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Amy Slaton-Halterman (b. October 28, 1987) is a main cast member on 1000-lb. Sisters. At the beginning of the show, Amy weighed 406 pounds; she got bariatric surgery in the season one finale, "Under the Knife", and now weighs somewhere around 300 pounds.

Early life[]

Slaton was born on October 28, 1987, in Dixon, Kentucky. She is the youngest member of her family, and has four older siblings who have been on the show: Misty, Amanda, Chris, and Tammy. She attended Union County High School, where she met her future husband, Michael Halterman.

Career[]

Slaton created her YouTube channel, twlightqueen (now called Amy Slaton-Halterman), on January 10, 2011. Her first video was uploaded just over three years later, on January 30, 2014, and featured her and Tammy doing makeup.

Amy's first television appearance was on January 1, 2020, when the first episode of 1000-lb. Sisters debuted on TLC.

Personal life[]

On March 15, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee, Amy married her boyfriend of several years, Michael Halterman. Together, they have two sons, Gage Deon (b. 2020) and Glenn Allen (b. 2022).

Amy has toxoplasmosis, a condition which makes her legally blind. She got it because her mom cleaned litter boxes while she was pregnant, which can infect babies. This is mentioned in several episodes, such as "Smoky Mountain Meltdown", when she gets to shoot two laser guns on a roller coaster ride because her aim is not good.

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