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Turtleman Biography

Updated On 12 Jul, 2016 Published On 12 Jul, 2016

Facts of Turtleman

Date of Birth :
Age : 45 years old
Family Name : Brown Jr.
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Gemini

Relationship short Statistics of Turtleman

What is Turtleman marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Turtleman have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Turtleman having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Turtleman Gay ? No

Mostly famous as the character of "Turtleman" in the Animal Planet reality TV show "Call of the Wildman", Ernie was born and raised in Kentucky to his parents Ernie Brown and Lola Brown. He turned into Animal Planet TV Star due to his ability to catch turtles bare-handed.He began catching the snapping turtles from the age of seven. He got noticed after Kentucky Educational Television's released his extraordinary capability to catch snapping turtles bare handed in Kentucky Afield which went viral. After that, the Animal Planet TV team visited him personally and thought of making the TV series.

Turtleman's Personal Life

He caught his largest turtle at the age of 17 and nicknamed it "The Loch Ness Turtle". Despite being named turtleman, he operates a nuisance animal removal business catching and releasing all sorts of nuisance animals.

He lost some of his teeth in a chainsaw accident and his wife left him saying she didn't want to be married to someone with no teeth. They had been married for 14 years and had two children, both of them daughters. They have a custodial relationship now.

Turtleman's Net Worth

His net worth is estimated to be $1 million as of 2019.

Turtleman's Wiki-Bio

Ernie Brown Jr. was born on 28 March 1965 in Kentucky. His birth sign is Aries.

He is the star of the Animal Planet reality series Call of the Wildman. He received the named 'Turtle Man' because of his ability of catch snapping turtles bare-handed.

He catches 300 turtles per year on average.

Turtleman Married

First Marriage with Debbie

Ernie was married to Debbie for 14 years. When Ernie lost some of his teeth in a chainsaw accident, his wife had divorce with him saying she didn't want a toothless husband. They have two children together.

Turtleman Children

DAUGHTER : Courtney Brown

Mother: Debbie

Courtney is the first daughter of Ernie. She was run over by a car along her sister when she was a child. She was in coma for about 4 months. Courtney has a severe case of juvenile diabetes.

DAUGHTER : Meghan Brown

Mother: Debbie

Meghan is his second daughter. She has paralysis below her neck after her operation of gallbladder went wrong and she is blind as well.

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