|Full Name||Willie Jess Robertson|
|Birthday||April 22, 1972 (age 51)|
|Birthplace||Ruston, Louisiana, United States|
|Spouse||Korie Robertson (m. 1992)|
|Height||5‘ 9” (1.75m)|
|Net Worth||$20 million|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter, Facebook|
As an avid Duck Dynasty fan, I‘m thrilled to provide deeper insights into the remarkable Willie Robertson – businessman, author, outdoorsman, husband, and father of six. Born the third son of Phil and Kay Robertson, founders of Duck Commander, Willie grew up hunting, fishing, playing sports, and getting into mischief with his brothers in Louisiana.
Early Life and Family
From an early age, Willie developed a strong work ethic and passion for the outdoors alongside his parents and siblings. After graduating business school, Willie took over Duck Commander and expanded it into a multi-million dollar empire. He met his wife Korie in high school, marrying her in 1992. Together they parented Rebecca, John Luke, Sadie, Will, Bella, and Rowdy. Family and faith remain Willie‘s top priorities through all his success.
The Duck Commander Story
Willie helped grow Duck Commander from a backwoods family operation into the leading duck call brand in America, increasing its annual revenue from $100,000 to over $40 million. Through shrewd business skills, an innovative marketing approach and a bit of luck, Willie steered the company to previously unfathomable heights. I‘ll never forget watching the famous viral video that started it all – their duck call ringing up sales after Willie‘s brother Jase demonstrated it on a talk show.
Reality TV Fame on Duck Dynasty
As Duck Commander boomed, networks came calling about a reality series. Willie reluctantly agreed, and the rest is history. For 11 seasons, we tuned in to the Robertson‘s hilarious antics, touching family moments, outdoor adventures, and surprisingly sage wisdom. Although initially hesitant to open their lives to cameras, the show provided a platform for the Robertsons to share their faith and values with the world. Willie quickly became a fan favorite as the central figure navigating both family drama and business deals.
Offscreen Family Life
While Willie keeps plenty busy with work, he always carves out quality time for his loved ones. He prioritizes date nights with Korie, coaching his kids‘ sports teams, hunting trips with the guys, Sunday dinners and group vacations. The Robertson home is constantly bustling with activity – and plenty of good-natured fun and laughter. Willie has a great sense of humor and enjoys pulling pranks on his siblings. His kids describe him as a hands-on, supportive dad who instills morals and discipline.
Books and Public Speaking
Willie shares lessons from his experiences through bestselling books and speaking engagements across the country. He authors the popular Duck Commander Devotional. Some of his go-to topics include principles of entrepreneurship, the importance of faith and family, and insights into the Robertson‘s close-knit family dynamic. Audiences love his charisma, inspirational messages, and the chance to meet the man they watched on TV for so many years.
It‘s been awesome watching Willie succeed over the years – he deserves all the rewards for his vision and determination. But through it all, he remains the down-to-earth hunter and family man fans came to know and love. Here‘s to many more great seasons and projects for Willie!