Janelle Brown (Sister Wives) Bio, Age, Height, Family, Children, Husband, Kody Brown, Career, Net worth

Janelle Brown Biography

Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, as Janelle S. Schriever, Janelle Brown is a television reality star best known for starring in TLC’s reality series Sister Wives. She also starred in her own online series Janelle Brown’s Weight Loss Diary.

Janelle Brown Age and Birthday

Brown is 51 years old as of 2020. She was born on May 6, 1969. She celebrates her birthday on the 6th of May every year.

Janelle Brown Height

Brown stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 4 inches tall (1.63 meters) tall.

Janelle Brown Family

Brown was born to parents Robert Brown (father) and Sheryl Usher (mother).  Her father died when she was three years old. After her father’s death, her mother, Sheryl Usher married Merlin Fryer with the couple divorcing after a short period in the union.

Her mother went on to marry Winn Brown who is Kody Brown’s father (Kody Brown is Janelle’s husband) making Winn her step-father and father-in-law.  On December 14, 2020, Janelle posted on her Instagram page: “My sweet mother returned to her heavenly home a week ago today. Im not sure you ever completely expect it, even though they have been sick for a while.” From the post, we learn that her mother passed away in December 2020 after a long fight with illness.

She has a sister named Carrie.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Janelle is an American national of Caucasian descent.

Janelle Brown Husband

Brown is a  spiritually married woman. She is spiritually married to Kody Brown since January 20, 1993. Her husband has three other wives; Meri, Christine, and Robyn. She is the second wife of Kody, with the first wife being Meri. Kody Brown has a total of 18 children from his four wives, six with Janelle.  Kody was legally married to Meri from 1990 until their divorce in 2014. After the divorce, the two are now spiritually married.  In 2014, Kody brown legally married Robyn in order to legally adopt her three children. Christine is a spiritual wife.


Janelle Brown with Kody Brown, her spiritual husband
Janelle Brown with Kody Brown, her spiritual husband

Janelle was previously married to Adam Barber. The two wedded in December 1988 and divorced in 1990. They had no children together.

Janelle Brown Children

Brown, together with her husband Kody Brown, is blessed with six children, Four sons, and two daughters; Madison Rose, Savanah, Logan Taylor, Hunter Elias, Robert Garrison, and Gabriel.

Her daughter, Madison Rose is married to Caleb Brush since June 4, 2016. Madison and Caleb have two children, a son named Axel James Brush, and a daughter named Evangelynn Kodi Brush.

Janelle attended Bountiful High School.

Janelle Brown Education and Career

Brown is an actress and reality star. She is known for starring in TLC’s reality show Sister Wives and also for starring in her own online series Janelle Brown’s Weight Loss Diary. Apart from being a television personality, Janelle has a profession in real estate.

Janelle Brown Sister Wives | Kody Brown

Brown stars in a family-themed reality series Sister Wives. The show premiered on September 26, 2010. It focuses on the life of Kody Brown, a polygamist, with his four wives, Janelle, Meri, Christine, and Robyn, and his 18 children. Kody was legally married to Meri from 1990 until their divorce in 2014. After their divorce, The two are spiritually married. Kody also legally married Robyn in 2014 in order to legally adopt Robyn’s three children. Christine, like Janelle, is spiritually married to Kody.

Sister Wives Cast
Sister Wives Cast

Janelle Brown  Salary and Net worth

Brown has an estimated net worth of around $400,000. Brown family earns an average of around $25K-$40K from Sister Wives show. The Brown family has an estimated total net worth of $1 million.

 Janelle Social Media: Twitter and Instagram

Brown is active on both Twitter and Instagram. Her Twitter handle is @JanelleBrown117, with 163.3K followers as of Feb 2021.  Her official Instagram handle is @janellebrown117, with 399K followers as of February 2021.