Freddy Dodge is an American mining veteran and TV star famously known as “Gold Guru”. He has been a known name for all the Discovery + fans and gained popularity with respect for his mining achievements. His fans love him for his show in Gold Rus: Freddy Dodge’s Mine Rescue.
Born on December 30, 1966, Freddy spent his upbringing on a Colorado farm in a family of white ethnic background. Alongside his brother Derek Dodge, he shares the same profession. Though not much is revealed about his parents, Freddy is a Christian. His educational background remains private, but he is assumed to have received thorough training in mining, encompassing technical and geological facets of the job.
Freddy Dodge Career
With over four decades of experience in mining, geology, drilling, testing, and prospecting, Freddy is a seasoned mining professional. He’s been a prominent figure on the TV show “Gold Rush” since its inception, serving as a mining and gold recovery expert.
In the initial seasons (1, 2, 3, and 5), he contributed to the Hoffman crew both as a gold miner and in cameo roles. His full involvement as a regular cast member began in the third season, known as “Gold Rush: the Jungle.” In the fourth season, Freddy teamed up with his brother Derek.
Now, he’s gaining lots of fame for his own show on Discovery+ titled “Gold Rush: Freddy Dodge’s Mine Rescue,” which started on January 4, 2022. The series follows Freddy as he focuses on gold recovery, aiding mine owners along his journey. Joining him is expert mechanic and miner Juan Ibarra.
Active on social media and likes to engage with his fans on his Twitter handle where he currently has 70.3k followers since he joined back in 2012. He often replies and tweets back to his fans and also likes to share about his career and experiences over the platform.
Freddy Dodge Biography
|Real Name||Freddy Eugene Dodge|
|Birth Date||December 30, 1966|
|Age (as of 2023)||56 Years|
|Birth Place||Colorado, United States|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimeters – 172 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 83 kg – in Pounds – 182 lbs|
|Shoe Size||10 (U.S.)|
|Who is his wife?||Lisa Irene Dodge|
|Children||Two (Nikki & Sammi Dodge)|
Freddy married his wife Lisa Dodge in 1997 and has built a happy family. They are blessed with two daughters from this marriage, Nikki Dodge and Sammi Dodge. He is known to be a family man and tries to make time out to spend with his family and kids. He is also known to be close with his brother Derek.
Freddy Dodge Net Worth
Freddy has been working as a miner for the past several years and has managed to earn loads of income through his profession. Moreover, he also earns through his appearances and works on television for the Discovery+ channel. His net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be around $400,000.
- He is also a shooting and rifle enthusiast and enjoys hunting while he is not working.
- Freddy also holds 3 Canadian largest moose ever harvested with a muzzle-loaded rifle.
- He has often opened up about him and Juan Ibarra being a great team in interviews.
- While he was shooting season 5 of the show Gold Rush, his father-in-law passed away.