Leah Messer
Leah 16 & pregnant
Leah, Aleeah and Aliannah


Elkview, West Virginia


Corey Simms (ex-hus)


Aliannah and Aleeah Simms (twin daughters; with Corey)
Adalynn Calvert (daughter; with Jeremy)



Leah Dawn Messer is a 17-year-old girl from Elkview, West Virginia, who gets pregnant with twin girls by her then-new boyfriend Corey Simms; they had dated for only one month prior to discovering that Leah was pregnant.

On December 16, 2009, Leah gives birth to twin daughters Aliannah "Ali" Hope and Aleeah Grace Simms prematurely.

Following the birth, Leah's episode focuses on the relationship strains between herself and Corey, who struggle with building their still-new relationship while caring for the twins.

Leah and Corey separated after Leah's infidelity with her longtime ex-boyfriend Rob Kidd, but they eventually reconciled and got married on October 17, 2010.

However, they divorced in June of 2011 due to allegations of infidelity. As of 2016, she and Corey share custody of their twin daughters.

On April 4, 2012, Leah got re-married to Jeremy Calvert. After suffering a miscarriage, she gives birth to their daughter, Adalynn "Addie" Calvert on February 4, 2013.

On November 25, 2014, she filed for divorce which was finalized by June 8, 2015.