Zak Catchem is one of the younger cast members of the reality TV series, Swamp People. While most of his fellow hunters are well and beyond 40, Zak is nearing 30-years-of age. However, he is by no means a greenhorn. Even though experience counts a lot in gator hunting, so does skill, and Zak is one of the skilled gator hunters in the business. And unlike most of his peers, Zak is not fully dependent on the swamp. He owns a YouTube channel entitled Catch Em All Fishing and has 3.27M subscribers. In this article, we take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Zak Catchem.
Zak Bagby was born on the 1st of November 1990 in Florida, USA. Born and raised by father William A Bagby and mother Melinda D Bagby in Florida, Zak shares an Indian descent on his father’s side. From a young age, Zak fell in love with fishing participated in several fishing competitions. In 2004, a 14-year-old Zak won the junior fishing competition hosted by The International Game Fish Association. Zak has revealed very little about himself and hasn’t disclosed much about his academic background.
Life on Swamp People:
Zak joined the reality TV series Swamp people in its 10th season. Zak’s television debut came in 2019 in Swamp People Serpent Invasion and he has been with the series ever since. The spin-off series focused on local hunters from Florida who were brought in to solve the Python problem. On the set, Zak pairs up with veteran gator hunter Joey Edgar. Zak is ever handy with the gun and is good friends with Joey. The series is currently in its 11th season and Zak is enjoying his time as a gator hunter.
A YouTube star:
Zak first rose to fame due to his involvement in YouTube. He took to the platform to display his love for fishing. Named Catch Em All Fishing, the channel shows the adventures of Zack as he goes fishing. The YouTube channel has around 3.27 million followers and also has more than 768 million views. His subscriber count is sure to increase following his appearances in Swamp people. Alongside YouTube, Zak also has a huge fan following on Instagram. He has around 256K followers on the platform. He uses the platform to post details in his work life and snippets of his future releases.
As of date, Zak’s net worth is estimated to be around USD 1.8 million. However, the number is only expected to increase in the years to come
Zak Catchem is a private man. He doesn’t like to reveal much about himself and wants to keep his life private. And while it is unknown if Zak was married in the past, he is currently dating someone. He is together with Selena, who is seemingly an Instagram model. The pair have been together for quite a while and Selena often accompanies Zak during his solo fishing exploits. Zak took to Instagram to express his happiness during Selena’s birthday. The caption read,
‘You are one of a Kind, and I want everyone to know it. Happy birthday little one. To many more LITTY parties and laid back poolside days to come.’