Dave Hester Wiki: Storage Wars Cast Net Worth & Wife | Detailed Biography
- Date of Birth Jul 23, 1964
- Age 58 Years, 8 Months
- Nationality American
- Profession TV Personality
- Relationship Status Married
- Wife/Spouse Donna Hester
- Divorce/Split Not Yet
- Dating/Affair Donna Hester (Wife)
- Gay No
- Net Worth $4 Million
- Ethnicity/Race Mixed
- Hair Short
- Hair Color Black
- Eye Color Brown
- Son/s Dave Hester, Jr.
American TV personality Dave Hester didn't cease to put his name in bold letters when he appeared in Storage Wars, as he lived up to his given nickname.
Dave Hester is quite known for being the main-cast on the A&E Network reality television series, Storage Wars. He has now been operating his own auction house, Dave Hester Auctions. Here are some enthralling wikis on Dave’s career, net worth, wife, and his part in Storage Wars.
1. Dave Hester’s Biography: Age To Career
Born on 23 July 1964, Dave was raised in California, USA. From an early age, Dave had a keen interest in antiques and collectibles looking at his father buying and selling valuables at auctions.
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Dave started working as a bid catcher in 1990 and became a professional auctioneer in 1992.
With the goal of funding his own business, Dave sold his father’s train collection for some fortune, which took him five years as it was massive.
The 54-year-old businessman set up two shops, Newport Consignment Gallery and the Rags to Riches Thrift Store in California, hiring 15 employees to sell the items he bought from auctions.
When he bought a painting by Jack Wilkinson Smith for $750 and sold it for $155,000, Dave proved to be one of the best in his fields.
2. Dave Hester's Blooming Net Worth
Being one of the main cast of the reality series Storage Wars, Dave Hester has garnered some appetizing wealth till date.
In the series, Dave earned $25,000 for appearing in each episode and taking into account of all the guarantee of traveling allowance, expense account and signing bonus, his total salary for the year came to $829,500.
Dave earned extra money from his shops, Consignment Gallery and Rags to Riches Thrift Store, where he sold all his found treasures but closed them in June 2011. According to sources, he has got an estimated net worth of $4 Million, which doesn’t seem to be much of a surprise.
3. Dave Hester’s Mystery Wife and Son
Not being a fan of exposing personal life to the media, Dave hasn’t ever talked about his off-screen life with his family. But, he does post glimpses of his life on his social media sites, mainly Instagram.
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From his Instagram posts, the least that can be deduced is that he has a partner, possibly a wife. He posts pictures of his partner a lot of times on Instagram.
There are pictures of him with his possible wife, but he does not fail to hide anything, as his captions are always vague.
The Mystery Wife: Dave posts a picture with his wife as they’re leaving for Alaska on 26 July 2018 (Photo: Dave Hester’s Instagram)
There’s no doubt that Dave is keeping his wife like figure away from the media, as he is careful about disclosing her identity.
Another thing sources claim is that Dave Hester has a son as well. His son’s name is Dave Hester Jr. Dave hasn’t exposed about the identity of his son except for a tweet that he wrote shouting out his son at the APA 9-Ball Nationals in Vegas. Other than that, there’s nothing to be excited about.
4. Dave Hester & His On-screen Time On Storage Wars
Being known from the series Storage Wars, Dave Hester has not failed to make himself known. Dave debuted in the series in 2010, and while the show had a lousy start, it soon gained popularity in its second season.
Known for his appalling and competitive personality, Dave was involved in many conflicts and tussle during the series. When his brother appeared on the second season of Storage Wars, the siblings had a feud, and Dave placed bid against him.
Dave was banned from the series in 2012, to which he filed a lawsuit against A&E for wrongful termination. In July 2014, Dave settled with A&E Network, and the terms have been sealed. He has returned to the show as well.
As of now, he lives up to the nickname he got from the show, The Mogul, following his opulence and resides in a single-family home in Westminster.
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