Katie Irene Kreider, now Kate Gosselin, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 28, 1975.
Kate Gosselin Net Worth - $0.2 Million
Birth Name - Katie Irene Kreider
Date of birth - March 28, 1975
Zodiac Sign - Aries
Birth Place - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Nationality - American
Height - 5′ 4″
Profession - TV Personality, Author, Actor, Certified nurse midwife
Kreider married Jon Gosselin in 1999, and one year later gave birth to Cara and Madelyn, twin sisters who were five weeks premature. After further fertility treatments, Kate became pregnant again and gave birth to sextuplets, three girls and three boys. These eight children made the Gosselin family extremely popular, and especially Kate who was a famous mother of eight. The Gosselins even got their own show on TV, which added to Kate Gosselin net worth of $200,000.
The whole family was featured in the TV show “Jon and Kate Plus 8”. This show was watched by a huge American audience between 2007 and 2009. Unfortunately, the show was stopped when Kate divorced her husband Jon. A new version of the show started later under the name “Kate Plus 8”, being hosted by Kate Gosselin alone. When the new show also stopped, Kate was left unemployed.
In several appearances on television, Kate Gosselin stated that she is completely broke, quite surprising given the figures related to the shows she hosted. At the time of the “Kate Plus 8” show, Gosselin was earning $250 thousands for every episode. Moreover, when Kate and Jon were family, they were making 25 thousand dollars for every public appearance. They were even charging their fans, who were asking for a picture of the family or an autograph.
Kate Gosselin is also a successful writer and this contributed significantly to her net worth. She published four books, the first two being included on the best sellers list of New York Times. The first book was entitled Multiple Belssings and had Beth Carson and her husband Jon Gosselin as co-authors.
The book sold in more than 500,000 copies and debuted fifth on the best sellers list of NY Times. A second book was released with the title Eight Little Faces ad also debuted on the fifth position on the best sellers list of NY Times. The third book was I Just Want You to Know, and the fourth one was Love is in the Mix. Kate was also a CouponCabin contributing blogger for one year, in 2011.
Kate Gosselin also got financial success by participating in the TV show Dancing With The Stars, where she was the partner of Tony Dovolani. Together with her children, Kate Gosselin was present on a Celebrity Wife Swap episode, where she and Kendra Wilkinson switched places.