What happened to Chico on Moonshiners? Is He Arrested?

Moonshiners Chico Arrested
Moonshiners Chico Arrested

Matthew Louis Tungate, who is professionally known as Chico, is a rising American reality television personality who grabbed attention for appearing in the television series, Moonshiners. It was fellow co-star Tim Smith who helped him grab an opportunity in moonshining.

What Is His Real Name? Chico Wiki-Bio And Age!

Chico’s real name is Matthew Louis Tungate. The tv star was born on 6th January 1985 in Gravel Switch, Kentucky, the United States of America. As of 2021, he is 36 years old.

Chico grew up riding horses. During his leisure time, he raises and races traditional Kentucky Trotter horses.

On the other side, his wife Sandra was born on 30th May 1984 and is only seven months older than her husband. She grew up with her brother Tim Thompson. Her family owns a restaurant in Kentucky.

Who Is His Wife? Married Life And Kids.

For those who have watched Moonshiners, it is no secret that Chico is a married man. He is happily married to Cassondra Thompson. However, she prefers the name, Sandra.

She featured in the docu-drama series, helping her husband in brewing and slinging shine. Reportedly, Sandra is also in the same profession.

Moonshiners Chico with his wife.
Moonshiners Chico with his wife, Cassondra-Thompson

It is not clear when Chico and Sandy started dating or got engaged or married. But, for now, as per his Facebook posts, it seems like they are happily married. Chico is a family guy who often posts pictures of his family on social media accounts.

Together, the pair shares two children. Their son’s name is Waylon, whereas the eldest child, daughter Alena, was born in September 2009.

How Much Is Chico’s Net Worth In 2021?

Chico is a rising television personality who has been involved in the moonshining business for a very long time. However, the exact figure of his net worth and earnings is unknown since he has not revealed much about his personal life.

But, as per a couple of gossip mongers, Chico is worth $200 thousand. So, no doubt, an appearance in Moonshiners is his primary source of income.

Chico Legal Issues.

Back in October 2014, Chico was charged with a DUI of alcohol/drugs in Knott County. As per the police officer, he drove the car into the crowd. In May 2015, he was cleared of the charge that ran for seven months. He paid a fine and court cost.

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