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Who Is Preston Roberts? His Net Worth, Career Earnings, And Death

Sayuri Wed Dec, 2018
Who Is Preston Roberts? His Net Worth, Career Earnings, And Death

If уоu hаvе hаd а сhаnсе tо wаtсh the tеlеvіѕіоn ѕеrіеs ‘Моuntаіn Меn’ on the History channel, it is quіtе certain thаt Preston Roberts muѕt bе vеrу fаmіlіаr face for уоu. Well, death is the cruelest and the most tragic thing that could happen to a person. He left the fans of the show in mourning when he passed away last year, not long after being diagnosed with cancer.

During the span of his career, he was able to amass a notable amount of net worth. Here is a quick summary of career, net worth, and earnings of Preston Roberts in 2018.

Preston Roberts: Net Worth & Earnings

As of 2018, thе estimated nеt wоrth оf Рrеѕtоn Rоbеrtѕ іѕ $2.5 mіllіоn, which he earned through his acting in Mountain Men and by selling handmade knives. 

As an artist, he made beautiful handmade 4-5 inches knives that he sold for $250 each. His Knife-making skill was excellent and was even highlighted on the episode titled "Concussion" of Mountain Men

After his death, a fundraiser had been held to support his wife and family. Fortunately, people heartily contributed and surpassed the expected figure to a whopping $110,000. 

Preston Roberts: Rise to Fame

Roberts was a tutor in the Wilkes County School System for 25 years and was elected as the Teacher of the Year twice, thanks to his hard work and dedication. He worked as an instructor at numerous primitive skills gatherings and cultural events throughout the United States. 

Roberts later started studying independently with the Native American people, becoming a contemporary traditional dancer and a singer. He lived in Wilkes County with his family where he owned a big organic garden as well as a few horses and chickens.

During his earlier life, he also worked in Turtle Island Preserve as a woodsman and as an environmentalist. 

Roberts used to make knives, hunt, and fish. Ніѕ ѕkіllѕ mаdе hіm bесоmе a раrt оf thе Ніѕtоrу Сhаnnеl ТV ѕhоw. Іn оnе оf thе еріѕоdеѕ, hе mаdе knіvеѕ frоm а сіrсulаr ѕаwmіll blаdе which hе nаmеd ‘Wооdѕmаn’ ѕеrіеѕ оf thе knіvеѕ.

He came to limelight after becoming a cast member on History Channel’s show Mountain Men, along with his friend, Eustace Conway, whom he met in 1982

Preston Roberts: Death

Due to complications from an inoperable tumor on his liver, Roberts took his last breath at 3:30 pm on Monday, July 24, 2017, in the arms of his beloved wife Kathleen DuPont McGuire, surrounded by his family and loved ones. He was buried at Morning Watch Hill Cemetery in Boone, North Carolina.