Whitney Bates (Bates family) Wiki Bio and Age
Whitney Bates was born on 21 September 1991 in the USA, which means that she is 27 years old and her zodiac sign is Virgo. Whitney, whose nationality is American, is best known as a reality TV star, and in that field she is particularly noted for appearing in “Bringing Up Bates”. Being successful in that field, she’s gained recognition among audiences, which also poses some questions regarding her early life and formative years.
— Zach&Whitney Bates (@zachbates) September 4, 2017
So just how rich is Whitney Bates as of mid-2019? According to authoritative sources, this reality star has a net worth of over $1 million, accumulated from her career in the previously mentioned field. However, Bates hasn’t spoken about her assets, such as vehicles and houses, but she is seemingly able to take care of herself and her family financially.
Ethnicity and Background
Speaking about Whitney’s ethnicity, she is Caucasian and has brown hair, which she sometimes dyes a lighter shade, and brown eyes, which suits her complexion. Judging from the photos available on the internet, Bates has a fit figure and takes good care of her appearance, indicating that she puts time and effort into her looks. Unfortunately, she hasn’t shared any information about her early life, nor has she spoken about her education. However, we do know that she is the biological daughter of J.C. and Lynn Perkins, and the adoptive daughter of Johnny and Lydia Owens.
Bates is in the entertainment field, which naturally means that she is active on social media, and which she uses to promote her work as well as to communicate with the fans. She has Twitter and Instagram accounts, and is followed by 24,000 people on the former and 260,000 on the latter. She shares her account with her husband Zach, and some of their latest tweets include a post in which they shared a photo of their kids, adding “Being a mom changes the landscape of your heart forever”. They also often post other family related news, which their fans seem to love.
Whitney shares photos from her private life on Instagram, allowing her followers to take a closer look at what’s going on behind the scenes. She has recently posted a photo of herself adding “20 weeks, 3 days. Baby is now the size of a banana and kicking like crazyyyy. Oh, little one, if you only knew how much you were already loved!”. She has also shared a photo of her daughter on her birthday, adding that she can’t believe how fast three years went by; her followers went on to wish her daughter a happy birthday as well.
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In June 2019, she announced that she was pregnant, posting a photo of her two children and adding “There’s no way to describe the excitement under our little roof as we are anxious to welcome our 3rd little baby!” Her fans seem to have loved the photo, as they went on to write numerous sweet messages and comments.
Being a public figure, Whitney shares a lot of information about her private life. She rose to fame when she began dating Zach Bates, a reality TV star, thus appearing in “Bringing Up Bates”. They began dating in 2012, and spent several months becoming friends. As of 2013, they announced that they’d entered a courtship, however, they set their own physical boundaries in their relationship.
In September of the same year, Zach proposed to Whitney and in December of that year, they married at the First Baptist Church in Lake City, Tennessee, with the reception at Main Event Clinton – Whitney’s six bridesmaids included three of her husband’s sisters. In June of 2018, they had a vow renewal ceremony at The Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farms which Whitney’s parents attended, which was certainly important for them as they weren’t at the couple’s wedding.
In March 2014, it was announced that Whitney was pregnant with their first child, and in October she gave birth to their son, Bradley Gilvin at Tennova Healthcare Physicians Regional Medical Center, located in Knoxville, Tennessee. In June 2016, Bates gave birth to their daughter Kaci Lynn Bates, and was pregnant in 2018 once again, but unfortunately she suffered a miscarriage. Luckily, in 2019 it was announced they’re expecting their third child, due November 2019. The family seems to be living a happy and prosperous life together, which is all that really matters.
Bringing Up Bates
“Bringing Up Bates”, which helped Whitney rise to fame, is a reality TV series broadcast on Up TV. It follows the story of Gil and Kelly Jo Bates and their 19 children. The couple married in 1987, when Gil was 22 and Kelly Jo 21 Since when they’ve had nine boys and 10 girls, and in addition now have nine grandchildren. They made their TV debut in 2012, with the series entitled “United Bates of America” and in 2015, their second series, “Bringing Up Bates” began.