Jamie Hyneman is a renowned TV personality who has gained much fame through hosting a TV series known as Mythbusters in which he co-stars this series together with Adam Savage. He is also known to be very conversant with many entertainment and sporting activities such as being a boat captain, wilderness survival expert, animal wrangler, diver, linguist and robot builder.
He is always seen wearing a black beret together with a big mustache. Being a multifaceted person, his life is interesting as he is gifted in a great way. Keep reading this article to know more about the net worth of Jamie Hyneman in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Jamie Hyneman was born on 25th September in the year 1965 at Michigan in the United States. During his childhood, he was a very naughty boy even during his teenager which led him to leave his home causing him to hitchhike his all country. Jamie has one half-brother who is younger than him known as Craig.
He has graduated from the Indiana University through which he graduated with a degree in Russian Linguistics and later received an honorary doctor of Engineering on 25th November 2011 from the Villanova University. In addition to this, he also got another honorary doctorate degree due to the main role he played in making the University’s Science and Technology very popular at the University of Twente.
Jamie Hyneman met his wife by the name Eileen Walsh in the year 1984 at the Virgin Islands during which time he had his own sailboat diving charter business in the same place. His wife is a mathematics and science teacher making them a perfect match as they have the same passion in science.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Jamie Hyneman is the all-sided person who is gifted in so many things doing in each thing perfectly as it should be done. Before he embarked to the special effect industry, Jamie usually ran his own dive charter business which was located in the Caribbean. He has additionally worked form major companies and manufacturers on their commercial activities which used to produce soft drinks. An example of this is the can spitting vending machine which he did in 7up commercials as well as the two-wheeled football shoe which he did for the Nike lab commercials.
He has also featured in comedy industry at the comedy show known as Battlebots where he built and ran a robot known as Blendo. He has worked in several movies as an animatronics technician which include movies such as; Naked Lunch, Matrix Trilogy, and Flubber. He is an expert of the special effects through which he has worked as a special effects expert in Hollywood through which his first appearance as an expert in this field was in the 1980s where he was a crew member in the Top Gun.
Currently, he has his own special effect company known as M5 Industries located in San Fransisco through which they work on movies, toy prototyping, and other commercials. He plays a role of an Inspector in a TV series known as CSI: Crime Scene Investigations through which he has also featured in other series such as The Simpsons and in Disney’s Phineas. He has had several nominations of the Emmy Awards and has had great achievement in designing a famous Robotic Camera System which is known as Wavecam.
Net Worth & Earnings
Jamie Hyneman has an estimated net worth of $9.5 Million. This is from the exemplary earnings he makes from his successful career path which all began since the age of 14 years. Being a multifaceted person, he has had earnings in almost all the fields with his most earnings coming from his own special effects industry. In addition to this playing part in designing the aerial robotic camera system known as Wavecam which also played a major role in his earnings.
He is known for his wearing style which includes a black beret, button-up shirt which is long-sleeved and white in color, rimless glasses. He has a very creative character which makes him be very unique and which has made him have successes in all fields