Who is Simon Keys? Know his Bio, Career, Net worth, Personal life, Early life

January 6, 2019Who is Simon Keys? Know his Bio, Career, Net worth, Personal life, Early life

Who is Simon Keys?

Fascinated by a creature from which everyone turns their heads-Simon Keys is a professional catcher of the snake. He is famous as the snake-wrangling star of Nat Geo's Snake City-a factual series that follows his adventures in South Africa to catch and relocate snakes. Most people think it's a good idea to stay away from snakes, spiders and all other crawls, but Simon Keys is not like most people. His passion for reptiles began in November 2014 when he was a young boy and translated into the hit TV show Snake City.

After that show, he has charmed his way into the lives of snake lovers all over the world with his expertise in handling some of the most dangerous creatures in the world. Ake sanctuary in Dunstable, Bedfordshire with over 80 double-locked snacks. And he runs a snake rescue service in South Africa. In addition to his unique job and hobby, he also works as a diver and tattoo artist.

In the Early life Simon Keys

Simon Paul Keys is a Hertfordshire British native who was born on 15 July 1974. Since his childhood, he was fascinated by reptiles.

In the Career of Simon Keys

Simon Keys at National Geographic

Fig: Simon Keys at National Geographic

He was passionate about reptiles from an early age and involved in the catching of newts and lizards. This fascination has led him to have an enormous collection of reptiles throughout his life. The passionate serpent lover at the age of 30 ran one of England's largest exotic serpent companies from taipans and vipers to rattlesnakes, kraits, and mambas. He soon turned his passion into a job of saving snakes with his expert knowledge of snake handling and reptile behavior-he opened a snake rescue service in South Africa.

Simon and his wife rescuing the snake

Fig: Simon and his wife rescuing the snake

He takes the dangerous snakes of the world out of the city and returns them to their habitat. Not only does it educate the people and help them to understand the nature of this fearful creature.

Who is Simon Keys' wife?

Simon Keys with his wife Siouxsie Gillett

Fig: Simon Keys with his wife Siouxsie Gillett

When it comes to the love life of the serpent-savior, he met someone who shares the same passion and purpose in life as him–SAVING SNAKES. In 2013, he met his wife Siouxsie, who is a herpetologist, and since then, the couple has spent their lives together with their reptilian serpent family.

Simon met his wife through the venomous snake community of the United Kingdom when he began working in a reptile store managed by Siouxsie. The heavily tattooed couple has several venomous snakes in their sanctuary, including three western rattlesnakes, Malayan Viper. In 2014, they even played together in the Nat Geo TV show Snake in the City.

Simon Keys and his wife Siouxsie

Fig: Simon Keys and his wife Siouxsie

Both he and his wife are divorced; Simon ended up in divorce with Nadine, his first wife, who appeared on the Nat Geo TV show in the first season but soon left. While Siouxsie was once married to Mark Amey (zoologist), with whom she had more than 100 exotic creatures in a suburban home. Simon and Siouxsie are a couple of goals for all thrill - seekers, not for the light-hearted people!

How much is Simon Keys' net worth?

He turned this passion into a profession when he spent almost his whole life breeding and collecting snacks. He charges the equivalent of £ 15 per call to save snacks, although he cannot make much of his salary. And to meet the ends, he makes fortune as a tattoo artist and diver, which also adds to his net value.


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