduation with an associate’s degree in political science. Ben then started studying with the intention of going to seminary.
Dating History, Girlfriend & Affairs
Seewald began dating his then-girlfriend, Jessa Duggar many years ago. According to a source, he first met her when Ben was 17-year-old. He used to attend church on vacation in Jessa’s hometown.
Benjamin asked Jessa’s dad, Jim Bob, for her phone number, and began to know each other through text. Furthermore, they later became good friends. On August 3, 2014, the love pair went out to dinner with their parents.
Later, Jessa Duggar’s Spouse gave Jessa a gift with the guidance not to open it until the next day. When she opened the present, she discovered a tablet with a prerecorded message from Ben. She was instructed to go to the plane hanger where her elder brother, John David, would take her on a flight.
Wedding, Spouse & Children
Moreover, she and Jinger (her sister) went to Thorncrown Chapel, where Ben proposed her for marriage. He had set up the location with candles and rose petals. This proposal scavenger hunt was also featured on the 19KaC episode “Jessa’s Engagement“.
Seewald tied the knot with his wife, Jessa Lauren Seewald on November 1, 2014. Their wedding ceremony took place at First Baptist Church in Bentonville, Arkansas. The couple also shares three children together.
They have two sons named Spurgeon Elliot and Henry Wilberforce Seewald. Recently, Ben and Jessa welcomed their third child and their first daughter named Ivy Seewald. Their baby girl was born on May 26, 2019.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Full Birth Name||Benjamin Michael Seewald.|
|Profession||Student, Handyman, Reality Television Personality, and Instagram Star.|
|Age (As of 2019)||24 years old|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||May 19, 1995.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States.|
|Famous For||1. for appearing in the reality show “19 Kids and Counting, Counting On”.|
2. Recently he and his wife Jessa Duggar welcomed their third child.
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Taurus.|
|Current Residence||Tontitown, Arkansas, United States.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5′ 11″.|
Centimeters: 180 cm.
Meters: 1.8 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 78 Kg.|
Pounds: 171 lbs.
|Biceps Size||14 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||40-30-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||10.|
|Tattoos details?||Will Update.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents|| Father: Michael Seewald.|
Mother: Guinn Seewald.
|Siblings||Brother: 1. Thomas Seewald.|
2. Ethan Seewald.
Sister: 1. Michelle Seewald.
2. Jessica Seewald,
3. Faith Seewald.
4. Danielle Seewald.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Marital Status||Married since 2014.|
|Dating History?||had a love affair with Jessa Duggar.|
|Girlfriend & Fiancee||None.|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Jessa Lauren Seewald.|
|Children||Daughter: Ivy Seewald.|
Son: 1. Spurgeon Elliot Seewald.
2. Henry Wilberforce Seewald.
|Alma Mater||National Park College.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Cruise.|
Actress: Jennifer Lawrence.
|Dream Holiday Destination||France.|
|Love to do||Reading.|
|Favorite Dishes||Pan Cake, Fries, Chicken & Cheese Burger.|
|Net worth (Approx.)||$1 Million US Dollars (As of 2019).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings per month||Will update.|
|Office Address||Will Update.|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||Will Update.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Ben Seewald
- Wikipedia: As a child, Jessa Duggar’s husband wanted to be a paleontologist and usually pretended to dig up fossils in his driveway.
- On September 9, 2013, Ben asked Jim Bob Duggar for permission to court Jessa.
- Immediately after getting approval, he asked his love the same question. This courtship proposal also featured in the 19 Kids and Counting episode “Flea Market Finale”.
- Moreover, on their marriage, Ben’s best man was his friend, Dylan McMahn, and his groomsmen were his brother Ethan Seewald, cousin Russ Seewald, brothers-in-law Joseph and Josiah Duggar, and some of his friends.
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- His ring bearer was his youngest brother, Tommy Seewald.
- Furthermore, the couple chose not to share their first kiss in front of the crowds. Their wedding was aired as “Jessa’s Wedding”.
- Ben and Jessa went to Paris, Rome, and Venice for their honeymoon.