Who is Kate Chastain?
Kate Chastain, born on the 19th of July 1983, is an American television personality and Chief Stewardess, who became famous for appearing in the reality television show “Below Deck.”
Kate Chastain’s Early LifeBorn and raised in Sacramento, California, Chastain is the daughter of Michael Monastery, a former rock musician, and Jerri Renee Hastey; she has two brothers and two sisters. Her parents later on divorced, and her mother went on to remarry.
Chastain attended El Camino Fundamental High School, but she was not able to matriculate, which she attributes to her lack of interest in studying and not attending classes during her final year.
Kate Chastain’s Career
When Chastain was 24 years old, she was still trying to figure out what she wanted to do with her life, and tried being a yacht stewardess while in the process of doing so. She started out as a laundry stewardess, with the initial plan of just doing it for a year. Eventually she fell in love, and never left the yacht life. Her early years as a stewardess helped her career and her net worth. Chastain was soon promoted to becoming a Chief Stewardess. She was able to live the luxurious life of being in the yachting industry, and has travelled to various locations including Central America, New England, and the Mediterranean. Her raising up to becoming a Chief Stewardess also increased her wealth tremendously.
After years of being a Chief Stewardess, Chastain was approached by the producers of the reality television show “Below Deck”, and became a cast member in its second season. The show followed the daily lives of the crew working on a mega yacht during charter season.
Other members of the show include Aleks Taldykin, Les Rosbach, Adriennce Gang, Samantha Orme, C.J. LeBeau, Ben Robinson, Kat Held, David Bradberry, and Eddie Lucas. “Below Deck” became a huge hit on the Bravo Network, and Chastain became one of the most favorite characters of the show. The popularity of the show also helped to increase her net worth. Today, Chastain is still part of “Below Deck”, and still works as a Chief Stewardess.
Kate Chastain and “Lucky Charming”
In 2016, Chastain released a book entitled “Lucky Charming”, a compilation of her experiences working on a yacht and travelling around the world. The book became a best seller, and even ranked number one in Amazon’s Best Seller in the Humor category. The sales of the book also helped increase her wealth.
Kate Chastain’s Body Measurement
In terms of her body measurement, Chastain has a height of 5ft 4ins, or 1.63 meters, and is reputed to weigh 124lbs (56kgs).
Kate Chastain’s Net Worth
As of mid-2018 and based on authoritative sources, Chastain’s net worth is reported to be $300,000, acquire from her years working as a Chief Stewardess, and starring in the hit reality television show “Below Deck”, as well as the sales of her book “Lucky Charming.”
Kate Chastain’s Personal Life
In terms of her personal life, Chastain is currently single. She dated Rocio Hernandez, who also made an appearance in “Below Deck” in its fourth season, but the two broke apparently due to domestic violence.
On the 13th of June 2016, Chastain was arrested by the police after biting Hernandez in her inner bicep, forearm, and leg. There were also evidence of strangling, hair pulling, and Chastain pinching Hernandez’ nose to hinder her from breathing. The fight saw Chastain arrested, and led her to spending a day in jail in the Melbourne Beach Police Department. She was released after posting a $5000 bond.
Although she is currently reported as single, Chastain is also known to have a crush on Morton, one of her cast mates in “Below Deck”, whom she calls Hot Jesus. She was also known to have a relationship with fellow cast member Ben Robinson, who left the show in its fifth season.
Kate Chastain’s Sexuality
In terms of her sexuality, Chastain is open about being a bisexual, and to dating both men and women. She is also not shy in sharing her bisexuality in the show “Below Deck”, on which she was seen dating Rocio Hernandez and later on having a crush on one of the male cast.