If you are a car-lover and a follower of the popular Fast N’ Loud reality TV show, you must have heard of Christie Brimberry. A television star, Brimberry became well-known in the USA after she made appearances in Fast N’ Loud, a popular television show where old, rusty, and totally abandoned cars are bought, refurbished and then resold. She stands out on the show because she is the only female.
Beautiful, smart, and agile, Brimberry is considered by many fans as the major refreshing influence in the midst of the men working to fix cars on the reality show. However, many do not know very much about her background and family and as such, it is often wondered if her upbringing has contributed in any way to what has now made her popular.
What We Know About Christie Brimberry’s Background
Christie Brimberry was born on the 25th day of March 1972. Although the exact town or city where she was born is not known, we know that the TV star was born in the United States of America. She has remained quite mum about her background, including where and how she grew up. Thus, it is quite difficult getting information about her life before fame.
Brimberry is well-spoken and writes frequently on her social media pages so it is expected that she has had some form of formal education, however, details of where she went to school have not been disclosed.
Nonetheless, from what she shares on social media, we can tell that her mother is no more; she passed on sometime in the mid-2010s. The circumstances surrounding her death remain unknown but it is pretty obvious she was a great mother to Christie who misses her dearly.
Sometime in May 2020, she shared a picture of the woman on Instagram, wished her a “happy heavenly Mother’s Day” while expressing how much she has missed her.
Christie has a sister but based on what she shared on Facebook on the 18th of May 2019, we have deduced that they didn’t get to grow up together. Expressing her love for the younger sister named Bianca, the reality TV star disclosed that she was meeting her for the first time.
Here’s How She Rose To Fame
In 2012, Christie Brimberry was hired by Gas Monkey Garage, a very popular car workshop where old, rusty and forgotten cars are perfectly refurbished and then sold again. The Gas Monkey Garage is owned by Richard Rawlings who runs it with Aaron Kaufman. Gas Monkey Garage is now the focus of Fast N’ Loud, a reality show which features both Richard Rawlings and Aaron Kaufman as they go about fixing cars.
Brimberry was employed by Richard Rawlings to work as an office assistant at Gas Monkey Garage. She got the job after her husband, who is Richard’s hairdresser, asked him to find a job for his wife. She is now the office manager and personal assistant to Richard.
Christie Brimberry became famous when she landed the job at Gas Monkey Garage because she started featuring on the Fast N’ Loud reality show. Fans of the show became fascinated with her tattoos, beautiful face, and alluring shape, as well as her no-nonsense approach to office management. She continues to feature on the show to date.
Christie Brimberry is a hard-working woman who is admired for her devotion to her job at the Gas Monkey Garage. According to reports, the lady earns about $2,000 every month from her job at the garage. She is also reported to have other business ventures that she operates with her husband. From all that, her net worth has been pegged at $1.2 million by celebrity wealth calculators.
She Is a Cancer Survivor
Christie Brimberry was diagnosed with cancer in 2016. The TV star took to her Facebook page to explain to her fans that she had cancer in her trachea, lymph nodes, and thyroid. She consequently embarked on surgeries to fight the disease and kept updating her followers with her improvement. In December 2017, she finally announced that she was cancer-free.
In a post on Facebook where she had been chronicling the fight with cancer, Christie Brimberry disclosed that she just went through her last treatment and that a bone scan result has shown that she’s cancer-free. With that, she thanked fans for their support and divulged that she would be focusing on getting her body back to shape.
Since then, she has been an advocate for fighting thyroid cancer, spreading awareness about the disease and encouraging people to self-exam themselves from time to time since early diagnosis could make all the difference.
Meet Her Husband Daren Brimberry
Christie Brimberry is a happily married woman. The reality TV star is married to a man identified as Daren Brimberry. The couple is head-over-heels in love with each other, considering the things Christie posts on social media about them. The exact date and place where they met, as well as the date and place where they got married, are not known.
It is noteworthy that before she married Darren, Christie was once married to a man whose identity has remained concealed. She later divorced the man for undisclosed reasons before falling in love with Darren. She and Darren have now been together as husband and wife for many years.
Together, Christie Brimberry and her husband have 6 children. Their first child identified as Malik Grinage was born in July 1997. In 2016, he graduated from Birdville High School in Texas. Their second child, a girl identified as Jordan Grinage, was born in 1999. The young girl has grown up into a fine, young woman who is interested in dancing. In fact, reports show that she was the winner of the MA National Dance Championships in the 2016/2017 season.
The couple’s other children have been identified as Billie Modon and Abigale Grinage. The remaining two kids have not been in the public space as Christie remains tight-lipped on their identities.