Dave Hester
Dave Hester
Celebrated Name: Dave Hester
Real Name/Full Name: Dave Hester
Gender: Male
Age: 59 years old
Birth Date: 23 July 1964
Birth Place: Northern California, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 80 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Donna Hester
Children: Yes (Dave Hester, Jr.)
Profession: TV personality
Net Worth in 2024: $6 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Dave Hester is a well-known entrepreneur from America who is a professional auctioneer and also a reality television star. Hester is best known for appearing in ‘Storage Wars’ on A&E Network. He has been given the nickname of “The Mogul” for his knowledge and experience of collectibles. Hester has got the experience of over three decades. He is the founder of ‘Dave Hester Auctions.’

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Early Life

Dave Hester was born in California on July 23, 1964.

He was raised around collectibles and antiques, as his father used to deal with products from the auctions. Hester used to accompany him from a young age at various auctions, garage sales, and swap meets.

At the age of 14, Hester started buying tools and machinery from auctions. He used to sell them in a military-base shop in various places of Orange County in California.

Personal Life

It has not been known about who Dave Hester is dating or married. His relationship status is not known and nor are there any reports about his previous relationships, as no one has seen him with any woman.

He is known for imprinting his catchphrase ‘YUUUP’ in his hats and t-shirts.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 23 July 1964, Dave Hester is 59 years old as of today’s date 22nd June 2024. His height is 1.75 m tall, and his weight is 80 kg.


Dave Hester went to his first auction in 1986. Prior to this, he was the owner of Rags to Riches thrift store located in Costa Mesa, California. He also owned a Newport Consignment Gallery. He used to sell his father’s collection of trains over the five years in his stores. Both of them were shut down in June 2011.

In the 1990s, Hester used to work as a bid-catcher. He is known for using the catchphrase “YUUUP.” In 1992, he became a bonded and licensed auctioneer.

In 2010, Hester became one of the main casts of the reality TV series ‘Storage Wars’ on the A&E Network. The show was premiered in December of the same year. The show was also seen internationally in many countries. He successfully appeared in the first three seasons of the series.

In December 2012, he was fired from the show. At this, he sued the producer of the show for wrongful termination. After skipping the fourth season of the show, he rejoined the show as the main cast again in its fifth season. Hester has appeared on the show until the present date. In 2015, he was involved in a brawl with the co-stars of the show Laura Dotson and Dan Dotson.

Awards & Achievements

One of the biggest career achievements of Dave Hester happens to be a successful auctioneer. He has been active in the auctioneering industry for over 25 years. He is the owner and CEO of his own company called ‘Dave Hester Auctions.’

Net Worth & Salary of Dave Hester in 2024

Dave Hester Net Worth
Dave Hester Net Worth

As of June 2024, Dave Hester has an estimated net worth of more than $6 million. He made this fortune by successfully appearing in the television show ‘Storage Wars.’ He has been given the title of “The Mogul.” Part of his wealth also comes from his company Dave Hester Auctions’. Hester is known to buy items at a lower rate and sell them for higher prices.

Dave Hester is considered one of the most popular auctioneers in the world. He was also the owner of Rags to Riches thrift store as well as Newport Consignment Gallery. Hester is also a humanitarian. He found considerable success as an entrepreneur and is the owner of Dave Hester Auctions. He started his career at a young age and was involved in auctioneering from as young as five. He bought a painting for a price of $750 and later resold it for an astonishing $155,000.


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