Todd and Julie Chrisley are starting their new lives behind bars.
The “Chrisley Knows Best” couple reported to their respective federal prisons on Tuesday, two months after being sentenced to a combined 19 years for fraud and tax evasion, according to multiple outlets.
Todd, 53, is serving a 12-year sentence at the federal prison camp Pensacola in Florida. Meanwhile, Julie, 50, was originally set to spend the next seven years at the Federal Correctional Institution in Marianna, just two hours away.
but, according to Entertainment TonightShe was readmitted to Federal Medical Center Lexington in Lexington, KY on December 20
There is also a 16-month probationary sentence to be served once he is released from prison.
Just days earlier, Chrysalis – who was appealing his conviction – was denied bail. The court also rejected the request of the embattled couple to extend the date of surrender by 21 days.
The Chrisley family was initially charged in August 2019 and a new indictment was filed in February 2022.
Prosecutors allege that the two submitted falsified documents to banks when applying for loans and that Julie also submitted false credit reports and bank statements when trying to rent a house in California.
His July 2022 guilty verdict coincided with claims from Todd’s ex-business partner, Mark Braddock, that the reality star cheated on Julie and paid a blackmailer to keep the alleged homosexual relationship secret.
Todd vehemently denies Braddock’s allegations.
during its December 29 episode “Chrisley Confessions” PodcastTodd shut down speculation about his sexuality by taking aim at Braddock’s appearance – even calling him “Todd” and a “thumbs-up”.
“Out of all these 54 years I’ve been most humiliated, finally a man I’ve been accused of being with,” he scoffed, “it would have to be someone who looks like Mark Braddock.”
A week later, Julie took to the podcast to express concern over being “separated” from Todd for an extended period of time in the slammer.
Recalling a friend’s advice that “the tears you shed are sewing the seeds for your future,” she said the quote “has been such a source of strength for me because I haven’t usually been a bearer and This whole experience has really taken me to my knees.
Todd has been married to Julie since 1996, and they have three children: Chase, 26, Savannah, 25, and Grayson, 16. Todd also has two children with ex-wife Teresa Terry: Lindsey, 33, and Kyle, 31.
Todd and Julie adopted Kyle’s daughter, Chloe, 10, who he lost in 2016 after recovering from drug addiction.
Savannah has said she plans to get custody of her niece Chloe and brother Grayson when her parents report to jail. Although, per tmzChloe’s mother, Angela Johnson, is working to gain full custody of Chrysalis’ granddaughter.
Most of the family starred on USA Network’s “Chrisley Knows Best” since its 2014 premiere.