10 Things You Didn’t Know About Elizabeth Potthast Castravet

Earlier this month, Elizabeth “Libby” Potthast Castravet, who is currently pregnant with her second child, made headlines with her husband, Andrei Castravet, when the couple announced that Libby would have a baby boy.

Libby, Andrei and the Potthast Family star in season five 90 Days Fiance and then appeared in season six 90 Day Fiance: Happy Forever? Libby, who met her husband from Moldova while traveling in Ireland, has rid herself of the messy drama of her siblings, a move that has drastically improved her image in the eyes of fans. While Libby is focused on her family and business ventures, her commitment to personal growth has not gone unnoticed.


She Was An Actress

Libby Potthast Castravet 90 Days Fiance

90 Days Fiance not Libby’s first foray into the entertainment business. Based on Starcasm, reality stars have been acting professionally for years. Libby, whose mother is a talent agent, has put together a few minor acting roles for her IMDb page, including playing the cashier in the popular series Homeland. He also played a high school student in a film called The Secret In The Snow.

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Many cast members claim 90 Days written. Viewers also cited storylines, including some involving Libby and her family, as allegedly being staged. It’s possible that Libby is now using her theatrical skills on a reality series.

He’s the baby of his family

Libby is the youngest of six children. For a long time viewers were only aware of her sisters, Jenn and Becky, and her brother, Charlie (and their partner). However, recently a photo of the Potthast family emerged confirming that Chuck and his ex-wife, Pamela, actually have two additional sons who don’t appear on the reality show.

The brothers are known to be protective, which may explain why Libby’s brother and sister were so suspicious of her husband, Andrei, on the show. No matter their intentions, the Potthast siblings’ dislike for Andrei often seems more like unnecessary drama than genuine concern.

His Family Always Get In Trouble

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There are many family members who are difficult to 90 Days franchises and at least half of them are Potthasts. The family’s bad behavior doesn’t seem to be limited to their on-screen antics. Based on Starcasmalmost every member of the Potthast Family has a criminal record.

Libby’s father, Chuck, was arrested in 2009 for failing to pay child support, and ordered to pay nearly $20K in arrears. Several of Libby’s siblings have been arrested for DUI, driving with a suspended license, operating an unregistered vehicle, and similar charges. His brothers passed the charge, making their collective assessment of Andrei seem utterly hypocritical.

He Tries To Embrace Moldovan Culture Andrei

Elizabeth Potthast and Andrei Castravet: TLC: 90 Days Engage

Andrei is from Moldova, a small country in Eastern Europe that borders Romania and Ukraine. Libby has worked hard to embrace her husband’s culture and customs including his, sometimes problematic, views on gender roles.

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The couple had a US wedding as well as a traditional ceremony in Moldova, which was complicated by the fact that Andrei announced that Libby would need to be baptized into his strict Orthodox Christianity in order for the two to marry. On the show, the reality show star said of her christening, “I don’t really know what it’s going to be like but I’m ready to do it so we can move on and finalize our marriage.”

She And Andrei Have Big Career Aspirations

Although there is no one particular career 90 Days stars chase to make a living, many of them, like Pedro Jimeno, Brittany Banks, and Bilal Hazziez, going into real estate. Libby and Andrei are no exception, as they hope to launch a house flipping company together.

Last year, Andrei asked Libby’s father, Chuck, for a $100,000 loan to help the couple start their business. While Chuck, who also owns a real estate company, doesn’t immediately get his checkbook out, he instead offers Andrei a job. He also agreed to reconsider the loan after Andrei, who accepted his offer, acquired the skills he needed to sustain such a business.

He’s an Influencer

Libby is one of them 90 Days stars with huge Instagram followers. She has become one of the most popular cast on social media platforms, with over 800K followers and counting.

Like many 90 Days cast members, the reality star has leaned on her celebrity status and partnered with many brands like Every Plate, Viori Beauty, Modern Fertility and many more. Libby regularly posts with sponsored products on her Instagram page. Once an entrepreneur, Libby is also active on YouTube, Twitter, TikTok, Cameo and, of course, adult content creation site OnlyFans.

Fans Think His Family Is Racing For Spin-off

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90 Days Fiance has spawned nearly 20 spin-off series, such as the popular one 90 Days Fiance: Other Ways, 90 Days Fiance: Before 90 Days, and 90 Days: Single Life. Certain couples and families have even received their own shows, such as David & Annie: After 90 Daysand sister Darcey & Stacey, among others.

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Fans believe Libby and her over-the-top family played their play, and even wrote their fight, to grab the attention of producers and land a Potthast spinoff. That strategy worked for the Chantel and Pedro families, who are now starring in their own spin-off, Family Chantel.

His Father is Cancer Free

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Libby’s father recently opened up about his battle with bladder cancer. Earlier this year, Chuck announced that he was now cancer-free in a long-awaited video update on Instagram. In a beachside update, she says her cancer has been in remission for five years.

Although the rest of the Potthast Family can be terrible, Chuck is the most supportive one 90 Days parent. She was critical of Libby’s relationship with Andrei from the start, but since then she has embraced her daughter-in-law, even offering her a job and helping the young couple with their financial needs. In fact, Chuck helps all of his children, most of whom work for his company. He is also very vocal about wanting to end family feuds and fights.

He Wants a Big Family

In 2019 Libby talked about her future family as part of Instagram partnership with Modern Fertility. In the post’s caption, Libby stated that she and Andrei had decided they “want more kids in the near future.” He went on to say, “I’ve always wanted a family of 6 (including Andrei and me).”

No wonder he wanted a big family, as he grew up as one of six children. Looks like Libby and Andrei have been working towards their goal. The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Ellie, in 2019 and Libby is currently pregnant again, this time with a baby boy.

He’s a Leo

Elizabeth "Libi" Potthast: TLC: 90 Days Fiance

Libby was born on July 30th, making her a Leo. Based on Astrology.com, Leo is a very independent and natural leader. The reality show star demonstrates many of these qualities with his entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen.

Andrei is an Aquarius, a sign that has a lot in common with the Leo Libby sign. The two are actually quite compatible, with Libby often compromising and letting Andrei take the lead in their relationship. He, on the other hand, handles most of their public life and, with the couple’s huge fans, he likely makes a lot of money in his social media endeavors.

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