Shelby Stanga is a famous American television personality widely known as “Swapman” to his fans. Currently, he hosts the show The Legend of Shelby the Swap Man on the History channel.
Shelby Stanga Early life and Education
Shelby Stanga was born on 1st January 1960, in Louisiana, the United States and spent his entire childhood there. However, Stanga hadn't revealed any information about his parents and other family members.
During his school days, Stanga used to host different programs conducted by the school. But at the age of 9, Stanga's mother dropped him from the school due to the activities of Ku Klux Klan. And at the age of 11, Stanga started selling logs for living along with his friends.
Shelby Stanga Career
Since his school days, Shelby Stanga used to host several program. Likewise, his mother also highly encouraged him towards hosting and television industry which led him to achieve great success.
But after he was dropped from the school, Stanga started selling logs for living along with his friends and later he became a professional swamp logger.
Instagram: Shelby Stanga
Later, Stanga was offered for working on the television and on March 9, 2008, Stanga started appearing on the American reality television series Ax Men.
The story is based on the work of the several logging crews in forests of different places like Northwestern Oregon, Washington, and Montana and also the rivers of Louisiana and Florida.
Youtube: Ax Men
However, the series was canceled in 2016. Besides this, since 2013, Stanga is the regular host of the TV series The Legend of Shelby the Swamp Man. The show is still premised on the History channel.
Twitter: The Legend of Shelby the Swamp Man
— The Legend of Shelby (@ShelbyOnHistory) April 20, 2015
Shelby Stanga Personal life
Even being such a popular television personality, Shelby Stanga mostly keeps his personal details out of reach the people. As far, he is married to his beloved wife Donna.
Shelby Stanga and his wife Donna, Source: Marriedwiki
Although Stanga is already married, there is no any information whether the couple has any children or not. Furthermore, no any rumors regarding his divorce are surfaced on the internet.
Shelby Stanga Net worth
Since his childhood, Stanga started earning money by selling logs and is also a professional swamp logger. So, Stanga might have earned lots of money through it.
Likewise, being a television personality, Stanga has appeared in two television series AX Men and The Legend of Shelby the Swap man through which, he must have earned a good sum of money.
Twitter: Shelby Stanga with his dog;
— Shelby Stanga (@ShelbySwampMan) February 20, 2014
As of 2017, Stanga has the estimated net worth of $2 million. Moreover, the sources mentioned that Stanga is paid $70,000 per episode of The Legend of Shelby the Swap man. Stanga also owns a dog named Wiley.