Dr. Diarra Blue is an American Veterinarian who practice his skill in Texas. Although saving animals is part of what he does at the hospital that has made him popular too. He features in the TV show “The Vet Life” alongside Dr. Aubrey Ross and Dr. Micheal Lavigne. The show chronicles their juggling act running the full-service hospital and animal shelter while managing family lives filled with spouses, parents, in-laws, children, pets, and friends.
Read below as we unveil major details on Dr. Diarra Blue biography like his age, married life, family, net worth, and facts.
Date of birth
January 08, 1984
Place of birth
Detroit, Michigan, USA
About 5’ 8’’ (172 cm)
About 171 lbs or 78 Kg
Nickname for wife
Two sisters named Litiesha Blue, Nawara Blue and a brother named Willie Blue.
Two dogs (Bambi and a Mastiff) and a lizard
Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine
The Vet Life
Year of debut of The Vet Life
Co-stars on The Vet Life
Dr. Michael Lavigne and Dr. Aubrey Ross
Name of veterinary practice
Cy-Fair Animal Hospital
Location of veterinary practice
Cypress, Texas, USA
Year of founding veterinary practice
Name of veterinary franchise
PetSmart Veterinary Services (PVS)
Location of PVS hospital
Houston, Texas, USA
Primary veterinarian at PVS hospital
Dr. Bianca Kirkland
Year of opening PVS hospital
Mission statement of PVS hospital
To provide a complete solution for veterinarians to open their own franchised practice
Awards and nominations for The Vet Life
Dr. Diarra Blue married to a wife and blessed with children
Dr. Diarra Blue is married to Jessica Dunn who indeed was his girlfriend. The profoundly in love couple dated each other and back then Dr. Blue had given her nickname “Rabbit.” Even when dating the couple knew what they wanted with their relationship and were ready to take a bigger step of parenthood. Jessica was pregnant with their first child, before marriage.
Dr. Blue and Jessica got married on May 26, 2012. Soon, they were blessed with their eldest son Dean William Blue on September 25, 2012. Another bliss, their second son was born in 2015.
Dr. Blue is mostly engaged with animals. As a veterinarian, it is a challenge of managing time schedule for work and family. But this good doctor has not let his professional side affect his family life. After work, Dr. Blue goes home to his wife and children. The blissfully married couple create a suitable environment for their kids who are learning taking care of pets and the responsibility of owning one. The family lives with two dogs and a lizard.
Also, Dr. Blue is active on Facebook where he often shares relating to his personal life. Going through posts, he can be seen having a vacation with his wife and kids, celebrating holidays/festivals with his family including siblings and parents. And one thing that is quite clear, he lives in a close-knit family and values relationship more than anything.
Dr. Diarra Blue Career and progression
Growing up in the city of Detroit, Michigan Dr. Blue did not have the chance to be around the farm animals. But adolescence years around pets helped him realize his love for animals. He would help his parents with puppies and often attend neighbor house caring for litters of kittens.
His first animal love is fish. At his eleventh birthday, Dr. Blue got seven Piranha fish from his older brother. Back then he did not have the skill of a Veterinarian, but his heroic effort saved a Piranha. One among seven needed urgent treatment after going through the power outage. As Dr. Blue said in the interview;
“I actually took an air hose and shoved it down his mouth and started breathing for him and resuscitated the fish. It’s a true story.”
Dr. Blue began his schooling in Michigan. After high school, he attended Tuskegee University in 2001 where he received an undergraduate degree in Animal Science and a degree in Doctor of Veterinary medicine. He graduated as the class of 2009.
During his time at Tuskegee University, he got acquainted and later became friends with Aubrey Ross and Micheal Levigne who were two years seniors in the college. After graduation, Dr. Blue followed them to Las, Vegas where he took the job for few years. These three animal doctors wanted to open their own practice and started working in the case in 2013.
In 2015 they had established Cy-Fair Animal Hospital in Cypress, TX, the hometown of Dr. Aubrey Ross. The three co-owns and operate the place. The combined experience of over 27 years helps them to successfully operate on extensive cases on the household as well as exotic animal types. They also take on house calls for treating large animals. Dr. Blue also manages the Conroe Animal Adoption Center when he is not practicing at Cy-Fair Animal Hospital.
Dr. Diarra Blue TV career and Net Worth
Although all three Tuskegee Alumni and friends get along in work and successfully operates a hospital, they had no idea they would have their own reality show. All thanks to Dr. Blue sister Nawara who is a reality TV show producer and pitched forth the idea “The Vet Life” to the production unit. The show first season premiered in June 2016 and since followed by it’s second and third season.
Dr. Blue had been part of Animal Planet TV show “The Vet Life” since it’s inception. It is believed he earned an impressive salary from the show. His other source of income comes from vet practice and his business venture.
The average salary of Vet doctor in Texas is $98,979 per year which is 19% above national average in America. As for Dr. Blue his shares in Cy-Fair Animal Hospital in Cypress, TX allows him to earn way above a normal pay grade. Although there are not any official data, some source estimates his net worth around $500,000.