Sadie Robertson (born June 17, 1997) is a star on the reality TV show Duck Dynasty. She is the granddaughter of Phil Robertson, founder of Duck Commander. In college, she was ranked sixth in the state of Louisiana for javelin throwing. She was also a runner-up finisher on Season 19 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars,
A devoted young woman of strong Christian faith, Sadie wants to make an impact on the world. “My passion is to speak, to write, to encourage,” Sadie says. With more than 5 million followers on her various social platforms, Sadie knows she had a direct line of communication to her peers. She saw that she could be a positive voice to those in dire need of an inspiring, non-judgmental presence in their lives. She’s is now one of the most prominent voices of her generation. The 21-year-old speaks with grace and clarity beyond her years whether in writing or on stage. Sadie penned the New York Times best-seller Live Original: How the Duck Commander Teen Keeps It Real and Stays True to Her Values. She just released her latest book, Live Fearless that tells about “journey of finding freedom.”
She designed her own dresses in a collaboration with Sherri Hill, and modeled them during New York Fashion Week. Robertson’s line of dresses is labeled Live Original by Sadie Robertson.
She has publicly stood up for her grandfather after his controversial interview in GQ magazine.
(September 2, 2017) Opened up about a secret eating disorder she battled for nearly a year in an effort to help fans who might be struggling with similar demons. She got personal in a candid post on her blog, speaking out for the first time about the private pain she experienced. Robertson said she kept the disorder from everyone in her life including her mother. “It was dark. It was ugly. It was insanely difficult. It was done in secret. It was hidden. … My self-worth was demolished, and I began to lose sight of my true identity.” Robertson revealed her body issues started in 2014, after she was a contestant on Dancing with the Stars (2005).