With the Alaskan Bush People, there is more to the Brown family than meets the TV screen.
As RadarOnline.com exclusively reported, Billy secretly wed a Texas woman as a teenager, and had two children in the marriage. (He married now-wife Ami ten years later in 1979, when she was just 15 and he was 26, and together they have seven kids who all appear on the Discovery show.)
One of the patriarch's oldest children— a Texas-based daughter who sources say did not have a relationship with Billy growing up— had kids of her own. And sadly, one of Billy's grandchildren, a girl, died in a tragic car accident, RadarOnline.com can exclusively reveal.
The victim was just 14.
It is unknown if Billy attended the funeral services or consoled his grieving daughter in any way, though he is believed to have been living in Alaska at the time.
Billy and his child seem to have reconnected in recent months, as the 63-year-old and wife Ami, 52, spoke of a "daughter" they hadn't heard from in 30 years in a recent preview clip.