If you are a fan of the TLC reality series, Wives Sisters then you definitely know Janelle Brown who is among the prominent characters in the show. She is famous for being one of the wives of reality TV star, Kody Brown. Besides the show, Brown is also one of the minds behind an online clothing line called My Sister Wife’s Closet. In addition, she runs her own show, Janelle Browns Weight Loss Diary which airs on the TLC network.

She is also a published author and has launched two books, including Becoming a Sister Wives and The Story of an Unconventional Marriage. Join us, as we bring you her biography, family life, and other highlights below.

Janelle Brown – Biography

The reality TV star was born as Janelle S. Schriever on May 6, 1969 in the United States. She was born to American parents, Sheryl Usher, and her husband, Robert Brown. Her father is said to have died in 1972 when she was only three years old. After his death, his mother married Merlin Fryer. After the divorce, she married Kody Brown’s father, Winn Brown, who happens to be Jannelle’s stepfather. Brown grew up with her only sister, Carrie; However, there is not much information regarding his sister.

Growing up, Janelle, born into the Mormon faith, was raised in the same belief system. She lives and practices the Mormon way of life even today. Janelle is well educated; nevertheless, the details of his basic and higher education are not known. What we were able to understand is that she left Bountiful High School at a very young age.

Sister Wives Career

Janelle Brown joined the Sister Wives reality TV show in 2010 as one of polygamist Kody Brown’s wives. The documentary, which premiered in September 2010, is about Kody Brown, his four wives, including Janelle, Robyn, Meri and Christine, and their 18 children. Through the show, the Brown family tends to educate the public about polygamous families and how to combat prejudice in society.

In his own conviction, Kody Brown said that the polygamous arrangement is legal because it is legitimately married to only one wife while the others are spiritual unions. Currently in its 13th season, the TLC show has been running for over 9 years and counting. He directed over 149 episodes and kept Janelle and her family in the spotlight for a very long time. During this time, she served as one of the main cast members of the show alongside her six children.

Family – husband and children

As we mentioned earlier, Janelle Brown rose to fame through her unconventional marriage to Kody Brown. The two men met in the early 90s and after a few years of successful relationship, they married spiritually on January 20, 1993. The couple have six children together, including four boys – Taylor, Logan, Gabriel and Robert. two daughters – Savanah and Madison Rose.

Their daughter Madison got attached to Caleb Bush on June 4, 2016 and they have a son named Alex Bush. Janelle and Kody’s first son, Logan, announced his engagement to Michelle Petty on September 15, 2017.

Prior to their marriage, Janelle had been married once before. Her first marriage was to a man named Adam Barber and their short-lived marriage barely lasted two years, from 1988 to 1990. Although they divorced, the couple have never revealed the reason for their divorce to this day. .

Net value

The reality TV star has undoubtedly become an important character on television. The sisters’ show not only caught Janelle’s attention, but also helped her get rich. Though she’s not the show’s highest-earning star; she receives a fair share of salary from each episode of the series. Although her salary cannot be determined at this time, Janelle Brown’s net worth has been estimated at $400,000. She derived her wealth from her TV shows, businesses, and other businesses.

Other interesting facts about Janelle Brown

1. Janelle is Kody Brown’s only wife who is not from a polygamous background; his co-wives all came from polygamous homes.

2. After his mother married Winn Brown, Kody’s father, he became stepfather and stepfather to Janelle

3. Janelle alongside Kate Gosselin are popular reality TV matriarchs