Tony Beets Bio

(Gold Prospector, Mining. Owner)

Tony Beets is one of the stars of the Discovery Channel’s Gold Rush. Tony is married to Minnie Beets with four children currently. Unfortunately, their fifth child died couple of months after birth.

Relationship Statistics of Tony Beets

What is Tony Beets marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Tony Beets get married ? (married date):, 1984
How many children does Tony Beets have ? (name):Four (Kevin Beets, Monica Beets, Mike Beets, Bianca Beets)
Is Tony Beets having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Tony Beets gay ?: No
Who is Tony Beets wife ? (name):Minnie Beets
Minnie Beets

More about the relationship

Tony Beets’ relationship status is totally and happily married to Minnie Beets. Minnie is the account-keeper of Beets’ mining prospects. She is also the model and spokesperson for Gorilla Cookies!

Tony and Minnie started dating when she was only 20 years or less. They married in 1984 and now have five children from the marriage: Bianca, Kelvin, Michale, Monica, and Jasmine.

Beets’ Crew of Gold Rush comprises of the whole Beets’ clan and then some. Sadly their youngest daughter, Jasmine who was born in 1992 died within two and a half months of her birth.

Tony and Minnie have been together for more than 40 years and still going strong.

Who is Tony Beets?

Tony Beets is the legendary Canadian gold-prospector and owner of the Tamarack Gold Mines, Klondike Region, Yukon, Canada.

He is a television reality-show legend and is regularly featured on the Discovery Channel’s television show ‘Gold Rush’. This series highlights Beets’ gold-prospecting skills along with possible mutiny, human and mining-related problems that arise more than often.

As of October 11, 2019, gold-entrepreneur Tony Beet has to beat a few. Check the new season of Gold Rush!

Birth Age, Family, Ethnicity

Tony Beets was born in Wijdenes, the Netherlands on December 15, 1959, to Klaus Beets and Magda Beets of Dutch ancestry. When he was seven, the family moved to Canada and they settled in Burgwerd.

Tony Beets- Professional Life, Career

Overall, Tony has worked as a farmer, a machine operator, and oil pipelines. However, it was gold-prospecting that made him a legend.

Initially, Tony arrived too early in the season to get a gold mining job. Eventually, he settled found a job in a Yukon gold mine, this became the start of his mining career and has not looked back since.

Then came Tony Beets’ TV career. He and his family debuted in season 2 of the ‘Gold Rush’ in 2010. He worked with his Beets’ Crew at Paradise Hill on the Paradise Hill claim. The show aired more than 60 episodes during its long run.

Currently, he provides employment to local miners in his company. Additionally, Tony also appeared in the fourth season of ‘Gold Rush’.

Tony Beets- Net Worth, Earnings

Apart from gold-prospecting and mining, Tony makes about $25 k per episode yearly from his work. Furthermore, he has an estimated net worth of $ 5 million.

He owns a floating industrial dredge on Clear Creek that he purchased for $ 1 million.

Tony Beets and Controversy

Tony Beets was in a controversy after he admitted to breaking the law and which landed him in a Canadian court of law.

This was after an episode of ‘Gold Rush’ that was aired on the Discovery Channel. It showed gasoline being poured into a dredge pond on Beets’ claims on the Indian River, then it was lit.

In addition, he was later charged under the Yukon Waters Act for allowing the incident to take place and not reporting it.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Tony is a blond with blue eyes. He has a thick long beard as well. He is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 80 kg.

Social Media

He has more than 53.9k followers on Twitter. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 156.1k followers. In addition, the GoldRushTV has more than 130k followers on Instagram.


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References: (goldrush.wikia, discovery, inquisitor)

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