Jeremy Wade Biography
- Age: 45 years old
- Birth Nation: United Kingdom
- Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
- Birth Sign: Leo
- Name: Jeremy Wade
- Birth Name: Jeremy John Wade
- Nationality: English
- Birth Place/City: Suffolk
- Ethnicity: White Ethnicity
- Profession: TV Presenter,author
- Net Worth: 1.5 million US Dollars
- Eye Color: Blue
- Hair Color: Salt and Pepper
- Face Color: White
- Married to: N/A
- Education: University of Bristol
- Awards: Not Yet
- Online Presence: Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia
- TV Show: River Monsters 15
Jeremy Wade is a famous British television presenter, biologist, and author of books on angling. To be more precise on Jeremy Wade, he is a multi-talented person. He has also worked as a tour leader, teacher, art tutor, a translator, public relations consultant, dishwasher and as a newspaper reporter.
Jeremy Wade is also known as River Monster Hunter as he explores the rivers with river monsters like crocodiles, pythons etc in the series River Monsters basically in Congo and Amazon forests, which are the tropical rain forests rich in biodiversity and is known for the running the Jungle Hooks aired from Animal Planet.
Early Life and Education
Wade was born on March 23, 1956, in Suffolk, England. His father was a vicar there.
Wade has graduated from Bristol University with the degree in zoology. He has a post graduate teaching certificate in biological science from the University of Kent.
Wade has also worked as a secondary school biology teacher while at Kent. He can speak several languages besides his mother tongue English. He is fluent in Portuguese as well and can also speak French and Spanish.
Wade began fishing since his early age. As a child, he used to fish along the river banks of Suffolk’s River Stour. The hobby later turned into a passion. When he grew up, he began to travel the world searching for the different distinct species of rivers available on the different parts of the world. He made his first trip to India’s mountain river in the year 1982 in search of the fish species.
Wade has visited different places and mostly he has made a number of trips in the Congo and Amazon rain forest as it is the tropical rain forest rich in several types of natural biodiversities. With the help of local fishermen, he has been able to find many of the fish species.
In the year 2014, Wade made his acting debut appearing the movie Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys in the role of Lamprey expert. Before, this, he had covered the Lampreys in the River Monsters episode of Vampires of the Deep. The movie has made the episode as its reference where Jeremy has allowed himself to be bitten by the Lampreys to test on their abilities.
Wade has published two books titled Somewhere down the Crazy River in the year 1994 with Boote P and River Monsters: True Stories of the Ones that Didn’t Get Away in 2011.
Talking about his personal life, the information regarding his marriage or wife or children is still under review. He has not disclosed any information about his love affair having a girlfriend in the past.
However, his personal website www.jeremywade.co.uk suggests he is still unmarried. Perhaps, he does not want the public to know about his personal life and family matters keeping them into a low profile.
Wade is fond of traveling and fishing. He has spent several years fishing in Brazil due to which he has been fluent in Portuguese. Besides having the experience of traveling, he was also detained as a suspected spy, suffered from Malaria, threatened from the gunpoint and survived a plane crash. The awful experiences so far in the life of a person. However, this also proves, he is a brave one.
Wade is a daring personality. He has earned a great amount of salary from his work. His current net worth is $1.5 million. He is paid well for his appearance in River Monsters.
- Last modified : 07 July, 2017
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