HOW THE FIVE OLDEST DUGGAR SISTERS ARE FORGING THEIR OWN LIVES
JANA DUGGAR, 31
“It can be tiring,” the second-oldest Duggar sibling (with niece Gracie in February) said on a Counting On episode about constantly explaining her relationship status. Unlike her sisters, who all were married in their teens and 20s, Jana is single.
JILL DILLARD, 30
In recent years Jill (at husband Derick Dillard’s law school graduation in May with their two sons, Samuel, 4, and Israel, 6) has emerged as the most outspoken rebel of the family. Jill and Derick, 32, “are kind of in their own world”, a family source says.
JESSA SEEWALD, 28
Following a miscarriage last year, Jessa (with, from left, children Spurgeon, 5, Ivy, 2, and Henry, 4) and husband Ben Seewald, 26, announced the birth of their fourth child, Fern, on Jul. 18. “She’s a champ,” Jessa said days later.
JINGER VUOLO, 27
The sixth-born sibling, Jinger (holding newborn Evangeline in 2020, with husband Jeremy Vuolo, 34, and daughter Felicity, 3) relocated to Los Angeles in 2019. “They’ve built their own life in a new city,” an insider said of the couple’s move.
JOY ANNA FORSYTH, 23
The Duggar women traditionally don’t work outside the home, but Joy-Anna (with kids Gideon, 3, and 13-month-old Evelyn in June) juggles childcare with helping husband Austin Forsyth, 27, renovate and flip houses.