Derick Dillard is most famous for appearing on TLC’s show 19 Kids and Counting. He is the husband of the show’s fan-favorite Jill Duggar Dillard.
A somewhat controversial man, Derick came under fire for his transphobic tweets about TLC star Jazz Jennings.
After his hateful and ignorant tweets, TLC fired him. Fans are wondering what he is up to, after his shameful exit from the show.
It doesn’t hurt his wife has Instagram followers of 1.6 million which helps in earnings for the family.
Derick Dillard’s Bio, Age, Family
Derick was born on 9th March 1989 to parents Rick and Cathy Dillard. He attended the high school of his native Oklahoma.
Well, he didn’t leave his hometown for college as he attended Oklahoma State University from 2007 to 2011. He got an accounting degree from his undergraduate schooling.
Furthermore, his interest in studying didn’t end there as he enrolled in university again for a law degree.
Well, the controversial figure of height 6 feet 2 inches(1.88 m) may find these degrees helpful after he lost his job the hit show.
Previously, he appeared on shows Jill & Jessa Counting On and Fox and Friends.
Wedding with Jill Duggar Dillard
Derick Dillard married the love of his life Jill Duggar on 21st June 2014 in a beautiful white wedding. After the marriage, Jill changed her name to add her husband’s surname to her identity-Jill Duggar Dillard.
From their marital bliss, the couple is blessed with two children. Derick’s first son Israel David Dillard was born on 6th April 2015 whereas second son Samuel Scott Dillard was born on 8th July 2017.
Well, the couple shares a lovely relationship as they celebrated their fourth marriage anniversary in 2018 — Derick posts heart-melting tributes for the mother of his two children on Instagram.
Furthermore, the pair take part in quality things together which helps to keep their relationship alive even after two children. During 2015 they went on a journey to do missionary work in Central America.
How Much Is Derick Dillard Net Worth?
Derick’s exit from the show left fans wondering about how he and his family were doing.
After all, when you get fired from a major network show for such problematic behavior, it is harder to get work.
Well, American nationality seems to be fine in the economics department. Before getting fired from the show Derick and his wife used to earn between $25,000 and $40,000 an episode.
Even after losing the job form the TLC show, they seem to have the money they earned in the past from the show.
The actor of age 29 and his wife have combined net worth of $400,000. Additionally, the pair also accept donations from their fans.