Facts of Troy Landry
|Full Name:||Troy Landry|
|Birth Date:||June 9, 1960|
|Profession:||TV personality, Alligator Hunter|
|Height:||5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)|
|Married||Bernita Landry (26th of September 1981)|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
|Salary||$10,000 to $30,000|
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
|Birth Place||Pierre Part, Louisiana|
|Siblings||Bubba Landry, Guy Landry|
|Kids||Jacob Adam Landry, Chase Landry and Brandan Landry|
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An American TV personality & alligator hunter, Troy Landry who is popular for a reality show, Swamp People which was first broadcasted on History channel on August 22, 2010. In the show, Landry was cast with such personalities; Liz Cavalier, Jacob Landry, Chase Landry, R.J. Molinere, Jay Paul Molinere, and other crews.
The show details the daily life activities of alligator hunters living in the swamps of the Atchafalaya River Basin. The 10th season of the show was premiered on January 31, 2019.
American citizen, Troy Landry was born on June 9, 1960. The TV journalist’s birthplace is Pierre Part, Louisiana, United States. He is based on white ethnical background. Landry was birthed to the parents; his father, Duffy Landry, and mother, Mrytle Landry.
His parent is the perfect example for everyone who is together for years. Occasionally, Troy Landry’s father and mother appeared on his famous show as well. His height is 5.9 foot i.e 1.75 m tall, and his body weight is 88 kg.
Hunting Knowledge since Childhood
Troy shared his childhood with his two brothers namely they are Bubba Landry and Guy Landry. His brother, Guy sometimes works with him in the show. Troy has a nephew called Holden Landry who works as the deckhand for his cousin Chase. Since childhood, Troy had a keen interest in hunting and knew how to safely hunt crocodiles and other such animals.
He grew up in a family of crocodile hunters, shrimpers, trappers, lumberjacks, and moss peddlers. Landry is the fifth generation in the alligator hunting business. From an early age, Troy was taught how to hunt and it was only natural to have continued the family business.
Hunting is not only business for Troy Landry, even helps people to promote hunting activities into a leading TV series. His TV show has been the most-watched since 2010 on the History Channel.
Troy Landry’s Wife with Family in a Wooden House
An American Alligator Hunter, Troy is a married man from wife Bernita Landry. Landry and Bernit are married and together since September 1981. They are the proud parents of three kids, Jacob Adam Landry, Chase Landry, and Brandan Landry. However, Brandon is not Troy’s son who was birthed from his mother’s previous relationship.
Troy’s wife, Bernita was born on 6th July 1958. Previously, she served as a teller at Patterson State Bank from the year 1975 to 1982. She attended and studied Patterson High School located in the town of Patterson in Stanislaus County, California. Bernita is also a schoolteacher and serves as a publicist for the History Channel.
As a hunter, Landry spends his time on his boat fishing and catching and selling them. Troy and his wife with family reside in a wooden house which they made themselves, it’s their dream house as well.
Brandon’s Rumor to be Dead
The 59 aged hunter, Troy’s wife Brandon Landry had been a part of a rumor that she died during one of the family adventures. However, that is absolutely a rumor which was just a big misunderstanding. There was an obituary with the same name. That rumor had come because that man was also from a southeastern U.S, Louisiana.
What is the Net Worth of Troy Landry?
The famous tv personality has estimated his net worth in millions amount. As per the source, Troy Landry has an accumulated net worth of around $2 million. In the estimation of his net worth, the main source of it is salaries which receive from his show, Swamp People.
Besides this, he receives a salary for playing as a cast in “Swamp Mysteries with Troy Landry“. The exact salary for Troy Landry is unknown but as per the source, as an alligator hunter can make between $10,000 to $30,000 per episode.
In the case of him, he might be receiving the same range of salary from his profession. According to Business Insider, the Landry family was making $25,000 per show in 2012. Troy’s other source of income is from alligator selling. Averagely, he sells it for $160-$180 if the skin is perfect.
Who much Do “Swap People” Members get Salary?
“Swap People” is not a single person show, since its first episode fro August 22, 2010, it has has been featured many crew members such as Liz Cavalier, Jacob Landry, Chase Landry, R.J. Molinere, Jay Paul Molinere and many more.
The show has included hundreds of cast and team members. Talking about their salary for per episode which is not known in an exact figure. As per a reliable source, on an average, the top cast members might earn between around $5,000-$45,000 per episode. Most of them, Troy’s children such as Jacob Landry and Chase Landry might earn over $3,000 per show.
Troy’s Hunting and TV Career
Troy Landry is an American аllіgаtоr huntеr and TV personality who began his career wоrkіng іn thе Аtсhаfаlауа rіvеr bаѕіn оf Lоuіѕіаnа. Allіgаtоr hunting is his main profession from which he collects money fоr hіѕ daily lіvіng. Even, he mainly works with a huge team and cast members on thе Ніѕtоrу Сhаnnеl “Ѕwаmр Реорlе“.
The show is currently running on 9th ѕеаѕоn. Landry told in an interview that hе used to catch 82 аllіgаtоrѕ іn а dау with аn аvеrаgе lеngth оf 8 аnd а hаlf fееt lоng аllіgаtоrѕ. It is so challenging for everyone. Being the most-watched show, people felt the show to develop аn аrсаdе-ѕtуlе gаmе and programmed it in a game named “Сhооt’Еm Аngrу Ѕwаmр” іn whісh Тrоу іѕ fеаturеd.