Dave Turin is an American civil engineer who has been running his family’s rock quarry business along with his three brothers. He was in the business right from his college days and remained in it for 25 years. He gained experience and expertise in the mining business and was offered consultancy and collaboration by other mining firms. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Dave Turin in 2020.
Early life and biography:
Dave Turin was born on April 21, 1959, in Oregon. In his High School days, he was a good sportsperson and played football till his college days. He did his degree in civil engineering before he joined his family business of rock excavation.
Dave Turin joined a reality TV show ‘Gold Rush’ of Discovery Channel appearing in many seasons of the show as a mining expert and enthusiast.
Dave Turin married his High School friend Shelly, and they have three children. He has a happy family including two grandchildren, His hectic work schedule in mining, as well as a reality TV star, has not affected his family obligations.
Career awards and nominations:
Dave Turin, after completing his Civil Engineering studies joined his family business of rock quarrying. He worked with his father and three brothers and ran the business successfully for twenty-five years. His expertise paved the way for his joining the porcupine gold mining claim.
He became an active member of Hoffman Crew, a popular show run on ‘Gold Rush’ series on the Discovery Channel. Todd Hoffman took his advice in his first season of ‘Gold Rush’ regarding mess-up at Jim Nail Placer Mine. He decided to join the Hoffman crew full time as he thought it was a great opportunity.
He thought it was good for his career growth to gain further experience in mining as well as a participant of the reality series ‘Gold Rush’.
Dave Turin’s experience of using heavy machinery and moving around to keep miners safe was a valuable addition to the Hoffman’s venture. He had the expertise of operating construction equipment which was quite helpful to them. But the Guyana mining venture did not succeed much. Thereafter Dave Turin joined Dodge Brothers for some time, but later on, he rejoined Hoffman.
In the fifth and sixth season of “Gold Rush’, Dave Turin was instrumental in securing a large sum of Gold for Hoffman. This also resulted in addition to Dave Turin’s earnings.
In the seventh season, Dave Turin had a fist-fight with Trey Paulson, and after the incident, he resigned from the Hoffman crew and joined Fair Play Claims and ran the Sacrament Creek Claim.
Net worth and earnings:
Dave Turin’s net worth is estimated at $4 million. Most of his earnings come from his family business, his successful mining ventures with Todd Hoffman and other groups and his appearance in the show ‘Gold Rush’ for seven successful seasons.
He is also planning his own TV show in near future which his fans are eagerly waiting for.
Dave Turin did well academically by completing his Civil Engineering. This qualification along with the long experience gained by his family business of rock quarrying made him much sought after by mining enterprises who wanted his expertise to help their business grow. His successful mining ventures made him amply fit to be a star on the ‘Gold Rush’ reality show whose popularity grew along with his fortunes.