We Now Know Who the Richest Duggar Kid Is ... And the Answer Will Shock You

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With few exceptions, reality TV stars don't make a ton of money from the shows that make them famous.

Don't get us wrong, in many cases, it's a cushy six-figure gig that doesn't require you to do any real work, and that's a pretty sweet deal.

Duggar Family: Counting On Season 4 Photo

But Kylie Jenner didn't become the world's youngest "self-made" billionaire from her Keeping Up With the Kardashians salary.

No, that it was the opportunities that basic cable stardom presented to Kylie that allowed her to go from well-off to wealthy.

And while the two families may seem to have next to nothing in common, the same can be said of the most affluent members of the Duggar clan.

The Duggars might belong to a faith started by a guy who wasn't all that keen on amassing wealth, but Jim Bob and his kids are born hustlers.

Jana & Jim Bob

The exact figureĀ Jim Bob's net worth has been widely debated, but there's no question that the man is a millionaire many times over.

At this point, Jim Bob basically owns the small town that he lives in (much to the chagrin of many of his neighbors), as a result of more than a decade in which a massive chunk of his real estate earnings has been reinvested into local real estate.

So it goes without saying that JB is the richest member of his family.

But the question of who is the most well-off among his offspring has a much more surprising answer.

Michelle Duggar and Jim Bob Duggar in Silver Dollar City

Several of Jim Bob's kids have followed in his footsteps by flipping cars and real estate.

Surprisingly, the most successful Duggar in that department might be Josh, who owns several businesses and properties in the Tontitown/Springdale area.

(We're guessing he mostly sticks to behind-the-scenes work, for obvious reasons.)

But Josh was fired by TLC amid a string of sex scandals in 2015.

Anna Duggar is Stuck with Josh

He's still not permitted to play an active role in the family's media empire, which severely limits his earning potential.

Similarly, Jill Duggar's husband, Derick Dillard, was fired from Counting On, and Jill quit as a sign of solidarity.

So they're also more or less out of the running when it comes to the richest Duggars.

And the same can be said for fan-favorite Jana Duggar, whose business opportunities are hampered by the fact that she's an unmarried woman living in a society in which unmarried women are basically pariahs.

Jana Duggar on the Beach

So who takes the cake as the very richest of Jim Bob and Michelle's children?

Well, according to several outlets, the answer is Jinger Duggar, who -- along with her pro-soccer-player-turned-minister husband -- enjoys a net worth of roughly $2 million.

Jinger's surprising affluence came to light after it was revealed that she and Jeremy are shelling out roughly $4,000 a month for the house they're renting in LA.

And where does all that cash come from?

Well, like her father, it seems Jinger has many irons in the fire.

Jinger Eating a Donut

For one thing, she's arguably the most well-liked of all the Duggar daughters, which means her sponsored content posts on Instagram are worth a lot some serious bucks.

On top of that, Jinger married a guy with an actual job.

Jeremy probably didn't earn much as a soccer player, but he's in high demand as a preacher, and he reportedly enjoys a full schedule of high-paying speaking gigs at all times.

Jinger is flat-out beloved by fans, so we're guessing no one will take issue with this revelation -- but with her unassuming demeanor and humble ways, you can bet a lot of people will be surprised by it.

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