If you watch Animal Planet TV show “Tanked” then you must be familiar with one of its main cast Brett Raymer. He is an entrepreneur and co-owner of Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM), the biggest aquarium tank shop based in Las Vegas. Find out everything about Brett Raymer as we unveil details on his married life, family, career, net worth, and facts.
Date of birth
October 25, 1969
Place of birth
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Dating Melinda Sue (Since February 2018)
6 feet 1 inch or 185 cm (approx.)
198 lbs or 90 kg (approx.)
Abraham Lincoln High School, Stony Brook University
Businessman, reality TV star
$5 million (estimated)
Melissa Bradford (divorced in 2011)
Kayla Raymer and Bryce Raymer (with Melissa Bradford)
Heather King (sister), Linda Raymer, Illana Grivas Gagliardi
Irwin Raymer (father), unknown mother
Is Brett Raymer Married? Who is his wife?
Brett was married to Melissa Bradford, with whom he shared some beautiful moments in their life. They had two children, a daughter named Kayla Raymer and a son named Bryce Raymer. Melissa was also involved in the business aspect with Brett; she did management work at ATM. However, the couple divorced after some time and Brett got custody of the children.
He moved on from the broken marriage with a new lady in his life. He dated Trisha Marie Chamberlain from 2011. According to Brett, his ex-girlfriend was supportive, honest, kind-hearted and also helped him in his business. In October of 2017, he proposed to Trisha and made her his fiancee. However, they parted ways shortly.
It seems that Brett Raymer has moved on from Trisha Marie to Melinda Sue. According to his Facebook profile, he has been dating Melinda Sue since February 2018.
Brett Raymer Early life and Education
Brett was born on October 25, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York to Irwin Raymer and Ellen Grivas. He grew up in his hometown and finally graduates his study From the Abraham Lincoln High School in Brooklyn. He was a good athlete during school including football, tennis, and swimming.
Later in college, he continued his passion for sports where he was the part of the football team. He attended Brett Stony Brook University from 1988 to 1990 majoring in liberal arts. Although liberal arts student when it came to applying in the real world, Brett chose for entrepreneurship.
Career and Progression
Brett has a very loud personality and is sometimes overly ambitious and confident in jobs which have led him toward the position of success. He is in the family business of manufacturing of all things acrylic, but aquarium tanks in particular.
It all started for him in 1994, his father had moved to Las Vegas, and he was on vacation there, and since he knew he could achieve something in the very place. In 1997 he opened the Acrylic Tank Manufacturing shop in Las Vegas with funding from his father who is company operations manager.
The family-owned business (ATM) which completes more than 200 projects in a year located at the heart of Las Vegas. They make tanks of different sizes which contain some of the amazing, world’s most exotic and endangered variety of fishes. Brett co-owns the place with his business partner and friend Wayde King. The place was operated by five of the employe when it first established but has now extended to around 50 employees. His sister Heather who married to Wayde King balances the accounting book of the company.
Also, Brett pitched forth the idea of a having TV show of his business. He took a year to get a production company and another year in a shooting. He had to wait another four years before Animal Planet picked and gave them a show name “Tanked.” In this show, the team works in an adventurous manner to create beautiful, stylish and amazing tanks with a variety of fishes, arts, techniques. Brett had been part of the show since its inception on August 7, 2011.
The entrepreneur life has gained Brett a lot of money alongside fame. The annual sales of ATM range from $8 million to $10 million. Also, he makes significant earning after featuring as a cast in reality TV show. In 2014, Brett bought an 11,894 square feet house near Lone Mountain in Nevada which cost him $1.15 M. He spent another million in remodeling. It is apparent Brett enjoys a lavish lifestyle, and he is not afraid to spend a luxurious life. As of now, Brett has an estimated net worth of $5M.