Dave Canterbury Net Worth

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Dave Canterbury Wiki Biography

David Michael Canterbury, better known as Dave Canterbury, is a famous survival specialist who was born on 19 September 1963 in the USA. He co-starred in the two seasons of a reality show on Discovery Channel in 2010-11, which brought him immense fame and fortune. He is also a bestselling author, runs his own school for survival techniques, a YouTube channel and a survival gear store.

So can you have any guesses about how rich is Dave Canterbury? According to sources, Dave’s net worth is over $300,000, which he has accumulated from the various skills related to his profession of a survival guide, such as starring in TV shows, writing books and training people.

Dave Canterbury Net Worth $300,000

Dave started his career with joining the US army at the age of 17 in 1981, in which he served ’til 1987 reaching the rank sergeant. After doing an array of jobs which included working on a reptile farm for a short time and serving as a commercial fisherman and diver, he started training and teaching wilderness survival techniques. He co-starred in the reality-based TV show ” Dual Survival” on Discovery Channel in 2010. The show was a massive hit and so was Dave, giving him instant celebrity status and bringing in a huge fortune, but in its second season in 2011 he was ousted because of fabricating his military records. He also hosted two TV shows named “How Sharks Hunt” and “Masters of Survival” in 2011, and appeared in the TV series documentary “North America” in 2013. Currently he is starring in the new reality show “Dirty Rotten Survival” which premiered on National Geographic Channel on 15th September 2015. All these activities have added to his net worth.

Besides that Dave has also written two books on survival, entitled “Bush Craft 101” and “Advanced Bush Craft” in 2014 and 2015 respectively, which quickly became New York Times bestsellers and added to his net worth. He is the managing editor of the magazine “Self Reliance Illustrated”, and co-author of a waterproof folding guide series useful for both beginners and experienced outdoorsmen. Dave also writes for the American Frontiersman and New Pioneer magazines, and his authorship adds steadily to his net worth..

At present he’s settled in south-east Ohio and runs his own school, “The Pathfinder School LLC”, where he teaches wilderness skills to more than 1,500 students worldwide. On his YouTube channel Dave posts survival themed instructional videos on a regular basis and has uploaded more than 600 to date. Canterbury has derived from his vast wealth of tracking and hunting knowledge the concept of The Five Cs of Survivability: a cutting tool, a combustion device, cover, a container, and cordage. He is an adjunct instructor at Frontier Christian University. The school is a significant source of his net worth.

Dave has in addition opened an outdoor gear store named “Self Reliance Outfitters” in Indianapolis, Indiana. This store sells all kinds of equipments used for primitive skills of survival, self-help kits and books, besides the famous Dave Canterbury knives.

Dave did his schooling at Anderson High School, Indiana. He married Iris Canterbury in 2002, who is also an outdoorswoman, and works as a photographer at his school, and also assists him in his various tasks, and makes her own contribution in raising his net worth even higher. They have a son and a daughter. Additionally Dave is an accomplished archer and won first prize at the Men’s Traditional Archery Nationals in 2006.

Full NameDave Canterbury
Net Worth$300,000
Date Of BirthSeptember 19, 1963
SpouseIris Canterbury
TV ShowsDual Survival


Dual Survival2010TV Series survival expert - 2 episodes


Dirty Rotten Survival2015TV SeriesHimself
North America2013TV Series documentaryHimself
How Sharks Hunt2011TV SpecialHimself
Dual Survival2011TV SeriesHimself
The Bob & Tom Show2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest

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