- 1 Who is Brandon Landry?
- 2 Is Brandon Landry Dead?
- 3 Brandon Landry Wiki: Early Life, Parents, and Education
- 4 Career Beginnings and Rise to Prominence
- 5 Other Projects
- 6 Brandon Landry Net Worth
- 7 Brandon Landry Personal Life, Marriage, Wife, Children
- 8 Brandon Landry Internet Fame
- 9 Brandon Landry’s Step-Father, Troy Landry
- 10 Troy Landry Personal Life, Wife, Family Home, and Net Worth
Who is Brandon Landry?
The stepson of the famous alligator hunter, Troy Landry, Brandon has chosen a different path for himself, and isn’t such an avid hunter. However, he still made a few appearances in the famous series “Swamp People” between 2012 and 2014. So who is Brandon Landry, what is his birth date, and what does he do for a living? Discover this and more in the following article.
Born Brandon Hotard on the 2nd November 1976, in Pierre Part, Louisiana USA, aside from his career as a reality TV star, Brandon is also a successful businessman, of which we will talk later.
On tree stand making memories! pic.twitter.com/6qMC1xKN
— Brandon Hotard (@Raynemaker11) October 22, 2012
Is Brandon Landry Dead?
Because of his involvement in alligator hunting, but not having much expertize in it, when an obituary in Brandon’s name appeared, many thought that it was Brandon Landry from the series “Swamp People”. However, that wasn’t the case – it was just a big misunderstanding, and our Brandon is alive and well, but another man with the same name and also born in Louisiana, isn’t.
Brandon Landry Wiki: Early Life, Parents, and Education
Brandon is the son of Bernita and her ex-husband Gerald Hotard; born in Pierre Part, he grew up there and was raised by his mother and step-father Troy, since his mother divorced Gerard and remarried Troy when Brandon was only six years old. He spent his childhood in the Louisiana swamps with his half-siblings Jacob, who was born in 1983, and Chase, born in 1989. Although he took an interest in alligator hunting, he didn’t want to make a career out of it and focused more on his education, and finished Louisiana Technical College.
Career Beginnings and Rise to Prominence
Brandon, although not wanting to become a professional alligator hunter, still followed his step-father on his adventures, and with his step-brothers became quite successful in the family business. As their operations improved, Troy and the rest of the Landry family were chosen for the new reality TV series “Swamp People”, which would showcase the Landry men hunting for alligators through the Basin River swamps. At first Brandon didn’t want to be featured in the show, but as it progressed, he started appearing in it from its fourth season, although only featuring in 14 episodes from 2012 to 2014, the fourth to the sixth seasons. Though his stint on the show was short, he still became a praised TV personality, and his net worth increased to a large degree.
Aside from the show, Brandon was constantly looking for ways to use the knowledge obtained from Louisiana Technical College, and in 2013 he became joined the Conrad Shipyard, located in Morgan City, Louisiana. He was hired as estimating manager, and still holds this position today, which has contributed considerably to his wealth.
Brandon Landry Net Worth
Although he left reality TV and the family business, while he was there his net worth increased to a large degree. So, have you ever wondered how rich Brandon Landry is, as of late 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Landry’s net worth is as high as $300,000, accumulated from both TV appearances and the engineering company, and which is still pretty impressive, don’t you think?
Brandon Landry Personal Life, Marriage, Wife, Children
What do you know about Brandon in his personal life? He is one of those celebrities that tend to keep their most intimate details to themselves, but we have still managed to discover some interesting facts about this reality star. So, prepare yourself; Brandon was married and has two daughters from the relationship, named Rayne born in 2002, and Miley born in 2007. Brandon has continued with his life since his divorce, and is now in a relationship with Sheli Lynn Pavlick, with the four of them residing in Berwick, Louisiana.
How ‘bout dem Tigers!! pic.twitter.com/i0EsQ1YbTe
— Brandon Hotard (@Raynemaker11) October 14, 2018
Brandon Landry Internet Fame
Over the years Brandon has become quite popular, especially on Facebook and Twitter. His official Facebook page, has over 13,000 followers, while on Twitter Brandon has close to 8,000 loyal fans. He uses the social media platforms to express his own opinions and ideas, and is mostly focused on college football, sharing the success of the Louisiana State University football team as one of their most loyal fans, among many other posts, all of which you can see on his official pages.
Brandon Landry’s Step-Father, Troy Landry
Now that we have shared all there is about Brandon, let’s share some information about the man who raised him, Troy Landry.
Troy Landry was born on the 9th June 1961, in Pierre Part, Louisiana USA, and is an alligator hunter by profession, and now also a reality TV star. Troy is the son of Duffy and Myrtle Landry and has a brother known as Bubba Landry. Troy is the fifth generation of alligator and crocodile hunters, shrimpers, trappers, and lumberjacks, and was taught from an early age how to hunt. Over the years, Troy has become one of the most successful alligator hunters, and annually hunting for the 60 days allowed, covering the east and west zones of the swamp. Thanks to his success, he became a part of the show “Swamp People”, which only furthered his prominence and wealth.
The New Show
Most recently, Troy became a star of the new show entitled “Swamp Mysteries With Troy Landry”, in which he is showcased as he tries to capture creatures from the swamps that cause problems to the locals. The show finished airing its first season on the 12th July 2018, however, there is no news for the second season.
Troy Landry Personal Life, Wife, Family Home, and Net Worth
Troy has been married to Bernita since 1981, and has two sons with her, Jacob and Chase, while he is also step-father to Brandon. His sons have all been involved in alligator hunting, and are stars of the show “Swamp People”. He and his wife live in a mansion built out of wood, located in Pierre Part. Bernita was the one who insisted that the entire house be out of wood, as she can’t stand sheet-rock. Troy was quite happy with the idea, as it was also his dream house.
As of late 2018, Troy Landry’s net worth is authoritatively estimated at over $2 million. Pretty impressive, don’t you think?