Tori Roloff standing on the rocks near a sea shore.

5 Things to Know about Little People, Big World Star Tori Roloff!

The viewers of TLC‘s Little People, Big World, are quite familiar with Tori Roloff. For those who aren’t, she’s a reality TV star who appears alongside her partner, Zach Roloff, in the aforementioned TV show.

Born as Victoria Elizabeth Patton on May 3, 1991, in Portland, Oregon, the USA, she started appearing in the TLC show since 2011. Apart from this, she also appeared in the TV series documentary, Little People, Big World: Wedding Farm in 2012.

Apart from her reality TV career, there are lots of things which you might not know. So let’s find out a few things about her here!

5. Married To Zachary Roloff; Shared Two Kids

The 28 years old, Tori Roloff shared the wedding vows with Zachary Roloff on July 26, 2015, in their family’s iconic farm in Oregon after 14 months of engagement and three years of their dating relationship.

Tori Roloff with her family and husband.
Tori Roloff married husband, Zach Roloff.
Source: Tori Roloff’s Instagram

They celebrated their big day in front of 200 guests. At the ceremony, Cindi Eggert (one of Tori’s friends) served as the maid of honor. Their big day was shown on a special episode of Little People, Big World, which highlighted their journey of love. Following their marriage, they went to Disney World for their honeymoon.

Tori Roloff and Zach Roloff's two kids.
Tori and Zach roloff has two kids, Jackson and Lilah.
Source: Tori Roloff’s Instagram

After one and a half years of marriage on May 12, 2017, they shared their first child, a son, and named him Jackson Kyle Roloff. On November 19, 2019, Tori welcomed another kid to their family, a baby daughter, Lilah Ray Roloff. Both of their kids have Achondroplasia or Dwarfism as their dad.

4. Why did Tori Marry Zach?

People are visual creatures, so a lot of people are attracted to outer physical appearances. And if one person chooses someone with lower physical traits, people start questioning why they chose him/her. Well, the same thing happened to Tori when she tied the knot with Zach.

Tori Roloff with her husband, Zachary Roloff.
Tori Roloff’s fans questioned why she married someone of short stature.
Source: Tori Roloff’s Instagram

Well, coming to the point, her husband is shorter than her, and most people criticized her for marrying him. Simply, she has one thing to say to everyone who thinks physical appearance is important; “Love people because of their minds. Not their bodies.”

Roloff revealed in a statement in one of her Instagram posts on Jan 29, 2018,

So I was a wandering target… as I do… when I heard a man say to his wife, “well, at least I’m taller than you.” And the wife responded with, “well, I would hope so.” Some of us just have the idea of beauty and love so backward. It doesn’t come from outward appearances but rather from inner beauty. I don’t love Zach because of how he looks (although he is quite handsome if I do say so myself) but rather what things weigh on his heart. It doesn’t matter to me that I’m taller than my husband. Honestly, it gives me an excuse to never wear heels. Ever. I can’t imagine my life if I had never given my husband a chance because he was shorter than me. Love people because of their minds. Not their bodies.

Tori Roloff on why she married Zach.

Well, now we know why she wedlock with Zach, right?

3. Kindergarten Teacher

Professionally, Tori Roloff, whose net worth is $300 thousand, is a Kindergarten Teacher who started teaching following her graduation. First, she worked in Woodland Public School for two years from 2013 to 2015. Later on, she started working at Beaverton School District.

Tori Roloff shares a photo of her classroom on Insta.
Tori Roloff is professionally a teacher.
Source: Tori Roloff’s Instagram

In 2017, she took a break from teaching since she was pregnant with her first kid. When she was on break, she shared several pictures of her classroom with the caption, “Missing.” She sure seems to love her job as a teacher.

2. A ‘Normal’ Baby

Tori Roloff, before giving birth to her first child, revealed that she wanted normal children. She said,

It’s just hard to think of your children as different, and it takes them 5 steps what others can do in 2.

Tori Roloff on a giving birth to a ‘normal’ baby.

Though she wanted that, her husband Zach had a different opinion. He, in fact, wanted his kids to be little like him.

There is nothing wrong with being different. I was always climbing an uphill battle physically, socially. It made me rely on my wits, and I feel like I am strong and confident in a way a tall person can’t ever be.

Zach on wanting a little guy like him.

Zach claims that it made him the man he’s today.

1. Tori Opens Up about Feeling Guilty

In recent episodes of TLC’s Little People, Big World, Tori Roloff who went out with her mother, Kim Patton, and mother in law, Amy Roloff, revealed that she’s feeling guilty ever since she got pregnant. When the $25 thousand earning lady got pregnant with her baby girl, she couldn’t spend time with her son, Jackson.

This year is hard for me because last year we did all these fall-themed things. I took Jackson to different farms, and we rode on tractors, and we went to the zoo.

Tori Roloff on feeling guilty.

Her mother and mother-in-law listened to her and lifted her spirits with words of encouragement. Well, we all know how cool she’s been while catering to her kids’ needs, right? So, no need to feel guilty about it.

Bonus

  • She was a tennis player during her high school days.
  • On her wedding day, she wanted to have a poppy seed cake.
  • Her father in law, Matt Roloff, and mother in law Amy Roloff are also suffering from dwarfism.
  • She is interested in calligraphy.
  • Tori received nasty comments from an internet troller. While responding to the troller, she revealed the gender of her second child.

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