Faye Chrisley

Faye Chrisley was born on September 2, 1943, in South Carolina, U.S. She’s a reality T.V. star. Her son, real estate millionaire Todd Chrisley, and his family star in the reality show “Chrisley Knows Best,” for which she is best known. Faye also stars alongside Chase and Savannah Chrisley in the reality show “Growing Up Chrisley.” Now that she has entered another year of her life, 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 is an American television personality who rose to fame after starring in the show “Chrisley Knows Best,” which she co-created with her other family members and has captivated millions of viewers since its premiere. The show is now in its ninth season, depicting the Chrisley family’s day-to-day activities, and she was instrumental in the show receiving numerous nominations. Her sense of humor and compassionate nature won her millions of fans.

Faye Chrisley was born on September 2, 1943, in South Carolina, U.S. She spent most of her childhood in South Carolina, U.S.A, 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. Gene was a Korean War veteran. Todd, Randy, and Derrick are her three sons. However, she suffered another huge blow after her youngest son, Derrick, suddenly passed away. Not much is known about her sons except for Todd Chrisley, who is also a reality star.

Savannah, Lindsie, Kyle, Chase, and Grayson, Chrisley’s five grandchildren, appear on the American reality television show alongside their parents. Chrisley has also starred in T.V. specials “Chrisley Knows Best” and “Chrisley Knows Thanksgiving”. She has also appeared in the series’ spin-offs, and her work in them has been well-received. She featured in “Growing Up Chrisley” as well and has charmed fans across the country.

Career timeline

The Start of Her Career

Popular American reality T.V. show "Chrisley Knows Best" begins in March 2014.

“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.

Her Series is Far From Over

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

Why We Love Faye Chrisley

  1. Chrisley is a devoted grandmother

    Chrisley, the nanny, frequently picks on or bosses around her grandchildren. Despite her tenacity, Nanny Faye 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 never failed to put a smile on her face.

  3. She's adorable

    With her sass, charm, and sweet grandmotherly ways, the eldest 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 chances.

  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 have cancer?

Faye Chrisley has been dealing with bladder cancer since sometime in 2021. However, she is receiving treatment regularly.

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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