Joy Anna Forsyth (née Duggar) has grown up before our eyes since her family’s first reality show, 17 kids and countingpremiered on TLC in 2008.
Fans have watched her evolve from a child to a married woman and now a mother over the years. Joy-Anna married her husband austin forsyth at Cross Church in Rogers, Arkansas at the age of 19 in May 2017. Following their wedding, the newlyweds traveled to Geneva, Switzerland for a romantic honeymoon.
By August 2017, Austin and Joy-Anna announced their pregnancy with baby No. 1. Later in February 2018, they welcomed son Gideon.
“Looking at our son for the first time was such an amazing moment!” the reality star sprouted to People after the arrival of your bouncing baby. “God is so good and we are so thankful.”
Longtime fans of the Duggars may already know that Joy-Anna and Austin were friends long before they took their relationship to the next level. The lovebirds met when their family moved to Arkansas and began attending the same church as the Duggars, and of course, the rest is history.
He Counting on Since then, the students have become a family of four, having welcomed their daughter, evelyn maein August 2020. “To say that my heart is full is an understatement”, joy anna sprouted at that time. “We have been dreaming of this day and we are very happy to announce that our baby girl has arrived.”
With five years of marriage behind them, Joy-Anna and Austin seem stronger than ever, and they have a big project in the works.
“Our RV remodel… We bought this 2001 Freightliner Fleetwood, Bounder, Class A motorhome a few months ago and finally started the renovation!” announced the TV personality on Aug. 18, 2021. “We plan to replace the entire floor, paint the cabinets and walls, upgrade the hardware, and convert our closet into a bunk room for the kids. Some of the best memories in my fonsound are from family road trips, so I can’t wait to revamp this and get it on the road!”
The Forsyths once again expanded their family, welcoming baby No. 3 in May 2023.
“He is here!” Joy shared via Instagram on May 19, keeping details minimal for now. “Thank you all for praying…Mom and baby are doing well.”
Scroll through her gallery below to see Joy-Anna’s transformation.