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Amy Rachelle (Jordan) King is the daughter of Terry Jordan and Deanna Duggar. She is the wife of Dillon King (born on April 3, 1988[1][2]). She is the mother of Daxton King.[3]

Early Life

Amy as a child

Amy Rachelle Jordan was born on September 30, 1986, to Terry Jordan and Deanna Duggar. The couple was unmarried, and she is their only child.

Amy attended John Tyson Elementary School as a child.[4] It is unknown where she attended school after that, but it was likely still a public school.

Amy was abused by her father as a young child.[5]

Family

Dating

Amy dated at least six men before meeting the man she wound up marrying. She has been vocal about the fact that she did not wait until marriage to have sex.[6] These men included David Byrnes.[7]

Amy and Dillon walking to the proposal spot

According to a post on his Instagram, Amy met Dillon King on July 11, 2014.[8] Despite this, she is in pictures with him in April of 2013.[9][10]

Engagement

On July 13, 2015, Amy announced that she was engaged to Dillon King.[11] Based on pictures, the proposal took place outdoors, and he lined the walkway to the planned spot with candles.[12]

Amy and Dillon on their wedding day

Wedding

Amy married Dillon King on September 6, 2015, at Horton Farms near Bentonville, AR. [13] Her maid of honor was her friend Julie Story.[14] Her bridesmaids were her future sister-in-law Loren King and friends Loren Bullard, Christie Bates, and two others.[15] Her bell girls were her cousins Johannah, Jennifer, Jordyn, and Josie Duggar and her cousin Josh's daughter Mackynzie Duggar.[13]

Amy and Dillon on their honeymoon

Honeymoon

For their honeymoon, Amy and Dillon went to Cancun, Mexico.[16][17] Based on pictures, the trip included a lot of time relaxing at the beach and enjoying nice restaurants.

The first official family photo with Daxon

Motherhood

On April 21, 2019, Amy announced that she was expecting her first child.[18] On June 1, 2019, Amy revealed that her child's sex is male.[19] This boy had a due date of October 9, 2019.[20] On July, 20 they announced via Instagam that he would be named Daxton Ryan King.[21] On October 9, 2019, Amy gave birth to Daxton via a scheduled C-section. He weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz. and the delivery was "smooth and easy."[3]

Resume

Television Appearances

Amy on 17 Kids and Counting

Starting in 2008, Amy was regularly featured on the TLC show 19 Kids and Counting, which focused on the life of her maternal uncle Jim Bob Duggar and his large conservative family. Amy was often placed as a foil, with editing comparing her more "normal" lifestyle to that of her sheltered cousins. In 2014, the show aired a special titled "A Duggar Leaves Home" that focused on Amy's trip to Nashville, TN, to try to become a famous singer.[22] 19 Kids and Counting was canceled in 2015.

Amy and Dillon on Marriage Boot Camp

Amy and her husband were one of the subjects of season 9 of the WE TV show Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars. The show focuses on married couples looking to save their marriages through therapy. Many found it odd that a couple who has been married for less than a year would appear on such a show. Amy discussed her childhood abuse on the show, crediting it as the source of many of her marital problems.[23]

Amy has been featured on the TLC show Counting On, which is a spin-off of 19 Kids and Counting. Her appearances on this show are infrequent and generally in the background.

Amy in a recording studio

Musician Career

As featured in the 19 Kids and Counting special episode "A Duggar Leaves Home", Amy worked towards a career as a singer for a time. She says she did not chase this career because she didn't to be known as the "crazy Duggar cousin".[24]

Social Media Influencer

Amy occasionally posts sponsored Instagram posts with sponsors like Hello Fresh and FabFitFun.[25][26]

Amy working at 3130 Clothing

Mentoring Work

In the summer of 2018, Amy began a job mentoring young girls at some sort of facility in Arkansas. The specifics of this job are unknown, and she likely left it when she opened her clothing store in December of the same year.[27]

3130 Clothing

Amy currently owns and operates her own clothing boutique, 3130 Clothing, in Springdale, AR. She officially opened the store on December 1, 2018.[28]

Wedding Involvement

  • bridesmaid: her friend Julie Story's wedding to Loyal Smithson (1/7/17)[29][30]

profile photo credit

References

  1. https://i.imgur.com/NXzIMmz.png
  2. https://www.instagram.com/p/BhG6SIunZj2/
  3. 3.0 3.1 https://people.com/tv/amy-duggar-dillon-king-welcome-first-child-son-daxton-ryan/
  4. 17 Kids and Counting
  5. https://people.com/celebrity/amy-duggar-king-reveals-who-allegedly-physically-abused-childhood/
  6. https://people.com/tv/amy-duggar-king-gets-really-open-about-dating-and-premarital-sex/
  7. https://www.instagram.com/p/nTynw_NkGr/
  8. https://www.instagram.com/p/zv-ZDQAbIT/
  9. https://www.instagram.com/p/Yo_yZ-tkMg/
  10. https://www.instagram.com/p/XxC9mCtkEb/
  11. https://www.instagram.com/p/5GWhrNtkOR/
  12. https://www.instagram.com/p/5GWhqKAbDp/
  13. 13.0 13.1 https://people.com/tv/amy-duggar-and-dillon-king-are-married/
  14. https://www.instagram.com/p/5pvfxvNkCE/
  15. https://www.instagram.com/p/6htC4KNkKT/
  16. https://www.instagram.com/p/7ijwh8tkKQ/
  17. https://people.com/tv/amy-duggar-and-dillon-king-enjoy-drinks-in-honeymoon-photos/
  18. https://www.instagram.com/p/BwhcGBNFE6g/
  19. https://www.instagram.com/p/ByKuTbGBYnN/
  20. https://people.com/tv/amy-duggar-king-pregnant-first-child/
  21. https://www.instagram.com/p/B0JOIg1h3qE/
  22. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3InmVuWB9QU
  23. https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/amy-duggar-and-husband-dillon-king-reveal-why-theyre-in-marriage-bootcamp
  24. https://www.intouchweekly.com/posts/amy-duggar-singing-152197/
  25. https://www.instagram.com/p/BDRh9gRNkNU/
  26. https://www.instagram.com/p/BEEVoakNkCi/
  27. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bkr-aPPHusr/
  28. https://www.instagram.com/p/BpR9N3Glu0o/
  29. https://www.instagram.com/p/BPWbOy7DUhj/
  30. https://www.instagram.com/p/BPAiGRsj1rX/
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