Julie Chrisley is one of the stars of a popular American Reality TV series. Her claim to fame is her part in Chrisley Knows Best, which features the lives of her and her entire family. Let’s find out more about how much is Julie Chrisley’s net worth in 2018.
Julie Chrisley Early Life
Chrisley maiden name was Julie Hughes, and she was born on 9th January 1973, in the southern town of Winchester, South Carolina. She has humble origins, growing up in a trailer park in her hometown before moving to Georgia.
Her sibling, Harvey Hughes III, allegedly committed suicide at the age of 25. This was an extremely traumatizing event in Julie’s life.
Chrisley’s life was in for a reversal of fortunes when she married Todd Chrisley, a millionaire real estate broker on May 25, 1996, in the wake of his divorce from Teresa Terry. She was nine months pregnant at the time. She has three children with Todd, Chase, Grayson, and Savanah. She is also a step-mother to Kyle and Lindsie.
She lives in a lavish mansion with her family in Roswell, Georgia.
Chrisley discovered that she had breast cancer in 2012. The malignant lump that the doctor found on her breast was eventually removed by reconstructive surgery. Her scare with cancer altered her entire outlook, and she has a grasp on the larger things in life. She tries to instill in her family her philosophy of not sweating about the small things.
Julie Chrisley Career
Executives from the USA Network, including Stephanie Chambers, Adam Greener, and Jim Sayer came to Julie with a proposal to create a reality TV series. The first episode of this series titled Chrisley Knows Best aired on 11th March 2014. The first season drew an average of 1.16 million viewers.
Needless to say, the series was very well received by the American audience. They initially signed a deal for two years. However, the enormous success of the series caused the USA Network to sign them on for more seasons. It was initially filmed in Georgia, but the location eventually moved to Tennessee.
Chrisley also has her own blog called, thechrisleykitchen.com. Being brought up as a typical Southerner, she infuses her culture and the recipes of her family to create food that is wholesome and tasty.
Awards & Achievements
Chrisley Knows Best was nominated for “Critics Choice Television Award for Best Unstructured Reality Show” in 2016.
Julie has also made several appearances in shows like Hollywood Medium, Steve Harvey, FabLife, Steve, The View and Today.
The Chrisley’s have also won the “Best DocuSoap” award which was given to them by National Association of Television Programming Executives (NATPE) in 2017.
Net Worth of Julie Chrisley
Estimates Julie’s net worth to be at $3.5 million. Her earnings are largely a result of her appearance on her hit reality TV series.
It is rumored that the family accepted USA network’s offer after Todd who was a millionaire real-estate broker, was forced to declare bankruptcy.
Julie Chrisley’s story is indeed an incredible one. She grew up in austere conditions and even faced death in her life in the suicide of her brother. In spite of that, she persevered, and she married the man she loved. She even suffered from the pain of Cancer and emerged stronger on the other side. Her reality television show documents her life, and it is indeed a very popular one among the American Audience. Her skills as a cook must not go unmentioned. She has made herself into the public figure that she is today and she must be applauded for her courage and tenacity.