Russell Hantz
Russell Hantz
Celebrated Name: Russell Hantz
Real Name/Full Name: Russell Hantz
Gender: Male
Age: 51 years old
Birth Date: October 10th, 1972
Birth Place: Dayton, Texas
Nationality: American
Height: 5 feet 7 inches
Weight: 73kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Melanie Hantz
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes ( Four Children)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Russell Hantz Gay? NO
Profession: Owner of Oilfield company, Television personality
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in [current date format=’Y’]: $3 million
Last Updated: [current date format=’F Y’]

Russell Hantz is the owner of an oil field service firm from America and a TV personality. Russell Hantz is best known for featuring in a reality TV show known as Survivor. He took part in the runner-up on Survivor: Samoa and he emerged the second runner up on Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains. Russell participated in Survivor: Redemption Island and Australian Survivor: Champion vs. Contenders, but did not make it to the finals.

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Early Life & Biography

Russell Hantz was born on October 10th, 1972. He has two brothers, namely Shawn Hantz and Willie Hantz. He has a nephew known as Brandon Hantz.

Russell’s parents raised him in Vinton, Louisiana, together with his two brothers, namely Shawn Hantz and Willie Hantz. Being close to his father, Russell Hantz learned all entrepreneurial skills, and he was able to apply them.

Personal Life

Russell Hantz married Melanie, and they have sired four children. However, due to addiction to his acting personality at home, his marriage was not able to last long. As a result, they ended up divorcing. Russell Hantz revealed that he is in good terms with his former wife.

As of the present day, Russell, his father, and his brothers reside in Dayton, Texas, where they run Hantz Tinkering Service firm. He is the owner of Bootleggers pub situated in Lafayette, Louisiana.

On April 23rd, Russell was behind bars because of shoving a woman during a partying even near his bar. The police later released him but not on bail.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on October 10th, 1972, Russell Hantz is 51 years old as of today’s date 13th June 2024. His height is 5 feet, 7 inches tall, and his weight is 73 kg.


Originally, Hantz had made his application of competing on CBS reality TV show known as Pirate Master, but he never succeeded. In 2009, two years after shortlisting on Pirate Master Cast, he received an invitation letter of giving him a chance to take part on the 19th season of the TV reality show, Survivor: Samoa. For him, this was a golden chance and did not hesitate. He inclined mostly on the part where more action takes place and twists, and turn occurs frequently. He received a lead role in the Foa tribe.

He swiftly adopted a robust idea that entailed playing his part by use of lies and tricks to confuse the psychology of others with getting a chance of controlling them. He was able to point out two Hidden Immunity Idols with no idea. Unfortunately, he failed to utilize his first idol because he did not receive any votes. As a result, all seven votes from the Galu tribe canceled.

Russell Hantz was able to beat Mick Trimming, the leader of the tribes. However, Russell’s tribe mate and Natalie White, his associate, were granted the ‘Sole Survivor’ title by the jury from assumptions negative attitude towards him. Russell Hantz tried to purchase the title from the White during their reunion, but he did not succeed. However, he was the winner of the Sprint Player of the Season as well the $100,000 grant of cash prize.

Russell Hantz got the last minute opportunity of taking part in the forthcoming season of the show, Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains. He took the place of Shane Powers from season 12 of Survivor: Panama. They placed him the group of villains and thus are where the beef between him and Boston Rob, de facto team leader, originated after being seen by Mariano while finding the note that leads to the Hidden Immunity Idol.

Russell Hantz went back to take part in the 22nd season of the show Survivor: Redemption Island, where he faced his former rival, Rob Mariano. He later formed a party with the Zapatera tribe.

He assured that he would play uniquely during that time as opposed to the previous seasons. However, some members did not fall for his assurance and went ahead to vote for him at the Tribal Council.

After he brought to the Redemption Island, Matt Elrod emerged the winner leading to his elimination. He made claims of not taking part in the forthcoming contests, but during the reunion show event, he changed his mind.

Russell took part in an international challenge of the 5th season of the Australian Survivor: Champions vs. Contenders. He took the side of the Championship tribe. Contesters saw Russell as a threat to them.

Russell Hantz has featured on The Late Show with David Letterman alongside the other ten competitors from Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains. Hantz featured with Rob Mariano on the cover of the TV Guide Magazine that takes about a story known as Survivor Smackdown.

He has featured on the Flipped Off documentary of A&E reality with his brother Shawn Hantz that aired from April 2012.

Russell hosts a podcast known as ‘ The Russell Hantz Show’ in which he provides a broader explanation of the world of politics, reality TV, and the news.

Awards & Achievements

During his contests, he was able to win $100,000 cash prize twice.

In 2010, he received Teen Choice Awards Nominations.┬áIn addition to that grant win, Russell’s career has taken him to other levels of success, and that is worth an achievement.

Net Worth & Salary of Russell Hantz in [current date format=’Y’]

Russell Hantz Net Worth
Russell Hantz Net Worth

As of June 2024, Russell has an estimated net worth of more than $3 million. He acquires his fortunes from his entrepreneurial ventures and TV shows.

Russell is such a hardworking man whose wealth is worth a success. He has always risen despite the falls. He truly is the man one could wish to emulate.


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