Season 11 is here!
An average family....with a twist!
Not the only reality to showcase the lives of little people
Keeping it real
They struggle like everyone else
A new addition to the family!
All about the Johnstons!
How old are parent Amber and Trent?
How did Amber and Trent meet?
How old are the kids?
Are all the Johnstons adopted?
Two biological children
Anna was born in Russia
Alex comes from South Korea
Emma began her life in China
They call Georgia home
What is Trent's job?
Does Amber work?
Why don't they adapt their home to their size?
Preparing them for the real world
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Season 11 is here!

Season 11 of the '7 Little Johnstons' begins airing on TLC on March 15th, and fans couldn't be more thrilled as they can't get enough of this charming family!

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An average family....with a twist!

The Johnstons are a family of seven who all live with achondroplasia dwarfism. Their reality show gives viewers a unique glimpse at the joys and challenges that the family faces.

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Not the only reality to showcase the lives of little people

'7 Little Johnstons' certainly isn't the only reality television show that depicts the daily lives of little people. 'Little People, Big World' is set on a far and 'The Little Couple' shows the lives of a little family where the mom is the doctor.

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Keeping it real

However, the Johnstons think their show is different than all the others. In an interview with Good Housekeeping, Amber said these shows are both great, but they weren't very relatable. "Not everybody lives on a big farm. Not everybody is a doctor," Amber told the magazine.

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"people are clearly fascinated"

On their show, the Johnstons try to keep things as average as possible because they are just an average family at the end of the day, apart from their height. Amber told Good Housekeeping, "Because there are so many shows about little people, people are clearly fascinated with how we live."

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They struggle like everyone else

"Being able to show some of our struggles will be relatable to viewers because it's not just that we're struggling because we're 4 feet tall; we're struggling to raise teenagers or in our marriage." She continued, "They are things that everybody can relate to, no matter what."

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A new addition to the family!

In season 7, the family will be adding an 8th member to their brood! Joose, a 17-year-old foreign exchange student from Finland, will live with the family, learn all about American culture, and share his Finnish culture with the family.

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All about the Johnstons!

However, many fans still have many questions about the Johnstons, and perhaps you want to brush up on the family details before tuning in to the latest season. So join and get to know the Johnstons a little better!

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How old are parent Amber and Trent?

The parents of this fun-loving group are Amber and Trent Johnston. Amber is 43 years old, and Trent is 46.

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How did Amber and Trent meet?

The couple met at a convention for little people while they were both in high school. First, they were friends, dated for several years, and eventually married in 1998.

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How old are the kids?

Anna and Jonah are the oldest, both 21 years old. Then comes Elizabeth, who is 20. Then Alex and Emma, who are both 16.

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Are all the Johnstons adopted?

The couple has a total of five children, and two are biological. After two complicated pregnancies, Amber and Trent wanted to expand their family, but pregnancy was too hard on Amber's body, so they looked to adoption.

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Two biological children

Jonah (21) and Elizabeth (20) are the couple's two biological children.

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Anna was born in Russia

Anna (21) was adopted from a Russian orphanage and joined the family when she was four years old.

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Alex comes from South Korea

Alex (16) joined the family at just six months of age, all the way from South Korea. According to People, his mother Amber said it was a very smooth adoption since he was so young.

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Emma began her life in China

The family adopted Emma (16) in 2010 from China, according to InTouch. When she was five years old, her family abandoned her, and she went to live in an orphanage until the Johnstons adopted her.

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They call Georgia home

According to the TLC Bio on the family, the Johnstons live in rural Georgia, in the south of the United States.

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What is Trent's job?

Trent used to be employed as the grounds supervisor at a college in Forsyth per TLC. However, in season 7, we will see how Trent adjusts to a new job as a car salesman.

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Does Amber work?

According to Showbiz Cheatsheet, Amber is a teacher who used to work as a realtor at Washburn and Associates. However, before getting into real estate, Amber was a full-time stay-at-home mom and the head of both the Parent-Teacher Association and Girls Scouts at her kids' school.

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Why don't they adapt their home to their size?

Thanks to the extra income provided by their reality television show, the Johnstons could easily afford to have custom-made furniture adapted for their size made, but they have not. Many fans have asked why the family doesn't do this!

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Preparing them for the real world

In an interview with Barbara Walters, Amber said, "We strive to raise our children in the world that's not built for them." Both parents want their children to be able to handle any obstacles they encounter. Trent told People, "Once they walk out this door, no part of this world is built for them."

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