Shelby Stanga Wiki, Wife, Family, Death, Net Worth In 2019

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Shelby Stanga Wiki, Wife, Family, Death, Net Worth In 2019

Shelby Stanga Bio, Age, Weight, Height, Facts, Controversies, Net worth, Family Tree, Personal life

Today we bring to you one other famous reality TV show host and presenter who is better known by his nickname Swamp man. Yes he is the one and only Shelby Stanga who got this nickname after he impressed a wide range of audience for the History channel’s famous show Axe Men. The show has been ongoing since 2009 that showcases the adventurers of loggers through swamps.

Stanga’s earliest introduction to swamp was unorthodox. His school activities were hindered by Ku Klux Clan in the vicinity so his mother told him to only play with is cousin in the woods but Shelby went to Swamps and that here his amazing story of love with swamps began.

At age of 16 years old, Shelby was already an experienced logger who could redeem woods of 5000 years old from the deepest of the swamp areas.

Seeing is passion in the logging and for swamp, he was hired by History Channel in their show Axe Men for their third season and even went on to star for their spin off season basically all about him; “The Legend of Shelby the Swamp man”.

Our guide will help you explore near about every possible fact and personal information available at the moment of this celebrity. So sit back and enjoy this joy ride of information.


Real Name:- 

Shelby Stanga

Nick Name:-

The Swamp Man



Swap expert

TV star



Physical Stats:-

This portion of the celebrity’s bio will help you get acquainted with the physical attributes of importance that you might want to know.

As of moment Shelby is 55 years old and belongs to White ethnic blood of America. He is a born American national. Shelby maintains a body physique that is far superior to many men of his age. This is all thanks to the hard work that he has done since a very young age and still today. He is known for his boorish facial features along with short hairs. He has been named as Swamp man for both of his passion and his behavior and attitude being as mysterious as he swamps themselves.  He currently weighs about 80 kg while standing tall at a height of 5 feet 7 inches.  He might not be tall logger but he can very well take care of logs far bigger than him with ease.

Personal life:-

For personal life we have carefully selected all the necessary items ranging from date of birth to their family tree that can be of importance to the fans.

  • Shelby Stanga’s meeting with swamps was a little unusual. His schooling was hindered by the radical activities of the Ku Klux Clan in his town so his mother took him out of school at only age of 9. His mother only allowed him to play with his cousin in forest but Shelby ventured into swamps.
  • Soon the swamps were his new playground and he was aware of their every part. People knowing that started asking him about retrieving objects from swamps. For this he was handsomely paid.
  • At age of 16 years old, Shelby was already well aware of every part of swamp as his time with a dredging company.
  • Shelby swamp logging career started when he received a challenge of removing a Cypress tree that had fallen in the murky waters of swamp. Shelby accepted the challenge and removed the tree with help of only a boat, some rope and inner tubes.
  • Seeing his passion for swamps and his expertise of removing some of the rare woods from Swamps, he was recruited by History Channel for their hit show “Axe Men” for their third season.
  • During his time there, Shelby even redeemed logs as old as 2000 to 5000 years old.
  • Seeing is popularity on the show, Shelby was offered his very own show by History Channel which was a spin off the original and titled as “The Legend OF Shelby the Swamp Man”.
  • Shelby over the course of his career has contracted with over 20 different logging companies to retrieve logs and do various other scavengering jobs.

Date of Birth:-

January 1st, 1960

Birth Place:-


Zodiac Sign:-





Few of the facts about the life of renowned Shelby Stanga aka The Swamp Man is as follows.

  • Shelby Stanga claims that even after being part of Axe Men for many seasons and after getting his own show, he was sill not paid accordingly by the channel owners for his services.
  • Shelby has once been arrested for the counts of vandalism and botanical violence. He for some reason one day suddenly took out is chainsaw and started cutting his neighbor’s tree for no reason.
  • E is married to a woman named Donna who happens to be a Jehovah Witness by region. They live around the area of Lake Pontchartrain.
  • Shelby is also known for his sudden phrases related to his jobs with the most famous one being “Here We Go”.
  • Other than logging, Shelby loves to go fishing and hunting in his spare time.
  • The fanciest gadget that he owns is an iPhone.

Net worth:-

According to official report of 2018, Shelby Stanga has a net worth of about 2 million dollars. Most of this has mostly been generated from his time at show. Other than that he has been in contract with many private logging companies for their various jobs. All of this has nicely added to his ne worth.


He lives around the area of Lake Pontachartrain.

Family Tree:-

There is little information about his early life as well as his family history. Other than the fact that he was born in Louisiana, nothing specific is known.

Father Name:-

Not known

Mother Name:-

Not known


Not known


He has no children yet.


He is married to a woman named Donna who is a Jehovah Witness by religion.

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