How Much Is Animal Planet Star Dr. Jeff Young's Net Worth? Details About His Show and Career!

News by Riya Published on 16 Nov,2017 Updated on 23 Jul,2019

They say most veterinary dreams start long before the training does.Take Dr. Jeff Young for example. He knew he was going to be a veterinarian since his childhood. 

Having made his childhood dream of saving animal lives come true, Dr. Jeff is now one of the most renowned vets globally. His TV show Dr. Jeff Rocky Mountain Vet (2015-2017) is a widely loved animal related show. 

With a decades-long career in veterinary and his hit show in Animal Planet, Dr.Jeff Young has made not only fans, name, and fame but also a considerable amount of money. How much is his net worth? Let's find out. 

How Much Is Dr. Jeff Young's Net Worth-Animal Planet

Star of the Animal Planet show Rocky Mountain and the savior of many animals in real life, Dr. Jeff, has a net worth of $200 thousand. Guess it is a good life when not only your earning is handsome, but you have a heart of gold as well! 

The star of Dr. Jeff. Double Dose, Dr. Jeff Young

The star of Dr. Jeff. Double Dose, Dr. Jeff Young 

Also, according to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, the salary of Veterinary doctors starts from $17.72 and goes up to $62.47 per hour. And, given that Young is almost a celebrity doctor, Young's pay is naturally higher. 

Dr.Jeff Young with a wolf on Dr. Jeff. Rocky Mountain Vet

Dr.Jeff Young with a wolf on Dr. Jeff. Rocky Mountain Vet

His show  Dr. Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet which he achieved by impressing its producer with a great speech brings in quite some money for the doctor. 

 Dr. Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet: Everything You Need To Know

Dr. Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet came to become a show in Animal Planet after the producer got impressed by his speech on YouTube, and couldn't stop himself talking to Jeff about the show.

Dr. Jeff performing the surgery in Dr. Jeff  Rocky Mountain Vet

When asked, Dr. Jeff thought that this could be the platform for him to talk about spaying/neutering

In his words

So, I said, Yeah, I’d be interested, but I am controversial. You may want to look at my Facebook because I tend to piss off humane societies and I tend to piss off veterinarians.

Also, he added

They evidently looked at it because they called me back two or three hours later and said, We’ll be there next week.

The first season of the show didn’t do that well financially, but they continued with the show. The second season did great and now it is one of the most-viewed programs in Animal Planet with an average of 1.3 million viewers per episode.

Quick Facts:

  •  America's busiest veterinarian Dr. Jeff Young was diagnosed with cancer after he was discovered with an 8cm mass in his lungs.
  • Dr. Jeff graduated from School of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University in 1989.
  • Dr. Jeff is a married man and is happily living with his wife Petra who also works in the clinic.
  • He and Petra share three daughters and seven grandchildren.
  • One of his daughters, Melody, also works with him in his clinic.