We don’t often get to see a Quinquagenarian who is still very athletic as Cameron Hanes is. He is a perfect example of the saying “the older the wine, the better its taste”. Cameron is an American multi-talented non-fiction author, bowhunter, and endurance runner. As for his multi-talents, he is also the host for OutdoorChannel’sElk chronicles. His hunting skills got him an endorsement deal with the popular brand UnderArmour.
Cameron Hanes Bio, Age
Cameron Hanes was born in Eugene, Oregon, United States, on October 2, 1967. He was raised as a town boy in Marcola, a small town in Willamette Valley, Oregon. He is of Caucasian ethnicity and was raised a Christian.
Hanes athleticism didn’t just start as a runner or a bowhunter, during his high school days, he engaged himself in several sporting activities. He played football, basketball, baseball, and a little running.
Over the years, participants in hunting have reduced drastically ever since the introduction and rise of the internet. Rather than going on a hunt, people choose to engage themselves with their hand gadgets. Concerned by this deterioration, Hanes tries to bridge that gap between hunting and the internet by using various media platforms to reintroduce hunting and to educate people on bowhunting which is his specific kind of hunting.
Cameron Hanes has an active YouTube channel that is self-titled, he uses it to educate his over 140 thousand subscribers about bowhunting, not just as a job but a sport as well. His YouTube channel has over 23 million views. He also operates an Instagram page with over 500,000 followers.
Between 2014-2017, he made several guest appearances on Joe Rogan Podcast. On the podcast, he discussed bowhunting as an adventure and also presented it on an educational front. His discussion on the podcast helped educate prospective hunters and also served as an introduction to those who were never into hunting and didn’t have an interest in it.
Hanes isn’t just about physicality and sport, he is also a writer. He is the author of two bestselling books which tell of his mastery skills in bowhunting. Bowhunting Trophy Blacktail, for instance, was published in February 2003. At a time when people sought information on bowhunting, Hanes decided to share his knowledge on his hobby and profession. The 330 pages book sells at a retail price of $24.95 and $14 at wholesale. The book could serve as a step by step instructions for people who are interested in participating in bowhunting. The book gives a bowhunting guide and covers three hunting regions: California High Country, the fertile land of Oregon, and Washington’s rainforest.
Three years after the release of his first book, he then published another bowhunting book titled Backcountry Bowhunting: A Guide to the Wide Side. The book serves to inspire prospective bowhunters. It reviews strategies, success tips, and equipment needed to go for backcountry bowhunting. The book sells for $31.95.
His Net Worth
He has quite a diverse means of earning his pay. He earns from his books, his stint as a Marathon runner, a bowhunter, and definitely from his social media platforms. His actual salary is unknown and his total net worth has not been made public but we are certain it’s quite good for a celebrity like him to enjoy his life.
Cameron Hanes’ Family, Wife
Cameron Hanes has been married to Tracey Hanes since June 6, 1992. Tracey, like her husband, was born and raised in Eugene, Oregon. She was born on February 14, 1970. Tracey was raised in a Christian home and she is a registered Republican.
Hanes and his wife Tracey have three kids together, two boys and a girl. The couple’s first child, Tanner Hanes was born on the 11th of June 1993. Tanner attended Mohawk High School in Marcola, Oregon. Their second son, Truett Hanes was born on December 10, 1996. He attended Marist Catholic High School and proceeded to the University of Oregon to study Journalism. The couple’s only daughter is Taryn Hanes. The couple raised their kids as Christians just as they themselves were raised. The couple and their kids reside in their hometown in Eugene, Oregon.
Cameron’s family also comprises his brother, Peter Hanes, his elder brother. He was born in Eugene, Oregon on June 2, 1960. Other family members include his father Robert Hanes and his mother Kandice Hanes. His dad was born on January 2, 1948, and his mom was born on August 9, 1955.
His Height And Weight
He stands at 5’8” tall and also weighs 73 kg. Aside from his hunting career, his fans are also concerned about how he manages to keep fit at his age. In a simple reply, Cameron says he eats more of plant proteins which according to him, would help him control his muscles while running his usual 10 miles a day minimum.