Shelby Stanga | $ 2 Million
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Shelby Stanga

The Legend of Shelby The Swamp Man

Net Worth $ 2 Million
  • Birthday1st Jan, 70
  • Birth PlaceUnited States
  • Marital statusMarried
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Born Shelby Stanga has an estimated net worth of $2 million.  Stanga,  History channel series AX Men star  is American reality television star. Stanga has accumulated his net worth from his salary in AXMen which amounted to $70,000 per episode and from his contracts with furniture designers,construction companies and museums. Stanga rose to fame after he joined AXMen’s season three.  His popularity allowed him to have his own reality show, “The Legend of Shelby The Swamp Man" aired in History Channel in 2013. Shelby often goes with by his dog Wiley, his friends Earl and Bob and his cousin Jarvis as part of the Swamp Man Logging Team on the third and fourth season of Ax Men reality show. Shelby recovered log soaked in mud for years making them absorbed minerals resulting to various colors like yellow, red, blue, green, purple and brown which is  very attractive furniture-makers. Shelby Stanga has lived in the swamps north of New Orleans since he was nine years old, and he has been logging in the area for 37 years.


  • I grew up in the swamp having fun, fishing and hogging. I went to school but didn't really like it. Only friends that I had are ones that I met in the swamp.
  • I was 11 years old when I pulled my first log. I sold it, made some easy money and that’s when I knew that is what I wanted to do. I pulled logs when I wasn't hunting and fishing.
  • Growing up I knew a lot of people that sold logs for a living. I started with a little boat and pulled one log at a time. The oldest log that I ever pulled so far was over 500 years old.
  • I was 5 years old when I got my first BB gun. When I was 7 my dad gave me a .22 rifle and I still have it.
  • I like to get Sinker Cypress and Sinker Pine logs because that’s the ones I can make the most money with.
  • Ya’ll have probably heard stories about me being bitten by poisonous snakes and never got sick. The stories are true, I guess I’m immune to them.
  • All of my hobbies are in the swamp and the swamp is my home. I really don’t like to leave it but this year I’m gonna try to get out and meet some of you fans.
  • We’re gonna try to get some appearances set up and see how it goes. I love my fans and want to thank each and every one of you.
  • I’ll have some new t-shirts, caps and some other stuff up for sale soon so check back. My web guy is working on those now. Ahh Sh*t can you believe that I got my own web guy. I would have never thought I would have one of those.

Did you know?

  • Shelby Stanga prefers to sleep in a sleeping bag and hammock next to a boat launch on the Tangipahoa River.
  • Stanga, fast-talking and weathered, with a penchant for expletives, dives into the water to locate the logs.
  • His fanciest possession is iPhone despite his fame.
  • His show "The Legend of Shelby the Swamp Man" premired with 32-million-total-viewers.

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