Zak Bagans is so popular in the paranormal world that even the ghosts have heard of him. Over the years, Zak has gathered a massive amount of fan following from his misadventures. An authority on ghosts and the supernatural, Zak is also an actor, television personality, museum operator, and author. The lead investigator in the reality series, Zak is also the executive producer. The man is often seen traveling to and fro from national and international locations which are rumored to be hunted. In a career spanning more than two decades, Zak has committed to find and to prove the existence of the supernatural. In this article, we will take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Zak Bagans.
Life before Ghost Adventures:
Zak Bagan was born on the 5th of April 1977. He graduated from film school in Michigan and moved to Nevada in search of better opportunities. In his early days in Nevada, Zak met his future cast member and paranormal investigator, Aaron Goodwin. The pair instantly bonded and started working on their first-ever documentary. The resulting movie was a series of clips that were shot all over Nevada. Even though the clips had their fair share of faults, it gave birth to the award-winning reality TV series, Ghost Adventures.
Life on the travel channel:
The concept was picked up by the travel channel and Zak was offered a new deal as a lead investigator. Alongside Ghost Adventures, Zak was also offered the position of executive producer in Ghost Adventures: Aftershocks. Aftershocks featured the crew’s exploits as they follow up on the places they had already investigated. Bagans also started working another reality series entitled, Deadly Possessions. Contrary to Bagan’s other shows, the series featured stories of haunted items hosted on Bagans’ Las Vegas museum collection. Over the years, Bagan has worked in numerous shows like Travel Channel’sParanormal Paparazzi, Paranormal Challenge, and Netherworld. In 2004, Bagan established the world’s largest paranormal investigation organization. The Ghost Adventures Crew has over 6,000 members around the states.
Life in films and books:
In addition to his numerous reality TV series and shows, Zak has also worked on several movies. He worked as a producer in the documentary Sympathy, Said the Shark, and the 2016 documentary, The Demon house. Zak is also an author and has worked on several books including Dark World: Into the Shadows with the Lead Investigator of the Ghost Adventures Crew, I am Haunted: Living Life Through the Dead and Ghost-Hunting For Dummies. Zak is also the owner of a museum which is located in Las Vegas. The museum was opened to the public in October of 2017 and consists of 33 rooms. But unlike your normal museum, Zak’s museum features stuff from dead people including Bela Lugosi’s mirror, the Dybbuk box, Peggy the Doll, and Jack Kevorkian’s “Death Van”.
Similar to most of his cast members, Zak is a huge fan of music. In October of 2012, Zak decided to pair up with Lords of Acid’s Praga Khan and worked on an 11 track album. Each song featured a message from the dead which was captured from Zak’s paranormal investigations.
While Zak is yet to tie the knot, he is rumored to be dating Holly Madison. Even though the pair had known each other for a long time, they recently reconnected after Holly came to visit Zak’s Haunted Museum in Las Vegas, in May of 2019.
Personal Life: Zak Bagans wife & Kids
Zak Bagans is neither married nor single. As of 2020, Zak is in a relationship with the former Playboy model Holly Madison. The relationship came to public knowledge not long after her divorce from her ex-husband Pasquale Rotella in February 2019. By June 2019 Zak and Holly were an item as reported by TMZ. Other than the current relationship, Zak has kept pretty much tight about his affairs. Of what little is know he was in a relationship with Christine Dolce. Christine was a Cosmetologist, she struggled with substance abuse and died of liver failure in February 2017.
Date of Birth
April 5, 1977
Place of Birth
United States of America
Reality-TV actor, Paranormal Investigator, Museum operator, Author