Tony Beets Biography
|Date of Birth:||1959 , December-15|
|Age:||58 years old|
|Height:||5 Feet 7 Inch|
|Net Worth||$15 million|
|Special Title||Minnie Beets|
|Married to||Minnie Beets|
|Children||Bianca Beets, Kelvin Beets, Michale Beets, Monica Beets, and Jasmine Beets|
Born and raised in Wijdenes, Netherlands, Tony Beets permanently left the Netherlands in the 1980s and made his way to Canada to seek better career opportunities. And the biggest opportunity of his life came in 1984 when he started mining in Dawson City, in the Yukon Territory and now runs the Tamarack Mine. He is also one of the pivotal members of highly rated reality TV show Gold Rush. The show was premiered on the Discovery Channel in 2010 and is now in its eighth season and has aired over 172 episodes. He is considered as a legendary Klondike gold miner.
Early Life And Childhood Of Tony Beets
Tony Beets was born on December 15, 1959, in Wijdenes, Netherlands. He belongs to Dutch-Canadian nationality and regarding his ethnicity, he is White.
Tony moved to Dawson City, Yukon, Canada from the province of Friesland in the Netherlands to seek better career opportunities.
Tony Beets's Professional Career
Tony Beets started working in the construction business and worked there for three-year. In the year 1984, he began mining in Dawson City, in the Yukon Territory. He is quite passionate as well as strict in his business in gold. He is known for hiring local teenagers but most of them can't handle the work and they quit the job or are fired. Those who are able to work it out become a pivotal part of the team.
Tony is also the integral members of the reality television series, Gold Rush. The show was premiered on the Discovery Channel in 2010. It also becomes one of the channel's most highly ranked series. It is now in its eighth season and has aired over 172 episodes.
Tony Beets' Net Worth And Salary
Tony Beets has an estimated net worth of around $15 million according to Celebrity net worth. He garnered such a hefty amount of money from the business in gold and Gold Rush reality show. Most of the crews who appears in the show, their average salary ranges from $2 million to $100K.
Tony resides in his Arizona's mansion where he has one custom garage which is specially made for their red-colored Mercedes convertible that is worth around $145,000.
Tony also purchased a large floating industrial bucket dredge for $1 million during the 5th season of Gold Rush located on Clear Creek.
Tony Beets' Personal Life
Tony Beets is a married man who tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend, Minnie Beets in 1984. A source close to them reported that the two knew each other when he was 7 and his wife Minnie was 6.
The couple started dating when they reached their 20s and married after three years of the affair. Shortly after that, the couple permanently left the Netherlands and made their way to Canada. They have five children Bianca Beets, Kelvin Beets, Michale Beets, Monica Beets, and Jasmine Beets. Their younger daughter Jasmine Beets, sadly, died after two and a half month of her birth in 1992.
Their daughter Monica is also a major part of Gold Rush who started her working at an early age and used to get paid on a daily basis. The couple in their spare time spend time in Maricopa, Arizona.
Besides, Beets was also involved in the controversy after his dredge pond was set on fire after being doused with gasoline. The Yukon Waters Act charged him for a "Viking baptism". And one of his employees was ordered to pay a $1,725 as a fine.
Tony stands at the height of 5ft 7 inch.