Fans of Southern Charm know that there has all the time been one unofficial cast member: Michael Kelcourse. Kelcourse is Southern Charm matriarch Patricia Altschul’s longtime butler. Kelcourse has been with Altschul for 17 years, she instructed a fan on Instagram.
Since Southern Charm premiered in 2014, Kelcourse has helped Altschul with each get together and each visitor. Southern Charm followers even take into account him an honorary cast member. From serving his well-known martinis to sanitizing all her packages to maintaining the Southern Charm males consuming, Kelcourse does all of it. Altschul not too long ago took to Instagram to share a little bit about his life and the place he lives.
Altschul posted a photo, as seen above, of an all-brick cottage and described his dwelling quarters. “People are interested in #michaelthebutler … he lives on this cottage on the property which was constructed within the late 1700’s. It was transformed and has a bed room and tub..lounge, eating space with a fire and a chef’s kitchen. We additionally added new warmth and air con.”
She added, “He has labored for me for 17 years and is answerable for the family employees. Michael educated in Europe as knowledgeable butler nonetheless we take into account him to be a member of the household… #southerncharm”
Altschul Shares Her Praise for Her Butler
Altschul hasn’t been shy about her admiration for her beloved butler. “I met with Michael instantly and persuaded him to come back work for me, at the same time as he was ending his duties within the Bostwick family,” Altschul wrote in her 2017 e book The Art of Southern Charm, per People.
She continued writing, “As anybody who watches Southern Charm is aware of, Michael is a consummate skilled: sensible, expert, and with impeccable style. Best of all, he has a killer humorousness—dry as my favourite martini.”
Altschul added that he was born in Michigan and found his ardour for serving others, per People. After working at a nursing dwelling after faculty, he ventured to New York the place he served the late Lillian Bostwick. Kelcourse then gained formal coaching in England and Ireland, Altschul instructed a fan on Instagram.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Altschul’s traditional hairstylist and Southern Charm cast member Madison LeCroy could not do Altschul’s hair. Kelcourse took the accountability and did her hair for her throughout quarantine, with even LeCroy sharing her praises.
Fans Were Eager for More Details on Kelcourse
Kelcourse’s quiet demeanor and delicate wit has made him a Southern Charm fan favourite. Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles star and accomplice to Josh Flagg, Bobby Boyd shared his praises for Kelcourse. Boyd commented on the photo of his home, “I am unable to wait to have one in all his well-known martinis by the pool.” Altschul appeared wanting to accommodate, replying, “we will certainly do this.”
Many followers chimed in asking extra questions in regards to the beloved Charleston butler. One fan asked, “Does he have days off?” Altschul replied, “weekends and three weeks yearly.” Another requested, “Beautiful home . Does all of the employees reside there?” Altschul assured the fan that the house was strictly for Kelcourse. Altschul additionally shared that she and Kelcourse have two separate addresses.