Welcome to Plathville tells the story of Kim and Barry Plath, who are raising their nine children in rural Georgia to shelter them from the modern world. The show premiered on TLC on 5 November 2019 and it continued to air as of now as it returned for its fourth season on 17 May 2022. The new season included 12 episodes and follows the members of the Plath family as they navigate new twists and challenges in life.
And now, in the rest of the writing, we shall tell you all about Kim and Barry Plath’s relationship, and their life in general.
Is Kim Plath Barry Plath First Wife?
Yes. Kim Plath is Barry Plath’s wife or was Barry’s wife. Because the newest season of Welcome To Plathville hinted at their divorce.
Also, to the viewers, TLC had promised that Kim and Barry’s relationship is going to be the topic of conversation during the new season. They released a teaser clip, where Barry explains that Kim has not been happy in their relationship as she thinks she is being taken for granted, which has been a huge wake-up call for him. Barry also seemed to be realizing that he missed lots of opportunities to show Kim that he loves her.
Viewers also took to discuss this on social media and most of them were sympathizing with Kim.
Kim and Barry Plath, the proud Christian Fundamentalists, tied the knot in July 1997. Since then, they have welcomed ten children into the world: Ethan, Hosanna, Micah, Moriah, Lydia, Isaac, Amber, Cassia, Mercy, and Joshua. Of them, Joshua sadly passed away after a tragic accident at just 17-months-old. Kim has described the accident, telling her fans that she ran over her baby while moving trees. She also claimed that she sank into a very deep depression and credited Barry for bringing her out of it.
So, before the whole divorce rumors occurred, Kim and Barry have been together for the past 25 years.
Speaking of ‘if Kim Plath is Barry Plath’s first wife?’, marriage to Kim is seemingly Barry’s first one. They have not specifically stated whether they met in an arranged marriage or dated each other before the wedding. Although thelist.com reported that the couple originally met at church, were initially just friends as Kim did not really see anything romantic happening between them.
That being all about Kim and Barry’s relationship, the S04E03 of the show also had fans believing that Kim has her sight set on a new man. She was seen getting a little flirty with her new male friend Nigel. And when she even took him home to meet her family, these fans slammed her for it.
Barry Plath Salary As A Transportation Planner
Everybody knows by now that Kim is a naturopathic doctor and Barry Plath is a transportation planner. And as of 2022, he had already held this job at the same private firm (privately-owned URS Transportation) for over 25 years. On LinkedIn, Barry precisely described his job as the senior transportation planner at URS Corporation. Speaking of his salary as a transportation planner, the average reported salary for a professional based in Georgia was about $83,000 a year (as of 2022).
Also, other than holding the day job, Barry with the help of Kim also homeschooled their children and performed in a family band with them, which Barry presumably managed.
Barry Plath’s Net Worth
Together, Barry Plath and his wife had amassed a net worth of over $3 million through their reality TV contracts. And along with the reality TV money and other earned incomes, their earned income the couple also made money by renting out their farmhouse, which sits on 55 acres, on Airbnb, the vacation rental company (at $100 a night).
Barry has called the farm a piece of heaven on earth and their TLC show portrays the farm as Plath’s only home. But, in reality, Barry also owned another home in the suburbs where some fans believe the family actually lives.
How Old Is Barry Plath?
Barry Plath was born on 6 March 1968. So, he reached the age of 54 in 2022. And so you know his zodiac sign is Pisces.
Barry Plath Young
So far, Barry Plath’s pictures from his younger days were not out and published.
Barry Plath Height
Barry Plath stands above 6 feet tall in height.
Is Barry Plath On Instagram?
As of June 2022, Barry Plath was not on Instagram or any other social media platforms.
Where Did Barry Plath Recieve His Education?
Barry had not yet shared his educational background with the world. However, everyone knew that Kim before she started working as a naturopathic doctor, was in college at Florida State University as a music major.
After that, Kim claims she sank into a very deep depression and credits Barry for bringing her out of it.
Where Is Barry Plath Originally From?
Barry Plath likely hails from Cairo city in Grady County, Georgia, in the United States.
A couple of years back, Barry also owned another home in the suburbs that some fans believe the family actually lives at.