Kate Plus 8 stars Jon Gosselin and his ex-wife Kate Gosselin‘s sextuplets are now 16 years old. It’s hard to believe the preemies we watched grow up on TLC are now celebrating their 16th birthday. Kate gave birth to sons Collin, Aaden, and Joel, along with daughters Hannah, Alexis, plus Leah on May 10, 2004. They joined their older twin sisters Cara and Madelyn who were four years old when they became big sisters.
All of the sextuplets will not be spending their birthday together. Collin Gosselin and Hannah Gosselin live with their father Jon while Leah, Aaden, Joel, and Alexis live with their mother Kate. Plus with the current situation with the Coronavirus, these siblings will not share their milestone birthday as one group.
Kate Plus 8: Gosselin Sextuplets Grew Up On Camera
Kate Plus 8 made the Gosselin sextuplets the darlings of TLC. Fans loved watching how Jon and Kate Gosselin balanced the hectic lives of eight children. The family always did fun things as a group. However, once Kate Gosselin and Jon decided to divorce, the powers that be at TLC permanently placed the family’s show on hiatus.
Kate Plus 8 originated when the births of Aaden, Collin, Joel. Hannah, Alexis, and Leah were filmed for a television special. Then within two years, the family landed their own series on TLC. So we all watched these precious Gosselin children grow up in front of our eyes. However, since they’re not currently on television, we usually learn what’s going on with them through social media and entertainment sites.
Jon Gosselin Wishes The Sextuplets a Happy Birthday
Kate Plus 8 alum Jon Gosselin shares a sweet birthday post to all six of his kids who are turning 16 today. First up is a shout out to Hannah and Collin who live with him full-time. Then he sends birthday love to Alexis, Leah, Joel, and Aaden. He hopes they have a memorable birthday as well.
Jon Gosselin tells those four that he misses them. Even before the COVID-19 quarantine, Jon admits that he hasn’t seen his other six children in quite some time. It’s not how he wants things to be and hopefully, in time they all can mend their fences and come together as a family.
Kate Plus 8: Kate Gosselin Celebrates With Cereal
Kate Plus 8 mom Kate Gosselin also took time today to wish her sextuplets a sweet sixteen. The four that she has custody of requested sugar cereals for their birthday lunch. That is a rare treat for Kate’s kids since she prefers them to eat healthily. But special days like today play by different rules.
Kate Gosselin couldn’t decide what cereals to buy. So Aaden, Alexis, Joel, and Leah had their choice between 21 “junk” cereal options. Certainly, that’s every kid’s dream. It’s a unique birthday for the Gosselins this year since most of the country is still closed and just starting to reopen. Hopefully in the next few months, once restrictions loosen, all six of the Gosselins sextuplets can get together and celebrate this special milestone in their lives.
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