Troy Landry
Troy Landry
Celebrated Name: Troy Landry
Real Name/Full Name: Troy Landry
Gender: Male
Age: 62 years old
Birth Date: June 9, 1961
Birth Place: Pierre Part, Louisiana, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.77m
Weight: 88kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Bernita Landry
Children: Yes (Jacob Landry, Chase Landry, Brandon Landry)
Profession: TV personality
Net Worth in 2024: $2 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Troy Landry, famously known as the “King of the Swamp” is a professional alligator hunter in the Louisiana Swamp region. His earnings include alligator hunting and also with his own show “Swamp People” broadcasted on History Channel.

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Early Life

The full name of Troy is Troy Adam Landry, born on the date 9th June 1960 in Louisiana, United States. He continues his 300-family’s traditional business of alligator hunting given down to him by his parents Duffy and Myrtle Landry. His five generations worked as hunters, fishermen, moss peddlers, lumberjacks, and trappers.

He has two brothers, Guy and Bubba Landry. One of his brothers, Guy Landry, sometimes work with him in the swamp. He is married to Bernita Landry, who is a school teacher, who has been married for 30 years and they together have three sons Jacob, Brandon and Chase Landry.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on June 9, 1961, Troy Landry is 62 years old as of today’s date 19th May 2024. His height is 1.77m tall, and weight is 88 kg.


Troy started working in the Atchafalaya river basin of Louisiana. He is an expert alligator hunter and through which he earns for his living. With some of his co-workers and hunting, they all work and became the focus of the History Channel’s show “Swamp People” which currently going on for its 9th season.

The show primarily focuses on the hunting of alligators during their hunting season, which lasts for 30 days. The hunt is required because of the abrupt increase of alligators in the swamp, which is needed to be controlled for the safety of people as well as animals living in that region. This work includes the danger of getting hurt or even get killed by the alligators.

The show was started in 2010 and got immense popularity during 2014 where Troy with his fellow hunters and his sons, work together for gator hunting. Though it is a dangerous task, they still do it a passion and make their living through it.

Despite his retiring age, he is still working and now starting to pass responsibilities to his sons Jacob and Chase, but again, they are in the learning phase. These hunters (in the whole show) are allowed to only catch a maximum number of alligators in the season. The practice of capturing and killing of alligators requires skills and which he is passing down to his sons and their sons mixing up the new techniques get them to average tags of 320 to 340 labels per season.

In one of his interviews, he told that he had caught 82 alligators in a single day, which itself is a record and finds an average length of 8 and a half feet long alligators.

With his running show, some developers created an arcade-style android application game in which Troy is featured, and the game is named as ‘Choot’Em Angry Swamp.

Awards & Achievements

With his sheer hard work and dedication in the swamp, he is known as the “King of the Swamp.”

Net Worth & Salary of Troy Landry in 2024

Troy Landry Net Worth
Troy Landry Net Worth

As of May 2024, Troy’s current net worth is $2 million, which was estimated by some wiki websites. He earns this much by the show “Swamp People” and his offseason business of Crawfishes.

Troy Landry, with a net worth of $2 million is a hunter by profession and works in the Louisiana region with his sons and his other fellow hunters to make a living by catching and killing alligators. He and his hunter friends work on the show “Swamp People” where they show their hunting season and ways to find an alligator. He earns some more bucks by his some off-shore business and thus, lives happily with his family in the woods of Louisiana and making his parents proud by continuing their family traditional work.


  1. We have watched every episode of Swamp people. We feel like part of the family. We think Troy is so funny. He is a strong honest man.

  2. I have watched this show since the beginning and have enjoyed every episode. I see that he is a man with a strong family belief. I would love to come to Louisiana to meet him and his family.

  3. I am ayoung man of 80 years a Navy Vet and outdoors man I have hunted elk dear been around bears and caught a lot of rattlers I would love to go on a Gator hunt I don’t want no money just the experience of a gator hunt I am an expert shot hand gun or rifle I have taken deer with a bow. Don’t let my age foolya I used to teach diving spearfishing. I am not afraid of a gator or snake. How about it Troy.

  4. We recently met Troy and his crew at local BBQ restaurant in Naples, FL. It was a delight to actually meet them! As we were eating, I heard that distinctive voice and looked up right at him at the next table. Totally surprised, I said to him, “you’re that guy!” Troy responded that “no, Im a chippendale dancer!” We had a wonderful chat with them and got them a large piece of great chocolate cake. Very humble and polite. It was great to get to meet them!!


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