This is how much money the Tiger King zookeepers are worth
Carole Baskin potentially has $30 million!!!
We don’t need to say again how wild Tiger King on Netflix is, these memes prove it, but what is truly wild is the net worth of the zookeepers. I’m talking millions here.
The big cat game makes some serious dollar for Joe Exotic and the other zookeepers in Tiger King. None of them have said specifically how much money they have in the bank, but we’ve done a little digging and found out they’re definitely not short of cash.
Joe Exotic, Carole Baskin, Jeff Lowe, Mario Tabraue and Doc Antle have a combined net worth of over $100 million. That’s mad! And with various lawsuits coming from everyone these guys could be getting a whole lot richer.
These are the potential net worths of the zookeepers from Tiger King on Netflix:
Joe is currently estimated to have a net worth of $10-15 million. Joe has allegedly managed to make this much money from how he operated his zoo. He charged $15 for an adult ticket and $10 for a child. He made a lot more money through running his “Royalty Tour” which cost $175 per person.
Aside from charging a high price for the tours, he also kept his costs low by only paying his staff $150 a week. Joe also increased his net worth by allegedly selling tiger cubs for $2,000 each.
And now that he’s suing the US Government for nearly $94 million he could be getting a whole LOT richer.
Carole is alleged to have a net worth between $1 – $10 million but she could be even richer because she inherited her first husband’s fortune after his mysterious disappearance.
Don’s fortune was estimated to have been between $7 – $20 million which means Carole could have a net worth of $30 million. That’s a crazy amount of money for a woman who allegedly fed her husband to the tigers.
Jeff is a multi-millionaire because of his many jobs. He used to own a chain of discount retail stores before then going to manage the stunt men Evel and Robbie Knievel.
Evel had a net worth of $3 million when he died and Robbie currently has a net worth of $10million. Being their manager and getting a cut of their profits would have added a lot of dollar to Jeff’s pockets.
He now owns The Greater Wynnewood Park so will be making some serious money off of that.
Mario, aka the drug lord who is the sanest person in this whole show, is said to be absolutely minted. Back in the 1980s, at the height of his drug lord fame, Mario was said to be the lead in a 10-year drug operation which was worth $79 million!!
He now has his own private zoo, which charges a lot for a visit. A 10-minute session with chimpanzees will cost you $700, spending one hour with primates will cost you $300 and a special wildlife experience costs $700 for three hours.
Basically every day he’s raking it in.
So Doc is making a LOT of money off of his zoo, T.I.G.E.R.S in Florida. He charges $339 per person for a tour, which happen three times a week during the summer.
Doc then charges you $150 for professional photos and you’re not allowed to take any of your own. Which is $489 per person. There’s an average of 45 people on each tour meaning Doc makes $22,005 per tour slot.
Over the 26 weeks the tour is open, T.I.G.E.R.S makes $1.3 million. Doc also has a storefront at a mall selling photos of cubs and a small park in Miami where he puts on Tiger shows, so basically he’s rolling in in it.
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