Kody Brown has turn out to be a widely known actuality TV character from his Sister Wives fame, however he’s earned cash from different skilled endeavors too.
The 54-year-old father of 18 shortly grew to become the face of polygamy when Sister Wives debuted on TLC in 2010.
On the time, Kody was married to a few ladies, Meri, Janelle, and Christine Brown, and was courting Robyn, who would finally turn out to be his sole spouse.
Kody took on some main monetary duties, having to offer for his supersized household, together with his 4 wives and their mixed 18 youngsters, and having 4 separate households to pay for.
When TLC audiences had been first launched to the previous polygamist, Kody was working in gross sales – though he by no means specified what sort of gross sales work he did – whereas most of his 4 wives additionally labored exterior of the house.
Earlier than getting into the world of actuality tv, Kody labored because the president of Das Hundhaus Firearms and Equipment.
Kody Brown movies full-time for Sister Wives as his major supply of earnings
Ultimately, Kody gave up his gross sales job to movie for Sister Wives as his full-time job.
Lately, Kody nonetheless movies for Sister Wives and likewise runs his and Robyn’s enterprise, Dabsark Leisure LLC, previously Kody Brown Household Leisure. It’s rumored that Dabsark is an acronym for the primary letters of his, Robyn’s, and their youngsters’s first names: Dayton, Aurora, Breanna, Solomon, Ariella, Robyn, and Kody.
Dabsark was established as a strategy to handle the household’s funds, with the funding agency Quinn Holdings LLC listed because the enterprise’s “organizer,” which serves “high net worth families, foundations, and endowments.”
We aren’t positive precisely how a lot money Kody rakes in from filming Sister Wives, however in accordance with actuality producer Terence Michael, actuality TV households earn roughly 10 % of their present’s per-episode price range.
In Kody’s case, since TLC reportedly spends between $250,000 and $400,000 per episode, the household probably earns $25,000 to $40,000 per episode.
With 18 seasons and 207 episodes (together with Inform Alls) below their belts, which means the Browns have collectively earned someplace between $5.1 million and $8.2 million.
Though which will look like some huge cash to most individuals, that cash was being unfold between one man, 4 wives, and 18 youngsters, together with 4 separate mortgages and/or hire funds, earlier than Kody cut up from Christine, Janelle, and Meri.
At one level, Kody was incomes supplemental earnings from the household’s enterprise, My Sisterwife’s Closet, a web-based jewellery boutique thought up by Robyn. Kody nonetheless advertises the corporate’s hyperlink on his Twitter profile.
Kody additionally earns a facet hustle recording Cameos for his devoted followers. On the video-sharing web site, paying prospects can request a customized video from Kody, whose bio reads, “Kody Brown is a reality TV star known for their time on Sister Wives. Their birthday is on January 20, 1969 and their zodiac sign is Aquarius. They originally hail from Lovell, Wyoming.”
Clients can select between both a customized video for $149 or a customized non-public message from Kody for $10. Based mostly on his 4.88-star ranking, Kody’s prospects are happy along with his Cameos, so it seems to be to be a profitable facet gig for the TLC star.
When all is alleged and performed, how a lot is Kody Brown price? In keeping with CelebrityNetWorth.com, the previous plural marriage advocate’s internet price presently sits at $800,000.
Season 18 of Sister Wives premieres on Sunday, August 20 at 10/9c on TLC and Discovery+.