Since 2019, KIM Plath has appeared in Welcome to Plathville on TLC.
Since the reality star’s divorce from her ex-husband Barry Plath, whom she married in July 1997, fans are curious about her dating history.
Who is Kim Plath?
Born on August 30, 1972, Kim Plath identifies as a naturopathic physician.
The 51-year-old is the star of Welcome to Plathville, a popular reality TV series on TLC that began on November 5, 2019, and has now produced five seasons.
According to the synopsis of the episode, “The Plaths are an eleven-member, blonde, blue-eyed family from southeast Georgia. They are passionate about conventional roles, family life, music, and religion.”
Ethan, Hosanna, Micah, Moriah, Lydia, Isaac, Amber, Cassia, and Mercy Plath are among her and Barry’s nine children.
According to Us Weekly, the ex-couple also had a son named Joshua who sadly perished in an accident in 2008 at the age of one.
Who is Kim Plath’s boyfriend, Ken Palmer?
Isaac, the son of Kim, used to work with Ken Palmer, a Florida-based flight instructor.
During one of Isaac’s flying classes, he and Kim got to know each other while he was serving as his flight instructor. They started dating in March 2023.
He made an appearance on Welcome to Plathville, and People wrote on the occasion when he and Kim formally joined the couple.
The TV personality questioned Ken, “What would you consider our relationship to be?” during their sushi lunch. Do you think of me as your girlfriend?”
If you accept that title, Ken said, “Oh definitely.”
Kim continued, “I was thinking we were probably at a point where we would call it boyfriend-girlfriend.”
The site claims that as they advance in their romance, the couple is thinking about their families.
“I really really like you,” Ken stated to Kim. And I genuinely see us having a future together. And I think it’s crucial that everyone agrees with it.”
Kim left the Georgia property owned by the Plath family in May 2023 and moved into his house.
Ken and Bobbi got married on December 8, 2018, and on February 5, 2020, they officially divorced, according to The U.S. Sun.
After 24 years of marriage, Kim and Barry separated in 2022, announcing their split that June.
The former couple told People: “After considerable thought and discussion, we have decided to end our marriage.
“While this was not an easy decision, we know it’s the best choice for both of us. We have been through many highs and lows in our 24 years of marriage and as we navigate this new chapter in our lives, we will co-parent our amazing children.”
Per People, the pair discussed their difficult divorce on the show.
Kim said: “Divorce has been hard. You know, for 25 years, Barry handled all of the logistics of the household: the budget, the income, making sure all the bills got paid. And I did basically the parenting.
“Now that we’re separate, we’re both having to fill both roles. It’s scary, it’s overwhelming, there’s days I wanna just buy a sailboat and go off and, you know, send a postcard once a year.”
Barry said: “25 years of marriage and then all of a sudden it’s gone. That’s been, [I’d say] that’s one of the biggest challenges of my life to get through.
“There were times where I was like, oh, depression is ahead if I go there, but all the children have been very supportive. They’ve helped me get to this point where I’m stable and moving forward.”
He added: “We are transforming quickly in the Plath family with relationships and new locations and new perspectives.
“Kim’s off on her own, I’m here. I don’t see her much. I talk to her more over the phone or via text than I do seeing her. We’re settling into our separate lives, but we’re always tied together by the children.”