|Real Name/Full Name:
|62 years old
|30th May 1961
|Grimsby, Lincolnshire, UK
|5 feet 10 inches
|Jennifer Gail Sauvé
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (Anya and Katya)
|Is Gary Drayton Gay?:
|Metal detecting expert, author, and TV personality
|Net Worth in 2024:
Gary Drayton is of English nationality. When he was growing up, he was nicknamed Metal Detecting ninja from what he usually did when he was young. This made him be a metal-detecting expert who is held by just a small percentage of people as a profession. He is as well a TV personality and is popular for the television show which he appears ‘The Curse of Oak Land,’ which is usually aired in History Channel. He is a YouTube personality and author.
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Early Life & Biography
Gary was born on 30th May 1961 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England. From a young age, his hobby was mad larking. He used to dig up looking for bottles mostly along the river banks. He would look for old bottles, clay pipes, doll heads, and also marbles in his search. He is known to have found some of the oldest materials as old as 1500 and 1600 years back. From his bottle digging activity, he would also discover more coins, which led him to start metal detecting activities, which earns him a livelihood.
Talking of his educational background, he studied at Sir John Franklin School from where he graduated.
Gary’s personal information is not clear as he disclosed very little about it. It is not clear if he is a married man, although some researches show that he was married to Jennifer Gail Sauvé. He comfortably discloses that he has two lovely daughters, Anya and Katya, who he posts on social media having fun with. He seems to love his daughter very much, although he keeps their mother out of the public.
He currently resides in Florida US, where he moved in 1989. He usually has his own phrases that he uses whenever he succeeds in finding treasurable materials such as “it’s another bobby dazzler.”
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 30th May 1961, Gary Drayton is 62 years old as of today’s date 22nd February 2024. His height is 5 feet, 10 inches tall, and his weight is 83 kg.
Gary started his career when he was still young. Although he did it just for fun, as he describes it as his hobby, it later came him to earn him a profession. He started his career when in the US as he used to look for materials with his metal detector in the nearby beaches. He would find materials like rings, expensive watches, and even war aircraft, which maybe got lost many years back. His main targets were areas where other people did not reach or looked weird for other people to access.
His role as TV personality came as a result of being featured in the Curse of Oak Island, which was brought on A&E Networks TV. He later appeared on Travel Channel.
Gary is also an author, and some of his bestselling books are; A Guide to Searching Heavily Hunted Beaches, how to find old coins and artifacts which he did in 2016. He is also the author of how to read the beach and water. Apart from being a metal hunter and a TV personality, he is also You Tube personnel, and he owns a blog and a YouTube channel.
Awards & Achievements
Gary Drayton has achieved a great fortune in his life. He is among the legends of Oak Island. He is, therefore, very popular, and has over 28 thousand followers on Instagram. He has also been able to acquire expensive jewelry from his findings.
Net Worth & Salary of Gary Drayton in 2024
As of February 2024, Gary Drayton has an estimated net worth of over $3 million. His main source of income is out of being a metal detector. The materials that he finds are usually expensive, comprising of gold, copper, and diamonds, and he earns a lot of money from them. He being a TV personality also pays him a lot of income. He is as well an author and has written several books, and the sale of the books increases his total net worth.
Gary has become a very successful man and is proud of himself. His career line is very demanding, but still, he has earned a lot from it. Growing up, he used to read books about pirates and treasure hunt, which grew his curiosity about becoming one. When he joined Oak Island treasure hunt, to him was like a dream come true.