Jill Dillard and husband Derick they were frank about not being paid properly for appearing on Jill’s family reality shows, Counting e 19 children and countingbut in recently unsealed court documents, the couple, as well as Jill’s sisters Jessa Seewald, Jinger Want e Joy Forsyth– revealed what they have done in the time since the cancellation of the concerts. Agree with The sunthey also revealed how the Duggar family scandals affected their income.
The details of the Duggar girls ‘family finances were revealed in unsealed court statements of the sisters’ lawsuit against the city of Springdale, police department employees and others for invading privacy after the parties released her brother. Josh Duggar2006 sexual abuse police report in 2015, The sun reports.
How Ashley reported earlier this year, an Arkansas judge went on to dismiss the case in February; However; The 2021 girls ’statements, which were only recently released, revealed how much money they and their husbands earn through promotions on social media and other businesses.
Jill & Derick Dillard Salaries
According to the depositions obtained by The sun, Jill and Derick appear to be in the worst financial position. The couple announced last month that they were moving because Derick was getting a new job, but since they left the Duggar family reality show, Jill and Derick have admitted that they had to depend on food banks and the generosity of neighbors to feed the his family sometimes. .
Jill revealed that she and Derick make money through online businesses, including their website, product promotions, and ads. In the statement, Jill stated that her concerts on social media raised $ 10,000 in 2020.
Derick, who passed the bar exam in February, was dropped from the case in May 2021, during which he mentioned the income he and Jill should have earned by appearing on ‘Counting On’ and the program’s predecessor. 19 Children and counting.
As you may recall, Derick was very outspoken about his problems with his father-in-law Jim Bob Duggar, whom Derick claims has kept the benefits of family television shows to himself. Only after “involving a lawyer” were the Dillards able to recoup a portion of “what Jill should have paid for her participation” in FTA programs.
In his statement, Derick revealed that he contacted TLC at one point in an attempt to receive part of the income he and Jill were entitled to, and the network informed him that “there was an agreement that we should be paid.” Derick said he was never paid to appear on “19 Kids and Counting”; however, he started receiving between $ 500 and $ 1,000 in “early 2017” for appearing on ‘Counting On’. Those payments stopped in May 2017 after he and Jill left the show.
He also mentioned that during his time on the FTA program, he and Jill often receive “benefits,” including having their groceries pay for production.
As for the current state of his finances, Derick noted in his statement that he and Jill got $ 800 in April 2021 from their YouTube channel and that Jill earned $ 2,000 at a time to promote a “modest swimmer company.”
Derick said he worked part-time while attending law school, earning $ 800 a month as a Grubhub driver, and although he and Jill had enough savings to avoid needing to take out student loans, Derick said they sometimes relied on charity to feed his family.
“Our neighbors bring boxes of food sometimes,” he said. “And I also got food from the campus pantry.”
On Sunday, Derick shared on social media that he was officially sworn in as a licensed attorney in Arkansas.
Salary of Jessa Seewald
Jessa stated in her statement that her social media promotions earned her about $ 30,000 in 2020. Not to mention no money that Jessa’s husband Ben Seewald done, apparently.
Joy Forsyth’s salary
In his statement, Joy noted the revenue he believes he has lost due to the Duggar family scandals. Joy, who, like her sisters, makes money promoting products on social media, said she has gotten promotional work in the past, only to lose it shortly after she started.
“I advertise online and I lost several offers because of this [the Duggar scandals]”Most of them, in fact,” said Joy. “… But it’s also very difficult to get young people to advertise with me.
Joy stated that in 2020, she earned about $ 40,000 on her own. Her husband Austin Forsythhe also makes money working as a commercial contractor.
Salary of Jinger and Jeremy Vuolo
Compared to her sisters, Jinger is rolling in the masses thanks to her social media promotion profits. Jinger, who lives in Los Angeles with her husband Jeremy and daughters, said she works with an agency to get promotional offers and brand partnerships. She said she was able to bring in between $ 100,000 and $ 200,000 on her own from these jobs, in addition to the money she earned with ‘Counting On’ and the book she wrote with Jeremy.
Jeremy confirmed that his and Jinger’s income in 2020 was “definitely over $ 100,000 … probably in the $ 200,000 range.”
He also stated that he has no income from his work as a preacher and that Jinger has been bringing in most of his family’s money.
“Since I moved to California, because I’ve taken on a different role, you know, where I’m not a full-time pastor; a job as an assistant isn’t like, you know, a big salary or whatever,” said Jeremy, who recently graduated with a Master’s degree in Divinity and will go on to pursue a doctorate, he said. “Jinger took more prerogative to make some of those paid partnerships. And I’m not sure, but I think that’s where most [of our income] would come from. I think the program money probably stayed relatively the same. “
When asked how much he and Jinger were paid to appear on ‘Counting On’ he said it was very little.
“It’s not much. I remember estimating it a few years ago that it was the same as a McDonald’s employee, but it’s not much,” Jeremy said. “” Maybe between $ 2,000 and $ 3,000, something like that, per episode. [combined], and then there are not a lot of episodes. So yes. I should sign up in that case. “
Jinger claimed she and Jeremy could have been making more money if it weren’t for the scandals associated with Jinger’s family.
“Not for anything we did, but for all these things in the family … But now, that’s a recurring theme of sexual abuse, all those documents are released, [brands we’ve worked with are] like, “We don’t want to be associated with everything that happened.” And so that happened to us and we lost partnership agreements, “he said.
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