American Television personality Russell Hantz is best known for his appearance on the U.S. reality show, Survivor. Being a TV personality, Hantz is also an American Oil company owner. He was a runner-up on Survivor: Samoa and second runner-up on Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains. A veteran competitor, Russell Hantz also appears on Australian Survivor: Champions Versus Contenders that kicked off on August 2018.
Most of his followers wonder about his survivor history as he played the game three times in just two years. He first played Survivor in the 19th edition of Survivor: Samoa in 2009 where he placed 2nd. Next, he played the survivor in its 20th edition, Survivor Heroes Versus Villains in 2010 where he placed 3rd. He again appeared in Survivor in its 22nd edition in 2011.
However, many of the viewers are keen to know Russell Hantz married life. So, who is Russell Hantz wife? Is the Survivor reason for the end of Russell Hantz married life? Also, find out the figure of Russell Hantz net worth. On deck, we’ll be exploring Russell Hantz wiki, bio, wife, children, divorce, net worth, age, height, parents, and family.
Russell Hantz Married Life: Wife, Children, and Divorce
Russell Hantz is recognized as one of the most daring and influential contestants in the Survivor series. He has gathered quite a fan following since the past decade. He was once a happily married man, but now, he is living a life under the radar these days. But who was Russell Hantz ex-wife?
The Survivor star Russell was once a happily married man to his longtime girlfriend turned wife, Melanie Menard. Melanie and Russell tied knots secretly and were together for several years.
The former couple gave birth to four children together. Among them, two are twin girls, Hailey and Hannah, a son, and a younger daughter. Unfortunately, the pair couldn’t see the happy ending of their married life because he and his wife filed for divorce that got finalized on October 10, 2014.
It looks like Hantz has custody of only three children. On 22nd March 2016, he tweeted about raising his three children and being a single parent to them.
I am a single father raising 3 children. I would have a serious discussion with my kids and would go from there. https://t.co/ougvqyw28r
— Russell Hantz (@russellhantz) March 22, 2016
No doubt, Hantz will be a great father to his three children. According to his tweets, he is too much concerned about their children. As the school shooting prevails nowadays, he mentioned that he would hope the teacher had a gun to protect his children.
I would hope the teacher had a gun to protect my children from these mentally ill people shooting up school! I would be on the platform pushing to get guns in teachers hands! https://t.co/P2WhZ4afVy
— Russell Hantz (@russellhantz) April 11, 2018
His daughter, Hailey has already given birth to a daughter, Kennedy.
Russell Hantz Girlfriend and Dating Affair
After the divorce with his wife, Melanie, Russell never sparked any dating rumors. He has never been spotted dating any girl or announcing his new girlfriend. But who wouldn’t need a partner in his/her life?
Since, 1st April 2018, Hantz has been posting pictures with a girl named, Taylor King who goes by the name ‘tk_626’ on Instagram. In one of his posts, he even mentioned Taylor as “my girl” and she replied by saying “I Love You.”
Also, in one of the Instagram posts, Russell shared a picture that shows a hand wearing a floral ring, embracing his hand where he captioned “She said Yes” with an emoji of tears full of joy. Many of his fans even congratulated him thinking he was engaged. However, Russell didn’t mention the name of the girl and also didn’t confirm his engagement.
So, who is the lucky girl? Most of the posts indicate that the love of Russell’s life is Taylor King. She even posed for a picture with the granddaughter of Russell. No doubt, the duo is very close to each other and could be dating for real. But unless Russell or Taylor confirm their relationship, we can’t say that they are dating. As we know, a picture speaks for itself, they are more likely a couple, and there is a huge chance that they are dating.
Russell Hantz Wiki-Bio: Age, Height, Parents, Family
The American oil company owner Russell Hantz was born on the year 1972 in Texas. He celebrates his birthday on October 10 which makes his age 45. His ethnicity is white. He has a decent height of 1.67m.
He lives with his four children in Texas. His parents are still not revealed in media. He even states that he is happy without his former wife. He told that he had no desire to be in a relationship.
Russell Hantz Net worth
Hentz is best known for his appearance on the reality show, Survivor. His performance on survivor was initially met with a mixed reception. Some appreciated him whereas other criticized him. He has appeared in Survivor (Samoa, Heroes vs. Villains Redemption Island and Information leaks) and other television leaks.
He is also a self-made oil executive. But what’s the figure of Russell Hantz net worth?
As of 2018, Russell Hantz net worth is estimated at $2 million.