'Chrisley Knows Best' on USA Network: How Todd Chrisley adopts autocratic ways to stir family drama

The reality show primarily follows the lives of Georgia-based real estate developer Todd Chrisley and his family


                            'Chrisley Knows Best' on USA Network: How Todd Chrisley adopts autocratic ways to stir family drama
Todd Chrisley in a still from 'Chrisley Knows Best' (USA Network)
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USA Network is back with another season of 'Chrisley Knows Best' and we can't wait for it. The previous seasons showed viewers everything they wanted to see, including wealth, luxury, real estate, and an over-the-top lifestyle, with real problems and major family drama.

The show primarily revolves around Georgia-based real estate tycoon Todd Chrisley and his wealthy family. The show formerly took place in Roswell and Alpharetta, both near Atlanta, before moving primarily to Nashville, Tennessee, during the fourth season. 'Growing Up Chrisley', a spin-off focusing on Chase and Savannah Chrisley, premiered in 2019. Read on to know more about the patriarch of the Chrisley family.

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Who is Todd Chrisley?

The American reality star was born on April 6, 1969, in Georgia. He is a well-known businessman, TV, and social media star. He rose to fame after appearing in his own reality show on USA Network called 'Chrisley Knows Best'. The show became very popular during its first season and stayed a hit through all of its seasons. 

Todd was raised in Georgia and spent much of his life there with his brothers Derric and Randy Chrisley. Talking about his business, he's a real estate investor and an entrepreneur and has his hands in several business. He is also a germophobe and so his family frequently calls him out for it. He has also been dubbed as a "control freak".

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Who is Todd Chrisley's wife?

Todd and his wife Julie Chrisley have been showing us what true love is all about since season one of the show in 2014. The couple is married and has two sons named Chase and Grayson and a daughter named Savannah. Todd was previously married before to his school sweetheart Teresa Terry from 1990 to 1996. The couple parted ways in 1993 and share daughter Lindsie and son Kyle.

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How did 'Chrisley Knows Best' work out for Todd?

Apart from 'Chrisley Knows Best', Todd branched out from his family to take center stage with his own talk show in 2017. 'According to Chrisley' featured Todd giving his hilarious insights into parenting, sex, and relationships in a weekly half-hour slot. The show premiered on September 12, 2017, but unfortunately, Todd wasn’t quite so popular without the backup of his famous family. After just one season, USA Network decided to pull the plug. In 2016, Todd, along with his kids Savannah and Grayson, appeared in the infamous 'Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens'.

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What is 'Chrisley Knows Best' all about?

The show follows father, multi-millionaire real estate developer, and entrepreneur Todd Chrisley and his wife Julia as they raise a family in the heart of the South, per Country Living. And while they are certainly not hurting for money, the family experiences more than its fair share of drama. Todd, who is the patriarch of the Chrisley family, is known for running his businesses and his family with an iron fist, something that doesn't always go over so well with those who interact with him. 

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According to NBC Universal, 'Chrisley Knows Best' is averaging around 1.5 million total viewers. After an impressive nine seasons, it appears that fans still want more. The show will air on the USA Network on June 23, 2022.

Trailer

The trailer has not yet been released. Stay tuned.

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