parker leverett is the son of renowned youtuber caleb leverett. he became famous after appearing in a 72-minute video in which he showed his ordeal in real life living with his mother and his stepfather.
Parker Leverett was an unknown until that video brought him into the spotlight as he was at the center of a major custody battle involving his stepfather and mother against his father Caleb. Millions of people sympathized with Parker’s plight. he, however, ended up separating from his father after staying with him for two and a half months.
parker leverett was born in odessa, texas
Very little has been revealed about Parker Leverett’s early life, but what information we have indicates that he was born to his parents in Odessa, a city in West Texas, before they separated. From the video, we learned that she was 14 years old as of 2013, which means that she was born sometime in 1999 and is 23 years old, as of this year.
his father, caleb leverett, is a famous youtuber who spared no detail when showing the early years of his son’s life on his youtube channel. Her mother is Samantha Denise Wimberly, who is also from Odessa, Texas. she is not registered as having any profession.
parker has three brothers; Hayden Leverett, Blaine Leverett and London Leeanne Leverett. there is little information about them and how they grew up together. Unfortunately for Parker, her father and her mother divorced and separated. her mother won the custody battle for his and her brothers and they stayed with her along with her stepfather, who later married her mother.
his controversial rise to the spotlight
parker leverett rose to fame after making a 72-minute video about life with his mother and stepfather, whom he described as abusive. This abusive behavior was not properly addressed by the proper authorities and this led Parker to take on the responsibility of showing the world what he and his siblings had been going through.
The events that followed the release of that video were tremendous as millions of people sympathized with his plight. the implication was that her mother was seen as an irresponsible woman who did not take care of her children while her stepfather was seen as an abuser who did not hesitate to beat them up at the slightest provocation.
Parker Levantt lost the fight for his emancipation from his mother Samantha Denise Wimberly
The resulting implication of the video encouraged Parker Leverett to sue for his parents’ emancipation with the support of his father Caleb. the two parties entered into a legal battle that lasted for months.
Unfortunately, at the end of the entire process, Parker was deemed too young to be emancipated and Judge Denn Whallen of Ector County, Texas on August 13, 2013 ordered him to return home to his mother and father. stepfather. her mother and husband recently moved to san antonio tx which is a 6 hour drive from odessa tx where she grew up.
He had to say goodbye to his father with whom he preferred to stay
Parker Leverett stayed with her father for just 2 1/2 months after years of separation before the court ordered her to return to her mother and husband, who are her legal guardians. The news was sad as she was only given 15 minutes to say goodbye to her father and her family in the video that was later posted online. Parker has since returned to live with her mother despite her protest and discomfort.
running errands in #sanantonio and look here who I ran into. #nororiousdad #freeblaine @drphil @oprah @theellenshow @joerogan @bbc pic.twitter.com/jaulixrjlc
— caleb leverett (@calebleverett) July 15, 2017
where is parker leverett now?
there is no information on the whereabouts of parker leverett, since years have passed since the release of the famous video. Parker is perceived to be no longer in college and possibly putting his life to good use. He will always be remembered as the boy who fought for his well-being and that of his brothers.