Freddy Dodge wiki/bio, age, height, net worth, wife, kids.

Freddy Dodge is a man who lives and breathes gold. He has been fascinated by the precious metal since he was a young boy growing up in Colorado. He learned the art of mining from Walt, a grandfather-like figure, who taught him how to pan for gold in the creeks. He honed his skills over the years, working in various mines and exploring different techniques. He became an expert in finding, extracting, and refining gold, as well as building and repairing mining equipment. Freddy Dodge is also a man who loves adventure. He has traveled to many countries, such as Guyana, Peru, Chile, and Mexico, in search of gold. He has faced harsh conditions, dangerous wildlife, and hostile locals. He has also met and befriended many fellow miners, sharing his knowledge and helping them improve their operations. He has appeared on several TV shows, most notably “Gold Rush”, where he has been a mentor and a partner to the Hoffman crew and later to Parker Schnabel. He has also starred in his own show on Discovery+, called “Gold Rush: Freddy Dodge’s Mine Rescue”, where he uses his expertise and experience to rescue struggling miners around the world. Freddy Dodge is more than just a gold miner. He is a legend, a guru, and a master of his craft. He is also a family man, a loyal friend, and a generous soul. He is Freddy Dodge, and this is his story.

How Rich is Freddy Dodge?

Freddy Dodge is a prospector, gold miner, businessman, and television personality. He has been featured on several Discovery shows, such as Gold Rush and Gold Rush: Freddy Dodge’s Mine Rescue. He has a net worth of $500,000 as of 2023. He earned most of his wealth from starring in the reality TV series Gold Rush, as well as from his gold mining business and his collaboration with the company MSI Mining Equipment.

Gold Rush Freddy Dodge
Freddy Dodge

From Finding Quartz to Mining Gold: Freddy Dodge’s Journey

Freddy Dodge, also known as Fred, is a gold mining expert and a TV star who was born on December 30, 1966, in Colorado, United States. He grew up on his grandparents’ cattle ranch in Walden, Colorado, with his three brothers. He developed a fascination with rocks and minerals from an early age, and when he was eight years old, he found a piece of quartz with gold in it. This ignited his passion for gold mining, which he pursued by reading books and magazines, panning for gold in the nearby creek, and learning from his mentor Walt, who was like a grandfather to him and gave him his first metal detector. Freddy attended a local school in his hometown, but not much is known about his further education. Freddy became a professional gold miner at the age of 21 and has been doing it ever since. He has traveled to many countries around the world, such as Alaska, Canada, Mexico, Guyana, and Africa, to mine for gold. He is not the only one in his family who is involved in the gold mining industry; his eldest brother Derek Dodge is also a gold miner. Freddy is best known for his role on various gold mining shows on the Discovery network, such as Gold Rush and Gold Rush: Freddy Dodge’s Mine Rescue.

Television Career

Freddy Dodge is a gold mining expert and a TV star who has won the hearts of many fans with his charisma and skill. He is one of the most prominent and respected personalities in the gold mining industry and on the Discovery network. He rose to fame as a member of various gold mining crews on the hit reality series Gold Rush, where he showcased his knowledge and experience in the field. He also got his own spin-off show in 2021, called Gold Rush: Freddy Dodge’s Mine Rescue, which has the highest rating among all the Gold Rush spin-offs on IMDb. In this show, he and his partner Juan Ibarra travel across the country to help struggling mine owners boost their gold production and efficiency. Freddy Dodge has also appeared on other gold mining shows, such as Gold Rush: The Dirt, Gold Rush: Dave Turin’s Lost Mine, and Hoffman Family Gold, as well as a non-gold mining show called The Lifted Life, where he customized his new truck. When he is not on TV or in the mines, Freddy works closely with MSI Mining Equipment, a Colorado-based manufacturing company that produces high-quality mining equipment.

Gold Rush & Moments

Freddy is a gold recovery and wash plant expert who joined the cast of Gold Rush in 2011. He first worked with Hoffman Crew in the second and third seasons and helped co-design the Big Red wash plant. He then left the crew to mine his own claim in Yukon with his brother Derek, after Hoffman chose to go to Guyana. Freddy and Derek struck gold at their Carmack’s claim, and Freddy returned to Hoffman Crew in season five. He became their invaluable wash plant expert and helped them collect over 4000 ounces of gold in two seasons in the Klondike. In season seven, when Hoffman’s venture in Oregon failed, Freddy came to the rescue and found new ground in Colorado, his home state. He continued to mine there in season eight, and made a total of 101 episode appearances until 2021.

Social Media Presence

Fred Dodge has an active social media presence on Twitter where he has 70.8K followers and posts about his mining adventures, his show Freddy Dodge’s Mine Rescue, and his personal life. He also has a Facebook Page @OfficialFreddyDodge which has 461K followers. The page features posts about Freddy’s mining projects, his show Freddy Dodge’s Mine Rescue, his family and friends, and his personal opinions on various topics. The page also has photos and videos of Freddy and his mining equipment. 

Personal Life

Wife and Children:

 Freddy is blissfully married to longtime partner Lisa Irene Dodge. The pair took the wedding vows in April of 1997. In the years of conjugal life, the pair has given birth to two daughters, Nikki and Sammi Dodge.

Freddie Dodge with his daughter Nikki Dodge
Freddy Dodge and his daughter, Nikki Dodge

Despite the fact, that Freddy finds himself busy with his business and mining he manages free time for the family. He is often seen hanging out with his youngest daughter Nikki. She has taken part in competitive hunting and shot down Moose however she is far from reflecting her father. Freddy is a reputed hunter and he holds the number 1, number 2, and number 3 largest Canadian moose harvested with a muzzle-loaded Rifle in competitive hunting. Also, Nikki loves traveling and has traveled to Canada and Alaska.

Freddie Dodge eldest daughter Sammi Dodge
Freddy Dodge & his eldest daughter, Sammi Dodge

There is no information about his eldest daughter Sammi who prefers to keep herself away from the camera and public attention.

Freddie Dodge and his wife Lisa Irene Dodge
Freddy Dodge and his wife, Lisa Irene Dodge

Freddy and his wife Lis have been married for over twenty-six years now and the pair does not seem to be slowing down and no news of rift or breakup has surfaced in the media. Lisa is a housewife who tends to family and kids. She also has made an appearance in an episode of Gold Rush alongside her daughter Nikki Dodge.

Physical traits:

Freddy Dodge is a 56-year-old American who has a height of about 5 feet 8 inches (172 cm). Freddy likes to sport a cap to cover his short hair and when not wearing a cap he is using his work helmet. Freddy has brown hair and blue eyes.

Freddy Dodge Wiki/Bio facts

NameFreddy Eugene Dodge
Other NameFred Dodge
NicknameGold Guru
Date of BirthDecember 30, 1966
Place of BirthColorado, United States
Gender Male
Relationship StatusCommitted
Marital StatusMarried
OccupationReality television actor, Businessman, Prospector, Gold Miner
Net worth$500,000
Spouse/PartnerLisa Irene Dodge
ChildrenNikki Dodge, Sammi Dodge
Social MediaFacebook, Twitter


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