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What happened to Molly Hopkins after ’90 Day Fiancé’?

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Molly Hopkins appeared in the fifth season of “90 Day Fiancé”, when she dated Luis Emmanuel Mendez, a bartender from the Dominican Republic. Their relationship had a great start, but quickly deteriorated and became borderline illegal; Luis gaslit Molly, for a start, additionally, others accused him of asking Molly’s children inappropriate questions, the worst of which was his alleged inquiry into her then-17-year-old daughter’s sex experiences

Luckily, Molly cut things off and has been single, save for dating Kelly Brown for two years. However, most fans became extra curious about her life once comments that she ‘lost weight, her man, and her best friend at once’ started flying. Molly stated that 2023 would be her year, and has already gone public with many drastic life changes.

Molly recently adjusted her critical decisions

Molly cut all ties with Luis after his poor treatment of her and her children. He went on to find a new wife, but divorced again, and has faded into obscurity save for occasional social media posts. Molly moved on, and initially headlined the “90 Day Fiancé: Pillow Talk” spin-off with her best friend, Cynthia Decker. About a year before the friendship ended in 2022, her fans could follow her journey to find romance in the first season of “90 Day: The Single Life” with Kelly Brown. Molly is single today and devoted to her daughters and businesses, including LiviRae Lingerie and Plexus. She also maintains her social media presence and is open to future appearances on TV, according to her manager Dominique at Dominton Talent House.

She cut ties with Kelly Brown

Molly met Kelly when she was single and looking for love in the 2021 TLC spin-off. Kelly was a police officer from Brooklyn, and they started chatting and calling regularly. Although they seemed in love, the distance made things difficult. Luckily, Kelly made things easier when he announced that he would retire from the New York City Police Department and move to Georgia to enjoy his retirement in Molly’s native state. He replaced Cynthia on “Pillow Talk” in August 2022, suggesting that they were growing closer, which TLC wanted to promote.

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Unfortunately, their plans stopped around November 2022, when Molly accused Kelly of ‘choke slamming’ Olivia. They filed a police report against him, but the evidence contradicted their statements, so Kelly wasn’t charged with wrongdoing, and promptly unfollowed Molly on social media. Kelly kept referencing the toxicity in relationships on social media afterwards, suggesting that he was bitter and disappointed.

Molly’s manager explained that she ended things due to unhealthy stresses, challenges, and odd aggressive behavior from Kelly. She also revealed that Molly losing close to 40lbs or 18kgs drew more attention and praise, allegedly making Kelly act out.

Kelly defended himself

Hearing one side of the story made things straightforward; Kelly was abusive and deserved the consequences. However, the police couldn’t find enough proof of the distress, embarrassment, and humiliation that the mother-daughter duo accused him of. Moreover, Kelly posted a screenshot of an email that Olivia sent him on 14 November 2022 via Instagram Stories on 2 February 2023. His evidence showed Olivia admitting to being spoiled but defending herself. Additionally, she told him that she would be far more successful than he could ever be, insulting him with a racial slur.

Despite allegedly admitting to choking Olivia to a friend, Kelly denied that he ever punched or threatened her with a weapon, which the police report alleged. Moreover, he admitted wanting to have a clean slate, and revealed that he hadn’t returned to Molly’s town since November. Additionally, he sided with Cynthia in the fallout, appeared in an Instagram photo from Cynthia’s home on 26 February, and was seen enjoying his time with her and her husband. Cynthia stated that they’d found a friend for life in Kelly.

Molly is no longer friends with Cynthia

While fans thought that her relationship with Kelly might eventually end, no one suspected that she would give up on her friendship with Cynthia. They were co-owners of LiviRae Lingerie since about 2006, and were undoubtedly close. They were co-stars in the 2010 TV series, “Double Divas,” on Lifetime for two seasons, before they appeared in the fifth season of the main TLC show and then its commentary-based spin-off. Fans loved hearing their opinions and seeing their friendship grow even stronger as their business developed, but things unexpectedly came crashing down in 2022.

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Cynthia disliked being a sidekick in the show and was allegedly skipping work, while Molly focused on her business and family. Then, Molly or her daughter Olivia allegedly stated that Cynthia witnessed and had video footage of the altercation between Kelly and Olivia – Cynthia accused them of making a false statement, and wanted her name deleted from the police report. Shortly before Thanksgiving 2022, she replied to a fan, ‘Molly and I are no longer friends. I will not be back in “Pillow Talk.” I wish I had a different answer for you.’ They also split as business partners, and Molly announced that the company would undergo structural changes but remain open.

After persistent questions about her opinion on the discord, Molly’s agent Dominique stated, ‘Molly is focused on doing her thing, and doesn’t have the energy or time to discuss the fallout with Cynthia. She is immersed in her business and charity work and wants to remain centered on her goals.’

Cynthia is determined to move on

After the tension died down, Cynthia revealed in January 2023 that leaving Molly behind made her world crumble, and left her feeling numb, empty, and broken for a while. Consequently, she decided to sell her four-bedroom, four-bathroom home and move away. Her recent price decrease was proof of her determination, meaning that she wanted the home gone quickly.

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She sued Cynthia this February

As if adding an insult to injury, Molly decided to burn all bridges with Cynthia by filing a suit alleging stealing money and starting a competing company on 9 February 2023. She alleged that she had been doing the majority of work for their joint business. Moreover, she noted that Cynthia rehired an employee in January behind her back. Molly had caught them stealing, and Cynthia, who believed that the claim was fake, gave them the job back without consulting her business partner. Her lawsuit also mentioned Cynthia’s business, Brest Friend, which was allegedly breaking their operating agreement since it rivaled the lingerie business. Furthermore, Molly stated that Cynthia used their client information to promote her business. That forced her to send a cease-and-desist letter, and she also filed an emergency protection order after  Cynthia leaked her home address.

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Cynthia allegedly stole money

Unfortunately, the story didn’t end with their settlement at a court hearing on 7 March. Molly bought all of Cynthia’s shares for $600,000 and revoked her ex-best friend’s access to business accounts, which was a peaceful resolution that let them move on. However, Molly claimed that Cynthia left the business with $10,000 in her pocket, which she moved to her bank account, used to pay off personal debt, and took $20,000 in cash. Cynthia denied stealing $30,000, and revealed that they were 50/50 owners until the agreement became active.

Regardless, Cynthia had to stop promoting her virtual bra-fitting business in April. However, she started a podcast with the same name, Brest Friend, to share her experiences in the industry over the last 34 years. She also invited her social media followers to guest star, and share stories of their struggles with bra fitting following cancer, breast reduction, implants, and similar problems.

She lost weight

Loyal fans remember Molly embarking on a weight loss journey after her divorce from Luis in 2017. Although she made significant progress, the lockdowns that the COVID-19 outbreak caused affected her success adversely. Luckily, losing her best friend and boyfriend put her on the right track. Following the 40lbs or 18kgs that she lost, Molly reported feeling ‘over the moon happy with her health’, and promised to keep working on achieving a slimmer figure.

She also noted that she suffered from ‘horrible IBS (irritable bowel syndrome)‘ but that her newest diet solved the gastrointestinal system issues. Moreover, Molly claims that she curbed her craving and stopped emotional eating, thanks to the Plexus pink drink, officially called Plexus Slim Hunger Control.

Furthermore, on top of home workouts, Molly visits a vitamin-enriched steam pod business in Georgia, Contour Club, as a form of self-care.

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Molly is expanding her business goals

After leaving Kelly and her best friend, Cynthia, Molly zeroed in on her business and well-being goals. While sorting-out her business affairs with LiviRae Lingerie in court, she boasted about being one of 720,000 Plexus brand ambassadors. Consequently, she created a separate business account on Instagram under the handle @pillowtalkprincesses_plexus.

Molly offers discount codes if people buy the shake that changed her life through her link, and sells other products such as GLOW, a drinkable hyaluronic acid and clay mask. Since Janelle and Christine, the stars of the reality TV show “Sister Wives,” are fellow Plexus distributors, the women partnered to promote their distribution network in Nashville in April 2023. However, Plexus receives much criticism for making unsubstantiated health claims, and using an MLM (multi-level marketing) business model, which is similar to or sometimes is a pyramid scheme.

Knowing the risks, Molly isn’t putting all her eggs in one basket. She promotes products such as Da Cajun Hammer Gator SauceKittenish, and Create Happy Designs, and Georgia-based food businesses such as Forks & Flavors and Marietta Diner. Additionally, she’s partnering with companies such as Magnolia Artisans to boost her lingerie business’s profits, or brand recognition. Moreover, like her former best friend, Molly is willing to share her experiences and business acumen. She was a guest on podcasts such as Single Parent Podcast hosted by Christina Monai and Christina Paling in April 2023.

She isn’t dwelling on her past

Although she continuously mentioned how great her 20-year friendship with Cynthia was, Molly is over it. She’s shared endearing moments with other close friends such as Nat Brown, Alicia “NayNay” Bidgood-Stowe, Becca Tipton, and DeAnna Maynard-Goodman. Furthermore, with drama gone from her life, Molly reported having more time for her love of music and has Adele concerts by herself some nights, which her dogs seemingly bark along to. Finally, she said she realized that a change happens when you leave your comfort zone.

Therefore, Molly proudly admitted that she’s no longer scared of trying new things and sharing what benefits her life. As a testament to her health and fitness, Molly claims she now has the energy to drive for 12 hours, work for 10 hours, and then drive back for the same duration, which actually sounds rather dangerous!

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How is Marc Priestley from Wheeler Dealers going today?

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Ever since its premiere in 2003, “Wheeler Dealers” has undeniably become one of the most iconic and entertaining shows in the genre of car-centered TV. By featuring repair and improvement jobs, experiments, and everything automotive, “Wheeler Dealers” projects have always brought lots of innovation and fresh ideas to the table.

The changes the show has been through go beyond cars, and also include its hosts, having Marc “Elvis” Priestley as the latest man to take the responsibility of fronting “Wheeler Dealers”, alongside the legendary Mike Brewer.

That being said, there’s still a lot to learn about Marc, who he is when he’s not in the show, his past career in Formula 1, and his future projects. So what is Marc Priestley doing now? Stay here to discover all!

What’s Going On With Marc Priestley?

With a career of almost two decades in the car industry, Marc “Elvis” Priestly has gained wide recognition both as an automotive expert and TV host, and that doesn’t seem likely to change any time soon.

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These days Marc keeps quite busy with his many projects, which most remarkably include hosting the hugely popular show “Wheeler Dealers”, premiering his second season with the show in early 2023. Since Marc took the position of the show’s host and mechanic in 2021, the audience has warmed to him quite well, gaining him quite a big following on social media, and opening other professional doors for him.

That being said, these days Marc is known to be more than just a TV personality, as he’s also a speaker on motivation and business topics, and hosts his podcast Pit Lane Life Lessons, the goal of which is to channel the mindset of the big names in Formula 1 (F1) and apply it to other aspects of life and business. Marc has also been sharing original content on his YouTube channel, showing everything from his insights into the racing industry, to sharing his knowledge on mechanical-related topics.

Although details about Mark’s personal life haven’t been revealed, just knowing that he’s doing well in the professional aspects is more than enough to make us happy!

Who Is Marc Priestley?

Even though people unfamiliar with Formula 1 only got to know about Marc Priestly when he debuted as a “Wheeler Dealers” host, his career extends far beyond that.

Marc’s beginnings in the automotive industry could be traced back to 1995, when he graduated with a Motor Vehicle Engineering specialization from Kent College, based in Canterbury, United Kingdom. It was back at his time in school that he gained the nickname “Elvis”, due to how similar his surname sounded to Elvis Presley’s.

Right after obtaining his specialization, Marc was employed by several London-based motorsports companies. It wasn’t until 1999 that he was hired as the main mechanic for the Speedports team in Formula 3, also as a mechanic for the Formula 3000 of Orbit Motorsport. Nonetheless, the job position which leveled up his professional profile was joining the McLaren F1 team, making his grand debut as a team number two mechanic in 2001.

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Later in 2007, Marc became part of McLaren’s number-one F1 team, first as a mechanic and then as a team chief, gaining recognition for being part of Lewis Hamilton’s 2008 World Drivers’ Championship victory.

In 2009 Marc took McLaren’s team Co-ordinator and Project leader spots, but eventually left to join Motor Sport Vision, marking the distance from his previous mechanical roles to take more management-driven job positions.

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Working for an F1 team is a dream come true for everyone, but things don’t always play out as expected. That’s what happened to Marc Priestley, who decided to leave the chapter of his career as an F1 mechanic to the enduring work schedules that his job position at McLaren’s team demanded from him: ‘It’s easy to become totally immersed in the Formula 1 ‘bubble’, a fast-paced world of pretentiousness and fairytale finances, and lose touch, ever so slightly, with reality.’ Marc admitted in an interview with GrandPrix247.com, adding that his decision was driven by his desire to take care of his family, on top of also exploring new and different career opportunities.

Though leaving McLaren was a difficult decision for Marc, he wasn’t ready to leave the motorsports industry yet. Right afterwards, Marc started building a path of his own in the automotive-related entertainment industry, starting a blog and then having his start as a TV personality in 2013, with the motorsports-centered channel Sky Sports F1. From then on, Marc also became a recurring guest on online racing-centered platforms, on top of premiering his Discovery series “Driving Wild” in 2016.

From those early years between the overwhelming adrenaline of F1 and the more flexible TV industry, Marc can proudly say that he’s worked with the likes of Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso, besides covering important events such as Formula E championships.

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Besides his involvement with motorsports, the entertainment industry, and content creation, Marc Priestley is also a business advisor. Although this might seem an unlikely profession seeing his previous job positions at McLaren and other motorsports companies, the truth is that Marc’s experience working with big-name companies has taught him many things about the business world.

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In his mission to share this knowledge with the world, Marc successfully mixed his two passions and turned them into a business. His public speaking appearances and business services are quite special, as not only does Marc encourage his customers to think like an F1 technician in keeping their goals in sight and not lose focus, but also to learn about what makes motorsports companies so great and apply those same strategies to business in other fields.

Marc’s understanding of the motorsports industry also drove him to find his path in media, affirming that the F1 ‘doesn’t portray itself well enough to the fans and viewing public’ and wants to change that, as he told GrandPrix247.com in 2012.

When Did Marc Join “Wheeler Dealers”?

Before Marc Priestley joined “Wheeler Dealers” during its 17th season in 2021, the show had already changed its host twice in a matter of a couple of years. Back when the show first aired in 2003, it was hosted by Edd China and Mike Brewer, widely recognized for not only taking “Wheeler Dealers” from the ground and turning it into an international success, but also for becoming big names in the automotive-centered entertainment industry.

Nonetheless, the China and Brewer team broke-up in 2017, when several disputes between the pair added to China’s unhappiness with the recent format changes done to the show led to his exit. Ant Anstead took China’s spot, and worked alongside Brewer from the season 14th to 16th, when he left the show after the production moved back to the UK.

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Marc was the first one considered to take the role of Anstead, as he’d previously worked with Brewer in the spin-off “Wheeler Dealers: Dream Car”. The good relationship between the co-hosts also played a role in him becoming the host, and time has proved that he was the perfect addition to “Wheeler Dealers”.

Wherever life takes Marc “Elvis” Prestley from now on, so far he’s built a remarkable career in F1, on TV, and as an independent business advisor, making him quite unforgettable.

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What happened to Atz Kilcher’s wife, Bonnie Dupree?

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There are many things that one needs to know to survive in an isolated area of Alaska, but in the end, everything comes down to being resilient and working hard. Those are some of the things that the Kilcher family from “Alaska: The Last Frontier” has taught us since the show’s premiere in 2010.

While the Kilchers have done a good job of showing us how difficult but fulfilling it is to live a life off the grid, there’s still a lot yet to know about the family and their lives off-camera.  Such is the case of Atz Kilcher’s wife Bonnie Dupree, whose rare appearances in the show only serve to increase the curiosity and questions about her.

So what happened to Bonnie, and what is she doing now? Stay here to know it all!

Where Is Bonnie Now?

Though neither Bonnie nor her husband Atz Kilcher are big fans of technology, the pair does a great job at keeping their social media followers up to date with their whereabouts.

Because of that, we can safely say that not only is Bonnie doing great these days, but is also in good health, taking good care of the homestead, and enjoying indulging in many environmentally-friendly and creative hobbies.

In recent years Bonnie and her husband have been in charge of Atz and Bonnie Alaskan Adventure Cabins. The small business is located near the couple’s cabin at the homestead, and offers their guests far beyond the standard service of other cabins or hotels, being a full nature-filled experience which includes food prepared with ingredients grown in their garden, and nights of storytelling.

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Bonnie is also an accomplished painter, whose favorite artwork themes range from abstract pieces to traditional ones, getting most of her inspiration from the magically beautiful landscapes and plants surrounding her Alaskan home. As well, Bonnie loves photography, swimming, and visiting her children and grandchildren from time to time.

All in all, Bonnie Dupree is seemingly doing as well as ever these days, and though life on the homestead might not look ideal for most people, it seems to be fulfilling for her.

What’s Going On With Atz Kilcher’s Health?

Even though Atz Kilcher is a very physically active man, who takes care of his body, that hasn’t prevented him from going through some health issues in the past couple of years. As he informed his followers in March 2023, he’s been having some issues with his hearing, and was operated on to get an inner implant on his left ear back then.

As admitted by Atz, he first noticed his hearing when he was unable to ‘sing iso n tune’ while playing guitar, contacting a doctor in Seattle to help him with his problem. Although at the time that Atz got his left ear implant, he affirmed that he would soon get one for his right ear, it’s unclear if he’s already gone through that second surgical procedure. Nonetheless, Atz certainly had a great recovery from his first surgery, as he went straight back to his Alaska home, and went skiing with his family.

This isn’t the first time that Atz has gone through some health problems, as back in 2020 he underwent emergency surgery to repair a hernia, on top of having a COVID-19 scare, and recurring stomach pain. Fortunately, he seems to have recovered well from these issues, and hopefully the same will happen with his hearing problems.

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What Happened To Atz’s Previous Wife?

Long before Atz Kilcher and Bonnie Dupree got together and built the happy life they have nowadays, both of them were married to other people. On her part, Bonnie was married to  Doug Schwiesow, with whom she welcomed their daughter Hanna and son Kart.

On the other hand, Atz Kilcher had previously been married to Lenedra Carroll, with whom he tied the knot in the 1960s, and welcomed sons Shane and Atz Lee, and daughter Jewel, the now famous pop and country singer. While Lenedra and Atz shared their love for music and even passed down that interest to their children, they eventually divorced in 1981, and Lenedra moved out of Alaska.

Right there Atz was left to raise their children on his own, but that didn’t turn out well for them. As Jewel once told People, Atz’s struggles with mental health had terrible results for his children: ‘He tried to drink to handle the anxiety, and became abusive’, she said.

While it’s unclear if Lenedra re-married, she became Jewel’s manager once she rose to fame in the late 1990s. Lenedra also released several original songs in the late 2000s, along with her memoir “The Architecture of All Abundance”, in which she recalled her experiences in the entertainment business. Nonetheless, it’s unclear where she is these days, and is seemingly estranged from her children, since she allegedly embezzled money from Jewel.

How Did Atz Reconcile With His Children?

It’s unclear how exactly Atz Kilcher reconnected with his sons Shane and Atz Lee, given how rocky their relationship was during their teens.

However, Jewel has been more open about her problems with her father, and how they managed to reconcile after so many years, admitting everything changed when Atz himself took the reins of his life back by becoming sober: ‘It’s a profound transformation. We have an authentic, great relationship now, but it’s because he did his work, and I did my work’, as she told People in 2020.

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On Atz’s part, it wasn’t easy to embrace the changes that his life needed. As he confessed in his 2018 autobiography “Son of a Midnight Land”, his physical and mental abusive behavior towards his children were a family pattern that he learned from his father Yule Kilcher, who he described as a ‘tyrant’. It took Atz a fair share of self-reflection and willingness to change to overcome those issues, resulting in him reconnecting with his children, regardless of their rocky past.

Although it hasn’t been an easy ride for the family, these days Atz has a good relationship with his entire family, and a happy marriage to be proud of.

What Will Happen To The Show?

The 11th season of “Alaska: The Last Frontier” premiered in late 2022, and though many followers worried that Bonnie Dupree wasn’t appearing as often in the show as expected, the truth is that she is still in it, just as her husband Atz also is.

That being said, it’s unclear whether a new season is in the works, but given how vastly popular the show has been so far, there’s a high possibility that “Alaska: The Last Frontier” won’t be seeing its end any time soon. Hopefully, that also means that we’ll be watching more of Atz and Bonnie’s adventures in their Alaskan homestead, along with the other unforgettable members of the Kilcher family.

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How is Lisa Kelly from ‘Ice Road Truckers’ going today?

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Lisa Kelly stood out when she appeared in the third season of “Ice Road Truckers”, as the only woman in a traditionally male profession. She exceeded all expectations by becoming a “top dog” rather than a “maggot,” the latter of which is a nickname for newbie truckers, but that was unsurprising for anyone who knew her. After all, Lisa grew up on a farm in Alaska, and had worked as a school bus and van driver. Moreover, she rode motorcycles, and was even a state freestyle motocross champion.

When asked about her experience, Lisa stated that she had to ‘work twice as hard, pull her and everybody else’s weight, and get the job done as fast or faster than men.’ However, like the other cast members, she disappeared from TV after the show ended in November 2017, which makes her fans wonder where Lisa Kelly is, and what she is doing – we have answers.

Lisa is still driving trucks

Although Lisa no longer appears in the TV show, she never lost her passion for trucking, and is still traversing the dangerous highways of Alaska. Additionally, after a media break that lasted until 2021, she gave an interview to Overdrive Online. This media company has given a voice to American truckers for decades and gave her a platform to explain what unfolded during the four-year break.

Lisa also became active on social media after that, worked with Chevron, and relocated to another town in Alaska to spend time in her barn when she wasn’t working. Furthermore, she began creating content for her YouTube and TikTok, giving her followers a glimpse into her life on the road. Finally, she’s interested in returning if the revival season of “Ice Road Truckers” ever airs, but may decline if the circumstances prevent her.

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She would have joined sooner

Long before her show’s appearance, Lisa was interested in truck driving, and proving that she shouldn’t be treated differently because of her gender; that made her fans wonder what stopped her from joining from the get-go. However, they must remember that the first two seasons were filmed in Canada, while Lisa resided and worked in Alaska’s town of Sterling. She proved her commitment by staying throughout the fourth and fifth, then the seventh to the 11th seasons, which was also the last one.

She took a break, then returned

People speculated that the production team wanted to stir the pot by not offering Lisa a contract for the sixth season. However, the truth is mundane – Lisa chose to take a break. In the preceding episodes, Lisa complained that she only saw her husband for a few days out of the six months that she was driving her truck. Additionally, a Soapbox interview from 2013 described her as ‘a solitary trucker, who wants to drive, do her job, go home, sit on the couch, and watch TV like a normal person.’ Finally, many viewers don’t realize that Lisa simultaneously filmed her segments for “IRT: Deadliest Roads” and the fifth season. In that series, Lisa trucked in the Himalayas, snd in Peru and Bolivia, which drained her energy, took her time, and constantly kept her on high alert because of those perilous roads.

Lisa Kelly still works and lives in Alaska

Fans already knew that on 1 September 2015, John Coughlan took over Polar Industries Ltd., the company under TransCold Group that Lisa and the other truckers worked for in the show. Since the show was on air for over two years afterwards, it was evident the other workers fit in well with the new management. Regardless, around the peaceful takeover, Lisa started working for a new company spearheaded by Darrell Ward, and stayed there until he passed away after the show’s 10th season. Lisa continued driving on Alaska’s Haul Road after the show ended, but not for Carlile Transportations, another one of her previous companies. Instead, she worked for ‘a different logistics company,’ according to an interview with Overdrive Online in May 2021, but never revealed the name.

She also noted that she managed to ‘blow up two trucks while driving between the cities of Kenai and Prudhoe Bay.’ Thus, the company hired her to drive the Freightliner Coronado, a Class 8 conventional truck introduced in 2001 but renamed 122SD, with “SD” standing for “Severe Duty.” Although she didn’t clarify the specifications, the highest option is 600 horsepower and 2,050lbs-ft of torque, which is enough for the 32-hour journey over 1,500 miles or 2415 kilometers that she mentioned. She concluded the interview by revealing that she stays in touch with some cast members, such as Todd Dewey, and has seen Jack Jesse and Phil Kromm on the road.

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She is unavailable on some older platforms

Throughout her time in the show, Lisa or someone in her stead maintained her official website, www.thelisakelly.com. However, the website is defunct nowadays. Similarly, she frequently posted on her Instagram, @lisa_kellyirt, but disabled it at some point, and stopped posting on her Twitter account, @lisakellyirt, in October 2018.

Lisa is active on YouTube, TikTok, and Facebook

Lisa keeps her Facebook page, @lisakellyIRT active, which has over 900,000 followers, and permits people to book her for appearances through her management company, LisasTruckStop.com.

Lisa also unintentionally started her career on YouTube under the username @kx232, and posted her first video, “1.WDHR: Letting people by,” on 29 October 2022. In it, Lisa defined the dos and don’ts of driving the Dalton Highway in Alaska and disclosed some unspoken rules for the new truck drivers that she noticed. However, people loved how much wisdom she crammed into only two minutes, and asked for more tips and vlogs.

Lisa has since amassed over 42,000 subscribers and posted roughly one video per week, reaching the 30th episode in her WDHR series in May 2023. Furthermore, she recorded her favorite jokes, gave truck maintenance and fixing instructions, and read highly requested stories. Lisa also recorded an interview with a fellow cast member, Jack Jesse, which she planned to post in January 2023, but he disliked how it went, hence she delayed the release.

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Moreover, she started a TikTok account, @lisamariekelly232, in October 2022 and focused its content on jokes, stories from the road, and her time with her husband, providing an insight into her intimate life. Lisa also created a Patreon account, allowing fans to pay a monthly subscription to see more content, or get in touch. One of the things that fans could see is her attempts at drawing.

She is a wife, an animal lover, and business owner

She married Traves Kelly in 2008, following four years of dating, and settled in Wasilla, Alaska. However, she briefly mentioned that she relocated to Fairbanks for a job opportunity in September 2021. Her fans later discovered that she collaborated with Chevron Delo, an engine oil and lubricant manufacturer that she praised in the show, and used from the day she started driving. She recorded many videos about her line of work, including its good and bad sides, cooking on the road, and tips on the product’s proper use. Lisa also teased about starting a business, and asked her followers to create a logo.

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While the couple still has no children, likely because of how busy their lives are, the 2021 interview revealed great news. Lisa said that she loves playing with her horses and other animals. Fans know that she had a dog, three cats, and three horses in 2013 and has loved horse-riding since childhood.

One of her dogs and many horses appeared in the Facebook images that she posted throughout 2022 and 2023. She began recording videos in her barn in February 2023, and mentioned having horses named Rocky, Alaska, Miss Maybe and Skye. Her newest horse, officially named Perhaps but whom she calls Happy and jokingly Perhappy, was born at 2 a.m. on 3 May 2023 with health problems that initially required an operation. Although the veterinarian later informed her that the operation was unnecessary, Lisa said that Happy was in poor shape and dying in late April. Luckily, she briefed her followers on 26 April that the situation improved, and that Happy felt better once she brought her home the next day. Lisa is passionate about pig rescue efforts in Alaska, and enamored by dragonflies, too.

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She could return but has other priorities

Lisa divulged during her Overdrive Online interview that she heard some talk of the show’s revival, however, according to her, nothing happened on that front due to COVID-19. She also praised the government’s recent investment in infrastructure, such as tarmac and paving, to make trucking safer. Lisa continues to be impressed by the things she sees on the road, such as the beautiful sky, tundra, meteorsthe Moon, and wild animal, such as caribou and reindeer, suggesting that she still wants to drive trucks for a living. With that in mind, it’s unsurprising that she keeps track of the newest photos captured by the James Webb telescope.

Moreover, Lisa mentioned that her desire for moto crossing remained, but that she only occasionally takes her bike out of storage for maintenance; however, she tried snow biking in March 2023 as a substitute.

On keeping stuff in storage, she mentioned that she became a proponent of minimalism in recent years. She explained that was because she related to the quote, ‘We spend the first half of our lives collecting things and the second half trying to get rid of things!’

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