Janelle Brown: Wiki, Bio, Age, Husband, Weight Loss, Divorce

Janelle Brown is an American businesswoman, reality TV personality and an American novelist. Her books have become best sellers too. Some of her novels include I’ll Be You (2022), Pretty Things (2020), Watch Me Disappear (2017), This Is Where We Live (2010) and All We Ever Wanted Was Everything (2008). Her book Pretty Things has also been adapted as a TV series and is said will include the actress Nicole Kidman.


Janelle Brown and Kody Brown’s Relationship

Janelle recently opened up on the status of her relationship with her ex-husband Kody Brown. She is ready to move on from the relationship. She has revealed that her 30 year marriage with her husband is now over.

Janelle Brown Birthday, Age, and Educational Qualification

Janelle Brown was born on May 6, 1969, and as of 2023, she is 54 years old. Her birth place is Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. The zodiac sign of Brown is Taurus. Her nationality is that of an American and is of White Caucasian ethnicity.  She did her schooling at Bountiful High School.

Janelle Brown Parents and Family

The name of Janelle’s father is Robert Brown, she did not get to see her father for a long time, she was only three when her father passed away. Sherley Usher is the mother of Janelle and after the death of Robert, she married Merlin Fryer. However, their marriage did not last long and after that Sherley married Winn Brown who is the father of Janelle’s ex-husband Kody Brown. This makes Winn the father-in-law and stepfather of Janelle. Carrie Brown is the sister of Janelle.


Janelle Brown Husband & Children

Kody Brown is the husband of Janelle and she is his second wife. Even for Janelle, this was a second marriage (1988-1990) previously she was married to Adam Barber and their marriage took place in Utah itself, however, the reason for their divorce is unknown. Adam supposedly is the brother of Kody’s first wife. In total, Kody has four wives. They have lived together for 30 years despite such a long-term relationship they called off their marriage on December 2022.

They have six children together and together all of them lived in Flagstaff Arizona. Their children include four sons Logan, Garrison, Hunter Brown, and Gabriel Brown along with two daughters Madison Rose and Savanah Brown. Her daughter Madison wedded Caleb Brush. From the marriage, they have a son, Axel James Brush, and a daughter Evangelynn Kodi Brush. Likewise, her son Logan got engaged to Michelle Petty on September 15, 2017.

Janelle Brown Career

Janelle started her career as a journalist she worked as a senior writer at ‘Salon.com’ from the year 1998 – 2002, writing about technology and culture, and was considered an influential early chronicle of the digital music industry. From 1995 – 1998, she operated at ‘Wired’, helping launch Wired News, and was called one of the Top 25 Women on the Web. She was also the co-founder of ‘Maxi’, a noteworthy early online feminist zine. Her writing has appeared in many publications including The New York Times, Psychology Today, and Vogue.

Novelist Janelle

Janelle Brown Novels

Brown’s novels include ‘Watch me disappear‘, ‘Pretty Things’, ‘I’ll be you’, ‘Those are where we live’, ‘All we ever wanted was everything’ and ‘This where we live’.


Janelle Brown’s Net Worth

As of 2021, the approximate net worth was $400k. She earns through her books and by being a reality TV personality. In the show Sister wives in which she is an actress, it is said that all the members of the Brown family earn 10% of the total production budget which is around $25k-$40k.

Janelle Brown’s Information Table

Name Janelle Brown
Nickname Janelle
Gender Female
Profession Actress, novelist, reality TV personality
Height (approx.) 5’7
Weight (approx.) 80 kg
Figure Measurements (approx.) 42-36-40
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Blond
Date of Birth  6 May 1969
Age (as of 2023) 53 years old
Birth Place The Salt City, Utah, United States
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Taurus
Nationality American
Hometown Utah
College/University Bountiful High school
Educational Qualification Graduate
Religion Christianity
Marital Status Divorced
Sexuality Straight
Parents Father- Robert Brown

Mother- Sherley Usher

Ex-Husband Adam Barber (1988-1990)

Kody Brown

Children 6
Net Worth $400k (as of 2021)

Janelle Brown’s Social Media Account



Some Lesser Known Facts About the Novelist

  • Her book ‘Pretty things‘ was picked as one of the best books of 2020 by Amazon.
  • Her ex-husband has 18 children altogether.
  • She has her own series ‘Janelle Brown’s weight loss diary’ which was aired on TLC.
  • Sister wives showcased on TV on 26 September 2010.
  • She is the only wife of Kody Brown who is not raised in a polygamist family.


  1. Who is Janelle Brown?

Janelle Brown is an American businesswoman, reality TV personality and an American novelist. Her books have become best sellers too.

2. Who is the husband of Janelle Brown?

Kody Brown is the ex-husband of Janelle Brown. The two split after 30 years of marriage on December 2022.

3. Who are the parents of Janelle Brown?

Janelle’s mother’s name is Sherley Usher and her father’s name is Robert Brown.

4. Which novels are written by Janelle?

Janelle Brown’s novels include ‘Watch me disappear’, ‘Pretty Things’, ‘I’ll be you’, ‘Those are where we live’, ‘All we ever wanted was everything’ and ‘This where we live’.

5. What is the net worth of Janelle Brown?

As of 2018, the approximate net worth was 4,00,000 USD. She earns through her books and by being a reality TV personality.

6. How many children does Janelle Brown have?

She has 6 children.

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