Kody Brown Bio, Job, Net Worth, Family
Reality star Kody Brown's polygamist family of 23 - four wives and 18 children - could be on the verge of facing a significant catastrophe after his first wife, Meri, vacationed on her own in Puerto Rico in March 2019.
The Sister Wives co-stars' fallout initially began when the Brown clan made a unanimous decision to move to Arizona, while Meri opted to stay behind.
Read along to learn more about Kody's unconventional married life as well as her net worth from the job!
Unconventional Married Life - Children & Divorce With First Wife
Airing since 2010, Sister Wives depicts the eccentric lives of Kody and his four wives with their 18 children. Kody stars as the patriarch figure of the polygamist Brown family in the said TLC reality series.
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Legally speaking, he only married to two of his wives -- Robyn and Meri. He divorced Meri, his first legal wife, and married Robyn in 2014 to adopt the latter's kids.
Meanwhile, Janelle and Christine are the results of Kody's spiritual marriages under the Apostolic United Brethren. Interestingly, reports suggest that Kody and Christine are more than a married couple -- they are cousins.
When asked why he chooses the polygamy lifestyle, the father of 18 once swiftly answered,
“We have chosen to live in a plural family for many different reasons, above all we have a testimony that this is what God wants us to do and it will make us better people... "
The Brown clan at one of the daughters' weddings in late 2018 (Photo:- reviewjournal.com)
Despite his assertions, the TLC star's marital trouble remained imminent. Back in 2016, rumors of intensifying jealousy among his wives made headlines after a close source revealed that he was only sleeping with Robyn, his legal wife.
Net Worth From His Job
For the most part, Kody and his wives' stint as a staple in the reality TV realm has been a lucrative excursion.
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TLC reportedly pays him and his family a whopping sum of $375 thousand every year for their part in Sister Wives. Kody alone garners a reported net worth of more than $800 thousand from his job as a reality star.
His wives, on the other hand, too boast a net worth of their own as well as different incomes. As per reports, Meri possesses a net worth of $400 thousand. Meanwhile, Janelle runs a lucrative real estate business.
Together, Kody and his four wives published a book titled Becoming Sister Wives: The Story of an Unconventional Marriage circa 2012.
Before his rise to fame, the father of 18 children worked as an advertising salesman in Utah. Post-celebrity status, he released a detox line and also ran a now-defunct programming company called Bricksoft.
Bio - Family, Age, Height, Nationality & Parents
Born on 20th January 1969 in Utah, Kody of American nationality surpasses the five feet and ten inches height (177 cm) mark by ease.
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Like him, his biological parents William Winn and Genielle Brown were also a polygamy-practicing family. His father had three wives.
The TLC star - now age 50 - has nine siblings as a result including five sisters - Patricia, Cindy, Lorilyn, Patricia, Leah - and four brothers, Scott, Curtis, Travis, and William.