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Nanny Faye Chrisley: The Matriarch of “Chrisley Knows Best”

Nanny Faye Chrisley: The Matriarch of “Chrisley Knows Best”

Nanny Faye Chrisley, 79, is an American television personality who is known for being the mother to Michael Todd Chrisley. In 2014, she was featured in the American reality series Chrisley Knows Best, which premiered on the USA Network.

All You Should Know About Faye Chrisley’s Famous Family

Faye Chrisley was born on September 2, 1943 (age 79 years; as of 2022) in South Carolina, United States. Faye never revealed anything about her early life; however, in one of the episodes of Chrisley Knows Best, She talked about how difficult her childhood was. She said,

I think about how hard I had to work, milking cows every morning at 4:30 in the morning, and then going to feed the hogs and the chickens. Y’all couldn’t survive one week on what I had to do.

Chrisley’s husband, Gene Raymond Chrisley, was a Korean War veteran; he died in a car accident. Faye’s son, Michael Todd Chrisley, is a real estate tycoon. Nanny Faye’s ex-daughter-in-law, Teressa Terry, was Todd’s high school sweetheart. Faye’s daughter-in-law, Julie Chrisley, is a homemaker.

Faye Chrisley is a grandmother to six. Faye’s elder granddaughter, Lindsie Chrisley Campbell, is Todd’s oldest daughter with ex-wife Teresa Terry. Faye’s oldest grandson, Kyle Chrisley, is Todd’s oldest son with ex-wife Teresa Terry; he has bipolar disorder. The other four grandchildren of Faye Chrisley are Chase Chrisley, Savannah Chrisley, Grayson Chrisley, and Chloe Chrisley.

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What are the Career and Education details of Faye Chrisley?

There is not much information available about Faye Chrisley’s education. Faye is known for featuring in various reality shows like Chrisley Knows Best (2014), Celebrity Family Feud (2016),  Growing Up Chrisley (2019), and Chrisley Knows Thanksgiving (2021).

Know the Updated Net Worth of Nanny Faye Chrisley

Nanny Faye Chrisley belongs to a celebrity family and is the mother to a real-estate tycoon, Michael Todd Chrisley. As of 2023, Faye Chrisley has an estimated net worth of approx $600K.

Is Faye Chrisley’s son and daughter-in-law in prison?

The family drama of Chrisley has been in the limelight for years. From the illegal consumption of drugs to several alleged affairs, this family has always attracted controversy in the United States. Now, in 2022, Faye Chrisley’s son, Todd Chrisley, and his wife, Juli Chrisley, have been found guilty of tax evasion federal bank fraud charges, and conspiracy to defraud the United States by a federal jury in Atlanta; Todd will serve a 12-year sentence and Julie will serve a 7-year sentence in prison. In an interview with People’s Magazine, Faye Chrisley opened up about how she is coping with the news of her son and daughter-in-law’s 19 years in prison. She said,

My heart is broken, I don’t know that I have been this broken in many days, but I have to ask God to give me strength and courage to get through it because not everybody is treated [with] justice, and not everything is fair. But you know what we have to get up, I tell you, children, we have to get up and be like the tree planted by the water. We shall not be moved. Let people see that we’re the people that we are. Get up, and do the right thing. Be kind and let God take over.

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Know These Unknown Facts About Nanny Faye Chrisley

  • Nanny Faye Chrisley, 78, is currently battling bladder cancer; she was diagnosed with the deadly disease in 2021.
  • One of the lesser-known truths of Faye Chrisley is that she had a son named Derrick Chrisley who died in 1971 when he was just four months old; however, the reason for his death is still unknown.
  • Although Faye Chrisley now lives a luxurious life, initially she faced several hardships in her life. In 2020, Todd Chrisley shared a throwback Instagram post in which he narrated how Nanny Faye used to work 60 hours a week in a textile mill. 
  • A dog lover, Nanny Faye Chrisley has a pet dog named Miley.
  • In her leisure time, she likes to play gambling and cook.

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Steven Ly

Steven Ly is the Startup Program and Events Manager at TheNextHint Inc. She recruits rockstar startups for all TC events including Disrupt, meetups, Sessions, and more both domestically and internationally. Previously, she helped produce Dreamforce with Salesforce and Next '17 with Google. Prior to that, she was on the advertising teams at both Facebook and AdRoll, helping support advertisers in North America and helped grow those brands globally. Outside of work, Steven enjoys Flywheel, tacos, the 49ers, and adventuring around the globe.

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