Dave Turin Biography

Dave Turin or Dozer Dave is a Quarry and Mining expert who has spent 17 years in the mining industry with 4 years in gold. He is also a member of Hoffman Crew.  Some of his shows are Gold Rush: South America, Gold Fever, Gold Rush, and other projects. Recently on 20th May 2022, Gold Rush: Dave Turin’s lost Mine will be returning its season 4 at 9 pm on Discovery Channel.

Early Life

Dave Turin was born on 21st April 1959 in Sandy Oregon, United States of America. The information about his parents has not been shared with the media yet. He has three brothers and not much information about them has been shared with the media. At a young age, he used to go hunting and fishing with his family. Dave has completed his high school education but has not shared details about his school. Further, he went to university to pursue higher studies but has not shared details about the same. Over there he earned a degree in Civil Engineering.

Dave Turin Career

Dave professionally and actively participated in quarry and mining. He was cast in various documentary shows. In 2011 he was seen in Gold Rush and has worked in the reality show for 6 years. In 2013 he was seen in Gold Rush: South America, Gold Rush: The Dirt, and Gold Fever. He flew all over USA and Canada in search of Gold mining. In 2019 he was seen in Gold Rush: Dave Turin’s Lost Mine. Next year he worked in reality shows and films named Josh Gates Tonight and Gold Rush: The Legend of Porcupine Creek. In 2021 he was seen in Gold Rush: Winter’s Fortune. Viewers of Goldrush have witnessed his success, failure, and frustration, and when he is not moving rocks, he seems to pursue gold.

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Social Media

Dave is an active user on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. On his Instagram account, he has 30.3 thousand followers and 73 followings. His Instagram feed is filled with pictures of his family, workspace, and updates on upcoming shows. In March 2018 he joined Twitter and garnered 2,372 followers with 19 followings.

Dave Turin Biography

Real Name Dave Turin
Birth Date April 21, 1959
Age (as of 2022) 63 Years
Birth Place Sandy Oregon, USA
Profession Television Personality & Civil Engineer

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 11” – in Centimeters – 180 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 74 kg  –  in Pounds –  163 lbs
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown



Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is his wife? Shelly Turin
Children Three

Personal Life

Dave is married to his high school sweetheart named Shelly Turin. They have tied their wedding knot in a close and intimate wedding ceremony. It seems he likes to keep his personal life away from the media. The couple is also blessed with three children. His children are all grown up and married and are blessed with grandchildren.

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Dave Turin Net Worth

Dave Turin earns mainly from his gold mining and rock quarry career. Along with that, he is also a mining reality star as he works in Tv series named Gold Rush and might earn from the same. He also appears as a guest on talk various talk shows. According to sources his net worth has been estimated at around $2 million.


  • His family had a business rock quarry.
  • He helped Hoffman’s crew pursue gold and filmed for a reality show.
  • Dave has a variety of hats and wore many pieces of equipment for gold mining.
  • At College, he was a football player but focused on pursuing a mining career.
  • He is a grandfather to two girls and two boys.
  • In 2012 he was seen in a TV movie documentary named Do or Die.
  • He appeared in the archive footage of the Gold Rush in 2016.
  • He supports Gresham Ford as they support the needs of the local community.
  • For the last 35 years has been an owner and operator of a Ford pickup truck.

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