Quick Facts of Silas Merritt Robertson
- Full NameSilas Merritt Robertson
- Net WorthBetween $6 and $8
- Date of Birth1948 /04 /27
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceVivian, Louisiana, U.S.
- ProfessionTV Personality
- Active Year2002-Present
- Eye colourBlue
- Hair colourSalt and Pepper
- SpouseChristine Raney
- Online PresenceFacebook,Twitter,Instagram
Most notably known as Uncle Si, the 70-year-old, Silas Merritt Robertson is an American TV personality, hunter, preacher, outdoors-man, and a retired U.S. Army soldier. He is best known for starring on A&E’s reality show ‘Duck Dynasty’. Did you know he was drafted in the Vietnam War during the 1960s? He appeared in a number of other TV programs too which made his name more recognizable.
As of now, he has an estimated net worth around $8 million. How did he amass such net worth? In order to know more regarding his career as well as personal life, stay in the article.
How old is Si Robertson? Know about his family
Si Robertson was born on April 27, 1948, in Vivian, Louisiana, USA to father James Harold Robertson and mother Merritt B. Thurman. As of now, he is 70 years old. He is the sixth of seven children. In addition, he has four brothers named Jimmy Frank, Tommy, Phil and Harold and two sisters Jan and Judy.
Talking about his early life, Robertson spent his childhood in poverty. Well, he spent most of his childhood in rugged conditions and enjoyed only a few comforts. However, the financial conditions didn’t revive him from attending North Caddo High School. Besides, he studied at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston. Although, he dropped out of the university without ending his degree to join the army.
Who is Si Robertson’s wife? Know about his Personal life
Talking about his personal life, he married his longtime beautiful girlfriend, Christine Robertson in 1971. He and his wife, Christine dated for several years. In an interview, he made a very heart touching comment about his spouse.
“One woman has already got my heart, we’ve been married for 43 years and her name is Miss Christine Robertson.”
The married couple has a son named Scott and a daughter named Trasa. Well, the lovely couple has eight grandchildren. Simply, Robertson’s son has served in the U.S. Army. For information, his son was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. This condition motivated Robertson to advocate for better care for veterans.
Si Robertson’s Near to Death
Once in a time, Si Robertson considered himself as a very lucky guy to set a death aside. After experiencing death so closely, he decided to chase his dream before its too late. So, he made his lifetime bucket list. For instance:
1. “Ride a bull for 8 seconds”
2. “Be voted most valuable player in the Little League World Series”
3. “Become a renowned doctor and cure haemorrhoids”
4. “Judge the Miss America contest”
5. “Play fetch with Air Bud”
6. “Fly in a balloon chair”
7. “Having a date with Wonder Woman”
8. “Eat at a hibachi restaurant” & “I want to be a hibachi chef”
Si Robertson’s Career
Robertson started his career after dropping out of Louisiana Tech University without ending his course. Si Robertson joined the U.S army and frequently he fought in the Vietnam War during the 1960s. Finally, he retired from the U.S army in the year 1993 with great prestige and fame.
After he stated his retirement from the US Army, he started working with his Brother Phil’s Duck Commander Business. In addition, he has made several TV shows to date. Also, he has been highlighted in shows like ‘The Duckmen of Louisiana’ and ‘Buck Commander’. His character was one of the most popular ones on the hit show. Robertson also has an extreme concern in music and set a band termed ‘Uncle Si and The Psychotics.
Si Robertson Net Worth
As of 2019, Si Robertson has a net worth of over $8 million. In addition, most of his income comes through his reality series shows. Further, in 2013 and 2014, he earned over $1 million from Duck Dynasty.