Amy Roloff

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TV Personality (1962)
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Relationship Timeline Of Amy Roloff

Husband : Chris Marek
Amy Roloff married Chris Marek in 2021.
Ex-husband : Matthew Roloff
Amy Roloff married Matthew Roloff in 1987 and divorced in 2016.

Amy Roloff is an American TV personality known for being a person of short stature. She is known for the show Little People Big World, where her son, Zach Roloff, and his wife, Tori Roloff, are the face of the long-running show.

Amy is a mother of four kids, Zach Roloff, Jacob Roloff, Molly Roloff, and Jeremy Roloff. She is married to a man named Chris Marek. Little People Big World is a show filled with a lot of drama as it follows the life of the Roloffs.

Married To Chris Marek

Amy Roloff has found love in the arms of a man named Chris Marek. The two exchanged their wedding vows on August 28, 2021. They tied the knot around two years after getting engaged in September 2019. However, they first crossed paths at a party in 2016.

Amy Roloff and Chris Marek are holding each other as they are posing for the picture.
Amy Roloff with her husband, Chris Marek (Source: Amy Roloff Instagram @amyjroloff)

Amy is completely in love with her husband and often shares pictures of Chris on her Insta page. However, her husband is a private man and not on social media. But one thing that is known about him is that he works as a real estate agent.

Net Worth Status: A Rich TV Personality

Amy Roloff has an estimated net worth of $6 Million, meaning her reality TV career is going on great for her. Most of her money and fame can be credited to the success of the show Little People, Big World.

Besides that, Roloff also has a business called Amy Roloff Enterprises as well, and she also owns the Roloff farms. She also loves to cook and has turned that into a successful business with Amy Roloff's Little Kitchen. This business with her reality show has helped her earn a lot of money.

Has Four Kids And Seven Grandkids

Amy knows what it's like to be a mother, as she has four kids. They are Zachary Roloff, Jacob Roloff, Jeremy Roloff, and Molly Roloff. Jeremy and Zachary are twins; her oldest kids were born on May 10, 1990. Unfortunately, these two are no longer on good terms with each other.

The Roloff family are posing for one giant picture in a garden.
Amy Roloff with her ex-husband Matthew Roloff (center) and kids Zach, Jacob, Jeremy, and Molly Roloff (Source: Pinterest)

Molly was born on September 17, 1993, and her youngest, Jacob, was born on January 17, 1997. Her four kids are part of Little People, Big World and have been part of the show since the beginning with their parents, i.e., in 2006.

Amy is also a grandma to seven grandkids. Three of her grandkids, Jackson, Lilah, and Josiah, came from her son Zach. Ember, Bode, and Radley are her other three grandkids, who came from her son, Jeremy. Her son Jacob is also a father to Mateo, Amy's grandkid.

Who Are Amy's Parents?

Amy's father's name is Gordon Knight, and her mother's name is Patricia Knight. Both her parents lived together in Michigan until the death of her mother. Patricia left this planet on September 24, 2019. She was 86 years old.

Amy's parents loved each other and were together until her mother died. The LPBW star has only good things to say about her mother. Patricia always wanted to see her great-grandkids, and she was fortunate enough to have seen them before passing away.

Previously Married To Matthew Roloff

The reality star Amy Roloff was previously married to Matthew Roloff before Chris Marek. Her relationship with Matthew is no secret, as the two were married for 27 years before parting ways. Amy blamed Matthew for their marriage failure, saying he cheated on her with Caryn Chandler.

Amy Roloff  is wearing a black dress and Matthew Roloff is wearing a black suit and a white shirt.
Amy Roloff with her ex-husband, Matthew Roloff (Source: People)

People report that Amy revealed this story in her book A Little Me. Caryn used to work as the farm manager for the Roloffs. And Amy started noticing something off when her then-husband Matthew and Caryn started spending more time together. 

Amy Has Lost Her Oldest Sister Cyndi

Amy's oldest sister Cyndi lost her life at a young age. She passed away in 2015. Amy has said that her sister was suffering from illness; however, it remains to be discovered as to what killed her.

Fortunately, Amy still has other siblings who are well alive and healthy. Her other siblings are Katherine and Roger. Her siblings live quiet lives and have not shown up in Amy's Little People, Big World.

Loves Cooking

Amy's love for cooking is not hidden from anyone, as her love for making food has also led her to start her own little business, Amy Roloff's Little Kitchen. She teaches people to cook through Little kitchen. 

Amy Roloff is wearing a pink apron that says Amy Roloff's Little Kitchen on it.
Amy Roloff making a Pizza Meatloaf (Source: Amy Roloff Instagram @amyjroloff)

Zachary Roloff's mother Roloff even makes money by selling accessories and recipes. You can even order birthday cakes from her. Besides that, the LPBW star has also written a recipe book called Short and Simple Family Recipes, which includes some of her amazing recipes.

Education Background

Amy is from Michigan and chose to study in her home state, Michigan, at Central Michigan University. She has a degree in Bachelor of Science and Business Administration (BSBA) as she studied Human Resources and Hospitality. 

The LPBW star Amy was at the institute for five years, from 1980 to 1985. While at the institute, she lived in a residence hall and was involved with the Business and Hospitality associations. 

Has Written Few Books

Amy is also a bit of a writer, considering she has written a few books. She has written three books at the time of this writing. One is a memoir called A Little Me, where she has opened up about many things from her life. The 2019 published book has been received well by her fans.

The cover of the book has Amy Roloff's picture on it with her name written in bold letters.
The cover of Amy Rolott's book, A Little Me (Source: TLC)

The other two books Amy has written are cookbooks called Amy Roloff's Little Recipe Book Volume I and II. She has given some of her favorite food recipes in these books. These books have gotten mostly positive reviews as well.

The Reason Behind Amy's Short Height

A Little Me writer Amy is known for being a woman of short stature, with the reality television star having a height of 4 Feet 2 Inches (127 cm). The reason behind her short height has to do with genetics. She is an achondroplasia dwarf. 

It's safe to say that this wasn't passed on to Amy by her family, as her parents and siblings have a normal height. Her son, Zachary, also has a similar height to hers, but her other three kids, Jacob, Jeremy, and Molly, are normal.

The LPBW star Amy has revealed that she had a lot of insecurities as a kid because of her height. She lacked self-esteem, which made her childhood horrible, but she is grateful that she had loving family and friends. With their help, she overcame every obstacle.

Little People, Big World Made Amy Famous

Zachary Roloff's mother Amy Roloff can thank Little People, Big World, for making her famous. The show documents the life of the Roloff family, and people love it, considering it is one of the longest-running shows. 

The show's first episode was aired on March 4, 2006, and has been going on since. Amy is one of the main faces of the show and has been featured in over 250 episodes.

Why Did Amy Stop Doing Charity Works?

Little People, Big World's star Amy used to have a charity called Amy Roloff Charity Foundation, which no longer exists. The U.S. Sun reports that her charity was stopped because of financial loss. They incurred a loss of $14,000.

Roloff founded the charity to help kids struggling with their lives, whether through disabilities or having trouble in their families. The charity foundation was started in 2009 and was discontinued in November 2020.


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