If you are a fan of the hit Discovery Channel series Expedition Unknown, you must know one of its iconic brains – Josh Gates. Josh Gates has trekked the world’s densest jungles, scaled the most remote mountains, and even entered the darkest caves filming the series.
However, Josh hasn’t been alone all this while. Credit must also be given to his diligent and supportive wife- Hallie Gnatovich.
This article will look into Hallie Gnatovich’s life, her background, her marriage to Josh Gates, and what she is up to currently.
Summary of Profile
- Name: Hallie Gnatovich
- Date of birth: January 26, 1981
- Age: 40 years
- Gender: Female
- Nationality: American
- Profession: Former actress, therapist
- Religion: Christianity
- Marital status: Married
- Husband’s name: Josh Gate
- Height: 5 ft 5 in
- Weight: 51 kg
Who is Hallie Gnatovich?
Hallie Gnatovich is a therapist and former American actress who gained more popularity after marrying one of America’s most loved paranormal researchers and TV presenter Josh Gates.
She was born on January 26, 1981. This means she is 40 years old this year. Hallie is a Christian and is of mixed ethnicity- White, Caucasian, and Russian.
Despite being married to one of the most famous TV personalities in the United States, Hallie Gnatovich did not relax. Instead, she continued pushing to make a name for herself, and today; she has built an enviable career for herself.
Hallie Gnatovich’s early life and education
Hallie Gnatovich was born to the American couple, Rock and Stana Gnatovich, in Boston, U.S. She has two siblings- Steven and Simognant Gnatovich.
Even from an early age, Hallie had a passion for acting. With her parent’s support, she went after her passion, pursuing a career in acting.
She attended Oberlin College, Ohio, where she obtained her B.An in Theatre in 2004.
Even though Hallie Gnatovich loved acting and pursued that part, it seemed she didn’t hit success with that career.
After a few years in the acting industry, she shifted her career line from acting to therapy.
Hallie went back to school this time to obtain a Masters’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Counselling.
Finally, in 2012, Hallie got her license to practice therapy, after which she established a counseling firm in California where she resides with her family.
Hallie Gnatovich’s career
Hallie Gnatovich’s career life started with acting. She featured in several movies and TV shows.
Two of her famous works are her roles in the comedy movie Archer House and the 5-season TV series, Destination Truth.
After a few years in the acting scene, Hallie transitioned from an actress to a marriage and family therapist.
She went for a master’s in 2009 and started practicing therapy at Genesee Center until 2012, after which she earned a certificate in Mindfulness.
The same year that she earned her certificate, Hallie Gnatovick started working at Jewish Family Center as a therapist for a short while. Later, she successfully established her own counseling firm, Hallie G Therapy.
Writing on her website about her passion for counseling and helping people get through their different life issues, Hallie Gnatovich said, “I love therapy. When I start this process with a client, it marks the beginning of a commitment to that person.” The name of her website is Halliegtherapy.com.
Hallie also disclosed that she works from a “Cognitive Behavioural and Mindfulness Perspective” on her Linkedin profile.
She added that she prefers working with clients in their 20s and mid-30s or clients who are actors, entertainers, writers, or lesbian couples.
She finds this group of people insightful, enthusiastic, and engaged in the therapeutic processes.
Hallie Gnatovich’s marriage to Josh Gates
Not many moviemakers find love on set. But, Hallie Gnatovich and Josh Gates were among the lucky few that found love while on set.
Hallie and Josh met during the production set of the film “Destination Truth”. Destination Truth saw Josh Gates, the paranormal researcher, investigate various supernatural claims across different parts of the world.
Hallie Gnatovich appeared in about eight episodes of the film.
The duo started dating shortly after they collaborated in the movie. However, they did not wed immediately.
Hallie Gnatovich and Josh Gates dated for some years before they finally tied the knot on September 13, 2014.
Their wedding venue turned out to be the Hidden Pond Luxury Resort Main, United States.
It was a grand wedding attended by family, friends, and colleagues in the film industry.
Two years after their wedding, Hallie Gnatovich and Josh Gates were blessed with a baby boy. Their first child, Owen Gates, was born on February 12, 2016.
Josh was on air when the exciting news of his wife’s delivery reached him. Two years after Owen was born, Hallie Gnatovich and Josh welcomed another baby, this time a baby girl.
Who is Hallie Gnatovich’s husband, Josh Gates?
“Josh Gates” usually pops up each time TV shows like Stranded on Syfy, Legendary Locations, Expedition Unknown, and Destination Truth are mentioned.
This shows how famous Josh Gates is as he presents these shows in the United States.
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Josh Gates was born on August 10, 1977, in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, United States. His parents are Lee and Sonoa Gates.
He attended Tufts University, Medford, Massachusett, where he co-majored in archaeology and drama.
Josh Gates is a TV presenter and producer. He was the host and co-executive producer of the above-mentioned TV shows. He is a known adventurer and explorer whose passion for adventure takes him to the world’s farthest corners.
Josh once climbed mountain Kilimanjaro after practicing with two friends. One of the things that spur Josh’s expeditions is to find answers to the unexplained.
Hallie Gnatovich’s net worth
Hallie Gnatovich indicated on her website that she charges clients $175 per hour. As of 2020, Hallie Gnatovich had an estimated net worth of $1.3 million.
Random facts about Hallie Gnatovich
Here are some random facts about Hallie Gnatovich:
- She played the role of Marnie in the 2017 short movie comedy, Archer House
- She appeared on set, the American Paranormal film Destination Truth with Josh Gates, whom she later married
- She talks a lot about #Envy and #Jealousy
- She loves talking about the “love languages” in her therapy sessions
- Her motivation remains, “the ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.”