If you’re a fan of reality shows then you’re probably familiar with Kate Chastain, one of the stars of the Below Deck, an American television show that currently airs on Bravo. The show which debuted on the 1st of July, 2013, follows the personal and professional lives of the crew members during yacht charter season as they live and work on a mega-yacht.
Tending to rich customers day in day out simply means Kate is used to being around the finer things in life. Her lifestyle as a stewardess and reality star affords her the fun and party lifestyle that many can only dream of.
Kate Chastain Bio & Age
Kate was born and raised in Sacramento, California, United States. Her father, Michael Monastery, was a rock musician and her mother was Jerri Renee Hastey. She grew up with two brothers, two sisters and her maternal grandmother. Her parents later separated and her mother got remarried to Michael Hastey.
For as long as she could remember, she had been interested in acting as a career path. She attended El Camino Fundamental High School in Sacramento where she didn’t even graduate as a result of not attending most of her classes in her final year. The fact that she was not doing very well in studies also contributed to that.
She had initially planned to take just a year to figure out her plans but then she fell in love with the yacht industry and never looked back. She began working in the industry at the age of 24 as laundry stewardess. When she later became a chief stewardess, it was this opportunity that allowed her land the job on Below Deck. Other cast members on the show include Lee Rosbach, Aleks Taldykin, Adrienne Gang, C.J. LeBeau, Samantha Orme, Ben Robinson, David Bradberry, Kat Held and Eddie Lucas.
As a girl from a very low or middle-class background, she has proven that with hard work and dedication, you can grow past your circumstances. She is also doing alright on the social media front with over 127 thousand followers on Instagram.
Is She A Lesbian? Does She Have A Girlfriend Or Boyfriend?
Kate Chastain is known to be bisexual, as such, she does not identify as a lesbian since she dates both men and women.
Though a lot of about her personal life is not known, aspects of it and news of her tumultuous relationships are often in the pages of tabloid and blogs.
She was in a relationship with Rocio Hernandez, her girlfriend who she introduced during the fourth season of the show. Kate was arrested for biting Rocio on the inner bicep, forearm and leg; Kate also choked and strangled her, pulled her hair and pinched her nose to hinder her breathing. She was arrested for this.
She has also been in a relationship with Ben Robinson, a co-star on Below Deck, he is currently the Chef on the show.
Net Worth & Career
Kate Chastain currently has a net worth of $300,000. She also has an annual salary of $75,000 which can be considered very modest.
There isn’t a lot of information on the houses and assets she owns if there are any – although she currently lives comfortably in what is considered a luxurious house.
Most of her finances come from her reality show and her yachting career which she began in 2007. She is passionate about her career as it affords her the opportunity to travel to many exotic locales (including Central America, Mediterranean and Caribbean) and it also affords her the opportunity to interact with celebrities, royalty and business tycoons from all over the world. For this reason, she worked very hard to move from her initial position as laundry stewardess to the position of chief stewardess which not only represents career advancement but increased salary – which has also contributed to her net worth.
Another source of income is from her book, Lucky Charming, which succeeded in becoming a #1 Amazon Best Seller in the Humor category. The book compiles different stories from her years of globe-trotting and sea hopping as a yacht stewardess.
Kate Chastain Height, Weight And Other Facts
Full Name: Kate Chastain
Profession: Reality Star, Actress, Stewardess
Height: 163 cm (5 ft 4)
Weight: 56 kg (124 pounds)
Date of Birth: July 19, 1983
Place of Birth: Sacremento, California, United States
Marital Status: Single
Astrological Sign: Cancer
Net Worth: $300,000