Amy Roloff is an American producer and actress who has an estimated net worth of about $5.5 million. In addition to that, she is a coach, philanthropist and a teacher. She is best known for Little People, Big World which is a reality television show aired on TLC. She is an achondroplastic dwarf. That means that her legs and arms are disproportionate with her torso. The show is all about how they deal with dwarfism.
Biography & Wiki
Amy Roloff was born in 1964 on 17th September to Gordon Knight and Patricia Knight. Her birth name was Amy Jo Knight. Her parents welcomed her into this world into a place called Michigan, USA.
All her other family members are not dwarfs. Her case is as a result of a genetic condition known as achondroplasia.
Amy studied and eventually graduated from Central Michigan University.
Amy married Matthew Roloff in 1987 on 12th September. Matthew is also a dwarf, but it came about because of diastrophic dysplasia. The couple was blessed with four kids. Their names are Molly Jo, Zackary Luke, Jacob George as well as Jeremy James.
Both Zachary and Jeremy are fraternal twins. In spite of that, the former is a dwarf, and the latter has standard height. The family lived in Helvetia, Oregon until Amy and Mathew divorced in 2016 on 18th May.
Many people do not know Amy before her appearance on television reality show titled Little People, Big World of 2005. TLC broadcasted it for the first time in 2006 on 4th March. The show focuses on Matt, Amy as well as Zack. It aims to create awareness about dwarfism.
TLC announced that season two of the reality show would be the last one in 2010 on 26th August. That is when they started broadcasting specials such as Breaking Down the Walls, Conquering Mount St. Helens and Welcome to the Jungle.
The spin-off series called Little People Big World: Wedding Farm premiered in 2012 on 13th November barely a month after they let the world know that it existed. It ran for only six episodes.
Surprising, the comeback of the original Little People Big World was announced in October 2012. It contained eight episodes. The first one was aired in 2013 on 29th October. The eighth and ninth seasons premiered in September 2014 and July 2015, respectively. The tenth one began in 2016.
Additionally, she is a teacher and a coach. Amy is also a philanthropist.
Awards & Achievements
There are no awards specifically for Amy Roloff. However, the reality show named Little People Big World was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Awards.
Net Worth of Amy Roloff
Amy Roloff has an estimated net worth of around $5.5 million as of 2017. Amy has several sources of income, but the greatest is her appearance in the television reality show by the name Little People Big World and its spin-off. The other sources are teaching as well as coaching. Her salary, however, is not in the public domain. She also has a farm where she grows food saving her a lot of money that she could have spent buying food. Those are the activities that have helped her accumulate the wealth that she currently has.
Amy Roloff is an actress, coach, and teacher. She is best known for appearing in the reality television series called Little People, Big World. She is a dwarf who has tirelessly worked to ensure awareness creation on dwarfism. Roloff is also the founder of the Amy Roloff Charity Foundation. Amy is an active member of Little People of America as well.