Kelly Jo Bates

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Birthday
26, 1966
Birthplace
United States
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
26, 1966 (age 52)
Birthplace
United States

About

Mother of nineteen children, she and her expansive brood have become the subjects of the popular UpTV reality series Bringing Up Bates.

Before Fame

She met her husband Gil at Anderson University in South Carolina. The two were both part of ministry teams and met through a friend on the teams.

Trivia

Throughout her decades long marriage, she has managed the Bates household and homeschooled their many children.

Family Life

She and her husband Gil have nineteen children including ten daughters and nine sons. They also have several grandchildren.

Associated With

Her son Trace stars alongside her and the rest of their extensive family on Bringing Up Bates.