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The famous and fearless American reality television star Shelby Stanga is best known for his appearance on the History Channel documentary reality TV series called Ax Men. The show featured Shelby as a member of the Swamp Man Logging team of Ax Men TV series on the third, fourth and fifth season. Some of the logs that were recovered by Shelby were sunk more than 100 years in the past, and had stayed submerged in the mud for over 100 years. Because of his performance on this show, Stanga has often been referred to as Swampman. He has logging experience of more than 37 years. Stanga moved to the swamps in the north of New Orleans when he was only nine years old and stayed in the area for over 37 years. Now, at the age of 55 years, his courage hasn’t wavered a bit and is still continuing his good work and is adding a considerable amount to his net worth every year.
Stanga first started living in the swamps at the young age of 9 and has been keeping up his work as a swampman. In his career spanning over three decades, he started from the bottom and gradually paved his way to the top. His hard work and dedication has not only made him famous but also fortunate. He has worked hard to establish himself as one of the well known television personalities. By now, he has accumulated a good sum of money. His net worth has been estimated to be around $400 thousand, as of the start of 2014. Stanga undoubtedly receives an exceedingly handsome salary for his good work. His salary from the History channel’s series AX Men was $70 thousand in 2013. Similarly, he earned $70,000 from the logs he got for a national zoo. Stanga has earned most of his enormous wealth as the star of AX Men.