Who is Daniel Edgar in Swamp People? His age, net worth, wife.

Daniel Edgar is one of the new guys in swamp people, who was brought in after the management changed hands for the seventh season. Despite his late entry into the reality series, Daniel is one of the most respected and well-known faces of the series. Daniel has lived in the swamps all his life and has been hunting gators for a long time. His reputation often preceded him and the series made several offers to Daniel to join them before season 7. But it took a private meeting from the veteran swamper Troy Landry to finally convince Daniel to join the cast. He has been with the series since the 7th season and is now one of the major cast members. 

Early Life:

Daniel Edgar was born on Apr 17, 1949, in the countryside near Jeanerette, Louisiana. One of the six children of Rufus and Bertha Edgar, Daniel spent much of his early life with his brothers and sisters. He is preceded by Bertha Ann and Albert and is followed by Cathelia, Rose, and Janice. Daniel’s parents and grandparents were the fishermen of Southern Louisiana. 

Swamp People cast Daniel Edgar
Swamp People cast Daniel Edgar

Growing up, Daniel spent much of his early life fishing and carried the family torch as the third-generation commercial fisherman. While not much about his education has come forth beside the fact he attended Jonas Henderson High School.

Professional Career:

Daniel Edgar is heavily involved in the seafood business and has lived by the swamp all his life. He joined the cast of the reality series Swamp People in 2016. When Swamp People started in 2010, Daniel was one of the people who they wanted to get on the show. However, Daniel kept declining their offer. But when the management changed hands in 2016, veteran Swamper Troy Landry was sent to convince Daniel who agreed to work on the series. Ever since then, Daniel has established himself as one of the regular cast members of the show. The reality series so far has concluded its 11th season. While not hunting gators he is raiding the swamps to catch fish, shrimp, crabs, and crawfish.

Net Worth

The passion for fishing has helped him create an empire out of it. He accumulates fortune from the seafood business as the owner of St. Mary’s seafood Incorporated and Louisiana Baits Company. As of 2020, Daniel Edgar’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 M.

Personal Life:

Daniel has faced some serious ups and downs in his personal life. His first marriage was with Juanita Thomas Broussard. The pair married at an unspecified date and gave birth to two boys, Joey Edgar and Dwaine Edgar. Currently, both Joey and Edgar work alongside their father on the Swamp. But things didn’t last for the pair. One of the major reasons for their separation was Daniel’s job. He was starting to get busy with his career and couldn’t spend much time with the family.

Daniel Edgar extended Family
Daniel Edgar extended Family

Despite the divorce, Daniel continued to look out for Juanita and the twins and would often visit between work. But his first-wife sadly passed away on the 17th of March 2008. 

Edgar then married Mandy, who came from a Cajun family. The pair gave birth to a baby girl, Danielle Edgar. Similar to his first marriage, Danielle could not give time to his second marriage as well. Mandy couldn’t see past it and ended the marriage. Since then, Daniel has not been associated with anybody and is looking to focus on his career.

Age, Nationality, Ethnicity 

The reality tv show star Daniel Edgar was born on April 17, 1949. According to the birthdate, his current age is  71 years. The third-generation fisherman, Edgar has passed down the family tradition to his children and seeing rubbing off in his granddaughter Caylin Edgar has not come as a surprise who often joins him in the fishing and hunting trip down the Louisiana swamp. The matriarch of family Daniel Edgar is American by nationality and if ethnicity is concerned he is of white descent.

Wiki/Bio Facts:

Full Name:Daniel Edgar
Birth Date:April 17, 1949
Birth Place:Jeanerette, Louisiana.
Mother’s name:Bertha Edgar
Father’s name:Rufus Edgar
Siblings:Bertha Ann, Albert, Cathelia, Rose, and Janice
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Marital Status:Single
Spouse:Juanita Thomas Broussard, Mandy
Children:Joey Edgar, Dwaine Edgar, Danielle Edgar
Education:Basic education from high school
Profession:Commercial Fisherman, Reality TV star
Net Worth:$1 million


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