Gator Boys Jimmy Riffle's wiki, Career, Net worth, Personal life, Childhood, Facts
Who is Jimmy Riffle?
Jimmy Riffle is a well - known Alligator Wrestler and a TV personality best known for his work on Gator Boys airing on the Animal Planet. In the show, we can see him working with his business partner Paul Bedard, and together they publicize the alligators ' rescue effort.
The early life of Jimmy Riffle
Riffle was born on August 10 in Plantation, Florida. He belongs to American nationality and white ethnicity. Detailed family information cannot be retrieved from any sources, but he has a brother named Andy Riffle who is working on the show with him.
Riffle attended school at the South Plantation High School and began volunteering in Florida's exotic forests at the age of 11. There, he learned to behave close to animals, to respect and control them. He has a pretty impressive height that is ideally suited to his job as an alligator wrestler. He studied at the alligator Zoo Native Village in Hollywood under Mike "Skeet" Johns.
The Career progression of Jimmy Riffle
Riffle was quite a child; since he was only 11 years old, he has been working with exotic and native wildlife. He was mentored at the Alligator Zoo Native Village in Hollywood, Florida, by Mike Skeet Johns. He taught him best of all about how to live off the land and wildlife. He used his spare time to learn minute details of wild animals through various experts. He was a fast learner who made him the manager of the native village in such a young age. He has an unrivaled ability to handle almost any hazardous reptile with ease. Skeet was like his second dad who passed away in 2005. Following his footsteps, Riffle now operates Gator Boys Alligator Rescue.
Fig: Jimmy Riffle with alligator
Boys Alligator Rescue, he's the co-owner. The crew is indulging in six boys, Jimmy Riffle, Andy Riffle, Tre Huntoon, Scott Cohen, Paul Bedard, Christopher Gillette and two girls, Ashley Lawrance, and Sara Barber. Their main job is to go after the endangered and nuisance gators in Florida, Mexico, Lousiana, and Mississippi. They safely rescue and move them to the Everglades Holiday Park before trappers, kill and sell the animals for their skin and meat. Their primary focus is on providing good information about gators so that normal people can have a better understanding of them. Together with his brother Andy and Gator Boys, he often travels around performing an Alligator wrestling roadshow.
Jimmy Riffle's Net worth and salary
According to the 2017 celebrity net, Jimmy Rifle is said to have a net worth of $500,000. The exact amount of salary is unknown, but according to sources, they earn about $12 to $15 a foot per gator. So if they've trapped a 10-foot gator, they'll get $120 to $150. So the average wage becomes $42,000. He also owns Old Florida BBQ restaurant in Davie, FL which is also one of his sources of income.
Is Jimmy Riffle married? In his Personal life
A brave TV star Riffle, known for humanely trapping animals with his bare hands, can quickly catch media and viewers' attention. His fans are growing throughout the country day by day. Especially young people are crazy about his strong attributes. With his good physique and his heroic ability to grab the alligators, many girls might have followed riffle. He might even have many suggestions for dating that come and go.
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Well, it's quite clear that he's already found his life's love. Bara barber, who is one of the gator rescuers she has been with him on several occasions, is not only his girlfriend but a partner in everything. He posts various pictures with her in his social sites. He also shared a picture with a baby that looks like his little kid. However, the couple has not yet married, but are engaged.
Facts about Jimmy Riffle
- When he was 18 years of age. He had a 9-foot long alligator bite him in his right thumb, and it held on for about eight minutes. His right thumb would have gone if his mentor Skeet hadn't jumped in for a rescue.
- He is also active in different social media sites one can follow in his Instagram, Facebook and Twitter Account.
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