June Shannon Biography
|Date of Birth:||1979 , August-10|
|Age:||42 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 4 Inch|
|Birth Name||June Shannon|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Famous for||Mama June: From Not to Hot, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo|
|Children||Alana Thompson, Anna Shannon, Jessica Shannon, Lauryn Shannon|
|Movies||Dumb and Dumber To|
|TV Show||Mama June: From Not to Hot, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo|
|Siblings||Joanne Shannon, Jimmy Shannon|
The reality star, June Shannon aka "Mama June" rose to fame as the stay-home mother of the child artist, Alana Thompson on the popular reality show, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo. Her unique personality and different look made people curious about her and she became a household name in a short period of time. As of 2018, she is appearing on another reality show, Mama June: From Not to Hot after the massive weight loss. She along with her four daughters and her boyfriend is cast on the series.
Early Life Of June Shannon
June Shannon was born on 10th August 1979 in Mcintyre, Georgia under the birth sign Leo. Shannon is American as per nationality and as far as her ethnicity is concerned, she is White-American.
Shannon is the daughter of Melvin Shannon and Sandra Hale. Her parents divorced when she was two years old. She has two siblings, Joanne Shannon, and Jimmy Shannon. She had to leave her education after the birth of her first child.
June Shanon's Career And Net Worth
June Shannon, initially, appeared on TLC's Toddlers & Tiaras where her daughter, Alana gained her first recognization. She then created her own reality show, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo which was aired on TLC.
The show was about the family of child beauty pageant contestant Alana ''Honey Boo Boo'' Thompson. From 2012 to 2014, she along with her entire family appeared on the series which helped them to gain the recognization. Since then she is widely recognized as Mama June.
Moreover, in 2014, she made her movie debut in Bobby and Peter Farrelly's comedy film, Dumb and Dumber To where she portrayed the role of fantasy wife of Harry. The film starred Jim Carry, Jeff Daniels, Kathleen Turner, and Brady Bluhm.
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After Shannon heard the news about her ex-husband, Sugar Bear's marriage, she began a revenge diet in order to look completely different. Her transformation helped her to showcase her new found beauty in another show named Mam June: From Not to Hot. The series starred her entire family including Gina Rodrigeuz.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, June Shannon has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Her major source of income is her reality shows. As per some sources, her family earned $50k per episode from their previous reality show, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.
Besides, she owns a house in Hampton, Georgia worth $149k.
June Shannon's Personal Life
As of 2018, June Shannon is having an affair with a guy named Geno Doak. As per Daily Mail, her current boyfriend had a long list of criminal records, but, now he is all clear and is working as the CEO of G&J Home Improvements in Griffin.
The couple started dating in 2015 after meeting with the help of their mutual friends. They are happy to have each other in their life. Shannon explained,
''I feel really good that I have a man that loves me and cares about me. I’ve not had the best luck with guys. Everybody’s suspicious still of Geno, but I trust him 100 percent.''
Even after dating for years, they are not yet moving together as Geno is not ready. He told in an episode of the show,
''Yeah, so I can hear a bunch of screaming every day? Negative. Babe, you're going way too quick with that sh*t... That's way too quick. Slow this sh*t down. I mean, I appreciate it ... but I just met the kids. No, I appreciate it, I really do, but I need an apartment.''
Her boyfriend is close to all of her children and is happy together.
Past Affairs And Children
Mama June has been married fourth times and is a mother of four children named Anna Shannon, Jessica Shannon, Lauryn Shannon, and Alana Thompson. Her last child is the daughter of Mike Thompson with whom Mama June tied the knot in an episode of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo. Moreover, she also has two grandchildren.
Regarding the past life of her current boyfriend Geno, he has four children, two boys and two girls from his previous relationship.
June Shannon's Controversies And Scandals
Shannon is involved in several controversies. She was arrested for theft and contempt of court in June 2008. Three years later, she was investigated by the Georgia Division of Family & Children Services for suspicions of child abuse.
After her ex-cheated on her and married another lady, she decided to transform her body.
She exercised really hard and also had several surgeries including a boobs job. She lost a huge weight from 450 pounds to 150 pounds.
- Height = June Shannon stands at the height of 5 feet 4 inches.
- Weight = Shannon weighs 150 pounds.
- Age = As of 2018, her age is 39.
Here is the video where she talks about her transformation: