Is Matt Raney divorced? His Wiki-Bio, wife, kids net worth.

They often say that the fruit never falls far from the tree. This is especially true for the Raney family where two generations of people are involved in the homestead business. Matt Raney is one of the new generations of housebuilders, who is looking to carry on the family name. One of the four children of the legendary homestead builder Marty Raney, Matt is joined by his sister and father in his endeavors. A hunting specialist, Matt has polished the skills imparted by his father and has even exceeded Marty in several accounts. In this article, we take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Matt Raney.

Who is Matt Raney?

Matthew Raney also known as Matt is an American reality television personality, hunter, guide, and homestead builder. Matt rose to fame following his appearance on the television show “Homestead Rescue.”

Matt Raney Homestead Rescue
Matt Raney Homestead Rescue

How old is Matt Raney?

Matt Raney was born in  July 1982 in Alaska as the fourth child of Marty and Mollee Raney. The 40-year-old resident of Wasilla, Alaska  is American by nationality and if ethnicity is concerned he is Caucasian.

How Matt Raney became a part of the Homestead family business?

Matt is the youngest of four children from his parents. All of his older siblings are sisters-Melanee,  Miles, and Misty Raney. They grew up in unspoiled Alaska often lacking power, water, plumbing, or heat. As a young kid, Matt spent much of his life on his uncle’s farm and spent several Alaskan Winters living in “dry” cabins. Matt used those early years learning the homestead life and the essence of teamwork. He grew around the family house-building business  “Alaska Stone and Log,” and eventually join the team. As the name suggests the business was built on the use of naturally available material such as  stone, logs, and natural materials around Alaska.

Marty Raney and his wife raising four kids in Alaska
Marty and his wife Mollee Raney raising four kids in Alaska

Matt helps his sister Misty Raney and father Marty Raney run the family business Alaska Stone and Log. The trio also forms the cast of reality television show “Homestead Rescue.” The show is based on the Raney household as the three travel across Alaska reconstructing the house in ruins. While Matt is mostly known as a Homestead builder, he doesn’t lack in hunting and fulfilling the meat need of family.

Experience with the wild:

As one of the new generation of hunters, Matt is now responsible for providing meat for his family. This has taken him across the dense jungles of Alaska. An expert tracker and hunter, Matt is often seen either hunting or teaching others how to hunt. When asked about his hunting experience in the Alaskan region, Matt explains,

“I’ve had encounters with Bears, Wolves, and run naked with the Caribou. Our family has embraced a lifestyle of subsistence. Through all the years our only objective has been to fill out a freezer full of Salmon, Halibut, Caribou, Doll Sheep, and Moose. We’ve had good years and bad, but I can’t remember the last time I ate at a fast food place or bought meat from a market.”

Life in Alaska:

Born and raised in Alaska Matt has barely left the continent and likes his livelihood. Similar to his father and sister, Matt is grateful for the Alaskan continent and how it has shaped his way of life. Matt received education on animal husbandry and farming from a young age. While much of what Matt learned can be directly traced back to his father, he did spend some time with his uncle to learn more about the tricks of the trade. A hunter and provider, Matt is known to hunt in abundance. In the summer of 2015, Matt brought home 1000 pounds of fish, Moose, Caribou, and Sheep. The meat is shared between the family and is preserved to make sure it lasts through the winter. Apart from survival skills, Matt also picked music side from his father who would play guitar and sing songs. Matt learned to play guitar and ukulele and joined his father during the event performance.

A quick peek at his siblings:

All four siblings are climbers, and are said to have climbed Mt Denali, the biggest mountain in North America standing with a height of  20,320 ft. The eldest of four, Melanee  is married to Ari Ben Stiassny and gave birth to three children. Melanne is technically a Canadian due to her birth in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada and co-runs a raft & canoe adventure business with her husband. Not much is known of second-born Miles, besides the fact she has always family homestead business to count on. The third, Misty is a carpenter and features in the Discover show “Homestead Rescue” which has completed nine seasons as of 2022.

Personal Life: Matt married Katie Raney

As the heir to Raney’s homestead business, Matt is good at what he does. He is married to Katie and the pair wed on May 2, 2016. While Matt is looking to build a self-sufficient homestead in the near future, he now lives in a semi-temporary house. Matt is close to his family and is planning to build a homestead nearby.

Matt Raney, Wife Katie Raney
Matt Raney song with wife Katie Raney

Children- Matt Raney a Father of two

In the years together as a married couple, Matt and Katie extend the bloodline with children of their own. The couple gave birth to their eldest, Indy Raney in 2018. On August 21, 2021, they gave birth to their second child, a baby girl, and named her Ruby Raney.

How Rich is Matt Raney? Net Worth?

Matt Raney makes his money as a reality television star and homestead builder. Most of his money comes from the television show “Homestead Rescue.” Matt Raney has a net worth of over $250,000.

How Tall is Matt Raney? Body features.

The reality television star Matt Raney has a tall build with wide shoulders. Cap goes hand in hand with Matt as he likes to cover his hair. Matt has a height greater than average American height which is 5 feet 7 inches for males. Also, Matt likes to go with his signature long bushy brown/white beard with mustaches on.

Wiki/Bio Facts

Full name Matthew Lorel Raney
Age 40
Date of Birth July 1982
Place of Birth
Alaska, U.S.
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Gender Male
Sexuality Straight
Relationship Status Committed
Marital Status Married
Divorce (yes/no) No
Profession TV personality, Homestead builder, Hunter
Net worth Over $250,000
Wife Katie Raney
Children Indy Raney, Ruby Raney
Education N/A
Eye Color Grey
Hair Color Light brown and Black
Height Over 5 Feet 7 inches
Weight N/A
Awards None
Parents Marty Raney, Mollee Roestel
Siblings Melanee,  Miles, and Misty Raney
Social Media Handle FacebookInstagram,

Article originally published on May 7, 2020 @ 8:53 am universal time.


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