Sister Wives star Robyn Sullivan Brown is Kody Brown’s fourth wife and now his only legal wife. She joined the family in 2010. Robyn Brown is the first new wife The Browns added in sixteen years. Robyn is the mother of five children, three of whom are from her first marriage to David Jessop.
Although Robyn Brown is not the fan-favorite of the Sister Wives, it’s pretty obvious she’s husband Kody’s favorite wife. Here are some other tidbits you may not know about Robyn Brown.
Sister Wives: Robyn Alice Sullivan Was Pregnant Out Of Wedlock
Before Sister Wives celeb Robyn Alice Sullivan married Kody Brown, she was pregnant by David Jessop. Robyn Sullivan, the then 20-year-old found, herself pregnant with David’s child and she married him in June 1999. Their first child, David Dayton Jessop, was born January 16, 2000. They went on to have two more children, daughters Aurora in 2002 and Breanna in 2005. The couple divorced in 2007.
Later, Sister Wives patriarch Kody Brown adopted all three of David Jessop’s biological children. The children had no contact with David Jessop after their adoption finalized. And, they all legally changed their last name to Brown. Robyn Brown’s oldest son legally changed his name to Dayton Brown, dropping all namesake ties to his birth father, David Jessop.
Her Ex-Husband Reportedly An Absentee Father
Sister Wives alum Robyn Brown’s marriage to her first husband seemed destined to fail from the start. First, she was extremely young when she first wed. And let’s not forget she was several months pregnant with her first child when she said I do. Without the unplanned pregnancy, the marriage might never happen. She and David stayed married eight years.
However, Robyn Brown said her marriage was abusive and accused David of bullying and belittling her. In fact, she claims he was never there for her or their children. Once Robyn joined the Sister Wives family, David Jessop allegedly stopped seeing his children and terminated his parental rights. That sparked Meri Brown to legally divorce Kody Brown so he could adopt Robyn’s three children after he legally married her.
Sister Wives: Kody Brown Spends Most Nights In Robyn’s Bed
Robyn Brown is Kody’s fourth wife on Sister Wives but she is now his only wife legally married to Kody. Robyn spiritually married Kody in May 2010. However, in December 2014, she became his legal wife. This was after his first (and then legal on-paper wife) Meri Brown divorced Kody so he could legally adopt her three kids.
The official word from the family was that it was a legal restructuring of their family and nothing else changed. However, fans quickly saw the effect the divorce took on Meri. In fact, in lead her to that online catfishing scandal that ultimately strained an already rough marriage.
So, it comes as no surprise that Kody spends most nights with Robyn Brown. As she’s the newest and youngest of his four wives. And of course, most of the other wives have accepted that now that their kids are more or less grown, they get less bedroom time with their shared husband. Catch all-new episodes of Sister Wives starting Sunday, January 5 at 8 pm on TLC.
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