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John Haskell Burnett II (born July 3, 1958) is the patriarch of the Burnett family. He is the husband of Cheryl Burnett, with whom he has 8 children and 13 grandchildren.

Marriage

On May 2, 1981, John married Cheryl Denise Clay.

Fatherhood

The couple has 8 children.

Their first child, son John-Clay Byford, was born on August 4, 1986. He is married to Sarah Ferraro. They have 4 children. Their first child, son Eric Steadfast, was born on June 19, 2016. Their second child, son Samuel John, was born on September 26, 2017. Their third child, son Joseph Byford, was born on October 15, 2019. Their fourth child, son Nathaniel Wilberforce, was born on July 14, 2022.

Their second child, daughter Hannah Joy, was born on May 10, 1988. She is married to Dustin Dornink. They have 4 children. Their first child, son Evan Trust, was born on June 19, 2014. Their second child, son Ransom, was born on January 4, 2016. Their third child, son Harrison, was born on March 16, 2017. Their fourth child, daughter Kelly, was born on April 23, 2019.

Their third child, son Caleb Andrew, was born on August 30, 1990. He is married to Kasey Goodwin. They have 2 children. Their first child, daughter Erin, who was born on June 10, 2019. Their second child, son Kingston Nathaniel, was born on February 9, 2021.

Their fourth child, daughter Abbie Grace, was born on April 16, 1992. She is married to John-David Duggar. They have 1 child. Their first child, daughter Grace Annette, was born on January 7, 2020. They are expecting their second child, son Baby Boy Duggar-Burnett, due late Summer 2022.

Their fifth child, daughter Charity Faith, was born on April 13, 1994. She is married to Samuel Wearden. They have 1 child. Their first child, son Brendan, was born on August 9, 2018.

Their sixth child, daughter Maggie Ruth, was born on August 2, 1996. She is the twin of Carinna. She is married to David Becerra Nino.

Their seventh child, daughter Carinna Elizabeth, was born on August 2, 1996. She is the twin of Maggie. She is married to Daniel Penn. They have 1 child. Their first child, daughter Destiny Marie, was born on November 18, 2020.

Their eighth child, son Benjamin Josiah, was born on January 30, 2000. He is married to Bethany Meckle.

Career

Television

John appeared on the TLC show Counting On as the father-in-law of John-David Duggar.

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