Who Is Todd Chrisley’s mother Faye Chrisley?

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Faye Chrisley is the mother of popular American businessman Todd Chrisley. Furthermore, Faye is also a reality television star and real estate entrepreneur. She is featured in ‘Chrisley Knows Best’ and the show is currently scheduled for its 10th season. She is also popularly known among the fans as “Nanny Faye”

Faye’s son Todd is also a popular business tycoon. Her son and daughter-in-law were charged and arrested for tax fraud. In this piece, we will discuss Faye’s personal life, and her career, and we will also look into where she lives, furthermore, we will also talk about a few interesting things about her.

How old is Nanny Faye?

As per the sources, Faye was born on September 2, 1943, meaning she currently is 78 years old. She will be turning 79 this year. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. She was born and raised in South Carolina, United States. There were also rumors circulating on the internet that Nanny Faye died.

However, the rumor is fake and she is still alive and currently resides in Nashville with her son and family.

She was married to Gene Raymond Chrisley who was a war veteran and who also fought in the Korean war. Gene passed away back in July 2012. He was 77 years old at the time of his death. Furthermore, Faye and Gene shared three children Todd, Randy, and Derrick Chrisley.

Her career

We don’t know anything about her career other than her appearance or feature on the show ‘Chrisley Knows Best’ she has been featured in every season of the show. Since the show’s premiere in March 2014, she has been an important part of the show.

The show also has spinoffs Chrisley Confessions, Growing Up Chrisley, and What’s Cooking with Julie Chrisley. We can frequently listen to Faye’s voice in the show and see her giving wisdom to her grandchildren as well as her son.

Faye Chrisley had cancer?

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Fans of the show were worried because one of the cast members Julie (Faye’s daughter-in-law) fought cancer for a long time and Faye also found lumps and everyone thought that she has cancer. Fans were worried but her family was more worried for her upon testing it was found that she did not have cancer.

Still, it was a really difficult time for the family and fans because everyone had seen Julie fight cancer for a very long time.

Does Faye Chrisley wear a wig?

Yes, Faye wears a wig. Chrisley Knows Best star has a blonde short hair however, she is also seen with different hairstyles and different hair colors from blue to dark as well as dark.

Her son was charged with tax fraud

In August 2019 Faye’s son Todd and daughter-in-law Julie were first accused and they were again accused in February this year. Both of them were charged with tax fraud as well as conspiracy to commit bank fraud, bank fraud, and conspiracy to defraud the United States.

They were found guilty but later they were freed on bail. However, they are restricted to leave their house and they can only leave for work, court hearings, and health checkups and appointments. Furthermore, Along with Todd and Julie, their accountant Peter Tarantino was also found guilty of the same charge and he was also freed on bail.

Faye lost her sister Francis

Back in March fans of the Chrisley family were really sad because the Chrisley family lost one of their family. Francis was Faye’s sister and they had a very strong bond. Furthermore, she was also known by the fans as ‘Aunt Francis’ and she was also seen in the show every now and then.

Francis was battling cancer since November 2020 and in March this year, she lost the battle and died. She was 85 years old. Announcing the sad news, Todd posted a video of aunt Francis and Nanny Faye with the caption, “It’s with great sadness that I share the news that we lost my aunt Francis today but with joy to announce that she is with our Heavenly Father”

Faye’s grandson and his drug problems

Faye Chrisley’s oldest grandson is Kyle Chrisley. Kyle is currently 29 years old and he was once into drugs and alcohol. If the rumors are true, Kyle went into this addiction because of the toxic relationship that his parents shared with each other.  Faye was born to Todd and Teresa.

The former couple met while they were both at High School in Carolina. They started their relationship when Todd was just 19 years of age and this then future wife’s age was just 17.

Moving on to their marriage, the two exchanged their vows a year after Teresa gave birth to their first child which was a daughter named Lindsie. This was on the 17th of September in the year 1989. They had a good relationship and after a while had Kyle. While they had a good relationship with each other, things started to get ugly pretty quick and they had to file for divorce. This made Kyle’s behavior a bit shaky and this was when he started acting out. This behavior finally culminated in drug and alcohol abuse.

Faye Chrisley’s net worth

There is not much information about her income but Reality Titbit has stated Faye’s granddaughter Savannah makes around $10,000 per episode which means that we can expect Faye also get a somewhat similar figure. Also, it is reported that Faye Chrisley has an estimated net worth of $600,000.

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