Chad Prather

Chad Prather is an American humorist and motivational speaker known for a series of YouTube videos in which he comments on life, right leaning politics and current events. His video “Unapologetically Southern” went viral in 2015.


In 2013 Prather was approached by fledgling television network Ride TV about potentially hosting a humor, travel show called “It’s My Backyard“. While working on the show Prather began to use social media outlets to promote the program. He is best known for his viral YouTube video “Unapologetically Southern,” which was featured on Fox News and in Country Living Magazine.

Prather has also appeared in other media outlets including Fox and FriendsMSNCNNand Nash Country Weekly. Prather has been referred to as an armchair philosopher. He often wears a cowboy hat and speaks to the camera from the cab of his truck.


Prather is married to Jadrien Berry Prather and they reside in Burleson, Texas. He has four children from a previous marriage and one step-son.