Willie Robertson is an American businessman, contributor, author, and TV personality, who is best known as the current CEO of the ‘Duck Commander and Buck Commander’. You can also recognize him from his TV show ‘Duck Dynasty’. He is also popular for his look, which is always covered with a long beard. Here is a quick summary of Willie Robertson’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Willie Robertson Early Life
Willie Robertson was born as Willie Jess Robertson in 1972 on 22nd April to Phil Roberston and Kay Roberston. He was born and raised in Louisiana, USA. He grew up with two elder brothers named Jase and Alan, and one younger brother named Jep. He grew up in outdoors around Duck Commander, which was his father’s business. Willie wrapped his hand around the basic handlings and dealing with the business. He went to Northeast Louisiana University for his graduation. Then he got enrolled at Harding University.
Willie Robertson married his wife Korie Howard in 1992. The couple has six children named John Luke, Rowdy, Sadie, Will, Bella, and Rebecca. He is a countryman, who likes to enjoy most of his time with his family. This was one of the reasons why the show became so popular, as in the world full of Kardashians, Duck family felt like a fresh air of bliss to watch. People became huge fans of the show and started watching it regularly. They even were keen on investing in their merchandise lane, which just took their business to another level. Willie Robertson is also popular for his Christian faith, and blindly follows and preaches everything mentioned in the bible.
Willie Robertson Career, Awards & Achievement
Willie Robertson is the CEO of Duck Commander & Buck Commander. He is also an active contributor to Fox News. He starred in Reality show ‘Duck Dynasty’, which also featured his other cousins. The show ended this year in March after completing its 11 seasons. It was reported that the show made earnings of more than $80 million in 2013 in its first nine months through its advertising sales. The family then got inspired to launch a merchandise line, which also helped them in generating revenue of over $400 million.
He has appeared in movies and shows like ‘Billy the Exterminator’, ‘Last Man Standing’, ‘God’s Not Dead- Cameo appearance’, and ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’
Awards & Achievements
In 2011, Willie Robertson was honored with the ‘Governor’s Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence’ in West Monroe at a warehouse of Duck Commander. Willie Robertson has also been nominated for Teen Choice Awards in 2013.
Net Worth of Willie Robertson
Willie Robertson has an estimated net worth of more than $20 million. He has made most of his net worth with the help of his regular salary as a CEO. He also made millions through his TV show and its merchandise lane. The show turned him into a celebrity which landed several endorsement deals in his lap.
Willie Robertson is an inspiration for kids who are blessed to have been born into financially stable business oriented families. He didn’t misuse his father’s trust or his business. Instead, he ensured to bring something more to the plate, by adding new ideas in his family business which has helped it in growing bigger and better. Today Duck Commander, which used be a small outdoor business has transformed into a billion dollar empire. Sadly the show has ended now, and we are definitely going to miss looking at his long ZZ Top-style beard and hearing his southern country voice. He is also popular for donning bandana of different designs, colors, and patterns on his long shiny hair.