For an average people the land of Yukon Territory in Canada was nothing more than a piece of property, but for this gold prospector, it was a mine of opportunities, and he made it big. Todd Hoffman initially invested in Oregon based aviation business, but after seeing its downfall, he gathered a group of six inexperienced friends in the quest to find gold in Yukon Territory of Canada and rest as they say is history. He is familiar as one of the casts on Discovery reality series “Gold Rush.”
Career and Professional Life:
After witnessing the fall of his aviation business, he turned to gold mining inspired by his father, Jack. After he turned his attention to gold mining, he then later starred in the Discovery show called “Gold Rush.” The show, which premiered on 3rd December 2010, has been one of the highest rated series on Discovery.
The recent seventh season of “Gold Rush” premiered on 14th October 2016; Todd’s crew collected more 1100 ounces of gold. In the show, he stars alongside his son, Hunter and wants him to understand the family values and work ethics.
His Salary and Net Worth:
The experienced campaigner in the “Gold Rush” uses his skill to dig the gold and find the best value for his find. The gold prospector put together the group of six friends and aimed to strike the gold. His sincere dedication towards his profession helped him summon a decent net worth of $400,000.
His net worth primarily relies on his gold extract, but he also earns a considerable amount of salary from the producers of “Gold Rush.”
Worried about Limelight in Family!!
Todd contradicts to other celebrities in this matter as he wants to keep his family away from the limelight. He never opened about his family and wife fearing the worst. But he grew up and now appears alongside his son Hunter in the show.
Caption: Photo of Todd and his wife Shawna posted on 28th November 2016
In an interview in October 2015, he revealed that he is married to wife, Shawna Huffman for 20 years and said that he wouldn't let his family go down the pot. But now, he posts pictures of his wife which showcases the chemistry that they have.
The couple is the parent to two children, elder son named Hunter and younger daughter Hudson. And since the sixth season, his son accompanies him in the quest to find gold.
During the interview with FOX News, he said that he was worried about him turning into another Miley Cyrus. He said that he wants to teach his children family values, and the fact that God exists.
Todd’s Short Bio and Family:
As per wiki sources, born in Germany, he took his first breath on 12th April 1969 which makes his age 48. He was born to gold prospector father Jack and mother, Georgia Hoffman. He also has a sister in his family named Tamra Hoffman. The veteran gold prospector belongs to white ethnicity and appears in dodgy look with a big beard. He possessed a tall height and buffed up physique.