Inside Mama June Shannon's $75,000 Transformation: What She Had Done — and How Much It Cost
Mama June Shannon has finally debuted her shocking body transformation, but the From Not to Hot star says it wasn't cheap to achieve the look
In a matter of months, Shannon underwent an extensive series of surgeries that include the insertion of a gastric sleeve, breast augmentation and skin removal on her “turkey neck,” “bat wings,” and stomach — an area where doctors removed 9 lbs. of loose skin. All to the tune of $75,000.
Here’s the breakdown of what each procedure costs, according to her surgeon Dr. Daniel G. Kolder of Pacifica Institute of Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery.
Breast Augmentation/Mastopexy (Breast Lift): $14,000–$15,000
Shannon had breast implants and a lift.
Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)/Liposuction: $15,000–$16,000
To take care of loose skin around her middle, Shannon had a tummy tuck and liposuction.
Rhytidectomy (Face Lift): $17,000–$18,000
To remove her “turkey neck,” Shannon lifted and tightened her skin.
Brachioplasty (Arm Lift)/Liposuction: $11,000–$12,000
An arm lift and liposuction took care of floppy skin.
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Shannon also had gastric sleeve surgery estimated between $8,000 and $10,000 “This was the worst surgery,” Shannon tells PEOPLE of the procedure, which shrinks one’s stomach capacity. “So painful.” Plus new veneers on her top teeth estimated at $10,000.
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Despite going under the knife multiple times, she’s not bothered by those who accuse her of “cheating ” her way to self-improvement.
“It’s not like I’m Miss Plastic,” she says. “I don’t consider a tummy tuck or face skin removal ‘plastic surgery.’ I believe it’s something that makes you feel better than you did with the skin hanging. I can promise you I’m never going back to my old size. I’m happy where I’m at.”
The finale of Mama June: From Not to Hot airs Friday at 9 p.m. ET on WE tv.