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Dayton Brown
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Birth Name:

David Preston "Dayton" Jessop

Born:

(2000-01-16) January 16, 2000 (age 22)

Parents:

Robyn Brown (mother)
Kody Brown (adoptive father)
David Preston Jessop (biological father)

Siblings:

6 brothers and 11 sisters

David Dayton Brown, known as Dayton, (born January 16, 2000) is the oldest child of Robyn Brown and her ex-husband, David Jessop. His parents divorced in 2007 and in 2010, his mother married Kody Brown.

Early life[]

David Preston Jessop, Jr., was born on January 16, 2000, to David and Robyn Jessop (now Brown). He was the couple's first child, and they went on to have two more children after him. His father was said to be an absentee father for most of his childhood.

Dayton's parents divorced in 2007. The divorce papers hinted that his father may have been an alcoholic.

He is on the autism spectrum.

Dayton's mother spiritually married Kody Brown, a polygamist with three other wives, on May 22, 2010. She then legally married him in December of 2014.

Adoption[]

Dayton was adopted by Kody Brown in June of 2015 when he was fifteen years old. He legally changed his last name to Brown at this time.

Autism[]

Dayton is on the autism spectrum. His mother believes he has Asperger's Syndrome, but he has never officially received this diagnosis.

Career[]

Education[]

As of February 2020, he is a student at Northern Arizona University (NAU).

Television[]

The first season of the TLC show Sister Wives, which was released in late 2010, chronicled Dayton's mother's engagement to Kody Brown. After she married Kody and his three wives, Dayton became a regularly featured member of the Sister Wives cast. As of 2021, fifteen seasons have been released.

Personal life[]

Accident[]

He was involved in an ATV accident and needed extensive surgery. His original surgery left him unable to open his right eye. He has since had plastic surgery in order to fix his eyelid.

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