Maci Bookout is an American television personality who has been a part of famous reality shows, like ‘‘16 and Pregnant’’. Other than her successful career as a reality television personality, she is also an author and has published her own books titled “Bulletproof” and “I Wasn’t Born Bulletproof: Lessons I’ve Learned” in 2016 and 2017 respectively. After appearing in ’16 and Pregnant’, Maci Bookout garnered massive recognition and adulation which paved way for various other reality shows, like ‘‘Teen Mom” and “Teen Mom OG”. To know about the net worth of Maci Bookout in 2019, keep reading.
Maci Bookout was born on August 10, 1991 in Chattanooga to parents Billy and Sharon. Maci is the second child of her parents born after her elder brother Matt. In school, Maci was an outstanding student with the tag of a star athlete. She graduated from Ooltewah High School in 2010. She could not attend regular college because she got pregnant in her junior year at school. Maci gave birth to her first son with her then boyfriend Ryan Edwards and named him Bentley Cadence Edwards. She broke up with her fiancé Ryan Edwards after a year of their engagement. While shooting for ‘Teen Mom’ she completed her higher education by taking online courses. While she was shooting for the 2nd series of “Teen Mom” she started dating her childhood friend Kyle King. During this time, she struggled to get the custody of her son all the while delivering speeches at various public places about the consequences and issues surrounding teen pregnancies. She eventually broke up with Kyle as well after a courting him for a while. After her break up with Kyle she started dating Taylor McKinney, a motor-cross racer from Texas. In May 2015, Maci delivered her 2nd child, a daughter with Taylor and named her Jayed Carter McKinney. Later, she gave birth to her 3rd child, another son whom she named Maveric Reed McKinney. In 2016, she finally got married to Taylor in Florida.
Maci Bookout entered the reality scene in 2009 with American reality show series “16 and Pregnant” which documented the pregnancies of various young women and delved into the problems related to teen pregnancies. In the same year, she was cast in another reality series called ‘Teen Mom’ and went on to be a part of it for the next 4 seasons until its denouement in 2012. Maci again did the 5th season of the show renamed “Teen Mom OG”.
Both of Maci Bookout’s books on the issues related to teen pregnancies have inspired women of all ages alike.
Awards and Achievements
Maci Bookout got fame from the MTV show ‘Teen Mom’ of which she was a part of for 5 consecutive seasons. Where most women succumb to various problems that come with an early pregnancy, Maci stood tall through it all and in turn has become an inspiration for many.
Net worth of Maci Bookout
The estimated net worth of Maci Bookout is $2.5 million, a fortune that she has amassed with her various reality shows and book sales.
Maci Bookout’s life has been nothing short of a colossal struggle with an early pregnancy, various failed relationships and a heart-wrenching fight for the custody of her son. Even after so many hurdles, she managed to come out of it all with sheer determination and will and even found the strength to help others with her motivational speeches and books. We wish her the best of luck for her future endeavors.