Mama June's Boyfriend: 7 Key Things to Know About Geno Doak

Mama June and boyfriend Geno Doak
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If you keep up with Mama June and her clan on Mama June: From Not to Hot, then you know some life changes are likely headed this reality star mom's way. Believe it or not, Mama June and her boyfriend could be walking down the aisle sooner rather than later, as a trailer for the upcoming season shows the mom of four trying on wedding dresses.

So just who is Mama June's boyfriend, Geno Doak? Here are a few things to know.

  • 1. He's a business owner.

    Mama June's man is good with his hands. (Well, maybe.) Geno is the CEO of G&J Home Improvements in Griffin, Georgia, proving this man is about his money -- and home remodels. Speaking of house updates, Geno remodeled Mama June's home in Hampton, Georgia.

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  • 2. He's a family man.

    Honey Boo Boo might not be the only breakout star for much longer! Geno has four children -- two boys and two girls -- to match Mama June's four kids.

    Pretty perfect, right?

  • 3. Geno and Mama June briefly dated back in 2015.


    While From Not to Hot fans have come for Geno -- saying Mama June's man looks "creepy," among other things -- it doesn't seem like Doak is in it for the fame or fortune. The pair reportedly met through mutual friends and briefly gave love a try back in 2015 before rekindling their romance in early 2016. 

  • 4. He doesn't watch reality TV.

    Yup, it's true (or so he says!). Mama June once revealed to Us Weekly that her boyfriend Geno doesn't watch reality TV. "His kids knew [who I was] but he didn't," the 38-year-old reality star once revealed to the publication about Geno after being introduced to him through friends.

    "I was like, 'Did you live underneath a rock?' He was like, 'No.' He just doesn’t watch reality TV. I mean, you know, he does now watch the show, but he doesn't care two cents less about the cameras .... Outside of this [show], we are a very normal, everyday crazy bunch."
  • 5. Honey Boo Boo is a fan.

    Alana Honey Boo Boo Thompson
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    Although things between Mama June and Sugar Bear remain tense -- with Honey Boo Boo running away to spend time with her dad, Sugar Bear -- one thing is quite certain: This 12-year-old is a fan of Geno. "I'm very proud that Mama got with him because she smiles if you say anything about him," Honey Boo Boo once confessed to Us Weekly about Geno. "I'm like, 'Mama has been so happy!'"

  • 6. He gives good advice.

    Mama June boyfriend Geno Doak with Honey Boo Boo and Lauryn Pumpkin Shannon fiance
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    There's nothing quite like your beau holding you down. When Mama June felt like her life was "spiraling out of control," it was Geno who helped the reality star pick up her spirit with some pretty good advice.

    "What good can come out of worrying about Sugar Bear and what he does?" Geno told June during a From Not to Hot episode when she was worrying her custody battle with Sugar Bear. "Nothing, you can't change anything."

    (Sounds about right.)

  • 7. He refuses to rush into things.

    As awkward as it was to see Geno reject Mama June's request for him to move in on From Not to Hot, that kinda speaks to his character.

    "Yeah, so I can hear a bunch of screaming every day? Negative," Doak responded to June about needing to find a new place and the potential of him moving in. "Babe, you're going way too quick with that sh*t .... That's way too quick. Slow this sh*t down. I mean, I appreciate it ... but I just met the kids. No, I appreciate it, I really do, but I need an apartment."

  • Who knows what's in store for these two, but at least they seem happy.

    Guess we'll have to wait until the upcoming season to see how it all plays out!

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