Donny Dust Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Alone, Salary, Net Worth

Donny Dust

Donny Dust Biography and Wikipedia

A native of Colorado, Donny Dust is a well-known television personality, Survival Expert, and Professional Caveman. He is also known for being a social media personality and is majorly found in TikTok.

He gained a large following after being featured on History Channel’s Alone, a reality television series. However, he had to retreat due to a health condition. He is set to feature on NBC Universal’s new show titled Mud, Sweat & Beards. The show is set to premiere in early 2022.

Age and Birthday

Donny is 55 years old as of 2023. He was born on October 7th, 1967 in Colorado,  United States.

Real Name

Dust’s real name is Donald Dust Jr.


Dust stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.90 meters) tall.


Dust is the loving son of Donald Dust, his father, and Christie Dust, his mother. He is also the brother of Kimberly Dust and Jennifer Dust, his sisters. Kimberly works as a realtor at Ebby Halliday Realtors: Southlake and lives in Keller, Texas whereas Jennifer is married and lives with her husband and kids in Indian Land, South Carolina.

Donny Dust
Donny Dust


Dust is a happily married man. He has been blessed with a beautiful wife whom he features in his social media accounts and two children. His first-born son is Will Dust while his second-born is Alden Dust. He has however not disclosed the identity of his wife.


Donny has served as a Marine for 12 years and is a Marine Corps Veteran. In 2011, he was discharged from his service. While in the United States Marine Corps, Donny realized that humans are more capable than what we give credit for. He attended survival courses in numerous locations that further helped him to become a “professional caveman”.

Heart Attack

Dust suffered a severe hereditary heart attack before he joined the History Channel’s show titled Alone. On the show, he dared to survive alone in the Arctic along the shore of Great Slave Lake in Canada. Unfortunately during the second week, he started vomiting acutely from tainted muskrat meat which he consumed during the second week in the bush.

Soon after the coronary symptoms were experienced, he was evacuated from the region. He was allowed to keep his heart medication during the time he was on the trip. According to him, he said that he was in pain where his muscles and the joint were throbbing. Moreover, he feared having another heart attack as at the time he was dehydrating which increased thickness which made it hard for the heart to function.


He was featured as a contestant on the History Channel’s Alone: The Beast where he was to survive alone in the Arctic along the shore of Great Slave Lake in Canada. However, his trip was cut short after his ordeal in the second week of his stay in the Arctic and he was evacuated from the region.

Net Worth

Dust has made a great fortune from his career. He has an estimated net worth of $1 million.


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