Who is Randy Chrisley?
Randy Chrisley is an American businessman and celebrity. He is the brother of a real estate tycoon and reality TV star Todd Chrisley.
Unlike his famous brother, he has somehow lived a reasonably low-profile life. Yet, despite this, Randy Chrisley has made headlines in the past.
Likewise, his shoplifting arrest in 2016 made headlines.
In 2014, doctors diagnosed Randy with stage four cancer. Fortunately, he was able to beat cancer and is currently in remission.
In addition, Randy Chrisley was again the subject of controversy when his wife Pamela wrote a lengthy Facebook post alleging he had cheated on her.
|Full name||Randy Chrisley|
|Birthdate||August 28, 1970|
|Age||52 years old|
|Traits||Positive– Trustworthy, honest, and witty|
Negative– Overly serious, self-critical, and overthinker
|Birthplace||Westminster, South Carolina, USA|
|Currently residing||Westminster, South Carolina, USA|
|High school||West-Oak High School|
|Parents||Gene Raymond Chrisley (father)|
Faye Chrisley (mother)
|Name of wife||Pamela Chrisley|
|Children||Amber Chrisley (daughter)|
Gabe Chrisley (son)
|Profession||Real Estate Agent|
|Net worth||USD 100,000|
Early life and Childhood
On August 28, 1970, Randy Chrisley was born in Westminster, South Carolina. As of 2021, Randy Chrisley is 52 years old.
Randy is a Virgo. Virgo men are trustworthy, witty, and honest; however, they tend to be overthinkers. They can also be very self-critical and overly serious at times.
Randy attended West-Oak High School. He graduated from there in 1984.
Randy spent the majority of his childhood in South Carolina.
In addition to this, Randy Chrisley has brown eyes and light brown hair. He is of a slim build and has an oval-shaped face.
He is the son of Faye and Gene Chrisley.
In 2014, doctors diagnosed Randy Chrisley with stage four cancer. After the diagnosis, Todd Chrisley’s representative released an exclusive statement to Us Weekly.
Luckily, despite the late diagnosis, Randy did beat cancer. After undergoing chemotherapy, the celebrity became cancer-free. He is currently in remission and is leading a healthy life.
The Chrisley family has had a history of the deadly disease. Randy’s father, Gene, lost his life to cancer in 2012.
His sister-in-law Julie Chrisley has also had a long battle with the life-threatening disease. Randy’s mother, Faye, also had a cancer scare after they found a lump on her breast. Luckily, all the tests came back negative.
Faye Chrisley (mother)
Faye Chrisley is the matriarch of the Chrisley family. In an episode of Chrisley Knows Best, Faye Chrisley once said, “I think about how hard I had to work, milking cows every morning at 4:30 in the morning and then feeding the hogs and the chickens.”
She worked over 60 hours a week to provide for her family.
Read about the biography of Faye Chrisley
Gene Raymond Chrisley (father)
Randy’s father was US war veteran Gene Raymond Chrisley. Gene Raymond Chrisley served his country during the Korean War.
Likewise, Gene Raymond Chrisley was even honored with a bronze star for his courage and dedication to his country.
Unfortunately, at the age of 77, Gene Raymond passed away at Emory University Hospital in Atalanta on July 11, 2012. He passed away after a long battle with cancer.
Randy Chrisley has two brothers. His brother, Todd Chrisley, is the show Chrisley Knows Best star. He is a real estate tycoon known for controlling, irritability, and irrationality.
Unfortunately, Randy’s youngest brother Derrick passed away when he was just a child. At the time of his death, Derrick Chrisley was only four months old. He passed away in the year 1974.
Interestingly, Randy Chrisley has sole responsibility for both of his children.
Relationships of Randy Chrisley
Pamela Chrisley (ex-wife)
Randy Chrisley married his girlfriend, Pamela, in August 2012.
It seemed everything was going well for the couple. However, in 2014, Randy received a shock that would change his life forever. He was diagnosed with stage four cancer, after which he had to undergo multiple chemotherapy sessions.
Although Randy successfully beat cancer, his marriage with Pamela had turned sour. In 2016, Pamela Chrisley accused her husband of being unfaithful to her. This shocked many of their fans since Pamela and Randy seemed to have a perfect marriage.
Pamela penned a lengthy Facebook post accusing Randy of cheating on her. This caused a major media frenzy, and while Randy himself never responded to Pamela’s accusations, his brother, Todd came to his defense.
In addition to their bitter separation, Pamela was also taken into custody and charged with second-degree harassment. Her arrest was connected to an alleged extortion attempt against her brother-in-law Todd Chrisley.
Following her arrest, Pamela was released on a USD 1,000 bond.
According to Fox Carolina, Pamela had made threats to “sell a story to the National Enquirer that would hurt the Chrisley name unless hush money was deposited into her bank account.”
Todd Chrisley reacted to Pamela’s arrest and publicly humiliated her by sharing her mugshot on his Instagram account. He captioned the photo,
“Pamela has been involved in a scheme with other individuals in GA and SC to extort hundreds of thousands of dollars from our family because my brother filed for divorce from her. Our family has endured this harassment for many months and had to stay quiet to let law enforcement from two states do their job.”
Randy Chrisley Children
Randy Chrisley has two children, a son named Gabe Chrisley and a daughter named Amber Chrisley.
Randy Chrisley Career
From a very young age, Randy started working in real estate. His brother, Todd, is a real estate tycoon.
In contrast, Randy Chrisley was only reasonably successful in his endeavors.
People know him and his brother from the Chrisley Knows Best show. It revolves around the lives of Todd Chrisley and his family. But unfortunately, Randy is not a regular cast member of the hit reality TV show.
To date, Randy has only had brief appearances on the show. Despite this, his short stint in the show has pushed him to fame and has helped him gain celebrity status.
In 2001, Randy got employed at RS Service. He currently works for the company as a real estate agent.
Controversies Involving Chrisley
Randy Chrisley made headlines after being arrested for shoplifting in South Carolina in 2016. He was caught shoplifting multiple bags of candy worth a total of $22.
The unfortunate incident happened at Main Street Dollar General in Westminster, South Carolina. One of the store’s employees witnessed Randy stuffing the candy bags in his pants, after which he called the police and informed them that they had a shoplifter in the store.
After the police’s arrival, Randy, who was apparently in the checkout line, started “walking briskly towards the back of the store pushing a buggy.” The officer followed Randy and arrested him.
He denied shoplifting.
Finally, after another police officer arrived on the scene, Randy admitted to stealing the candy.
Likewise, he explained that although “he had the money to pay for the items stolen and was sorry for taking the items. However, Randy did not know why he took the items.”
Randy Chrisley Net worth
As of 2021, Randy Chrisley has an estimated net worth of approximately USD 100,000. His primary source of income is his work as a real estate agent.
Randy lives quite a comfortable lifestyle. However, the celebrity has faced his fair share of financial hardships. News about his financial situation surfaced when Randy was arrested for shoplifting in South Carolina in 2016.
Moreover, Randy’s famous brother Todd Chrisley also has a riches-to-rags story. Todd Chrisley was previously a multimillionaire who had earned a lot of money as a real estate mogul.
Social media presence
On Instagram, Randy Chrisley is active under the username “randy_chrisley.” Eighty-five people follow the celebrity, and he follows 35 other accounts. Until now, Randy has made a total of 7 posts.
Randy seems to be relatively inactive on Instagram. His last post was made on July 25, 2016, when he shared a cute picture of his son, Gabe, during a football match.
Although Randy is pretty inactive on Instagram, his brother, Todd, has a much more active presence on the social networking platform. In January 2020, the reality TV star posted a throwback photo of himself and Randy as children.
The photo features little Todd and Randy opening their Christmas gifts. Todd posted the photo to appreciate the sacrifices made by his mother, Faye.
He captioned it,
“God bless my mama. She worked 60 hours a week in a textile mill to make sure we had everything we wanted and needed. I found this photo (me in the red), and Santa brought me a record player and my brother drums. It’s the little things that make me smile now as I get older … I love you, mama.”