Kye Kelley may have endured a lot of tough times while growing up but he refused to let that dictate the course of his life. He rather grew up with the motto of standing out in whatever that he does and this has propelled him into one of the most famous drag racers in the world. Armed with some insane vehicles with which he modifies himself, Kelley has also achieved fame as a TV star on the Discovery Channel series, Street Outlaws, and also owns a performance shop.
The once little boy from Mississippi has really done well for himself and now has a legion of fans. Amongst them are gawking males and females who wish that Kelley could be theirs. Sadly, the race driver is firmly off the market. He was married and divorced but has now gone on to get engaged to his long-time girlfriend who happens to be a fearsome drag racer herself.
Kye Kelley Was Married To Fellow Mississippi Native, Alisa Mote
Kelley’s first wife is a nurse/teacher named Alisa Mote. Mote is also a native of Mississippi just like Kelley but rather hails from the town of Gills Burg. She was born on the 18th of February 1992 and grew up in a family of five, including her dad, her mum – Brenda Martin, a brother named John Daniel Mote, and a sister named Crystal Simmons.
Alisa Mote grew up in Mississippi and completed her high school diploma at Parklane Academy. She thereafter enrolled in Walden University to study nursing. She achieved her degree within a reasonable time and now works as a nurse in the North Oaks Health System in Hammond, Louisiana. She also utilizes her spare time as a teacher at the Mount Pleasant Elementary School.
Their Marriage Lasted Two Years Before They Called it Quits in 2017
Kye Kelley and Alisa Mote first met and began a relationship in the late 2000s / early 2010s. They dated for some years during which they helped each other make progress in various aspects of their lives. They later got engaged on the 21st of March 2014. The couple officially tied the knot in August 2015. The ceremony was moderate and beautiful and was witnessed by their closest friends and family. Following their nuptials, Mote and Kelley settled down and worked towards building a life together.
They continued supporting each other in their respective endeavors and were rewarded with their accomplishment of reasonable milestones. For instance, Kelley went from just being a popular drag racer on the streets to becoming one of the biggest stars of the Discovery series, Street Outlaws. He additionally opened up his own performance shop and all this helped him to amass a healthy net worth. He and Mote were able to live comfortably and their joy further grew after they welcomed a daughter in 2016. The couple truly had it all going for them but their relationship later hit the rocks the next year and they sadly split before their daughter turned a year old.
Kye Kelley is Now Engaged to Fellow Drag Racer, Lizzy Musi
Kelley has since moved on from his divorce and is now in a relationship with one of the most well-known female drivers in drag racing – Lizzy Musi. Lizzy was born Elizabeth Patricia Musi on the 1st day of January 1991 in New Jersey. She hails from a family of four which includes her dad – Pat Musi, mom – Elizabeth, and a sister named Patricia. Lizzy Musi’s dad, Pat Musi, is a famous drag racer himself and won about eight Professional Street World Championships during his heydays. He has now retired to the backroom and operates as a foremost engine repairer.
Given her background, Lizzy Musi grew up in close proximity to drag racing. She served as an apprentice to her dad at his engine building store and by the age of 16, participated in her first competitive drag race. This was around 2007 and since then, she has gone on to become one of the dominant female drivers when it comes to drag racing. Lizzy Musi became the first woman to win the PDRA in 2014. She has also won races in places such as the Middle East.
In 2018. Lizzy Musi transitioned to No Prep Racing, a legal type of street racing. She has won multiple races since then and is now the first woman to win a No Prep Kings Event. Her exploits have fetched her a spot on the Discovery series, Street Outlaws, and she has several sponsors such as Edelbrock and Lucas Oil.
They Began Their Relationship in 2017 and Got Engaged in 2021
Lizzy Musi and Kye Kelley got to know each other in the course of their mutual careers as drag racers. They became friends over the course of their time together and by 2017, things turned romantic between them. At that time, Kelley had split from his wife, Alisa Mote, but they were not officially divorced. The proximity of the whole thing led to accusations that he had cheated on his wife with Lizzy. Neither of the three parties involved ever addressed this directly but Mote later took to social media to describe the relationship between her ex-husband and Lizzy as the definition of trash.
She later deleted the post but it left no one in doubt that she was not happy about how her marriage unraveled. She has since moved on with her life and Kelley and Lizzy are doing likewise. Their romance has flourished over the years and they have become the power couple of drag racing. They support each other both on and off the tracks. They also make no attempt to hide their feelings for each other and frequently gush about each other online. Kye Kelley and Lizzy Musi are not married yet but you can expect wedding bells in the future as they are engaged.
The couple got engaged against the backdrop of the Street Outlaws No Prep Kings event in Darlington in August 2021. Both Kelley and Lizzy raced during the event but suffered various forms of misfortunes. Lizzy was involved in an accident and crashed out of the first round of elimination while Kelley was defeated in the final round. Despite this, Kelley still proposed to Lizzy in front of their peers, fans, as well as the cameras. She was quite overcome with emotion at the surprise engagement but nevertheless said yes to the admiration of the fans.
Musi and Kelley are yet to set their wedding date but they keep on flourishing in their love for each other. A trip to their respective social media pages will show that they often hang out together be it on dinner dates or other casual outings. The couple has also made several Youtube videos together.
Kye Kelley Has Two Children, Including a Daughter, Kenadeigh, From His Marriage to Alice Mote
Lizzy Musi and Kye Kelley will certainly be looking forward to having kids someday in the course of their romance. When that happens, it will be the first for Lizzy while it will be the third for her fiancé. Kye Kelley has a total of two kids. His first child is a daughter named Haleigh from a previous relationship. She was reportedly born on the 9th of August 2010 and all circumstances point to the fact that she primarily lives with her mom while Kelley probably has visitation rights and pays child support.
Kye Kelley’s second child is his daughter, Kenadeigh Alexa Kelley, from his marriage to Alice Mote. Kenadeigh was born on the 25th of March 2016 and is growing in leaps and bounds. A trip to her father’s social media pages will show her hanging out with him and his fiancée as they engage in leisurely activities such as fishing and the likes.