American reality television star Gary Shirley rose to fame by his remarkable appearance in the MTV series, 16 and Pregnant. His ups and downs in his personal life are one of the main story plots in the show. His recent public spat with his ex-fiancé and subsequent apology has drawn massive audiences. So, what led to the brawl with his ex-fiancé and what happened next after the public apology? Follow the article to know about his personal affairs and more.
Career And Net Worth
Gary made his name in the reality television series appearing in the MTV series,16 and Pregnant which is aired on MTV. He has also made his appearance in Teen Mom on the same network. Besides his on-screen career, he also held the job of an entrepreneur creating his line of condoms. Apparently, he is also an online homemade cookie seller.
It resembles that Gary has settled the extensively abundant amount of fortune. His business outside the screen has contributed to his notable amount of net worth. His ex-fiancé, Amber summoned fortunes of $10K through her career in a reality show.
No Love Lust For Ex-fiancé
Gary was in a relationship with 16 & Pregnant star, Amber Portwood since 2007. He made his debut along with his then-girlfriend, Amber on the series 16 & Pregnant.
Gary got engaged and his fiancé, Amber on the beach during a short vacation. Amber was pregnant at the early age of 18 and on 12 November 2008, she gave birth to a girl named Leah Leann Shirley. However, the happiness was short-lived as Amber was arrested on domestic assault charge while she was seen shoving, punching, slapping and choking Gary in front of their newly born baby on their another show Teen Mom.
Gary became the primary custodian of their daughter, Leah, after she was sent jail for the use of a drug in 2012. He continued to appear in the series with their child Leah. Gary even hanging out with the babysitter, Kelsi Bowden betraying his fiancé, Amber.
Later, in 2016 after Amber’s release, the court decided that Gary will retain primary physical custody and receive $1200 per month from Amber for the support of their seven years old daughter. Moreover, the battle between them gets perpetuated not only on the show but also on their respective social accounts.
In early 2018, Gary took a dig at his ex-flame and commented on her relationship with Andrew. Amber Portwood didn't hold herself back and stated on Twitter that Andrew was the reason she pulled herself up. Gary then apologized for his comments later in March and asked for forgiveness.
Married To Kristina
Gary started dating Kristina in 2013 after the prison sentence to his ex-fiancé, Amber. He later tied the knot with Kristina after he filed for a marriage license in September 2015. Before their marriage, the couple welcomed a daughter named Emilee Shirley.
Gary with his wife Christina in October 2016. (Photo: Instagram)
Moreover, their daughter, Emily enjoys spending time together with her family which is reflected in their post on social sites. Despite the relation, Kristina loves her stepdaughter Leah being an example of a better stepmother for her.
Gary has a severe change in his body weight in three years of span. He showed his impressive weight loss appearing in the Billboard Music Awards Red Carpet in 2016.He was previously seen in his weighty body in 2013, and later he had an impressive weight loss in 2016. For instance, look at the picture.
Gary's transformation after weight loss in 2016 (Photo: Splash)
His weight loss comes after his commitment to shed the pounds which he opened up during a video interview in February 2016. Gary said that he cares his weight and goes to the gym and will change his habits. Just five months after, he had visible transformation and is on track to have a better body shape.
The reality television star Gary Shirley was born in 1986 in Anderson, Indiana and his birthday falls on 17 November as per wiki. Regarding his parents, Gary's mother Carol raised him, but the information regarding his biological father has never come to light. His educational background is still inside a dark.