Liz Cavalier is a former cast of the reality series Swamp People who had a peculiar rule on the set of the show. No one could call her Elizabeth as her father did, other than that, Liz was one of the coolest people on the show. Liz comes from a long family line of gator hunters. She learned the tricks of the trade from her father and would often travel around with her family during the gator hunting season. And all that following around equipped Liz with some of the best skills and experience that proved vital in her career as a hunter. In this article, we take a closer look at her Wiki bio.
Liz Cavalier born Elizabeth Dupre was born on January 21, 1970, in Pierre Part, Louisiana, United States. A single child of the family, both of Liz’s parents CJ Dupre and Ella Dupre are gator hunters. She spent much of her early life in the northern part of Morgan City and loved accompanying her parents on gator trips. The family would often make the trip to Houma during the season. It was much later that the Dupre family moved to the muddy waters of Louisianna. Growing up Liz had a seven-foot-long, alligator pet named Charlie Pie.
Liz first got her first chance to hunt a gator when she was 12 years of age. In the years that followed she kept at it and became one of the best female alligator hunters. She learned to live off the land and prepare the meat after the hunt. Liz continued to indulge in the hunting profession following her marriage.
Liz Cavalier’s television career began in 2011 when she joined the reality TV series Swamp People on History Channel. She was one of the few lady alligator hunters in South Louisiana and was given the title’Gator Queen.’ She appeared on the show from season 2 to season 6 and then returned for a second stint in season 12 with her stepson Destin. During season 2 she joined her childhood friend Troy Landry as his shooter. In season 3, Liz parted ways with Troy and featured with her new crew alongside her friend Kristi. One of the major reasons why Liz left Tony’s crew was that he violated Liz’s golden rule.
As the series changed its management team they wanted Liz out of the alongside several other cast members. Liz took to social media with her requests, incurring further wrath. She stayed stubborn to the end and kept going public with the management’s requests. The new management team wanted Liz to remove her social media posts, but Liz never did. As a result, Liz was forced to quit the reality series.
The way Liz’s exit was handled, the prospect of her returning to the show looked very unlikely. Nonetheless, we can never say never. After four years of absence, Liz returned for the second stint in Season 12 making 5 episodes of appearance. However, she has not made further Swamp People appearances since 2021 leaving her fans to wonder if she has left the show for good this time.
In addition to her career in reality television and gator hunting, Liz had a website named “gator queen” where she sold her merchandise like T-shirts, seasonings, etc. As of 2023, Liz Cavalier has an estimated net worth of USD $300,000.
She is active on Facebook by the name “Gator Queen Liz” with 310K followers where she posts updates about her life and hunting adventures. After leaving the show Liz is still active in gator hunting and does not shy from showcasing her trophy. She also has shared several pictures with her husband and sons and sometimes takes her granddaughter on fishing trips by the river. She does not have an Instagram account yet. Her daughter Jessica, who is also an alligator hunter, has an Instagram accountwith over 2,000 followers.
Liz Cavalier is currently married to a fellow hunter Justin Choate and shares a home with him on Pecan Island, Louisiana. The pair got married in 2014. Her sons Daemon and Destin are from Justin’s ex-wife.
And while Liz is happily married, this is not the first time she has shared a conjugal life. She was previously married to an unidentified man and had a daughter Jessica with him. Growing up, Jessica suffered from a serious case of substance abuse, and Liz has been vocal about it. She wants others to learn and avoid the mistake her daughter made but eventually, Jessica came clean. Jessica was also part of the TV show Swamp People we surely know where her gator-hunting skill comes from.
Liz Cavalier has a height of about 5 feet 8 inches or (172 cm). She has blue eyes and brown hair. She usually wears casual clothes such as T-shirts, jeans, hats, and boots and sometimes wears accessories such as earrings, necklaces, and sunglasses.