Who is Dave Turin?
Dave Turin was born on the 21st April 1959, in Sandy, Oregon USA, and is a reality television personality, best recognized for appearing in the reality TV series “Gold Rush” as a quarry manager and mining expert. The show has been airing on the Discovery Channel since 2010.
Early Life and Education
While in high school, he wanted to become a professional American Football player, and he played it for the school team. Upon matriculation, Dave enrolled in Oregon State University, where he continued to play for the college team in the position of a linebacker. He graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering in 1990.
Right after his graduation, Dave started to pursue his career as a civil engineer, working for the family rock quarry business, alongside his father and his three brothers, called Jim Turin and Sons, and is currently known under the name Mt. Hood Rock Company. He distinguished himself as an expert, who managed to run the business quite successfully, which led him to become spotted by Todd Hoffman, who hired him to work in the position of the outside consultant for their Porcupine Creek gold mining claim.
Dave Turin Net Worth
His career started in the early 1990s, , his net worth is ~$20 million. His current annual income is estimated at over $400,000.
Life behind the Scene
Dave Turin is married to Shelly, who works as a nurse, and with whom he has three children and two grandchildren. Their current residence is in Gresham, Oregon.
In his spare time, Dave enjoys fishing and hunting.