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Derick Dillard: Everything About Jill Duggar Dillard's Husband

Arshad Published On Tue Mar 01 2022   Modified On Thu Mar 31 2022
Derick Dillard: Everything About Jill Duggar Dillard's Husband

Derick Dillard is an American television personality best known for his appearance in 19 Kids and Counting (2008). He has also starred on Counting On (2015) and Fox and Friends (1998).

Derick is famous for being the husband of renowned television star Jill Duggar Dillard. The couple, who recently suffered miscarriage, are now expecting a child again.

Father Died of Heart Attack, Mother Remarried

Derick Dillard was born as Derick Michael Dillard on March 9, 1989, in Rogers, Arkansas. He was raised by his parents with his brother Daniel Dillard. Derick is the eldest one.

His father Richard "Rick" Dillard, who was a police officer at the Rogers Police Department, died from a heart attack at the age of 50 on January 18, 2008. Three years later on July 21, 2011, his mother Cathy Byrum then married another guy named Ronnie Byrum.

Derick studied at Oklahoma State University Oklahoma City. He joined the university in 2007 and completed his graduation in 2011.

Married Jill Duggar At a Lavish Wedding

As we mentioned earlier, Derick Dillard has been married to actress Jill Duggar. The couple first met Jill Duggar over a phone call in March 2013 and few months later in August 2013, they started dating.

The boyfriend-girlfriend duo was so much in love and in February of 2014, Derick decided to propose Jill. Derick sang a song "When He Made You" by Walker Hayes as he proposed her. Their engagement was featured on an 19 Kids and Counting episode "The Proposal".

In the same year on June 21, 2014, the love birds walked down the aisle in front of 1000 wedding guests. The nuptial was held on at Cross Church in Springdale, Arkansas.

Derick Dillard and Jill Duggar wedding
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Following the wedding, the husband-wife duo went for the honeymoon in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.

Expecting a Child After a Miscarriage

Derick Dillard and Jill Duggar are parents to two children, sons Israel David Dillard, 9, and Samuel Scott Dillard, 10. Jill gave birth to Israel via a Caesarean section on April 6, 2015. His birth was featured on an 19KaC episode "Jill's Special Delivery".

Husban-wife duo Derick Dillard and Jill Diggar with children
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In October 2021, the couple revealed that they had suffered a miscarriage. Just four months later on February 27, 2022, they announced through a blog that they are expecting another child. Yes, Jill is pregnant again.

Estimated Net Worth of $600 Thousand

In February 2014, Derick started working as a consultant in tax at Walmart’s corporate headquarters. He left the job shortly. He currently spends his time at the Cross Church School of Ministry and has been focusing on the global ministry of students from Arkansas University.

Derick has amassed a huge amount of money throughout his career. As per the report, the 32-year-old television star has an estimated net worth of $600 thousand. Meanwhile, the net worth of his wife Jill is estimated to be $400 thousand, that makes their total net worth $1 million.

The family of four is living in a house owned by Jill's father, Jim Bob in Northwest Arkansas .