Pat Duke: wiki, bio, net worth, age, wife, children.

In a way, narrators are the flagbearer of a reality series. While so many different actors come and go in a series, the narrator is rarely changed. When it comes to a narrator, many reality series go with the formula, why fix it when it’s not broken. After all, having a constant narrator goes a long way to prove that the series is going according to plan. Pat Duke has been lending his voice to the reality TV series, Swamp People. In fact, he is one of the few permanent cast members of the series who has been around since day one. In this article, we take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Pat Duke.

Wiki/Bio Facts

Birth namePat Duke
Birth dateMay 15, 1964
Birth placeNashville, Tennessee, USA
Zodiac signTaurus
Marital statusMarried
Master in Music Theory and Composition with a minor in Theatre from Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU)
LanguagesFrench and English
OccupationVoice actor, singer, musician, producer, composer, author, TV personality
BookThoughts on the Pot: A Kaleidoscopic Cornucopia of Jokes, Observations, and Advice (Nov18,2022)
Net worth$1 million
AwardsEmmy Award; 2014 Promax BDA Award, Best Voiceover; 2012 Annecy International Film Festival (Paris) Annie Award, Secret Mountain Fort Awesome; Outstanding Video Game Character, Best Voiceover (2015 winner); Outstanding Narration Demo Reel, Best Voiceover (2015 winner); Outstanding National TV Commercial, Best Voiceover (2015 nominee); and Outstanding Animation Demo Reel, Best Voiceover (2015 nominee)
Musical collaborationsCeline Dion, Michael Bolton, Gladys Knight, and Josh Groban.
Narration creditsSwamp People, The Grand Slam Events, Rock Stars, Wild Alaska, NASCAR Memories, Texas Car Wars, Hell On The Highway, Buying The Bayou, Breakout, Prankville
Animation creditsSecret Mountain Fort Awesome, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Thor, Arcania: Gothic 4, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, Olde Fish
Political campaignsObama Campaign 2008 and 2012
Family backgroundBorn into a musical family
Recording careerBegan at the age of 14
Studio singer careerThrived in Music City as a successful studio singer
Additional crew creditsLast of the Longnecks, Lincoln, Happy Feet Two, A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas
Producer creditGeneration to Generation TV Series
IMDb pagePat Duke (II)
Official website
Relation to Patty DukeNone; Patty Duke was a stage name of Anna Marie Duke.
Swamp People narrator Pat Duke
Swamp People narrator Pat Duke

Early Life

Pat Duke was born on the 15th of May 1964 in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S. Born and raised in Nashville, little is known about Pat’s early life. As one of the guys who work behind the scenes, Pat is rarely recognized, even by fans of his work. He has not shared any relevant details about his parents and siblings. Pat comes from a musical family and started his musical journey quite early. At the age of 14, Pat started recording voice-overs and performing on stage with renowned singers like Michael Bolton and Celine Dion.

Professional Career

After starting his musical career quite early, Pat moved to Chicago to find better opportunities. It didn’t take long for talent agencies to notice Pat’s talent. He was quickly signed up by the Sharon Wittich talent agency. One of his early projects came in 2007 when Pat was asked to work on the TV series, Parkville. Pat provided voice recordings in six episodes of the series.

Over the years, Pat continued to build up his portfolio and started working on movies and video games. In 2008, Pat worked on video games, and The Inquisitor was one of his first projects. In the same year, Pat was also asked to work as the official narrator of Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. Pat continued to work with several video games and TV series down the line. Some of his works include League of Legends, Halo: Reach, and World of Warcraft.

Pat Duke wiki bio age net worth

And while Pat often worked in short-term projects, he landed a big fish when he signed up with Swamp people. He has been with the series since its first episode in 2010. Over the years, Pat voiced several thousand commercials and also voiced a Frost Giant Sentry in the famous Marvel Superhero Movie, Thor. Pat later moved to Los Angeles and shifted his focus to animation and video games.

Net Worth

Pat Duke has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2023 . His main source of income is his voice work in various media projects, such as commercials, animation, narration, promo, and interactive gaming. He has also earned money from his musical collaborations, production credits, and studio singing career as well as author.

Personal Life

Pat Duke has little to talk about his personal life. The man stays away from the cameras for most of his work and rarely gives interviews to media outlets. As such, little is known about Pat’s married life. While we do know the star is married, there are no details on his wife and children. 

Physical Traits

Height5ft 7inch or 1.7 m (approx.)
Weight85- 105Kg or 187-231pounds (approx.)
Hair colorGrey white
Eye colorHazel Brown
Skin toneFair
Face Oval
Facial hairBeard, mustache and sometimes clean shaved
VoiceDeep, raspy, and distinctive
Clothing styleCasual and comfortable
AccessoriesGlasses and hats
TattoosNone visible
PiercingsNone visible
BirthmarksNone visible
ScarsNone visible
DimplesNone visible


How did Pat Duke start his voice acting career?

Pat Duke started his voice acting career when he moved to Chicago to continue his music career. His unique speaking voice caught the ear of legendary Chicago talent agent, Sharon Wottrich. She immediately signed Pat. From that point, his voice acting career skyrocketed.

How many national commercials has Pat Duke performed on?

Pat Duke has performed on over 10,000 national commercials. He has voiced seven Super Bowl spots, one winning the prestigious Promax BDA Award for Best Voice Over.

What are some of the brands that Pat Duke has voiced for?

Pat Duke has voiced for many brands such as Kellogg’s Krave Cereal, Miller Lite, Coors Beer, KFC, and International Trucks.

Who are some of the acting coaches that Pat Duke has studied with?

Pat Duke has studied acting with many coaches such as Pat Fraley, Ed Asner, Brad Garrett, Nancy Cartwright, Marice Tobias, Barbara Harris.

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