Meet Katey Nakatsu, popular as the wife of the Counting On star Jed Duggar.
The Duggar family was known for ultra-short courtships and huge weddings, and when one of them entered a courtship, everyone knew! However, this time, Jed — one of the middle children in the Duggar family — secretly got engaged to Katey, before anyone even knew that they were dating.
So, who is Jed’s secret lover who stayed behind the curtains all this time? Tag along with this Katey Nakatsu wiki to know all about her.
Katey Nakatsu Age, Birthday, Zodiac
Katey Nakatsu who celebrates her birthday in July was born in 1998. That made her 23 years of age in 2021, the same age as her fiancee Jed Duggar.
According to her birthday, she might be of the Cancer or Leo zodiac.
Katey Nakatsu Wiki — Parents, Siblings, Hometown
Katey Nakatsu was born to parents Kory and Kim Nakatsu. Speculatively, they seemed to have divorced, and Katey’s father Kory was remarried. Justification being — the Nakatsu siblings called their “stepmom” Kerry instead of “mom”.
Reportedly, Katey’s sister was named Lauren Nakatsu.
Talking more about Katey’s parents, her dad Kory bought a house in Arkansas back in September 2020 and rented out his house in Arizona. From what looked like his Linkedin profile, Kory seemed to be a retired Global Account Manager of American Express.
As for Katey’s mother Kimberly, she chose to remain out of the scene. Similarly, we found a Linkedin profile, which might belong to Katey’s mom. It described Kimberly as a former Account Manager of ScanSource and former patient financial counselor of HonorHealth.
Trivia: Kory was born on May 31, 1966, and Kimberly on June 26, 1968.
The Nakatsu family ran a blog at “nakatsus.com”. The daughters and parents both posted about their life’s special events there.
Information about her hometown wasn’t shared.
Social Media Reach: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter
As of March 2021, Katey wasn’t available over social media. She deleted her Instagram a while along, which was followed by both Jed and Jinger.
Height, Weight, Distinct Features
Katey Nakatsu stands tall at a height of under 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm) and weighs above 50 kg (110 lbs).
Her distinct features include – natural brownish hair (which she colored blond), and a triangular face.
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Katey Nakatsu Net Worth, Job, Education
Katey Nakatsu’s net worth was $200 thousand in 2021.
Unlike her reality star fiancee, Katey was more into serving others than basking in the limelight. Although she didn’t share much about her current job, her family blog revealed that she was “planning to seek opportunities to minister to and serve others during her single years.”
Back in 2018, she was working in Florida serving in a prison ministry.
In light of her education, Katey attended public school for a while (which might be pretty scandalous for the Duggar family) and graduated in 2016. Also, she appeared to be a pilot as well. She received her “Solo Flight” certificate in 2020.
Katey Nakatsu & Jed Duggar: Dating, Engaged, Wedding
Katey Nakatsu and Jed Duggar first started dating in April 2020.
In November 2020 Jessa Duggar’s YouTube video, fans noticed a pumpkin with the name “Katey” carved into it. They even noted Jessa asking Jed if he was making a pumpkin for his lady at one point in the video. To, which Jed confirmed her suspicions. So, that was how fans figured Katey and Jed’s start of courtship.
Later, it was also revealed that Jed his twin brother, Jeremiah Duggar, and their father, Jim Bob Duggar, visited Katey’s family who lived in Arizona back in May 2020.
Within a year of courtship, the duo then secretly held their engagement in an empty barn, decorated with candles and a circular floral arch. The two then went on to have a romantic dinner inside an igloo, followed by fireworks at night.
The lovebirds were scheduled to hold their wedding on April 3rd, 2021, at 2:00 pm. An insider reported, “the wedding will definitely be no small affair, with likely more than a hundred guests invited to celebrate their big day.”
True to their plans, Katey and Jade tied the knot in April 2021 in Arkansas. A day after the wedding, Jade shared a photo from their big day via Instagram with a lengthy caption.
Jed and Katey announced they were expecting their first child in Sept 2021. Via Instagram, Jed had broken the news with a photo of them carrying a sign. The accompanying caption — “She tested positive, but not for Covid” — drew backlash. Many labeled it insensitive.
Little info on Jed Duggar: He is one of the popular Duggars kids featured on the TLC reality show Counting On. The show was previously called 14 Children and Pregnant Again, then renamed 19 Kids and Counting, and finally Counting On. Other stars of the show include its patriarch and matriarch, Jim-Bob and Michelle Duggar, and kids: Jeremiah, Jana, John, Joshua, John-David, Joseph, Josiah Duggar, and others.
Last modified: October 6, 2021