Willie Robertson Career and Net Worth
Willie Robertson Career and Net Worth, Who is the richest person on Duck Dynasty? are presented in this write-up
Willie Robertson is an American entrepreneur, reality TV star, author and CEO. He has approximately $45 million in net worth as of this writing. He is the son of Phil Robertson, the founder of the hunting accessories company Duck Commander. Willie and his family rose to international fame courtesy their extremely popular A&E reality TV show “Duck Dynasty”. The show premiered in March 2012 and went on to produce 131 episodes over 11 season before it came to an end in March 2017. Willie earned about $400 million in gross revenues.
Willie Robertson Early Life
Willie Jess Robertson was born on April 22, 1972 in Bernice, Louisiana. Willie came three days prior to his father’s 26th birthday. His parents are Phil Robertson and Kay Robertson. He has two older brothers- Alan and Jesse and a younger brother called Jep. Very expected, Willie grew up around hunting and in mostly outdoors. Willie at a very young age dedicated himself to his father’s business- Duck Commander. He went to Harding University after which he proceeded to Northeast Louisiana University and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in business.
Willie Robertson Duck Commander
Duck Commander was founded in 1972 by Willie’s father, Phil. It grew into a multi-million dollar venture. Duck commander specialized in the manufacture of a variety of popular huntin-related products like duck decoys, duck calls, cooking DVDs and apparel. Willie runs the business with his brother Jase, his father, mother Miss Kay, Uncle Si and wife Korie. Duck Commander started out in the 1980s and 1990s as a small-time mom-and-pop operation with their living room serving at a make-shift office. His father invented the signature Duck Commander Call in the year 1972 raking in $8,000 in revenue that year. The figure quickly jumped to $500,000 as the business gained popularity among hardcore hunters. Willie leveraged his knowledge in business and sales to move the company out of the living room into a befitting office.
Willie Robertson Duck Dynasty
“Duck Dynasty” premiered on March 21, 2012 and went on to produce 131 episodes over 11 season. The final episode of the series aired on March 29, 2017. At its peak, it was one of the most popular shows on television. It aired in over 40 countries and attracted millions of viewers for every episode. Duck Commander remains a successful business empire today. It sells 600,000 duck calls annually in addition to their popular DVDs, books and other merchandise. The Robertson family describe themselves as “redneck millionaires”. Who is the richest person on Duck Dynasty? Willie is the richest with about $40 million in net worth
Willie Robertson Personal Life
Willie has been married to Korie Robertson since 1992. The couple have six children. Three of the children are their own biological children- Sadie, John Luke and Bella. The remaining are foster children.