Dr. Pol is a life savior for so many animals as he has served as a Veterinarian. He gained popularity with the reality television series “The Incredible Dr. Pol”. “Nat Geo Wild” channel telecast this show. This hugely successful show started back in 2011, and till now it is running. Dr. Pol seeks to help the poor, ill, injured animals and give them treatment with care. Let’s find out how much the net worth of Dr. Pol is in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Dr. Jan-Harm Pol was born on 4th September 1942 in Drenthe, Netherlands. He belonged to the Caucasian ethnicity. Dr. Pol was raised in a simple dairy farm family, and here he looked after animals. He has two brothers and two sisters. They played with the country animals there and spent time in the lap of the Mother Nature. Dr. Pol pursued his studies from Utrecht University in veterinary medicine. He was graduated with a DVM degree.
Dr. Pol married his girlfriend, Diane in 1967. The couple moved to the U.S in 1971 and then after a few days they shifted to a place at Harbor Beach in Michigan. They have two adopted daughters Kathy and Diane and one adopted son Charles. Polis was unable to differentiate between the colors brown and green as he is color-blind. He is a keen car collector. Till now he owns a 1981 ‘Back to Future’ De Lorean, 1937 ‘Rolls Royce’ and a 1999 ‘Plymouth Prowler’. Volkswagen was his first car.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Pol has worked for many other veterinarians for ten years. In 1981, he started his own private clinic ‘Pol Veterinary Services’ in Weidman, Michigan. Currently, his clinic has over 22,000 clients. Dr. Pol is very active in charities and social works too. He efficiently follows the tagline “Charity begins at home”. The Dutch doctor is specialized for treatment of pigs, goats, cows and many other animals.
In April 2015, Michigan Board of Veterinary Medicine charged him a fine of amount $500. The medical board had found negligence in his treatment of a dog that was struck by a car in 2011. In fact, his license was also on probation for the violation of minimal standards of care. However, these decisions and actions were withdrawn as the owners of the dog were satisfied with the treatment. His biggest achievement was when he wrote a book titled ‘Never Turn Your Back on an Angus Cow: My Life as a Country Vet’.
Net Worth & Earnings
Dr. Pol was the main casts of the reality show “The Incredible Dr. Pol” along with his family members. He has earned a hefty amount from this show. For every episode, he earned $30,000. Dr. Pol’s estimated net worth is $1.5 million.
Overall, Dr. Pol is an outstanding veterinarian. He has shown his passion and dedication to treating the poor and needy animals with affection. His reality show “The Incredible Dr. Pol” television series has broken all the previous records of “Nat Geo Wild” channel. His dedication towards his work has made him so much famous. He has a total of 57.4K followers on Instagram, 699K followers on Facebook and 45.2K followers on Twitter.