|Celebrated Name:||Kevin VanDam|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Kevin VanDam|
|Age:||53 years old|
|Birth Date:||October 14, 1967|
|Birth Place:||Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States|
|Height:||5 ft 9 inches|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Jackson and Nicholas)|
|Is Kevin Van Dam Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Professional bass fisherman|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$10 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2021|
Kevin VanDam is a professional level bass fisherman who has amassed huge wealth by winning bass fishing competitions. He has earned four Bassmaster Classic titles in 2001, 2005, 2010, 2011 along with seven Toyota Tundra Angler of Year titles in 1992, 1996, 1999, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011. He was also honored the FLW Angler of the Year title in 2001. Besides being the Bass Anglers Sportsman in Bassmasters tournament series, he has also been the founding member of MLF (Major League Fishing).
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Early Life & Biography
Kevin Van Dam was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He is born to his father named Dick Van Dam and a mother named Nadine Van Dam. Kevin completed his graduation from Otsego High School. He discovered his interest in fishing in childhood and took it as his future career option. When he was 23 years old, he began his professional career as a bass fisherman.
Kevin Van Dam is married to Sherry, and the couple is blessed with twins named Jackson Van Dam and Nicholas Van Dam. Talking about his interests, Van Dam is fond of duck hunting, deer hunting, and spending time in the outdoors on or off the water with his family. He still lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan, with his wife and sons.
VanDam’s multipurpose rod is his personal choice and is very close to his heart. It is among his Quantum Tour six-foot, ten-inch high-modulus spinnerbait rod. This rod assists him in making precise pitches in close-fitting spaces. It has adequate length to cast vast distances with jerk baits and top waters.
Van Dams is presently associated with Golfer Tiger Woods, who has been the winner of ESPY Awards by leading sports channel ‘ESPN’ in 2002.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on October 14, 1967, Kevin Van Dam is 53 years old as of today’s date 6th March 2021. His height is 5 ft 9 inches tall, and his weight is 80 kg.
The Kevin VanDam is the leading bass fisherman who is named as the Outdoorsman of the Year and FLW Angler of the Year. In 1991, he made a debut in professional-level bass fishing. After a year, he was awarded the “Angler of the Year” title. He has won the Bassmaster Classic four times and Toyota Tundra Angler of the Year title seven times.
His career highlights include:
Three times Major League Fishing Cup wins.
Four times Bassmaster Classic Titles
Eight times Angler of the Year Titles (1 FLW, and 7 B.A.S.S.)
He won over $6,300,000 prize money for FLW and B.A.S.S.
Throughout his career, he has recorded Top Ten finishes for 111 times. He has registered twenty-six wins in the BASSMASTER Classic. He was declared as the winner of B.A.S.S. Tournaments for twenty-five times. For sixteen times, he stood at the Runner-Up position in BASS tournaments.
Awards & Achievements
Kevin VanDam is a thriving bass fisherman who has several awards and achievements in his name. In 1992, he became the youngest person to win the Bass Angler of the Year title.
He won the title of BASS Angler of the Year seven times. He has also been the FLW Angler of the Year in 2001. He won the Bassmaster Classic titles four times in 2001, 2005, 2010, and 2011.
His twenty-five wins in the BASS tournament series are his maximum wins on the Bassmasters competition trail. In 2002, Kevin VanDam was honored by ESPN with “the first-ever Outdoorsman of the Year ESPY Award.”
He has also captured Toyota Tundra Angler of Year titles seven times in 1992, 1996, 1999, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011. In 2001, he won the “FLW Angler of the Year” in 2001.
Net Worth & Salary of Kevin Van Dam in 2021
Kevin Van Dam has been a dominant bass Fisherman in America has an estimated net worth of $10 million as of March 2021. Through his tenure, he has been honored with several awards and titles. He is the winner in professional-level bass fishing and has earned $6,261,476.33 till September 2017. This huge reward money made him the wealthiest bass fisherman in that year.
VanDam was the guarantor on the BASS Bassmasters contest trail by Nitro, Busch Beer, Toyota, Mercury Marine, Mustad, Plano, Strike King, Lew’s, MinnKota, Humminbird, Bass Pro Shops, D&R Sports, Oakley, RMR Industries, and Hydrowave.
His competition resume is quite astounding with “Eight Angler of the Year Awards,” Four Bassmaster Classics, 121 Top Ten’s, and 28 wins in the career. All these accomplishments have significantly contributed to his net worth.
Kevin Van Dam has made an incredible career in professional bass fishing and has won a series of wins and awards. For his successful career, he has received a lot of recognition and fame and made a huge number of fans.