Netflix’s ‘Tiger King’ has modified a number of lives ever since its premiere again in March 2020. Yet, the one particular person on the receiving finish of each the optimistic and the destructive has been Joe Exotic’s former enterprise associate, Jeff Lowe. The huge cat fanatic has all the time claimed that he helped the federal authorities take down the G.W. Zoo founder, however others have mentioned that he had a hand within the prison issues as nicely. But for now, as a result of Jeff is each a identified felon and an entrepreneur, let’s discover out extra about his total profession, adventures, and internet price, we could?
How Did Jeff Lowe Earn His Money?
Jeff Lowe has been surrounded by huge cats and different animals for so long as he can bear in mind. After all, his grandfather established the Robbins Brothers Circus in 1928, that means that it was completely atypical for him to be close to the gorgeous creatures always. As the years handed, Jeff’s love and keenness for them solely grew, so he ended up discovering methods to work with them whereas additionally caring for a few of his personal. In reality, he reportedly owned and operated pet-based companies in Colorado and Las Vegas earlier than bouncing round and launching a sequence of low cost retail shops.
Eventually, Jeff went on to work with famend stuntmen Robbie and Evel Knievel, legendary musician Prince, and several other different well-known personalities, indicating that he earned a minimize of their huge earnings as nicely. Jeff quickly discovered himself associating with Joe Exotic, which led him to change into the proprietor of the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park (G.W. Zoo) round 2018. By that time, although, he had already gotten into hassle for violence in opposition to his ex-wife and illegally carrying cubs into Las Vegas lodges. But it didn’t make a distinction within the possession then.
With that mentioned, Joe’s authorized troubles have been affecting the workings of the zoo for Jeff, so he did attempt to associate with anyone else and relocate, just for the plans to disintegrate. Then, in the summertime of 2020, a decide handed over the park to Carole Baskin over a previous authorized difficulty she had with Joe involving a $1 million settlement. As if all this wasn’t sufficient, in May 2021, the federal authorities raided the Tiger King Park (a moved enterprise) in Thackerville and accused house owners Jeff and his spouse, Lauren, of violating the Endangered Species Act after noting cases of animal mistreatment.
Two weeks after the raid, in early June, the Lowe couple was arrested on DUI prices, and in September, 4 bench warrants have been issued in opposition to Jeff after he failed to look in courtroom in Las Vegas. The latter was due to the 2017 indictments in opposition to him for not having a license for wild animals (three counts) and doing enterprise with no allow (one rely). As per stories, he wanted to pay $20,500 to settle the warrants and obtain a brand new courtroom date.
What is Jeff Lowe’s Net Worth?
Despite season 1 of Netflix’s ‘Tiger King’ specializing in the truth that he resided in a rented mansion and didn’t significantly put money into his partnership with one other animal keeper, from what we will inform, Jeff Lowe is fairly nicely off. He did say that he has “more money than God right now” in season 2, and though that’s an exaggeration, Jeff Lowe’s estimated internet price is roughly $5 million. Most of it is on account of his previous endeavors and appearances within the documentary sequence.
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