Faye Chrisley

Faye Chrisley, born on September 2, 1943, in South Carolina, U.S., is a reality T.V. star. She stars with her son, real estate millionaire Todd Chrisley, and his family in the reality show “Chrisley Knows Best.” She also stars alongside Chase and Savannah Chrisley in the reality show “Growing Up Chrisley.” We’re here to celebrate her birthday!

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Faye Chrisley


Nanny Faye

Birth date:

September 2, 1943



Zodiac Sign:



5' 2"

Relationship Status:


Net Worth:

$600 thousand

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Faye Chrisley was born on September 2, 1943, in South Carolina, U.S. She spent most of her childhood in South Carolina, U.S., but has never revealed anything about her parents, upbringing, or educational history. This is because she believes that her early life has nothing to do with her present. She prefers to keep her personal life out of the media’s gaze. Chrisley was married to Gene Raymond Chrisley, who died in a car accident in July 2012. Gene was a Korean War veteran. She had three sons, Todd, Randy, and Derrick, however, she suffered another huge blow after her youngest son, Derrick, suddenly passed away.

Chrisley is an American television personality who rose to fame after starring in the show “Chrisley Knows Best.” She co-created the show with her family members and it has captivated millions of viewers since its premiere. It depicted the Chrisley family’s day-to-day activities, and she was instrumental in it receiving nominations and awards, including a “Best Unstructured Reality Series” nomination from the 22nd Critics’ Choice Awards in 2016 and the National Association of Television Program Executives Reality Breakthrough Award for best “docusoap” from 2015 to 2017.

Her sense of humor and compassionate nature won her millions of fans. Savannah, Lindsie, Kyle, Chase, and Grayson, Chrisley’s five grandchildren, also appeared on the reality show alongside her and their parents. Chrisley has also starred in the T.V. special “Chrisley Knows Thanksgiving” and has appeared in the series’ spin-off “Growing Up Chrisley.”

In 2023, the show entered its 10th and final season. It premiered in February 2023 and was shorter than previous seasons.


Career timeline

The Start of Her Career

The American reality T.V. show "Chrisley Knows Best" first. airs in March.

“Chrisley Knows Best” Gets Noticed

Her acclaimed series receives a nomination for "Best Unstructured Reality Series" at the 22nd Critics' Choice Awards.

A Documentary Plus Soap Opera Classic

The series wins the National Association of Television Program Executives Reality Breakthrough Award for best ‘docusoap’ from 2015 to 2017.

Going Strong

The reality show "Chrisley Knows Best" is set to return for Season 9.

The Final Season

The show's 10th and final season airs in February.

Why We Love Faye Chrisley

  1. She's a devoted grandmother

    Chrisley, the nanny, frequently picks on or bosses her grandchildren around. However, it's in an endearing manner because she is a complete softie, especially when it comes to her dear grandchildren.

  2. She's selfless and jolly

    Chrisley has been through many hardships, from the death of her husband to the loss of her youngest son. Regardless of the difficulties, she always rose above them and has never failed to have a smile on her face.

  3. She's adorable

    With her sass, charm, and sweet grandmotherly ways, the oldest Chrisley has wholly captured viewers' hearts all over the world. She is often described as having a good heart and a sharp wit but is also a serious gambler with a rebellious streak.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. She loves to gamble

    Chrisley occasionally sneaks into casinos to try her luck at winning games of chance.

  2. She was the family's breadwinner

    Before they were all wealthy, Chrisley worked 60 hours a week to support her family.

  3. She adores dogs

    Chrisley has a tiny puppy named Miley, who has appeared on “Chrisley Knows Best” several times.

  4. She has a favorite child

    Todd, Chrisley's eldest, is known to be her favorite child.

  5. She loves to cook

    Chrisley is an expert cook and baker, especially in traditional Southern American fare.

Faye Chrisley FAQs

Does Faye Chrisley have cancer?

Chrisley has been dealing with bladder cancer since 2021. However, in 2023 she announced that the cancer was in remission.

Why was Nanny Faye Chrisley's home foreclosed?

According to the bank, Todd Chrisley allegedly defaulted on a $362,300 home loan in 2014, missing $33,533.38 in payments. Thankfully, everything worked out, and “Chrisley Knows Best” fans have seen Nanny Faye live in her own home while still visiting her son regularly.

What is Faye Chrisley’s net worth?

Faye Chrisley’s net worth is valued at around $600,000 as of 2021.

Faye Chrisley’s birthday dates

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