Who is Willie Robertson? Today we are going to cover a man who does his best as an entrepreneur, author, CEO of Duck and Buck Commander, and Tv personality. Robertson’s net worth in 2020 is said to be $20,000,000. He became a popular figure in society due to his appearance on Duck Dynasty, a reality Tv show that airs on A&E.
Willie was born on April 22nd’ 1972, at the Tri-Ward General Hospital found in Bernice, Louisiana. The father and mother of Robertson are called Phil Robertson and Marsha Kay Carroway Robertson, respectively. He has four brothers, two older and one younger than him and a young sister. They are called Jase, Alan, Jep, and Phyllis.
As a child, he used to hunt and doing outdoor activities. Besides, he was spending lots of time at Duck Commander. During his time at the business, he used to build duck calls and handle business calls. Duck Commander is his father’s business.
His nickname is Boss Hog, due to the fact he loves wearing a white suit jacket similar to Boss Hog, a character in The Dukes of Hazzard.
Robertson went to Harding University, but his graduation was at the University of Louisiana at Monroe with a degree in business.
Robertson’s Weight and Height
Willie is 5ft and 7inches tall. He also weighs 187 pounds.
The CEO of Duck Commander and Buck Commander is a staunch Christian. Presently, he is a worshipper at Churches of Christ. The church has approximately two million members globally, but half of them are in the U.S.A.
Born in a business family, his interest in business started while he was a child as said before Willie took much time in his father’s business and was helping out in small tasks. Later he did a degree in business that made him expand the family business Duck Commander from an outdoor enterprise to a multimillion-dollar company.
With the growth of the business, Willie began a reality Tv show known as Duck Dynasty that was airing on A&E between 2012 to 2017. The Tv show was about how Robertson’s family became successful due to their family business.
That made Robertson venture into another business called Buck Commander. The company deals with the sale of different merchandise such as DVDs, clothes, hats, Deer Calls, and many other activities. Later, he also began a Tv show called Buck Commander. Buck Commander, the business, and the show had a deal with Under Armour, a sports apparel company.
Willie Robertson Career
As an avid entrepreneur, Willie has also featured on different reality shows. Some of the films he’s acted include;
- Billy the Exterminator
- Last Man Standing
- Duck Dynasty
- Buck Commander
- God’s Not Dead
- Duck Commander
Willie the Author
Another income-generating business Robertson is writing books. The following are some of the books written by Willie.
- American Entrepreneur
- American Fisherman
- American Hunter
- Duck Commander
- The Duck Commander Family
In 1992 Willie and Korie tied the knot, and to date, they have six kids. Bella, Sadie, and John are their biological children. For the other three children, two are adopted while the other is a foster child. The adopted children are called Christian Faith and Willie Alexander.
The foster daughter is known as Rebecca, who is from Taiwan and started living with Willie’s family when she got an exchange program to study in the U.S.
Willie Robertson Net Worth
Estimated to be worth $20,000,000, Willie has been to earn a majority of his from the business venture.
It is reported that Duck Dynasty grossed over $80,000,000 from adverts. Willie, together with his family, decided to start a product line with brought an earning of more than $400,000,000.
Being the CEO of Duck Commander and Buck Commander, Robertson is also paid for his work. Robertson, his wife, and children live in West Monroe, Louisiana, in a twenty-one acre home. In the house, they stay with John Luke’s family. John is the son of Willie.
The businessman owns a 2014 Ford F-150. The first vehicle he bough is the 1984 Ford Mustang. However, he was taught how to drive using a 1985 Chevy Custom. Another car he owns is the 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 and a Jeep Comanche.
Willie Robertson Commendation and Awards
A declaration by Harding University in 2014 commended Willie and Korie as outstanding young alumni of the institution. The same year Bobby Jindal the then Governor of Louisiana, awarded Robertson with inaugural governor’s award for entrepreneurial excellence. This event took place in a warehouse owned by Duck Commander.
On April 26th, 2020, a man called Daniel King Jr. shot about ten bullets towards Robertson’s home. No one got injured, but Daniel was arrested and charged with aggravated assault by drive-by shooting and neglect of family. One of the bullets went through the bedroom window of his son John who lives with his wife and child.
This is all for today about Willie Robertson. Until next time adios.