• Zak Bagans is a television personality, film producer, and paranormal investigator
• He grew up in Las Vegas and attended the Motion Picture Institute
• He is best known for his work on the Travel Channel reality series “Ghost Adventures”
• He has authored several books and owns a haunted house in Indiana and ‘The Haunted Museum’ in Las Vegas
• He has over 1.5 million net worth and a large social media presence

Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$1.5 million
Date Of BirthApril 5, 1977
FactHe is a graduate of the Motion Picture Institute.

Is Zak Bagans married?

As far as we know, Zak has not revealed to the media any information as to whether he is married or not, although there have been a lot of rumors. It is known that he dated the late Christine Dolce, who passed away in February of 2017. Afterwards, he was in a relationship with a girl named Marcy DeLaTorre. Furthermore, he announced via Twitter that he became engaged to Ashley in 2014, but no other information is unavailable. There are also rumors that he has a daughter, but he has denied it.

Who is Zak Bagans?

Zachary Alexander ‘Zak’ Bagans was born on the 5th April 1977, in Washington, D.C., USA of Czech, Italian and German ancestry. He is probably best recognized for being a television personality, appearing in the Travel Channel reality series “Ghost Adventures” as the main host and paranormal investigator, and creating the film “Demon House”. He is also known as a producer, and the author of several books.

Early Life and Education

Regarding his early life, Zak Bagans spent his childhood along with his sister in Las Vegas, Nevada, but he eventually attended Glenbard West High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Upon matriculation in 1995, he moved to Michigan and enrolled in the Motion Picture Institute, from which he graduated four years later. While he lived there, Zak became interested in paranormal activities, apparently due to a very strange experience, when he faced the spirit of a suicidal woman. Right after graduation, Zak returned to Las Vegas to work at filming various documentaries; however, he found a job as a Vegas Voltage DJ for weddings, working at that interest until the time he decided to pursue a career as a paranormal investigator.

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 “Ghost Adventures”

Zak’s career really started in 2004, when he was hired by Aaron Goodwin and Nick Groff to produce their documentary film entitled “Ghost Adventures”, in which he also appeared. He continued to work in the position of the executive producer of the reality TV series, which has been airing on the Travel Channel ever since. Besides that, he also started his career as the host of and one of the paranormal investigators in the same show, adding a considerable amount to his net worth. Moreover, he also worked on its spin-off entitled “Ghost Adventures: Aftershocks” between 2014 and 2016.

Other Projects

In 2011, after getting enough experience and knowledge about working as a paranormal investigator, Zak began co-hosting the reality TV series “Paranormal Challenge” alongside Dave Schrader on the same channel, which was followed by his working on the documentary special entitled “Ultimate Travel: Legends Of The Park”, about supposedly haunted national parks. In the next year, Zak worked as the executive producer of the reality TV show “Paranormal Paparazzi”, after which he focused on his work on the “Ghost Adventures” series. Other than that, Zak also collaborated with the Lords of Acid on their song “Paranormal Energy” from their album “Deep Chills”, as well as with Praga Khan.

Recent Years

To speak further about his career, Zak produced the 2015 thriller “Sympathy, Said The Shark”, directed by Devin Lawrence, after which he created his own show entitled “Deadly Possessions” in 2016, which also aired on the Travel Channel. Most recently, he directed and produced the pseudo-documentary film “Demon House”, which was released in 2018, in which he starred alongside Adam Ahlbrandt and Matthew Mourgides. So, his net worth is certainly still rising.


Zak’s career has inspired him to write several books. In 2011, he co-wrote with Kelly Crigger the book “Dark World: Into The Shadows With The Lead Investigator Of The Ghost Adventures Crew”, which peaked at No. 18 on The New York Times Best Seller list, increasing further his net worth. Since then he has published three more titles – “Darkness Optional: The Holy Truth” (2013), “I Am Haunted” (2014) and “I Am Haunted: Living Life Through The Dead” (2015) – all of which increased his fortune.

Zak Bagans Net Worth and Assets

His career started in 2004, and since then he has been an active member of the entertainment industry, primarily known as a reality television personality and paranormal investigator. So, if you ever wondered how rich Zak Bagans is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the size of his net worth is over $1.5 million, accumulated through his successful dual career. Another source of his wealth is coming from his owning a clothing line named ‘Reaper’. His assets include a haunted house located in Indiana, and ‘The Haunted Museum’ located in Las Vegas, which was opened for visitors in 2017.

Appearance and Tattoos

Speaking about his appearance, Zak has an athletic body and is 6 feet (183 cms) tall, while his weight is reputed to be around 176 lbs (80 kgs). He has short brown hair and blue eyes. Zak is a huge fan of tattoos, and has seven on his body, including an angel/demon behind his neck and a Celtic cross on his left arm, among others.

Social Media Presence

In addition to his involvement in the entertainment industry, Zak Bagans is an active member across many of the most popular social media sites, including his official Instagram account on which he has almost 450,000 followers, and a Twitter account with more than 900,000 fans. He also has his official Facebook page, on which he announces his upcoming projects.

General Info

Full NameZak Bagans
Net Worth$1.5 million
Date Of BirthApril 5, 1977
Height1.82 m
ProfessionTelevision producer, Film producer, Author, Film director, Actor, Television Editor, Television Director


SiblingsMeredith Bagans


MoviesGhost Adventures
TV ShowsParanormal Challenge, Ghost Adventures, Deadly Possessions, Ghost Adventures: Aftershocks

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1I don't hunt ghosts, I communicate with them.


1He had a dungeon built in his former house, in Las Vegas.
2He attended Glenbard West High School, Glen Ellyn, Illinois. He graduated on January 1995.
3Has 2 scars on each eyebrow.
4Favorite colors: black, red and silver.
5On February 1998 he was on Las Vegas Wheel of Fortune for Family Week along with his sister.
6Allergic to red fruits, prawns, pumpkin, spinach, calf, rye, paprika, grapes and almonds.
7Loves animals, above all dogs.
8Fond of history.
9After graduating in high school he attended Western Michigan University only for 8 months. He later graduated at Motion Picture Institute of Michigan.
10Adopted a dog named Gracie from Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
11Appeared in a Lumber Liquidator commercial.
12He has 7 tattoos: an angel/demon behind his neck, symbol of the battle between good and evil he faced on his investigation on Poveglia Island, Italy (2009). A little Christian cross on his right index. A big Celtic cross on his left arm. An Aries symbol on his right arm. Dracula's cross on his right wrist. The writing "Denn die Todten reiten Schnell", German for "for the dead travel fast", a quote from Bram Stoker's "Dracula", on his inner left arm. Number 11, near the German writing, symbolizing his apologizes to a female spirit he mocked while investigation on room n. 11 of Silver Queen Hotel, Virginia City, back on 2004.
13Huge fan of Vlad III Tepes, aka Dracula.
14He's of Italian, Czech and German descent.
15He has an elder sister, Meredith and two younger half-siblings: Sky and Phil.
16He's an Aries.
17He worked as a Vegas Voltage DJ for weddings in Las Vegas.
18Favorite subject at school was Poetry.
19He uses glasses.
20Has a fear of snakes, heights, clowns and "creepy-looking" dolls.
21Met and befriended Ghost Adventures (2008) co-creator Nick Groff at Las Vegas in 2004, as Nick hired him as DJ for his wedding.
22He is a graduate of the Motion Picture Institute.




The Demon House2015Documentary executive producer post-production
Ghost Adventures2008-2016TV Series executive producer - 159 episodes
Ghost Adventures: Aftershocks2014-2016TV Series executive producer - 24 episodes
Sympathy, Said the Shark2015executive producer
Paranormal Paparazzi2012TV Series executive producer
Paranormal Challenge2011TV Series documentary executive producer - 12 episodes
Ghost Adventures2004Documentary executive producer


The Demon House2015Documentary post-production
Ghost Adventures: Aftershocks2014TV Series
Ghost AdventuresTV Series co-creator - 50 episodes, 2008 - 2012 written by - 5 episodes, 2008 - 2010
Paranormal Challenge2011TV Series documentary creator - 12 episodes
Ghost Adventures2004Documentary


The Demon House2015Documentary post-production
Ghost AdventuresTV Series 4 episodes, 2010 - 2014 co-director - 25 episodes, 2008 - 2010
Paranormal Challenge2011TV Series documentary
Ghost Adventures2004Documentary


Paranormal Challenge2011TV Series documentary
Ghost AdventuresTV Series 7 episodes, 2008 - 2011 co-editor - 19 episodes, 2008 - 2010

Camera Department

Ghost Adventures2008-2009TV Series camera operator - 9 episodes


Ghosts That Hunt Back2011Video very special thanks
The World Within2010Documentary thanks


The Demon House2015Documentary post-productionHimself
Ghost Adventures2008-2017TV SeriesHimself
Ghost Adventures: Aftershocks2014-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Host
Deadly Possessions2016TV SeriesHimself
Today2015TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with James Corden2015TV SeriesHimself
ABC News Nightline2012TV SeriesHimself
Paranormal Challenge2011TV Series documentaryHimself
Ghost Adventures2004DocumentaryHimself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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