(Big Cat Dealer)
Joe Exotic is an American former owner of Oklahoma Wildlife Park and a big-cat dealer. Currently, he is serving a 22-year prison sentence after being found guilty of attempting to hire two people to kill Caroline Baskin in addition to many animal wildlife violations including killing five beautiful tigers.
Quick Facts of Joe Exotic
|Age:||59 years 6 months|
|Birth Date:||March 14, 1963|
|Full Name:||Joe Exotic|
|Net Worth:||$10 million|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 11 inches (1.80m)|
|Profession:||Big Cat Dealer|
|Lucky Color:||Sea Green|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Cancer, Scorpio|
|Last Update:||September, 2022|
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Relationship Facts of Joe Exotic
- Joe Exotic is married to Dillon Passage.
- He is father of One (Brandon Chappell).
- Joe Exotic is not having an affair with anyone presently.
- His sexual orientation is not straight and is gay.
What is the relationship of Joe Exotic?
Joe Exotic has been married to five people in his life.
His first marriage was with Biran Rhyne. The couple met while Joe was working as a security guard at a cowboy-themed gay bar. They married at the bar in 1986. The marriage ended after Biran died due to AIDS in 2001.
After a few months of his first partner’s death, he met and married J. C. Hartpence. Joe has claimed that Hartpence once held a gun to his head while they were fighting. The pair divorced and J.C. went to prison for murder after the split up.
Joe’s third wedding was actually with two different people. The first of those two was John Finlay. The couple met when Joe came to work at Exotic’s Zoo. He had a volatile relationship with him, too. He has claimed that John once sent him to the hospital after throwing him into a wall.
After some time, they formed a throuple with a young worker at the farm, Travis Maldonado. The couple married in 2014 though Travis and Joe eventually remarried as a couple after John got a fellow worker at the animal park pregnant.
In 2017, Travis Maldonado died. After his death, Joe became increasingly unstable. Travis died after he shot himself while trying to prove that the gun would not fire without its magazine even when there was a bullet in the chamber.
Two months after his death, Joe married Dillon Passage. The couple got married in December 2017 and were married at least until his arrest in 2018. According to some reports, he and his husband are still married.
Recently in Nov 2020, Dillon was arrested for the drink and drive case. Joe has a son named Brandon Chappell. His mother is Kim but the details are not disclosed.
Who is Joe Exotic?
Joe Exotic is an American former owner of Oklahoma Wildlife Park and a big-cat dealer. Currently, he is serving a 22-year prison sentence after being found guilty of attempting to hire two people to kill Caroline Baskin. In addition to many animal wildlife violations including killing five beautiful tigers.
He became well-known after ‘Tiger King’. a Netflix series was released about his crime journey.
Joe Exotic: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Childhood, Ethnicity
Joe Exotic was born on March 14th, 1963, in Kansas, the United States of America. His real name is Joe Schreibvogel. As 0f 2020, his age is 59. He has not revealed his parents.
He had two brothers and two sisters. One of his brothers was named Garold. Joe spent a lot of time with his brother during his childhood days. He was a bully during his childhood days but shared a close bond with his brother. Unfortunately, he lost his brother to an accident. A drunk driver crashed into Garold and he died.
His ethnicity is Caucasian.
Education: School/College, University
Talking about his education, he went to schools in Kansas. However, other than that, there is no information about his educational background.
Joe Exotic: Controversial Professional Life, Arrests
Joe established the Exotic Animal Memorial Park after his brother was hit by a drunk driver and killed. He opened it with the help of insurance money. He started with donations from people who no longer wanted to pet their wild animals. In 200, he received his first two tigers named Tess and Tickles and started breeding them.
As time passed, individuals and organizations started raising voices against his business practices. Some authorities investigated him after a video of some of his employees striking a tiger with a rifle surfaced on the internet. However, no action was taken against them. By the mid-2000s, the park had more than a thousand animals. He also sold lotions and branded condoms in the gift shop.
In April 2019, he was arrested on eight counts of violating the Lacey Act for falsifying wildlife records, two counts of murder-for-hire, and nine counts of violating the Endangered Species Act. Moreover, he was accused of killing five tigers to make room for other big cats and even sold tiger cubs. Furthermore, he also had accusations of falsifying records relating to tigers, lions, and a baby lemur which were transported or donated for exhibition but were sold by him.
In January 2020, Joe Exotic was sentenced to 22 years in prison for many cases of animal abuse and attempted murder for hire. He became quite famous after a Netflix series called Tiger King was released in March 2020.
How much is Joe Exotic Worth?
Joe Exotic has an estimated net worth of around $10 million as of 2022. There is no information about his salary.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight
Exotic stands at a height of around 5 feet 11 inches. Also, he weighs around 78 kg. He wears a shoe size of 10(UK). Moreover, he has grey eye color and his hair color is blonde.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Exotic was active on social media before getting arrested. His Instagram account has around 16.4k followers. Moreover, there are several fan pages of him on Facebook and Twitter.