The father-son combo of Darrel Sheets and Brandon Sheets made quite an appearance in the reality TV series, Storage Wars. The pair made their first appearance in the very first season of the series and had quite an impact. Even though Brandon was a rookie who was just starting on storage bidding, his father Darrel was quite the character. Over the years, Brandon learned from his father’s aggressive nature and earned the nickname, The Sidebet. At times Brandon clashed with his father but the pair always reconciled in the end. In this article, we will take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Brandon Sheets.
Brandon Sheets is an American former reality television actor and the son of Darrell Sheets, who is also known as “The Gambler” on the show Storage Wars. He used to accompany his father on storage auctions and learned the tricks of the trade from him. He was nicknamed “The Sidebet” for his role as his father’s assistant and occasional rival. He left the show in 2016 and became a real estate agent in Arizona. He has a net worth of $300,000 as of 2023.
Brandon Sheets was born on December 26, 1983, in North County San Diego, California, United States. Born to Darrel Sheets, Brandon has not revealed much about his mother. On the other hand, Darell does not like talking about his ex-wife and wants to keep that part of his life under wraps.
Brandon grew up in North County San Diego where he also began schooling. Brandon enrolled at Vista High School and after graduation, he decided to get his GED as opposed to attending college. Brandon believed that he would learn more from working with his father, instead of wasting his four years attending classes. He wanted to learn about the insides of Storage Trading and to start right away.
For most of his professional career, Brandon has had been tailing his father Darrel Sheets. Much of what is known about Brandon’s career, came after his appearances in Storage Wars. Brandon was cast alongside his father and Jarrod Schulz, as a part of the very first season of Storage Wars. While Brandon was still greenhorn, he picked up things quickly and honed his skills as an expert auctioneer.
As Brandon often accompanied his father to auctions and followed his lead, he was afforded the nickname, The Sidebet. On the other hand, his father Darrel Sheets loved the gamble in buying lockers and was given the nickname, The Gambler. For the better part of the nine seasons, Brandon never went against his father. But during the later seasons, Brandon bid against his father using the same aggressive nature Darrel is known for. While Brandon was guided by his father for the most part, he has been quite vocal about the struggles in Storage Wars. In an interview, he revealed that veteran players often tricked novice buyers to make costly decisions.
Storage Wars appearances and exit:
Darrell made his Storage Wars debut in 2010 in season 1 episode 1 titled “High Noon in the High Desert.” He regularly appeared on the series unit 2016 during which he made 163 appeareances. After nine seasons, Brandon was sacked from the series due to a lack of budget. The reality star took to Twitter to address his absence from the show,
“I am no longer affiliated with Storage Wars, Darrell will still be in new episodes but I have been told I am no longer on the show (budget).”
Since his exit, the series has followed with more seasons concluding its 14th on April 19, 2022, while Darell continues to be a cast member, Brandon has never been asked to return to the show.
Following his exit from the series, Brandon has been involved in different professional endeavors. He worked as a real estate agent alongside Keller Williams in Arizona. Currently, Brandon resides in Queen Creek, Arizona, and according to his Facebook, he works as a Commercial driver’s License Driver and Feeder Driver for UPS since May 27, 2022.
Brandon Sheets is currently married to his longtime girlfriend Melissa Sheets. They exchanged their wedding vows on October 4, 2015, attended by family and close friends. After marriage, they gave birth to a baby boy Laiden Shaun Sheets on November 10, 2019. The pair also share the parentship of a daughter Addie Sheets who was born in July 2011.
We can say the pair share a blissful relationship and Brandon does not shy away from appreciating and professing his love to Melissa. In a Facebook post on January 27, 2020, He wrote:
“The best wife, mother and best friend a man can ask for. You never ask for much, you always put yourself last. Supportive, kind, giving and protective. You deserve so much more and you always seem to put on a smile. I love you Melissa Sheets and I’m glad you found me. You make every day seem so short but knowing I get to spend more with you reminds me how lucky I am and we are as a family. I love you so much, you are a fantastic mother and wife!.”
The family of four currently lives in Queen Creek, Arizona where Addie is enrolled in school.