More importantly, Nathan also seems to be a pretty good guy: in a recent episode of We would fly supplies into these little airports, and then we'd drive them up into the mountains where nobody could get.
It wouldn't be the first time though that Jana was involved in a rumored courtship that didn't pan out.
Over the years, she's been linked to former NFL player Tim Tebow, Duggar family friend Caleb William, and even Nathan's own brother, Lawson, according to In other words, time will tell if there's any truth to the rumors linking Jana and Nathan, but there is at least one family member who thinks a Bates-Duggar union has to be in the cards at some point.
Joy-Anna Duggar announced her courtship with longtime friend Austin on Tuesday night after TLC viewers watched her sister Jinger Duggar marry Jeremy Vuolo.
Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, Jana Duggar has had to face a lot of speculation about her relationship status.
I’m like I really want to be in on this and knowing that he’s going to get a good girl,” she said. When she’s not helping her family with household projects, like re-doing her parent’s guest home, or starring on “Counting On,” she’s a business owner.
Jana purchased a former tattoo parlor near her home in Springdale, Arkansas, in April. Fans of the reality TV family will likely be familiar with Nathan Bates — like Jana, he also comes from a family of 19 children, and, like Jana, his family also has a reality show (the seventh season of began in January).According to the Duggar Family Fan Blog, Jim Bob and Michelle have actually been friends with Nathan's parents, Gil and Kelly Bates, for more than two decades, and now, it seems that the internet has decided it is high time for a Duggar-Bates wedding: in a reddit thread Thursday, fans of the Duggars sized up Nathan as a potential husband for Jana, and though there were some reservations, fans still seemed to ship the idea overall.As far as prospective husbands go, Nathan Bates doesn't exactly seem like a bad choice for Jana.Firstly, he obviously knows what it's like to grow up in a really big family, and their families clearly get along well.Though she and her twin brother, John-David, are still single, all six of their younger adult siblings are currently either engaged, married, pregnant, or already raising kids.