Lisa Kelly is an American trucker who has been featured on Ice Road Truckers, and its spinoff, IRT: Deadliest Roads. The program chronicles Lisa and her co-stars travelling on Dalton Highway from Fairbanks to Prudhoe Bay, hauling large loads. She had been the only female member of IRT until cast member Stephanie Custance joined in season 10, and has stated that being a woman, you have to work harder and quicker than anyone else.
Lisa Kelly Bio: Age, Early Life, Parents
Lisa was born on December 8, 1980, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is 39 years old. At age six, she and her family moved to a farm in Sterling, Alaska. After high school, she relocated back to Grand Rapids to attend Cornerstone University, before dropping out after one semester. She then took on other jobs, including a school bus driver job, and a pizza company job. During this time, she became a state freestyle motocross champion before becoming a truck driver for the Alaskan haulage company Carlile Transportation in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Lisa Kelly Career Details
In 2007, after several years of work, it led to her being cast on Ice Road Truckers in season 3, and then seasons 4,5, and 7. on IRT: Deadliest Roads, she was a member on season 5, but left the program, citing that she wanted to spend more time with her family. She did return for more seasons of filming. She plans to accept jobs that don’t leave her out on the road for long periods of time.
Rumors speculated that she declined the contract that was offered because she decided to take a year off. During that time, rumors had begun to spread that Lisa had died somehow, but those of course, were not true. She then returned for the following seasons, and has completed season. Season 12 has not premiered, and she says that they did not film through the winter roads. There were rumors that the program had been canceled, but it was exactly that. Lisa has kept busy posting videos and photos from her trips and races with horses. The website also says that Lisa has been married to her husband, Traves Kelly, since 2008. He is a full Aleut Native Alaskan. They had dated for about four years, and they currently do not have any children. He is a dirt biker, and her hobbies include motocross, horse riding, sky diving, and snowboarding. They own a miniature horse named Rocky and a cat named Tanzi. As she was about to star on IRT, she decided to adopt a puppy, and named it Rumpur Jackson. She has a helper on the program, Tashi, who handled the puppy’s needs. However, after completing the program’s filming, the dog was later given to one of the producers for adoption. Lisa has become well-known around the world, having driven her tuck not only in the United States, but also Canada, Peru, and India. She is definitely an inspiration to females who want to become truckers in the automotive industry.
Lisa Kelly Body Measurements
Her hair color is a dark blond shade, and eye color is brown. Height is listed as approximately 170 m. Her weight is 58 kilos. She has said that the life of a trucker is not a healthy one, as there is not much time to exercise, and also eat healthy foods, so that is one reason she spends less time on the road than she used to. She considers herself to be an active person, and that is how she stays in shape.
Lisa Kelly Net Worth
There was an episode in which one of her fellow drivers had a heart attack and died, and it is something she unfortunately had witnessed. Her net worth is in the $0.5-$1 million range. She and her husband currently own a home in Wasilla, Alaska, and she also owns a truck that has been featured on the program. She is not currently a member of any form of social media, but she has appeared in pictures which take place at different evens and activities. She also has been known to attend events where she meets fans who appreciate her work, and in particular, the females who have regarded her as someone to look up to and emulate.