What do the TLC's 7 Little Johnstons do for a living? Trent and Amber's jobs explored

The TLC show 7 Little Johnstons is currently in its ninth season. The first episode of the new season aired on Wednesday, May 26.

Within merely a few hours into its release, the episode has caused quite the stir on social media. Many viewers took to Twitter to express what they felt about Amber Trent and her adopted daughter Anna’s relationship.

However, some fans were also curious to know what Amber and Trent Johnston’s jobs are.

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What do 7 Little Johnstons do for a living?

Trent’s TLC bio reveals that he works as a grounds supervisor for a local college. The father of five who takes great pride in his DIY skills has become the “Fix it Man” at his workplace.

His wife, Amber on the other hand is a licensed realtor. Her profile on Zillow reveals that she is currently working for Washburn & Associates. She has received a five-star review on the platform for her services.

Moreover, before getting into the real estate business, Amber was a stay-at-home mom who was the head of the local Parent-Teacher Association and Girl Scouts.

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Aside from having their respective jobs and doing well in their profession, the Johnstons also make a good income from their reality show.

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Trent and Amber Johnston on TLC’s 7 Little Johnstons

In an interview with E!, reality TV producer Terence Michael revealed that the family keeps 10 per cent of each episode’s budget.

Hence if the show’s budget is $500,000, the Johnstons will earn $50,000. However, one must note that the Johnstons are a huge lot. Amber and Trent have five kids to feed, aside from themselves and also have college fees to pay.

Meet the 7 Little Johnstons’ kids

Amber and Trent are parents to five kids, Jonah, Anna, Elizabeth, Alex, and Emma. Anna and Jonah are the oldest kids, both being 20 years old. Then comes Elizabeth who’s 18 now. Alex and Emma, are both 14.

While Jonah and Elizabeth are Amber and Trent’s biological children Anna, Alex, and Emma are adopted.

Anna has been brought into the Johnston family from a Russian orphanage. In an interview with People, Amber revealed that Anna, had the longest adjustment period because “she wasn’t used to men.”

Alex was adopted from South Korea at just 6 months old. Emma on the other hand was adopted by her family in China when she was just 5 years old. Trent and Amber adopted her back in 2010.

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