Not every individual dream of getting married and having children, some finds bliss in living a single life and staying intact with nature. Such is the story of the legendary man Eustace Conway, who never dreamt of spending an ordinary life and has been living in a parcel of land in the Blue Ridge Mountains for ages.
How Much Is Eustace Conway's Net Worth?
The 59 years old naturalist Eustace Conway reportedly enjoys an enormous net worth of around $200 thousand. He summoned the massive amount primarily from the earnings from his television show, ‘Mountain Men.' Similarly, his earnings from the environmental education center, ‘Turtle Island Preserve,’ and other projects must have contributed to his net worth.
And just to let you know, the 1000 acre (4.0 km2) Turtle Island Preserve in Boone, North Caroline, is owned by him. He had founded the environmental education center back in 1987.
He has been the book's subject named ‘The Last American Man’ by Elizabeth Gilbert, ‘Adventures In the Simple Life’ by Sarah Vowel, and on the show ‘The American Life’ by Ira Glass.
Eustace rose to prominence after appearing in History Channel’s television show, ‘Mountain Men.' The show, which first premiered on 31 May 2012, presents his daily life and chorus and his preparations of food for the coming winter from the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.
With over thirty years in the field, the work has done damage to his body. As it seems, he has also slowed down on his own relentless terms. He has now started to try the weekend thing. So it hints that he might be retiring anytime soon; however, he is still working.
Is Eustace Conway Married?
Eustace Conway, 59, is among those rare individuals who seem entirely contented with his single life.
He left home while he was seventeen and hasn’t followed a mundane life prioritizing family and relationships since then. Instead, he attempts to stay close to nature and finds bliss in taking care of his home, Turtle Island, and the things around him.
Maybe his peaceful and sacred living is the reason why he never felt the importance of getting married and having a wife. He seems to believe that he doesn’t need a wife or partner when he is self-sufficient and finds oneness with nature.
Eustace Conway in the History channel series, Mountain Man (Photo: YouTube)
The American naturalist resides in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. He defines his North Carolina nature home as the Turtle Island. He hosts some survival skills and uses some ancient techniques to collect firewoods. While in North Carolina, History Channel's reality series, Mountain Man followed the adventure of his towards nature and his single life.
Besides, his single life also enables people to raise suspicion that he might be gay. But Eustace has neither talked about his sexuality nor has shown the traits that resemble the doubt. As of July 2018, the featured personality of the Mountain Man is reportedly unmarried.
Decision To Leave His Family
Eustace was born to his parents Karen Conway and Eustace Robinson Conway III. He has three siblings: Judson Conway, Martha Conway, and Walton Conway.
However, he is not in touch with his family as he decided to choose a primitive lifestyle like the fellow American naturalist, Mike Dodge. Mick also left his family and became a nomad developing survival skills and gathering the woods and berries on his adventure on the Hoh Rain Forest of the Pacific Northwest.
Leaving Columbia's home and his family in 1978, Eustace decided to hike the entire Appalachian Trail and bond with nature.
Eustace Conway was born on 15 September 1961 in Columbia, South Carolina. The American naturalist was at the age of 17 when he left his home to live in a tent in the woods.
He has received a bachelor's degree in Anthropology and English from Appalachian State University. He possesses American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.