Willie Robertson is an American businessman and a TV personality famous for his appearance on the A&E’s reality series Duck Dynasty. The current CEO of Duck Commander has been entertaining people since 2012 with a total humor and distinct business strategies in his show.
Willie Robertson from mediocre business to Duck Dynasty
Willie Robertson’s father, Phil Robertson, is the one to start the Duck Commander in 1973. The empire began from manufacturing high-quality duck calls and also the duck decoys out of salvaged swamp wood.
Slowly and gradually, the family business started to reach the apex after it was documented in the A&E’s 2012’s duck hunting series.
Duck Dynasty made headlines when Congressman Vance McAllister invited Willie as his guest to an event in 2014. After that, the show became even more popular eventually leading their ordinary business to become a multi-million empire.
People loved the tight-knit unit of Duck Dynasty’s family and for that, all thanks to the show.
Willie Robertson has known his wife since childhood
We have watched the amazing chemistry of Willie and Korie Robertson on the show. The pair first met at a summer youth camp when Willie was in the fourth grade and Korie was in the third grade. Later, the two went to separate schools but managed to meet during the Christmas holiday that year.
Willie Robertson who has once mentioned that he would recommend “getting married young” actually got married to Korie, just a year after high school. Since then, the pair has been together sharing blissful life with their children. The two can be a real inspiration and perfect example as an ideal couple.
Willie and Korie Robertson’s perfectly blended family with biological and adopted kids
Other than the funny moments and the business concept which people watch on the show, Willie Robertson is loved by many for his extended and perfectly blended family.
Out of the couple’s six children, three are biological and the rest are adopted ones. Their biological kids include John Luke, Sadie, and Bella.
The couple’s eldest girl and boy are already married. Sadie, who was a finalist on Dancing with the Stars season 19, is a high school graduate. Rowdy is in eighth grade, Bella is in ninth and Willie Jr. is in tenth grade.
Duck Dynasty helped Willie Robertson to amass an impressive net worth
Willie Robertson embraced the business technique of his father and smartly implemented them to build the Duck Commander empire. Willie also runs another company called Buck Commander under which deer hunting merchandise is being sold.
In addition, he has authored a NY Times bestselling book, The Duck Commander Family: How Faith, Family, and Ducks Built a Dynasty. The book was released in 2012 and gives the insight of Willie’s family life and his business.
As an author of the bestselling book and the CEO of $400 million worth business, Willie Robertson has been able to accumulate an impressive amount of net worth.
He has also earned the Governor’s Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence presented by the Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal in February 2014.