Gary Shirley is certainly one of the most memorable ‘Teen Mom’ dads. He started appearing on MTV’s ‘Teen Mom’ thanks to his relationship with Amber Portwood that dates all the way back to 2008.
He used to sell goofy T-shirts
Gary’s own goofiness led him to create branded t-shirts with his name on them. The shirts also featured a tagline, ‘it’s Gary time.’
He was a nurse
Gary used to be a certified nursing assistant or simply put, ‘CNA.’
This was at the time he was dating Amber Portwood, 2008-2011.
He’s a police officer
Garry officially became a police officer in 2020 as he’s sworn into duty and approved by his colleagues. His proud wife Kristina congratulated her husband on Instagram and the post got over 56,000 likes.
He loves animals
Gary’s huge love for animals led him to purchase multiple chicken and coops to accommodate them all.
He’s actually into a very specific breed of chicken.
He’s a great chef
The ‘Teen Mom: OG’ star loves to cook in his spare time and he’s reportedly excellent at making pizzas, soups & steaks.