Tony Beets, a famous television personality and a miner by profession rose to fame with “Gold Rush”, a show that aired on the discovery channel. The show has been airing since 2011 and has a huge fan base. A fun fact about Tony Beets is that his near and dear ones call him “Tony Peep”. Peep here refers to the swear words that he uses very often.
|Full Name:||Tony Beets|
|Stage Name:||Tony Beets|
|Birthday:||December 15, 1959|
|Place Of Origin:||Wijdenes, Netherlands|
|Height:||5 ft 7 in|
|Profession:||Miner, television personality|
|Total Net Worth:||$15 million|
Born on December 15, 1959, in Wijdenes, Netherlands, Tony Beets moved with his parents to Burgewerd, when he was just 7 years old. He never spoke much about his family but it has been known that Tony did not have an easy childhood. Because of the absence of his father, he had to take up the responsibilities of the family.
Tony and Minnie (his wife) were very young when they met each other for the first time. When Tony lived with his parents in Burgwerd, Minnie was his neighbor. The two fell in love with each other and started dating each other in 1978. Just 18 months after dating Minnie, Tony expressed his wish to shift to Canada. Minnie, like a good partner, accompanied him. Soon the couple got married. Tony was just 24 and Minnie was 23 years of age when the two tied a knot with each other. The couple was blessed with five beautiful children Kevin, Monica, Mike, Bianca, and Jasmine. Unfortunately, Jasmine passed away in 1992 when she was just two months old.
The entire Beets family is a part of the family business. His children supervise several departments and his wife is responsible for all the paperwork involved.
The Beets family has their own winter home, in Arizona, which they often visit for their vacations. Tony Beets also owns a Mercedes worth $145,000.
Tony Beets is very passionate about gold mining but there are times when his obsession with the profession comes in the way of his behavior towards his co-workers and employees. Many of his employees have asserted that he isn’t a very smooth person to work with, which is one reason that many of them leave their jobs.
Tony was a hard-working individual from a very young age. As a young man, he milked cows to earn a living for himself and his family. After some time, he moved to Canada, to find a better job that could pay him better. He worked under the constructors for more than three years. After which, he took up a mining job in Dawson City, in 1984. He worked hard and the hard work eventually paid off.
Presently, he owns the Tamarack Mine and helps the natives by generating employment. He appoints the local youth in the mines and those that perform well at their job, are made permanent employees of the firm and also treated as members of the Beets family. Tony Beets happened to join the show “Gold Rush” in its second season. He came in contact with Todd Hoffman while suggesting to him some tricks and ideas on drilling test holes. Todd asked him to join the show and the rest is history. He has also been a part of “Gold Rush: South America” (2013), “Gold Rush: Pay Dirt” (2017), “Gold Rush: White Water” (2018), and “Gold Rush: The Dirt” (2013–2020).
Gold Rush is a show that features the passion of Tony Beets towards gold mines. It has been shot in several parts of Canada and has a very interesting storyline. It revolves around a lot of other aspects except just the gold. It shows the lives of the families that are involved in gold mining, their competition with each other, their quarrels, and how they deal with the obstacles in life. It also tells us about the investments required for gold mining, eg. land, machinery, and labor.
Tony Beets is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 65 Kgs. He has blue eyes and brown hair. He is 61 years old and is still extremely fit. His birth symbol is Sagittarius, which makes him honest, independent, adventure-loving, optimistic, and of course, passionate.
Tony Beets Net worth:
Gold is one of the most precious metals that exist. Now imagine how much money you would have, if you were the one, taking it out of the earth and refining it! Apart from just being the owner of several gold mines, Tony Beets is also the host of a very popular TV show. He has a net worth of $15 million, with all the revenue that is generated from the mines and the money he earns from the TV show that he hosts. Reports say that Tony Beets earns approximately $2 million a year. His mansion in Arizona is worth approximately $145K. It is said that the Tamarack Mine is the most successful gold mine in Klondike, which makes Beets one of the most powerful and successful gold miners of the world.
One of the most attractive things about Tony Beets’ character is the way he is so candid about almost everything. There is no filter and the way he uses swear words, a lot of people find him cool. He is also quite good at taking blames and handling the wrongdoings. Talking about one such mishap that happened during the show, he said, “Since I am the man running the show, I guess I should have been a little bit more, and told him not to do it.” He further added, “However I didn’t do that, so here you are in court, so take the fine. Next time, don’t go there. It’s kind of a joke gone bad, right?”