Dual Survival E.J Snyder married?, wiki/bio, kids, net worth.

Updated: September 7, 2022

When the ratings for Dual Survival took a nosedive, the discovery network decided to change the hosts of the series. In their defense, the strategy had worked in the past seasons. But instead of looking for new stars, the network plucked two of their best stars from Naked and Afraid, EJ Snyder and Jeff Zausch. Both stars were well received and had made a name for themselves. On paper, things worked out perfectly. But in reality, nothing could be farther from the truth. The pair failed to find any chemistry and the series fell apart. In this article, we will take a closer look at the wiki bio of EJ Snyder. Also, we will delve into his personal life aspects like his marriage and children.

Early Life:

Errol James Snyder Jr. was born on the 3rd of December, 1965, in Englewood, New Jersey, U.S. Born in the suburbs of New Jersey, EJ had a tough time growing up. He and his late brother Jeff were raised by their single mother. His mother undertook three different jobs just to make ends meet. Errol barely talks about his father and little is known about him. On the other hand, Errol’s brother Jeff passed away in 1986, Just before Errol’s 22nd birthday. EJ attended Ranger School and received his first survival training. He later attended the Army Survival school and started working as a survival expert.

Survival expert EJ Snyder
Survival Expert EJ Snyder

Life in the Army:

EJ decided to join the army when he was just 19 years-of-age. This was back in 1984, and EJ served for 25-years in the army. During his service, EJ served the infantry and was also a part of the airborne units. EJ was deployed in the 1991 Gulf War and was a part of the 2004 Operation: Iraqi Freedom. During his time in the Army, Ej was nicknamed as the “Skullcrusher.” Over the years, EJ served as the Survival and Tracking Instructor, Drill Sergeant, and Ranger Instructor. During his army days, EJ was often brought in to advise on leadership, building shelter, Tracking, navigation, self-defense, trapping, and the use of primitive weapons.

Back home:

Errol retired from the army in 2009 but quickly started making a name for himself through TV-shows. He made his first appearance in Patton 360 (2009) which attempted to uncover the life of the military icon, George S. Patton. He then starred in two reality TV series, Naked and Afraid and Dual Survival. EJ paired up with Kellie Nightlinger for the second episode of the very first season. The pair had to survive in Tanzania’s Serengeti Plain. The episode aired on the 30th of June, 2013 and was titled, Terror in Tanzania.

EJ Snyder along with Kellie Nightlinger
EJ Snyder along with Kellie Nightlinger

Dual Survival:

EJ was greeted with rave reviews from fans and critics alike. Everyone was impressed with EJ’s quick thinking and skills to put the thinking into action. So when the ratings of Dual Survival started going down, EJ was called into action. He had to pair up with another Naked and Afraid survivor, Jeff Zausch. Even though great things were expected from the pair, there was no real chemistry and the series closed shop in 2016.

Naked and Afraid, Naked & Afraid XL:

EJ had a short lived career in Dual Survival, he appeared on season 9  which turned out to be last. However, even before he set foot on the set of “Dual Survival,” he was a star. All thanks to his time on “Naked & Afraid,” where participant have to endure the test of nature and survive the wilderness naked. EJ appeared in total 7 episodes from 2013-2020. Following the similar premise is Naked and Afraid XL, EJ has been big part of the show. After debut in 2015, he has appeared on 30 episodes till 2022.

Net Worth:

A wise man knows how to make the most of the situation, and EJ seems to be in sync with the statement. Apart from survival, EJ brings his A-game to marketing. He has amassed over 109K followers in his Facebook page,  152K followers in Instagram. EJ has set up his personal website, “ejsnyder.com,” where he sells digital courses on survival, one can personally book him to speak and can join him for survival courses. With different endeavors, EJ has a reported net worth of $1M as of 2022.

Personal Life:

EJ Snyder is a married man. He tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend Amy, who has also been featured in Naked and Afraid. The pair has two lovely kids, a son Tyler and a daughter, Kassidy. EJ is close to his children and loves spending time with them.

Wiki/Bio Facts

Name Errol James Snyder Jr
Birthdate December 3, 1965
Age 56 years
Birthplace Englewood, New Jersey, USA
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Star Sign Sagittarius
Parents Errol James Snyder
Siblings Jeff Snyder
Career Television personality, Survivalist, Outdoorsman
Net worth $1M
Wife Amy Snyder
Children Tyler Snyder, Kassidy Snyder

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