Lisa Kelly is an American trucker by profession who was cast in the popular History Channel reality show Ice Road Truckers and it’s spin-off Ice Road Trucker: Deadliest Roads. Kelly had quite the hard life as a truck driver since being a woman she had to work twice as hard. She had to deal with some dangerous territory while driving. Kelly struggled to pull her weight but eventually, she had to do what she had to do for her career.
Lisa Kelly was born on 8th December 1980, in Grand Rapids Michigan where she spent her early childhood but moved to Sterling, Alaska at a mere age of six. She lived a good family life with her family and sibling at Alaska.
She enrolled at the Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan but dropped out after a semester after realizing that was not for her.
Lisa Kelly is estimated to have a net worth of $500,000 which she earned from her career as a racer. She went huge as her appearance in Ice Road Trucker led her to earn a huge fandom who supported her career and gave her encouragement. Her hard work and determination paid off as she could achieve everything she desired.
She is featured in the history channel show, Ice Road Trucker. The cast in the show is said to be paid a salary of around $20,000 to $80,000 a season. Kelly worked in the show for 3 seasons taking a break and again joined in season 7 to 11.
Some sources also claim that the payment can reach up to $250,000 per season.
Lisa Kelly is married to husband Traves Kelly who was her longtime boyfriend. He is of Aleut Native Alaskan descent. They met during their racing days and got engaged after being in a beautiful four years relationship. The couple married in 2008 at a private wedding ceremony.
They share an amazing family life together living in Wasilla Alaska but doesn’t have any kids at the moment.
At Alaskan Haulage, she received her training in truck driving. She was a state freestyle motocross champion before since deciding upon setting in a solo career of racing. Soon she got a job in Carlie Transportation which was an Alaskan Haulage Company. The job helped her in building her trucker career.
During her working days there her boss Carlie made her entry in the renown Alaskan trucking circle team where she proved her talent and got accepted in the team as a new member.
Lisa Kelly has made a great career in racing appearing in many Television shows. She once appeared in the History Channel reality television show Ice Road Truckers season 3 which was in 2009 and her performance made her way into the other Ice Road Truckers franchises. The one which she was cast was shot in the Himalaya Mountains.
Before making her way in the industry, she used to work in many places. Kelly had to struggle a lot to make her way to her dreams. She worked as a school bus driver for a while also working as a motocross rider. Her jobs also included working at a gas station and in a pizza company.