Les Stroud has also worked in filmmaking and directing and has appeared in several TV shows about survival skills.
Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Les Stroud was born on October 20, 1961, in Mimico, a western Toronto neighborhood. He went to Mimico High School and then to Fanshawe College in London after graduating. He enrolled in the ‘Music Industry Arts Program’ to pursue his musical interests. After graduation, he spent several years working for ‘MuchMusic,’ a video channel in Toronto.
In addition, he worked as a garbage collector in Toronto and as a songwriter for the band ‘New Regime.’ He was inspired to change his career after taking a Temagami Canoe trip. He began his career as a guide with ‘Black Feather Wilderness Adventures.’ He used to lead excursions in the wilds of Northern Ontario.
Les Stroud’s Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Les Stroud, who was born on October 20, 1961, is 57 years old as of today, August 11, 2022. It is unknown what his height and weight are.
Les Stroud’s Profession & Career
For a time, Les Stroud worked as an off-screen artist in the music industry. As the production manager, he has worked on numerous music videos for artists such as Corey Hart, Rush, and others. In addition, he was a member of ‘Diamond Dogs,’ a David Bowie cover band. He was also the music composer and lead guitarist for his band ‘New Regime.’ He appeared with the band at the ‘Toronto Beaches International Jazz Festival and the ‘Orillia Blues Festival.’
Les Stroud’s Income And Net Worth
Les Stroud’s net worth is $8 million, which he has amassed through his love of the outdoors and laborious efforts. He has consistently been passionate about his career and has helped many people survive in the wilderness through his shows and guiding abilities. His entire fortune stems from his work in the music industry and the production of several survival shows.
Les Stroud’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship
Les Stroud married Sue Jamison, a photographer colleague whom he met at a survival course, in 1994. They were both so influenced by nature that they planned a year-long honeymoon in the Wabakimi area of Ontario. They relocated to Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, after returning. He worked as an outdoor instructor for aboriginal people with special needs. The couple eventually settled in Huntsville, Ontario. They raised two children and founded ‘Wilderness Voice’ (an outdoor outfit) and ‘Wilderness Spirit Productions’ (Production house and Media Company). The couple divorced in 2008. Les is also an expert in adventure racing and has competed in numerous Canadian championships.
|Full Name||Les Stroud|
|Age||58 years old|
|Birth Date||October 20, 1961|
|Birth Place||Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada|
|Wife||Susan Jamison (1994-2008)|
|Children||Yes (Logan Stroud, Raylan Stroud)|
|Profession||Canadian survival expert, filmmaker, and musician|
|Net Worth||$8 million|