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Dave Salmoni Biography: Fiance Turned Wife, An Animal Love Like Him?

Date: 14 May, 2019

Dave Salmoni Biography: Fiance Turned Wife, An Animal Love Like Him?

Quick Summary

Date of BirthSeptember 04 ,1975
Age43 Years 11 Month(s)
NationalityCanadian
ProfessionAnimal Trainer, Producer
Career 2000–present
Relationship StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseNot Disclosed
Divorce/SplitNo
Wedding Date2015
GayNo
Net WorthNot Disclosed
Ethnicity/RaceWhite
CollegeLaurentian University
Height/ How Tall?6 Feet 3 Inches (191 cm)
HairShort
Hair ColorBlonde-Black
Eye ColorBlue
Son/s1

It is a known fact that people are defined by their work or we can say by their profession. It surprises us more if you are in the profession, which nobody even dreams about.

Canadian native Dave Salmoni has an extreme passion for the wild, and he is a famous animal trainer and television personality who gained massive popularity after hosting wildlife series like Living with Tigers, Animal Face-Off, and Rogue Nature. He is also a known producer of The Trapper and the Amazon(2010), After the Attacks(2008) and Pet Nation Renovation(2016). He was voted as  Sexy Man of the Week by People magazines on 20 November 2009.

Sarnia native studied zoology at the Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario. Also, he is certified in Chemical Immobilization of Wildlife. Unable to satisfy his curiosity he wrote his undergraduate thesis on tracking the herniation of Canadian black bears. To master his passion, he later began an apprenticeship with Bowmanville Zoological Park. He got an opportunity to crafts his skill with a legendary animal trainer, Michael Hackenberger. 

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Dave Salmoni Could Have Died In 1999

Salmoni has always been fascinated by wild animals. His unrestrained imagination has sometimes brought him troubles.

Once, in August 1999 in Ontario, he got attacked by one of his trained big cats named Bongo, a five hundred pound male African Lion.

Real or TV  Show: Dave Salmoni shows respect to wild cat (Photo: Dave Salmoni Twitter)

After such life-threatening incident, an average person would have quit their profession, but not Dave. His love for wild animals rather inspired him to make After the Attack TV show to tell stories of heroism and bravery of animal-attack survivors like him.

What is Dave Salmoni’s Net Worth? His TV Shows & Biography

Dave Salmoni is successful TV hosts and producer. He runs his own production company known as Triosphere that specializes in wildlife films. He has hosted successful shows on Animal Planet and Discovery Channel and also has co-hosted the ABC series Expedition Impossible with Mark Burnett Mark, a British television producer who is the current Chairman of MGM Worldwide Television Group. His exact net worth remains undisclosed as of now.

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Dave Salmoni Parents Had Completely Different Profession; Family & Age 

Now, Dave Salmoni is known as a talented animal trainer. However, he grew up in a family with completely different roots. He was born to skating coach mother and chemical engineer father on 4 September 1975, Sarnia, Canada. He stands with a height of 6 feet and 3 inches.

Is Dave Salmoni Gay Or Has Girlfriend?

Dave has been supportive of the gay community. He has often acknowledged his beloved gay supporters publicly. 

Gay or Not: Dave Salmoni says he has special place in his heart for his gay fans in 2009 (Photo: Dave Salmoni's Twitter)

However, Dave Salmoni is not gay. He has dated beautiful women like actress Bonnie Somerville and comedian Chelsea Handler in the past. His romance with Bonnie didn’t survive for long. Likewise, he had gained significant media attention in 2010 for his relationship with comedian Chelsea Handler.

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Dave Salmoni Got Engaged And This Happened  

Dave Salmoni became the father of his first child while he was engaged. Now, he is married and has a son named Thomas John. However, it cannot be verified that his present wife is the fiancee who gave birth to Thomas.

If you are following him on Twitter, you will know that he tweets about his wife and son every now and then. He once said that his wife was a better cook.