Ben Seewald is the husband of Jessa Seewald (née Duggar). He is the son of Christian parents and has several siblings. Ben first met Jessa at their church and soon after asked her father, Jim Bob, if he could court her. Jessa and Ben courted for several months before Ben proposed to her. They married on November 1, 2014 when Ben was nineteen. They honeymooned in many countries throughout Europe. Jessa and Ben are currently expecting their first child, due on November 1, 2015.