Centered around the life of the southern Chrisley Family, the show “Chrisley Knows Best” has been a break out hit ever since its first episode. Wrapping up its seventh season and with an eighth season on the cards, the series is here to stay. Over the years, viewers got to know the Chirsely family and their over-the-top lifestyle.
Amongst many of the family members, Nanny Faye Chrisley is probably the most recognizable family. Her masterful appearance in the series is critically acclaimed and has earned the series several nominations. Even though the family is ruled with an iron fist by Todd Chrisley, Faye is very much in the center of it. Faye is loved by fans for her good heart and clever sense of humor.
Faye Chrisley was born on the 2nd of September in 1943. Born and raised in South Carolina, Faye spent most of her life in the state. There is virtually no information regarding Faye’s early life, parents, and siblings. It is also unclear as to how Faye spent her professional life to get to the position she holds now.
Till death do us part: Faye was married to late husband Gene Raymond Chrisley
Faye was long-time married to her husband Gene Raymond Chrisley. Gene was a US war veteran and was honored with the Bronze Star for serving his country in the Korean War. Faye talks very little about her late husband and the relationship history of the couple. Gene died at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on the 11th of July, 2012.
A widowed mother, Faye has 3 children: Todd Chrisley, Randy, and Derrick Chrisley. And while Derrick died while he was young, the remaining two have gone on to enjoy amazing lives. Todd is the patriarch of the Chrisley family and is one of the main cast members of the TV series. Randy chose to enjoy a quiet life and remains away from the camera.
Faye has enjoyed a lovely life on-screen and is well off. While rumors were circulated that Todd forced his mother out of his home, they are yet to be confirmed. Faye’s net worth is recorded at USD 500,000. It is claimed that due to heavy business loss Todd’s net worth is negative USD 5 million.
Rumors on Faye being dead and suffering from Cancer
A couple of years back, it was rumored that Faye Chrisley had died. But contrary to all those rumors, Faye is alive and kicking. The reality star has turned 76 and shows no signs of stopping.
Similar to the rumors on her being dead, Faye was also rumored to be diagnosed with Cancer. The rumor came to be when Faye told her daughter in law Julie Chrisley that she felt lumps in her breast. As the happening took place on-screen, rumors circulated to every part of the world. On closer inspection, the lumps were ruled to be nothing.
Faye lives with her son Todd and her daughter in law Julie in Nashville. The reality star has enjoyed an amazing life and has much more left in her.