Inside Kody Brown & His Wives’ Desperate Attempts To Make Money Amid Financial Issues

Sister Wives Desperate Attempts To Make Money Amid Financial Issues
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Apr. 19 2019, Updated 6:02 p.m. ET

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Kody Brown has delinquent property taxes on his Arizona land amid having trouble selling the family’s Las Vegas homes.

Now, RadarOnline.com can exclusively reveal the Sister Wives star and his four wives Meri, Janelle, Christine and Robyn are pulling their weight to help make money!

Scroll down RadarOnline.com’s gallery to go inside the family’s desperate attempts to bring in cash.

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Jewelry Line

Sister Wives Desperate Attempts To Make Money Amid Financial Issues
Source: Courtesy Robyn Brown/Instagram

Robyn runs jewelry business My Sisterwife’s Closet. She started the company in Nevada on March 27, 2012. According to Nevada Secretary of State, the business was dissolved on November 30, 2018, months after the family’s August 2018 move to Arizona.

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Up & Running

Sister Wives Desperate Attempts To Make Money Amid Financial Issues
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But Robyn didn’t give up on the business, as she registered My Sisterwife’s Closet on August 22, 2018, according to Arizona Corporation Commission.

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Shady Business?

Sister Wives Desperate Attempts To Make Money Amid Financial Issues
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As for Meri, she works for clothing company LuLaRoe. The company has been has been hit with lawsuits in the past. As Radar reported, Lauren Porsch, individually and on behalf of others, sued the company for allegedly charging unlawful sales tax to customers. The case remains ongoing.

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More Drama

Sister Wives Desperate Attempts To Make Money Amid Financial Issues
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In another lawsuit filed on October 2017, the company was accused of being an illegal pyramid scheme and violating a federal racketeering law used to target members of organized crime. The case was dismissed.

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Entrepreneur

Sister Wives Desperate Attempts To Make Money Amid Financial Issues
Source: Courtesy Meri Brown/Instagram

Meri also runs Lizzie’s Heritage Inn in Parowan, Utah, which is a bed and breakfast. It’s unclear if the money from the business is going to the family. In the Business Name Registration obtained from State of Utah’s Department of Commerce, Meri is the only registered agent on the business.

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Separating Herself

Sister Wives Desperate Attempts To Make Money Amid Financial Issues
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On an episode, Meri’s business loan for the home was approved. She was able to save $40,000 through selling clothes, while Kody and the wives agreed to pay the remaining $40,000. “Because we’re going to be investors in that business, we’re going to be the board of directors on it and we get to tell you how to run it?” Kody asked, as Meri fired back, “No, not at all.” She explained how the business is her “baby,” and how the family doesn’t care about the house, which has been in her family for generations.

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IG Ads

Sister Wives Desperate Attempts To Make Money Amid Financial Issues
Source: Courtesy Christine Brown/Instagram

Christine also works for LuLaRoe. But in addition to that, she promoted FabFitFun, which is a subscription box, earlier this month.

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Woman Of All Trades!

Sister Wives Desperate Attempts To Make Money Amid Financial Issues
Source: Courtesy Janelle Brown/Instagram

As for Janelle, she created wellness community Strive with Janelle. On her website, she sells products from a $17 shirt to a $10 sports watch. She is also a real estate agent and has promoted FabFitFun in the past.

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Helping Out

Sister Wives Desperate Attempts To Make Money Amid Financial Issues
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As for Kody, his business, Kody Brown Family Entertainment LLC, in Nevada is still active.

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Pricey Purchase

Sister Wives Desperate Attempts To Make Money Amid Financial Issues
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As Radar reported, Kody bought a plot of land in Flagstaff, which he split into four parcels, for $820,000 in June 2018. Until the homes are built, Robyn, Janelle and Meri are living in rentals, while Kody and Christine purchased a house for $520,000.

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Delinquent Taxes

Sister Wives Desperate Attempts To Make Money Amid Financial Issues
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The Coconino County Treasurer's Office exclusively confirmed to Radar that Kody, Robyn and Christine failed to pay taxes in the amount of $2,063.70 on their parcel of land, which was due on December 31, 2018. The amount of $82,55 was added in interest, making the total payment due $2,146.25.

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More Unpaid Taxes

Sister Wives Desperate Attempts To Make Money Amid Financial Issues
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For the second parcel of land, which has Kody, Janelle and Meri listed, $1,990.82 in taxes was due on December 31, 2018. Interest in the amount of $79.63 has been added, making the total payment due $2,070.45.

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Real Estate Trouble

Sister Wives Desperate Attempts To Make Money Amid Financial Issues
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The delinquent taxes come amid the family’s trouble selling their Nevada homes. Christine sold her home on Tuesday, April 2 for $599,000. The home was put back on the market when the deal fell through. She listed the house for sale in July 2018 for $675,000. It was cut to $649,000 in September 2018, $639,000 in November 2018 and $614,900 in January 2019.

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Any Buyers?

Sister Wives Desperate Attempts To Make Money Amid Financial Issues
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Meri’s home is also still for sale. Her house was originally for $599,900 in January 2019. The home was cut to $574,900 in March 2019.

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Lucky Ladies!

Sister Wives Desperate Attempts To Make Money Amid Financial Issues
Source: Courtesy Robyn Brown/Instagram

Robyn sold her home in February 2019 for $603,000. Janelle sold her home for $574,900 after initially asking for $649,000.

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Oh No!

Sister Wives Desperate Attempts To Make Money Amid Financial Issues
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Kody mentioned in a previous episode that the family would run out of money in months if they didn’t sell the Sin City homes.

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