If you are well acquainted with Bravo TV’s reality series titled Below Deck, then you’d certainly know who Kate Chastain is. The blonde-haired actress joined the cast of the series in 2014 and has been portraying the role of Chief Stewardess to date. Amazingly, Kate’s yachting career began since 2007 and her appearance on the show has catapulted her into the limelight. Read on as we take you through her bio, net worth, and other interesting facts below.
Kate Chastain Bio (Age)
Kate Chastain was born on the 2nd day of January 1983 in the Sacramento City of California in the United States of America. She was born to a former American rock star named Michael Monastery and his wife Jerri Hastey. She possesses an American nationality and is of white ethnic origin. Growing up, Kate was raised in Sacramento City along with her four siblings. Her parents separated when she was very young which led her mother to enter into another marriage with Michael Hastey.
Kate developed an interest in acting from a very young age and while in high school, she featured in several theatre displays organized by her school. She schooled at El Camino Fundamental High School situated in Sacramento. Due to her poor academic performances and skipping of classes, Kate was unable to complete her high school education.
Career and Rise to Prominence
Soon after she left school, her unreserved passion for learning new things and embarking on adventures led her to pursue a career in yachting. Joining the yachting industry at the age of twenty-four in 2007, Kate became a third stewardess in her first yacht. She decided to pursue a career in yachting and at the initial stage of her career, Kate Chastain wanted to spend one year before continuing with her higher education. However, after having a blissful experience while sailing through the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, and Central America; she decided not to return to college.
A few years later, Chastain quickly rose through the ranks and was given the post of Chief Stewardess. Her new role helped her to master the art of organizing and entertaining people aboard the yacht. In 2014, she was approached by Bravo TV network and was offered a spot on their reality series Below Deck. The show tends to unleash the day-to-day activities of crew members who work aboard a mega-yacht.
The show was launched in July 2013 and has been airing on Bravo cable network for over six years and counting. Joining the series in season two in 2014, Kate has been playing a recurring role of the Chief Stewardess to date. Other stars on the show include Lee Rosbach, Ben Robinson, Amy Johnson, and Josiah Carter, among others.
Additionally, the amazing TV star has detailed her experiences from her many years of international adventures in a book which she launched in 2016. The book was titled Lucky Charming and was rated the number one best seller on Amazon soon after it was published.
The amazing actress has been successful since the inception of her career and has a huge amount of money through her appearance on Below Deck. Kate is currently living a lavish lifestyle and her net worth has been estimated to be around $300 thousand. She made her wealth from her acting career, as well as the sale of her book and other business endeavors.
Is She Gay, Who Is Her Girlfriend?
There are so many celebrities whose sexual orientation has been a thing of public interest and Kate Chastain happens to be one of them. Interestingly, the TV star has publicly revealed she is bisexual and has been so vocal about her sexuality to date. Meanwhile, she has had several relationships with both male and female partners. She has dated her Below Deck co-star, a lady named Rocio Hernandez. The pair met on the set of the reality TV show and after a while, they started dating. However, their relationship didn’t last long before they went their separate ways. Kate also had a brief relationship with another Below Deck co-star Ben Robinson.
Currently, Kate Chastain is still single and not yet married; she has been dating Josiah Carter since 2018. Josiah is among the stars of the reality series Below Deck and he joined the series in the sixth season. The duo is having a blissful relationship and always shares their happy moments with their fans on Instagram. Apparently, Kate Chastain isn’t the only bisexual female reality TV star; other celebrities including Amber Heard, Amber Rose, and Angelina Jolie, have also identified themselves as bisexual.