Jana Duggar, the eldest daughter of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, has been the subject of speculation for nearly a decade. Now 29, Jana remains unmarried. In fact, she is the only Duggar daughter over the age of 18 that doesn’t yet have a spouse. The natural beauty is open about the type of man she’s interested in and how courtship works in her family. She simply has not found Mr. Right.
Fans of the show are rooting for her to find love and break free from the family’s Arkansas compound, and those hopes have led to much speculation about Jana’s dating prospects.
In 2014 Jana Duggar was rumored to be dating Tim Tebow
In 2014 the rumor mill went into overdrive when Jim Bob Duggar, posted about a meeting with Pam Tebow. Pam is the mother of former NFL quarterback, Tim Tebow. Jana’s cousin Amy furthered the rumors by mentioning her own meeting with Pam. Tim Tebow has not met the Duggar family.
Tebow garnered media attention during his short-lived NFL career for his self-proclaimed virginity. Fans of 19 Kids and Counting assumed the Jana and Tim were a match made in heaven, but it was not meant to be. In January 2019 Tim Tebow proposed to Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, a former Miss Universe.
Lawson Bates sparks courtship rumors because of an Instagram post
Lawson Bates, 26, and Jana Duggar, 29, have a lot in common. The pair both come from super-sized families, have spent time in front of the camera, and share the same devout religion.
Jana and Lawson have been linked several times over the years, but the most recent rumors were sparked after Lawson shared an Instagram post featuring Jana. He quickly deleted it, but that didn’t stop fans from speculating that the pair
Kelly and Gil Bates, Lawson’s parents, have denied that Lawson and Jana are in a relationship. The famous parents, however, do stop short of squashing the possibility of a Duggar-Bates union down the road. After all, the families have 19 children each. A love connection seems likely, at some point. In fact, the Bates family thinks it is inevitable, according to ET
A family dinner with Caleb Williams sparked courtship rumors
Jana was first linked to Caleb Williams in 2017. Williams, 26, began appearing on the social media profiles of several members of the family. The Duggars explained that Williams was a family friend, but that didn’t stop rumors of a potential love connection.
Williams dispelled the rumor on a public Facebook post. Williams is now facing two class C felony charges, according to InTouch Weekly. He is accused of sexually assaulting a minor. The sex crimes took place sometime between 2016 and 2018.
Williams was released on bond and is awaiting his next court hearing. The Duggar family has not made a public comment regarding the arrest, according to InTouch Weekly. They, however, are not strangers to this particular type of controversy. Details of Josh Duggar’s molestation of his sisters and a family friend during his teens surfaced in 2015. As an adult, he entered a private treatment center amid the Ashley Madison scandal. Josh’s email address was linked to a profile on the cheating website.
Jana’s best friend Laura sparks a same-sex courtship rumor
A woman by the name of Laura has popped up on the Instagram feeds of the older Duggar kids in recent months. Laura moved into the Duggars’ expansive home to help care for and tutor the younger children. It seems that Laura and Jana Duggar have quickly become inseparable.
Laura Demasie, 34, was the event planner for Joy and Austin Forsyth’s wedding. That doesn’t mean that Jana’s found love with Laura. It appears that they are strictly just BFFs.
Laura is also single. A fan asked Derick Dillard, Jana’s brother-in-law about the possibility of romance between Jana and Laura, and he offered a resounding no as an answer.
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