“Mountain Men” Star Tom Oar Wiki, Net Worth, Age, First Wife, Death, Brother, Family

• Tom Oar is a reality TV star best known for appearing in the series “Mountain Men”
• As of 2018, his net worth is estimated to be over $200,000
• He is Caucasian, and married to Nancy for over 40 years, with one child
• The series was created by jilted “Duck Dynasty” producers
• Though not active on any social media, the show does have an official Twitter account

“Mountain Men” Star Tom Oar Wiki and Age

Tom Oar was born in 1945 in Illinois,  USA, which means that he is around 73 years old and his nationality is American. Oar is best known as a reality TV star who appeared in “Mountain Men”, a series broadcast on the History Channel, and which identifies his lifestyle and work. He hasn’t shared his exact place and date of birth, so his zodiac sign is not available.

Net Worth

So just how rich is Tom Oar as of late 2018? According to authoritative sources, this reality TV star has a net worth of over $200,000, accumulated from his career in the previously mentioned fields. Furthermore, he hasn’t disclosed any information regarding his assets. As a matter of fact, one of the main “problems” of the cast, besides the possibility of being eaten by a wild animal or getting injured on a mountain, is having to worry about finances, as it seems. However, it was subsequently revealed that the cast members successfully run their businesses and that they make more than enough money being exposed in the media.

Our #MCM goes out to Tom Oar for his rugged charm and amazing vests. #MountainMen

Posted by Mountain Men on Monday, April 13, 2015

Ethnicity and Background

When it comes to Oar’s ethnicity, he is Caucasian, and now has grey hair to go with his dark eyes. Judging from the photos available on the internet, Oar is in good shape and condition, due to the fact that he spends a lot of time on outdoor activities. However, he hasn’t shared information regarding his early life and formative years.

Mountain Men

The series revolves around Marty Meierotto, who resides in Two Rivers, a small town located in Alaska, with his wife Dominique and daughter Noah. Every month, he goes to his cabin on the Draanjik River in the Alaska North Slo, where he uses a snowmobile to collect furs. The rest of the cast includes Tom Oar, his wife Nancy, George Michaud and Charlie Tucker. The series showed the life of Oar, who lives near Yaak River in northwestern Montana with his wife Nancy and their dog Ellie. Besides that, “Mountain Men” also follows the life of Rich Lewis, a mountain lion hunter, who also lives in Montana and tracks mountain lions with the help of his dogs. However, in the sixth season of the series, Lewis stated that he was getting too old for the business, leaving the series at the end of the mentioned season.

Secrets and Interesting Facts

Many fans are interested in the lives of the cast members behind closed doors. However, not many people know that the series was created by jilted “Duck Dynasty” producers. Prior to the  cast of Mountain Men being formed, Marc Pierce and Chris Richardson found out about the Robertson family of Duck Dynasty fame, and went on to create “Duck Commander”, the precursor of “Duck Dynasty”.  Another little known fact is that Tom and his wife actually have cable, despite the fact that their lifestyle seems isolated. Also, one of the main stars, Eustace Conway, admitted that he likes to have a certain image and persona surrounding him, thus, while talking with Elizabeth Gilbert, the author of the book “The Last American Man” which follows his life, insisted on being described as a “wild man”. Besides that, Oar admitted that his real life is not as dangerous as the series makes it seem and that crazy events such as harsh blizzards, doesn’t happen as often as the show makes it seem.

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When it comes to his relationship status, Tom has apparently been happily married to his wife Nancy for more than 40 years. The couple has one child together, a son named Chad, who appears in the series alongside his father. The family owns a dog named Ellie and overall seems to be living a fulfilling life.

Social Media

Oar isn’t active on any social media, which makes it harder for his fans to get in touch with him. However, his TV series has its official account on Twitter and they often talk about their cast, including Tom. They jokingly posted a photo of him with the caption reading “Tom Oar is our #MCM because he’s a wild man to the core. #MountainMen”. They have recently posted a tweet in which they promoted their merchandise with the following caption – “We’re excited to announce the Official HISTORY Store! Get authentic new Mountain Men gear including shirts, hoodies, mugs and more.” Besides that, they promoted one of their latest episodes saying “Now autumn’s fire burns slowly along the woods, day by day the leaves fall and melt. Cozy up for new quests and quandaries tonight at 9/8c”. Besides that, “Mountain Men” has a lot of fans who often tweet about the show. One fan has recently tweeted – “Talked to Tom and Nancy Ore, today from the show #MountainMen on Nat Geo. Love the show. That was pretty cool! Found their number from the Yellow Pages! Very down-to-earth and cool people talk to them for about an hour. Such great people”

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