Counting On’s Jed Duggar, Katey Nakatsu Welcome Their 1st Baby


Jed Duggar & Katey Nakatsu
Courtesy Jed Duggar/Instagram

The Duggars have a new mini-member! Jed Duggar’s wife, Katey NakatsuTheir first baby was born on Monday, May 2nd.

“He’s here! We love you so much, baby True!💙💙💙,” Duggar wrote via Instagram. “💙Truett Oliver Duggar💙 Born Monday, May 2. 6:34pm. 8 lb 5 oz. 20.5 inches.”

He added that the baby boy’s first name, Truett, means “warrior for Christ” and his middle name, Oliver, means “peace.”

The 19 Kids and Counting23-year-old alum announced their pregnancy news via Instagram in September 2021. “She tested positive, but not for COVID,” the TLC personality wrote at the time, alongside a winking emoji.

In the social media upload, the Arizona native, also 23, kissed her husband and covered her stomach with a sign, reading, “And then there were three. Baby Duggar. Spring ’22.”

While many of the reality star’s Instagram followers slammed his “insensitive” coronavirus mention in the caption, the Arkansas native’s family members commented their well-wishes at the time.

“Congrats you two! Loved the announcement!” Jason DuggarI wrote the following at the time: Joseph Duggar Kendra Duggar added, “Congratulations!!! So happy for you all.”

The couple announced their baby-to be four months later, using a blue powder and a baseball bat.

Jedediah kept Natasku’s courtship private and didn’t announce his engagement. However, he did share photos of the wedding when the couple tied their knot in April 2021.

“For a long time, I have prayed for my future spouse, not knowing who that person would be. God answered my prayers far beyond what I could have ever imagined in Katey,” the groom told his Instagram followers at the time. “We have enjoyed quietly developing our relationship over the past year and every moment together has been amazing!”

His parents are Michelle Duggar Jim Bob Duggar, added in a post of their own: “We are overjoyed about adding another daughter-in-love to our family. Jed and Katey have had a peaceful, low-key relationship which has allowed them to plan for a wonderful life together. Congratulations to this lovely couple on their wedding! We are excited to see how their story continues to unfold in the future.”

Jed celebrated his bride’s 23rd birthday in July 2021 with a touching social media tribute. “Katey, you’re my dream come true, the love of my life, and treasured wife,” he gushed at the time. “So grateful to God for bringing you into this world 23 years ago, and bringing our paths together forever!! Happy birthday from your greatest admirer!”

The Counting On alum exited his family’s show along with his siblings when it was canceled in June 2021 amid Josh Duggar’s arrest. The 33-year-old convicted sex offender was found guilty in December 2021 of possessing and receiving child pornography.

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