First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in the baby carriage! Or…maybe not in that order! If you’re a reality television junkie who lives for new seasons of shows like Big Brother, Duck Dynasty and The Bachelor, chances are you’ve been sucked into the drama of teen pregnancy as it unfolded first on MTV’s 16 and Pregnant and later on spinoff series like Teen Mom and Teen Mom OG. It’s ok, admit it! Your secret is safe with us!
Making its debut in 2009 and documenting the lives of pregnant teens as they prepared to give birth, 16 and Pregnant enjoyed a successful four-year run until 2012 when fans demanded follow ups with their favorite stars. As a result, MTV jumped on the bandwagon and saw a franchise opportunity with the release of the first season of Teen Mom right on the heels of the original series. As luck would have it, the new show was the network’s biggest success all year!
With a total of three Teen Mom seasons as well as 16 and Pregnant, dozens of teenagers have made their reality television debut with some obviously becoming more memorable than others. But which teen moms were lucky enough to join the hit MTV series and what do they look like now? Aren’t you just a little curious? Join us as we take a look at the cast of Teen Mom to see just how teen pregnancy, heartache and the spotlight has changed their lives. Let’s get started!