Troy Landry Biography

Troy Landry is a popular American Alligator Hunter and reality TV personality. He is also known as King of the Swamp because of his appearance on a TV show named Swamp People which air on History Channel. His family is known for the alligator hunting business for years and he continued to follow the history. On his Twitter account, he has 63.3 thousand followers and 52 thousand followers are there on his Instagram account.

Early Life

Troy was born on 9th June 1960 in Pierre Part, Louisiana, United States of America. The names of his parents are Duffy Landry and Myrtle Landry.  He also has siblings named Bubba Landry and Guy Landry. The information about his education qualification has not been shared with the media yet. He must have studied at high school and along with that he must be also helping his family in the hunting business. He has a lot of knowledge about reptiles and other sea animals.

Troy Landry Career

Troy began his career by working as a crocodile hunter. His hunting skills are also a part of a History Channel TV series. Apart from reality television personality and alligator hunting he also harvests and distributes Crawfish and other sea animals. According to sources he captures around 5 to 6 million crawfish a year. He also educates the locals about an alligator and the hunting method as a precaution. Alligator hunting was his part of life since he was young as he grew up living near the swamp. On History Channel he appears on a reality TV show named Swamp People. He has been working on the show since 2010 and has completed approximately 9 seasons.

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Troy will be appearing in Season12 of Swamp People which will be air on the History Channel soon. He is currently shooting for the same and will also give many interviews. Apart from that he also shares a lot of his hunting content on his social media accounts. He will be filming the series with his whole family as they have been in this business for many years and will also work on his Crawfish business.


His show has sometimes been accused of being cruel to animals especially crocodiles. But the show aims on protecting the alligator and maintain their habitat. He has also filed cases against three companies in 2012 where he accused them of profiting off merchandise with different trademark phrases. So his lawyers are busy handling such cases.

Troy Landry Biography

Real Name Troy Landry
Birth Date 9 June 1960
Age 60 Years
Birth Place Pierre Part, Louisiana, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession TV personality
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Gemini

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 9” – in Centimetres – 177 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 88 kg  –  in Pounds –  194 lbs
Chest Size 42 inches
Waist Size 36 inches
Biceps Size 16 inches
Shoe Size 10 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Grey
Eye Color Green
Body Type Average


Father Duffy Landry
Mother Myrtle Landry
Sister No
Brother Bubba Landry, Guy Landry


School Not Known
College Not Known

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Is he a Gay? No
Wife Bernita Landry
Children Three (Chase Landry, Jacob Landry, Brandon Landry)

Favorite Things

Hobbies Not Known
Favorite Food Not Known
Favorite Destination Not Known
Favorite Color Not Known
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Personal Life

Troy tied a knot on 26th September 1981 with Bernita Landry. The couple is blessed with 2 sons and he is also a stepfather to Bernita’s previous marriage. The names of their children are Chase, Jacob, and Brandon. They live together in their wooden dream house.

Troy Landry Net Worth

Troy has earned a lot from his alligator hunting business and by trading crawfishes. He also earns around $25,000 per episode by making an appearance on Swamp People as a reality TV star. According to sources his net worth has been estimated at around $2 million. He also earns from his sponsors and by traveling to different cities to catch and educate about alligators.


  • His generation is the 5th one to get into the alligator hunting business.
  • His wife was a teller at Patterson State Bank, worked as a School teacher, and is also a publicist for the History Channel.
  • Jacob, his son is an assistant director as well as an actor of Swamp People.
  • His accent has been identified as Cajun English which influenced by Cajun French and is widely spread in southern Louisiana.
  • Apart from crocodile he also catches Shrimps, trappers, lumberjacks, and moss peddlers.
  • Troy has appeared in a total of 107 episodes of Swamp People.
  • He has been hunting alligators for more than 25 years.
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