The Brown family, stars of Alaskan Bush People, have a lot going on these days, both good and bad. While matriarch Ami Brown is battling stage IV lung cancer, son Noah Brown just announced he’s engaged. But somehow youngest daughter Rain Brown is the one making headlines.
The teen has been in the spotlight since her family’s reality series premiered on the Discovery Channel in 2014, but only recently has had the attention of the internet. The divisive gal received backlash for her singing and for taking selfies while her mom is sick, while also garnering respect for sharing her battle with depression
Since Rainy is on the tip of everyone’s tongues these days, it’s time to learn more about the “Bush Barbie.” Read on for everything to know about the youngest Brown.
How old is she?
Billy and Ami Brown gave birth to their youngest child, daughter Rain, on Nov. 23, 2002. The teen, who will soon turn 15, has grown up in Hoonah, AK, and on nearby Chichagof Island.
What’s her full name?
The 14-year-old was born Merry Christmas Kathryn Raindrop Brown, and goes by the nicknames “Rain” or “Rainy.” Her family has also nicknamed her “Bush Barbie” for her love of dolls, the color pink, and fashion.
Does she have a boyfriend?
The still-young star doesn’t seem to have a boyfriend, but it’s likely only a matter of time. She does, on the other hand, have a pretty serious celebrity crush — on Once Upon a Time star Colin O’Donoghue!
Who are her siblings?
Rain is the youngest of seven kids, and her oldest sibling is 20 years her senior. The Brown kids are as follows: sons Matt, 35, Bam Bam, 33, Bear, 30, Gabe, 27, and Noah, 24; and daughters Birdy, 22, and Rainy, 14.
What does she want to do for a living?
She’s barely in high school, so Rainy still has time to figure out what she wants to be when she grows up. That said, she already lists herself as a “singer/dancer fitness/nutrition teacher aspiring motivational speaker/writer” in her bio. With to the number of singing videos she posts on social media, it’s clear a music career might be in her future. Watch the video below to hear her sing!
How can I follow her on social media?
Is she quitting Alaskan Bush People?
Nope! Rumors started swirling the reality star wanted to leave the show after she shared a photo of herself with a caption explaining how she didn’t want to take the picture but did it for the person who wanted to take it. “This is my ‘I don’t really want to take this picture but I love the person who I’m taking it for.'”
A commenter thought Rain was trying to say something about being on the show and wrote, “If you want to quit, then stop. You will be so missed. I so look forward to your posts. If you need to get out of the public eye do it! You can’t be strong for others if you don’t take care of yourself.” Rain quickly jumped into the comments to clear up that she was not thinking about quitting and said, “I was actually talking about taking a picture lol.”