Kailyn Lowry is an American actress who appears in TV series and shows. She is popular for her roles in Teen Mom 2 and 16 & Pregnant. Let us have a quick glance at the life, career and net worth of Kailyn Lowry in 2018.
Early Life and Biography
Kailyn Lowry was born on 14 March 1992 in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, United States. Her mother’s name is Suzi Irwin and it is speculated that she does not have a smooth relationship with her mother. She holds a degree in Mass Communications from the Delaware State University.
Kailyn Lowry became pregnant when she was 16 years old due to a relationship she had with her boyfriend and was forced to abort by her family. After a year she got into a relationship with Jo Rivera and conceived a baby again when she was 17. This time she decided not to abort the child and gave birth to her son Isaac Elliot Rivera in 2010. After her relationship with Jo Rivera failed, she married Javi Marroquin in the year 2013. The couple has a son, Lincoln Marshall born on November 16, 2013. After a rift, the couple got divorced in 2016. Kailyn was in a relationship with her long-term friend Chris Lopez, and they have a son Lux Russell.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Kailyn Lowry rose to fame after she signed for MTV reality show 16 and Pregnant. After being ignored by her family when she was pregnant, she signed for the MTV reality TV Series 16 and Pregnant. She appeared in the 10th season of the show that was aired in 2010. Kailyn was selected to feature in the Teen Mom 2 show along with three moms who participated with her in 16 and Pregnant. Teen Mom 2 revealed her relationships with all of her partners and she was considered as a bold woman to be transparent with her life. The show was a huge hit and eventually, Kailyn enjoyed more success and fame.
Apart from appearing in TV shows, Kailyn has also written four books namely, Pride Over Pity in 2014, Love is Bubblegum in 2015, Hustle and Heart and Hustle and Heart Adult Coloring Book in 2016. She also owns a podcast named Coffee Convos.
Net Worth & Earnings
She earned a salary of $35,000 per episode of Teen Mom 2, which garners around $400,000-$500,000 per season. Apart from TV shows, she earns quite a lot by promoting brands and products on social media which accounts for $100,000 per annum.
She is also a writer who has written a New York Times bestseller, which would obviously help increase her fortune. The estimated net worth of this bold and multi-faceted woman is considered to be around $2 million.
Being ignored by her family, Kailyn stood strong and followed her heart without fearing the society. This is what has made her a successful actor, writer, and an entrepreneur. Right now she has more than 1.3 million followers on twitter which is quite an achievement for a girl who was frustrated with life when she was a teenager.