Julie Chrisley is a famous American television personality. She is better known by many for her reality television series ‘Chrisley Knows Best.’ The shows mostly feature her life as well as that of her entire family. Here are the complete details about the career, biography and the net worth of Julie Chrisley in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
She was born Julie Hughes in South Carolina, on the 9th of January 1973. She is the daughter of a Baptist Minister, Rev. Harvey Hughes Jr, and Hix Hughes. She had a brother Harvey Hughes 111. Harvey committed suicide in May 2002, at the age of 25. There is no available information about her educational background.
Julie got married to Kenneth Wayne in 1991 when she was just 18 years old. The high school sweethearts stayed married for only a few years and later divorced. Chrisley then got married to a real estate broker millionaire Todd Chrisley on May 25th, 1996. The couple is parents to three children Savanah, Chase, and Grayson. They also have other two children from Todd’s earlier marriage. They are Lindsey and Kyle.
In 2012, Julie discovered that she was suffering from breast cancer. The doctors found a malignant lump on her breast that was later removed through reconstructive surgery. Julie and her family have a very lavish life, and they reside in Roswell Georgia.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
After marrying Todd in 1996, Julie also became his business partner. She was approached by USA Network executives like Jim Sayer, Stephanie Chambers, and Adam Greener, who offered her a proposal to start a television reality series. She accepted the offer, and on 11th March 2014, the debut episode of ‘Chrisley Knows Best’ was aired.
The show became a success and was very well received. It was filmed in Georgia at first. USA Network had signed a two-year deal for the show but later signed for more other seasons after it became a huge hit. They also moved the filming of the show from Georgia to Tennessee.
Apart from being on the show, Julie also runs her own blog ‘thechrisleykitchen. Com.’ In this blog, she infuses her culture, as a Southerner and her family’s recipes to her audience. The blog is as well earning her a big number of fans and followers.
Following the success of her television series, Julie won the Best Docusoap Award in 2017. Her reality show was also nominated for ‘Critic Choice Television Award’ in 2016. Julie also made appearances in shows like ‘Today,’ ‘The View,’ ‘Steve Harvey,’ among others.
Net Worth & Earnings
The famous American television personality has amassed a net worth of $4 million. Her wealth is mainly from her reality tv series on USA Network. She also makes an impressive amount on her blog channel. Also, Julie and her husband Todd runs a real estate business.
Julie Chrisley became famous in 2014, after the commencement of her reality series on USA Network. She managed to start on the right footing and quickly won the hearts of many Americans. Julie rose to the top very fast through her dedication. Many people love what she does, and she has never disappointed them.