Pickle Wheat is now a mother. The Swamp People star welcomed her baby girl with her boyfriend Joshua Kippes in April 2023.
But who is her boyfriend-turned-baby daddy? Keep reading this Joshua Kippes Bio to learn all about him.
Meet Joshua Kippes, Swamp People Pickle Wheat Boyfriend-Turned-Baby Daddy
Joshua Kippes and Pickle Wheat started their relationship at least in November 2022 because that was when the Swamp People star first shared her pregnancy. A few months later, posting her sonogram photos, Pickle took to her FB to write, “Many of you may already know, but if not, here’s some big news! We have a little lady coming in May! Whoever she may be, I hope the world is as kind to her as y’all are to me. Love you, guys!”
In April 2023, the lovebirds then welcome their daughter Maemi Rae. “Southern moms be like “ I ain’t putting all that crap on my baby like everyone else does”…. Yet here we are! 😂😂🥰BABY MAEMI IS HERE,” Joshua shared the good news on IG.
Also, in a different post, she once labeled her daughter as a “raindrop on a rose pedal born from a stalk of thorns.”
Prior to Joshua, Pickle dated her Swamp People co-star Troy Landry. And before him, she was in a relationship with another co-star Chase Landry.
Fun Fact: Joshua’s daughter’s name “Maemi” in Japanese means “smile of truth.”
Was Joshua Kippes Previously Married?
Yes, Joshua Kippes was previously married to Rachel Elizabeth Kippes. Infact, the two only celebrated their anniversary in April 2019. They broke up sometime after that.
Before the divorce, Joshua felt like the luckiest man on earth as he believed his ex-wife was his soulmate. “Marry a girl who goes to all of your favorite restaurants, just to have all of your favorite appetizers waiting for you at home when you get off of work. Definitely, one of the lucky ones. Love you, Rachel Elizabeth Kippes. We are so lucky to have you in our lives and I couldn’t imagine life without you,” he once wrote on FB.
As for their kids, Joshua and Rachel share three children named Emerson, Addie, and Ben. Their youngest Emerson arrived in this world on September 6, 2018. “Rachel was so strong the entire delivery and I could not have asked for a better mommy for Emerson. Addie and Ben are loving their new little brother and can’t wait for him to be home,” he recalled.
His ex-wife, Rachel is a former Registered nurse at New Orleans East Hospital ER. Now, she works as an Emergency Room RN at Touro, New Orleans, Louisiana
Joshua Kippes Age
Joshua Kippes was 36 years of age in 2023.
He is 10 years older than his baby mama Pickle Wheat.
Who Are Joshua Kippes Parents?
Joshua Kippes was born to his parents, Silvia Kippes North and Keith Kippes.
Sadly, his dad, Keith unexpectedly passed away on October 10, 2009, at the age of 54. He served as Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Harahan and devoted his life to the service of Christ and the church.
As for his mother, Silvia found love again and was in a relationship in 2023 (at the age of 64).
Talking about Joshua’s siblings, he has a brother named Kris Kippes and a sister named Kelly K Frustaci (born: July 1979).
Also, Joshua was close to his parents-in-law, Eddie and Missie Wheat who gifted him a pair of Xtratufs for Christmas 2022.
In case you don’t know, Joshua’s parents-in-law run their little game call center business together. But it was Eddie’s father “Pop” was the one who established the concept for the game call years ago. Early in the 1970s, Pop would find slate from a long-since-demolished fort in Shell Beach, Louisiana, cut it into squares, plane it to a specific thickness, add a hand-carved striker, and presto — he was talking turkey.
Joshua Kippes Job
Joshua Kippes is an Emergency Medical Technician at New Orleans EMS.
In case of emergencies, his job was to perform CPR and ventilations while the paramedic crew would prepare the more advanced treatment like medications, intubation, etc.
Keep in mind, he’s an EMT, not a paramedic. A paramedic would make preparations based on what the patient needs and provide them as soon as the EMT is done with the initial steps to stabilize them.
On the other hand, Joshua’s baby mama Pickle is an alligator hunter featured on Swamp People. She joined the show for season 12 in 2021, alongside familiar faces like Troy and Jacob Landry, Willie Edwards, Terral Evans, Daniel, and Joey Edgar, Chase Landry.
How Much Is Joshua Kippes Net Worth?
Joshua Kippes garnered a net worth of under $500 thousand by 2023.
Reportedly, as an EMT, he made around $34 thousand per annum.
Joshua Kippes Height
Joshua Kippes stands tall at a height of above 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm).
Mentioning his distinct features, Joshua has a pointed chin and a fit body.
When Is Joshua Kippes Birthday?
Joshua celebrates his birthday on Christmas Day.
Where Is Joshua Kippes From?
Joshua hails from Picayune, MS.
Is Joshua Kippes On Instagram And Facebook?
In May 2023, Joshua had 329 followers on his Instagram @joshuakippes. Sadly, his account was kept private.
Here’s his Facebook @joshua.kippes.