Kate Chastain was a beloved figure on Below Deck during her time on the reality show, and fans wonder what has happened to her since she left the series. Fans of Below Deck were introduced to Kate during season 2 of the reality series when she replaced season 1 Chief Stew Adrienne Gang. Adrienne had left the series as one of the most disliked cast members on Below Deck, and Kate had the unfortunate luck of replacing her. However, the new Chief Stew soon warmed her way into fans’ hearts and fellow crew members’ hearts.
Kate’s dry sense of humor, ability to stick to her opinions and beliefs, and professionalism stood out amongst her peers. The chief stew also quickly developed a friendship with veteran Below Deck cast Captain Lee Rosbah. The duo worked together to create amazing moments for fans and charter guests, raising Kate’s stock in the Below Deck world. Sadly after six seasons, Kate announced she was leaving Below Deck, and her announcement upset fans because she had created a close bond and a glowing legacy on the show. Still, despite the years Kate has spent off the series, fans want to know what the Below Deck alum has been up to.
Kate Is Preparing To Be a Mum
On December 13, 2022, Kate surprised her fans when she announced she would become a mother in an exclusive interview with People. The reality star noted:
“I am absolutely thrilled to become a mother. It’s something I’ve always hoped for so this is truly a dream come true!”
The Below Deck alum also took to her Instagram to share a picture of her baby bump and announce her pregnancy to her followers. In her interview, Kate explained that being pregnant was a new and special experience for her, and although she was always protective of what she shared publicly, Kate could no longer hide her baby bump. While appearing on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen after announcing her pregnancy, Kate revealed she would raise her child alone. Despite announcing her pregnancy, the reality star has not revealed the father’s identity. Kate explained:
“I think being a Chief Stu really trained me for it. I’m doing it solo and perhaps with some help, but I’m happy to do it alone.”
The reality star also revealed that she knew the sex of the baby and had already picked out a name which she decided to reveal later. According to People, Kate is expected to give birth in May 2023.
Kate Will Star in the Reality Series, The Traitors
After leaving Below Deck, Kate Chastain continued to work on the reality show by co-hosting and working as an executive producer on Bravo Chat Room. She also appeared frequently on Below Deck Gallery Talk. However, Kate will soon take her talents to another reality show, with the Below Deck alum set to Star in the new reality show The Traitors. The new series will follow a group of reality tv stars living in an old castle together.
However, while most of the cast are faithful, three of them are traitors, and the rest of the housemates will have to figure out who is a traitor and who is faithful. Kate will join other popular reality stars like The Bachelor‘s Arie Luyendyk Jr and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Brandy Glanville. In addition to Kate’s pregnancy, the reality star will also star in a new show, and fans can expect many exciting and positive things from her in the future.