Jed Duggar, 22, follows in dad's footsteps as he launches real estate career after engagement to Katey Nakatsu

JIM Bob and Michelle Duggar’s son Jed is following in his father’s footsteps, as he has started a real estate company after his engagement to Katey Nakatsu. 

The new career path comes as Jed, 22, is less than a week away from marrying Katey, though the family has yet to confirm the engagement. 

The Sun can exclusively reveal Jed launched his own real estate company called Ambassador Properties, LLC on November 18, 2020. 

Jed, who is a licensed real estate agent, has already gotten to work. 

According to Arkansas property records, Ambassador Properties, LLC bought .33 acres of land on December 12, 2020 for $7,000. 

The land is residential, as Jed will likely build a home or sell the property in the future for a profit. 

The Sun previously reported Jed listed a three-bedroom, three-bathroom Springdale, Arkansas home as his address for the November 2020 business license. 

Property records obtained by The Sun reveal the home that sits on over five acres of land is currently owned by his parents.  

Jim Bob, 55, and Michelle, 54, bought the property on March 30, 2020 for $365,000. 

According to Realtor, the 2,180 sq-ft home boasts an open-floor plan, brick fireplace, double ovens, patio, two-car garage and more amenities. 

The Counting On patriarch, who has a real estate empire worth millions, is known for gifting his children homes when they tie the knot.

The new career path came just weeks after Jed lost his bid for State Representative of District 89 to Democrat incumbent Megan Godfrey.

Jed lost by almost 700 votes, with the reality star getting 43 percent to Megan's 57 percent.

Jed’s campaign was controversial, as he was accused of "accepting illegal donations."

He accepted $8,400 from a single donor in Louisiana, which is triple the legal amount in Arkansas, as the maximum a single donor can donate is $2,400 in Arkansas.

The Counting On star was also slammed for "name-calling" after he branded rival Megan a "liberal princess.”

Jed had been dating and proposed to Katey, whose real name is Katelyn, in secret, as their engagement photos and invitation to their virtual wedding set for April 3, 2021 leaked online. 

Last Fall, Jed confirmed that he “had a lady” and painted a pumpkin with the name “Katey” written on the front, though their engagement still hasn’t been announced by the family.

The Sun previously reported Jed’s future in-laws sold their Arizona home for $840,000 on July 1, 2020 and relocated to Arkansas amid the engagement.

Her parents, Kory and Kerry, bought a Springdale, Arkansas mansion for $594,900 on December 30, 2020. 

The home has an open-floor plan on the first floor, and boasts four bedrooms and four bathrooms.

The mansion has hardwood floors, high ceilings, and molding throughout the spacious living room, dining room and family room. 

The family room features a cozy stone fireplace. 

The kitchen features granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, a kitchen island and another island complete with bar stools. 

The backyard is complete with a huge in-ground pool and water fountain, pool house, outdoor kitchen, patio area and fireplace.

Jed previously rented a three-bedroom, two-bathroom Springdale, Arkansas home with his twin brother, Jeremiah, in September 2019 for $950 a month. 

The Sun previously reported Jed moved out of the home after his landslide loss in the Arkansas State Representative race, as the home was listed for rent in December 2020. 

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