Troy Landry Biography, Net worth, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife

Troy Landry is a popular American alligator hunter and reality TV personality. He is also known as the King of the Swamp because he appeared in a TV show called Swamp People which airs on History Channel.

Troy Landry Biography, Net worth, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife

His family has been known for the alligator hunting business for years and he continued to pursue the story. He has 63.3k followers on his Twitter account and 52k followers on his Instagram account.

Early life

Troy was born on June 9, 1960, in Pierre Part, Louisiana, United States of America. His parents’ names are Duffy Landry and Myrtle Landry. He also has siblings named Bubba Landry and Guy Landry. The information about his educational qualifications has not yet been released to the media. He must have studied in high school and helped his family in the hunting business on the side. He has a lot of knowledge about reptiles and other marine animals.

Troy Landry career

Troy started his career as a crocodile hunter. His hunting skills are also part of a History Channel television series. In addition to being a reality TV personality and hunting alligators, he also harvests and drives crawfish and other sea creatures. According to sources, he catches about 5 to 6 million crawfish annually. Also, as a precaution, he enlightens the locals about an alligator and the hunting method. Alligator hunting has been a part of his life since he was young as he grew up near the swamp. On the History Channel, he appears in a reality TV show called Swamp People. He has been working on the show since 2010 and has completed about 9 seasons.

Troy will be featured in Swamp People Season 12, which will air soon on the History Channel. He’s filming for the same one right now and will be doing a lot of interviews as well. Apart from that, he also shares a lot of his hunting content on his social media accounts. He will be filming the series with his whole family as they have been in this business for many years and will also be working on his Crawfish business.


His show has sometimes been accused of being cruel to animals, particularly crocodiles. But the show aims to protect the alligator and preserve its habitat. He also filed lawsuits against three companies in 2012, accusing them of profiting from goods with different brand phrases. So his lawyers are busy handling such cases.

Troy Landry Biography

Real nameTroy Landry
date of birthJune 9, 1960
age (as of 2024)64 years
place of birthPierre Part, Louisiana, USA
jobTV Personality
sun signTwins

Physical Statistics

heightin feet inches – 5′ 9” – in centimeters – 177 cm
Weightin kilograms – 88kg – in pounds – 194 pounds
bust size42 inches
waist size36 inches
bicep size16 inches
shoe size10 (US)
Hair colordark grey
eye colorgreen
body typeaverage

Troy Landry family

fatherDuffy Landry
motherMyrtle Landry
BrothersBubba Landry, Guy Landry


schoolNot known
UniversityNot known

relationship status

marital statusMarried
Is he gay?no
Who is Troy Landry’s wife?Bernita Landry
childrenThree (Chase Landry, Jacob Landry, Brandon Landry)

favorite things

hobbiesNot known
favorite FoodNot known
favorite destinationNot known
favorite colorNot known

Personal life

Troy married Bernita Landry on September 26, 1981. The couple is blessed with 2 sons and he is also a stepfather from Bernita’s previous marriage. Their children’s names are Chase, Jacob, and Brandon. They live together in their wooden dream house.

Troy Landry net worth

Troy made a lot of money from his alligator hunts and crayfish trade. He also makes around $25,000 per episode by appearing as a reality TV star on Swamp People. According to sources, his net worth was estimated at around $2 million. He also earns from his sponsors and by traveling to different cities to catch and educate about alligators.

Facts About Troy Landry

  • His generation is the 5th to get into the alligator hunting business.
  • His wife was a teller at Patterson State Bank, worked as a school teacher, and is also a publicist for the History Channel.
  • Jacob, his son, is an assistant director and actor on Swamp People.
  • His accent has been identified as Cajun English, which was influenced by Cajun French and is prevalent in southern Louisiana.
  • In addition to crocodiles, he also catches shrimp, trappers, lumberjacks, and moss dealers.
  • Troy has appeared in a total of 107 episodes of Swamp People.
  • He has hunted alligators for more than 25 years.

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