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Todd and Julie Chrisley were sentenced Monday to a combined 19 years in federal prison they both found guilty in a federal tax evasion case.

“Chrisley Knows Best” Stars Became famous for showcasing their tight-knit family life on television for years, which included flaunting their lavish lifestyle while living in the South.


A jury found him guilty of conspiracy to defraud community banks of more than $30 million in fraudulent loans, in addition to conspiracy to defraud the IRS.

“In a year, we sometimes spend $300,000 or more on clothes,” Chrisley told cameras during a promotion for his show. Todd filed for bankruptcy in 2012 for debts totaling more than $49 million.

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Here’s an at-a-glance analysis of his properties, court cases and the Chrisleys.

Todd and Julie Chrisley sentenced to federal prison; Reality stars got a combined 19 years behind bars

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Todd, a self-made real estate investor, purchased the sprawling 16-acre property in Atlanta in 2006 for $9 million.

The eight-bedroom property in the affluent Buckhead neighborhood reportedly went into foreclosure in 2012, around the same time Todd filed for bankruptcy.

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The Chrysalis then lived in a nine-bedroom, 30,000-square-foot home in Roswell, where they began filming their reality show. Records indicated the home was listed for sale in 2007 for $7 million, but finally sold in 2014 for $1.2 million.

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His stint in Roswell was short-lived, at least for the cameras, as he was forced to cut down on the 7,800-square-foot property that would become the backdrop for several seasons of “Chrisley Knows Best.”

Located on the sixth hole of the River Club golf course, the custom-built home hit the luxury rental market in 2016 for $8,000 per month. The mansion most recently sold in March for $1.8 million.

In addition to their main home, the Chrisleys owned a four-bedroom home in Alpharetta, which was purchased in 2005 for $452,900 and sold in 2017 for $540,000. Todd’s mother, “Nanny” Faye, reportedly lived in a 3,000-square-foot home.

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Todd and Julie uproot the family Nashville, Tennessee in 2016 and moved into a four-bedroom, $1.6 million home in the Belle Meade area.

The home was often featured on the show, but in April 2019, after Todd told the Tennessean that “security has become a big issue” for the family, Julie Chrisley bought it for $3.4 million in the exclusive Brentwood suburb, just 10 miles away. Bought the mansion.

Todd and Julie Chrisley's home in Tennessee

Their new digs have six bedrooms, two primary suites, and nine bathrooms across 12,000 square feet. Two months after Julie bought the property, it was back on the market for $4.75 million, but records show she still owns the home.

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Todd filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in 2012, listing $4.2 million in assets and $49.4 million in debt. In a 2012 bankruptcy filing, Todd claimed to have only $55 in a checking account and $100 in cash.

Todd’s attorney at the time, Robert Furr, told People, “He guaranteed a real estate development loan, and it failed. He was on the hook for $30 million. If he didn’t do that, he would be fine financially.” “

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Savannah, Todd and Julie Chrisley

Todd’s debts also included $12 million worth of mortgages, a delinquent IRS bill of $595,227.98, and a $4.4 million loan from Julie.

Furr said of the debt between the spouses, “He’s well. He has his own money. It’s money he lent her for his business over the years. It’s as simple as that.”

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Todd was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Monday and Julie to seven years in prison after initially pleading guilty in August 2019 to bank fraud and tax evasion charges.

Each of them will have to complete 16 months’ probation after completing their prison sentences.

The couple’s report date has been set as January 15, 2023 fox 5,

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Chrysalis saw a minor court victory in 2019 when the Georgia Department of Revenue approved the couple $2 million state tax evasion The charge arose from a two-year investigation into nearly eight years’ worth of returns, starting in 2008.

Todd said in a statement at the time, “Julie and I have always known that we did nothing wrong and that we will be fine when the facts come out.” “We are glad that the Department of Revenue was willing to keep an open mind and look at all the evidence.”

The revenue department rejected its claim that the couple more than 2.1 crore outstanding in unpaid state taxes, penalties and interest, and updated the total outstanding debt to less than $110,000.