The Discovery Channel's ‘Gold Rush’ is worth watching ever since the presence of Tony Beets. From pirate gold to royal jewels, the search of missing treasures has always captivated the audiences with shrouded stories of the mysteriously lost treasures. And apart from that, the techniques of Tony and his team for extracting gold has always intrigued the fans.
Tony Beets is a legendary gold miner of Klondike. The man left his native land, Netherland, almost 30 years ago to settle in Canada and worked at Paradise Hill on the Paradise Hill claim. He got his work recognition after being the part of reality television series, ‘Gold Rush’ in its fourth season in 2013.
This hit television program airs on Discovery Channel and is affiliated worldwide. The program follows up various family running mine companies with their gold mining efforts in Klondike, Canada.
Tony's Controversies And Charges
Tony made quite a headline back in 2015 after he was charged with violation of the Territory’s Walters Act. In the episode aired in February 2015, gasoline was poured into a dredge pond and was lit on fire.
The television personality was later charged under the Yukon Walters Act for not reporting the stunt and also got the order to fill the fine of $31000 for improperly disposing of waste and failing to report the improper disposal.
How Much Is Tony Beet’s Net Worth?
Tony flew to Canada with his family to find better career opportunities. Today, Tony runs a mining business, Tamarack Mine, and hires many local teenagers to work as a gold digger.
The reality star has earned enough of fame and fortune from mining business, and as of 2018, his net worth is calculated to be around $15 Million.
Personal Life: Marriage and Wife Details
Tony is more than fortuitous in getting Minnie Beets as his wife. The couple began dating when Minnie was 20-years-old. Although the lovebirds have kept their marriage details under a wrap, according to the Discovery Channel, they tied the knot a couple of years after dating.
Minnie was not dependent only on her husband’s income. She worked in home health care in Canada and is working as the bookkeeper at Paradise Hill for the last ten years. The lady has always been a great wife and more than that, an understanding partner.
Married Life With Children
The pair has been blessed with two sons Kevin and Mike Beets and two daughters named Monica and Bianca Beets. Kevin was born in 1988, and Mike was born just two years later in 1990.
While the birth information of Bianca Beats is missing, it is their daughter Monica (born 1993) who is following her father’s profession in gold mining. Here is a picture shared by Tony on the graduation day of his son along with his wife, Minnie, and daughter, Monica.
Tony's family photo posted on May 19, 2016 (Photo: Facebook)
Talking about Tony's family, he was raised on a farm. At the age of 15, Tony’s father Klaus Beets became disabled and could not work at their farm any longer. Klaus later lost his life because of the physical torment of his body.
Things were even more difficult for Tony and his mother, Magda Beets. Without having the prominent member of the family, sustaining life was difficult, but they labored hard and survived their living.
His Short Bio
The reality star, Tony Beets is 58 years of age. As per wiki, Tony Beets was born on December 15, 1959, in Netherland. Tony, who belongs to Caucasian ethnicity, stands tall at a height suiting his personality.