The Teen Mom Dads actually have real jobs and this is what they do

Since the inception of Teen Mom, many fans believed that the cast members aren’t doing anything in “real life.” This appears to be true and false depending on how you look at it, the Teen Mom Dads are usually hard at work while some of the moms are staying home.


Cole DeBoer

Apart from being an awesome dad to his newborn son, Watson, Cole does actually have a real job. He works as a traffic control specialist in South Dakota, and the paycheck is pretty significant. According to Glassdoor.com, DeBoer makes anywhere from $50,000 to $90,000 a year. Chelsea on the other hand, works as an esthetician, but stopped doing it because of Watson. “I did till I had watson! I’m gonna stay home with him since we are lucky enough to be able to do that 🙂 but still going to,” she said on Twitter.

Tyler Baltierra


Tyler and his wife Catelynn are one of the most enduring couples on the show, mainly because of their ability to adapt. They managed to push through a lot of things and made their money along the way. The couple co-authored a book “Conquering Chaos” and Tyler even hosted the MTV’s special, “Reunited.” Apart from that, he now spends his time managing his clothing brand, “Tierra Reign.”


“Wanted to thank all of you for the support that has been shown, so we are RESTOCKING what was sold out! BUT this is the absolute last bit of inventory of these handmade items,” Tyler said on Instagram.

Gary Shirley


Amber’s ex-boyfriend is famous for his goofy job selection, as he tried to launch his own line of condoms and made a living off selling cookies and eggs.

Taylor McKinney


Taylor currently runs the “TTM Lifestyle” brand along with his wife, Maci. Their clothing line seems to be doing fairly well, pulling in a lot of sales on daily basis.

TTMLIFESTYLE.COM We still have a little over 24 hours left

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Jeremy Calvert


Jeremy specializes in laying pipelines, he’s a pipeliner. Average salary in the pipeline industry spans from $40,000 all the way up to $100,000.

Javi Marroquin


Marroquin is a proud member of the U.S Air Force. He’s often been criticized by Briana’s mother for allegedly “faking” his deployment, but now the rumors are obsolete since they broke up.

“We can only carry out our mission with the efforts and commitment of our Airmen. That’s why we continue to help them grow with advanced training, ongoing career opportunities and excellent pay and benefits,” their website reads. The U.S Air Force members make anywhere from $50,000 to $150,000, depending on their roles.