Ronnie Adams is one of the loudest and proudest gator hunters in the swamp. But for all his talk, Ronnie actually has the skills to back himself up. Physically, Ronnie is one of the largest gator hunters in the business. The man stands at a height of 6 feet 5 inches and measures 265 pounds. His sheer physical presence makes him a dominating gator hunter. Ronnie often likes to get physical with the gators and puts his strength to the best use while hunting. In this article, we will bring everything to know about Ronnie Adams.
Who is Ronnie Adams?
Ronnie Adams is a gator hunter and reality television actor known for History Channel show Swamp People. He was born Ronald Admas on February 14, 1974, in Violet, Louisiana, United States. The birthday makes him 48 years cold. Ronnie is an Aquarius born and comes from a caucasian family. According to the zodiac reading, Ronnie is said to possess the traits of being rebellious, unique, charismatic, and spontaneous.
Ronnie Adams is a larger-than-life character on the reality TV series, Swamp People. One of the fan favorites, Ronnie has hunted gators for all his life. He made his show debut alongside Ashley “Dead Eye” Jones during season 10 episode 1 titled “Clear and Present Danger” in 2019. Since he has featured regularly making 43 appearances until 2022. You can catch more Swamp Action from Ronnie Adams on Season 14 of Swamp People which premiered on January 5, 2023.
Meeting and partnering with Ashley Jones:
Ronnie and Ashley were Facebook friends for quite a while before she booked a hog-hunting trip with her husband, via Ronnie. The pair were on good terms and treated each other like family. So, when the executive producers of Swamp People were looking for new hunters, Ronnie recommended Ashely. Ashely joined the series in 2019 and the two have been pairing up ever since. Ronnie treats Ashley like her little sister and often treats her and her husband to lovely meals.
The pair make quite a dynamic duo as they combine forces during gator hunting trips. Ronnie holds the line while Ashely takes care of the sharpshooting. Ronnie is a huge fan of Ashley and often tells that she is naturally gifted.
Even though Ronnie’s family spent all of their life in the swamp, Ronnie is always open to new business ideas. Alongside hunting gators, Ronnie also owns a hog-hunting business. He does charter hunts and also has two airboats. And while hunting in this day and age seems like overkill, Ronnie explains that pigs are causing a problem in the fields of Louisiana.
Hunters around the country flocks to get their share of the quota every year when Louisiana Swamps are open during gator hunting season which lasts 30 days. For Ronnie, it is not only an adrenaline rush but also a way of living. His keep from gator hunting fluctuates depending on the current market value of a gator’s meat and skin which is used to make different luxurious items. In addition, Ronnie makes money as a cast member of the reality show Swamp People. He also runs a hog-hunting business and merchandise store. As of now, Ronnie Adams has a net worth of $300,000.
Ronnie Adams loves being with his family above everything else. Ronnie is currently married to Jen Smith and treats his on-screen partner Ashely like his sister. Not just an ordinary housewife, Jen likes to join him on different hunting and swamp expeditions. Jen calls herself Swamp wife and even has a Facebook page under the name “Swamp Wife Jen.”
While there is no backstory available on the pair’s prior affair, moving forwards Ronnie and Jen got engaged in 2019 and were married in several months’ time. The pair does not hold back to profess their love for each other through social media posts. On February 14, 2022, on the occasion of Ronnie’s birthday, Jen took to Facebook to wish him “Happy Birthday” and called Ronnie her best friend.
“Happy Birthday to this amazing guy! My best friend…the one who truly completes me. He keeps me on my toes and gives me a run for my money.. he’s my protector and makes every day we’re together the best adventure. I absolutely adore you…I love you!!!”
In the years as a married couple, the pair have no children of their own. Like Ronnie, Jen is also a divorcee and has children from her ex-husband. Ronnie has a daughter, Hannah Adams, from his ex while Jen gave birth to two daughters, Sienna and Jade Allen.
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Ronnie has revealed that his family gets 80% of their food supply from the swamp. He also has shared about his mother, who he portrays as an absolute beast. Remembering an incident from childhood, Ronnie recalled his mother liked to go into the swamp and hunt gators on her own.