James Bobo Fay is a researcher and businessman best known for his entertainment business on television. He has had a television career that has spanned over 10 years. His career on-air was prompted by his passion for finding the Big Foot since he was a child. This desire according to reports has only grown stronger as the years progressed.
His passion for this mythical object who some believe to exist and have testified to have seen (but empirical evidence of its existence is unavailable) drove him to begin to search for the creature. His zeal to find the creature led him to join groups of people on similar quests. He is known for being part of a few popular discovery reality shows such as Finding Big Foot, Monster Quest, among others. His presence on television has not only earned him widespread recognition but has also increased his net worth. Let’s take a deeper look into this celebrity’s life via these six facts.
6 Facts About James Bobo Fay – The Finding Big Foot TV Actor
1. Education and Career
The Manhattan Beach-born star is best known for his work on television. It is believed that he attended a high school in California, however, it is certain that he attended the Humboldt State University in Arcata to further his education. While growing up, he was a self-acclaimed researcher.
He began his career by being a member of a musical band called Sublime which availed him the opportunity to travel and explore. Soon, he left the band to work several odd jobs. In 2001, he claimed to have seen the creature – the bigfoot. His fortune changed in 2007 when he joined the entertainment industry as he began featuring on documentaries, then on reality TV shows. He featured in the documentary, Operation Nightscream 2003. As per his television works, he has been on the following series; The Joe Rogan Experience, The Jeff Probst Show, and Finding Big Foot. He is best known for appearing on Animal Planet’s discovery show Finding Big Foot. The show premiered on May 29, 2011, and lasted until May 2018, with 9 seasons and 100 episodes.
2. Passion To Find Big Foot
Since his childhood days, James Bobo Fay has nursed a passion to find the creature called the Big Foot. Despite the fact that there is no scientific evidence of the creature’s existence, James held on to his belief. The Big Foot is a mythical creature that is said to look like an ape. It is hairy and big, and it leaves a bigfoot trail, hence its name. The creature is also known as Sasquatch.
3. Illness and Cancer Rumors
James, who was known for his big statue began to lose weight in the later part of 2016. This led his fans to suggest that the reality TV star was suffering from some illness. Th rumors even heightened when James decided to shave his hair (he spotted a long hair prior to that time). While some speculated that he had cancer of the neck, others said that he had abnormal cell growth. These rumors lingered until 2017 when he clarified his fans on these transformations. He revealed that he was in perfect health on his Facebook page. He added that the weight loss was a result of healthier dieting and proper exercise and his shaving was simply for better looks.
4. Wife and Kids
James is scrupulously private when it comes to his personal life. Since 2007, when he has been in the spotlight, he has been able to keep his personal life out of the media. He has not made available any information concerning his past relationship life if he had any and who he is currently seeing. Or if he is married. No one has ever surfaced as his wife or his children.
5. Net Worth
For one to be successful, a lot of hard work and dedication is required. James Bobo Fay’s success is a result of his fusion of passion and hard work. This reality television star has featured in several episodes of various discovery-based reality programs such as Monster Quest, The Joe Rogan Experience, Finding Big Foot, and so on.
In addition to his work on television, he is also a businessman. According to reports, some of his wealth was accumulated from his commercial fishing business. It is uncertain what the TV personality earns monthly or yearly from both vocations. However, he is said to be worth a splendid sum of $400,000.
6. Social Media Presence
Some celebrities love to keep in touch with their fans and admirers. They want their fans to be closer to them and be better parts of their lives, hence they become very active on social media. James Bobo Fay is very active on social media himself. He has accounts on most popular sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
The MonsterQuest star has over 40k followers on Facebook, 43k on Twitter, and about 1,700 on Instagram. He has no YouTube channel but he has his own website which he uses to transact business for his organization.