There are very few things that Don Brewer is afraid of, and the swamp is certainly not one of them. The man is as fearless as they come. One of the leading cast members of the reality TV series Swamp People, Don is also one of the strongest gator hunters around. He is the one that young gator hunters look up to for inspiration. The man has led his entire life in the swamp and shows no sign of leaving the muddy waters. Over the years, the man has hunted down some of the toughest gators. In this article, we take a look at the wiki-bio of Dan Brewer.
Early Life & Education:
Don Brewer was born Donald Brewer in June 1971 in Canadian, Oklahoma United States. The birthdate makes him 51 years old. Don grew up in his hometown where he also began his schooling. He attended Canadian High School and following graduation he enrolled at the Eastern Oklahoma State College. Don’s father and grandfather were notable gator hunters who taught Don the skills required for gator hunting. Over the years, Don polished his skills as a gator hunter and started solo hunting.
A man of the swamp:
Don Brewer is a man of the swamp. In the years he has worked as a gator hunter, Don has been bitten by just about everything in the swamp. From beavers to snakes to gators, Don seems to be loved by just about everything in the swamp. But Don doesn’t seem to mind all this. He lives for the rush of adrenaline and there is no greater thrill than hunting gators for a living.
In his short appearance, Don has already shown what he is capable of. The man doesn’t shy away from getting his hands dirty. According to IMDb, he made 20 appeareances from 2020-2022. Swamp People season fourteen premiered on January 5, 2023, and Don has returned as the cast member. Prior to joining Swamp People as a regular cast member Don appeared in the spinoff “Swamp Mysteries With Trough Landry” although he was not credited for the part.
While Don Brewer may not be in to prove he has a reputation that precedes Swamp People. He was part of another History network show Mud Cats. The series follows a practice that has been going on for generations – hand-fishing for giant flathead catfish. The hunt takes place without a rod, reel, or bait. While Don may star as a gator hunter, his real skills lie in hand fishing. One of the most competitive hand-fishers in all of Oklahoma, Don won’t hesitate to put it all on the line. The show ended after two seasons from 2012 to 2013.
Wife and Kids:
Don Brewer is currently married to Michelle Austin Brewer. The pair tied the knot in 2019 and has not given birth to any children following the marriage. While there is not much known about Michelle, Don was previously married and has children from the relationship. Don and his ex-wife Christine Brewer gave birth to Katie Brewer. Don also has a grown-up daughter who goes by Shelby Echelle.
More on Don Brewer:
When not hunting for gators, Don loves riding mountain bikes. He is the owner of Katt Daddy’s Cove and also works as a Master Plumber at Don’s Plumbing Inc.
Don makes his money as a reality television actor, gator hunter, and from his other endeavors. As of now, Don has a net worth of $275,000.