Canadian gold miner and TV personality Monica Beets is known for her work in discovery channel’s Gold Rush. She is also the daughter of Tony Beets.
She is recognized as the young girl who became the supervisor of the family’s gold mining company, instructing men twice her age on what to do.
Let’s take a look at the life of Monica Beets including her net worth, husband and other details.
Monica Beets was born on November 7th of 1993 in Dawson City, Yukon, Canada. Both of her parents Tony and Minnie Beets have appeared in Gold Rush and she comes from a close-knit family with older siblings; Mike, Kevin and Bianca.
While details about her education are still under wraps we do know that Canadian star grew up following in the footsteps of her father, the beets family has always been involved in the gold mining business. So it comes as no surprise that Monica’s mining career began quite early on.
as per sources Tony started training her and teaching her about heavy machinery when she was only 12 years old, luckily Monica got the hang of it quickly and she has a natural talent for the profession.
By the time she was 16, she was already working full time in her father’s mining operation and was appointed as supervisor at paradise hill at the age of 18. This of course provided a solid foundation for Monica’s own career in the mining industry.
When she was 21 Monica’s life drastically changed for the better when she was offered to join the cast of Gold Rush season 5. the reality TV series was originally called Gold Rush Alaska and focused on the lives of a group of gold miners and their families around Dawson City, Yukon.
Since the show’s premiere in December of 2010; Gold Rush has proven to be a massive hit for the network garnering numerous accolades and impressive viewership records.
The Beets family joined the popular reality series in season 2 and instantly became a significant part of the cast, amassing fans from all around the country.
Monica also became a fan favorite after joining the show thanks to her passion for mining and her dedication on the field.
she’s one of the crucial members of the Beets crew at paradise hill and mostly looks after the overall routine and gives instructions to her teammates when necessary, a hard-working ambitious gold miner.
Monica beets has become a known face in the gold mining industry and has surely achieved a lot in her short span of life while following in her father’s footsteps.
She proved to the world that a woman cannot just handle heavy machinery but also excel at mining.
Net Worth and Salary
Thanks to the popularity they earned from Gold Rush the Beets clan has become one of the most renowned families in Canada. Monica too has made considerable earnings from her profession as a gold miner as well as her income from the hit reality series.
She surely won hearts and impressed viewers from around the world by showcasing brilliant gold mining skills and becoming a TV personality to remember.
As of May of 2021, Monica Beets has an estimated net worth of 2 million dollars. It was reported that she earns around 200,000 dollars per season appearing in the show alone, which greatly helps increase her net worth.
Husband and Personal Life
Before settling down, Beets was known to be the crush of fellow Gold Rush star Park Schnabel but their relationship didn’t turn out into a romantic one.
Later she reportedly dated another co-star from the show Brandon Harper but the two soon parted ways on august 11th of 2018.
Monica beets tied the knot with Taylor Mays in her stunning hometown Dawson city, the destination served as the perfect backdrop to their rustic but grand wedding which was attended by close friends and family members.
The footage from her wedding was also featured on Gold Rush in a weekend episode.