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Nathan Edward Keller (born April 23, 1996) is the seventh child and second son of Michael Keller and Suzette Keller.

He is the brother of Esther Shrader, Rebekah Hunt, Daniel Keller, Priscilla Waller, Anna Duggar, Susanna Bridges, and David Keller.

He is the husband of Nurie Keller and the father of their child, Nehemiah.

Early life

Nathan Edward Keller was born on April 23, 1996, in Interlachen, Florida, to Michael Keller and Suzette Keller. He was the couple's seventh child, and they went on to have one more child after him.

Along with his siblings, Nathan was homeschooled growing up. He and his siblings were raised as active participants of Bill Gothard's Institute in Basic Life Principles, and regularly attended the yearly Advanced Training Institute conferences in Big Sandy, Texas.

His parents were strict growing up, and he and his siblings had weekly scheduled fifteen minute meetings of one-on-one time with their parents.

Personal life

Courtship

On July 1, 2019, Nurie Rodrigues announced via a Facebook Live video on her parents' Facebook page that she was courting Nathan Keller. This courtship was teased on her family's Facebook page on June 11, 2019 and her mother's blog on June 26, 2019. Later that day, her mother posted on her Instagram account that the two had been getting to know each other over the years when their families visited and that both she and Nathan were seeking their parents' guidance in the relationship.

In a later Instagram post, it was revealed that the courtship began "about 3 weeks" prior to the public announcement. They officially began courting in early June 2019. Nathan sent her flowers with a note that read "Dear Nurie, thank you for your friendship for entering this next stage of courtship with me looking forward to what God will do in our future. Love Nathan." Shortly after, Nurie traveled to Georgia with her family to be a bridesmaid in a friend's wedding, which took place on June 29, 2019. Nathan came to Georgia to visit and presented her with a necklace that "made it even more official".

On April 23, 2020, Nathan's 24th birthday, Nurie revealed on her family's Instagram account that they began their relationship on April 23, 2019, Nathan's 23rd birthday.

Engagement

On November 9, 2019, Nathan proposed to Nurie Rodrigues on a bridge outside of the Stonewall Jackson Resort in Roanoke, West Virginia.

Marriage

On July 25, 2020, Nathan married Nurie Katelin Rodrigues at Joy Baptist Church in Orrville, Ohio. The couple shared their first kiss at the altar. Nathan's best man was his brother David. His groomsmen were his brother Daniel, his brother-in-law David, and Nurie's brothers Timothy, Phillip, Samuel, and Gabriel. The ring bearer was Nurie's cousin Garrett Foster. Nurie's matron of honor was her mother Jill. Her bridesmaids were her sisters Kaylee and Renee, Nathan's sister Priscilla, and her friends Hosanna Noble and Jasmine Cady. Her junior bridesmaids were her sisters Tessie and Hannah. The flower girls were Nurie's sisters Olivia, Sadie, Sofia, and Janessa.

For their honeymoon, they went to a resort in Ohio, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

Fatherhood

On February 22, 2021, Nathan and Nurie announced that they were expecting their first child via a Facebook Live video on Nurie's parents' Facebook page. At the time of the announcement, Nurie was in her first trimester and approximately 7 weeks along. They revealed that the baby was due on October 12, 2021.

On June 17, 2021, Nathan and Nurie announced that they were expecting a boy via a Facebook Live video on Nurie's parents' Facebook page.

Nehemiah David Keller was born at 9:44 a.m. on October 11, 2021 at Loving Arms Birth & Wellness Center in Ocala, Florida. He weighed 8 pounds and 2 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Career

Education

Nathan earned his Bachelor of Theology degree at International Baptist Bible College.

Lawn services

Nathan and his brother David currently own and operate Keller Brothers Lawn Care, in Palatka, Florida.

Television

Nathan appeared on the TLC show 19 Kids and Counting as the brother-in-law of Joshua Duggar.

Wedding involvement

Nathan was a groomsman at his sister Anna's wedding to Joshua Duggar on September 26, 2008.

He was a groomsman at his sister Priscilla's wedding to David Waller on February 4, 2012.

He was the best man at his brother David's wedding to Hannah Reber on November 19, 2021.

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