Jep and Jessica Robertson Reveal They Have Moved Away From ‘Duck Dynasty’ Family


If you watch Duck Dynasty, you know that the Robertson family is as close-knit as families get. In fact, they all live on the same street, which they call Robertson Row.

For a while now, there have been little clues that one of the Robertson families moved away from their beloved hometown of West Monroe, Louisiana, but nothing has been confirmed until just recently.

Check out some of the clues below.

  • Back in July, Mia Robertson wrote a birthday tribute to her cousin Merritt (Jep and Jessica’s daughter) saying she would love to visit her in Austin.
  • Instagram stories from Korie Robertson showed the family signing a huge poster that said, “We will miss you!” with the names Jep, Jessica, Lily, Merritt, Priscilla, River, and Gus around the edges.
  • In September, Jep Robertson shared a photo of him and his daughter Merritt at a concert in Austin, Texas.
  • Jessica and Jep finally launched their food truck, Jep’s Southern Roots, and their grand opening took place at the Junk Gypsy headquarters, which is located in Round Top, Texas.

On Tuesday (Oct. 17) the couple launched the website for the food truck, which confirmed that they are now based in Austin, Texas. Hosts of a weekly podcast, Jep and Jessica Robertson revealed recently to their listeners that they were now “officially citizens” of Austin, Texas!

“We have officially moved to Austin, Texas,” Jep told the listeners.

“The seed to be planted for moving here started about ten years ago,” Jessica chimed in. “We fell in love with the Texas area. Gradually, we started doing more and more here. The past five years we’ve really made a lot of friends in Austin.”

Once Duck Dynasty and Jep and Jessica: Growing the Dynasty ended, the family was at a point where they asked themselves what the next chapter of their lives would hold.

God has planted those people in our lives over the past five years to know the transition to leaving because we’re not leaving family, yes we are leaving the neighborhood and selling our house, but we’re going back so often. Kay’s already booked trips here to see us,” Jessica revealed.

Another huge reason for moving to Austin is because of their food truck Jep’s Southern Roots. The food industry in their new hometown is booming and they wanted to take advantage of that.

We wish Jep, Jessica and the rest of their family the best of luck in their new hometown, Austin, Texas!


In the world of reality television, few shows have made as big a splash as “Duck Dynasty.” This unscripted series, which ran from 2012 to 2017, provided viewers with a humorous and heartwarming look into the lives of the Robertson family, known for their successful duck call business, Duck Commander.

The Robertson clan, led by patriarch Phil Robertson, had humble beginnings. They turned their passion for duck hunting into a thriving business by crafting top-quality duck calls. This venture laid the foundation for their later television stardom. However, “Duck Dynasty” wasn’t just about duck hunting; it was about family, faith, and the hilarious antics that unfolded in their everyday lives.

One of the key figures in the show was Willie Robertson, Phil’s son and the CEO of Duck Commander. Willie’s dynamic personality and leadership within the family business made him a central character on the show. His net worth, thanks in part to the show’s success, skyrocketed during its run, reportedly reaching an impressive $40 million.

Besides Willie, “Duck Dynasty” featured other family members, including John Luke Robertson and his wife, Mary Kate Robertson. The couple’s journey into marriage was a highlight of the show, and fans followed their love story with great interest. The down-to-earth charm of the Robertson family resonated with viewers, contributing to the show’s immense popularity.

However, like many reality TV series, “Duck Dynasty” had ups and downs. One of the most significant moments in the show’s history was the controversy surrounding Phil Robertson’s remarks about homosexuality and other topics in a 2013 interview. This temporarily suspended Phil from the show, sparking heated debates about freedom of speech and cultural values.

In addition to the controversies, there were personal challenges faced by the Robertson family, including marital issues that led to discussions about “The Duck Dynasty” divorce. These moments of vulnerability and honesty only added to the show’s authenticity.

As the show ended in 2017, fans wondered what would happen to “Duck Dynasty.” The Robertson family returned to their roots, focusing on their business and family life. They continue to operate Duck Commander, providing quality duck calls and other outdoor gear. While “Duck Dynasty” may have concluded, the legacy of the Robertson family lives on, reminding us of the importance of faith, family, and a good duck call.

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