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Kim Plath First Husband: Who Was She Married To Before Barry?

Fans of the TV show Welcome To Plathville are shocked as the Plath parents announced the end of their 24 years of marriage. Kim and Barry Plath confirmed their separation in an exclusive statement to PEOPLE. Despite being 4 seasons past into the show, we are still to know many details about the marriage of Kim and Barry Plath–including if Barry Plath was Kim Plath’s first husband.

Stick with us as we will answer that question and reveal information about Kim Plath first husband, her job, net worth, family, and more.

Is Barry Kim Plath First Husband?

“After considerable thought and discussion, we have decided to end our marriage. While this was not an easy decision, we know it’s the best choice for both of us. We have been through many highs and lows in our 24 years of marriage and as we navigate this new chapter in our lives, we will co-parent our amazing children,” Kim and Barry Plath recently told PEOPLE.

In a preview for the June 28th episode, Barry said, “One thing I thought wouldn’t ever be shaken was us. Now it’s totally shaken up. It’s just really sad. It’s a tragedy.” Sharing her side of the relationship, Kim shared: “I just feel like I’ve been hurt too much.”

Hints about their divorce started to occur as soon as Welcome to Plathville came back for its 4th season. In the teaser clip of Welcome To Plathville Episode 1, viewers saw Barry explain that Kim has not been much happy in their relationship because she thinks she’s being taken for granted.

Barry even explained why Kim was feeling that way about their relationship. “Looking back on my relationship I think I just missed lots of opportunities to show Kim I love her. Like we were taking time to go out, go on a date, that was a concept that I couldn’t put action to, but for Kim, it was an issue.”

Talking about Kim and Barry’s marriage, the two exchanged the wedding knots in July 1997. According to Distractify, both of them are Christian Fundamentalists and originally met each other at a church.

Barry and Kim Plath got married in July 1997, according to Us Weekly, and went on to welcome ten children. Tragically, their son, Joshua, died in 2008 in an accident when he was 15 months old.

The two were friendly initially and there was not anything romantic between them until the voice of God informed Kim Barry was her man. “On the exact same day, before either of us ever talked about it or showed any interest in the other, God revealed to Barry and me that we were going to marry,” Kim wrote in a post on the family’s website.

In their 24 years of relationship, the duo gave birth to 10 kids–Ethan, Hosanna, Micah, Moriah, Lydia, Isaac, Amber, Cassia, Mercy, and Joshua Plath. However, Barry and Kim Plath faced the worst nightmare when their 17-months-old Joshua died.

Joshua was killed when Kim was using a car to move fruit trees on the family farm. She lost sight of her baby and accidentally ran over him. After that incident, Kim claimed she sank into depression and credited Barry for pulling her out of it.

As it seems, Kim’s marriage to Barry was her only marriage. We do not have information on any of Kim’s partners besides Barry Plath.

Kim Plath Job

Kim Plath shocked TV viewers when she announced her own adult dance studio, Grady Central Dance Studio, in Cairo, Georgia, on Welcome to Plathville Season 4. Kim’s dance studio had a grand opening in mid-March 2022, according to Screen Rant.

It has been long known that Kim has a passion for dance. Having been a dancer herself during her college days, Kim decided to turn her passion into a business venture by opening a dance studio.

As of this writing, Grady Central Dance Studio offers various types of lessons at the studio, from ballet to belly dancing and self-defense.

Kim also works as a naturopathic doctor.

In case you did not know, Kim is an author too. She has authored the book “Intuitive Motherhood – Trusting Your Body’s Wisdom for Birth and Beyond.”

Kim’s ex-husband, Barry Plath, is a transportation planner who has been working for the same private firm for over 25 years.

How Much Is Kim Plath Net Worth?

Reportedly, Kim and Barry Plath were estimated to have amassed a net worth of over $3 million from their reality TV contracts alone. Besides reality TV, the two also make money by renting out their 55-acre farmhouse on Airbnb.

Kim Plath Height

Welcome To Plathville star Kim Plath stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches.

Kim Plath Parents

Reportedly, Kim Plath grew up with alcoholic parents on a small houseboat. Kim’s parents divorced when she was still very young. After the divorce, Kim’s mom was in charge of her daughter’s upbringing.

In one interview, Kim explained while her mom was technically present for most of her childhood, she wasn’t really there, at least not too much of the heavy lifting of parenting.

Related FAQs 

  • What Is Kim Plath Maiden Name?

According to online sources, Kim Plath’s maiden name is Anderson.

  • Is Kim Plath On Instagram?

Unfortunately, Kim Plath was not available on Instagram as of July 2022. You can find her on Facebook though.

  • Where Did Kim Plath Recieve Her Education?

Kim Plath attended Florida State University for education. She was a music major there.

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