Troy Landry, who has initially been referred to as ‘King of Swamp’ and he is a well-known professional alligator hunter who is located in Louisiana Swamp area. His earnings usually originate from hunting and also running his show that is dubbed ‘Swamp people.’ Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earnings of Troy Landry in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Troy Adam Landry was born in the year 1960 in Louisiana, US. He has continued to serve in the family business of the alligator hunting which was handed down to him as an inheritance from his parents, Myrtle Landry and Duffy. All the five generations of the family have continued to work with moss peddlers, trappers and lumberjacks.
He has two brothers namely, Bubba Landry and Guy. One of the brothers, Guy Landry, works in the Swamp with him. He is a family man, and his wife is Bernita Landry, who works as a school teacher. The couple has been married for thirty years, and they have three sons, Jacob, Chase and Brandon Landry.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Troy began working in Atchafalaya, a river basin of the Louisiana. He has been an expert and well experienced alligator hunter, and this is how he earned his living. With a bunch of co-workers and hunting, and they all work, and this was the point focus of a History Channel’s Show ‘Swamp People’, that is currently on its ninth season. This show focused on hunting of alligators in Swamp that needed to be controlled for safety of people and animals in that region.
Some of the work included the danger of being hurt or even being killed by alligators. This show began in the year 2010, and it was able to receive immense popularity in the year 2014 where Troy together with the fellow hunters together with his sons works together for gator hunting. Despite it being a very dangerous task, they do it with lots of passion and does make a living through it.
Despite the retiring age, he works and is now preparing to pass the responsibilities to the sons Chase and Jacob, but he is still training them. The hunters that do appear in the show are only allowed to catch a maximum alligators in each season. This kind of work normally requires special skills as it is a dangerous task.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Troy Landry is estimated to be over $2.5 million. His fortune has been generated from the various websites that he runs, and it includes ‘Swamp People’ and his business of Crawfishes has since risen high. He has been a professional hunter and currently works in Louisiana region together with his sons and the fellow hunters.
Troy has taken a career that would not be taken by many people. Together with his friends, they have appeared on this show, and they have displayed excellent skills. He also earns some bucks via the offshore business, and he lives happily together with his family with no signs of disunity.